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Chimp Paradox Project!

Posted on 24 Apr 2017
What worked for the Olympic cycling team may work in our school? The core values of High Tunstall College of Science are supporting and inspiring students, to allow them to achieve their potential. The Chimp Paradox model (used to such success with the British Olympic cycling team by

HTCS Lip Sync Battle 2017!

Posted on 24 Apr 2017
On Thursday 30th March, High Tunstall was the place to be. Why?  Let’s just say that staff were ready for battle…..a lip sync battle! Lots of staff got into the moment and it was a fantastic night for all. Miss Smith and Mr Myers were our presenters for the evening and kept the night

HTCS Ski Trip 2017!

Posted on 24 Apr 2017
Over the Easter holidays 42 students had the trip of a lifetime skiing in the USA at the fantastic Killington Ski Resort in Rutland Vermont. Students had five days of skiing before heading over to New York City to spend 3 nights in the Big Apple. It was a late start for all with an 11

VEX EDR North East Regional Qualifier 2016/17!

Posted on 28 Mar 2017
VEX EDR North East regional qualifier 2016-2017. Our team of 4 students from Year 10/11 produced a highly competitive robot for this years North East regional qualifier held at Nissan in Sunderland. We managed to finish a respectable 6th which unfortunately meant we just missed out on

VEX IQ National Finals 2016/17!

Posted on 28 Mar 2017
VEX IQ National Finals 2016-2017 In our first year of the IQ competition, our team of 3 Year 8/9 students were invited to compete in the National Finals held at the Big Bang Fair at the NEC Birmingham. The team managed to secure an outstanding 6th place, narrowly missing out on the In

House Masterchef Competition!

Posted on 23 Mar 2017
1st Place – Hawking  House, Liam Tomlin, Anna Conlin and Hollie Roberts These students made chicken goujon wraps with homemade salsa, wedges and salad along with a red velvet shortbread that was cut out in thumb shapes to represent the house charity logo. 2nd Place – Sharm

Changes to the National Funding Formula!

Posted on 22 Mar 2017
As you will have heard in the news in December 2016, the Government launched a new funding formula for all schools in England, ready to be introduced in 2018-19.  However this new funding formula is going to have devastating effects to all school budgets across Hartlepool. Key Funding

Third Annual STEM Lecture with Marcus du Sautoy – “Predicting the Future with Mathematics”

Posted on 22 Mar 2017
We are delighted to announce Marcus du Sautoy as the guest speaker at our third annual STEM lecture.  Marcus du Sautoy is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of New College. He was

Tunny Trampolining Tees Valley Triumphs!

Posted on 03 Mar 2017
After excelling at the Town competition several of our students traveled to Billingham to represent the college at the Tees Valley County Trampolining Finals. Within the KS4 Girls Novice event, Holly Salvin was the individual winner with Hannah Johnson finishing as runner up.  The tea

We Have Partnered With Tootoot!

Posted on 28 Feb 2017
We are pleased to announce that we have partnered up with tootoot. Tootoot is a safe, secure and diverse web-based safeguarding tool, which allows students of all age ranges – from Primary right through to University – to report incidents of bullying, problems they could be having in