Hastings News

Welcome to the jungle

As a brilliant beginning for their topic on Rainforests, the children in Year 4 were each given a rainforest layer to research. They had to

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Junior Athletics Day

On Wednesday 23 May, a team of Year 4, 5 and 6 athletes joined children from other British schools in Madrid at a stadium in Las Rozas to participate in the annual Junior Athletics Day.

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Senior Athletics 2018 winners

A wonderful sunny day to kick start the athletics season and another successful day for Hastings! All pupils demonstrated strong performances and won gold, silver and bronze medals.

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Art Exhibition: Year 2 students become artists

Over the last few weeks Year 2 have become very knowledgeable about the artists Kandinsky, Miro and Picasso. They have researched facts about them and become artists themselves producing paintings and sculptures inspired by the art work they have seen.

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Year 13 pupils attend a talk about “Global climate change and the effects on the Arctic”

Dr. Geoffrey D. Abbott Reader in Organic Geochemistry speaks to Hastings Scientists. Dr Geoff Abbott (Newcastle University) gave a talk to sixth formers about an exciting new research project on “Global climate change and the effects on the Arctic” Dr Abbott said “Our project will focus on the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, the seafloor, which is by no means the boring, dark environment it

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1st Hastings School – Secondary Science Fair

On Saturday, 10th March 2018, students from Hastings School secondary section participated in the very first Hastings Science Fair! The event was open to students from years 7 to 9. The students competed in teams of 4. They had to present a poster based on a practical experiment and investigation they had carried out at school for the judges. We had several teams from each

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Year 1 ‘Fantastic Finish’ to end their topic on Traditional tales, which incorporated a science unit on Materials

As a ‘Fantastic Finish’ for this topic on Traditional Tales, the Year 1 children were asked to make a model house. One of the Traditional Tales they had read was ‘The story of the Three Little Pigs’. As scientists, they had found out about different materials and their properties. The children made their own model houses at home and then the parents were invited into

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Hastings wins the regional session of The European Youth Parliament

  The European Youth Parliament (EYP) Madrid regional session took place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February. It involved 6 students from Year 12 who volunteered to participate: Rebeca C., Isabel J., Alberto M., Teresa R, Alicia D. and Jorge P. They were involved in team building activities first on Saturday morning and then worked in Committee- writing resolutions.  Sunday was the General Assembly

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