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We’re incredibly proud of all our Year 13 students, congratulations to those who secured places at some fantastic universities today.


It’s our last day of what has been one of the most turbulent academic years in history. A huge thank you to our students, parents & staff for their relentless hard work and support. Have a well deserved break & we cannot wait to see you in September!


Our second Year 6 transition bulletin has been sent out. This week, hear from our Head of Academy; Mr Glees. Also read the top tips from Jack in Year 7. All Y6 Bulletins will also be available on our website.


Thank you for your positive feedback it’s really appreciated. 😊


As we come to the end of June, our student led briefing this week has focussed on celebrating . Well Done to the students who put this incredible piece of work together! Our Student Briefings are available on our website.


Today on we give thanks to all those who serve to protect us.


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We did it, we won 🏆! HACH are Champions of the 2020 Homeletics competition. A lot closer at the end than we would have liked well done to for chasing us down on the last day! A brilliant team effort from the HACH community. Led the way since day one


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End of day 4 and HACH maintain their position at the top of the leaderboard with one day to go! All you unsung heroes that are submitting your scores are really making a difference to the overall school


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Good morning HACH! We need a really strong day today, as are hot on our heels and really looking to gain on us today. Get all friends and parents involved. Links below to MS Forms and post your videos!


Our first Year 6 Bulletin has gone out to those joining us in September. This week: Watch videos and meet key members of staff. Also there is a video on our school day and how to read our timetable!


In our student bulletin this week: We celebrate & debate how the arts should be supported during the pandemic. Who has been awarded Character Merits this week? Students check your inboxes to find out!


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Homeletics competition starts today with long jump and sprint. Post videos on here and Facebook site and add scores to forms link sent home to parents via email


Our students have been writing to residents in a local care home. Reading their replies reminds us how important it is to come together as a community to support others in these challenging times.


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So proud of these students from / Considering the current circumstances, you can see evidence of hard work amd dedication. Pieces of art/poetry inspired from gods and monsters.


Could you please Email us full details so we can follow this up. We take it very seriously. Thankyou for your support.


A tragic loss to our HACH Community, our thoughts continue to be with Christian’s family & friends. - Fundraiser set up for family of Christian Mbulu who died in Preston


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📢 Free Live BMAT webinar 🗓️ Thur 4th June 6pm (GMT+1) ✅Aspiring Medics, Dentists & Vets 🎬 We are working with the official BMAT team to share an intro to the test and guidance on preparation. Experts will be answering any Q's you have! Sign up: ⚕️


Our student bulletin this week: We look at the impact of the death of George Floyd in communities across the US & the world. June is Pride month, we explore why it is important. Who has been awarded merits this week? Students check your inboxes to find out!


Eid Mubarak to those in our HACH community who are celebrating the end of Ramadan.

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Drama -Wider Sixth Form Reading


Course Texts

Saved, Edward Bond 

(Methuen ISBN 978-0-413-31360-7)

Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen

(Methuen ISBN 978-0-413-77070-7)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens (Bloomsbury, ISBN: 978-1-4081-7335-0)

Theatre in Practice: A Student's Handbook
2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138289062, 

ISBN-10: 113828906X

The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138777019
ISBN-10: 9781138777019


Recommended wider reading



Absolute Hell, Rodney Ackland

The Persians, Aeschylus

Everyman, Anonymous

Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett

The Enchantment, Victoria Benedictsson

Mrs Warren’s Profession, George Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw

Mother Courage, Bertolt Brecht

The Seagull, Anton Chekhov

Blithe Spirit, Noël Coward

Hay Fever, Noël Coward

The Maids, Jean Genet

Servant of Two Masters, Carlo Goldoni

The Nativity, adapted by Tony Harrison

A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen

Lady from the Sea, Henrik Ibsen

Volpone, Ben Jonson

The Bells, Leopold Lewis

Dr Faustus, Christopher Marlowe

All My Sons, Arthur Miller

Playboy of the Western World, John Millington Synge

Tartuffe, Molière

The Comedy of Errors, William Shakespeare

Antigone, Sophocles

The Dream Play, August Strindberg

Under Milk Wood, Dylan Thomas

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell

Our Town, Thornton Wilder

The Corn is Green, Emlyn Williams

The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams

East Lynne, Ellen Wood

Thérèse Raquin, Émile Zola


A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee

The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow

One Man Two Guvnors, Richard Bean

The Madness of George III, Alan Bennett

London Road, Alecky Blythe

Lear, Edward Bond

Two, Jim Cartwright

Red Velvet Lolita, Chakrabarti

Vinegar Tom, Caryl Churchill

A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney

I Am the Wind, Jon Fosse

Dancing at Lughnasa, Brian Friel

Small Change, Peter Gill

A History of Falling Things, James Graham

Amy’s View, David Hare

The Secret Rapture, David Hare

Humble Boy, Charlotte Jones

Stones in His Pockets, Marie Jones

My Mother Said I Never Should, Charlotte Keatley

Beautiful Burnout, Bryony Lavery

Clytemnestra, Gwyneth Lewis

Lungs, Duncan Macmillan

Decky Does a Bronco, Douglas Maxwell

The Weir, Conor McPherson

100 Neil Monaghan, Diene Petterle & Christopher Heimann

Lovesong, Abi Morgan

'night Mother, Marsha Norman

Loot, Joe Orton

The Entertainer, John Osborne

Amgen/Broken, Gary Owen

Constellations, Nick Payne

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter

Say It With Flowers, Meic Povey and Johnny Tudor

Salt, Root and Roe, Tim Price

Deep Cut, Philip Ralph

Art, Yasmina Reza

The Red Shoes, Emma Rice

Tristan and Yseult, Emma Rice

Shirley Valentine, Willy Russell

Amadeus, Peter Shaffer

Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim

True West, Sam Shepard

Tusk Tusk, Polly Stenham

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard

Brontë, Polly Teale

The Street of Crocodiles, Theatre de Complicite

The Dark Philosophers, Gwyn Thomas

Bazaar and Rummage, Sue Townsend

The Ash Girl, Timberlake Wertenbaker

Jane Eyre, Adapted by the National Theatre (2015)