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Hastings Opportunity Area Inclusion Update – December 2020

Hastings Opportunity Area Inclusion Update – December 2020

The inclusion strand for year 4 aims to further embed and build on HOA funded inclusion work developed within the 3 Hastings mainstream secondary schools over the last 2 years. In addition, we seek to further promote effective inclusive practice and shared working...

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Hastings Opportunity Area Literacy Update – December 2020

Hastings Opportunity Area Literacy Update – December 2020

We have now released funding for 20 schools across Hastings to deliver evidence-based literacy programmes. This builds on existing work by a number of Trusts who were already delivering evidence-based programmes prior to the HOA, and on the work of many Trusts and...

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Broadening Horizons Programme Update -December 2020

Broadening Horizons Programme Update -December 2020

The HOA have funded a programme of Athlete Mentor visits and workshops for schools in Hastings, to transform the aspirations of young people. The Athlete Mentors are Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship and Commonwealth medallists, who have a wealth of experience...

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HOA – PROGRAMME OF SUMMER ACTIVITIES AND BLENDED LEARNING

HOA – PROGRAMME OF SUMMER ACTIVITIES AND BLENDED LEARNING

The HOA has made funding of £150k available to schools and community providers to deliver a range of summer enrichment and blended learning activities, particularly focused on those children and young people who have missed out on learning during the period of school...

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FREE BADGE BONANZA ONLINE SERVICE FOR ALL SCHOOLS & FAMILIES

FREE BADGE BONANZA ONLINE SERVICE FOR ALL SCHOOLS & FAMILIES

Today the Hastings Opportunity Area’s Broadening Horizons team launched an adapted version of Badge Bonanza. The interactive website was originally developed for use by year five & sixes to take part in enrichment challenges, winning digital badges and prizes for...

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East Sussex Careers Hub – Online Resources for Families

East Sussex Careers Hub – Online Resources for Families

The East Sussex Careers Hub has compiled online resources, videos and virtual support around careers for families to share with their children / students whilst they are at home. Family Learning Careers Resource The Careers Hub team have created two resource...

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HASTINGS OPPORTUNITY AREA: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES UPDATE

HASTINGS OPPORTUNITY AREA: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES UPDATE

Since the national restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 came into effect, the Hastings Opportunity Area’s mental health team have been working with our service providers to support a range of activities and services they are delivering to schools, pupils, families and...

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HOA Providers Supported as Projects Evolve Through COVID-19

HOA Providers Supported as Projects Evolve Through COVID-19

We hope you and those close to you are all keeping safe and well during these unprecedented times. At the HOA we are keen to ensure that the HOA funding organisations, schools and other providers have received to deliver specific projects on literacy, maths, mental...

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COVID-19: HASTINGS OPPORTUNITY AREA UPDATE

Dear Colleagues, Families and Friends, We hope you and those close to you are all keeping safe and well during these unprecedented times.  Like everyone, at the HOA we are following and implementing government recommendations in respect of...

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