Percy Hedley School News Roundup

Check out our round up from Percy Hedley School this year.

Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

At the beginning of the year, students and staff dressed up in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.

MOVE to Spook

Everyone had a fab time celebrating Halloween at MOVE to Spook this year, and looked brilliant too!

Children in Need

School was filled with yellow and spots for Children in Need in November.

Christmas Celebrations

This year, we were MOVE-ing in a Winter Wonderland, celebrated Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Save the Children and the Percy Hedley Foundation, and enjoyed Christmas sensory sessions with True Colours Theatre.

World Book Day

Pupils and staff had loads of fun dressing up as their favourite characters for World Book Day!

National Careers Week

Pupils had a great time finding out all about what goes on behind the scenes at Greggs this Careers Week and enjoyed a sausage roll or two!

Red Nose Day 

Mr Runnacles was a great sport and took pies to the face to raise money for Comic Relief!

Egg-cited to MOVE

Everyone had a fab time at Easter this year getting involved with all the activities in MOVE fest.

Coronation Celebrations 

We celebrated the coronation of King Charles by enjoying a Coronation Lunch in the sports hall. The walls were decorated with art made by students and kitchen staff provided a delicious buffet!

World Meditation Day

Staff and students enjoyed a day of fun and relaxing activities for World Meditation Day, including playing in a sensory garden, and making bath bombs, friendship bracelets and stress balls.

Joe Wicks

Pupils attended George Stephenson school to meet a very special visitor. Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, held a fitness session followed by a Q+A, which our students loved.

Reason To – Disability Triathlon

Students had a fab time at the disability triathlon! The Reason To – Disability Triathlon, which is organised by triathletes Jo Shallcross and Tracey Sample, allows children and adults with disabilities to take part in the event they love.

Writing Workshop

Author Lisette Auton visited Percy Hedley School to host a writing workshop.

MOVE Fest 

Our students had a blast going around all the stations at MOVE Fest, which included a Rock Out Stage, Splash the Duck, limbo and a chill-out zone.

This is Me Day 

School was looking very colourful for This is Me Day this year, which focuses on celebrating diversity and individuality. The day was filled with music, games, a catwalk and a dance and theatre workshop.

70th Birthday Celebrations

We celebrated the Foundation’s 70th birthday with a party for the Juniors! They all had a brilliant time, with face painting, dancing and costumes.

Leaver’s Prom

Congratulations to all our leavers who celebrated in style with a fabulous party!