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A Warm Welcome to Huxlow

Welcome to Huxlow Science College

At Huxlow Science College we believe that school days are precious and form the foundations for our students’ future lives. We have a determination to ensure that our students are given the best possible opportunities to succeed both academically and as young people who are an asset to the communities in which they live. Our community is rightly very proud of our school, our students and their successes. We have a rich history of students of all abilities and backgrounds fulfilling their potential in all areas of their education and they are supported and challenged daily to gain the skills, confidence and qualifications they will need to be successful in an ever-changing world.

We pride ourselves on the levels of support and guidance we offer our students and place students and their needs at the heart of everything we do. We work hard to ensure students are happy, feel safe and are taught well. Developing ‘The Whole Child’ is one of our core responsibilities and our students are challenged to aim for the highest personal and academic standards. We have high expectations of behaviour and respect across our community and forge excellent relationships with both students and parents.

I am hugely proud to be the Headteacher of Huxlow Science College and to lead the school as we build on recent increases in both student numbers and exam results. It is such a privilege to be entrusted with the lives of the young people in our community, to shape their characters and enable their success.

We look forward to welcoming all prospective students, parents and carers to experience all that is Huxlow in the very near future.

Paul Letch - Headteacher

Headteacher

Inspirational Year 9 & 10 visit to the Caterpillar Innovation Centre

The Caterpillar Innovation Centre in Leicester invited a group of interested Year 9 and 10 students to attend an event based around apprenticeships and careers in engineering:

We had a fun filled morning doing a variety of activities. After an introduction to what life is like studying an apprenticeship with Caterpillar, we had a guided tour around the production warehouse. We looked at all aspects of producing backhoes and diggers that cost £60,000, made by the 1,300 employees on site.

Then we had engineering challenges including assembling a brake pedal with functioning electrics. This was in competition with each other.

Finally we were allowed in the visitor centre where we got to take selfies on the huge machinery. This was a great event, very inspirational for the students (and staff!)

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