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July 2023

  • Prom

    Published 28/07/23

    Friday 14th July 2023 saw a return to the Rosedale Hewens Academy Trust’s Year 11 Prom at the Q Vardis Mallard Suite in Uxbridge. The students dazzled us all with their glitz and glamour, and made memories to last a lifetime. With the ‘On the Red Carpet’ theme, our students arrived in style, dressed to impress, won academy awards and were celebrities for the night. From the grand entrances, to the sequins, sparkle, the suits and ties, the students made the 2023 Prom, a Prom to remember. Each student received VIP treatment: the paparazzi took their pictures upon arrival as they got out of their luxury cars, they were ushered to the red carpet where the lights continued to flash and then, the fun began inside, where the dancefloor and the 360 photobooth awaited them. In the midst of the enjoyment, the Prom Kings, Queens and Jokers were crowned and adorned with the sashes, and, new for this year, the Academy Award winners were given their trophies for the Kindness Award, the Brains of the Year Award and the Best Footballer award, amongst many others. On this special night, we celebrated the coming together of students from all four secondary colleges. Prom was a reminder that as a Trust, we have strong community ties and when we unite, it feels like a family reunion. This cohort celebrated each other’s wins like each were their own, and it was a night that far exceeded expectations.

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    Published 12/07/23


    A planning application for the redevelopment of Rosedale College is due to be submitted shortly, you are invited to attend a public consultation to view and comment on the proposals.

    This is an informal event providing an opportunity for members of the public to view the proposed plans for the new school and ask any questions. Representatives from the project team (including the contractors, architects and town planners) will be available to talk through the plans.

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  • Science Trip to ZSL London Zoo

    Published 10/07/23

    As part of the Science Alliance Week of activities, the Year 8 students visited the ZSL London Zoo on Tuesday June 27th which saw EALH attending and Thursday June 29th saw STMP attending. The students visited several habitats to observe various animals in action. The students thoroughly enjoyed the experience, as this was their first time seeing some of these animals in real life. Some of these habitats included: the Tiger Territory where the tiger was seen relaxing on the upper limb of a tree; the Gorilla Kingdom where several gorillas were observed swinging from branch to branch; the Butterfly Paradise where the rare Scarlet Mormon was seen along with several unique butterflies. The section called, ‘In with the Monkeys’ had the students amazed as the monkeys were being their cheeky selves, playing with each other and mimicking the students’ actions. In the farm yard, two gigantic camels were seen chewing and flaunting their long lashes, students were curious about how the camels were able to survive in the UK as it is predominately cold, which provided the platform for a wonderful discussion about adaptations and they know that camels are adapted for survival in the dessert. On Penguin beach, the penguins were picture perfect as they walked to meet us and posed for their photos to be taken. Overall, the students were grateful for the opportunity to visit the Zoo as they were able to enjoy learning Science without the constraints of a classroom.

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  • Ofsted Inspection

    Published 10/07/23

    Please be aware there is an Ofsted Inspection at the college on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th July.

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  • Playday 2023 is on 2nd August at Hillingdon Athletics' Track in Uxbridge.

    Published 04/07/23

    This is a free event for children and families to have fun during the summer.

    Activities will include:

    • Under 5 area (arts and crafts, sandpit, scooters and much more)
    • Punch and Judy Show
    • Mobile Library
    • Try out basketball, golf, cycling, BMX, Dance and more
    • Visit a real HGV lorry, a Fire truck and Hillingdon Youth Bus
    • Food will be available to purchase


    Book your free tickets at Playday 2023 | Hillingdon Theatres

    Free parking available in the field off Park Road.  This event is appropriate for children 2-10 years. See the attached flyer for more information.

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  • Hillingdon’s Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Programme Summer 2023

    Published 04/07/23

    Hillingdon’s Summer HAF programme will be delivered from Monday 31st July to Friday 25th August. Booking is open now!

    Through their programme of free healthy food and fun activities, children and young people can develop new skills, take part in creative and physical activities, learn about food and cooking, and enjoy a nutritious meal each day.

    The holiday programme, funded by the Department for Education, is open to school-aged children from reception to year 11 (inclusive) who receive benefits-related free school meals. We are also able to provide a limited number of discretionary places to vulnerable children that do not meet the Free School Meal criteria,


    if you would like for a child you are supporting to be considered for a HAF place, please email with the child's name, date of birth, address and parent contact details.


    Activities this Summer include:

    • Learn to ride a bike or develop your cycling skills
    • Football, Cricket, Basketball, Taekwondo and multi-sports
    • Parent and child cookery sessions
    • Dance, drama and arts programmes
    • Multi-activity camps
    • Remote Control car racing
    • Coding activities
    • SEND activity camps
    • Specialist music and drama programmes for asylum/refugee children


    If you are interested, please take a look at the HAF webpage

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  • Support with school attendance – emotionally based school avoidanceNew News Story

    Published 04/07/23

    Hillingdon’s Educational Psychology Service can offer support to parents, guardians and carers whose child is experiencing difficulties in wanting to attend school. Please see the attached leaflet for more information.

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July 2023