You can download the HDHS Curriculum Model below.
You can download a copy of our School Prospectus using the link below:
The Opportunity Curriculum is another level to our whole school curriculum and provides a platform to guide HDHS students to learning opportunities outside of the classroom. This takes the form of reading, watching documentaries/films, researching and visiting interesting places.
Further details can be found in the following documents:
Every fortnight HDHS has a Root Word focus, where we embed the Root Word across the school via assemblies, tutorial and subject areas. Further details can be found here: HDHS Whole School Root Word Curriculum 2020 2021
The School operates a two week timetable with an allocation of 4 lessons per day, of 75 minutes each, plus a 20 minute tutorial at the beginning of the day. For further details please download the document below:
Due to social distancing measures put in place due to Covid-19 we have introduced staggered start, finish, break and lunchtimes for each year group as follows:
During Year 8, students are able to choose the subjects they will study during their Transition Year (Year 9). For details of the subjects available and the process, please see the following page of our website: Year 8 Transition Year Choices