Hartsdown Academy in Kent has been at the cutting edge of technology, educational innovation and community involvement, and is developing all the time to meet the changing needs of the diverse groups of people we serve. We are an inclusive co-educational college for students of all abilities from 11-18. Our vision for Hartsdown Academy is to provide a first-rate, broad ranging education that meets the needs of our college community.
Performing arts students in Margate met up with Widow Twanky and Aladdin for a behind the scenes chat with stars from the town’s festive panto.
Rob Rawles (Widow Twanky) and Dan Young (Aladdin) answered questions about the show and then turned the tables on the interviewers and asked them about their lives studying performing arts. Sixth formers Kiera, Josh and Jess said: “It was a brilliant experience getting the chance to spend some time with professional performers and it gave us an [...]
Emergency aid has been donated to help Syrian refugees by Hartsdown Academy in Margate.
Response was overwhelming with bag upon bag of vital donations that will be sent as part of the relief effort in containers being sent to the needy people of Syria via the international humanitarian charity Red [...]
Exceptional progress, best ever exam performances, and a central role in the local community were celebrated in style at the annual Hartsdown Academy awards ceremony at Margate Winter Gardens.
Principal Andy Somers told dignitaries, guests, students, staff and governors that the Hartsdown team is [...]
Young Margate artists gained an important insight into the Platform graduate award exhibition at the town’s Turner Contemporary. Sixth form artists Holly John and Charlie Sherry from Hartsdown Academy met gallery staff and found out what university graduates need to submit to be considered for the[...]
The autumn harvest is providing a bumper crop of nutritious vegetables for the food technology department at Hartsdown Academy in Margate.
Produce grown on the academy’s community allotment at Garlinge is being used by catering students and staff in a variety of tasty and healthy meals.
A film featuring young Margate actor Callum Pease is on general release from September. The 17 year old Hartsdown Academy student plays George, a bullying victim, seen in a series of flashbacks in the movie The Lost Choices that was filmed in and around Thanet several years ago by director Jamie [...]