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.
Jake Clarke from Margate has been named Higher Level Teaching Assistant of the Year for the south east region – and Shadow Schools Minister Nic Dakin has tipped him as one to watch for the future.
Jake, a former Hartsdown Academy student who now works at Thanet Skills Studio in Westwood, won the regional title trophy and certificate and took part in the national finals in London.
He was nominated by Thanet Skills Studio health and social care teacher Sue Greenstreet. She said: “He does a [...]
Hartsdown Academy in Margate is the best in Thanet when it comes to sporting provision.
It won the top honour in its field – the secondary sports school of the year – at the annual Thanet Sports Awards ceremony at Margate Winter Gardens.
Hartsdown won praise for building on its continuing [...]
The Food Standards Agency has again awarded the catering team at Hartsdown Academy in Margate with a five start rating.
The Agency inspection run in conjunction with Thanet District Council found that hygiene standards are at the highest level and rated them as “very good”.
The official [...]
A taste of sport was on the menu or students at Hartsdown Academy.
All year groups were encouraged to explore a variety of sports in the main hall during lunchtime in a roadshow run in conjunction with the Sport4NRG group.
Box-fit sessions with a trained coach were very popular, as were indoor [...]
Performing Arts students have been inspired by a production at Margate’s historic Theatre Royal of the evocative play She Called Me Mother.
Written by Michelle Inniss and starring BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated actress Cathy Tyson, it told the story of Evangeline Gardner, a homeless, 70 year old[...]
Superheroes and inspirational characters helped raise almost £680 for this year’s Children in Need appeal at Hartsdown Academy in Margate.
The non-uniform day featured Wolverine, Superman and Superwoman, Batman, Robin and Batgirl, and heroes from the world of sport and music; others donated to [...]