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GCSE Results day at Heron Hall

Well done to all our amazing young people for some amazing results after so much work.We wish you well in the future. PhotosSee all the photos here.

Return to school after the Summer break

There will be 3 inset days at the start of the academic year where pupils are NOT required to be in school. The inset days are: Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th September 2019Different year groups will return to school on different days. On the day of return, school will start at ...

GCSE results day - Thursday 22 August.

The waiting is almost over.Students can collect their results from school 9am-12pm.If you would like someone to collect your results on your behalf you must provide that person with written consent on the day.Results not collected on the day will be posted.Headteacher, Mr Arthur Barzey, wishes every...

CHAT Summer Holiday Camp

CHAT Summer Holiday CampTime: 10.00am-4.00pm Date: Monday 12th August – Friday 23rd August 2019 Venue: Heron Hall Academy, 46 Queensway, Enfield EN3 4SADaily child rate £15.002nd child £12.503rd child £10.00Weekly child rate £50.00 2nd child £25.003rd child £15.00Please email activities@chat...

Community Help Point Scheme

Community Help Point Scheme known locally are locations that are identified by the blue H, and are safe places where children and young people can get help if they feel in danger. Click here to see CHiPs Help Point locations.For more information:Call: 020837732711eMail: chipsenfield@gmail.com

Head teacher presents awards to art winners

Head teacher Arthur Barzey awarded £30 Amazon cards to the winners of Heron's first arts show.Well done to the Year 9, 10 & 11 winning students.You can see the art on show here.

School opens stunning art gallery

A magnificent space was created in our Grade II listed old gymnasium to show case the incredible talent we have at Heron Hall across all of our age groups.We are so proud of our students we were determined that they would have a gallery as good as anywhere in London!In July 2019, we held our first e...

CHAT parents are "keeping up with maths"

The Community Outreach Team set up a programme for all CHAT parents.Parents from all schools in the trust have been attending a 5 week work shop “Keeping up with maths” to support their children’s learning.On Friday 5th July 2019 parents had their last session and were presented with thei...

School is open on Monday 5 July as usual

In response to queries from some parents the school is open as usual tomorrow, Monday, 5 July.

Community Outreach Team helping parents back into work

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Heron Hall seeking to appoint new parent governors

Have you got what it takes to be a new governor representing our parents?This is a fantastic time to get involved in helping the school.How to apply?Fill out a nomination form which can be found on theGovernance section of our websitewww.heronhallacademy.org.ukFor more information on the role please...

Heron Hall art trip

Year 8 and 9 at Heron Hall went on an exciting art trip where they spent the morning at the National Gallery looking at works from talented artists like Van Gough, Rembrandt, Turner and many more. They then made their way to the Novello Theatre to see the stunning Mamma Mia. The students h...

Local CEO to join the panel for the arts gallery competition

We are delighted to announce that Despina Johnson has agreed to chair our arts gallery competition panel on 5 July.Despina is the CEO of Enterprise Enfield & North London Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise.Click here to find out more about the competition.

Heron's out door art display wows locals!

Our talented year 9 art students took part in a hoarding competition at Lovell’s Electric Quarter (just behind the 3G pitch). They came up with a great idea: to create a gallery space by painting frames around their most accomplished piece of artwork this year.The results are stunning.

Welcome to our new community police officer

Welcome to PC Sophie Healy, our new community police officer, who will be based at Heron Hall Academy one day per week. She takes over from PC Hana who has done such a great job at the school. We work closely with the police  to ensure our students are as safe as possible.

Annual sports day

Heron Hall Academy will be hosting our annual Sports Day at Lee Valley Sports Centre, Meridian Way, Edmonton, London, N9 0AR, on Friday 14th June 2019 (8.30am - 1pm). We ask all students to make their way to the Sports Centre directly for 8:30am in Heron Hall Academy PE kit (this includes an allocat...

'Skills for you' training programme has been cancelled

Unfortunately the company running the 'Skills for you' training programme has cancelled upcoming events. The following courses will not now be taking place: 11-14 June, 18-21 June, and 24 June-12th July.

Skills 4 You training programme

4 day courseFree 4 day course for parents/carers of all schools in the trust which include Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights and Heron Hall.The 4 day courses will be held on 11th-14th June or 18th-21st June 2019.- Free Amazon Voucher- Achieve CV Boosting Qualif...

Book review of the month - June

The Teenage Guide to Friends By Nicola Morgan‘If you don’t have a reliable and trusted adult to give you advice, this book certainly will!’This book is a guide to friendships and it includes methods to sort out difficult scenarios. It will help teenagers who are struggling to manage and create...

Keeping up with Children in Numeracy course

Keeping up with Children in NumeracyAll parents from all five schools in the trust, Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Heron Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights are invited to join the five week course to help them understand how numeracy is taught in school and enable parents to further support th...

Interventions and library opening hours over the half term for Year 11s

Dear Parent/CarerThe school will be opening library during half term to provide a quiet learning space and computer facilities to enable students to revise.The library will be open for the year 11s to use on the following days – Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th 8.30am -4.30pm and Thursday 30th 8.30am ...

Confidence for work course

Confidence for workThe Community Outreach team partnered with Barnet Southgate College are putting on a course to help those looking to return to work after a break.This event is open to all CHAT parents. The course starts on Thursday 6th June 2019 from 9am-2:30pm. Please meet at the Cuckoo Hall off...

Good luck to Heron students

Good luck to all Heron students starting their exams this week.Click here to see the exam timetable.

CHAT Summer Fair 2019

CHAT Summer FairOur CHAT Summer Fair will be held on Saturday 6th July 2019.The fantastic occasion will be from 11am-3pm and involve all schools in the Trust (Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights and Heron Hall.Entrance to the Summer Fair will be via Nightingale Road.Please...

Heron raise over £200 for Water Aid

Heron Saves Lives!The Year 9 Duke of Edinburgh Fundraising Team’s recent endeavours has raised over £200 for the charity Water Aid. The team organised form-time sports activities for KS3 who offered donations for their participation; Year 9 alone raised over £100! ‘We would like to thank all s...

INSET days at Heron Hall

Our remaining INSET days are: Monday 22nd July 2019Tuesday 23rd July 2019.Click here to see our term dates.

Heron book review of the month

Book review of the monthBook Review: The Novice by Taran Matharu“An incredible magical book filled with stories of friendship and wars!”The book is set in a mystical land filed with humans, dwarves, elves, orcs and magical demons.The main characters are: Fletcher: a startled young boy who recent...

Heron student have read of 85m words since September

Words readThrough our Accelerated Reader programme, which logs how much is being read, since September 2018 our students have read..... 85,077,172 words

Heron GCSE exam timetable

Exam timetableClick here to see the GCSE exam timetable.Good luck to all students taking exams.

NME top 100 new artist for 2019 to visit Heron Hall

Honey Gentry at Heron HallThe NME100, singer-songwriter, Honey Gentry will be visiting Heron Hall this week.The Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin and Lana Del Ray inspired artist will be meeting with students, answering questions and performing songs from her debut EP, Moonlight.

Return to school on Wednesday 24 April 2019

Back to schoolWe look forward to welcoming back all our pupils and staff. We hope you all had a lovely and restful Easter break and now ready for this new exciting summer term ahead.

Parents invited to online safety talk.

We are organising an Online Safety talk for parents on Thurs 25 April in the school, 8.40-9.35am. Technology is changing so fast its hard to keep up.Thats why we have organised an expert talk so that our parents can stay on top of keeping their children safe.On this day the whole school will be lear...

Heron students attend Alexandra Palace Children's Book Awards

Heron students at Children's Book AwardsHeron Hall Academy's year 7 students joined 500 students, from schools in North London, who attended the Alexandra Palace Children's Book Awards (APCBA).Over the spring term, a group of positive readers committed to join Md. Morris & Md. Senussi ...

Gender pay gap report for 2018

CHAT is made up of four primary academies and one secondary academy. In line with most education organisations, female staff make up the majority of the primary school workforce at CHAT.A significant number of female staff across CHAT work in school support roles, such as business admin, teaching as...

Premier League star footballer Jack Wilshere opens new 3G Astro

Jack Wilshere at Heron Hall AcademyJack Wilshere of England and West Ham visited our secondary academy Heron Hall Academy to open the new state of the art 3G Astro!Click here to find out what he had to say.

internet awareness session for Heron Hall parents

Internet Awareness Session for ParentsThe school are organsing a session for parents on the subject of online safety.The session will help parents understand the wide array of games, apps and websites.The session will also talk about how children are taught to be safe online, whilst also g...

Enfield Council’s Schools and Early Years’ Improvement Service

Enfield Council’s Schools and Early Years’ Improvement Service provide information to families living in Enfield about seeking additional support with childcare costs and funded Early Education and Childcare entitlements. 

New YouTube video - Heron has musical talent!

Its no wonder Heron Hall Academy is becoming such a popular school with great academic results and an ethos which encourages all our students to explore their artistic talents. One afternoon we sent our cameras along to the school and found these amazing young people playing away in the studio.W...

Heron Hall v The Rest of CHAT footbal match

Match of the dayOn Friday, 29 March the Trust will be holding a Heron Hall v The Rest of CHAT football match (kick-off 5pm) to inaugurate the fantastic new 3G pitches at Heron Hall.We invite all parents/carers and pupils/students across all our schools to come and support th...

Amazing courses available for CHAT families

Always wanted to work with children? Then now's your chance!Courses are now open to all CHAT families.Please come to our information event on 1st April 2019 at 1pm-3pm at Cuckoo Hall Academy.For more information please see our community outreach team or email Wendy at wbowstead@chat-edu.org.uk

New fantastic vacancy portal now LIVE!

All our vacancies are now displayed on our new professional, easy to use, vacancy portal.If there aren't any vacancies advertised at the moment that are right for you, why not set up an account and sign up for job alerts by clicking here.To narrow the list of vacancies that you are interested in, pl...

Netball superstars give inspirational message to Heron students

For International Women's Day students and staff were excited to welcome international netball superstars Sasha Corbin and Kadeen Corbin to the school.Click here to watch the inspirational message they left for Heron students.

CHAT News - Issue 1

CHAT NewsWelcome to the first edition of CHAT News.The brand new newsletter features, resources and tips to help parents at home, a celebration of achievements in the trust's schools and plans for the future.To read the first edition of CHAT News click here.

Heron Hall teachers get 'pied'

Pi DayNow a very popular and established feature of the school year, Pi day at Heron Hall, saw students compete across the day for 10 golden tickets to allow them to choose to foam pie a teacher of their choice!Pi Day stems from the celebration of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to...

Wood Green Crown Court open day

On Thursday 18 April 2019 Wood Green Crown Court will be letting people in to visit their cells, take part in a mock trial, meet a police dog, Easter egg hunt and lots more. It is from 10am-3pm and admission free.Address  Wood Green Crown CourtWoodall HouseLordship LaneWood GreenLondonN22 ...

World Book Day at Heron Hall

World Book Day at Heron HallWorld Book Day on Thursday 7th March at Heron Hall brought out both students’ and staff’s competitive spirit. An action –packed day included staff trying to outshine each other in fancy dress – as their favourite book character; form competitions to create the mos...

Heron Hall's book review of the month - March edition

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani‘Try to escape you’ll always fail, the only way out is through a fairy tale.’Best friends Agatha and Sophie get whisked away into the deathly secretive world of fairy tales – at the School for Good and Evil. An enchanted institution, where childr...

Netball superstars visit Heron Hall for International Women's Day celebrations

Netball stars visit Heron HallStudents and staff were excited to welcome international netball superstars Sasha Corbin and Kadeen Corbin to the school.The amazing netball sisters, as a part of International Women's Day, gave a superb netball master class to year 8, 9 and 10. The girls took...

Enfield Council event on tackling youth violence

The Lead member for Community Safety and Cohesion, Councillor Keazor would like to invite Enfield residents to attend a community event on 23rd March 2019 at 12:00 at Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton N9 0PZ.This is an event organised by the Council for residents of Enfield to rec...

Netball superstars to visit Heron Hall

Heron Hall excited to welcome Netball superstarsSasha Corbin and Kadeen Corbin will visit Heron Hall tomorrow (Wednesday 6th March) as a part of International Women's Week.For International Women's Week the Netball superstar sisters will be giving a Netball masterclass to a selected group of girls. ...

Reports have suggested 'Momo' was a hoax

Reports have now suggested 'Momo' was a hoax.The Samaritans and the NSPCC have dismissed the claims, saying that there is no evidence that the Momo challenge has initially caused any harm.The NSPCC said there is no confirmed evidence that the phenomenon is actually posing a threat to British childre...

What is the most read book in schools?

Pupils' favourite books revealed. Most-read book in primaries1. Bad Dad by David Walliams Most-read book in secondary schools1. Gangsta Granny by David WalliamsFavourite book in primary schools1.Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K RowlingFavourite book in secondary schools1. Harry Pott...

Ready, steady, cook...Heron's junior chefs cook up a storm!

Heron Hall's Very Own MasterChefsThis week the talented budding Year 11 chefs at Heron Hall cooked up some tasty creations for their mock examinations.Our brilliant junior chefs took to the kitchen with a limited amount of time and created restaurant quality dishes.These dishes included As...

IMPORTANT: What you need to know about The Momo Challenge

The Momo ChallengeWe have become increasingly aware of some horrific videos circulating the internet that our children may be watching. These videos are appearing on many social media sites and YouTube (including YouTube Kids).  'MoMo' which shows a warped white mask which is pro...

Year 10 Parents’ Evening – Thursday 28th February 2019 – 4.30pm – 7.00pm

Year 10 parents are invited to Heron Hall Academy to discuss their child’s progress on Thursday 28th February 2019.The evening will run from 4:30pm to 7:00pm and your child will be asked to book appointments with the teachers of their GCSE classes, so that they can write this onto the appointment ...

Cuckoo Hall & Heron Hall interact for magnet session

Year 3 magnet sessionEach year 3 class did an hour long session exploring magnets and magnetic fields with Heron Hall Science teacher Mr. Wellard. They did several exciting experiments (including What things are magnetic?, magnetic field patterns and What affects magnetic fields?) interspe...

Calling on all our parents. We need your help to boost reading at home

Helping your children to read for 30 mins at home every day will have huge benefits.These include: Better outcomes in exams, An increase in relaxation and mental well-beingA big improvement in literacy skills: reading, writing, listening & speaking. See our letter to parents here.

Booking holidays? Important announcement

GCSE Exams at Heron Hall AcademyThe last possible date for exams is 19th June 2019.Parent/Carers are advised not to book any holidays prior to this date

Student safety - Vehicle access at Heron Hall

Important Information As the school population increases, Heron Hall is indebted to keeping children safe, both in and out of school.Queensway has become heavily congested with lorries and cars of late, which makes managing children on the pavements a challenge.In addition, parents and visitors leav...

Important GCSE exams information

GCSE Exams – The last possible date for Exams is 19th June 2019 – Parent/Carers are advised not to book any holidays prior to this date – Thank you

Over 30 CHAT parents/carers attend Tentants Forum

Over 30 CHAT parents/carers attend our Tenants Forum event held at Cuckoo Hall Academy. The trust organised a special event for all parents that live in rented accommodation in Enfield. The event was in partnership with Citizens Advice Enfield, Trust for London and Enfield Council.The topics di...

Children's Mental Health Week

Children's Mental Health WeekFrom 4-10 February 2019 is Children's Mental Health Week.Place2Be who provide emotional and therapeutic services in primary and secondary schools are encouraging children, young people and adults to look after their bodies and their minds. Believe Perform, who bring...

Tenants Forum 2019

The trust has organised a special event for all parents that live in rented accommodation in Enfield.The event is in partnerships with Citizens Advice Enfield, Trust for London and Enfield Council.Come and join us at the Tenants Forum 2019 which will be held at Cuckoo Hall Academy on Tuesday 5th Feb...

World’s top speech writer gives Heron masterclass

Simon Lancaster, who has written speeches for world leaders and who is the author of award winning books on communication, gave a master class at the school this week. It was a privilege to introduce him to our year 10 and 11s. I am so plessed we are able to attract people of the caliber of Simon to...

Heron governor organizes special careers event

Oveta McInnis, one of our new governors at the school, used her contacts with the Enfield Caribbean Association, to bring in a group of 20  people from the local community to get our year 8s thinking about their options for the future careers. The group included an accountant, solicitor, p...

Heron Hall students interview for the Ministry of Justice

Mock InterviewsThe year 11 pupils took part in arranged mock interviews where they gained real-life experience on how to prepare for an interview, the questions asked in an interview and what is expected in an interview. The interviewers were from The Ministry of Justice which included people f...

Heron students visit world-class charity

Year 9s visit Save the Children HQStudents from Heron Hall got the rare opportunity to visit the headquarters of a world-class charity in Save the Children as part of a career day visit.They walked around the office, talking to people about their roles and what skills they n...

It's coming home - to Heron Hall

Thank you to R&J Hill Engineering Limited for installing our incredible goals on our new state of the art 3G pitch.Could we see a future Premier League star come out of Heron Hall Academy?

Heron's year 8 multi-millionaire

Year 8 students were recognised for their reading achievements using Accelerated Reader during the end of term celebration assembly.  There was even more excitement with a live prize draw for this large group of achievers to win a Kindle e-reader! The lucky winners were drawn at random by ...

Heron's year 7 readers win prizes

Twenty Year 7 students were recognised for their reading achievements using Accelerated Reader during the end of term celebration assembly.  Our twenty students consisted of our: first word millionaire; ‘Golden Fortnight’ winners; students with the most words read and those with positive at...

Heron's year 7s reap the rewards

Year 7 awardsOur year 7 students celebrated the end of their first term in school with an award assembly.Awards were presented based on attendance, achievement, progress and attitude to learning.They were also treated to a Christmas medley performed by our school band and some members of staff.Thank...

Heron early closure Christmas break

We will close half day, on Friday 21st December 2018 to allow for staff training. Students will therefore be dismissed at 12:40pm. Students will be required to go to their form for registration during period 4 and will then be dismissed by their class teacher. If your child is entitled to free schoo...

Heron pupils raise money for Cancer Research as part of their DofE Award

As part of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme, Year 9 girls Lisa, Vida, Michaela, Kirsty, Saskia, Neli and Ilyda have been working hard undertaking fund raising for Cancer Research. They baked cakes and sold them to students during break time and raised over £100.  Well done girls!Read moreT...

Heron's first year 8 multi-millionaire

Multi-millionaire readerWe are extremely proud to celebrate our latest reading achievements, this term, using Accelerated Reader with our Year 8 students. Samatar, is our newest word millionaire, having read over one million words. Alisha, is our first word multi-millionaire and is reading the equiv...

Heron's First Year 7 Millionaire Reader

Millionaire ReaderWe are extremely proud to announce that we have our first Year 7 Millionaire Reader. Luke, has read 1.2 million words since the start of term using Accelerated Reader. He is a ferocious reader and has read the whole Harry Potter series this term. He and has now moved onto the 13-bo...

Students ‘take over Heron’ for the day!

A group of 10 students shadowed members of the school’s senior leadership team on Friday. They took part in meetings, delivered briefings and helped with a whole range of other tasks, from lesson planning to being ‘on duty’ at break times. The students were selected from membership of...

Family & friends coffee morning at Heron

Family & Friends Coffee MorningYou are invited to our informal Coffee Morning which will be taking place on Wednesday 5th December 2018 at 9.30am until 10.30am.This will be the perfect opportunity for you to meet Mr Barzey (Head Teacher), Mr Warner (Head of Year 7) Madame Walters (Head of Maths)...

Two students tell us what it was like to 'take over' Heron Hall

We asked two of our students to give us their thoughts on student take over day.A group of 10 students shadowed members of the school’s senior leadership team on Friday. They took part in meetings, delivered briefings and helped with a whole range of other tasks, from lesson planning to being ‘o...

Heron students aiming high with top ranked university

A party of students from the school visited the University of Warwick this week to see the potential opportunities on offer to them from one of the world’s leading universities.  The group, which was hosted by Board of Trustees member, Professor Des Hewitt, toured the fabulous campus, giving ...

Trust schools are part of solar power revolution

The AGM of Solar for schools, which brings together schools, investors and installers, enabling schools to produce low-cost solar electricity and benefit from financial savings, was hosted this year by CHAT Academies at Heron Hall.All CHAT schools have installed solar panels - one of the biggest sch...

Heron Hall launches new literacy initiative with prizes to celebrate achievement

Accelerated Reader, an online reading assessment and progress tracker, has been launched at Heron Hall Academy. Accelerated Reader gives teachers the information they need to monitor students’ reading practice and make informed decisions to guide their future learning.A comprehensive set of report...

Olympic medalist's uplifting message to Heron students on Black History evening

Thank you to everyone who came to our fabulous evening of entertainment to celebrate Black History Month at Heron Hall.We enjoyed a spectacular 2-hour event packed with music, dance performances and poetry readings. Families were treated to a brilliant and very entertaining look at the history of Hi...

CHAT's trainee teachers shine at top awards ceremony

Congratulations to Amy McGuffog from Kingfisher Hall, pictured 4th left, for winning the prestigious Nesta Howells Awards for Outstanding Endeavour at the University of Warwick on Friday night. Congratulations also to Eleanor Babbs from Enfield Heights, pictured 3rd left, for being shortlisted in no...

Heron Hall seeking to appoint a new parent governor

Have you got what it takes to be a new governor representing our parents?This is a fantastic time to get involved in helping the school. After great first CGCSE results and with the school growing in reputation and popularity, the parent voice is critical.More informationRead the letter to par...

Invitation to our Year 11 parents to our 'Help your child reach their full potential'

We are inviting our Year 11 parents to come to our 'Help your child reach their full potential' event on Tuesday 16 October 5-7pm. One of the key features of the school's excellent recent GCSE results was the active engagement of our parents.Give us two hours of your time and we will show you how, t...

Join Olympic star to celebrate Black History Month with us on Thurs 18th Oct

Dear parents, please join us to celebrate Black History Month on Thursday 18th October at 5:30pm for a special 2-hour event of music performances, poetry readings, speakers, artwork displays, refreshments and much more! We are delighted our special guest is Olympic medallist, European and Wo...

Heron students and teachers are moved by the muse to celebrate Poetry Week

There were plenty of budding poets at the school in recognition of national poetry day. Students were asked to pen their very own poems. Heron teachers had earlier chosen their own poems.  There were prizes a plenty. Two members of Mr Lee’s Class 7E, Annalisa and Iqra scooped book tokens for thei...

Heron Hall students planning bright futures

The school’s first dedicated college and further education fair was a huge success this week. The school sports hall was the main venue for a packed and lively event with a host of education and apprenticeship providers offering courses from studying every A level you can think of, to digital mark...

Heron head teacher asks for parents support with use of social media

Arthur Barzey, our head teacher has asked Heron parents for support in ensuring that 'our students do not use social media to undermine, threaten or abuse each other or post images/videos of themselves or each other that could have lasting consequences.' Whilst there is much to commend social media,...

Year 6 parents: Heron Hall to host Open Morning tours 1-5 October.

Come and look around!Open mornings are very important opportunities for parents and carers of prospective students to come into the school.We love showing parents around our school!We had record numbers visiting the school at our recent Open Evening - reflecting the increasing popularity and growing...

Heron Hall is hit with Open House fans

Tours of Heron Hall were popular as the school took part for the first time in the prestigious Open House weekend. Headteacher, Arthur Barzey was on hand to welcome everyone.Among our visitors were Lesley and James who met as students in 1973 when the site was a college. And they are still together!...

Record numbers flock to Heron Open Evening

Record numbers visited the school on a wonderful evening on Monday.Around 500 family members and young people attended.The increasing popularity and growing reputation of Heron Hall Academy was clear to see as headteacher Arthur Barzey and his team opened the doors to the school at 5.30pm, with long...

Parents: Year 11 Mock Examinations at Heron this week

Dear parents and carersOur Year 11 pupils will be taking mock examinations this week, from Wednesday until Friday, across all subjects. We would be very grateful if you could ensure that your child is well rested and prepared for their exams. Please ensure they are in school on time.These results an...

Heron Hall: Our secondary academy holds its Open Evening on Monday 17 September

Our secondary academy Heron Hall is having an open evening on Monday 17 September 5.30-7.30pm. Come and see why we believe it is a great first choice for your child.An invitation to Heron HallWe understand that you are about to make one of the biggest decisions in your child’s education.At Her...

Film: Students tell us what it is like going to Heron Hall Academy

We are looking forward to welcoming Year 6 parents to the Open Evening of our secondary academy, Heron Hall, on Monday 5.30-7.30pm. Watch a short film about Heron students answering questions about the school. You can watch the film on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcjI5lFnEn0

Heron Hall taking part in prestigious Open House event

Heron Hall Academy is delighted to have been chosen to take part in the prestigious Open House weekend.We were chosen from potentially hundreds of buildings of architectural significance.Originally designed as Enfield Technical College by W T Curtis and H W Burchett of Middlesex County Council Archi...

Free Open Evening cafe will serve up French and Spanish classics!

This year, for one night only, the Modern Languages department will be running a cafe serving delicious French and Spanish food to our Open Evening guests.There will be a selection of some of your French and Spanish mouthwatering favourites.Take a break while you are touring the school and sample so...

GCSE results - Six of Heron's very best students

Many congratulations to Kirsten, Yvette, Emmanuel, Jacob, Danita and Gangandeep.Kirsten Kamantu performed brilliantly scoring the perfect 9 in four subjects: Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, fantastic 8s in three subjects and completed her results with four grade 7s.Yvette Amankwah-Baidu was e...

So proud of our students on GCSE results day at Heron Hall.

We are extremely proud of the achievements of our fantastic students today as we welcomed them back into the school to collect their GCSE results.Many of our students have done extremely well. It was also understandably emotional day for everyone involved - students, parents, carers and teaching sta...

Heron Hall: Return to school - please read carefully.

Please note the different dates that our year groups are due to return:The school will reopen for Year 7 only on Wed 5 September 2018The school will open for Year 7 and Year 11 on Thurs 6 September 2018The school will open for Years 7,8,9,10 and 11 on Fri 7 September 2018The school will open for Yea...

GCSE results - arrangements for 23 August

Dear parent, carer and studentsGCSE Results day is taking place at Heron Hall Academy on Thursday 23rd August at 9.30am - 12pm.During this time students will be able to come into the school to collect their provisional results and address any issues or concerns they may have.We would like every stud...

Kind hearted Heron students support food bank

Heron headteacher Arthur Barzey (far left, below) joined Year 7s this week who had collected an impressive ten bags of dried and canned foods to donate to the North Enfield Food Bank. The charity did a presentation at the school explaining the importance of food banks in the local community. Well do...

INVITATION TO TENDER (ITT) for the childrens photography package across the entire trust Academy schools

The Trust is looking for a provider of photography services for all of its schools.A copy of your tender must be received by Wendy Bowstead, wbowstead@chat-edu.org.uk no later than 5pm Wednesday 18th July 2018.Tender document.You can view the tender document here.

PGCE students graduate with CHAT and the University of Warwick

Many congratulations to CHAT’s first Primary and Secondary PGCE graduates in partnership with the University of Warwick. All the students who started completed the course.

Our first cultural evening

We are delighted that we are holding our first cultural evening on Thursday, 5 July 5-7pm. We will be hosting the evening with our new parental group – The Family and Friends of Heron Hall. The event will include food from around the globe, song and dance. Please join us for this amazing...

Headteacher leading the life scientific

The Trust is developing a new science teaching and learning strategy for next year.Our four headteachers met up this week for a session on developing our new science learning strategy across the Trust.Thank you to Richard Wellard at Heron for putting them through their paces with a range of scienti...

Only 18 days to go...

Remember our Summer Fair is on the 7th of July, 11am - 3pm. Keep this date free and in your diaries for a super fun day out...Tell everyone..!

Heron Hall staff get Pretty Muddy in charity run

Well done to everyone at Heron Hall who ran in the Pretty Muddy race at the weekend to raise funds for cancer research.See more photosVisit the Flicker album.

Good luck to all our Year 11 exam students

Good luck to all our Year 11 students taking their GCSE exams today (and over the next five weeks). This is a very important time in their lives, so parents and carers please help and encourage them to keep revising and study well. They can do it..!!!

Grand Design

We are proud that our pupils and staff have a spectacular building to study and work in. As you walk into Heron Hall Academy you get a feeling of pride, of being in an environment where everyone matters, no one is left behind, and where every single student can reach their full potential.  ...

We are hiring!

Looking for your next challenge?We have a range of teaching and non-teaching jobs.We hope you will consider applying to train or work with us. You will bring a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children. The energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenge...

Heron Hall launches new parents group

More than 60 parents signed up for the new ‘Friends & Family of Heron Hall Academy’ group, launched on Wednesday at the Year 7 parents’ consultation. The group, established by headteacher Arthur Barzey and Thalia Zindilis, will help to support all aspects of life in the school, throug...

Pi Day at Heron Hall - in case you missed it!

Surprisingly enough, always a highlight of the year for students who compete to win a golden ticket and the chance to pie their favourite teachers in front of the whole school.See all the pics Go to our Flickr feed to see who got pied!https://www.flickr.com/photos/146968883@N02/albums/721576653...

High praise for the Trust's teaching assistants

A huge thank you to our wonderful teaching assistants.CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, has this week praised the Trust's teaching assistants. In a message to all CHAT staff he said:"I know it has been a challenging time for TAs across the schools, as they have had to deal with a huge amount ...

'Pi'Day at Heron

Now a very popular and established feature of the school year. Students compete across the day for 8 golden tickets to allow them to choose to foam pie a teacher of their choice!As you all know I am sure, Pi represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. It’s an important part...

Heron students meet prize winning authors.

Ten students in KS3 attended the Essex Book Awards ceremony held at Danbury Outdoors yesterday to hear the announcement of the overall winner out of six shortlisted books by the Essex School Library Service. [Picture shows author Stewart Foster]Since the autumn term students in Year 7 & Yea...

We are hiring! We have a range of teaching and non-teaching posts available.

We hope you will consider applying to train or work with us. You will bring a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children. The energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenges of working in a busy London school. A genuine desire to develop and progress. ...

School of Rock

A group of talented Heron Hall musicians will play live this week at a three day music festival, which is being held at the Millfield theatre in Edmonton.They will hit the stage with their raucous version of the Beatles late period classic ‘Come Together’, famous for its very heavy Paul McCartne...

Parent's mighty Ben Nevis challenge

Inspired by the recent Save The Children parenting course put on in partnership with Cuckoo Hall Academy, father of 3 Ricky Copper, wants to say a very big thank you - by climbing all the way up Ben Nevis for the charity!What a wonderful story. Let's all support him. We hope parents in all our schoo...

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Teaching postsAssistant Headteacher - Maternity cover (Secondary)RE/PSHE/Sociology Teachers (Secondary) up to LB: £38,905.60Maths (Secondary, NQT position) M1: £26,661.49English Teacher (Secondary) up to M6: £37,643.65Drama teacher (Secondary) up to M6: £37,643.65Computer Science Teacher (Second...

Trust appoints new Head of HR

Welcome to Fiona Costly – our new Head of HR.    She will provide HR advice to: CHAT, Cuckoo Hall Academy, Woodpecker Hall Primary Academy, Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy, Enfield Heights Academy, and Heron Hall Academy.CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, said:"I delighted...

New date: Year 10 parents evening - Thurs 15 March

Unfortunately due to the bad weather we have had to re schedule the Year 10 parents evening. This will now take place on Thursday, 15 March 4.30-6.30pm. We look forward to welcoming you on the night.Arthur Barzey, Headteacher

Parents view 20,000 web pages as freeze hits schools

Parents have looked at many thousands of pages on our new websites as the freezing weather hit and they were keen for the latest information.The sites were used to update parents on school closures/ openings, as well as a rolling 'Latest information' document.

Heron celebrates World Book Day with new film

In a new film made by the students and staff of the school reveals the participants share their love of reading and reveal their favourite authors and books.Want to see the film?You can view the film here.

Weather: Stay updated by following us on social media

You can follow us on different social media.Just go to the Contacts menu option. Chose your preferences. Stay in touch with the school.Tino Hernandez thernandez@chat-edu.org.uk

Weather: Latest on the decision to open or close

Update: Thurs 21.00Due to the weather deteriorating the primary schools and central nursery will be closed tomorrow Friday 2 March. Heron Hall has decided that it can open.Check our websites and social media for updates. Update: Thurs 15.25 We expect to be open on Friday 2 March. We will make a fi...

Parent evening postponed due to weather

We are sorry to announce that due to the worsening weather the evening scheduled for 4.30pm today is postponed. A new date will be arranged. Arthur Barzey Headteacher 

All our schools are closed today, Wednesday 28 February

Lets thank our brilliant teachers

CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, is backing the 'Thank A Teacher'  initiative which encourages parents to send a post card message free of charge to a special teacher. All parents need to do is go to the link below:http://www.teachingawards.com/thankateachercard/Marino said: "We have ma...

Top charity award for Heron students

Year 11 students Elle, Josh and Mo received special awards this week from the charity Tender at a ceremony in London Bridge, hosted by well known tv and film actress Olivia Colman.From a network of over 2000 young people, teachers and youth workers in London, Elle, Josh and Mo were chosen to be hono...

Nursery, Reception & Secondary places available

We still have some nursery, reception and secondary places still available across our schools. Are you looking for a place for your child?We would love the chance to show you around.Why choose us?Our goal is to provide outstanding education and life changing opportunities for all our children. We be...

Got any ideas for our Summer fair?

Each year we want to make our Summer Fair a really fantastic day for all our families. We would be very grateful if you had any suggestions on how we might improve on last year's event. So get your thinking caps on please. Send your ideas to isuggest@chat-edu.org.uk

CHAT Academies Board member honoured.

Professor Anthony O’ Hear, a member of the CHAT Academies Board of Trustees, has been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours with the award of an OBE ‘for services to education’.Dr Donald Graham, Chair of the CHAT Academies Board of Trustees, said:“We were delighted by the news that Anthony...

Families celebrate with special awards

50 families from across our primary schools successfully completed their 6 week SHARE programes and were awarded framed certificates to mark the achievement.Our longest running family learning programme is called SHARE which has been extremely successful with both parents and carers in our schools. ...

Council Leader message of support to our schools

Enfield Council Leader Cllr Doug Taylor has issued a message of support to our schools, following a meeting with CHAT Academies Chair, Dr Donald Graham.Donald updated the Council on a range of issues. CHAT schools currently educate around 2,200 children in the borough. Donald and Cllr Taylor...

Open evening for our secondary academy - Monday, 18 September

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Open Evening of our secondary academy, Heron Hall, on Monday, 18 September 5.30-7.30pm. There is no need to book.We know choosing a secondary school is a hugely important decision. In fact, for most families it is one of their biggest.We think we are...

Come to the Winter Fair on 9 December!

A fantastic affordable afternoon for all the family.Who is coming to the spectacular Winter Fair for all our schools on Saturday 9 December? Join over 1,000 others 11am-4pm at Heron Hall Academy, Ponders End EN3 4SA

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