Red Nose Day Fun

Holsworthy Community College supported the Comic Relief Red Nose Day fundraising this year with a whole school non-uniform day on Friday 15th March.

Students also raised additional funds throughout the week and on the day

Year 8 students encouraged teachers to take part in the cupcake sweepstake – with the winner being announced on Friday at 3pm. Congratulations to Miss Goldsworthy, our winner.

Year 10 students baked and produced a magnificent spread of cakes and goodies, which they sold during break time and managed to raise a whopping £100!

The PE department ran a netball competition and a penalty shoot-out. Congratulations to the winners who won chocolates, which the students running the competition had donated. These competitions raised nearly £60!

We also had some lunchtime buskers who entertained the dinner queue and diners and raised nearly £40.

A massive thank you to students, staff and parents who helped us raise a fantastic £650!

We are always proud of our students, especially when they go the extra mile with their fundraising efforts. Well done, HCC!

Forthcoming Events, Quiz, Community Info, Apprenticeships

Forthcoming Events

Monday 25th February

First day of second half of Spring Term

Tuesday 26th February

Rugby 7s tournament for Years 8 & 9 at West Buckland School – 8:55am – 4.10pm

U14 & U15 netball v Shebbear – away – 3.10pm – 5.30pm

Thursday 28th February

Oddments Theatre Group working with Year 10 & 11 Period 3

Oddments Theatre Group Performance – The Hiding Place. Tickets £12 on the night or £10 advance 7.30pm – 9pm

The Hiding Place

Friday 1st March

Petroc College taster day for some Year 10 students – 8.50am – 3.10pm

Oddments Theatre Group working with Year 9 students Period 3

Monday 4th March

HLC Dance Festival 12.45-2.45pm

Quiz results

Thor 101

Highest group JS 19

Zeus 87

Poseidon 81

Highest groups KB & PB 18

Apollo 80

Highest group AV 18

Question 17 of 20:

After a month-long campaign, what has overtaken Kylie Jenner as Instagram’s most liked photo ever?
a. a picture of an egg 
b. a picture of a sock  
c. a picture of a surfing cat


  1. a picture of an egg – When the first image of the egg appeared online, it looked like it only had one aim – to stop Kylie Jenner being the “Queen of Instagram”. It was actually revealed to be linked to a mental health campaign. The egg, known as Eugene, has now cracked after “feeling the pressure” of all the attention it’s received. A message posted alongside the broken egg advises people to seek help if they feel the same way.


Thank you Waitrose Customers

On Thursday 20th December, I was delighted to be able to go along to Waitrose, Holsworthy, to collect a cheque for £265, which was as a result of members of the public choosing to support us via their Community Matters scheme.

“We are delighted to be able to help with any school fitness project and it’s a pleasure to be able to present this cheque to Holsworthy Community College.” Marilyn, Waitrose Holsworthy Branch.

I would like to thank all the Waitrose shoppers that supported our fund-raising project to purchase a treadmill for the College fitness suite.

We will continue our fundraising efforts to ensure we provide our students with the best possible facilities.

Mr Vanstone, Head of PE, Holsworthy Community College

Waitrose cheque