Creative writing national competitions update

The English department has been encouraging students to get involved in national creative writing competitions over the last few months and we have had some great results! Firstly, Year 7 student Isaac's story got through to the second round of the BBC 500 Words Competition.  ..

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World Book Day 2019

To celebrate World Book Day, Hove Park School was taken over by over 20 teachers on both sites acting very strangely...for one day only, they 'became' books such as: Noughts and Crosses, The Wizard of Oz and The Great Gatsby! Students whizzed around the school to complete the ..

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Stratford Upon Avon visit

On Wednesday 2nd May, members of the English department took 50 year 9 students overnight to the home of the Bard, Stratford Upon Avon, to watch an amazing performance of Romeo & Juliet and to visit Shakespeare houses, including Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Ann Hathaway’s Cot ..

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Hove Park students were invited by Sussex University's Widening Participation team to a production of ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde’. The musical was performed and directed by current Sussex University students who are members of the Sussex Musical  ..

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World Book Day celebrations

Despite World Book Day being postponed for a week, Hove Park celebrated books in a number of ways. Tutor groups were asked to select their favourite book and then decorate their door to reflect this. A ‘Book Buffet’ event was held in Valley library at lunch time. 36 students  ..

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