Rebecca Cassidy

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Oct 19

We take part in sponsored swim in aid of heart research

Children in Hartington have jumped into a sponsored swim, to raise vital funds for people with heart failure. Our pupils and members of the Hartington Young Persons Activity Club (HYPAC) swam to success at Arc Leisure in Matlock on Saturday 15th October. It’s the sixth time that youngsters have taken part in the annual event, …

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Jul 14

150th celebrations fit for a Duke

The Duke of Devonshire was the guest of honour at our special event to celebrate our school’s 150th anniversary. The gloomy weather did not dampen people’s spirits as around 200 visitors enjoyed the commemorative party on Saturday 9th July. The school was officially opened on the 10th July 1866 by T Osborne Bateman Esq, of Litchurch Villa near Derby, after …

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Jul 01

Our school in Derbyshire Life magazine

The school featured in Derbyshire Life magazine in May – to tell readers more about our very exciting plans for the school’s 150th anniversary and the 150 memories project we that are working on. Click on the image below to see a bigger picture of the article.

Apr 16

More than £1,500 donated to Hartington School 150th anniversary celebrations and hundreds of volunteer hours

Staff and pupils are well underway with their plans to commemorate the school’s 150th anniversary in July. More than £1,500 has been donated by local leaders and charity groups to help fund the exciting projects planned to celebrate the milestone year.

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Mar 30

St Giles Church Flower Festival set to celebrate Ruby Anniversary

Volunteers in Hartington are looking for local people to get involved in a project to celebrate 40 years of the village’s church Flower Festival. Representatives from St Giles Church are hoping to commemorate the milestone year by pulling together local memories from the first Flower Festival held in the village in 1976. They want to …

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Feb 01

150 memories for 150 years of schooling in Hartington

Former pupils, parents, staff and carers are being invited to share their special memories of Hartington C of E Primary School as we prepare to celebrate its 150th anniversary. The school is commemorating its milestone year in July with several events including a tea party and the creation of a ‘school family tree’ piece of …

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Jan 25

Hartington swimming stars raise more than £1,500 for heart research

Children are celebrating their success in a sponsored swim in aid of the British Heart Foundation. 15 youngsters swam for the school team and came in first place in the annual competition. They raised £1,567 for the charity’s Mending Broken Hearts appeal. Members of Hartington Young Persons Activity Club (HYPAC) also took part and came …

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