Working Together Achieving Excellence


Working Together Achieving Excellence


Working Together Achieving Excellence


Working Together Achieving Excellence


Working Together Achieving Excellence

Hounsdown is a thriving 11-16 Specialist Science and Leadership comprehensive school situated on the western side of Totton, near the edge of the New Forest. Our school occupies an extensive and attractive 20 acre site which provides superb recreational space. We have 1215 students on roll.

Together, the governors, staff and I are committed to maximising the potential of every individual student by:

  • Developing a culture of respect for everyone within our school
  • Creating and providing a range of curricular and extra curricular activities
  • Providing opportunities and learning experiences for our young people that meet their individual needs and challenges them to succeed
  • Working together to ensure our students develop important life long skills including leadership, communication and resilence as well as achieving their very best.

We inspire to develop:

Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, and Responsible Citizens

We are extremely proud of our achievements and always endeavour to improve further.

Mrs J Turvey

Christmas Concert 2014

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join our Christmas Concert on Thursday 11th December at 7.00 pm. This will take place in the main school hall.

In order for us to ensure we know the numbers attending, please would you indicate the number of tickets required. The tickets will then be sent home via your child.

We look forward to welcoming you on the 11th December and celebrating the festive season.

Miss Drummond

Apprenticeship Offer

ExxonMobil at the Fawley site will be holding Open Evenings on Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th November 2014 at the New Forest Academy School, Long Lane, Holbury, SO45 2PA starting promptly at 7 pm. We expect the evening to continue for 1.5 to 2 hrs.

If you know of someone who is thinking about an apprenticeship and would like to find out more then please forward this information to them as it’s an opportunity not to be missed!

The evening will commence with an overview of the apprenticeship scheme. A number of apprentices, technicians, supervisors and members of the management team will also be present and on hand to answer any questions .

Please note that numbers are restricted so please contact Leona Oliver on 023 8089 5277 leona.oliver@exxonmobil.com to reserve a space.

There is a minimum requirement for all potential apprentices - GCSE at C level or above in maths, science and English plus two other GCSEs.

More information can be found at www.exxonmobil-fawley.co.uk or contact Lucinda Lang on 023 8089 5371.

School Uniform Expectations

Following recent discussions with the Governing Body and staff I would like to remind you all of the importance of maintaining excellent standards of uniform at Hounsdown School.

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