Yesterday’s Events in Holsworthy

Thanks to Holsworthy Community School Headteacher, David Fitzsimmons, for replying to my query about events in Holsworthy yesterday. This is on the school website, and adds further information to yesterday’s report from the police, although that report suggested that no one wielding a knife was located: At approx 11.40am, a […]

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Reports of Man With Machete in Holsworthy

Following reports that Holsworthy Community College students were held in the school sports hall today, I contacted Devon & Cornwall Police. There were rumours pertaining to a person wielding a knife and also an armed supermarket robbery; however, Devon & Cornwall say that  at 11.15am, while there was a  report of four […]

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Best Ever Exam Results for Holsworthy Community College

Record breaking year at Holsworthy Community College The 151 Year 11 pupils at Holsworthy Community College (HCC) in Summer 2013 achieved the College’s best ever examination results, with 64% achieving five or more passes at ‘C’ grade or above, including English and Maths. 20% of pupils achieved the government’s combination […]

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Free School – Not Needed Here?

As the Route 39 Free School announced its site will be at isolated Bucks Cross in North Devon, Dave Fitzsimmons, Head of Holsworthy  Community College, spoke on Radio Devon yesterday morning (go to 1  hr 19 mins in)  to explain the negative impact the new school will have on existing […]

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