Josh Doubtfire • Senior student spotlight
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Josh Doubtfire • Senior student spotlight

Head Held High Senior student spotlight A common misconception about Head Held High is that we only teach speech and drama lessons for little kids. That couldn’t be further from the truth. As well as running adult public speaking courses, we also have lots of senior students (Year 9 – 13) who take speech and...

How to help your child prepare for Trinity exams
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How to help your child prepare for Trinity exams

  Exams. They’re the source of much debate in schooling systems the world over. At Head Held High, many of our students sit Trinity speech and drama exams in the latter stages of each year. (See our related blog post, 7 reasons to sit Trinity speech & drama exams). Many of our students also sit...

7 reasons to sit Trinity speech & drama exams
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7 reasons to sit Trinity speech & drama exams

Trinity speech & drama exams The process of sitting Trinity speech & drama exams is about much more than simply gaining the next qualification on offer. Yes, the feeling of satisfaction that students acquire along with their exam result is important. But the true benefits of sitting speech and drama exams are to be found...

Speech & drama – an antidote to too much screen time?
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Speech & drama – an antidote to too much screen time?

Too much screen time is detrimental to kids… We know too much screen time is detrimental to kids. Yet screens are here to stay in our lives and our kids’ lives. So, what to do? Firstly, let me start by listing a few things that this article ISN’T. This isn’t a scaremongering article. It’s not...

Lesson content sneak peek for Term 3, 2019 [Video]
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Lesson content sneak peek for Term 3, 2019 [Video]

In these two videos our Head Teacher, Erica Kröger, lifts the lid on what’s in the lesson plans for HHH students this coming term. As part of giving you visibility into what’s happening in your child’s Head Held High lessons, as a prelude to every term we shoot these videos for you. They give you...

The timeless way to make friends with the fear of public speaking
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The timeless way to make friends with the fear of public speaking

Fear of public speaking, it gets to the best of us… Everybody feels nerves and fear when speaking in public. Everyone. No exceptions. To a certain extent, they’re healthy sensations, as they sharpen focus and concentration. However, they become unhealthy when they reach levels that stop us from entering into public speaking situations. In this...

‘Twoandabitminutes’ with Erica Kröger, Head Teacher [Video]
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‘Twoandabitminutes’ with Erica Kröger, Head Teacher [Video]

Interview with HHH Teacher, Erica Kröger In this post, we find out what makes our fabulous Head Teacher, Erica Kröger tick? Her likes and dislikes, passions, drivers, and thoughts on what she’d do if she was gifted an elephant. As Head Teacher at HHH, Erica is the leader of the teaching team, and has a...

Millennial Jenny – our new fave Insta-series!
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Millennial Jenny – our new fave Insta-series!

Superstar HHH-teacher-actor-writer, Holly Shervey’s latest project !! Boasting alert !! This post is all about us being super proud, and wanting to show off about our superstar HHH-teacher-actor-writer, Holly Shervey’s latest project, the smash Insta-series, Millennial Jenny. Holly has been teaching with us for 4 years. She’s also currently on Shortland Street, and part of...

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