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As part of recent changes adopted within the ParentPay system, the minimum top-value has been reduced to £2 per transaction. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school.

Latest school newsletter available to view now.

Welcome from the Headteacher, staff and pupils

HollinsThe Hollins Technology College is a progressive 11-16 co-ed school located in the picturesque Hollins Lane area of Accrington. We provide an excellent education within a clear framework of manners and respect for others. The Hollins gives all students the best teaching and learning opportunities. We have excellent classes in a warm, friendly and professional environment. Our staff always give the best care and guidance.

The Hollins prepares young people for the challenges of the modern world. We help them to grow into capable, responsible and independent adults; love of learning, motivation and excellence matter. 

Mission Statement
For Parents
For Pupils
Mission Statement

The Hollins Technology College aims to provide each and every pupil with a broad and balanced curriculum appropriate to their needs. The delivery of this learning will take place within a calm and purposeful working environment. Our exceptional  care, guidance and support enables every child to flourish, achieve their potential and develop the necessary skills and abilities to play an active part in our global society. We place a strong emphasis on personal values and high quality relationships between adults and children that leave our pupils uniquely equipped for the future.

If you require a hard copy of any of the documents on this website please contact school and they will be available free of charge.

For Pupils

You will see from our website that Hollins is a very successful school and we are very proud of the achievements of our pupils and our staff. Visitors compliment us on the productive and welcoming atmosphere, the excellent relationships and the commitment to high standards.



TERM DATES 2015-2016

Autumn Term 2015
Staff INSET day                                              Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 September 2015

School re-opens for whole school on         Thursday 3 September 2015 (*)

Staff INSET day                                              Friday 25 September 2015

Mid-term holiday                                          Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October2015 (inc)

Staff INSET day                                              Monday 2 November 2015

School re-opens for whole school on         Tuesday 3 November 2015

Terms ends on                                                Friday 18 December 2015

Spring Term 2016

School re-opens on                                       Monday 4 January 2016

Mid-term holiday                                          Monday 15 February - Friday 19 February 2016 (inc)

Term ends on                                                  Thursday 24 March 2016

Summer Term 2016

School re-opens on                                       Monday 11 April 2016

May Day Holiday                                           Monday 2 May 2016

Mid Term                                                       Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June 2016 (inc)

Term ends on                                                Tuesday 19 July 2016

(*)       Year 7 pupils 8.45am

Whole School 11.00am