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20/11/17

Retweeted From Harris Experience

Year 11 students discussing the harm principle, and the limits of freedom https://t.co/EqKzfmqrHV

20/11/17

We’re excited to see how the first group of students get on – unforgettable life experiences ahead! https://t.co/KtP8uzSP7l

20/11/17

Students were pleased to meet The Earl of Wessex when the school received its licence last week. https://t.co/ULYZctpkXg

19/11/17

13 - 17 November 2017 Harris Academies https://t.co/YHSMviEMJF

17/11/17

Retweeted From HCACP PE

A fantastic afternoon to cap a very busy week of sport. With the Yr9 rugby team winning against and the Yr8+11 football teams winning against in the cup. Thank you to all staff for your support. https://t.co/dmyhnA8xcw

16/11/17

Retweeted From The Royal Family

HRH met bronze & silver award participants who were taking part in a group exercise that will help them with different challenges presents. https://t.co/IfQuT72GUQ

16/11/17

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To gain a award each participant must learn a new skill. HRH joined students who are learning first aid to help them pass their bronze award. https://t.co/5qbmi8W5DA

16/11/17

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Next The Earl visited Harris Tottenham Academy which opened in September 2014 & launched the award scheme for its students in September 2017. https://t.co/eVI9qqOt0Z

16/11/17

Retweeted From The Royal Family

Before departing The Earl presented the Harris Tottenham Academy with their license certificate – good luck to all the new participants! https://t.co/eytuMUapUn

15/11/17

Retweeted From Dame Rachel de Souza

Excellent - we need more of this - showing the way https://t.co/ucBY0PtzeB

15/11/17

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A good cross-country trek from to reach the beautiful village of St David’s. https://t.co/3v5UM4vbsw

15/11/17

Retweeted From Charlotte Abrahamson

Just met with some super career focused Y13s on their academy day talking all about . Thanks for having me!

15/11/17

Retweeted From Harris City Academy

HCACP Students design amazing amusement rides as part of todays IET Faraday Challenge in association with https://t.co/nEqxPfLCAO

14/11/17

Retweeted From Harris Purley

Following a 'no notice' Ofsted inspection in September, we "maintain the high standards" identified in our previous 'Outstanding' inspection! https://t.co/lzIeOHR6Rs

14/11/17

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Purley school given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/HGTJ9ZEMTP

14/11/17

Retweeted From Harris Garrard

Congratulations to the many children in our Primary Phase who achieved 100% attendance in the first half term. Fantastic! https://t.co/Qb8ECpG58E

11/11/17

6 - 10 November 2017 Harris Academies https://t.co/qMEVO5p4xr

10/11/17

Retweeted From Harris South Norwood

Today we are proud to announce the names of our Golden Ticket winners for weeks 6 and 7 of the autumn term - Excellent work! https://t.co/1nftbumpVE

10/11/17

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

Deadline to hand in Year 10 Work Experience own placement forms is Friday 17th November. https://t.co/KMQdDuRpOT

09/11/17

Retweeted From Harris Experience

Our students are intrigued by the opportunities on offer through the Imperial Pathways to Medicine programme! https://t.co/PJSNUZNnoc

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15/01/2014

Harris Academy Greenwich drives literacy standards

On the last day of the 2013 autumn term, Harris Academy Greenwich held Celebration Assemblies for each year group and presented every student and member of staff with a gift-wrapped book to read over the Christmas Holiday. The Christmas books are part of a wider drive at the school that aims to raise enthusiasm for literacy across the community. Some elements of the drive are traditional – for example a new Latin Club for students – whilst others are less so. Innovations include studying more modern fiction so that, alongside classics such as Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Harris Academy Greenwich students can look forward to reading and analysing the popular Hunger Games. Half-termly swap shops of the Christmas books have been arranged and students and staff can also join book clubs to discuss the literature they are reading. The Academy sees oracy as an important aspect of literacy and there are some brilliant debating competitions both within school and against other Harris Academies. To really embed and improve literacy across the curriculum, all lessons have adopted Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) time at the start of class, and teachers of all subjects mark for literacy as well as subject content. All Key Stage 3 students with a below expected reading age receive extra ‘Read Write Inc’ phonics sessions. George McMillan, Principal of Harris Academy Greenwich, said: “We’re trying to change the culture of reading in our community and nurture openly excited and enthusiastic readers. Although many of our students read frequently for pleasure, we also have some who might not have books at home and aren’t as engaged with literacy. “This really is a whole-school effort and our staff are enjoying discussing literature with students more frequently and getting a fresh perspective.The proportion of Harris Academy Greenwich students achieving five or more A*-C GCSE grades including English and maths rose by 12 percentage points last summer to 85%, an improvement of 57 percentage points from just three years ago.
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