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13/02/18

Retweeted From Harris South Norwood

The Year 10 team also picked up a big win over Bolingbroke Academy winning 55-0, here are some of the tries #🔥 https://t.co/Q4Hxv3sgPa

09/02/18

Retweeted From Harris Federation Classics

What a great day and lifetime experience for our youngsters. Pompeii a city inside a time capsule. https://t.co/8sVQNFzHEu

09/02/18

Retweeted From HarrisBeckenham

HABE is celebrating after being presented the prestigious SEND Inclusion Award. Representatives from Optimus Education, Prospects and HFED attended the ceremony. The hard work of students, parents and staff means we are the first school internationally to achieve this accolade. https://t.co/AEjjU9xxZv

09/02/18

Retweeted From HPACH

The choir took part, with 7000 children from across the UK, in the Young Voices event at the O2 Arena in London this week. The children represented our academy with pride and it was a truly unforgettable event. A huge well done to the staff and pupils who took part. https://t.co/q1OiOQiIvB

09/02/18

Retweeted From David Carter

Started my annual reviews of the National Sponsors I oversee. and had over 4000 year 11 between them. P8 at Ark 0.15 and Harris 0.54. Inspiring to see the MAT model at its best

09/02/18

Retweeted From HarrisBoys'Academy

In only 102 schools across England and Wales do students who are eligible for free school meals perform as well or better than other students. And we're very proud to be one of them https://t.co/qjx3YNsvz1 https://t.co/yA8BcqWBBn

09/02/18

Retweeted From Harris Fed Languages

Exciting things happening across in language learning. Here is the new club, thanks to and funding https://t.co/89rPuad2JK https://t.co/9e4yzSakVV

05/02/18

Retweeted From Harris Careers

New : tops school performance tables! Read more: https://t.co/Xn81dqgdJK https://t.co/0SFvRW1LAj

03/02/18

Retweeted From HA Chafford Hundred

Regardless of your background- we treat all our pupils the same 👍🏻 https://t.co/REYasodODz

03/02/18

Retweeted From YourThurrock

Praise for Harris Academy and the progress made with "poorer" students. https://t.co/LeZJ8NZU7R

01/02/18

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Our wonderful Primary Phase Lead leading the training this evening. Our brilliant mentors do a fabulous job supporting our and . https://t.co/EDIf7WhXMV

01/02/18

Good to see ‘high achieving’ mentioned here. 25 students had Oxbridge offers last year. Admissions policy gives priority to able students who received free school meals at secondary school. https://t.co/oRt06F66Dh

31/01/18

Retweeted From Uni of Nottingham

Congrats to Harsa! 👏

31/01/18

Retweeted From Harris Bermondsey

Meet Harsa, Year 13, our first ever student to get an offer to study . “When I found out about my offer from I was ecstatic about what the future may hold for me. I want to use my knowledge to improve the health of the patients I hope to see in future." https://t.co/zNltjvQ9x5

31/01/18

Retweeted From HPA Philip Lane

We're looking forward to welcoming our guests from the community and other local schools on Friday afternoon for Michael Foale's visit. We have a small number of tickets left and it's not too late to book, so if you'd like to attend email info.org.uk https://t.co/iNpPdLHKGF

31/01/18

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Do you want to make a positive difference each and every day to the lives of children? with the and train to teach in one of our family of academies. https://t.co/OT1bS6lLnf

31/01/18

Retweeted From CCC

RT Role play house and trike track just one part of Shirley's school's new £50,000 outdoor play area https://t.co/M5neXiLPCz

31/01/18

Retweeted From Love Battersea

Many congratulations to the pupils, staff, families & friends of - is very proud of you👍💝🐝 https://t.co/vIjGE5tGYp

Our Learning Commission

Launched in October 2008, the Harris Student Commission on Learning was set up as a research and development project to bring together hundreds of students and teachers to create a new design for learning across the Harris Federation.

The Commission wanted to bring about:

  • Significant and lasting changes to teaching and learning
  • A step-change in student engagement, motivation and learning
  • To achieve these changes the Commission established an ambitious programme of enquiry into the most effective learning approaches in the UK and abroad. This enquiry has been co-led by students and staff who for the past two years have worked and learned together in powerful partnerships and teams.

The Commission was designed to go beyond traditional ‘student voice’ work, helping students become leaders of their own and others’ learning with a real stake in how education is organised and delivered.

The Commission has developed a deep and practical knowledge base about what really makes a difference for student learning in the 21st Century. And it has created an irrepressible desire for and commitment to change amongst all the students and teachers involved."

Two years after it began, the Commission has published its new design for learning. This is a set of entitlements and opportunities that the Harris Federation will take forward to ensure all learners and teachers in every part of every Academy in the Federation have consistent access to world class learning opportunities.

In order to support Academies to integrate, deepen and extend their own Student Commission activities, the Federation have introduced Best Practice Trawls that began in January 2012.  The 17 entitlements will provide a framework for these visits which will take place every term, with every Academy being visited every two years.  Best Practice Briefing Papers will be published 3 times per year, with a 'Learning to Learn Journal' published annually drawing together the best of practice from all of the Academies.  The first Best Practice briefing paper was published in May 2012 and the second in Autumn 2012.

As the entitlements continue to provide a powerful framework for whole Academy Improvements, we move forward ensuring the legacy of the Student Commission through "Harris Learning".

In December 2016, the Learning Commission was re-launched with the aim of revitalising the Student Commission with a renewed vigor and aimed at ensuring that learning is ‘World Class.’

The Learning Commission presented their findings at the Senior Leadership Conference in July 2017 and their findings can be found below.

Student Commission, Summer 2017

Downloads

Name Date  
A New Approach to Student Engagement 23rd Dec 2013 Download
A New Design for Learning 23rd Dec 2013 Download
Best Practice Briefing Paper 1 23rd Dec 2013 Download
Best Practice Briefing Paper 2 23rd Dec 2013 Download
Learning about Learning Further Insights 23rd Dec 2013 Download
Learning about Learning 12 Early Ideas 23rd Dec 2013 Download
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