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18/01/18

Retweeted From Harris City Academy

Published today. Our Extra Curricular Activities information for 2018 -2019. Clubs, sports, dance and support sessions. https://t.co/6ctKnPnyA4 https://t.co/FjsWxSGyiL

18/01/18

Retweeted From HGABR Sixth Form

This weeks current affairs covers the recent criticism of a Vlogger and a video post, deemed controversial. Student delve into the topic of who should be responsible for dealing with inappropriate internet content. https://t.co/0NyEodH4aQ

18/01/18

Retweeted From HarrisBromleyY7

: Y9 Parents/Carers Evening is 1 February 2018, 4.30-7.00pm https://t.co/PJGc2pWdVa

18/01/18

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

Geography GCSE Question of the day Explain how human factors can make the effects of drought worse. (6 marks)

18/01/18

Retweeted From Harris Federation Chinese

95 students from & starting a fantastic day of film and Chinese cultural learning today !! looking forward to a fun day!

18/01/18

Retweeted From HAGR Performing Arts

Two music classes joined to make a band of 50 kids! Playing Living on a Prayer to brighten up our Thursday morning. They are concentrating faces (not miserable ones- we promise!) https://t.co/IgMjqHRSEJ

17/01/18

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Work starts on new school in Sutton https://t.co/OrD9Y0jmqu https://t.co/R4tM6v7Fzt

16/01/18

Retweeted From Borough Of Sutton

Work begins on the new building for Harris Academy Sutton https://t.co/ajU0CJqSUR https://t.co/BJrF7Tq4mv

16/01/18

Retweeted From Croydon Advertiser

A huge new secondary school is being built in Sutton and it will open this year https://t.co/AmIFWI7DBl

16/01/18

Work has started on the new building for Harris Academy Sutton https://t.co/nc8KRTWohh

15/01/18

Retweeted From Sutton Council

A new £40 million secondary school on the site of one of the UK’s most significant regeneration projects, The London Cancer Hub, is set to create the next generation of young scientists. https://t.co/TBbPDuNtFM https://t.co/2tSRngnMfn

15/01/18

Retweeted From HPA Philip Lane

We are delighted to announce that Michael Foale CBE, the British-American astrophysicist and former astronaut, will visit the academy on Friday 2nd February 2018. Stay tuned for more information coming very soon. https://t.co/n3HsxujAEh

15/01/18

Watch: video on the start of building work for the new Harris Academy Sutton building https://t.co/HugRRIpP4i

13/01/18

New site is close enough to a number of Harris academies with strong A-level offers that pupils will be supported to move should they wish to https://t.co/kSTDzSdYcz

12/01/18

Retweeted From Croydon Advertiser

Here’s what happened after a Croydon school banned energy drinks https://t.co/uoMCebIAbM

12/01/18

Retweeted From SURREY

Here’s what happened after a school banned energy drinks https://t.co/aio7TNZDqR https://t.co/DLm08ZOJzZ

12/01/18

Retweeted From Ian Brownhill

Ever wondered what school governors do? A fantastic opportunity to find out with - I'm in my fourth year, our governing body is a hugely diverse range of individuals https://t.co/wIcf2mN0Kq

10/01/18

. students help kick off campaign to ban the sale of energy drinks to children https://t.co/1mjpEWCgqk

10/01/18

students helped kick off new campaign against the sale of high caffeine energy drinks to children. https://t.co/1mjpEWCgqk

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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