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20/11/17

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

09/11/17

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

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Harris Experience Advanced Autumn Summary

The Harris Experience Advanced (HEA) is a Harris Federation Sixth Form initiative. It is primarily in place to prepare students to make competitive applications to top Russell Group universities as well as medical, dentistry and veterinary science schools.

The programme is aimed at our most academic students who have achieved outstanding grades at GCSE or who prove themselves to be making outstanding academic progress early in Year 12 and maintain this throughout their sixth form life. Please find a summary of our activity over the Autumn term:

Retired astronaut Stephen Oswald’s remark to the Croydon Advertiser that Harris Experience Advanced students were ‘better in terms of the discussion’ than any he’d come across in the UK after fielding their questions on his time in space marks one highlight of a highly enriching, eventful, and event-filled autumn term for all those involved with the programme.

With places at top Russell Group universities in their sights, Year 13s spent much of the term crafting and receiving in-depth assistance on their personal statements, whilst those aiming for Oxford and Cambridge attended a series of supplementary workshops tailored to these institutions’ specific demands; the success of which was reflected in eleven students ultimately receiving invites in December to interview for highly competitive degrees in the natural and social sciences, maths, arts, and humanities. 

Meanwhile, having been inaugurated in September based on their excellent GCSE grades, Year 12 students engaged in a series of events – alongside the lofty heights outlined to STEM specialists by Admiral Oswald, these included a talk on entrepreneurialism with Vivid Drinks’ James Shillcock, and an expert survey of Britain’s legal system from venerable Barrister Fiona Brown – before choosing from a selection of subject-aligned workshops arranged to augment their academic profile and improve their understanding of which degree path might best suit their interests, skills, and career goals. This saw a selection of aspiring medics receive funding to attend an intensive two-day Trauma Medicine Conference at Imperial College; a group of Law-hopefuls fulfil a comprehensive ‘Routes into Law’ workshop with the University of Law; and a day at LSE investigating the impact of the 2008 recession on major European cities for geographers and social scientists.

Complimenting these efforts, the launch of a secure online social learning platform, Learnium, in November introduced an arena for students to pursue this extra-curricular learning in their own time as well; with specialists drawn from Harris teaching staff posting links, videos, and articles for them to broaden their knowledge and engage with cutting edge developments and ideas defining debates in their subject areas beyond the classroom.

Kept up-to-date with wider university run opportunities too, the news of eleven Year 12s securing places on King’s College’s highly popular K+ programme and Cambridge University’s nationally coveted Shadowing Scheme was met with delight. And whilst fingers crossed for our Year 13s returning from their interviews with Oxbridge, freshly penned educational partnerships with King’s College’s Muscle Lab and think-tank The Legatum Institute in late December heralded a Christmas break with much to look forward to in the New Year.

If you would like to keep up-to-date with all Harris Experience Advanced happenings, you can find us on twitter as well: https://twitter.com/HFexperience

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