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07/07/20

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Morning we are the Maths Consultant team at and we are newly christened on Twitter :) We are looking to increase our and post a few maths puzzles along the way https://t.co/4Pt60BDQPu

06/07/20

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Some exceptional work by reception today re-telling the story of 'Room on the Broom' 📝 https://t.co/6NFvh5zqpe

06/07/20

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Yes. We aren’t helping them to write like Shakespeare. No-one acts like Burton. Though he was of course known primarily for his Hamlet and was successor to Olivier. Few of our kids get a leg up from Gielgud. We have to give it with English & Maths & employer engagement https://t.co/TBGyJr2I8S

05/07/20

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One of the exhilarting things about being a small part in is watching huge success of the students we serve across all the schools not just doing the arts: but excelling. Here at 40% got a 9 in arts based subjects. https://t.co/zT0iUFkjon

05/07/20

The quote was an answer to a question. Context is the kind of child who wld otherwise not achieve b/c of their circs pre COVID compounded by lockdown. In that situation, it is better for the child to get fewer quals than take all subjects but in the end have little to show for it

05/07/20

5/5: And, as explained to the reporter, but not set out in her article, whether this happens at all will also depend on the Ofqual consultation on 2021 exams – eg whether they reduce the content or introduce choice in the syllabus.

05/07/20

4/5: The subjects they continue with would be based on what they want to do for their A Levels. Our pupils choose and pass languages and arts subjects at significantly higher rates than other pupils nationally. This won’t change. See https://t.co/ZH9H1MyHoM

05/07/20

3/5: The overwhelming majority will take the full range of subjects. But in EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES, it may be that a minority of pupils need to take fewer subjects in order to cover the content of the rest of their choices in the depth needed to pass.

05/07/20

2/5: The example we gave to the reporter of the kind of pupil who may take fewer subjects: someone badly persistently absent before lockdown, then who missed three months because of lockdown - and who cannot be expected to pass 8 or 9 GCSEs with just two terms of teaching.

05/07/20

1/5: The Sunday Times has amended its online article to clarify that a MINORITY of Harris pupils could take fewer GCSEs next year. In reality, this will be a tiny no. of pupils who haven't engaged with online learning and who cannot catch up in the 2 terms left before their exams

04/07/20

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LETTER TO PARENTS - reopening of school in September https://t.co/8Ko9os3IW1 https://t.co/XNXIq7YbwW

02/07/20

Welcome 😊 https://t.co/DvN9Ddoair

02/07/20

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Our sincere thanks to Tesco Rainham for their lovely gift of goodies which certainly brightened our day. A kind and thoughtful gift from one set of key workers to another within our Rainham community. https://t.co/JsROsHkX3U

02/07/20

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School food really matters. 280 students will receive two weeks’ worth of breakfasts. Many thanks to the Safer School Officers who came to help us get the breakfast packages together. https://t.co/pHTKEXoTXc

02/07/20

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Alexie in year 1 has written a wonderful piece of work about the impact teachers have on children. It has certainly put a smile on all of our faces 😊 https://t.co/WK6hiUNE4c

02/07/20

Thank you to all our academies who shared their strategies for supporting the most vulnerable pupils during lockdown by getting them into school https://t.co/PbhI870oSH

01/07/20

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Harris Academy South Norwood is currently looking to appoint a to support premises and maintenance provisions for the academy. https://t.co/sbIBHzyAhS https://t.co/yxxEd0ef3V

30/06/20

Retweeted From Harris Primary Academy Purley Way

Lovely gesture of personal letters to each of the staff thanking them for all they have done and continue to do, written by our supportive governing body. https://t.co/6pgKNLSS02

30/06/20

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Thank you for all your support and guidance ! Zayan is loving all his rewards and is feeling even more motivated! https://t.co/AnIcFQgdXF

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Posted on: April 1st 2015

Clare Balding joins students to celebrate diversity at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace

Claire Balding at CP

Students at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace have enjoyed taking part in a special diversity day with journalist and television presenter, Clare Balding.

Students at the Academy spent the full school day working on a number of Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) activities to build their awareness and understanding of a range of issues.  

In particular, Year 10 students had the opportunity to work with Diversity Role Models on Sex and Relationships Education with an LGBT theme. They took part in a variety of workshops led by the charity, which was set up to educate young people about difference and challenge LGBT stereotypes in schools. Alongside Clare Balding, Diversity Role Models counts figures such as Gareth Thomas and John Amaechi among its patrons.

Harris City Academy is already a Stonewall Champion School and has formed its own Diversity Task Force in support of its LGBT community. The Task Force is made up of students and staff who identify as LGBT as well as their friends and other students wishing to get involved.

Dr Hilary Macaulay, Principal of Harris City Academy Crystal Palace, said:

“We believe that young people can only realise their full potential if they are free to explore and understand who they are – free from fear of judgement.

“At Harris City Academy we will never let anyone have to pretend to be someone or something they aren’t, and today was a wonderful celebration of that.”

Navah Bekhor, Head of Education at Diversity Role models said:

“We were extremely impressed and inspired by the Year 10 students at Harris City Academy. The maturity of their contributions and high level of engagement make us confident that the next generation will help to bring about a positive change in attitudes towards and treatment of LGBT people. They also demonstrated a strong commitment to creating a school environment that respects and celebrates difference in all its forms which is a key aim of the workshops.”

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