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15/02/19

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A MASSIVE thank you to for sharing your story and inspiring us all. It was a pleasure to have you at HAP. https://t.co/tUQrX1kjPY

15/02/19

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It's important that schools give children immersive experiences. we'll get creative! https://t.co/1i87hANsVa

15/02/19

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It’s very exciting to be opening our Sixth Form this year as part of . With our new artwork & study spaces being installed we are expanding the family once again as we welcome our Year 12 in September. We Know. We Can. We Will. https://t.co/8YuKMmkYyu

15/02/19

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14/02/19

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Thanks to everyone who dressed up. Sharing culture and finding common ground in a time of increasing intolerance is somehing we should all be proud of! https://t.co/GIcdfKjwBO

14/02/19

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Our & have time for discussion and reflection with around in the classroom and the links to . https://t.co/fux4W8r5tk

14/02/19

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Calling all former HAB girls... We would love to hear what you are doing now. Study, employment... please get in touch and let us know! Find out more about our new scheme at https://t.co/JGEyyruNiF https://t.co/Cr94NqQId2

13/02/19

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Congratulations to Year 9 student Yeray, who performed with the today at ! 🎶 https://t.co/wO0gpKSaX5

13/02/19

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Year 8 inspired by MP Sharon Hodgson’s journey from single parent household on benefits to the Palace of Westminster. Thanks We will all be dreaming BIG! https://t.co/uKJZgmqBBN

12/02/19

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11/02/19

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The is now open! https://t.co/SVE3mHmPrQ

11/02/19

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Another successful in . Today our parents enjoyed engaging in learning with their children during our session! Thank you to everyone who came along, we loved having you! https://t.co/B3njMQmVgN

11/02/19

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Friday 15th February is an Inset Day, students are not required to attend the Academy on this day.

09/02/19

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A huge thank you to our amazing staff who gave up their own & family time for the Y11 Residential. Students had an amazing time & the intensive lessons, team building, study skills & problem solving will help them shine in their GCSE exams. Just the small job of unpacking now! https://t.co/PRtyRAeoOM

08/02/19

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HAB Spanish students had a wonderful evening watching the Cervantes Theatre’s production of ”La Casa de Bernarda Alba” by Federico García Lorca. What a fantastic opportunity to learn about Spanish history and bring language alive! https://t.co/15cVLueEwd

07/02/19

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Well done to our girls (and their fantastic teachers!) for helping us come top for academic attainment in our group of 55 schools with similar intake across England and Wales. We're proud of you! Full story https://t.co/ft7Vp8mrbh https://t.co/cUmzPHnru7

07/02/19

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I am in awe with . Such inspiration at today with these beautiful pebbles https://t.co/q1kBrbGwHZ

06/02/19

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We are delighted to announce that work has started on building our brand new Academy….. https://t.co/LdD1GcOoCr

06/02/19

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Posted on: January 21st 2019

'The schools reversing the languages decline'

 

The TES has identified the Harris Federation academies as being among a ‘minority of schools that significantly increased languages uptake despite national decline’.

 

They spoke to Harris Academy Bermondsey Principal, Rebecca lles-Smith, as well as the Harris Federation’s
lead MFL consultant, David Shanks.

 

Rebecca lles-Smith commented that being in a deprived area should be no barrier to teaching languages, and that it is “a serious imposition to pupils’ future opportunities” to deny them the opportunity. At Harris Academy Bermondsey
60 percent of pupils are eligible for free school meals – last year 100 percent of pupils in Year 11 chose to sit at least one language at GCSE.

 

Across the wider Federation, the TES reports that “Harris secondary academies have, on average, doubled the number of pupils taking a language GCSE over the past seven years.”

 

The article goes on to say that “Mandarin Chinese is another success story at the Harris Federation: there are now 3,500 pupils studying it across all 44 primary and secondary academies, compared with 480 in 2015.”

 

You can read the article here and in the TES magazine.

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