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23/05/20

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I wonder what put such big smiles on the faces of the staff and pupils at HJAC today...A huge thank you for this delicious delivery today from the Jeganathans! 😋🍕#hjac https://t.co/lxeFvcZy42

22/05/20

Two beautiful letters from a parent and a pupil ✨ https://t.co/I16AE3wIBV

22/05/20

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Just 3 months ago I took the photo below. Life was normal, I was revising for my and attending , not knowing just weeks later I would be supporting the at and , fighting a pandemic no one saw coming. https://t.co/uTxqOqZ8lX

22/05/20

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Our May half term provision for vulnerable students and students of Key Workers is now on our website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

22/05/20

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The HCACP Academy Newsletter for May is available here https://t.co/x72w3QsMsV https://t.co/atmyHqUQIm

21/05/20

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https://t.co/3RkkgMMYp9 Chess in Schools and Communities is offering all UK primary school children 3-month gold memberships of ChessKid free up until July 20, 2020. It is an online chess learning and playing zone designed for ages 5-11.

21/05/20

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Some amazing entries to our VE day bake-off competition https://t.co/1yeGrHVLfZ

21/05/20

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Calling all primary Chinese teachers. Harris Primary Academy Mayflower are looking for a Primary Mandarin HLTA ... https://t.co/5lk1xgfVi2

21/05/20

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https://t.co/P5I9z4leeK The Museum of London have some interactive and fun games and activities for families to enjoy at home. A great resource!

21/05/20

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STORY TIME: A new story has been added to our website, Kind. Today Mrs Meaden is reading to you. https://t.co/5ArxiStAqQ https://t.co/2TmzTBty3u

21/05/20

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https://t.co/AouBA5tT37 Pottermore have created the Harry Potter at Home sections with fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world.

21/05/20

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Year 3 have been working hard at home with some great History outcomes! https://t.co/17RH4mCbEP

21/05/20

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A volcano made by Rafiq for Geography. Some great work being sent in despite the difficult circumstances. Keep it up. https://t.co/Xlb1ViGez5

21/05/20

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A truly amazing homework from the legendary Mr Appleton. Incredible artwork. https://t.co/PWKnPCM1up

21/05/20

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Learn all about the African Savanna with this great piece of work from Phoebe Yr 8. https://t.co/gwjh0GFVm3

21/05/20

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Who wants to help break a world record? WE DO!!! Let’s join the famous illustrator, Rob Biddulph, and draw live with him this Thursday to raise money and break a Guinness World Record! Visit here to sign up https://t.co/4KZCfc68uG and check out our video! https://t.co/YgLhZ6XdBu

21/05/20

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Midday Mindful Meditation with Ms Marshall-Fraser can be accessed today via the following link: https://t.co/cD50AlieUZ

21/05/20

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Please find our visual social story to support our return to school on June 1st under our wellbeing section. https://t.co/khLFDQlC1L

21/05/20

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Today’s the day world record breakers!! 6 hours till we can take part in something fun and amazing. Don’t forget to sign up and share your amazing drawings with us 😊 https://t.co/Hyw9fyO9Xg

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Posted on: August 23rd 2012

Evening Standard Article

The chain of London schools run by carpet tycoon Lord Harris has bucked the national trend for declining results — by making students compete with each other and forming links with leading universities.

The Harris Federation, which has 12 secondaries across the capital, saw a three per cent increase in students gaining at least five good grades at GCSE. Lord Harris of Peckham said the schools’ house system, and links with Russell Group of universities, were behind the success.

The academy sponsor and chairman of Carpetright said: “It is not only about exam results. We have a house system so pupils can compete against each other, and against other Harris schools. It gives students a reason to do well”. The house system places pupils in groups which compete with each other in sports and academic competitions.

Sir Dan Moynihan, chief executive of the Harris Federation said: “I don’t understand when people say houses are old fashioned. They help to raise standards.” At the Crystal Palace academy all but one student achieved 5 A-C grades including English and maths. Mae Semakula-Buuza, 16, got eight A*s and 3 As and plans to study chemistry, maths, phyiscs and history at A-level.

She said: “I feel really happy. I was having nightmares last night about not getting good results. I have really done it for my parents.”

Farhim Yasmin, 16, gained 10 A*s, an A and a B, and wants to be a chemical engineer. She said: “It feels great. I might as well embrace the fact I’m one of those geeky people that really likes chemistry.”

Tom Chandy said he was heading to Reading Festival to celebrate seven A*s, four As and a B.He added: “I want to be a doctor. I have already been on an introductory course about neurosurgery.”

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