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27/05/17

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Hope you all have a lovely half term ☀️😎👍🏻

27/05/17

Retweeted From HPACH

Year 6 children are busy creating the start of their leavers booklets. Watch their progress over the next few weeks.....#inspiringart https://t.co/MOwdtYvCRg

27/05/17

Retweeted From Chobham Primary

Thank you we've had a great fortnight learning how to ride our bikes safely! https://t.co/adZpcvxm8B

27/05/17

Retweeted From Chobham Primary

Happy half term from Chobham! Enjoying our golden time in the sun! https://t.co/OERgU6qHhW

27/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

Year 6 have been attempting the 4s Challenge 4️⃣ How many numbers between 0 and 100 can you make using only 4s? https://t.co/JxTlNwsVfG

27/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

On behalf of all the staff at HPAK, have a lovely half term & we look forward to seeing the children back in the academy on Tues 6th June. https://t.co/WG5bkdex49

27/05/17

Retweeted From HarrisPrimaryMerton

Forest and acorn class enjoying the wiggly wild show this afternoon. 🐍 https://t.co/ecgUduCyo9

27/05/17

22 - 26 May 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/oA0w8jWqtL

22/05/17

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Don't lose your chance to vote in the UK general election Register now https://t.co/nB1wQuxpDS https://t.co/WsAMgv3rgj

22/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Bromley

Test your skills at our countdown challenge this week and see how close you come to 433. Don't forget our other challenges! https://t.co/t8b3hHOHx5

22/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

STAY HYDRATED Dehydration Causes Foggy Memory, Irritability, and More. Dehydration has been shown to put stress on our cognitive functioning https://t.co/nUvZQ34H6n

22/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

GCSE Exams continue this week. Good luck to those students sitting English Literature and Geography exams today https://t.co/5WaQspJzXY

21/05/17

15 - 19 May 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/T1IITHUMtH

19/05/17

Congratulations Year 9s. https://t.co/n7vJHNvhtH

19/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

Interesting article taken from 'First News' publication. Ideal time to learn some 'Top Tips for keeping Stress at Bay' https://t.co/5YHKOA5ATN

19/05/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

Year 5 have been designing their own mythical creatures to use for their descriptive writing tomorrow. https://t.co/XJFlrv4GFi

19/05/17

Retweeted From HPACH

Our Year 5 artists were interpreting the work of cubist artist, Picasso and his mural of Guernica. They have explored war themes. https://t.co/8pe7ccA8Wr

19/05/17

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19/05/17

Retweeted From HarrisPrimaryMerton

Having fun in Nursery this afternoon in our new boat ! https://t.co/9HgBn5eM1U

19/05/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Our secondary trainees are thoroughly engaged in their 'What's Special About Special?' training today. https://t.co/oAHH6dkHOH

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15/01/2014

Harris Academy Greenwich drives literacy standards

On the last day of the 2013 autumn term, Harris Academy Greenwich held Celebration Assemblies for each year group and presented every student and member of staff with a gift-wrapped book to read over the Christmas Holiday. The Christmas books are part of a wider drive at the school that aims to raise enthusiasm for literacy across the community. Some elements of the drive are traditional – for example a new Latin Club for students – whilst others are less so. Innovations include studying more modern fiction so that, alongside classics such as Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Harris Academy Greenwich students can look forward to reading and analysing the popular Hunger Games. Half-termly swap shops of the Christmas books have been arranged and students and staff can also join book clubs to discuss the literature they are reading. The Academy sees oracy as an important aspect of literacy and there are some brilliant debating competitions both within school and against other Harris Academies. To really embed and improve literacy across the curriculum, all lessons have adopted Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) time at the start of class, and teachers of all subjects mark for literacy as well as subject content. All Key Stage 3 students with a below expected reading age receive extra ‘Read Write Inc’ phonics sessions. George McMillan, Principal of Harris Academy Greenwich, said: “We’re trying to change the culture of reading in our community and nurture openly excited and enthusiastic readers. Although many of our students read frequently for pleasure, we also have some who might not have books at home and aren’t as engaged with literacy. “This really is a whole-school effort and our staff are enjoying discussing literature with students more frequently and getting a fresh perspective.The proportion of Harris Academy Greenwich students achieving five or more A*-C GCSE grades including English and maths rose by 12 percentage points last summer to 85%, an improvement of 57 percentage points from just three years ago.
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