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29/04/17

24 - 28 April 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/2YVzSfwo4j

26/04/17

Congratulations! https://t.co/RgUMuiErs7

26/04/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

of our crew, who will rowing on water later today. https://t.co/WrfeTsQy6A

26/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Fed TSA

Fantastic primary session with . How do you teach MFL at primary? https://t.co/3clZRG4WuD

26/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Bromley

Polite reminder to all participants for Borneo this year - a meeting is being held in MA1 after school on 28/04/2017, with Ms Shiyani

26/04/17

Great news, very proud! https://t.co/SDWlRiI9hs

26/04/17

Harris Champions - well done! https://t.co/K6vAniTeGH

26/04/17

Very well done! https://t.co/bryofcYy2s

26/04/17

This is great news - congratulations Champs! https://t.co/ekiJpSRyDX

25/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Bromley

Join the allotment club, every Tuesday and Thursday mornings. https://t.co/pRyP1RFeiX

24/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

"A bright future for Primary Languages and working across Primary/Secondary." https://t.co/Mah2oMK407

24/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Vicky Gough from talking to future trainee teachers about scholarship opportunities https://t.co/6zBHnkEgsy

24/04/17

18 - 21 April 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/EzqvaCrAbO

20/04/17

Retweeted From HABE Sport

HABE sport leaders running the show at Harris Fed Tag Rugby Championships 's 🏉 🏆 https://t.co/t0sAMrbQUm

20/04/17

Retweeted From Paula J matthews

found these three vikings in the playground ! Fantastic start to a new term !! https://t.co/rzxSoKrFGE

20/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

Early morning meet up for revision in the library. Well done Year 11. Fantastic dedication to succeed https://t.co/LuYKshGkDD

20/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Experience

Our Y10s are visiting today to experience a range of lectures and learn all about life & . https://t.co/NbfuQFewv2

17/04/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

Happy Easter from HAB. An term ahead, including: GCSE and A-Level exams; Sports Day; . https://t.co/GR4DFhgC8b

17/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

📆As per our term dates, the children return back to the academy on Monday 24th April📅 ⭐️Enjoy the rest of the Easter break⭐️ https://t.co/Ul580qtnri

13/04/17

We are delighted that three new Harris free schools have been approved. https://t.co/cVyhv5bkei https://t.co/9GdvtJ5vH3

  • April 29, 2017 24 - 28 April 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. Read more
  • April 26, 2017 Congratulations! Read more
  • April 26, 2017 of our crew, who will rowing on water later today. http...
  • April 26, 2017 Fantastic primary session with . How do you teach MFL at pri...
  • April 26, 2017 Polite reminder to all participants for Borneo this year - a meeting is being held in MA1 after s...
  • April 26, 2017 Great news, very proud! Read more
  • April 26, 2017 Harris Champions - well done! Read more
  • April 26, 2017 Very well done! Read more
Thashan Pillay

Thashan Pillay

Deputy Lead Science Consultant

"I went into teaching because I believe that education is the biggest tool to improve a child’s life chances and provide them with opportunities to fulfil their goals.  Another big reason was because I love Science – nothing is better than giving students an understanding of the world around them and what, why and how things happens!"

I was attracted to Harris by the unique role of a Science Consultant, which is unlike any other Senior Leadership jobs in schools, and became Deputy Lead Science Consultant last year.  My job involves providing academies with expert Science support.  Subject consultants train, coach, mentor and manage staff – always with the best outcomes for students at the heart of the conversations we have.

I work with a team of likeminded individuals who work tirelessly so children have the best Science education in all of our academies.  We have over 101 years of teaching experience between us, and we learn from each another. Not only do we work as a team of Science Consultants, but we also work collaboratively with other subject consultants and senior leaders in academies to drive improvement and achievement.

One of the most exciting but most challenging parts of my role is leading on the delivery of the new Science curriculum for GCSE. We have introduced new Schemes of Work, created resources and matched the demands in practical work and mathematical skills to that of the new curriculum.  Our Science consultant team and teachers from around the federation have been involved in creating, delivering, assessing and evaluating what we have produced; this ranges from teaching resources to assessments.  We are constantly reviewing what we have done so that students are as prepared as possible for the new GCSEs they will sit for the first time in Summer 2018. 

You can expect to work hard at Harris, but no harder than any other school or academy – teaching is profession which demands commitment and hard work, but being part of the Harris Federation, you will also be supported more than any other school or academy I have ever worked for.

If you’re thinking about applying for the Harris Federation, my one piece of advice would be to do it! If you strongly believe in improving the life chances of students, then this is the place for you.  No matter what academy you work in, you will be surrounded by professionals who have the same determination to get the best they can for our students.  You will be exposed to CPD unlike anything I have seen in the schools or academies I have worked in.

We have fantastic students in our academies – they all want to do well and sometimes just need our help to find out how they can achieve this.  The support across the Federation is amazing – all the way from being a trainee teacher to working in senior leadership.  You are surround by hardworking, dedicated individuals who truly believe that having a good education is the best starting point in life.

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