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19/10/17

Told London staff & students re your inspiring podcast. Our motto: Step into your Greatness. Sounds like extreme ownership?!

19/10/17

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on 'The Expert Leaner' & of ability. Are high attainers a product of environment and study habits? https://t.co/QL8cdxJlc5

19/10/17

Thank you - the real work is done by our amazing staff who ensure bhvr management so consistent and who give kids such a great deal.

18/10/17

As we come to the end of a busy term, HAGR staff please know this: you are awesome. Kids, you're not bad either ;)

15/10/17

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15/10/17

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14/10/17

We've got some awesome rock bands here and would love another kit - come listen to us play it!

12/10/17

Back atcha!

12/10/17

Top 12% in England this year. Feels very special to have such great staff leading our children to greatness! https://t.co/5LajRaZIFf

12/10/17

What to do if your child is overweight https://t.co/vYrGHaWlNz

09/10/17

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Our wonderful Harris in Harmony students headlining at our conference https://t.co/0GGh9HyrX3

09/10/17

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Harris in Harmony choir doing us proud Conference in https://t.co/sFzLKI6oGw

09/10/17

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Wow, what an event! The finale of students singing was very spectacular. Glad to be part of something special https://t.co/Ch5gmIujB5

09/10/17

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That was AWESOME! Thanks for having us sing for you https://t.co/l66EIWn036

09/10/17

Parents: reminder it's a staff training day today. We'll see your children tomorrow!

07/10/17

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EXCLUSIVE: Harris academy chain to build 100 homes for teachers ~ https://t.co/f1Jo9V1Vgc

06/10/17

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Revealing the logo- 13/14 December at HAGR- https://t.co/Sk0tpFGVvt

06/10/17

Y12 team outside City Hall for the Young Consumer of the Year Finals! Thanks to Ms Dunn for leading them. https://t.co/xKk9kazT4e

04/10/17

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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Design Technology

Deadline: Fri 27th Oct

Homework task:

Materials research and revision.

Wood.

Complete all of the investigative questions given out in class in full sentences.

  1. Which type of hardwood would be suitable to make tough kitchen surface tops from? The surface would have to withstand shocks and wear.
  2. If mahogany proves too expensive to use what would be an ideal substitute?
  3. Give two examples of suitable hardwoods that may be used to make quality garden furniture?
  4.  A manufacturer of intends to create wooden sailing boats. Suggest a suitable hardwood?
  5. Explain why European oak is not normally joined together with iron and steel fittings?
  6. Name one property of Teak which makes it difficult but not impossible to use?
  7. Why is Western Red Cedar a suitable material to use in the construction of children's playgrounds?
  8. Name a softwood that is water resistant?
  9. Explain what happens to Afrormosia if is placed in contact with iron in damp conditions?
  10. Name a hardwood which is both elastic and strong. This type of hardwood is also durable and does not split easily?

A successful homework task will…

  • Be neatly presented in the blue IL booklets.
  • Be written in full sentences with a justification given for EVERY response.
  • Where extra research has had to be used in order to answer the questions this should be identified my noting the name of the research undertaken.

Deadline: Fri 11th Nov

Homework task:

Materials research and revision.

Polymers.

Complete all of the investigative questions given out in class in full sentences.

1. Which type of plastic would be suitable to manufacture washing up liquid bottles from?
2. Give two reasons as to why acrylic is used to make external signs?
3. Name a suitable plastic used to transport medical supplies on board ships?
4. A manufacturer intends to sell mechanical miniature children's cars. It has decided to make part of the gearing system from plastics. Which tough plastic with a good bearing surface would you recommend?
5. Give two reasons as to why guttering and drainpipes are made from Rigid PVC?
6. Name one property of acrylic that may prove to be a disadvantage?
7. The handles of mild steel screwdrivers made in the school workshop need to be protected through the process of dip coating. Which plastic could be used? The same plastic is used to insulate electrical wires.
8. Name a suitable plastic used in the boat industry to make small rowing boats?
9. Which transparent plastic is used to make the windows of garden sheds? Explain why you think it is preferred to glass?
10. Gear systems need to be self lubricating, resistant to oil and have good fatigue resistance. Name a suitable plastic?

A successful homework task will…

  • Be neatly presented in the blue IL booklets.
  • Be written in full sentences with a justification given for EVERY response.
  • Where extra research has had to be used in order to answer the questions this should be identified my noting the name of the research undertaken.

 

Deadline: Thurs 24th Nov

Homework task:

Exam questions-Practice.

Complete the 5 AS Level exam questions set by Miss Aldrich in full.

A successful homework task will…

  • Be neatly presented in the blue IL booklets.
  • Be written in full sentences with a justification given for EVERY response.
  • Use as much technical language as you can to show-off your theoretical knowledge of Resistant Materials up to now.