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03/12/20

Congratulations to Jesimel in Year 13, our newly appointed Head Student and leader of the Student Council

14/08/20

Congratulations to Anastasija, who got A*ABB and will be reading Political Economy at Kings College London.

14/08/20

Yesterday was a challenging day nationally, but we are so proud of our students. Raul, for example, got A*AA and will be reading Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick.

10/06/20

Retweetd From Adam Snell

Excellent webinar from . Having previously worked for / with him at it definitely rings true. By far the best professional development I've ever had, both formal and informal. https://t.co/HMVEySLmJc

09/06/20

Retweetd From Niall Alcock

*Really* Looking forward to the next webinar Exec. Principal & prof. trained coach will share: Team Toxins: mistakes leaders make and how to avoid them 📅 Tuesday 9th June 🕕 6.00pm Save your spot here: https://t.co/7HXG2SzjE2

22/04/20

Sounds like you have got a lot on your plate. Don’t put yourself under too much pressure. We know our parents are doing their best under difficult circumstances. When we are back at school we will make sure all students get back on track. If you need more support then let us know

22/04/20

A massive thank-you to all our families for working with us during this difficult time. It’s now been a few days of our new virtual school plan. Please get in touch and let us know how it’s going or what we can do to offer further support info.org.uk

22/04/20

Hi there - we would be love to help. Email info.org.uk and we can work out some support.

24/03/20

Good evening, a member our virtual tutor team will call you tomorrow to try and resolve this issue.

23/03/20

Retweetd From Audible UK

With school closures and social distancing affecting us all, we’ve created something in the hope that it makes your life a little easier. Audible Stories - 100s of kids’ audiobooks for free. Just click, stream and listen 😊 https://t.co/9VB96Nf4Q1 https://t.co/iXUAWjJXQC

22/03/20

Retweetd From Jennifer Beattie

Please, Parents. Help your children and your teachers + the country. School on Monday has to be the LAST resort, not the first. We must ALL be so, again, please, if they can, they MUST and then you’ll help us help you. https://t.co/uSLnhpM9Sw

21/03/20

Retweetd From Gavin Williamson

You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. https://t.co/n1B1gngVWr

20/03/20

A reminder that children of keyworkers and vulnerable groups can come to school on Monday at 9am. Just drop us an email to let us know you’re coming. Let’s do it 👊

20/03/20

Y11 shirt signing: it hasn’t ended the way we wanted but you were on track for record results and we’re really proud of you. https://t.co/vmbZ8CIGCs

19/03/20

Retweetd From Glasgow Science Centre

From tomorrow, we'll be bringing a bit of science into your home every day at 10am to help keeping everyone inspired in these challenging times. Join us on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at 10am each day. Ask us questions and let us know what you'd like to see! https://t.co/Ln0wziKD8P

19/03/20

Retweetd From Lesley

just looked at the online school work very impressed thank you 😊 makes this difficult time easier for parents

19/03/20

Today all year 7 and 8 students were given at least one book minimum to take home and read while schools are closed.

19/03/20

Retweetd From HAGRPE

Keep Active and Healthy. Virtual PE lesson. Monday to Friday. 9am. https://t.co/d2REEW4ava

18/03/20

18/03/20: Year 9, Year 10 & Year 12 students must remain at home, all other year groups attend the academy as normal. Please note that any new information from the academy about coronavirus, including details of possible academy closures, can be found at https://t.co/8wXLXwN3Dw.

17/03/20

17/03/20: Year 10 and Year 12 students must remain at home, all other year groups attend the academy as normal. Please note that any new information from the academy about coronavirus, including details of possible academy closures, can be found at https://t.co/8wXLXwN3Dw.

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Enrichment

At Harris Academy Greenwich Sixth Form, we pride ourselves on teaching students how to unlock their potential and achieve success. Rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted in 2014, we believe that sixth form education should be a balance between academic study and enrichment experiences to prepare students for life after post 16 education, whether that be the world of further education, apprenticeships or employment. Our sixth formers relish the vast array of opportunities open to them at Harris Academy Greenwich and gain wonderful new experiences that prepare them for life’s many challenges.

 

Career Ready

 

Career Ready has been embedded in our enrichment curriculum for over six years. Students apply for a place on the programme following a presentation detailing the full content of the Career Ready programme. Successful students are invited to attend a competitive interview which takes place in Canary Wharf. The panel consists of advisory board members who are all staff from large companies such as Citi and international law firm “Clifford Chance”. If successful, students attend a series of Masterclasses and workplace visits. Students are also allocated a mentor for two years to support them with their Career Ready journey but also to develop keys skills required for the working sector that the students have highlighted as a weakness. All students will have the opportunity to apply for a 4-6-week paid internship which starts during the end of the summer term and goes into the summer holidays.

 

Work Experience

 

Work Experience is a compulsory element of the Year 12 enrichment programme. Students are encouraged to network and seek a meaningful placement that is relevant to one of their subjects or their preferred field of work. Work Experience supports students by helping them to enhance existing skills and learn new ones. It is a positive learning experience which enables students to understand what employers are looking for from potential employees and importantly, it adds real value to their personal statement when completing their UCAS/Apprenticeship application or CVs for those students who are looking to venture straight into full-time employment.

Enrichment Options

We acknowledge that further education can be stressful/demanding, to ensure students maintain a balance between learning and wellbeing, students take part in enrichment once a week. Students choose an enrichment option that they must commit to for the entire half term and will get another opportunity to select another option the following half term. Enrichment options include:

  • Mindfulness
  • Debate Club
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Current Affairs
  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • The Ivy House Award

 

Citizen Service

At Harris Academy Greenwich Sixth Form, we strongly believe in our students giving back to the local community. Our students dedicate a minimum of one study period per week, volunteering within the wider school community. Opportunities include mentoring, lesson support, tutoring, reading buddies and supporting whole school events. Also, our sixth form students attend Middle Park Primary School, supporting in classes and leading selected enrichment activities. Not only are our students giving back to the local community, but they’re also developing and gaining vital transferable skills.