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19/01/21

Congratulations to Active Science who take the flag pole for this half term. They the leading hub for Harris Points. Well done everyone whose hard work is earning those points, even from home! https://t.co/hl7p4FjI4k

15/01/21

“As an Academy we are here for you and as the HGA community we will stand strongest together.” See the Head of Academy’s weekly update here https://t.co/OYATFsFqDW https://t.co/d4m1tj3Lhm

14/01/21

are offering remote work experience placements to give students the chance to try out industries they are interested in. Please apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success. Find out more https://t.co/e6N9BnZlgE

12/01/21

’s first weekly Live Cook-a-long DT Lesson went well today! Join us every week at 12:00pm to see Mr Sheppard in the kitchen. We didn’t think the pancakes would turn out so well! https://t.co/FBkRFfGQyb

11/01/21

Do you need more data to help you study? The government has launched a scheme to temporarily increase data allowances for mobile phone users on certain networks. Find out if you could benefit, and how to apply through the school, at https://t.co/Da16NxBtWM

11/01/21

Our 'Listening Ear' service is available to all families and students from Harris Garrard Academy. We are open 11am-1pm (by appointment only) every weekday during lockdown. You are not alone during this difficult time. Find out more https://t.co/4hiyB5Pyub https://t.co/FVtwyyVILV

31/12/20

Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements for Primary and Secondary students. Thank you as ever for your cooperation. https://t.co/rk5OIX1r12

14/12/20

We would like to wish you a restful break over this very different holiday season. Please remember there are lots of services that are open over the holidays should you or your family require additional support. Please see https://t.co/ZdDW2CVd8x

09/12/20

We're proud to publish our December 2020 newsletter, for both our primary and secondary phases, with stories from across this term. We hope you enjoy reading it! https://t.co/6GaOsar9gX https://t.co/wTHES7QhUW

07/12/20

Sydney, Year 7, has come 1st in the competition for this fabulous picture. Her art, which won the secondary school category, was inspired by a number of artists who were aiming to express diversity in their work. We're very proud of her! https://t.co/duobr5SpfC

02/12/20

Consultation opens today on our admissions arrangements for 2022-23. Please visit the link below for details and to give your views. The consultation ends on 13th January. Thank you. https://t.co/ykfqCW7T2C https://t.co/BZrJ08WV8o

01/12/20

We are consulting on our admissions arrangements for 2022-23. Your views are welcome. Please find full details at https://t.co/ykfqCW7T2C. Thank you. https://t.co/mUIS5IOEZ7

13/11/20

We loved Rukiat's poem, "I Am The Black Child", which he wrote for our Black History Month competition. Rukiat, Year 9, won first prize in the writing category. See all the winners at https://t.co/gRwk3ZziTn https://t.co/5Cl6OKVwn6

13/11/20

Well done to Judith, Year 9, for winning 1st place in the art category of our competition. Great drawing and a strong message too. See all the winners at https://t.co/gRwk3ZziTn https://t.co/uZtGzhEPNK

11/11/20

Today we were proud to stand in silence around our school's wall of poppies to remember those who gave their lives for us, and the importance of peace and unity https://t.co/DQOOA1auBH

07/11/20

The end of another wonderful week of learning at Harris Garrard at the end of the 🌈! https://t.co/ZyxaHQXAxF

05/11/20

We enjoyed seeing this today... 🌈 https://t.co/SvSrrwMETb

14/10/20

Dear students, we hope you have a restful half term from Fri. If you have any emotional concerns or worries over the holiday, remember you can get support from . It’s free, safe and easy to use. Watch the video below to find out more https://t.co/hfAVDIk4de

12/10/20

Announcement Winter PE Kit - A Quick Reminder for Parents https://t.co/Ho2vK3YWf9

01/10/20

The first of our Days this year takes place on Fri 9th Oct, for years 7-11. Activities on offer include sessions on relaxation, coping strategies, reframing negative thinking and the beauty of being unique! Find out more https://t.co/Cgc9uqTz3H https://t.co/pL0cfci24D

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Useful Websites

This is a list of useful websites for a range of subjects. We hope you find it helpful. Subject teacher will point students towards other sites as well, through their remote learning resources.


General

  • Seneca Learning - good for lots of different subjects to help you learn faster and memorise better
  • BBC BiteSize – resources for all GGCEs
  • Revisioncentre.co.uk – GCSE revision notes, links, tips and other resources to help you make the most of your revision   
  • S-cool.co.uk – revision website for range of GCSE subjects, and A Level
  • Edmodo.com helps learners discover their passions and improve their skills
  • Gojimo – popular revision app for a wide range of subjects http://www.gojimo.com/

Want more?! Download a list of 40 free learning websites for young people aged 11-16.


MagsOnline magazines - how to log on

You can read a variety of magazines online using the Harris Garrard Academy subscription. These include:

  • BBC History 
  • BBC Science Focus
  • Geographical
  • New Internationalist
  • The Biologist
  • Chemistry World

Click here to login to the magazine subscriptions

Once on the login page, select the “library card” option in the top right-hand corner. Enter the six-digit code 824853 for Harris Garrard Academy into the “card number” bar and log in.


English

  • GCSE Bitesize for English Language
  • Mr Bruff’s Youtube Channel. Really good lessons on all of the literature and language topics to watch and revise from
  • Lit Charts – from the creators of SparkNotes. Guides to your set texts including Macbeth, A Christmas Carol, Pigeon English 
  • Sparknotes.com – study guides to Shakespeare, literature and more. Search by title on the website. Includes ‘No Fear’ translations of Shakespeare, which summarise each act of each play in modern English
  • Macbeth - ‘No Fear’ modern translation
  • Quizlet - interactive quizzes on language and literature topics
  • Memrise for literature and quote revision – you can use flashcard apps such as Memrise to help you memorise quotes
  • British Library. Lots of resources and articles on Shakespeare texts.

Mathematics

  • www.edmodo.com should be Year 11s first point-of-call where they can access a wide variety of rich GCSE resources such as Topic Based GCSE questions, AQA Topic Tests, GCSE Practice Set Papers, Churchill Papers (Grade 7-9) and AQA Revision grids.
  • www.mathswatch.co.uk – a complete online Maths platform
  • www.mathsgenie.co.uk – GCSE and A Level past papers with model solutions, and revision resources
  • www.corbettmaths.com - video tutorials, practice questions, puzzles and activities

Science


Art and Design


Business Studies


Computer Science


Drama


Food Preparation and Nutrition


Geography


History


Music


Physical Education/Sports Studies


Spanish

Podcasts and intermediate


Useful websites - A level and Cambridge Technical Level 3

Maths


English


Biology

Videos on youtube (highly recommended as a good way to revise)

  • SnapRevise: The Ultimate Biology Resource
  • Ryan Toal
  • Bozeman Science
  • BioRach

Business

  • Tutor2u.net AQA business
  • SENECAlearning.com (AQA business)
  • AQA.org.uk (A-level Business exam material)
  • Times 100.com (A-level business case studies)

Chemistry


Applied Science