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28/05/20

We love this, well done Victor from our Year 3! You're keeping our spirits up! https://t.co/PIX8wl2Vuz

27/05/20

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

J K Rowling has surprised everyone by announcing a new book which she is publishing chapter by chapter on a new website. Completely different to Harry Potter. https://t.co/kVMtgzTiKX

27/05/20

"I really enjoyed the fitness workouts. And my 60 minute bike ride, three times a week with my mum." Victor, Year 3 Congrats to Victor and Jashanpreet, winners of our Fitness Diary competition! https://t.co/SshfEmqxFS https://t.co/2IPvfSHDwS

24/05/20

A happy Eid Mubarak from our families to yours!

22/05/20

Ms Poolman and Ms Gringeri are filming a school tour for our new year 7s today, so you can have a look around. It will be on our website soon! https://t.co/Hwf0hUMwUZ

21/05/20

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

Get involved with breaking a Guinness World Record! Author and illustrator, Rob Biddulph, wants you to take part in the world's biggest online lesson ever. Thursday 21 May 4-4:30pm. Register today! https://t.co/yI6O6Yh83h

20/05/20

School nurse, Ms Ward, has put together some helpful information sheets for students on topics such as mental wellbeing, emotional and sexual health, and sleep. Read and download them at https://t.co/iFUTdvI7mZ

20/05/20

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

We love this... head to Roald Dahl's YouTube channel to see a host of film stars reading 'James and the Giant Peach' in instalments from their homes. Chris Hemsworth, Eddie Redmayne, Meryl Streep and many more. https://t.co/p3FhyNFFik

19/05/20

Tune in to another wonderful story time. This week join Mrs Lee for one of her favourite picture books and help us celebrate reading! https://t.co/niXG5b80rj https://t.co/kE5LCj9hMQ

18/05/20

Need mental health and wellbeing support? https://t.co/98ZZ3YlIpe is a safe, confidential support service for all young people in . Counsellors available 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year https://t.co/etnpGXhAjY

18/05/20

Bitesize has suggested 7 simple ways we can all show for Mental Health Awareness Week. https://t.co/A9etSrRMOd

13/05/20

Harris Garrard continues its evolution into a secret garden in the heart of London. We are so lucky to have such wonderful spaces for learning. https://t.co/UKjtnOEKP3

12/05/20

This week join Mr Sheppard for story time as he shares one of his favourite stories! https://t.co/Z3yxKxYSes https://t.co/cK2VSoNzFD

12/05/20

Retweetd From HarrisBeckenham

Don’t miss out on some career talks this week. Follow the link below to find out more: https://t.co/Gc2FYfaVt1

07/05/20

Give a big hand to the winners of our 'Write a Biography' challenge. We asked students to interview a relative or neighbour on the phone, and then write a short biography. Read the fantastic winning entries at https://t.co/VzPkeGZ6yg https://t.co/bJFoaRDFxQ

07/05/20

Retweetd From Cyber Discovery

Introducing our Virtual Cyber School! Head over to https://t.co/llPi3ciUgf to find out how you can get free access to over 200 cyber security challenges with CyberStart Game. Already playing? Your licenses have also been extended so you can keep developing your skills 🎁 https://t.co/oXVhSLAeCj

06/05/20

today making some beautiful log badges and insect houses. That way they can also during isolation. https://t.co/qtOGvxTRLX

04/05/20

Join Mr Butcher for our first Storytime! Nothing beats hearing a story being read aloud and this is one of our favourites! Follow the link to watch now - https://t.co/oMww7HfRYw https://t.co/FH2Tf2M1YV

04/05/20

Mr Smith has a new independent learning challenge for all our students... Keep a fitness diary! Find out more at https://t.co/5NiTEFYBXC https://t.co/EtGPb7vjXC

04/05/20

Our and Team, including Kim and Lisa (pictured last year), is working hard to improve and refresh their skills while school is closed, so they can provide even more support to students/families when we reopen. More at https://t.co/pnegaSoTaJ https://t.co/2MDMO9N2Ax

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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 virtual 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