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22/02/21

Retweetd From National Careers Week

𝘕𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘊𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘞𝘦𝘦𝘬 2021. 1st - 6th March. Take part in the 𝙗𝙞𝙜𝙜𝙚𝙨𝙩 celebration of 𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧𝙨 across the UK! Everything you need to make a great week is available here: https://t.co/gzdACsPPT7 What are you waiting for? https://t.co/ilaKMjJ0nz

19/02/21

Our new flag delivery today. As a community we stand strongest together. Together we can achieve anything. https://t.co/zxy5ylnLUJ

08/02/21

A lovely snowy day at HGA today https://t.co/3WUyGryRuq

04/02/21

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This (1-7 Feb), help your pupils to explore the different ways they can express themselves. 🎨 🎭 ✍️ 🎵 Our free school resources can be adapted for use in school, home-schooling, online lessons or independent learning. 👉 https://t.co/hIppsAFQQP https://t.co/jtFzmuJpv0

04/02/21

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., , , and have shown us some things should be done alone 😬. Dealing with our mental wellbeing isn't one of them. is here to support you with whatever you're going through. https://t.co/9dwMjoIDwj. https://t.co/0k1iS4Pxjz

29/01/21

Retweetd From The Times

Children will take more than a year to catch up with their education, Boris Johnson admitted yesterday, as he promised £300 million for extra tuition, summer schools and a “Covid premium” https://t.co/WZAb3ZSvBI

26/01/21

Need support accessing remote learning? Please email remotelearning.org.uk. We know it can be frustrating if you can't access the learning that is available, so we will do our best to help you. https://t.co/xbV5XD9goc

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

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Enrichment at Home

To maintain our co-curriculum programme while the school is temporarily closed to most students, we will regularly update this page with new enrichment activities and opportunities. We hope you enjoy exploring the links below.

Updated: Monday 1st March 2021


LGBTQ+ History Month activity

Watch Ms Pickett's film below about how we can celebrate the achievements of LQBTQ+ people. Find out more about a special co-curricular activity for LGBTQ+ History Month.


SconesEasy drop scones recipe

Otherwise called Scotch pancakes, this recipe is an easy substitute for those who prefer fluffier British pancakes on Pancake Day.

Click here for full instructions on how to make your tasty scones.


Arts and culture

800px Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, from C2RMF retouchedNow you don’t need to battle the crowds at the Louvre to get an up-close look at the Mona Lisa.

Explorers can jet off to the Great Wall of China and learn insider facts about this amazing feat of architecture—the longest structure ever built by humans.

The Guggenheim in New York City will allow you to walk the curving halls of this hallowed institution using Street View, making for a more realistic experience. 

Google Arts Project: Street Art showcases the world’s greatest graffiti works and tells the stories behind them.

The possibilities of what you can see at London’s National Gallery are nearly endless.

The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are just a couple of things that you're able to see on a virtual tour of the British Museum.


Leisure

San diego zoo topLove cuddly animals? The San Diego Zoo is live-streaming many of its animal areas, allowing viewers to virtually visit their favorite furry friends any time of the day or night.

For an extra dose of adorable, the Atlanta Zoo features a PandaCam showcasing the adventures of its giant pandas. Want to see more nature in action? You can tour five of the world’s most incredible National Parks, thanks to Google Arts & Culture and the National Park Service. 

Want to get your thrills on? Go behind the scenes at Hollywood’s Universal Studios or enjoy the Wizarding World of Harry Potter—and more—from home via Universal Orlando’s virtual offerings.

Disney is bringing the magic of the Mouse right to you, with everything from 360-degree street panoramas to virtual theme park rides on its YouTube channel.

Head to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris without any queues.

Check out the sea life and hop on the Mako roller coaster at SeaWorld in Orlando. 


Languages

Use Duolingo or Rosetta Stone to learn a new language or develop your skills in a language you are learning at school.

Learn a new skill by learning the alphabet in British Sign Language.

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Sport and fitness

WicksIt’s recommended that everyone takes part in 30 minutes of exercise a day… Why not try PE with Joe Wicks.

If 30 minutes is too long, why not try 10 minute workouts from The NHS. You could work these in to your school day. When you would usually be playing basketball on the playground give one of these a go!

Challenge yourself to complete the Couch to 5K.


STEM

800px OSIRIS Mars true colorHere’s a trip that’s out of this world—to Mars. While actual travel to the red planet is not yet possible for travelers, NASA has partnered with Google to offer a tour of a 3D replica of the Martian surface as recorded by the Curiosity rover.

Interested in the solar system? Find out all about the eight amazing planets each with their own unique atmosphere.