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19/05/24

📚✏️ Even on a Saturday, over 120 of our dedicated students showed up to hit the books! We're incredibly proud of their hard work and determination. Keep shining! 💪👏 pic.twitter.com/RyXBLgI13d

04/05/24

Year 11 aced their maths walking talking mock with Mr Sadiq this Saturday! 🧠💯 They tackled high-mark questions, got expert feedback, and leveled up their exam skills. 📚✨ Couldn't be prouder of this hardworking crew - they're ready to crush the GCSE! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/R1gSRW145B

29/04/24

Year 10 students rocked their Rise workshop today with ! 🌟 They completed challenges to work collaboratively, develop problem-solving and teamwork skills, and gain work experience. 💼🧠💡 pic.twitter.com/jIM5I55z2b

26/04/24

Fasten your seatbelts 🛂 Year 11, we're about to take off! 🛫 Hoping for a smooth flight ✈️ and successful departure! 🛬 pic.twitter.com/b5MFjEkJ3V

26/04/24

🏆 Year 9 boys football team 🥅 through to Harris Cup semi-final! 🔥 Determined to retain trophy after thrilling 6-5 win! 🙌 Player of the match Chetam scores winner! 🏃‍♂️ Great team effort and resilience! 🏆 pic.twitter.com/WD3KisjVwn

26/04/24

Saddle up for an unforgettable day at the British Racing School! 🏇 took us on a thrilling journey, revealing the secrets of horse care and the paths to becoming a champion jockey. 🏆 Hooves thundering, hearts racing - an experience we'll never forget! 🐎 pic.twitter.com/5x6w3aj6De

27/03/24

🌟 Our amazing pupils showcased incredible 'Character (to)day' diving into a variety of topics & activities! 🚀 Year 7s showed immense Courageous Advocacy, delving into Bee habitats and acing the Big School litter pick! 🐝🗑️ pic.twitter.com/zt2ebNR4ea

27/03/24

Ahoy there! ⚓️ The Year 9 crew from HGA set sail today for the Maritime Museum in Greenwich. 🌊 Anchors aweigh for a character-filled adventure on the high seas! ⛵️🌟 pic.twitter.com/yTfUrlmJjh

26/03/24

🏐🎉 Incredible news! Our year 8 netball team has smashed their way to the Harris Cup semi-finals! 🌟👏 Big shoutout to our amazing players, especially the year 7 stars shining bright! 🌟✨ Let's cheer them on as they face ! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/E4mK2T0cAT

20/03/24

🚀 Kicking off Creative Careers 2024! 🎨 Students are diving into a world of possibilities, exploring diverse pathways in the creative industry. 📸#CreativeCareers2024 pic.twitter.com/otVpl4Ua0K

20/03/24

We are officially 8th best school in London for Indoor Athletics!This week, our primary team took part in the SHA finals. The team, who represented competed against the 11 other best boroughs in London. Huge congrats to our students and pic.twitter.com/3SK9s4WLpc

19/03/24

🌟 Thrilled to share moments from the Speak Out Regional Final! 🎤 Megan Farr and May Mbabazi shone brightly, representing Harris Garrard Academy with their powerful voices. A celebration of young talent and the magic of expression. ✨ pic.twitter.com/yI8GICW9uF

15/03/24

Off to the we go, with Year 8 in tow, to witness love's timeless tale in a contemporary glow. Thanks to ’s generous sponsorship, Shakespeare's words will leap and dip. 🎭💔 pic.twitter.com/ezNpvHdema

08/03/24

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07/03/24

📚✨ The halls of HGA have transformed into a literary wonderland as our secondary staff channel their inner bookworms, dressing up as their favorite book characters! From the whimsical to the wicked, can you guess the characters? 📸🎭 pic.twitter.com/y8azMifcNq

06/03/24

The yr5/6 Netball final took place between today.Both teams have done exceptionally well to reach the final & were undefeated in their league so we knew we were in for a close game

05/03/24

The yr5/6 Netball final took place between today.Both teams have done exceptionally well to reach the final & were undefeated in their league so we knew we were in for a close game

01/03/24

Just wrapped up another fantastic week at HGA, proving that even when the skies open up, we find our pot of gold in the learning of our students. 🌈 https://t.co/jKjPQHPkQ2

01/03/24

HGA Sixth Formers' visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau was a powerful reminder of history's darkest chapters. Their solemn reflections will echo in our hearts and history classes. pic.twitter.com/k1CaBME2Ns

29/02/24

Excited to kick off day 1 of the Y12 Biology Residential! 🌿 Stay tuned for updates, insights, and all the fascinating discoveries we'll make together! pic.twitter.com/6nqWUWrZBE

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Careers - Student Resources

Our Careers Advisor is John Milne john.milne1@harrisfederation.org.uk from our Harris Federation Careers Team.

Students can contact him at any time or drop-in for advice and guidance on Thursdays in the Careers Corner.

Click HERE to visit the Harris Federation Careers Education website.


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Excellent futures using Unifrog

Unifrog is a core platform for careers education for Excellent Futures at Harris Garrard.

We believe it is never too early to start thinking about your career. We provide our students with access to the Unifrog platform from Year 7 to support them in making the most informed decisions about their futures.

Unifrog has a range of tools that are suitable for all year groups. Each student has their own personal account that provides a range of information related to their interests and aspirations. Students can access the platform 2 ways:

  • Clicking a link in their welcome email where they create a password.
  • Signing on directly to https://www.unifrog.org/ and using the reset password option with their school email account (ending in @harrisgarrard.org.uk).

You can download the guide to using Unifrog here.

Unifrog highlights – sign on and start today.

  • Exploring pathways. Explore pathways using personality quizzes, career and subject profiles, MOOCs (online courses) and webinars. Explore what subjects you would be interested in studying and how these choices can lead to different career paths and higher education.
  • Recording what you have done. Self-reflection about extracurricular activities and key employability skills.
  • Searching for opportunities. Search tools showing live vacancies/courses/placements for apprenticeships, universities (in the UK and abroad), FE, virtual work experience and much more.

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Excellent futures using Skills Builder

The Skills Builder Partnership exists to ensure that one day, everyone builds the essential skills to succeed.

Listening: receiving, retaining and processing of information or ideas

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Speaking: oral transmission of information or ideas

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Problem Solving: ability to find a solution to a situation or challenge

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Creativity: use of imagination and the generation of new ideas

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Staying Positive: ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals

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Aiming High: ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them

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Leadership: supporting, encouraging and developing others to achieve a shared goal

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Teamwork: working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal

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Our students will have the opportunity to explicitly identity where they are learning these skills in lessons, activities and events and assess their progression in the mastery of these skills.

Students can also access activities and homework on the Skills Builder Homezone: https://www.skillsbuilder.org/homezone

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Your careers journey

We provide each student with a road map to their Careers Education that highlights the learning, activities and events that will take place throughout the time at Harris Garrard to support them in their journey to a fulfilling career.

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