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16/07/24

Today is a day of celebration! We are immensely proud of our students' accomplishments throughout the year. Well done everyone! pic.twitter.com/NLgOf7bpMZ

12/07/24

We are delighted to share all the photographs from Outdoor Activity Week and Aim High Week. It has been a fantastic week and everyone has really shown their resilience. pic.twitter.com/sg1781Cpyq

12/07/24

We are thrilled to share the exhilarating experiences of our Year 9 Cadets during their recent deployment to Longmoor Training Camp. This unforgettable adventure was packed with a diverse range of activities designed to challenge and inspire our students! pic.twitter.com/ou6UPCYsWc

12/07/24

Our Year 10s embarked on a series of enriching University Visits over the week, and the experiences were nothing short of remarkable, leaving our students inspired and broadening their horizons into the world of different careers! pic.twitter.com/X5nbptyOyO

12/07/24

Year 7 & 8 had a brilliant time at the residential in Kent, they were able to learn new skills, for example learning how to make fire as well asfacing their fears of heights. It was a wonderful experience and all students showed resilience and leadership in the activities. pic.twitter.com/GBtO8AyGzH

28/06/24

It's Heritage Day at HAWI! It is wonderful to see students and staff dressed in their traditional attire and enjoying music and food together! pic.twitter.com/R4iUmTkWSU

27/06/24

Tonight is our Art Exhibition ! We are proud of our talented students and excited to share their amazing creations with you! pic.twitter.com/OLNC6Rezxi

27/06/24

This week has been our HAWI Arts Festival and it has been a brilliant celebration of all our wonderful students across the arts. Thank you to all the students involved and well done for the amazing performances! pic.twitter.com/vbVxsMapYJ

21/06/24

Excitement is building for the HAWI election! Today candidates have campaigned for the prestigious title of ‘Principal for the day’. All students will be voting on Tuesday 2nd for the political party that they think has the best policies for HAWI. 🗓️🗳️ pic.twitter.com/mB8JYIPLak

13/06/24

Our Year 12 Politics class enjoyed a great trip to the Houses of Parliament. With MPs away, they were able to visit both chambers and then took part in a workshop applying their knowledge from their A-level studies to the passage of a new law. pic.twitter.com/GKaMkyGfyt

11/06/24

Amazing work from our students today who have been working hard to represent their houses in our first ever HAWIVision! It took a huge amount of bravery to stand up in front of a large audience and sing.Well done for the amazing performances! pic.twitter.com/bGchXp2ffn

10/06/24

We were lucky enough to receive Cliff McNish today, author of ‘Doomspell’ and ‘Breathe’. He talked about the motivation behind his novels, the importance of reading and engaged the students in inspiring Ghost Story workshop. The students loved it! pic.twitter.com/q6yBDFBdT8

24/05/24

After a week focused on exams, we paused revision today for a formal Leavers ceremony. Year 11 students had the opportunity to hear from their house tutors and sign shirts. Year 11 have grown into wonderful people and we can't wait to see what the future holds for them! pic.twitter.com/w32BKvF9GN

17/05/24

HAWI celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week!The theme of is year is ‘Movement!’ The assemblies and inspiring talks heard this week focussed on the importance of movement. Today is our “Wear it Green” day! Students wore an item of green to raise awareness about Mental Health. pic.twitter.com/ftZudA0rTz

22/04/24

Y12students embarked on the 'Take The Lead' programme this year, a unique collaboration between schools, businesses, and the expertise of The Old Vic Theatre. They've gained invaluable insights into navigating life after school & the future work world.💼 #FutureReady pic.twitter.com/rE13l4Hu36

19/04/24

Exciting news! Starting April 22nd, join our new extra-curricular club run by 'Rise Up' 🌟. Dive deep into Black History, focusing on Black British heritage, culture, dreams, & social action. A space to learn, grow, and make a difference. Don't miss out! pic.twitter.com/HlMhTSt4S6

17/04/24

Dive into the worlds of The Arts and Crafts Movement and Impressionism this Autumn term, crafting stunning clay tiles.🎨 Remember to collect your masterpiece before term ends, or they'll be part of our Easter recycling. Don't miss out! pic.twitter.com/OGBpvYprMG

15/04/24

Huge shout out to our Year 11 Netball team for smashing their way to the FINALS with a spectacular 27-3 win over Harris Crystal Palace! 🎉 Their dedication and hard work in training have truly paid off. Let's rally behind them as they aim for the top spot in the finals! 🏐 pic.twitter.com/0LCDDuyoDM

28/03/24

Today marks the end of the term, but the beginning of a well-deserved break! 🌟 Wishing all our students a fantastic holiday. Rest, recharge, and get ready to leap into a new term filled with more learning and adventures on April 15th. See you then!

28/03/24

Year 12 have been honing their life drawing skills in collaboration with King's School this week, showcasing incredible observations and techniques. Kudos to all who attended! 🎨 We're proud of our talented students and excited to support their ongoing development! pic.twitter.com/454TvNnVCo

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Music at Harris Academy Wimbledon

‘Music is essential in the lives of young people.  It is something that permeates everything they are and everything they do.  Young people view the world through a lens of sound - it surrounds their social activity, creates opportunities for creativity and a safe space when the world feels like a challenging place’. Elisabeth Wigley, CEO, Music Merton Foundation.

We have a specialism in Music which means we invest significantly in resources and provide opportunities for students to develop their talents and abilities.  We have an excellent instrumental programme and provide free instrumental lessons for all pupil premium students who wish to learn an instrument.  Uptake for GCSE Music is significantly higher than the National Average and our enrichment and extracurricular programmes are inclusive.  Commitment, hard work and artistic success are celebrated at HAWI and students are encouraged to ‘make a difference’ to themselves and everyone else around them.

  • We offer instrumental lessons in the following: 
    • Piano & Keyboard
    • Singing
    • Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba
    • Violin, Viola, Cello
    • Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon
    • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele
    • Drums
       
  • The musical ensembles/clubs we have are:
    • Open Mic Mondays
    • HAWI Singers
    • HAWI Choir
    • Music Technical Club
    • Orchestra
    • Song Writers Circle
    • Ukulele Orchestra
    • Whole School musical production each year
    • Chamber Ensemble
    • HAWI Rocks Band
       
  • Enrichment:
    • Sound Producers, producing sound and learning music production skills.
    • Brass Enrichment
       
  • Open Door Policy, students make use of the music classrooms before school/breaks and lunch and students can use the 5 practice rooms and ensemble rooms to rehearse and create music.
     
  • Performance Opportunities:
    • Student performance in every assembly
    • Winter Celebration
    • Whole School Production
    • Summer Arts Festival, performances throughout the week.
    • Lunchtime concerts
    • HAWI’s Got Talent
       
  • Co-curricular and Partnerships:
    • Trips, to the theatre and concerts
    • Battle of the Bands
    • Merton Music Foundation providing workshops and opportunities such as a workshop with Lincoln Centre Jazz Ensemble, USA.
       
  • Deep Learning Days:
    • African Drumming Workshop
    • Composition Workshop.
       
  • Facilities:
    • Two fully equipped music rooms with Mac Suites
    • 5 Practice Rooms and Ensemble Room
    • Recording Studio
    • Music Store Rooms
       
  • School owned instruments for students to use:
    • Keyboards
    • Ukuleles
    • Djembe
    • Trumpet & Trombones
    • Violins, Viola, Cellos
    • Clarinet, Saxophones, Flute
    • Guitar