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10/07/20

The first of four days welcoming back our students for their Academic Review Meetings with their House Tutor. Lots of smiles and excitement all round! https://t.co/O32tJGfuvL

09/07/20

Well done to all our students who have taken part in the School Games programme. An outstanding effort in challenging times! Congratulations to the PE department for making this happen https://t.co/QBVtjscfVt

09/07/20

Our students aged 11 to 15 are eligible for FREE places on a fully funded virtual Global Social Leaders Summer Catalyst ! Visit: https://t.co/vgLiHiuzDz to find out more & book

30/06/20

Sports Day - Well done to all who took part in a fantastic array of fitness, strength and co-ordination challenges yesterday - Mr Riches and Miss Timmins are going through over 1400 entries! So impressive! Huge thanks to the PE department for putting on such a great event.

30/06/20

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Virtual sports day is over. What an amazing effort from all houses ! It’s been incredible watching the videos and seeing some outstanding resilience, independence and sporting performance. We have over 1400 entries to verify. Results will be announced at hounours evening 15/07

30/06/20

Harris Wimbledon has been recognised as a ‘Super School’ by Hegarty Maths – an accolade given to the top 10% Hegarty schools – thanks to our students’ amazing work on the platform over the past year! An incredible achievement! Keep up the hard work everyone. https://t.co/hlULCq5pXR

26/06/20

Our students have been creating Start Profiles to help them explore job opportunities that may interest them - at the moment the most popular job is Performing Arts Teacher!

25/06/20

The first Virtual Careers Day for our students takes place on Tuesday 30 June. If you want to get ahead in careers, have a look at what is on offer at the London Careers Festival. Loads of workshops and webinars for students to explore! https://t.co/QrTbpgOVS1

24/06/20

Our philosophers have been hard at work studying the theme of 'Power'. Inaya has written an essay answering the question, 'Is knowledge dangerous?' Outstanding critique, using quotes from Henry Ford and Bernard Shaw to support her points. Incredible insight!

24/06/20

A geographer in the making! Fantastic communication skills from Kanay, solid reasoning and logic applied to the application of coastal defence measures. https://t.co/HhrXxlHeWU

20/06/20

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Moving on up, now into 7th Place. Well done HAWI students for taking part in the virtual games. https://t.co/Zr3vEZRBY1

19/06/20

An exciting opportunity to think creatively and design your own sustainable city of the future! There are prizes to be won - for more details see below: https://t.co/jhj8Y9dakW

16/06/20

Another week and another Student Passport is live for our new cohort of students joining us in September. This week we’re looking at Resilience. Check it out here: https://t.co/ChgZc0pzck https://t.co/YXoGizvb72

15/06/20

This week’s assembly is all about Celebrating Diversity. https://t.co/5X6uokPac2 https://t.co/QJHl2oEvxe

12/06/20

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Event 6: Tennis Keepy Uppy Equipment: -Tennis Racket -Tennis Ball -Phone to film Objective Hit the ball up as many times as you can in one minute. Entry open on the 29th June. Get practicing! https://t.co/XOxPFSryfh

12/06/20

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Event 5: Football Kick Up Challenge. Equipment: -Football -Phone to film your attempt Objective: Complete as many kick ups as you can without dropping the ball. Entry will open on the 29th June, get practicing https://t.co/v6fOLmX9FT

11/06/20

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Virtual Sports Day is on Monday 29th June. Over the next two weeks Mr Riches and Miss Timmins will be releasing videos of all the events. Use your screen free time to practice for the biggest sporting day of the year! https://t.co/XeG0hxe9qA

11/06/20

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Event 4: object throw-clap-catch challenge. Equipment: -object (sock ball, ball, toilet roll) -Phone to film your attempt Objective: Throw and object into the air and see how many time you can clap before you catch it again. Entry will open on the 29th June, get practicing https://t.co/jGk7hBT8aN

11/06/20

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Event 3: Alternate hand wall toss Equipment: -Tennis ball -Phone to film Objective Use an underarm throw standing 2m away from a wall, and catch with the other hand. Keep swapping hands, and see how many you can do in a minute. Entry will open on the 29th June. Get practicing! https://t.co/eevlAHsgQc

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Welcome to Harris Academy Wimbledon

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about Harris Academy Wimbledon.

We are a brand-new co-educational secondary academy set up to provide an excellent, well-rounded education for local children in Wimbledon. We welcomed our first Year 7 students in 2018 and we will grow year on year, eventually serving children ages 11-18.  

Our academy is an outstanding place to learn, providing an innovative, inclusive and happy environment for our young people. As well as promoting academic achievement across the curriculum and an enriching extra-curricular programme, we support students to make decisions wisely so they are fully prepared for adult life. As part of the Harris Federation, a family of academies across London, our students also benefit from wider opportunities and resources.

We know that our students will leave us academically successful, but we also want them to be well-rounded individuals with a highly developed social conscience, ready to lead in their communities and beyond. Our motto is ‘make a difference’  and our students and staff give nothing except their very best in pursuit of making a difference to their lives and the lives of others around them. 

Three words are crucial to how we guide students to be able to ‘make a difference’:  independence, integrity and resilience.

Independence means we support students to develop their skills and attributes so they have everything they need to succeed. We set challenging targets and raise aspirations so every single one of our students reaches their potential.   

Integrity means staff and students must be fair and truthful and have the courage to take the right action in every situation, even when no-one is looking.

Resilience means we give students the tools to recover from difficulties.  We show students how taking risks and making mistakes is all part of the learning journey.  We also show students how hard work brings success, and support them to persevere with all challenges.

Please do visit us on our open days and chat to our students and teachers about their experiences here. It really is a wonderful school and we would be delighted to welcome you.

 

Joanne Larizadeh

Principal