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18/01/20

Parents and Carers, our weekly newsletter is available here: https://t.co/VAruPerKE6 It is published every Friday and is packed with useful information, notices and dates for your diary.

17/01/20

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

Congratulations to the y8 boys team who came 1st overall and through to the LYG to represent Merton in a regional competition, and also to the girls in 3rd! Thanks to and for organising a great event. A great start to 2020 for Sport at ! https://t.co/aX6qAEIWcF

17/01/20

Retweetd From HAWI Library

The new books are flying off the shelves, there is something for everyone. From football biographies, to Harry Potter in Latin, as well as an abundance of fiction books to meet all interests and tastes. Happy Friday! https://t.co/VEAeMqPrqI

16/01/20

A few of the motte and bailey castles built by our very own historians. Huge amounts of effort have led to some great models! https://t.co/nfduwaKNt8

09/01/20

Hard work is rewarded! These students have earned 30 subject stickers for effort in class and are now enjoying a celebration breakfast with Mrs Larizadeh. Well done! https://t.co/9GxwJ8OWJ1

03/01/20

Happy New Year to all! A polite reminder that students will be expected in school on Tuesday at the normal time. Please make sure they have all their kit and equipment. Enrichment lessons will be taking place as per a normal Tuesday.

19/12/19

Incredible creativity, teamwork and community spirit on show - the Christmas Door competition will be a tricky one to judge this year... https://t.co/JSa91S5QAx

18/12/19

STEM Enrichment: The students created their own game of operation! https://t.co/xpbUR9NgZ0

17/12/19

Progress being made on the new build! We can start to see it taking shape... https://t.co/iYWOpU0Ieq

13/12/19

Thank you for informing us of the behaviour of some of our children. We will endeavour to ensure they understand and respect the values of our society.

13/12/19

The Year 7 Autumn Celebration was a huge success! Well done to all those who took part. A huge thank you to Mr Walsh and Miss Allen for organising the performances and to the WPA who provided delicious mince pies https://t.co/xUhU8wDoop

10/12/19

Year 8 are expanding their minds by examining the human body in all its wonder! https://t.co/yKhKKXGFqM

09/12/19

Retweetd From Richard Maurice

Well, what do you know... 😀 The wish wall at Body Worlds, Piccadilly https://t.co/CjppOc5pUj

09/12/19

Year 8 Biologists enjoying the awe-inspiring exhibits ⁦https://t.co/HgAKYKFjBC

09/12/19

Guided tour to learn about the Normans ⁦https://t.co/O6bOAAp5bT

09/12/19

Year 8 exploring the nervous system ⁦https://t.co/4291WxIAtS

09/12/19

Great view of the White Tower https://t.co/XmHSzqjDgv

09/12/19

Enjoying the displays in the White Tower https://t.co/1Fhn7lcfyd

09/12/19

Arrived safely for our tour of the Tower of London! https://t.co/AFDo7DEvWz

07/12/19

Year 8 engineers demonstrating their designing, constructing and programming prowess at the First LEGO League. https://t.co/sSaHlQS561

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Posted on July 19th 2019

Principal's Blog

It is the end of the first year at Harris Academy Wimbledon and what a fantastic year it has been.

The students have just completed a very rewarding half term.  It started with year 7 exams and as students received their exam marks back, we talked to them about seeing their results as part of a learning journey.  We asked them to reflect on the process that led to the results, and start to ask themselves some questions.  Did they work hard during the whole year or were they cramming at the last minute?  How effective was their revision and what can they do to improve in the future?  The most important thing in Year 7 is to focus on the process rather than the results and to look at how they can develop their learning and revision in the years ahead.

The exams were following by a residential trip to PGL.  This was a resounding success and if you haven’t seen all the photographs on Twitter, it is worth taking a look.  You will see students taking risks and having fun.

We continue with our sporting opportunities.  The hockey team had the opportunity to represent Merton at the Hockey Youth Games and the tennis club had a competition with local schools.  Sport and fitness is an integral part of our school life and we try and give the students as many opportunities as possible. Dominique and Natalie both picked up Bronze medals at the Harris Federation sports day and many medals were won at our own sports day in the last week of term.

The new year 7 created an excellent first impression on Induction day and we are very much looking forward to them joining us in September; the current Year 7s looked after them with great care and enthusiasm.  The student leadership team started their new responsibilities exceptionally well and Ellie and Patryk delivered their first speech as Head Girl and Head Boy.

We welcome a number of new teachers in September as we more than double in size.  I am delighted with the appointments; all the staff are specialists in their subject and bring with them a range of experiences and interests.  Every department will have a new member of staff and the leadership team will also grow.  Mr Maurice joins us from the Harris Federation central team as Senior Assistant Principal with the responsibility for Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Miss Pocock will be Assistant Principal with the responsibility for the pastoral care of Year 7 and 8 and Mr Arnold joins us as Assistant Principal with the responsibility for the co-curricular programme and partnerships. 

Our motto is ‘Make a Difference’ and everyone has made a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of everyone around them during the course of the year.  The students are a veritable kaleidoscope of abilities, skills, talents and experiences and it has been a pleasure to work with them and celebrate their success this year.

Next year we start a new chapter in our journey. 

Thank you for all your support this year.