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14/11/19

Our string ensemble getting to grips with their instruments - One of the many extracurricular clubs on offer! Thanks Miss Allen https://t.co/tEJfrNXwuC

13/11/19

Some incredible pieces of work by Year 8, novel and very creative! https://t.co/UgPtBtKlEo

12/11/19

Programming robots in https://t.co/ONpf6pYbLS

08/11/19

Retweetd From HAWI Library

HAWI Library is on Twitter! Very much looking forward to engage with other book enthusiasts.

24/10/19

Some great progress photographs of our brand new build! https://t.co/SswEsionOl

18/10/19

STEM club students have been busy making a pH scale rainbow by neutralising acids and alkalis. https://t.co/2kjlJ6wVf6

18/10/19

Well done to Roxana in 7M who made a tonal ladder out of jelly and offered to share it with the class. A very original idea and lots of effort put in to this homework. Emily also handed in a rather creative homework. A flower with each petal a different shade of green! https://t.co/2EohRcJkbH

18/10/19

School council meet to discuss plan for our new build! https://t.co/mtomdi0kQN

18/10/19

A few examples of exceptional tonal ladder homework in Year 7. https://t.co/3TsETJTf6t

17/10/19

Congratulations to the year 7 girls football team who won a Competiton against 4 other Harris Schools! https://t.co/l3Cy4YNu2u

17/10/19

Well done to Butler who won the year 7 House Netball competition! The year 8 competition is afterschool today. Who will come out on top? https://t.co/xLpVDjZFdK

15/10/19

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Its all action at the Raynes Park cluster Hi-5 Netball Competition ⁦⁩ Fantastic support from their amazing sport leaders 🙌👏🏅 https://t.co/XqWreaxVA4

15/10/19

Sport Leaders enrichment getting their first opportunity to umpire at a Year 5/6 Netball Competition https://t.co/RZ45BOz6C4

15/10/19

These HAWI students know how to start their day right with morning table tennis club! https://t.co/DrAfgmI2Ab

13/10/19

We are ready for the British Basketball League Finals at the Copper Box Arena! https://t.co/If1VxIy5sK

11/10/19

The incredible Harris in Harmony https://t.co/9Web2K8GI0

11/10/19

32 students to Oxbridge, 25 from Harris Westminster and 25 studying medicine & dentistry https://t.co/smYXRQ18dO

11/10/19

HAWI staff have arrived at the ExCeL for the annual Harris Federation conference! https://t.co/DYyuUyiuTK

09/10/19

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our phone lines. If your enquiry is urgent, please email reception.org.uk. Apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

09/10/19

Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming the talented Miss Smith to our Year 7 assembly. Miss Smith joins us as our singing teacher and will be offering individual singing lessons as well as starting the first HAWI choir. 🎤 https://t.co/5xglSc05cm

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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.