Close

Download our FREE smartphone app today!

Get the app

Twitter

16/11/18

Parents, prospective parents, children and staff are delighted with the planning committee’s decision. The academy has got off to a fantastic start in our Whatley Avenue building and we have so much more to look forward to as our permanent site is developed. https://t.co/OpYpZ0hV69

16/11/18

A fantastic trip to Wembley stadium last night to watch the England vs USA match. It was a great evening enjoyed by all! ⚽️ https://t.co/yHTcF0NO2b

13/11/18

Today in STEM club we have started the BP ultimate STEM challenge. The students are tasked with designing and engineering a solution to a real life problem. We will enter the students into the competition and they could win £1000 for science equipment or school trips! https://t.co/fwqxpcU0y2

13/11/18

Well to our girls football team for their fantastic effort during last Friday’s football match against . We lost 2-1 but had a great goal scored by Shaakirah. ⚽️ https://t.co/JU4RazwrpY

08/11/18

Another amazingly successful day at the complete! Here are just a few of our favourites of the day https://t.co/v6azU4y64r

08/11/18

HAWI’s second trip to the is underway! https://t.co/R5Gt23sDBa

07/11/18

What a brilliant first day! Roll on tomorrow https://t.co/aez6WGlpMR

07/11/18

Testing out the soundproof room... https://t.co/X74Ldsc0lp

07/11/18

Today our students had the chance to visit a local Mosque. They had lots of questions to ask and were taught about Islamic faith. https://t.co/v0wDQzc1JW

07/11/18

All of our pupils are loving the tour at today - learning battle tactics has been one of their highlights! https://t.co/rkTlyynhXa

07/11/18

We’re here! Bring on the https://t.co/wet6Mflbs3

07/11/18

We would like to remind our parents and carers that we have our first parents evening next Monday. You son/daughter will have been given their appointment and attendance is compulsory. Please email reception.org.uk should you have any questions. 🙂

07/11/18

Year 7 are well on their way to the Tower of London for their first school trip this term! https://t.co/B4nTZDALlx

07/11/18

Today sees HAWI’s first of two trips to the - here is a group of our pupils super excited for the day ahead! https://t.co/hlnZA6zhnW

19/10/18

Congratulations to yellow house for winning our inaugural football house cup competition. https://t.co/2saGXtDP4g

19/10/18

The HAWI Community Garden is starting to bloom! Yesterday students planted the first lot of plants: winter pansies, cyclamen and lots of spring bulbs. Let’s hope the weather is good for growing. https://t.co/7Z1ZKYlrWb

18/10/18

HAWI Y7 boys A team are playing their second game. Best of luck boys! ⚽️ https://t.co/D8UVfPPn88

18/10/18

Literacy was at the heart of HAWI last week when we had a great time at the Book Fair. We raised £538.36 which will be used to buy books for the library. Thank you to all the students who bought books; enjoy reading them over half term. https://t.co/BmsGOzb0tS

16/10/18

Retweetd From Cannon Hill Police

Completed our first assembly with students at our new school. Students polite and looking smart in their uniform Thank you for inviting us https://t.co/LwpU2mnDkp

16/10/18

Harris Academy Wimbledon young leaders are officiating and coaching at the Raynes Park cluster MertonSSP year 5/6 borough netball competition. https://t.co/cvaDgigcB1

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Havering

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

Enrichment Curriculum

On a Tuesday afternoon from 3pm to 4pm, Year 7 students will participate in an enrichment programme which is a compulsory part of their timetable.

A

Student Investor Challenge led by Mr Rutter

 

The year will start by learning about how to research businesses and the basics of investment. Then, in teams of no more than four, you will invest a virtual £100,000 in a selection of the 100 most successful companies in the UK. Each week you will research to then buy and sell stocks in these companies to make as much money as possible. In July, the team that has the most money invested will be crowned Champion Student Investors!

B

LAMDA Grade 3 Acting Programme led by Mr Walsh

During LAMDA enrichment, you will develop your skills in Acting and Drama whilst working towards acting examinations. A LAMDA Exam is the drama equivalent of a music grade. Like music grades, LAMDA Exams culminate at Grade 8 and at Harris Wimbledon, students will begin with Grade 3. Students will work on both monologues and group pieces and each term will finish with a showcase of student work. 

C

Photography led by Miss Kent

Students will be developing the knowledge to record and experiment through modern tools and processes; refining work as well as showing influence and links to cultural, traditional and modern artists and themes. By taking photography enrichment in Year 7, you will gain insight into how to use a DSLR camera for an array of uses, from sports photography to portraiture and more experimental art-photography. You will also be taught how to use Photoshop and may even have enough time to get an insight into producing animations.

D

French led by Miss Ortega

In this programme you will develop confidence in the four key skills of the target language (listening, speaking, reading and writing).  By using the target language you will develop a better understanding of grammar and extend your vocabulary knowledge. You will also learn by watching French movies, taking part in games and learning about the French culture through presentations. 

E

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Programme led by Miss Bolt

We will be doing practical activities where you must use your knowledge of the four subjects to design and create useful contraptions and ingenious solutions to problems. Projects will include tasks such as designing a wind powered machine that can lift a weighted cup off the floor, building a Dyson vacuum and designing, building and testing a way of moving tomatoes that won’t squash them. University STEM ambassadors will be invited to run one-off sessions as well as longer projects.

F

Running Programme led by Mr Riches

In recent years the interest in running across the UK has increased dramatically with 386,050 people applying for the London 2018 marathon. This national enthusiasm for running is something we would like to develop with the students of Harris Academy Wimbledon. Enjoying physical exercise and maintaining a lifelong participation in sport is vital in keeping fit and healthy. You will learn different training methods, routines, running styles, and the importance of exercise on the human body.

G

Yoga for beginners led by Miss Turner

This yoga course is suitable for everyone! It will take you through the basic postures which are the foundations of yoga practice. It will help you improve your flexibility and strength as well as being a great way to relax .Finally it’s really good fun!

H

Creating the School Magazine led by Miss Pocock

If you are a budding journalist and want to showcase your writing skills then the school magazine is the place to do this.  You will become the editors and writers of the very first Harris Wimbledon Magazine. You will be able to help celebrate all of your peers’ achievements, let everyone know what exciting things have been going on in school and write opinion articles about topics you are passionate about.