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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

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

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

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

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

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

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

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

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

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

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

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

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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School Library

The library at Harris Academy Wimbledon offers a wide range of books, as well as access to computers and printing facilities. For the latest library news, please follow us on Twitter: @HawiLibrary. A blog with library news will regularly be published here.

Browse Reading Cloud, the school’s online catalogue, to search for books in the library, view the latest and most popular books and find out what to read next. Students who log into their accounts can renew and reserve books online, submit book reviews and suggest books for purchase. For queries, comments and suggestions, please contact Ms Nylinder, the Librarian: a.nylinder@harriswimbledon.org.uk. 



Library Opening Times

Mon: 8.30 – 16.30
Tues: 8.30 – 15.00
Weds: 8.30 – 16.30
Thurs: 8.30 – 16.30
Fri: 8.30 – 16.30

Before school - You may use the library computers before the start of the first lesson.

After School - All students are invited to attend Homework Club in the library after school on all days except Tuesdays. Just turn up to use a computer or get help with your homework from a dedicated member of staff.


Resources

You can borrow two books at a time for 14 days. The library is in an exciting phase, growing its stock in preparation for the move to the new building. Teachers and students have an active input in the purchase of fiction and non-fiction books to ensure the library’s resources are relevant to all students’ interests and educational needs. If you can’t find the book you’re looking for, just ask us and we will consider ordering it in.

Donations make a valuable contribution to the library provision. The library at Harris Academy Wimbledon welcomes particularly book donations. Magazines and journals that will enhance the students’ learning are also of great interest. Please contact Ms Nylinder to find out what the criteria are, for the acceptance of donated reading materials.

A range of inspiring reading lists for students who are looking for a great book to read next will be up soon, so watch this space…


Reading events and activities

The library facilitates events all year round to promote a love of reading.  We host an annual Book Fair and celebrate National Poetry Day and World Book Day. All students are encouraged to take part in the House Reading Challenge, which runs throughout the academic year.

Each academic year, a group of students will be invited to shadow the judging process for the prestigious Carnegie Book Award.

 

We very much look forward to seeing you in the library soon!

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