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Everyone aged 16+ is eligible for the booster three months after the second dose. To either: 📱 book an appointment online 🔎 search for a walk-in site More info 🔽


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This week, spoke to children at . Thank you to the school for hosting us, it was great to be able to hear about children’s return to school after the Christmas break. Children told us they are very pleased that schools are open!


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In our Children's voices: Back to school podcast episode, talks to students about coming back to school with restrictions in place, and why school is where they should, and want, to be. Thank you to students from for sharing.


Our wonderful pupils spoke to the this morning about what it was like moving from lockdown mentality to live in person teaching - inspiring to hear - watch these updates & follow the commissioner for more commentary


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Great to speak with the students of about their hopes & thoughts around returning to school on Thankyou to & HT Sam for inviting us.


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In children told us how much they enjoy and value being at school. It was great speaking to young people at today and hearing how important being back at school is to them. We'll be sharing videos of their thoughts over the next few days.


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Every adult in the country now needs to get a Covid-19 booster vaccine, because two doses does not give you enough protection against catching Omicron.


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Keep Covid-19 out of the classroom. Take a rapid test before return and always register the results. Secondary school and college students register your result at


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12-15 year olds can now get a second COVID-19 vaccine, as long as it's been at least 12 weeks since their first dose. Vaccines give your children the best possible protection against the virus, and helps keep them in school.


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Keep Covid-19 out of the classroom. Take a rapid test before return and always register the results. Secondary school and college students register your result at


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It was a huge privilege to host Jacky Wright for her episode of the Today Programme. So so proud of the students she interviewed- listen to them here (1hr36mins in)


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This week Professor Jonathan Van-Tam explored the science of viruses, variants and vaccines in the Christmas Lectures on Four. Missed it? You can now watch all three episodes online 🔽


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You still have time to apply for your 30 hours childcare. Apply before 31st December to get your code.


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16-17 year olds can now get a second COVID-19 vaccine. Encourage them to book their vaccines today.


Fears over school closures and exam chaos impact students’ motivation | Evening Standard


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London folks, especially in Westminster, get your boosters in before Christmas; is one good location for walk-ins, they will be providing jabs until Thursday. Start your 2022 properly protected.


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Brilliant efficient 💉 set-up at - thank you ! 💪🌈 Let’s make OMICRON feel TINY #όμικρον


Retweetd From The Film Canary will still #WearAMask

North West London people who still need a booster, will be hosting walk-in vaccinations from Saturday to Thursday, so get there if you can. If you do it ASAP, we can get 2022 off to a better start.

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.

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Overarching Curriculum Aims of Harris

Curriculum and Purpose: the core of our collaborative intent

The overarching aim of the Harris Federation is to end the cycle of poverty and disadvantage: to improve the life chances for all students, and concomitantly the local community within which they live. All we do, we do for social mobility. We begin with the principle that all children are equal and there is, therefore, equity of entitlement to knowledge for each of our students and their families.

Therefore, the central place of knowledge within the curriculum is explicit within our academies. The inventive design of our curriculum and the high quality implementation of that curriculum are integral to what Harris do.

The purpose of all our academies is revealed by the curriculum we provide and the quality of the teaching that delivers that curriculum. The very nature of our Federation makes us collaborative and this collaboration of subject specialists and researchers means our students benefit from the very highest quality in teaching and the most powerful knowledge.

Our curriculum, then, becomes a deliberate and explicit guarantor of equality as we work to close the limits to opportunity that exist in society. We ensure all our students have access to a broad and balanced body of knowledge regardless of demographics and starting points. To this end we have worked as a collaborative Multi Academy Trust. We harness the expertise from within our academies across primary and secondary phases to develop a challenging and rich curriculum model.

The high expectations we have of each academy, principal and each teacher drive forward this mission to open up opportunities for all young people in areas of deep disadvantage. The collaborative aims of our federation mean individual academies draw on their understanding of their individual contexts to create challenging and stimulating lessons and activities as part of their individual academy curriculum.

Each subject discipline has its own curriculum document which has been developed by the academic research communities we have built. The subject specialist consultants at Harris work in tandem with subject leaders in each academy for each phase. There are high expectations of subject knowledge from teachers so alongside these documents there is a commitment to providing regular high quality subject specific training for all teachers during the year.

All Harris teachers are encouraged to be living readers and researchers into their own subject discipline. Indeed, within the context at Harris Academy St John’s Wood, each subject discipline spent 12 months with children devising their own curriculum intent and vision statements.

“What is the purpose of your subject?” was the taproot strand of a democratic shaping of the curriculum by children and subject teachers and one that works to liberate powerful knowledge for all.