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29/07/21

Parents! A wonderful creative opportunity for your child in August. https://t.co/M3gZBEouwv

20/07/21

Retweetd From Lib Peck

Exciting coalition of organisations coming together , & to lead local change. Launch of Haringey programme today with Thanks to pupils & staff https://t.co/kbFqebbIbD

20/07/21

Retweetd From Laura Fraser

Executive Principal talks about his own experience of youth violence growing up in London, how it now effects his pupils! How the media perpetuates the horror. But also the high expectations for pupils & how this initiative will help https://t.co/uMzI8JajT3

20/07/21

How to stop a problem like youth violence & crime ? Inspiring thread from our sister school & academy in https://t.co/ZPk2Nu0rCY

20/07/21

We realise that celebrations may, once again, be slightly different, but hope this Eid at home is filled with happiness, joy & peace. From all at Harris St John’s Wood - we wish a lovely Eid as you mark this time & celebrate with family and friends.  

19/07/21

Retweetd From NHS

If you haven't had your COVID-19 vaccine yet, you can still book an appointment. Visit https://t.co/rw1YAMiy6v today.

18/07/21

Retweetd From Patrick Couderc

Today I was a at the centre. It was a new experience: I heard 2,700 people shouting out the words "THANK YOU" & I met some extraordinary souls. https://t.co/TM5sYLy6Tg

18/07/21

Retweetd From NHS

If you haven't had your COVID-19 vaccine yet, you can still book an appointment at https://t.co/rw1YAMA8Y3

17/07/21

We are so very proud of our student & Greenhouse player Suhayb who has secured his place on a scholarship programme at School in New York 👏🏀 Good luck Suhayb! 💫🇺🇸 we are so proud of you https://t.co/PiQVGozmzu

15/07/21

These speakers shared how they had witnessed friends losing their lives to knife crime & lost others, as a result of knife crime, to lengthy prison sentences.  In all the session was focused on an anti-knife crime message, highlighting responsibility & making positive choices.

15/07/21

brought speakers with lived experience of knife crime to the session and they explained how they had become involved in knife crime, the effect this had on themselves, their families and their communities and ultimately how they were able to turn their lives around.

15/07/21

Our pupils did inspirational work with yesterday The overarching message involved students pledging not to carry a knife going forward and to consider the ripple effects of their actions and choices in the future. https://t.co/Qy1lJJgiqZ

14/07/21

Retweetd From Healthwatch Brent

This weekend are hosting pop-up events. , & are some of the venues on the list. Anyone over 18 can come along to any centre for a 1st or 2nd vaccine. To find a venue near you: https://t.co/nF2KzTyXzP

13/07/21

Inspiring to see this fight back against racists & thugs & vandals https://t.co/6lyXgx95KA

13/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation

As sad as our pupils were about the final, they were devastated to see the ugly, racist abuse that followed. ’s response is brave and dignified. He is and always will be a role model to children in this country, on and off the pitch. https://t.co/5ZXnd3lbmi

10/07/21

Retweetd From NHS

Get your second dose sooner. If you’re over 40, you can bring your appointment forward now.

08/07/21

Retweetd From Construction Youth

We were thrilled to deliver our Networking session to over 400 KS3 students at ! Thank you to our industry volunteers from , who inspired the students and showed how their school subjects can lay the foundations for a career in ! https://t.co/fvR33WNRot

05/07/21

Retweetd From Leila Al-Rashed

what is required to achieve high inquiry and moderate guidance? Is it something bigger than teachers in the classroom?

05/07/21

Retweetd From Soarpoints

New Principal Sam Green speaks about the place of science in its totality in a school | “the beauty & wonder of science…and what we choose to spend time on in a school reflects the vision for diversity & where we are in this very polarised debate”. https://t.co/GGrsB6VxmI

05/07/21

Retweetd From George Duoblys

Science teachers have a responsibility to provide all students with access to opportunities. This means taking a long, hard look at setting and streaming.

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Home Learning

During this lockdown we have made provision for all students to receive online lessons for almost all of their subjects with their class teachers. Once a week we will also be hosting an online assembly and independent work to complete which is in line with the current curriculum for each subject will also be assigned for them to do. Our aim is to ensure that students are set both meaningful and ambitious work, whilst ensuring the wellbeing of our students.

The remote curriculum: what is taught to pupils at home

Remote online learning will take place as of Wednesday 6th January and every student has an individual timetable of the exact times when these will be taking place. This can be found in their calendar on Teams and follows the same process we have introduced since March 2020. Further information will be sent to parents and students on the expectations on surrounding work completed. Our online provision will follow the same curriculum wherever possible to allow students to make effective and appropriate progress.

On Teams you will be able to see the scheduled lessons and the individual assignments set for pupils to complete by their class teachers.

The combination of remote lessons and individual assignments mean that years 7 - 10 should be spending at least 5 hours a day learning and working. For students in exam years and 6th form the expectation is even higher and we have provided lessons and assignments for them to be working at least 6 hours per day.

Mr Adam Snell is our assistant principal in charge of teaching and learning at the Academy whose responsibility is to ensure the quality of remote education continues to be high.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding your child's remote education please contact your Head of Year in the first instance.

How will my child access online learning if they do not have digital access?

Every student that is without digital access has already been identified by our pastoral teams. Laptops and dongles (to enable internet connection) will be provided to identified students for the duration of this period. Students will be contacted to collect laptops and dongles over the course of this first week. Those students that do not immediately have access to this equipment will be sent workbooks for the first couple of days. If there is a concern regarding this, please see the final point on this page.

What are the school expectations about attending online lessons and how can parents/ carers support this?

The expectation is that all students attend every timetabled online lesson and complete all independent work set. Parents and carers can support with this by ensuring that this clear routine is established. The exception is when students are unwell and if this is the case, school should be contacted as normal so we can make a note of this.  If a student is overwhelmed or struggling with work, it is vital that they contact the relevant class teacher or their Head of Year for further support. This can be done via their school email account or on Teams.

How will you check my child is engaging with the work?

To ensure that students are engaging with the work set effectively we will be tracking the attendance to all online lessons as registers will be taken for every lesson. The class teachers will also be tracking progress by checking your child’s completed assignments which should be submitted via Teams. This will inform individual teachers of future planning for their online lessons and allow for misconceptions within learning to be addressed. This will also give pastoral teams a holistic overview in terms of where we can provide further support for individual students and parents/ carers.

Each teacher is expected to complete a tracker to identify where work has been incomplete or to a low standard. This will then be monitored and followed up by our pastoral teams. We aim to work with parents and carers to ensure that students are motivated and clear on how to complete all work set. It also allows teachers to celebrate work that has been completed to a high standard.

How will you assess work within lessons?

Within each lesson teachers can engage in immediate and live feedback via verbal dialogue, or by using the ‘chat’ option on Teams. This allows for and immediate queries to be addressed. Other forms of feedback include automatically marked quizzes and teachers checking/ marking work that is submitted via Teams.

How will you support my child if they have SEND needs?

Our SEND team is working with students we believe will need further support and guidance during this period of online learning. Our SEND team will be in contact with relevant parents and carers.

What happens if my child is self-isolating?

Unless they are unwell they should engage with their individual remote timetable as normal.

How will you ensure the pastoral care of my child?

Every Wednesday during Tutor Time the pupils will have an assembly with their form tutor. During these periods we want our students to engage with their tutor, receive up to date announcements regarding their online learning and celebrate the excellent engagement and work produced by our students. Individual students that need further support throughout this time will also be contacted by their pastoral teams.