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27/05/24

Our latest newsletter is now available on our website, covering a busy Half Term 5! https://t.co/tHaLz2Zqie.

15/05/24

Congratulations to our four Sixth Form students who successfully secured IGY Scholarships! 🎉Your commitment to innovation and academic excellence mirrors the pioneering spirit of the world's greatest innovators. We can't wait to see the great things you achieve! 🌟 🎓 pic.twitter.com/FMGElC2w2M

14/05/24

📚 Exam Season Has Begun! 📚We want to wish all students the very best in their exams. As you continue on this journey, embrace your potential and show the world what you're capable of. We are proud of each one of you! ⭐#ExamSeason pic.twitter.com/0VZAsxBysf

09/05/24

Coding Club's using Minecraft to teach programming at the moment - excellent turnout today as they write code to create a castle pic.twitter.com/JwvILzuXpU

02/05/24

Great parent session with GamCare this evening looking at the complexities of gaming and gambling for our young people. One parent said “really appreciate you offering this session: makes it easier for us parents navigating the complexity of these matters”

24/04/24

Our Student Ambassadors have proudly participated in The Diana Award's Anti-bullying Programme today, demonstrating their commitment to foster a kinder, safer and more inclusive community. 🌟 A huge thank you to The Beaulieu Park School for being such great hosts! pic.twitter.com/PRSvvUinyi

19/04/24

🎉 What a fantastic Eid Celebration Event we had today! A massive thank you to everyone who joined us, creating a truly joyful atmosphere and warm community spirit. A special thanks to Unitas Communications for their generous contribution. 🌟#EidAlFitr2024 pic.twitter.com/dCU32Eo9pg

19/04/24

We begin our community celebrations Eid Mubarak! pic.twitter.com/V9M27V2BVh

08/04/24

Recruiting now! HATO prioritises excellent behaviour systems, so that teachers have the freedom to teach. Check out the positions available below. Deadline 11/04/24https://t.co/ZAbTSYU8rd

26/03/24

It was great to welcome families of Year 13 vocational students to the academy tonight to outline the roadmap of the crucial last few weeks of coursework and exams. Nearly there! pic.twitter.com/urXrOGetlq

08/03/24

From dawn's first whistle to noon's vibrant buzz, our HASJW girls embody the football dream! 🏆 Today showcased skillful dribbles & thrilling goals ⚽ pic.twitter.com/Vzqx9PXxsB

08/03/24

We were lucky to hear from lots of inspirational women, and the careers panel and tour were a great chance to hear the backgrounds of those working in tech and their advice for our girls. It has given them lots of motivation - thanks to all who made it a special day! (4/4) pic.twitter.com/xtdXiTzCvJ

08/03/24

...We then had a chance to try some of the exciting tech that Microsoft are developing, such as generative AI coding tools and augmented reality headsets. Minecraft was even used to teach about responsible AI! 💻🎮 (3/4) pic.twitter.com/EJktN6IxK8

08/03/24

We started with an inspirational speech by , which highlighted some remarkable innovations by women that were not given due credit in their time. The current stats are still sobering - yet the optimism in the talk really motivated our girls and set up the day (2/4) pic.twitter.com/Of9IBh69Nk

08/03/24

Rise and shine! 🌟 The HASJW Girls are out on the field, kicking off their day with a football session before school. Passion, dedication, and drive in every move. Here's to breaking barriers and making every goal count! ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/ds2L5mVYj8

05/03/24

Proud to support our sister school and the Headteacher of Primary Emily Smith. Please do sign up, every little helps. https://t.co/fx5W3cagNZ

04/03/24

Our Year 12 and 13 IT students were very lucky to get to spend today at the legendary . We had a tour of Lord's, learned about The Hundred's digital marketing strategy, and did a rebranding exercise. Thanks to for making it happen!🏏 pic.twitter.com/nx232UdhHZ

26/02/24

Today's the first day of mock exams for our Year 11 cohort. Plenty of flash cards being swapped at lunch and friends testing each other on the content - really good to see. Tomorrow is English Lan, DT, and Biology! ✏️ 🎓 pic.twitter.com/XyVU1i4ybr

20/02/24

Can you spare £10Crowdfunding to support children and their families at Harris Academy Tottenham. on JustGiving https://t.co/wRRiEQJEAI

16/02/24

We've been shortlisted in the Trust Collaboration category in the MAT Excellence Awards for our partnership with the , encompassing all curriculum subjects across all 32 secondary schools!Watch our video case studies: https://t.co/gkLUgUnl42 pic.twitter.com/GXpWQvBl46

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Upcoming & Recent Careers Events

This week:

  • Ongoing throughout the year:

    • Year 12/13 Medicine & Dentistry Society (student-run)

    • Drop-in careers clinic (lunchtimes, Thursdays, Career Office)

    • Careers appointments (1 to 1 and small groups) with Ms Phillips

    • Model UN (Y12)

    • Text messages (weekly) parents of Y11 students (target group), including advice on open days for colleges, and Y13 parents of students who haven't applied on UCAS (advice on apprenticeships)

    • London Business School Talks (Y12)

    • Year 12 weekly Community Service/Work Experience

    •  Year 12 Career Reading Groups (NEW, Term 5 onwards)

Week beginning 20.5.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = LSE International Relations Taster Lecture

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Making Plans for 6th form

  • Year 7, Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week; other Maths classes booked for later in the term)

  • (Postponed) Year 12 1 Million Mentors - launch session (select group of students)

  • Year 12, PwC talk on Data Science in Computing lessons

  • Year 10, Future Frontiers launch

  • Talk with a pilot (select group of Y11)

  • Year 7, Brilliant Club trip to Goldsmith's University (select group of students)

  • Year 10, Boys' Network, Launch event
  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Writing a Personal Statement, part 3

  • Year 9, PwC talk on The Rise of AI in Computing lessons
  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Next week:

  • Half-term

This month:

Week beginning 13.5.24

  • Huge congratulations to Zainab, Ahad, John in Year 13 who have received offers for Medicine/Dentistry and IGY scholarships.  Congratulations also to Vardell for receiving an IGY schlorship to support her course at a Russell Group university! (See image, below, of Ahad and John, along with other Harris offer holders).IGY, Oxbridge, Medicine offer holders 2024

  • Year 12 guest speaker = my career: a talk by a Chief Financial Officer 

  • Compass+ evaluation review meeting with REED in Parentership

  • Year 12 workshop on employablity skills run by Lord's Cricket Ground (select group of students) - Friday

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = In Person, Hybrid, Remote - What Work is Best For Me?

  • Year 12 Civil Service Employability Workshop (select group of students) - Monday

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Writing a Personal Statement, part 2

  • Year 11 and 12 Duke of Edinburgh award launch

  • Year 9 Christie's event/trip, Life as an autioneer (select group of students)
  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS and Introduction to the Forage scheme

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

  • Year 7, PwC talk on The Rise of AI talk in Computing lessons

Week beginning 6.5.24

  • Visit from The Dorchester Hotel and 45 Park Lane staff to launch our partnershipThumbnail image0

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on careers at Lord's Cricket Ground

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Wellbeing in the Work Place

  • IGY Scholarship interviews, Tuesday (select group of Y13s)

  • Year 8 & 9 assemblies = Talk from guest speaker about careers and employability skills needed at Lord's Cricket Ground

  • Year 10 assembly = Talk from Access Creative College

  • Year 12 talk on apprenticeship routes into law, led by the City of London Law Society (select group of Y12s)

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Writing a Personal Statement

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS and apprenticeships

  • Year 11 one-to-one sessions with Department of Work and pensions (select group of students) - Friday

  • 1 Million Mentors recruitment of students for mentoring programme - Year 12

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

This Half-term:

Week beginning 29.4.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on Life Since Leaving QK/HASJW

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 7, Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week; other Maths classes booked for later in the term)

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = What Type of Career is Best for Me?

  • Year 7 tutor time = Unifrog launch

  • IGY scholarship interview practice (select Y13 students)

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time sessions on: UCAS and Is a UK apprenticeship Right for Me?

  • Year 11 one-to-one sessions with Department of Work and pensions (select group of students) - Friday

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 22.4.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on careers in the field of Science

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 7, Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week; other Maths classes booked for later in the term)

  • Y13, Support with applications from Lord's Cricket Ground representative (select group of students)

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = complete Compass+ Future Skills Questionairre

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society Launch

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS

  • Year 11 workshop with Westminster Employment Services (select group of students)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 15.4.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on Civil Service Fast Stream

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Reflecting on my Career Journey

  • Year 10 and 12 parents and students, Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Insight Session, Wednesday  6pm-7pm

  • Year 12 Career Reading Groups Launch, Friday

  • Year 12 & 13 Law/Civil Service Society = presentation by guest speaker on the Civil Service

  • Year 11 workshop with Westminster Employment Services (select group of students)

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS and complete Compass+ Future Skills Questionairre

  • Y10, Friday: mock trial (select group of students)

  • Y10, Girls' Network - meet your professional mentor (select group of students)

  • Y8 theatre trip to see The Odysessy in a professional theatre (select group of students, who earlier in the year were selected for an introductory careers session with Ms Phillips)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Last Half-term:

Week beginning 25.3.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker Ms Alaweh talking about UCAS (Thursday instead of Friday this week)

  • Year 13 job application support from representatives from Lord's Cricket Ground

  • Year 9 Careers Day = Thursday, including Unifrog sessions, talk on Labour Markets with Ms Kopelman and Year 12 conducting mock job interviews for Year 9

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 4 - researching Post-16 options)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 18.3.24

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = Introduction to Pathways CTM, PLUS 3 tutor groups host job interviews for Year 7

  • Launch of HASJW partnership with The Dorchester Hotel for Careers Education

  • Year 7, 8, 9, 10 assemblies on Careers and Resilience by Ms Kopelman

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker about working in Press Relations

  • Next Steps Careers event = Year 11, 12 and 13 

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 3 - using the careers library)

  • Year 9 workshop with professional mystery writer and trip to see 'The Mousetrap' 

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 11.3.24

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = talk by Pathways CTM, PLUS 2 tutor groups host job interviews for Year 7

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker about working in the field of Law

  • Y13 mock assessment centre at Dartmouth Partners office (small group of students)

  • Library display for National Careers Week (continued from last week)

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = talk by Pathways CTM

  • Year 8 workshop with professional mystery writer and trip to see 'The Mousetrap' 

  • InvestIn Young Artist and Young International Politics event (select Y12 students)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

  • Year 11 workshop with Westminster Employment Services (select group of students)

Week beginning 4.3.24, National Careers Week

  • 13D group = presentations from Lord's Cricket Ground on Live jobs (Friday) and talk from Dartmouth Parnters (Monday)

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = Introduction to Unifrog (part 2 - using the quizzes), PLUS 3 tutor groups host job interviews for Year 7

  • Year 7 assembly Monday = Explaining the process of Year 12 hosting job interviews (which will start for 3 tutor groups this Friday)

  • Year 8-10 tutor time sessions on Careers in the Curriculum for NCW

  • Year 12 guest speaker = 120 students listen to talk on from governor on Risk Managment and 40 students have talk from the Money Charity on Credit

  • Library display for National Careers Week

  • HEA trip to Cambridge University

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 2 - using the quizzes)

  • Careers & English Trip: Y9: Globe trip (following on from workshop with actors in school before half-term)

  • Careers & IT Trip: Y12 and Y13 trip to Lord's Cricket Ground to find out about IT jobs there

  • Y8 trip: Environment & Sustainability Group Trip to the Royal Wisley Gardens

  • Y13: assembly from SEO about careers opportunities

  • KS3 History sessions on careers using skills taught in History

  • Visit: Y13 (small group) approved leave for Apprenticeship Fair

  • External candidates: 6th form interviews

  • Year 10 computer scientists (around 60):  talk about careers in tech and the possible routes for further study, including BTECs and apprenticeships.  This includes the following speakers: Ada College, a local specialist computing college, a student ambassador about his experience studying BTECs and at university, a data scientist working in industry about her route into the field 

Week beginning 26.2.24

  • 13D tutor group had presentations from Pathways CTM (plus, they have the one from Captial City group tomorrow).  KKN lead a session on cover letters (using the STAR method to evidence your skills).

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = Training for giving Year 7s job interviews 

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 1 - logging on) and student evaluation form for talk from the Money Charity on Payslips and Pensions (9th Feb)

  • Careers Trips: Year 8 and 9: Debate Mate trip (x 12 students) and Year 12 (x140 students) visit to Tottenham University and Apprenticeship Fair