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15/06/20

Really pleased to see so many Year 10 students back today 👏👏. 👀 Looking forward to seeing the rest of you during the week.

12/06/20

The Academy welcomes the return of our Year 10 students back onto site from Monday 15th June 2020, starting with groups 1, 2, 3 & 4. https://t.co/JvRLBYGMUU

12/06/20

Thanks for you continued patience with the issue currently affecting access to Microsoft Teams. We are still working on a full resolution to the issue, however some students' Teams should slowly become available again during today. https://t.co/I7Agq1Nat3

11/06/20

We are aware of an issue with Microsoft Teams that may be preventing students from logging on or seeing their correct classes across the Federation. We are working to resolve this issue, and will update you when this has been resolved.

29/05/20

***UPDATE*** Following further Government guidance, Y10 students are now planned for return on Monday 15th June.

29/05/20

***UPDATE*** Following further guidance, Y10 students are now planned for return on Monday 15th June.

23/05/20

Retweetd From Jack Petchey Fdn

Have you nominated someone going the extra mile to help others? A young person nominated to us 🏆 COULD win £50 and a letter from Sir Jack 💪 WILL be contacted by the Foundation and thanked for their work with a certificate and momento. Nominate today https://t.co/PHdEksIyY8 https://t.co/VUCPeOzdKE

21/05/20

We will be open for Y10 students in a regular, part time and structured manner from Monday June 1st 2020. Provision for students of key workers and those categorised as vulnerable will also continue separately on the Academy site. https://t.co/xRPjAluNeX

21/05/20

Our Induction Evening for parents and carers of new Y7 students will not go ahead as planned. Instead, the Induction Evening presentation will be accessible via the Harris Academy Falconwood website https://t.co/9m7boUt64m from 7.00pm on Thursday 11th June.

07/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

There is no set date for schools to reopen. Schools will remain closed to most until scientific advice indicates it is right to reopen and the five tests set out to beat this virus have been met.

15/04/20

Retweetd From Jack Petchey Fdn

We are excited to announce Jack Petchey's Community Nominations! Do you know a young person, that has been going the EXTRA MILE in these difficult times? Nominate them and they could win £50 Head over to our website and click on the 'Community Nominations' banner for more info! https://t.co/hfLhMKXjKL

31/03/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

. has published new advice for parents and carers focused on looking after the and wellbeing of children and young people. Read the full guidance: https://t.co/Ch2epHy0i2 https://t.co/mqP438tQyc

26/03/20

Retweetd From The Body Coach

😀 PE WITH JOE starting Monday morning at 9am on my YOUTUBE channel: The Body Coach TV 📺 Please please share this with as many people as you can ❤️ Our kids need this more than ever. Share it on your stories, your wall, your Twitter, whatsapp and school newsletters ❤️ https://t.co/ioFGeFRpuK

26/03/20

Retweetd From Laura Wright

Thanks to the teacher who called to make sure our son is ok while he's stuck at home. Really important that all children, but especially those who are vulnerable, are checked on by schools during this time.

26/03/20

Retweetd From NHS

That was emotional 💙

26/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

PLEASE RETWEET: with 36,000 families at our schools in London and Essex, we want to supply food parcels for those in need (on top of free school meals which we’re already doing). We’ll fully fund this but URGENTLY need a supermarket chain to help.

26/03/20

Parents of students with Free School Meals, please see this from the DfE https://t.co/9jFDR3oENA

22/03/20

Retweetd From BBC Teach

Whether you're at school or at home, you can use BBC Teach and for free. Our websites are home to thousands of free educational videos, guides and audio clips, as well as an archive of Live Lessons. https://t.co/sXiS4Kppco

22/03/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

Please share with other parents. If your work is not critical in the response to Coronavirus then please keep your child at home. 👉 https://t.co/6KP6fNE9FD https://t.co/3XNjbikGwq

22/03/20

Remember if you can keep your child at home, you should. Key worker opt-in registration for w/c 23 March 2020 has now closed. Opt-in registration for w/c 30 March will open at 8am on the 23 March and then close midday 27 March. https://t.co/pzJtk3QhKd

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Student Welfare

Catering at this Academy

The catering service is provided by Chartwells, part of the Compass Group.  Chartwells are a well-established and experienced school caterer.  The service is provided under contract with the Harris Federation.

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A typical lunchtime food offering

This link provides details of the current lunchtime menu service which you can see runs on a three weekly menu cycle.  Our menu has been created after extensive research into student preferences; it is also nutritious and compliant with all government guidelines.

The menu aims to offer more of what students want, including good food that can be eaten on the go as well as themed days to coincide with key dates such as Pancake Day, Burns Night, Diwali, etc.

The catering service includes an offering for breakfast, mid-morning break and lunch.

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A typical grab 'n' go food and drink offering

The current tariff pricing is available in this link and demonstrates the full range of food and drink which is available.  The Academy uses a cashless catering system for the food and drink purchases.

Here is a link to the Eatwell Guide (from Public Health England) – this provides a useful overview of what food groups make up a balanced and healthy diet.

If your child has a special diet and/or certain food intolerances, then we have a special diet procedure which contains a form for the parent/carer to complete and return – link here.

Free School Meals

COVID-19 OUTBREAK

During the Covid-19 outbreak, Free School Meals are not currently available from the Academy due to our catering facilities being closed.

We have arranged for vouchers to be supplied to those students that are eligible via the National DfE scheme.  Please click here for full details.

Your child may be entitled to free school meals. Even if your child does not wish to eat free school meals, but is entitled to them, it's worth applying because for each child entitled to free school meals the Academy could receive funding to help with tuition, resources, coaching and extra assistance. Find out if your child is entitled to free school meals by clicking here.  The free school meal value is £2.25.


Student Attendance

Excellent attendance is the expectation at the Academy.  Students should attend the Academy every day unless they are unwell, in which case parents or carers are expected to contact the Student Information Centre (SIC) before 9am on each morning of absence.

Student Information Centre (SIC): 020 8304 4916, option 2
Academy Attendance Officer: Miss Kelly Buckingham
Email: info@harrisfalconwood.org.uk

Student Welfare

The Academy has a range of policies and procedures in place that ensure the welfare of all of our students.  Several of these policies set out expectations about good behaviour.  This means everyone feels safe and can learn, this includes good learning behaviour around the Academy and in lessons and also rules about how you communicate and behave appropriately towards other students and staff.

The Student Information Centre (SIC) provides the central provision for student welfare within the Academy and should be your first contact regarding student welfare issues, including any medical issues.  If you have any questions or specific concerns regarding the welfare of your own son/daughter, then please contact the Assistant Principal responsible for Student Welfare.

Student Information Centre (SIC): 020 8304 4916, option 3
Person Responsible for Medical Needs: Mrs Jo Cawley
Assistant Principal Responsible for Student Welfare: Mr Luke Anderson
Email: info@harrisfalconwood.org.uk

 

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