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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

19/03/20

In line with the Government announcement, the Academy will be closed from the end of the day on Friday 20th March 2020. Please read our letter regarding continuing provision for students. https://t.co/06MrGbn6nn

18/03/20

Due to official Government advice that staff with underlying health conditions should self-isolate, on Thursday 19th March Year 8 and Year 10 students should work from home. On Friday 20th March, Year 8 and Year 9 students should work at home. https://t.co/bdg8wehLkE

17/03/20

An update regarding a partial closure of the Academy for Sixth Form students has been sent via ParentMail and the Harris Falconwood App today. A copy of the letter can also be read by clicking https://t.co/QE9YE12nBU.

16/03/20

An update regarding Coronavirus and a partial closure of the Academy for the rest of this week has been sent via ParentMail and the Harris Falconwood App today, or click https://t.co/UN5i64zoM3.

13/03/20

Year 9 students today have been to Rope Runners... https://t.co/WMAIeydArA

04/03/20

Y11 drama students are at the theatre, seeing The Waitress thanks to https://t.co/Bfl1Nau3xJ

24/02/20

Students Fred Fraser, Oliver Schenke & Monika Dimitrova have been recognised at the annual Civic Celebration of Student Achievement. https://t.co/x3dmnThNze

07/11/19

Retweetd From Miriam L-U #StayHomeSaveLives

Jonjo is amazing. Known for helping recover the Boleyn Bricks and give them back to their proud owners, fundraises in memory of his nan and the for cancer, and is also known for helping out with the scheme. Also he's head boy at 👌💯 https://t.co/uD6UBARchv

07/11/19

Due to the upcoming General Election on Thursday 12th December, we have moved Year 13 Parents' Evening to Thursday 5th December.

28/10/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Geography

Group 4 at the top of Vesuvius! The views from the top are definitely worth the steep climb up - well done to everyone. 🌋🇮🇹🌞#hfnaples https://t.co/Q6Wi6eTQyH

15/10/19

Students from year 8 are visiting Greenwich Maritime Museum today for LBC Day. Quick stop off for the fantastic view first! https://t.co/iedQtYeUZC

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Culture, Ethos & British Values

Culture & Ethos

"Our Academy has a can-do enterprising culture in which everyone is stretched, nurtured and encouraged."

By the time they leave the Academy, we want our young people to be happy and educated with the desire and drive to succeed.

This means:

  • Each student gets the individual care and attention they need to thrive and achieve their personal best;
  • Teachers bring learning alive and class sizes are kept as small as possible;
  • Students participate in a broad range of after-school activities, ranging from robotics to set design and choir;
  • All students contribute to academy life by taking on positions of responsibility. This may, for example, be through directing an academy play, captaining a sports team or playing in a band;
  • Everyone works together to maintain a happy, safe and orderly environment. We instil mutual respect between students and staff and have zero tolerance of bullying in any form;
  • We promote high expectations and set standards of excellence. Students will be encouraged to stay on at the academy for Sixth Form.

At Harris Academy Falconwood, our learning ethos is at the heart of ensuring the achievement and success of all our students.  Learning is highly structured in terms of the learning routines we expect our students to respect and engage in, every lesson.

This high level of structure ensures a consistent approach to how our students learn, and allows the inclusion of all learners, through a personalised approach to teaching, whilst at the same time creating the best possible environment which allows learning and teaching to thrive.

By focusing on the importance of independent as well as group learning, and developing both personal and thinking skills, students learn how to be resourceful, resilient, and reflective learners.  This ensures that students are leaders of their own learning.

British Values

Harris Academy Falconwood actively promotes and practises acceptance and engagement with the fundamental British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs; the students develop and demonstrate skills and attitudes that will allow them to participate fully in and contribute positively to life in modern Britain.

We enable students and staff to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence as well as encourage them to respect each other and other’s opinions.  We encourage an understanding of right and wrong, taking responsibility, how we contribute to society and being tolerant of each other and our cultural traditions.  This is further promoted in our Academy Assemblies, Celebration of Achievement Evenings and Tutor Time Programme as well as across the Curriculum as a whole.