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Year 8 Football Result

December 2nd, 2016 Comments off

yr8footballoct16On Thursday 1st December, Harrow Way Year 8 boys football team travelled to John Hanson. This was a must win game for both sides but early on John Hanson were strong up front scoring from a volley early on. This was followed closely by another goal from John Hanson after a great one-two.

Harrow Way were two nil down at half time but determined to get back into the match. The second half was a great battle with Harrow Way goalkeeper, Finn Belbin, making some excellent saves. Good pressure from Harrow Way forced John Hanson to make a mistake and give away a corner. This resulted in a goal from Mason Ardron on the goal line.

Despite fighting hard, Harrow Way were unable to equalise, so the final result ended up 2-1 to John Hanson.
Written by Finn Belbin 8JG

Harrow Way Artists Create The Ultimate ‘Mechanimals’

November 29th, 2016 Comments off

marders-yard-2-2016When tasked with creating 3D artwork which fuses animals with mechanical components, where better to conduct some serious engineering research than local company Marder Traction Engines. Harrow Way Community School Year 9 Art students visited the local farm which has seen the renovation of many traction engines and steam rollers over the years.

Using American artist Matt Sesow as inspiration the students were tasked with taking photographs and making drawings of mechanical components for their ‘Mechanimal’ project. ‘Mechanimals’ is the fusing of animals and mechanical components together which the students go on to create in a range of media. Read more…

Community Courses Starting Spring Term 2017

November 29th, 2016 Comments off

logo framePlease click here to view a list of Harrow Way Community Education courses, starting January 2017.

Information on courses can be found here.

Harry Potter Literacy Day

November 25th, 2016 Comments off

sdc15364Today, Friday 25th November, was our year 7 ‘Harry Potter’ literacy day looking at our literacy DNA strands of iWRITE, iREAD and iCOMMUNICATE across various Hogwarts and magic themed lessons across the school.

This concludes a week of exciting activities that have included educational visits to Warner Bros studios, Roman Baths and Cadbury World as well as our iWRITE literacy day on Tuesday where students worked on perfect paragraphs and extended writing across the school.

Year 8 & 9 Girls Football

November 24th, 2016 Comments off

The Year 8 and 9 girls had another Football match yesterday against Wellington. The match was played indoors and the girls played two games of 5 a side. The Year 9’s won a staggering 12-0, all playing very well together and passing and moving the ball well. The Year 8’s also won, winning 8-0. The girls were very strong and worked well together as a team.

Player of the match for Year 9 – Lucy Ladd
Player of the match for Year 8 – Katie Rackley

Team: Abi Clark, Lauren Clark, Lucy Ladd, Shannon Durrans, Amelia Kalwajtys, Katie Rackley, Paris McDermott, Leigh Stanbrook, Tumi Moshoeshoe, Rowan Battey, Ruby Pilford, Melissa Andrew, Tyrah Baah

Year 7 Explore the Magic of Harry Potter

November 22nd, 2016 Comments off

sdc1522650 Year 7 students went on the ‘Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter’ on Monday 21st November.

The aim of the trip was to give students an exciting introduction to the world of English and Media. The students were be able to explore some of the original sets used in the Harry Potter films, as well as getting up close with the original costumes and props from the film series. Through gaining an insight into the process by which J.K. Rowling’s magical vision was brought to the screen, we hope students will be inspired to read the book series, and to appreciate the hard work and talent that goes into producing blockbuster films. The trip is also an excellent grounding for when Year 7 study the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone this year in English.

Harrow Way History students unlock archaeological secrets with top UK experts

November 18th, 2016 Comments off

Harrow Way Year 10 History students have been learning about crime and punishment in the Middles Ages from one of the UK’s top supplier of professional heritage services, Cotswolds Archaeology. With a Saxon burial ground found close to Harrow Way earlier this year the focus of the talk was the discovery at the new Aldi site and the relevance this has to the students’ current studies.

Archaeologist Jez Clutterbuck explained how the 124 skeletons were found, sharing some powerful images of skeletons with their hands tied behind their backs, skeletons without limbs and even one or two random heads without their bodies. The students were fascinated to hear about the positioning of the bodies with some found as expected for a normal grave site of that time, lined up evenly in rows next to each other. However, the majority of bodies found were simply discarded on top of each other, haphazardly placed. Read more…

Harrow Way v Salesian School

November 16th, 2016 Comments off

img_0709Harrow Way Year 8 football team played Salesian School in the Quarter Final of the Hampshire Cup. It was a game played in tremendous sporting spirit with both teams playing with a passion which was a joy to watch. The score was 0-0 at the end of full time with Man of the Match, Macca Crook, keeping Harrow Way in the game with a series of outstanding saves. Harrow Way scored first with a free flowing one touch goal in the first period of extra time but Salesian scored in the second half to equal the score. Unfortunately Harrow lost 5-4 on penalties.