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Netball Results – Year 7 & 8

February 23rd, 2018 Comments off

The Year 7 and 8 netball teams were out on the court on Wednesday, unfortunately both losing their games against John Hanson. Year 7 team lost 15-6, with their best player being Faith Holman. Traci-Ann Henry was the best player for the Year 8 team in their close 15-13 defeat.

Year 7: Megan Richmond, Emily Phillips-Strudwick, Kaitlyn Pedder, Faith Holman, Grace Homer, Danni Gooden-Husbands, Kiera Inman, Lara Dale.
Year 8: Hannah Salter, Arina Purja-Pun, Grace Davis, Brooke Wilding, Sophie Cole, Traci-Ann Henry, Izzy Taylor, Ameilia Owen, Caitlin Pittman.

First Match for Girls Year 7 & 8 Football Team

February 22nd, 2018 Comments off

The year 7 and 8 girls played their first district cup football match this week against Henry Beaufort. Our first goal was scored in the first minute by Sky Hull, which was then followed again in the first half by Morgan Durrans scoring the second. Both goal scorers showed excellent leadership skills throughout the game coaching the not so experienced players. The team had great determination and have shown much promise for the future. It was a close game Henry Beaufort won 3-2 scoring the last goal in the second half.

Players of the match : Kiera Elliot and Julia Wojcik.

Team: Julia Wojcik, Keira Elliot, Darcey Newman, Mya Hards, Lianne Rackley, Ellie Kew, Sky Hull, Morgan Durrans, Erin Bradbury, Losana Masirewa, Eva Graham, Jessica Middlemass, Sophie Hammett, Maddie Taylor, Megan Nikolic.

Year 7 & 8 Netball

February 8th, 2018 Comments off

The Year 7 & 8 Netball teams played Rookwood this week. The Year 7’s won a closely-fought game 11-10. Player of the match was Danni Gooden Husbands. The Year 8 team also won, with a 7-4 victory. Traci-Ann Henry was player of the match.

Year 7: Megan Richmond, Lara Dale, Charley Kinghorn, Faith Holman, Kaitlyn Pedder, Danni Gooden Husbands, Kiera Inman, Grace Homer.

Year 8: Amelia Owen, Arina Purja Pun, Grace Davis, Brooke Wilding, Sophie Cole, Traci-Ann Henry, Izzy Taylor.

World War II Codebreakers Unlock Encryption Secrets for Students

February 6th, 2018 Comments off

Harrow Way Computer Science students were given a taste of life prior to pc’s, touch screens and artificial intelligence during a recent trip to the National Museum of Computer based at Bletchley Park.

Home to World War II’s codebreakers, Bletchley Park is the only place in the world to see the technologies used by both the British and Germans to send and receive encrypted messages. Harrow Way’s computer experts were given an insight into cryptology (writing and solving codes) by the museum’s experts before seeing the Lorenz machine which Hitler used to communicate coded messages to his troops based throughout occupied Europe. Read more…

Best-selling Author Inspires Harrow Way Students

February 6th, 2018 Comments off

Patron of Reading and best-selling author Joffre White was at Harrow Way Community School recently to give an animated and humorous talk to students about his life and career. He is widely renowned for his work promoting literacy and his stories about becoming a writer, the power of the written word, the value of friendship and the importance of chasing your dreams held his young Andover audience captivated.

Speaking to Year 7 and 8 Joffre entertained students with stories of his childhood and his journey from working in the music and acting industry to becoming a successful fantasy writer. He identified how words have the power to heal, to inspire, to convert, to inform and to entertain. Conversely, he told the students, words can be a negative force, to deliberately provoke and cause pain, such as when used for trolling. Read more…

Hampshire Cultural Trust – Winter Activities

February 1st, 2018 Comments off

The Hampshire Cultural Trust have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire this Winter, for all ages and many of which are free.

The LEGO exhibition at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke brings Greek Mythology to life for children of all ages, our arts centres across the county have a vast programme of special events as part of their “Children’s Festival 2018” and there are loads of half term activities going on in the museums too. Most venues also have free children’s make-and-takes and trails during the half term week, which you don’t have to book, just drop in. Please see this leaflet for details.

Free Community Sport

January 31st, 2018 Comments off

Free sport sessions, from 2–4pm taking place every Tuesday in the school holidays at Pilgrims Way Open Space, co-ordinated by Test Valley Community Leisure.

Details and consent form are available here.

Dance Production – Narnia 2018

January 31st, 2018 Comments off

Over 90 students from KS4 Dance took part in this year’s Dance Production of Narnia. Based on the story by C. S. Lewis, ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’, the cast performed four shows, including a matinée to Portway Year 5 students. Some images of the production can be viewed here.

Harrow Way Dance students took their full-house audience on a captivating journey into the fantasy world of ‘Narnia’ at their annual BTEC Dance Show. Each evening was a complete sell out-out with the audience wowed by the cast of Year 9, 10 and 11 dancers as they brought the C.S. Lewis’ thrilling story of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe to life. Read more…

Basketball District Champions

January 29th, 2018 Comments off

Congratulations to the Year 7 & 8 Basketball team who won the 3 v 3 district basketball tournament on Wednesday 24th January.