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Billion Pound Army building Project gives Harrow Way Students Insight into Growing Construction Sector

May 18th, 2018 Comments off

Year 9 and 10 Harrow Way students aspiring to a possible career in engineering and construction were given behind the scenes access to the Army’s £1.1bn Aspire Defence Project during a recent trip to Larkhill. Seeing first-hand the infrastructure programme, due for completion in 2020, gave the students an insight into the careers which will develiver the building of approximately 2,600 new single bed spaces for soldiers, 130 new buildings and 200 demolitions.

Kevin Peebles, Associate Senior Leader said: “The construction sector is hugely important to the economy and the career opportunities are incredibly varied. We wanted the students to see for themselves the numerous skill-sets required on such a huge project which will deliver living and working accommodation for 4000 soldiers. Not only did they get to see the potential for individual careers, they also got to meet the Chief Executive Allan Thompson and Project Director Richard Tindall – two very successful and inspiring people leading the way locally in the construction industry.” Read more…

NCT Family Fun Day

May 11th, 2018 Comments off

Andover NCT are holding a Family Fun Day on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Finkley Down Farm, Andover, SP116NF. 11am to 3pm. Raising money in aid of Andover NCT Branch for vital breastfeeding support in Andover. More information and 30% admission here.

Rounders Results

May 9th, 2018 Comments off

A second win out of two for the Year 9 team, this time beating Winton 15 1/2 rounders to 11 1/2. Player of the match, Donna Doig.

A hastily gathered Year 8 team were also victorious, winning 17 1/2 rounders to 7 1/2. Player of the match, Faith Holman. Read more…

Ocado Give Harrow Way Students Behind the Scenes Access

April 30th, 2018 Comments off

Members of Harrow Way’s Girls’ Computing Club were given a rare insight into the hi-tech world of online shopping recently. Visiting Ocado’s latest warehouse the team of students saw how the online retailer is using the latest in robotic technology to fulfil customer orders.

The new Andover facility, which employs over 700 people, uses hundreds of battery-powered robots to shift boxes of groceries stored in a giant grid. Harrow Way’s keen computer clubbers met the leading team at the Andover site which is equipped with technology knows as the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP). This sees robots sit on rails which can move left and right with a gripper they lower to lift boxes which they put in their belly to be moved to another position or pick location. Read more…

Andover Trees United – Volunteers Required

April 26th, 2018 Comments off

Andover Trees United is a volunteer-led group and registered charity working in partnership with local businesses, specialist environmental organisations, artists and other creative practitioners to promote conservation and improve access to natural wild spaces.

They are looking for adult volunteers to help them succeed their goal of creating 10 years of woodland, involving every young person in the community from 25 local schools, including Harrow Way.

Volunteering with Andover Trees United offers the chance to make a difference in the local community, meet new people and learn new skills. In return for volunteering they can offer and series of social events and new skill workshops and course free of charge. More information can be found on the attached leaflet here and on their website.

Year 8 & 9 Rounders Results

April 26th, 2018 Comments off

The first matches of the season brought about mixed results against Test Valley.

The 8-strong Year 9 team clinched a close-fought victory 13 1/2 rounders to 13. Player of the match was Anita L. However the Year 8 team lost 16 1/2 to 5 1/2.
Teams:
Year 9 – Donna Doig, Emily Cook, Martha Cooper, Alicia Lund, Ruby Pilford, Anita Lukacovicova, Victoria Butler, Leigh Stanbrook.
Year 8 – Hannah Salter, Brooke Wilding, Tegan Pembry, Sophie Cole, Sky Hull, Lauren Grace, Darcey Newman, Terrie Mummery, Lottie Percival.

Plenty more training to be had! Training runs every Thursday, 3-4.15pm for all years, changing at the Gym. New players welcome.

Sports Clubs available to students – Summer 2018

April 17th, 2018 Comments off


Click the image to see the extensive range of sporting clubs and activities on offer to students.

For more information on any of the clubs, speak to Mr Haysom or a member of PE Staff.

Indian Themed Menu

April 16th, 2018 Comments off

The school canteen are providing a Indian themed menu for lunch on Thursday 17th April. Items will include Chicken Korma, Beef Rogan Josh, Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry, all served with rice and accompaniments.

The full menu and prices can be viewed here.

Grease – Musical Auditions

March 29th, 2018 Comments off

A local musical theatre group, Andover Musical Theatre Company Starlights, are holding auditions for their youth production of Grease the Musical.

The auditions are Sunday 22nd April at Rookwood School and registration details will be posted shortly on www.andovermusicaltheatre.co.uk/starlights and the AMTC Starlights Facebook page. Auditionees need to be aged 11-17 and available for rehearsals on Saturday mornings and the evenings of show week 30th July – 4th August. More information can be found here.