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Calshot 2014: Mon – Wed

2014-06-19T09:44:54+01:00June 18th, 2014|

Year 8 are once again down at Calshot Activities Centre in force, with a third of the year group in attendance. The students have been taking part in a varied schedule of adventure activities - including rock climbing, wind surfing, snow-boarding, track cycling on the indoor velodrome, kayaking, sailing and problem solving activities - with [...]

Climbing Club trip to Calshot Climbing Wall

2013-07-08T14:28:50+01:00July 8th, 2013|

On Friday the 5th of July, we took a group of 9 students who had regularly attended our after school rock climbing club on a trip to visit a bigger climbing facility, at Calshot Activities Centre. The group, representing year groups across the school, got the opportunity to put the climbing skills they have developed [...]

Climbing Club visit Calshot

2012-07-16T16:30:19+01:00July 16th, 2012|

Last Friday, the students who have been regularly attending our students indoor rock climbing club (open to all year groups after school on Wednesdays) were given the opportunity to travel to Calshot Activities Centre for the afternoon to use the skills they've been developing at school on much bigger, higher and more challenging walls. The [...]

BirdBox Cam Now Online

2012-03-20T15:34:03+00:00March 20th, 2012|

Harrow Way has had a webcam on our website for some time now showing a live view of the goats and other animals in our Outdoor Learning Zone. We have now added a second camera, which is broadcasting from inside a birdbox here at Harrow Way. We hope to attract some birds to nest and [...]

Harrow Way students climb to new heights

2011-11-23T23:42:38+00:00November 23rd, 2011|

Harrow Way has recently, thanks in no small part to funding provided by Sport England, The Jamie G Sporting Trust and Sport Hampshire been able to re-furbish and bring back into service the long-since disused indoor climbing wall in the school sports hall to benefit both our students and wider community too. School staff have [...]

Calshot 2011: Thursday & Friday

2011-06-21T11:21:42+01:00June 19th, 2011|

Photos from the final two days of the Yr 8 Calshot residential trip are now online. Photos for all the other days have also been updated, with some additional pictures from some other cameras we had with us now online as well - so do check back over the whole gallery. The whole trip was [...]

Calshot: Tuesday and Wednesday

2011-06-15T20:44:49+01:00June 15th, 2011|

Well we've had a very busy 2 days down here on the coast! Activities on Tuesday were ongoing, with the different groups taking part in rock climbing, archery, track cycling on the velodrome, snowboarding, mountain biking and some groups were out on the water trying windsurfing. In the evening we did a scavenger hunt on [...]

Harrow Way & Andover Community Climbing

2011-03-21T18:31:49+00:00March 21st, 2011|

On Saturday, Harrow Way Community School was presented with a cheque for £1728.66 from the Jamie G Sporting Trust. The school is in the final stages of applying to various sources for funding to enable us to refurbish the school's old and condemned climbing wall. This will enable us to offer indoor climbing to both [...]

Activity Day 2010: GeoCaching

2010-07-23T10:14:11+01:00July 23rd, 2010|

As a reward for being one of the top 20 reward stamp holders in the school over the past academic year, this Activity Day we took 14 Students from all year groups for a day off site in the Hampshire countryside to try GeoCaching. For those unfamiliar with GeoCaching, it's a modern day form of [...]

Calshot Trip: Thursday & Friday

2010-06-20T16:12:49+01:00June 20th, 2010|

The Calshot 2010 Photo Gallery has been updated with additional photos taken on other cameras – check out the full selection of photos from the week. This is the final update from the Calshot trip – apologies it’s a couple of days late, but I needed to catch up on my [...]

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