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Year 7 and 8 Rugby Match v Winton Academy

January 18th, 2019 Comments off

Harrow Way played some lovely expansive rugby and were very strong at the ruck and maul. This enabled the team to win 35 – 20 with all the players having good performances. Albie Head was given Man of the Match for his dominating play in the second half.

Year 1 Skills4Life Festival

January 18th, 2019 Comments off

On Tuesday 15th of January Harrow Way hosted the Year 1 Skills4Life Festival for our Cluster Primary Schools. The Harrow Way Student Leadership Team expertly guided​ nearly forty excited young pupils around a circuit of events that developed teamwork and basic motor skills. The event was full of fun and despite the noise of the students the praise for Harrow Way’s Leaders was large and well received. Well done to all who took part.

Trip to Italy Gives Harrow Way Students the Geographical Edge

January 15th, 2019 Comments off

Italy’s beautiful Bay of Naples provided the perfect backdrop for a Harrow Way school Geography trip. Students from Years 10-11 experienced first-hand the geographical impact on land and people as they enjoyed four days in the bay, famous for its rugged coastline, archaeological riches, the mighty Vesuvius volcano and the lost city of Pompeii.

Rebecca Calder, Curriculum Leader, Geography/Humanities said: “This area of Italy is rich in wonderful examples of Geography in action! This was an invaluable experience for students to see geographical processes, landforms and how people of the region prepare for natural hazards. We are also always very keen at Harrow Way to provide students with opportunities which enable them to try something new, to enjoy foreign travel, appreciate a foreign country’s heritage, sights and culture. I’m very proud that they represented Harrow Way fantastically.” Read more…

Community Courses – Starting Spring Term 2019

December 20th, 2018 Comments off

logo framePlease click here to view a list of Harrow Way Community Education courses, starting January 2019.

Information on courses can be found here.

The Harrow Way Eagle Newsletter – Autumn 2018

December 19th, 2018 Comments off

Our latest Newsletter, including the ‘Head’s Corner’ and a summary of all the news and events that’s happened at Harrow Way over the last term, can be viewed here.
A reminder that school breaks up for the Christmas break at 12.45pm on Thursday 20th December 2018.

The Autumn Term for students finishes at 12.45pm on Thursday 20th December.
Spring Term begins for all students on Monday 7th January, 8.45am.

Harrow Way Catering Students see the UK’s Best Chefs in Action

December 18th, 2018 Comments off

Harrow Way Catering students were treated to a day of celebrity chefs, cooking inspiration and exciting new flavours as they attended the BBC’s flagship Good Food Show in Birmingham recently. The trip, for 45 Year 9 students was designed to inspire their cooking creativity and develop their understanding regarding the provenance of food.

The BBC Good Food Show is one of the nations most loved food events, renowned for its line-up of the UK’s best chefs, expert cooking demonstrations and numerous producers of fine food and drink. Read more…

KS3 Girls Indoor Football Tournament

December 13th, 2018 Comments off

Harrow Way hosted a very successful girls indoor football tournament on Wednesday 12th December, with 8 teams from 5 schools taking part. With the competition split into 2 pools, each team were to play 3 games, with the winner from both pools playing a final.

‘Harrow Way 2′ was a completely Year 7 team, and they played fantastically well, with 3 close fought games, only going down 1-0, 1-0 and 2-0.’Harrow Way 1’ only had 2 out of their 5 players from Year 8, but were superb, finishing an unbeaten joint 1st from their pool.

A 2 minute golden goal game against Winton to decide who was going into the final was played, with Faith slotting in a goal with just seconds left. The final against John Hanson 1 was much the same, with the score remaining 0-0 through the duration and into extra time. A sudden death penalty shoot out determined the result, with Harrow Way narrowly missing out on overall victory.

An excellent tournament, all girls played superbly, and looking forward to the rematch tournament in the New Year.

50th Anniversary Tree Planted

December 7th, 2018 Comments off

As part of the National Tree Week celebrations we have planted a Wild Cherry at the front of school. The tree was part of a bid from the tree council and we were fortunate to be able to find a rain free window in which to plant it. The students who have been instrumental in the work of the school around the environment, working with Andover Trees and as United Nations Plant for the Planet Ambassadors were the students who took responsibility for safely planting the tree. The students wanted to thank Wendy Davis from Andover Trees United who has supported the students with their plans and work throughout the last few years and continues to work with them weekly. Mr Badby, our site manager is also a crucial part of the work with the trees around the school site, and he was again on hand to help. The group plan to replace and replant up to 50 trees around the site before Christmas to develop our lovely school site further for everyone’s benefit.

Year 7 Rugby

December 5th, 2018 Comments off

The year 7 Rugby Team played their first warm up practice fixture against a strong side from Wyvern College Salisbury. Although they lost 20-5, the performance was excellent from all players. Player of the match goes to Alex Birmingham for his hard straight running.

Netball Updates

November 26th, 2018 Comments off

The Year 9 & 10 Netball teams have been busy the last couple of weeks, playing three games. Year 9 have been playing well with two victories; 19-7 against Test Valley and 12-6 against Rookwood and a close defeat losing 12-11 against John Hanson. In the match against Rookwood, the player of the match was awarded to Megan Richmond.

The Year 10 team have also been working hard on the court, winning against Test Valley 9-5, but being defeated 28-4 against John Hanson and 17-6 against Rookwood.

Year 9: Megan Richmond, Emily Phillips-Strudwick, Grace Davis, Brooke Wilding(c), Alannah Machin, Traci Henry, Maisie Tyzack, Izzy Taylor.

Year 10: Victoria Butler, Emily Cook, Leigh Stanbrook, Libby West (c), Ruby Pilfold, Donna Doig, Beth Matthews, Devon Brown.