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Basingstoke College of Technology – Open Day

November 7th, 2018 Comments off

Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) are holding an Open Day on Saturday 17 November, 10.30am to 12.30pm. To register and more information visit their website: bcot.ac.uk/open

During this event, you will be able to view our range of industry-standard facilities, ask their experienced tutors any questions you may have and talk to current students about what life is really like at BCoT.

From Animal Management to Travel and Tourism, Engineering to Hair and Beauty, there will be loads of exciting, interactive activities taking place across the College that you can get involved with! Employers will be on hand to chat about the careers that students can progress to once they finish their studies, and the Apprenticeships team will be available to answer all your questions.

Harrow Way Lay Career Foundations with Construction Trip

October 29th, 2018 Comments off

Harrow Way continue to push careers to the top of the agenda with a recent trip to Foreman Homes and VIVID to give students an insight into the construction industry. The Year 10 students were given behind the scenes access to the construction site in Charlton where the region’s largest private home builder and Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes are building the Peake Meadow development.

The trip was led by Year 10 Progress Leader David Cade who said: “Without the opportunity to explore in-depth the career potential of an industry it is very easy to miss the possibilities. Yet, as our students discovered, the career opportunities in the building sector go way beyond the professional construction trades. With the construction industry currently experiencing a boom there is huge potential for students to experience a rewarding and fulfilling career.” Read more…

Hampshire Cultural Trust – What’s On Autumn 2018

October 19th, 2018 Comments off

This Autumn we have lots of fun things going on all across Hampshire, for all ages and many of which are free. As well as featuring Halloween activities in all our venues, we have a family exhibition “Marvellous Mechanicals” on at the Willis Museum, Basingstoke, a WWI special event at Westbury Manor Museum, Fareham and an Anglo-Saxon living history day at Winchester City Museum, (all of which are free!) There are loads of events going on throughout half term in the arts centres and all of the museums too. As well as bookable workshops, most venues have free children’s make-and-takes and quizzes which you don’t have to book, just drop in. Please see attached leaflet for details.

Free Community Sport

October 19th, 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.

European Bake Off Winners Announced

October 17th, 2018 Comments off

On the 26th September, Harrow Way celebrated the European Day of Languages. The aim of the day is to understand the diversity of language and culture within Europe. The European Day of Languages involves millions of people across 45 countries in activities to celebrate linguistic diversity and the benefits of being able to speak another language.

Year 7 students were invited to enter a bake off competition in the theme of a European Country, to win house points for their house. We are pleased to announce the winners and runners up below. Cakes were judged for the best tasting and the best looking in appearance by Head of MFL – Mlle Machu, Catering teacher – Mrs Law and the Headteacher. Read more…

Design Museum Visit

October 12th, 2018 Comments off

On Monday 8th October, our year 9 design technologists had the opportunity to visit the Design Museum in London as part of an international competition they are taking part in called Design Ventura. The competition involves schools designing and prototyping a product that solves a design problem and which is suitable for visitors of the design museum. The winning school gets their product manufactured and sold in the Design Museum’s shop… an incredible opportunity.

The students took part in workshops lead by industry professionals in graphic and sustainable design solutions with representatives from Deutsche Bank, the collaborative sponsor of the competition. Following the workshops, pupils were able to look around the exhibits to see how design has shaped everything from our built environment to the everyday objects, all of which have been party to the rigorous design process. Read more…

Salisbury 6th Form College – Open Evening & Taster Day

October 5th, 2018 Comments off

Salisbury 6th Form College are holding two Open Evenings on Wednesday 10th October and Wednesday 7th November 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Students and their parents are invited to meet our teachers and current students, see our fantastic facilities and find out more about the courses and applying.

For more information see their website here: www.salisbury6c.ac.uk/study-with-us/open-evenings/

Salisbury 6th Form are also holding a Taster Day on Friday 26th October, 9.45am – 2.45pm. Booking is necessary, find out more information here.

Harrow Way Alumni Inspire Year 11

October 5th, 2018 Comments off

As Harrow Way Year 11 students face their biggest school challenge to date, they were treated to some words of wisdom from former students now successfully in the world of work, at college or off to university. The school was visited by ten special guest speakers who shared their experiences in order to inspire and motivate the next generation preparing for their next life choices.

Commenting on the day which is part of the school’s new ambitious careers programme Deputy Headteacher Nicola Pearce said: “It was a very special day and it was very rewarding to see the huge sense of pride our former students had to be back sharing their experiences with the current Year 11. And because they have literally stood in the same shoes, their powerful messages were really well received. We had former students in various stages of their education, training and career so were able to demonstrate to students that all the work and effort they put in now will reap significant rewards.” Read more…

Double Victory for Harrow Way Netballers

October 4th, 2018 Comments off

The Year 9 and 10 teams played Winton on the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd October, both finishing with clear wins. Year 9 won 23-7. Players’ player of the match – Hannah S.
Team: Hannah S, Emily P-S, Sophie C, Brooke W, Alannah M, Traci H, Maisie T, Grace D.

Year 10 won 16-4. Players’ player of the match – Emily C, Umpire’s player of the match – Leigh S
Team: Emily C, Leigh S, Libby W, Victoria B, Donna D, Beth M, Ruby P.

Netball Results – September 2018

October 1st, 2018 Comments off

The Year 9 & 10 Netball teams have been in action in the last couple of weeks against the Clere School. The Year 9 team was victorious with a 13-11 win, whereas the Year 10 fought a tougher opposition and lost 16-6.

Teams:
Year 9 – Grace Homer, Hannah Salter, Sophie Cole (c), Brooke Wilding, Allanah Machin, Maisie Tyzack, Grace Davis.
Year 10 – Anita Lukocovicova, Emily Cook, Leigh Stanbrook, Libby West (c), Victoria Butler, Donna Doig, Ruby Pilfold, Beth Matthews.