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Celebrating UK Junior Maths Challenge Performance

July 2nd, 2019 Comments off

Harrow Way Community School is celebrating their best ever performance in the annual UK Junior Maths Challenge (UKMC), a national competition organised by the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT). Overall the gifted Year 7 and 8 mathematicians achieved fourteen Silver and 21 Bronze awards, a record number of certificates for the School.

The Best in School award went to Faith Holman in Year 8, and Thomas Merritt was best in Year 7. Both achieved Silver awards. Read more…

Under 15 Cricket – County Cup Win

June 28th, 2019 Comments off

On a lovely Summer’s day at Waterlooville Cricket Club the team won through to the Quarter Finals with an excellent display with the ball. Oliver Banks-Williams bagged 5 wickets reducing Horndean School to 4 for 6 runs initially. Faseeh Arshad supported him with some fine swing bowling gaining 4 wickets as well. Chasing a small target Josh Banks-Williams and Macca Crook were the foundations of our innings and we eventually won by 4 wickets.

H-Factor 2019

June 24th, 2019 Comments off

23 very talented Harrow Way students took part in the H Factor on the evening of Thursday 20th June. Our three judges had the difficult task of deciding on a runner-up and a winner, the audience also took part in the judging by deciding a winner of the audience vote. It was an evening of fantastic singing, instrumentals and comedy, all the participants should be incredibly proud of themselves. Congratulations to Lani Clayton (winner) Buzzards: 90 pts, Megan Nikolic (runner-up) Kestrels: 60 pts and Darcey Newman (audience’s vote winner) Hawks: 30 pts.

Pictures can be viewed here.

Year 11’s Final Day 2019

June 14th, 2019 Comments off

Today we held our last assembly with our outgoing year 11 students after their Physics examination. Mr Reed, Year Leader for Year 11, ran the assembly and looked back over the past 5 years the students have been at Harrow Way. Goodbye messages from their tutors and other members of staff were played, while students enjoyed a Harrow Way cup-cake.

After the Year 11 students made their way to the field, via a tunnel of applauding year 7 students, to have their final year group confetti celebration photo. Images can be viewed here.

GCSE Art & Design Exhibition

June 7th, 2019 Comments off

The Art Department at Harrow Way has put up a display of the GCSE Art + Design Portfolio (coursework) and Externally Set Task (exam) ready for the Moderator’s visit on Monday. To share their work and celebrate their achievement we are opening up the department on Wednesday 12th June 2019 from 3.45pm – 6.45pm to parents/carers to come and look at the work.

U15 Cricket – Third in County Competition

June 7th, 2019 Comments off

On a lovely Summer’s day at St Cross Cricket Club the best under 15 cricket teams met for a days competition. All teams showed some great cricket skills and it was played in a competitive but sporting manner.

Harrow Way played four 8 over games and won against Perrins and Applemore College. All Harrow Way players performed very well but special mention has to be made to Oliver Banks Williams for playing for an age group up and opening the batting all day, James Pay for a great bowling spell where he was on a hat-trick, and Neo ‘Boycott’ Black for hitting his first ever six for the school.

BCoT Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair

June 5th, 2019 Comments off

Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) is hosting an Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair on Monday 17 June from 4.30pm to 7.00pm. The fair will see them host over 30 employers across varying industries, all of which have active apprenticeship vacancies and also expert information for anyone that is possibly interested in doing an apprenticeship.

Please find attached a poster for the event, this event is open to all and is a fantastic opportunity for year 11 or year 10 students to speak to employers about apprenticeship vacancies.

You can find further information on the following link: www.bcot.ac.uk/news-and-events/2019/06/apprenticeship-recruitment-fair Students can also register their interest for the event at the above link as well.

BCoT – Summer Drop in Sessions for Year 11

June 5th, 2019 Comments off

Please find attached a poster providing details of BCoT summer drop in sessions, including on GCSE results day.

We understand students may change their minds over the summer break or have questions about the options available to them once they have their results. Our drop in sessions are a great way for students to talk to someone in careers about their next steps or college application.

Open Mornings and Evening

June 4th, 2019 Comments off

We would like to invite our prospective students and their families to our Main Open Evening on Tuesday 24th September 2019, from 6.00pm. There will be a short presentation by the Headteacher at 6.00pm, repeated at 6.45pm.

If you would like to see the school during a working day, then please come to our Open Mornings on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th September 2019 from 9.15am to 10.30am.

If you can’t make our Open Evening or Mornings, you can contact the school on 01264 364533 for more information and arrange a tour.

Andover Trees United – Flowerbed Storytime

May 16th, 2019 Comments off

Andover Trees United are looking for support and help for Flowerbed Storytime which is part of their ‘6 Trees &6 Flowers” project. The aim of the project is to support the identification of chalk downland wild flowers, especially the following 6 key chalk downland wild flowers: Cowslip, Primrose, Dog Violet, Lady’s Bedstraw, Birdsfoot Trefoil and Ox-eye Daisy.

There are lots of opportunities to get involved from seed growing and helping on the community allotment. For a full list of ways you can help and support the project view their leaflet here.