Year 7

October 8th, 2018

Information for Year 7 Parents

Head of Year: Contact Mrs V Ford
Assistant Year Leader: Contact Mrs K McCullough

Tutors:

Contact Mrs S Swanton – 7SHS
Contact Mrs K Shaw – 7KJS
Contact Miss T Fowler – 7TMF
Contact Mr J Massiah – 7JPM
Contact Miss C Smith – 7CSM
Contact Mr E Nias – 7EJN
Contact Mrs H Hamilton – 7HMH

Attendance Information
Assembly Day: Tuesday

Important Dates

2018
13th September – Year 7 Roald Dahl Day
17th September – Year 7 Parents’ Information Evening
25th September – 12.45pm School finishes for students
15th October – Maths Assessments this week
22nd October – 26th October – Autumn Half Term
14th November – INSET Day 2
19th November – Progress Reviews published this week
22nd November – 3.30–6.00pm Year 7 Settling In Meeting
7th December – Non–Uniform Day for Christmas Fair
20th December – Last day of autumn term for students – School finishes at 12.45pm
21st December – INSET Day 3
21st December – 4th January – Christmas Holiday
2019
7th January – Spring term begins
11th February – Maths Assessments this week
7th March – World Book Day
11th March – Progress Reviews published this week
14th March – NSET Day 4
1st April – Maths Assessments this week
8th April – 22nd April – Easter Holiday
3rd May – Non–Uniform Day – Amazing Alice
13th May – Year 7 Plas Pencelli Residential visit departs, returning 16/5/19
20th May – Maths Assessment this week
17th June – Progress Reviews published this week
17th June – End of Year exams (week 1)
24th June – End of Year exams (week 2)
25th June – INSET Day 5
27th June – Year 7 Parents’ Evening
5th July – Sports Day
23rd July – Last day of the summer term – School finishes at 12.45pm

Year 7 Information Evening – 17th September 2018
Presentation Slides

Handout

Harrow Way Guarantee
Harrow Way Guarantee Booklet

Home Learning
How can parents support Home Learning?


Extra-Curricular and Sporting Clubs

Monday Club Staff Where Time
Lunchtime Badminton Mr Haysom Sports Hall 12.45 – 13.15
Lunchtime Basketball Miss Escritt Gym 12.45 – 13.15
After School Homework Club Mrs Burningham Library (L4) 15.00 – 16.00
Tuesday Club Staff Where Time
Lunchtime Basketball Miss Escritt Gym 12.45 – 13.15
After School Rugby Club Mr Haysom Field 15.00 – 16.15
After School FLC Tutor Group Homework Club Mrs Tunney FLC / C1 15.00 – 16.00
After School Art Club Mrs Collins E3 15.00 – 16.00
After School Homework Club Mrs Burningham Library (L4) 15.00 – 16.00
After School Theatre Technicians Club Mr May Auditorium 15.00 – 16.15
Wednesday Club Staff Where Time
Lunchtime Basketball Miss Escritt Gym 12.45 – 13.15
After School Year 7 Science Club Miss Abercrombie S4 15.00 – 16.00
After School Girls Football Mrs Holton-Greaves Field 15.00 – 16.15
After School Year 7 Football Mr Massiah Field 15.00 – 16.15
After School Basketball Mr Cole Sports Hall 15.00 – 16.15
After School Netball Matches PE Staff TBA 15.00 – 16.15
After School Drama Club Mr Manson Auditorium 15.00 – 16.15
After School Homework Club Mrs Burningham Library (L4) 15.00 – 16.00
After School Computer Club Digital Leaders L3 15.00 – 16.00
Thursday Club Staff Where Time
Lunchtime Basketball Miss Escritt Gym 12.45 – 13.15
Lunchtime Badminton Mr Haysom Sports Hall 12.45 – 13.15
Lunchtime Chess Club Students Library (L4) 12.45 – 13.15
After School Netball Club Miss Escritt Tennis Courts 15.00 – 16.15
After School Leadership Academy Mr Cole Gym 15.00 – 16.15
After School Girls Technology club Mrs Robertson L3 15.00 – 16.00
After School Homework Club Mrs Burningham Library (L4) 15.00 – 16.00
After School Show Choir Mrs Massiah A2 15.00 – 16.00
Friday Club Staff Where Time
Lunchtime Basketball Miss Escritt Gym 12.45 – 13.15
After School Debate Club Mrs Bain E4 15.00 – 16.00
After School Yr 7 Climbing Club Mr Davis Sports Hall 15.00 – 16.30
After School Homework Club Mrs Burningham Library (L4) 15.00 – 15.30

Suggested Reading
All of the books on this list are available from the School Library

English
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling
Skellig by David Arnold
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
A Series of Unfortunate events: A bad beginning by Lemony Snicket
Journey to River Sea by Eva Ibbotson
Mister Monday by Garth Nix
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C S Lewis

Geography
Mountains
Everest Adventure – C Charley
To the Top, A History of Everest – S Venables
The Edge – Ben Bo
Rivers
Journey to the River Sea – Eva Ibbotson
The Copper Treasure – Melvin Burgess
Horrible Histories, London – Terry Deary
River Boy – Tim Bowler
China
Chinese Cinderella – Adeline Mah
One Hundred Secret Senses – Amy Tan
The Kite Rider – Geraldine McCaughrean
Wild Swans – Yung Chang
Weather
Stormy Weather – Anita Ganeri
The Weather Witch – Paul Stewart

History
Medieval Realms
Arthur the Seeing Stone – Kevin Crossley-Holland
The Dungeon – Lynne Reid-Banks
Dark Knights and Dingy Castles – Terry Deary
Aztecs
Angry Aztecs – Terry Deary
The Aztec Code – Stephen Cole
The Aztec News, Game of the Gods – P Steele


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