Information for Year 9 Parents

Year Leader:

Miss T Fowler

Assistant Year Leader:

Mrs G Meighan, Mrs K Mccullough

Assembly Day:
Letters Home
Attendance Information

Mrs J Burden – 9JBU

Miss C Darby – 9CJD

Miss M Gritti – 9MSG

Mr M Haysom – 9MEH

Mr T Larcombe – 9TNL

Mlle A Machu – 9APM

Mrs S Nejman – 9SNE

Home Learning

How can parents support Home Learning?
Knowledge Organisers

Important Dates

Monday 2nd May – Bank Holiday
w/c 13th-17th June – Year 8/9 Calshot residential visit
w/c 20th June – Years 7–10 End of Year exams (Week 1)
w/c 20th June – Years 7–10 Progress Reviews published this week
w/c 27th June – Years 7–10 End of Year Exams (Week 2)
Monday 4th July – INSET 5 – School closed to students
Friday 15th July – Sports Day
Thursday 21st July – Last day of Summer term – school finishes at 12.45pm

Extra-Curricular Clubs

Suggested Reading

At Harrow Way, we acknowledge the large body of research which indicates a correlation between reading and academic success and between reading and well-being and we encourage all our students to be readers. To this end, our Learning Resource Centre operates a library facility with thousands of fiction and non-fiction books supporting reading for pleasure and reading for purpose. Some audio fiction titles are available. There are also a wide variety of magazines.

We operate an E-book platform though Hampshire County Council and this now includes audio books too. Our Reading Cloud platform allows students to access the library catalogue, read and write book reviews, find out what new titles are available and more. Both can be accessed via the VLE. All of these are free to use. However, lost items will need to be replaced by the borrower. In addition, we run a student book group called NatterReads who meet informally most weeks over lunch to share what they are reading.

Our Learning Resource Centre Manager is able to provide recommended reading book lists for students who are reluctant or struggling readers as well as recommended book review and search websites.

Suggested Reading:

  • Malorie Blackman Noughts and Crosses (racism, romance)
  • LJ Smith Vampire Diaries series
  • Louise Rennison (humour)
  • Jane Austen
  • Ally Carter Gallagher Girls series (spy school adventure)
  • Robert Muchamore Cherub secret agent series
  • Michael Grant
  • Cassandra Clare City series (vampire, werewolves, shape shifters)
  • Joelle Charbonneau The Testing trilogy (dystopian)
  • Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games trilogy (dystopian)
  • PC Cast House of Night series
  • Rachel Cain Morganville Vampires series
  • Stephanie Meyer Twilight series (vampires)
  • Gemma Malley The Declaration (dystopian)
  • Cathy Macphail Between the Lies (missing girl, social media)
  • Lauren Kate (immortals)