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20/10/17

Year 11 mock examinations continue and Year 13 mock examinations commence after half term https://t.co/J8nt6Z1IK0

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Year 9 music students working hard on the James Bond theme https://t.co/buL9kY4zvB

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Our Enrichment and Extension Programme for Autumn 2 has just been published on our website https://t.co/LzacD88L7X

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Some fantastic work in progress by Year 8 developing their artistic skills by recreating the works of Austrian Artist Hundertwasser. https://t.co/JJzmMSIKfq

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Year 11 Half Term Booster Sessions are taking place - please see link for timetable. https://t.co/EETj9gjHL6

19/10/17

Tonight is Year 7 Meet the Tutor Evening. Please arrive at 5:15pm. We look forward to welcoming all Year 7 Parents and Carers.

19/10/17

Sixth form Art students visit , the prestigious exhibition followed by in Postman’s Park https://t.co/VG7r8TrpZb

18/10/17

Year 11 Mock Exams - working hard. https://t.co/BjQHsvIetL

16/10/17

Year 7 Meet the Tutor Evening is Thursday 19 October. Please arrive at 5:15pm. We look forward to welcoming all Year 7 Parents and Carers.

16/10/17

Year 13 Medicine and Cambridge University UCAS applications have been submitted. Well done to our students!

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Year 9 were well prepared for their Of Mice and Men assessment this week and worked really hard. Well done! https://t.co/m2g8l6f0Bu

12/10/17

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Brilliant to hear Mr Duda performing . Thanks for having us & letting us try the pianos! https://t.co/nfcegyZyOg

11/10/17

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10/10/17

We look forward to welcoming Year 6 Parents and Carers at our Open Morning on Wednesday 11th October 9:00am-10:15am.

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Fantastic to meet our latest Year 9 Harris Experience cohort! The future looks very bright https://t.co/tYLvJQwDj7

09/10/17

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Team Peckham! So glad to have performed as part of the choir at the conference today. https://t.co/Vi355PzUxo

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students performing at conference https://t.co/Jsy1mFcHME

05/10/17

We look forward to welcoming you to our Open Evening today at 4:30pm. https://t.co/aoK29T3lXE

04/10/17

Reminder: Monday 9th October is Federation inset day. The Academy will be closed to all students.

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Posted on February 12th 2015

Introduction to Law Workshop

On Thursday 12th February 2015 our Year 9 Harris Experience cohort attended their final event of the half-term, an Introduction to Law workshop. The workshop was held at Harris Academy Morden and was run by tutors at the prestigious University of Law. As the UK’s longest –established specialist provider of legal education, it was a real honour for our students to be able to take part in a workshop specially designed to engage and challenge them at this period in their learning journey. The workshop aimed to not only introduce students to the idea of a legal career, but also wanted to develop the higher order thinking skills applicable to their studies now.
 
As has become standard at these Harris Experience events, students were afforded a quick networking opportunity before the master class started. It is always wonderful to see students developing their wider social skills and creating invaluable connections within their learning frameworks. The master class itself was excellent. Students were taken on a whistle-stop tour of what the legal profession is and how you can access it an varying point in your life. This lecture was followed up with a ‘How Commercially Aware are you?’ quiz, which one of our very own students won! Victoria Egbe is officially commercially ‘on-it’ and therefore one to watch for the future.
 
We then had a really enthralling inter-academy debate on whether Jaffa Cakes are biscuits or cakes. Now for those of you who think this is an easy win, you are very much mistaken. I was incredibly impressed as our debaters called in VAT and tax law, false advertising claims, ingredients and ‘squidge-ability’ to win the case for McVities in the face of the evil HMRC.
 
The evening was concluded nicely with a difficult thinking task that asked students to work together as a team, but also stand for their own opinions (and in this case-study in particular, sometimes their right to life). All students were superb in the debates and presentations, fully engaged throughout the lecture and were extremely supportive of their peers. We definitely left with a sense of understanding of and intrigue in the legal profession.