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16/10/20

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Wow: thank you Miss Howell for this stunning and powerful depiction of life as part of the Windrush Generation. . https://t.co/PxekFnEY1f

15/10/20

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And of course we are happy to talk to and work with any schools in the wider as well!

15/10/20

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Thank you so much for hosting us as part of your work around and we're always happy to talk to the next generation of vets!

15/10/20

We are very grateful to Dr Greene, the first black president of for sharing her career experiences with our Year 8, 9 and 10 students and increasing awareness about careers in veterinary medicine. Thank you you are inspirational! https://t.co/fYIZwdr8w4

09/10/20

More photos of Bob Marley and Johnny Nash at HAP https://t.co/HL45gMIYQj

09/10/20

The deadline for applications for a Year 7 secondary school place for September 2021 is 31st October. Please visit our website for more information about our virtual open days https://t.co/hPXxHYfoG6

09/10/20

Year 11 Raising Achievement Assembly https://t.co/aU9pERUfDA

08/10/20

Bob Marley and Johnny Nash at HAP in 1972! https://t.co/IGHPoJ0SLX

08/10/20

A small selection of books in our library https://t.co/Cq6k1tEWG1

08/10/20

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02/10/20

Do you have a child in Year 6? Sign up for LIVE Q&A sessions with Harris Academy Peckham staff to find out more about our academy. Sessions in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Find out more and sign up at https://t.co/2wug2lymSw. https://t.co/GnnPR4QRSp

02/10/20

Science department participated in a workshop facilitated by called Twisted Taxonomy. Well done to the students pictured who submitted work and were finalists! https://t.co/EpLkK9Ejdv

02/10/20

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The pandemic means will be a bit different, but there are still lots of activities online and across the borough - find out more https://t.co/IZN6IcqSqE https://t.co/En4rbeoyFO

02/10/20

The mobile library out promoting National Poetry Day and Black History Month. https://t.co/nimAlZGpAZ

01/10/20

Retweetd From Josie Verghese

just checking this is on your radar? Everyone has a story to tell. And I know HAP students do! I'm more than happy to do a virtual session to remind some of that between now and half term if useful 🙂 https://t.co/uhc2QFtxdh

01/10/20

Congratulations to our newest cohort of students - the Class of 2023. https://t.co/F1jpxKSY7n

30/09/20

Delighted to provide expert music tuition for and . What talented students! https://t.co/xM5OsJTswk

30/09/20

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Help us share + RT! If you have a child aged 10-13 why not join us + every other Thursday( fortnightly) with and Nadine. Sessions are full of drama and wellbeing activities. 👉https://t.co/xtfFFkn0nl

30/09/20

We have some fantastic resources that could be of interest to you and your students. Happy to support!

30/09/20

Did you know that Harris Academy Peckham is available to hire in the evenings, weekends and during holidays? Please see our website for more details https://t.co/oq7qJs44Dx https://t.co/F0ciGAAVw2

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Posted on July 13th 2020

In Support of Blackout Tuesday - Resources for Students

Over recent weeks we have seen systemic racial injustice manifest itself in some horrible incidents in America. In particular the tragic murders of George Floyd and Armaud Arbery.

Whilst this ongoing issue causes particular pain for many black members of our community; those who are white or from other BAME backgrounds are also deeply hurt. At Harris Academy Peckham, we are immensely proud of our beautifully diverse demographic and wish to offer some gestures of solidarity.

We have produced the following set of PSHE resources in context of this issue that you may wish to use with your families.

Please feel free to share your reflections with Mr Lane at j.lane@harrispeckham.org.uk. Mr Lane is also keen to see how we can provide Year 9 and 10 students with a platform to hear young people discuss this issue.

We have reached out to some of our talented poets, artists, musicians and politicians within our academy community who will be invited to create poetry, art and music in reflection of this issue.


Student Book Club - Noughts and Crosses

Our Harris Peckham Student Bookclub will explore Malorie Blackman’s book Noughts and Crosses, which looks at issues of racial injustice from an inverted perspective.

This book is available through Southwark Libraries or can be purchased through her website. If you are interested in your child/ward joining the book club to discuss this please contact u.kohnen-zuelzer@harrispeckham.org.uk.


Anti-racism resources for parents and students

Below are some anti-racist resources for any parents and students who may be keen to delve further into this issue while studying from home. This includes a series of renowned historians, philosophers and writers who have contributed to the discussion on racial injustice.

The British rapper and activist Akala shares with us some less-exposed features about black history in his talk at Oxford University.

To celebrate BAME authors, here is a list of winners of the Corretta King Scott Book Award that you can share with you child/ward. The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Listen to an excerpt from Zora Neale Hurston’s Audio book, Their Eye’s were Watching God.

The British Ghanaian philosopher Anthony Appiah explores how racial identities have been socially constructed in his Reith lectures talk.

We have some fascinating reflections on James Baldwin’s work about the complexity of black identity in this podcast from The Partially Examined Life, a philosophy podcast.

Poet Benjamin Zephaniah and MP David Lammy, amongst other intellects, debate the extent to which people are judged by the colour of their skin or the content of their character. Click here to listen.

Ava Du Vernay breaks down the history of racism in America in her film 13th, which is available on Netflix.

Peggy Macintosh explains with empathy and aplomb the meaning of “white privilege” .

Listen to this podcast on white privilege from The Partially Examined Life, a philosophy podcast.

Read White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, by Peggy McIntosh.


Please feel free to share your reflections with Mr Lane at j.lane@harrispeckham.org.uk.