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21/02/18

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Exciting things happening across in language learning. Here is the new club, thanks to and funding https://t.co/89rPuad2JK https://t.co/9e4yzSakVV

21/02/18

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Fantastic talk from Churchill and Pembroke colleges, Cambridge, discussing the application process with keen Year 12 students! https://t.co/dcp9sB7PmN

19/02/18

Come to our Feminist Society supper club, Thurs 22 Feb restaurant , 5pm. Hosted by with special guests & . Light bites and delicious ramen! Proceeds to Find out more https://t.co/vq2s9hzlc8 https://t.co/nifpcFbEax

14/02/18

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The first ever Feminist Society supper club next week! Generously hosted by & with reflections from special guests & . All proceeds to tickets available here https://t.co/5k1Lfm5rDq https://t.co/ChKzG7ibIL

07/02/18

A classroom 'crime scene' inspires Year 8 to turn detective and think about how to write a great crime story. "It really helped me to think carefully about the different ways I could engage my reader”. Zoe, Year 8 https://t.co/2R3rCwfXEe https://t.co/YHoBzoySU9

06/02/18

Our Dance Company excelled at the dance competition in Stevenage yesterday, winning the best choreography, best entertainment and best technical awards, and coming fourth overall. So of our 23 dancers. https://t.co/i1oDIquETx

06/02/18

Why have we wrapped up some of our books in brown paper? To show Year 8 you can't judge a book by its cover, of course. Find out more https://t.co/lYNMDDmscn https://t.co/Xrs8YzqzzQ

05/02/18

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Y11 standing on the rooftop of LSE dreaming big for their futures of conquering the city! https://t.co/mr88PR81bl

03/02/18

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“Why didn’t the lecturer’s hands freeze in the liquid nitrogen?” Fascinating discussion with students on our way back from the brilliant trip to

03/02/18

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Time for the second half of the ‘Seizing Opportunities’ training session for our and leaders with . What is your ‘why’ for being an outward facing leader? https://t.co/xQwHBDUett

03/02/18

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So excited to be with our trainees and students to talk with leading academics in and https://t.co/4hAiQultSu

03/02/18

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Life is most definitely what you make it! has given our and leaders food for thought. Own your excellence as nobody else will! https://t.co/nBUCCkjVK3

31/01/18

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A fantastic day of learning, discussion & quality cinema Great to have 40 A-Level students in attendance from https://t.co/8iJdgjv1TG

31/01/18

Meet Harsa, Year 13, our first ever student to get an offer to study . “When I found out about my offer from I was ecstatic about what the future may hold for me. I want to use my knowledge to improve the health of the patients I hope to see in future." https://t.co/zNltjvQ9x5

31/01/18

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Huge congratulations to everyone who received their Bronze Award at a wonderful presentation evening last week and are now moving on to their Silver Award. Also.....what a wonderful cake!! https://t.co/zM5MZMuMyI

29/01/18

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First session of the new year with our Step-Up delegates !Today’s session is on & others. How would you get others to buy into your ideas for improvement? https://t.co/ZBHEbn02Oh

28/01/18

learning from the Millwall Lionesses today! https://t.co/pBzt5F40Ed

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Posted on March 6th 2017

Olympus Photography Project for Year 10

These images are some the photographs taken by Year 10 as part of the Olympus photography outreach programme, which will also see their work being exhibited at Art Bermondsey Project Space later this month.

Olympus - Rylette Omond_burnT

To launch the project, freelance photographer Ed Sykes, whose work has appeared in The Sunday Times and The Independent, for example, visited HAB to discuss his work with Year 10. The girls were then given the brief ‘My School, My Street, My House’ and asked to create their own images to interpret it.

'Surfaces' project for GCSE

To help them, the girls were loaned ten top-quality Olympus cameras and shown how to use them by master trainer Claire Harvey-May. This session was really hands-on and the girls got to test out the many different functions and settings of the cameras.

Olympus - emily collins-wood_through the glass

For the project we have focused on ‘My School’ to really push the girls' creativity in photographing the ordinary and making it extraordinary. The photographs will also be part of their ‘surfaces’ project for GCSE art so a lot of students have focused on looking at the many different surfaces around the school and its grounds.

One girl said: “I’ve enjoyed this project as it has given me the opportunity to widen how I view the world around me. It has given me the chance to look at things in a different way: to see beauty where I wouldn’t usually find something of beauty.”

Private view

Each student had to select three photographs to submit to Art Bermondsey Project Space and the exhibition will feature a maximum of two photographs per student.

Photographs will be printed and displayed in Art Bermondsey Project Space, 183 - 185 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UW from 21-25 March, with a private view on 22 March. "The quality and serious intent of the photographs produced by the girls at Harris Academy Bermondsey ably demonstrate that we should not be misled by the plethora of camera-phone snappy snaps that pollute the airwaves,' said Mike Von Joel, the gallery's artistic director. "Young people do, in fact, have a very sophisticated take on creative expression through the visual arts."

Parents and staff will be invited to this event and one girl will receive a ‘best photograph’ prize. HAB will also be gifted one of the Olympus camera kits.

Pictured: Top: Burnt, by Rylette Omondi. Middle: Through the glass by Emily Collins Woods. Below, Reflection by Elizabeth Feoshi.

Olympus -Elizabeth Feoshi_Reflection

The pictures below show students getting to grips with their cameras. We'll announce the prize winners here later in March.