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14/10/19

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

It’s Week at supporting wellbeing and gratitude in the final week of term! https://t.co/7TiLWWoaqS

14/10/19

Our U14 girls football team really enjoyed playing in the English Schools FA Competition. It was a close match decided on penalties (nail biting!) with HAB girls through to the next round. Well done everyone! Full report https://t.co/3iNc45tlOV https://t.co/J57VUV20lB

13/10/19

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staff! https://t.co/nlBykKkvIA

12/10/19

A moment indeed! Sending HABby feels over the valleys!

12/10/19

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MFL and EAL are ready for Open Morning https://t.co/tGkMokyBeY

12/10/19

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We’re looking forward to catching up with year 7 parents on Wednesday. Please see the link below or the letter your daughter brought home for more information. https://t.co/eobenFc7iK

12/10/19

Can’t wait to meet lots of families at our Year 7 Open Morning today, 10am - 12pm.

11/10/19

Retweetd From James Handscombe

The Harris Peckham Nursery Hub is possibly the most amazing innovation I’ve heard of. Free nursery care for disadvantaged families, 51 weeks a year, all day, meals included. What a wonderful thing!

11/10/19

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11/10/19

Well done Ms Driscoll! 🌟 https://t.co/elmQsuFIYR

11/10/19

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A nice little bit of micro electrolysis on a Friday afternoon https://t.co/81Q8i6PjdA

11/10/19

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Never been more https://t.co/FzsHztSYEc

11/10/19

Thank you for sharing your experiences. Too many experience mental ill health alone. It’s so important to signpost the support available in all its forms.

11/10/19

Retweetd From Dr Edmunds 🧲 🛰 🚀

Highlight of the day; being given an amazing sheet of biology key words/concepts. I was off task and used this sheet to highlight schema connections between biology and physics... https://t.co/nbLapR0F8Y

11/10/19

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

staff are ready for the Conference! https://t.co/MjnUCgBKMJ

11/10/19

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sharing how ‘fun lessons’ to promote student engagement is not in favour of student attainment and geography knowledge development. As a result has focused on Direct instruction. https://t.co/P57UZ6m2XC

11/10/19

Us too! 🌟 https://t.co/Ku8KGELUQc

11/10/19

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Very of nominees and winners! https://t.co/xzqbyfAozx

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Posted on March 28th 2018

Lego Workshop Inspires Problem-Solving Through Technology

Lego (2)LEGO Education UK and Apps for Good visited us last week for an inspiring workshop for years 8 and 9 - all about the importance of learning through play and problem-solving through technology.

During the sessions girls tested their memories in a building game and had to try and make the tallest Lego tower too. The games were all about problem-solving and talking through ideas.

"The session started with a quick introduction, followed by an informative quiz which tested our Lego knowledge," said Zahra, Year 8. "We then tested our memory with a building game, in which we had to memorise and replicate a series of blocks."

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Problems and solutions

The girls were then asked to expand their imaginations and build a ‘sea creature’ out of random Lego bricks.

The final activity was to identify a problem within society today, and build a literal or interpretive representation of it, and then build a solution to that problem. Girls looked at ways to solve challenges such as declining bee populations, armed conflict, government corruption and the lack of acceptance of people from the LGBTQ+ communities.

"My team’s problems were global warming and the melting of polar ice caps," said Matilda, Year 8. "We chose as our solution wind powered energy so we designed a windmill. We really enjoyed ourselves because we got to be creative.”

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Jo Newell, computer science teacher, said: "We've been working with Apps for Good for 2-3 years now. They run a competition that invites students to come up with an app idea that has a positive impact on society. They then arrange for volunteers from companies such as Lego and Spotify to visit schools and support students who are entering the competition. Our girls really enjoyed themselves and it was great seeing them problem-solve. One of the Lego volunteers said he was blown away by what the students created."

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