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19/07/18

Sorry about that. It was OK in the venue but apologies if it disturbed you. We were having a special sports day to make up for the fact our girls missed out on the Federation sports day last week when our coach company let us down. But sorry for the inconvenience.

19/07/18

"This young cast delivers a performance far beyond their years, packing an emotional punch and laughs in equal measure." Mr Tobin reviews our school production of Little Women at https://t.co/xFO4ismrEa https://t.co/gcANhID5Vq

19/07/18

Our girls have won £1,500 from to create their own 'Flower the Youth' garden and performance space at our school. Great idea. Fantastic presentation! Work starts over the summer. Thank you . Full story https://t.co/rC8HKpf7uP https://t.co/poeMq0QyV3

19/07/18

Retweetd From AppsforGood

Are you a tech professional interested in opportunities to your skills? Get involved as an Apps for Good industry Expert and help us empower the next generation of tech makers! https://t.co/wuRO0tvwtY https://t.co/ooPCG8bDCr

18/07/18

Thank you for giving up your time to inspire our girls! It really makes a difference and is much appreciated.

18/07/18

Retweetd From Southwark Local Offer

24/08/2018 Results Day Drop-in for young people with SEND including those with an EHCP. to get information and advice on the different options available. More info will be posted soon on the Local Offer and https://t.co/Mr23ReGEoa

18/07/18

Retweetd From Clare Gilmartin

Thank you ⁦⁩ for inviting me to speak with year 10 and 12 girls - great questions from all of you! Anything is possible if you dig in and do your best! ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/lExrdYqxyK

17/07/18

Retweetd From City Pitch

The girls get £1,500 for ‘Flower the Youth’ - lovely idea, brilliant job all https://t.co/yTjvh7lQnF

17/07/18

I don't know who took this pic of our British champion diver Andrea, Year 8, but it's pretty awesome. Andrea is the one on the right! Full story at https://t.co/km8bFh9Xxn https://t.co/JEPL5lqGR4

17/07/18

Retweetd From Future Frontiers

"If you dig in, do your best, anything is possible" - inspiring talk from on the power of working hard and speaking up https://t.co/ilemKCBb0W

17/07/18

We're really proud of Andrea, Year 8, who's a British Elite Junior Diving Champion and aiming for the Olympics. "Every training session feels like a competition. I always try to prefect my dives." Read more about Andrea's amazing season at https://t.co/hlZqGzNKbM https://t.co/DD8hgQjv30

16/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Well done - great attitude. It was a shame that let us down the day before and withdrew coaches which had been booked for months and prevented supporters taking part in their annual sports day. https://t.co/rzMkSRKIGu

16/07/18

"Having won a gold for 800m I feel proud, but ALL the competitors showed courage and determination." Read what our Year 7 girls thought about their first ever Sports Day at https://t.co/VtA6BVq9bR https://t.co/mbhBoUtSV1

16/07/18

Retweetd From City Pitch

Hey! Have you heard about 'Flower the Youth’? The girls want to create an enjoyable, multi-use garden for young people & a creative hub with lots of exciting enrichment activities. Love this! https://t.co/V0Up0RogMC

16/07/18

Thanks to all our guests who made Careers Day such a success. "We received feedback on our CV and on our interview technique and this made us feel like young adults who will be ready to conquer the City!" Alison, Faiza and Jada, Year 10. FInd out more https://t.co/y9CSpzRX6y https://t.co/9RWHX3R5Dc

16/07/18

Retweetd From Aga Gajownik

Talking about my experience at and at Brilliantly active students and they have a dedicated programme. More schools like that please! https://t.co/nEank8Gmmx

16/07/18

Girls in rehearsal for our production of Little Women, which opens TODAY! Good luck everyone. We're of you all! https://t.co/ASFbEMsX6v

13/07/18

Retweetd From City Pitch

It’s the last Final of the year! Yay! Can we get a big cheer for our top 6 schools , , , , & https://t.co/SNIXc9uX9w

13/07/18

Congratulations to for representing us so brilliantly at the 2018 Harris Federation Sports Day at Crystal Palace Sports Stadium yesterday... of you all! https://t.co/VIB8YQFz4X

12/07/18

Retweetd From Natalie Cheung

Today's career 'speed networking' at was the most organised one I've ever been to! I hope all the pupils learnt about civil engineering

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Posted on June 28th 2018

60 Students in French and Spanish Spelling Final

Seven secondary schools took part in the Grand Final of the Harris Federation Modern Foreign Languages Spelling Bee, hosted at Harris Academy Bermondsey last week.

Sixty students from years 7 and 8 competed to translate and spell words in French and Spanish, based on words learnt by students during the year.

Spelling Bee Final

In Year 7 and Year 8 students had to spell French words about activities (e.g. horseriding and swimming), time phrases (e.g. all the time, everyday), clothes (e.g. coat, tights), food (e.g vegetables, meat), places in town (e.g. restaurant, church) and more. They also had to give accents in the new language and use vocabulary such as “je passe” (pass), “trait d’union” (hyphen), “acento” (accent) or “espacio” (space) when they were spelling.

In Year 7 and Year 8 Spanish students had to spell words about opinion (e.g. great, rubbish), colours, countries, places at home (e.g. kitchen, living room) and others.

Teachers planned special activities to help students hone their skills, including spelling bee clubs with intense practise in the weeks running up to the competition. “It was our biggest and best quality event to date,” said David Shanks, Senior Consultant to the Harris Federation.

Maud Risacher, Head of Modern Foreign Languages at HAB said: “Every single student left with a big smile on their face and teachers did too. It was a brilliant and very well attended event. We are looking forward to next year Grand Final, we already have a date in our calendar!”


Team HAB

Well done to all the girls on the HAB team, we're #ProudToBeHAB of you:

Year 7 French

  • Sharizada
  • Kadira
  • Mayling 
  • Bintou
  • Lena
  • Cafinet
  • Eshal
  • Humaira

Year 8 French

  • Amina
  • Amal
  • Maliyah
  • Taiwo
  • Leen
  • Safaa

Year 7 Spanish

  • Maranatha
  • Mahirah
  • Tasfia
  • Habiba
  • Zarrah
  • Melissa 
  • Shawanna
  • Thomas
  • Joey

Year 8 Spanish

  • Ava
  • Ibtisam
  • Jeriel
  • Mia

HAB winners

French - Year 7

First place: Humaira

Second place: Eshal

Spanish - Year 8

Second place: Habiba


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