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15/11/18

A huge thank you to all parents and carers who attended our first ever event yesterday. We were blown away by the enormous turnout and your enthusiasm for Maths, English and Reading. Can’t wait to see you all for the next one - dates to be published soon!

13/11/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

It was great to meet so many people interested in at our recruitment event last night! If you want to why not visit https://t.co/Guxm9Bd9mv for more info or apply via UCAS 1TZ! https://t.co/Bsuyu2ZZsk

13/11/18

Like guidance on how to support your daughter with ? Come to our Parent Partnership event, Weds 14 Nov 5.30-6.30pm for three 20 min sessions run by our staff. Open to families of girls in all year groups. Find out more https://t.co/u2AYEO2UUY

12/11/18

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We are ready to meet you and discuss your next step into teaching We've even got the good biscuits out! ☕️🍪📚 https://t.co/n84gCoWQhR

12/11/18

Read Temi Adeyemi’s outstanding novel, ‘Children of Blood and Bone’. We’ve copies of lots more great books by black authors in our library. https://t.co/szLDqH5Tun

12/11/18

Spoken word artist Usifu Jalloh (Cowfoot Prince) gives a captivating African workshop looking at the influence Africa has had on cultures, countries and communities globally."I was smiling so much that my cheeks hurt!” Find out more https://t.co/VbPE89dy1l https://t.co/QxJYMZw9xx

11/11/18

How did WW1 end and what is Armistice Day? https://t.co/uqftZpDNzV

09/11/18

and How do we apply for the 300 tickets you’re donating to schools for ’s appearance in December? We’re an all girls’ state school who would love to attend!

07/11/18

Retweetd From Dr B

I'm so chuffed with the model cells my year 7s at made over half term! Great science and amazing art too 😊 https://t.co/oyhUrAVAgR

07/11/18

Our girls are reading 'We Should All Be Feminists' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Copies of this and lots more great books by black authors in our school library https://t.co/yCEU0mulGn

06/11/18

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Everybody has a role to play to make gender equality a reality. Here are 8 ways you can contribute: https://t.co/MhmNGgyyMj

06/11/18

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Amazing year 7 homework! Looking forward to teaching them about cells now 🔬 👩🏼‍🔬 https://t.co/uLJY09JkqV

05/11/18

'The Watsons Go To Birmingham', by Christopher Paul Curtis. Another of the many fantastic books in our school library by black authors https://t.co/tMoTldQtWM

02/11/18

Congratulations to our first cohort of graduating coaches on completing their ⁦⁩ Anatomy course today! https://t.co/dsyre17Jvd

02/11/18

'Little and Lion', by Brandy Colbert. One of the books in our library by black authors which girls read during https://t.co/P6epty1mmT

01/11/18

Retweetd From Runnymede Trust

30 Oct: Celebrating Emma Clarke, Britain’s First Black Female Football Pioneer Free registration: https://t.co/v8gR3BecOI https://t.co/AVcWspAKby

30/10/18

Retweetd From Wonder Women Tech

Morning reading from "Girls shouldn't listen to anyone who says tech isn't for them' - Let's encourage and empower" 👩‍💻 () https://t.co/Xm83sG8j2x

29/10/18

Retweetd From Shelter

The latest official stats show 4,751 people were sleeping rough in England on a typical night. This only represents the tip of an iceberg when it comes to the true scale of . https://t.co/JSGw2rlF2A

25/10/18

Retweetd From Southwark Presents

Hello Southwark Schools! are offering Workshops for students 14+, exploring the making of new immersive theatre production . Workshops can be tailored to your curriculum needs and age group. More info at https://t.co/69drYEETOe https://t.co/xGjAmSQagR

25/10/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Do you want to ? Come to our Q&A event in November to have all of your questions answered & to meet our lovely tutor team! https://t.co/C05eP1k9HG https://t.co/o1PcVrRuTa

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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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