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13/10/21

A huge thank you to Catherine Johnson for delivering some fabulous workshops with Year 7 today. Students left the sessions inspired and keen to write more! https://t.co/ybRYc8uXql

01/10/21

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Final day in Scotland! It was the best experience ever and I enjoyed it so much! https://t.co/NbUbNqleRs

01/10/21

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I’ve enjoyed this trip so much! I loved it! I had the best time ever and did things I thought I could never do

29/09/21

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gloves at the ready… come join us to plant bulbs & fill the greenhouse 🌷🌱🌺🍐🥕🍅🥔🥬🌶 https://t.co/fcdMcY6k94 https://t.co/btoflDcM44

29/09/21

Our students are all having a brilliant time on their trip to Scotland! https://t.co/Xsyqg5b0lT

28/09/21

The first 'planting party' for our new Wellbeing is on Sat 9th Oct. Come and help us prepare our raised beds, borders and greenhouse. No experience needed. Click HERE for details and to sign up! https://t.co/flIEdpEsjg https://t.co/Zbd2L4EvcQ

27/09/21

The student HAB Outward Bound trip to Scotland has arrived safe and sound! https://t.co/9vucYWcP1h

14/09/21

We look forward to welcoming you to our Year 6 open mornings in September and October 2021. Full details (including how to reserve a place) at https://t.co/boGAF9xgPp https://t.co/N3kPkPclDj

07/09/21

Welcome to our new Year 7 girls on their first full day of school! of you all! https://t.co/afQj78o8ti

12/08/21

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From the pool to school: Olympian celebrates GCSE results https://t.co/Cf6t7xgzJy

12/08/21

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Congratulations to Andrea from who has received fantastic today 👏 ✍️ https://t.co/Hgq7WbzX2T

12/08/21

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Good luck to all Harris students receiving their GCSE results today 👏 We'll be posting updates and photos throughout the day to celebrate their fantastic achievements https://t.co/3hVr90ofPs

12/08/21

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And finally, it's lovely to see the amazing achievements of Olympic diver and student Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix featured too https://t.co/wbNSyQIPF7

12/08/21

HAB students are today celebrating another set of superb results. There was much excitement as students opened their envelopes and were thrilled to find that they had achieved brilliantly, with many achieving the top grades of 7, 8 and 9. Details at https://t.co/ulUx9tmQ9S https://t.co/yF0lCLzdpV

11/08/21

A huge well done to our post 16 students for another superb set of results this year. Our students secured incredibly exciting university places, including to study Veterinary Nursing, Law and Pharmacology, with 25% of offers from Russell Group universities https://t.co/bnPFHvds2m

05/08/21

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✌️ divers, 1 final duo and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix are just getting underway in the 10m Platform finale 🤸💦 Watch the 🇬🇧 pair on the 🔴 now https://t.co/rDW11UKIdM

05/08/21

of our brilliant student Andrea! is with you all the way! 🙌 https://t.co/OVbwtYuw7j

28/07/21

Retweetd From Primary Times London

We love this! 😍 Students, parents and staff have been working together to create a new Wellbeing Garden at ! 🌳🌻 The garden will contain a wellbeing area, a greenhouse and a performance area too. 💚🎤 https://t.co/mTMwJOQzy4

24/07/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Fantastic work 🥇🥇🥈🥈🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉 https://t.co/7R3ShJ5r8J

22/07/21

Year 10 girls took part in the International Model United Nations conference in the Netherlands, representing Egypt, Chile, Croatia, Armenia and other countries. It brought together students from around the world for UN-style committees and discussions. https://t.co/PYRZsajZy0 https://t.co/GbJlMlIFj5

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Posted on July 20th 2021

Model United Nations Club Attends Netherlands Conference

Year 10 students have successfully completed the International Model United Nations conference in the Netherlands this week, one of the oldest events of its kind in Europe. 

Model United Nations (MUN) brings together students from around the world to simulate real UN committees and discussions. 

This year, girls in Year 10 girls have had the opportunity to become part of the Model United Nations Club at HAB (pictured), where they practise UN procedures and have also attended several online conferences throughout the year, inlcuding the most recent one in the Netherlands.

At the Netherlands conference students were part of several UN councils such as UN Women, UNFCCC, Legal Committee and European Crisis Committee. The students represented many countries as the delegates of Egypt, Chile, Croatia, Armenia, Singapore, Nicaragua, Equatorial Guinea, Solomon Islands, Japan, Philippines, Myanmar and Senegal.

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They had to research and prepare to present their countries in advance whilst delivering opening speeches. They actively took part in discussions and debated issues such as of Covid 19, domestic violence, gender equality, health discrimination,  international laws and sustainable agriculture. 

Students were also impressed by the speakers of the conference such as Dr Florian Bieber, a renowned political scientist, and historian working in the areas of international relations, inter-ethnic relations, ethnic conflict, and nationalism, focusing primarily on the Balkans.

Also Dr Peter Jay Hotez, a scientist, and pediatrician focusing on the topics of global health, vaccine development and the control of tropical and neglected diseases. 

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Taqwa's "inspiring experience"

Taqwa's feedback on her involvement in the conference.

"I joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) council and was assigned the Delegate of Chile. During the conference, we were working on resolutions for sustainable corporate development in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis. Delegates discussed ways sectoral restructuring could be a necessary component of any meaningful climate change response to fight economic and environmental challenges.

The UNFCCC were visited by a veteran who fought in Bosnia. He shared his experience as a soldier and taught us that we, as humans, don’t only live for ourselves but for others too. As the day went on, delegates worked together to create and improve solutions towards a greener planet through sustainable agriculture.

Our unedited resolution paper resulted in 14 pages which exceeded the maximum amount of five pages. It was amusing to collaborate with other delegates and shorten our resolution paper under a time limit. Overall, the conference was an inspiring experience as I gained many skills, such as public speaking, diplomacy, debating, and teamwork. I’m grateful I had the opportunity to attend, and I can’t wait for my next Model United Nations conference.” 


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Tasfia's "eye-opening" conference

Tasfia reports on her role at the conference.

"I was part of the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) committee following the Paris agreement of 2015; it aims to lower the global temperature ideally below 1.5 °C above preindustrial levels.

Representing Egypt – a country known for its ancient history, arid climate and the River Nile – andspeaking upon the topics of sustainable corporate development post-Covid-19 and the development of sustainable agriculture was eye-opening. As we place a lens on filling our stomachs and satisfying the economy, the people of Egypt are living with polluted food and water, and a crippling economy in turn of being on the frontline of climate change.

Dr Didier Herbert’s (the High Representative of the European Commission of the Netherlands) lecture upon the role of the European Commission was one of the exceptional highlights of TEIMUN. The rule of law, non-discrimination and democracy are all the aspirations the European Commission strives for as the executive of the European Union.

Health is key in being the "national condolence" bringing the consideration of digitalisation, resilience, sustainability, for example, the recent implementation of digital certificates verifying those who are vaccinated to freely travel which in turn continues to encourage building forward with a "society and economy" that "caters the damages of the Covid Crisis." 


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Norhan learns new things...

"This conference was definitely a gratifying one and I learned new things about different international issues, the Covid 19 effect on gender inequality and health discrimination against women, the differences among countries based on their economic status, traditions and geographical location." 


Humaira's overview of this year's conferences

Humaira explains what Model United Nations (MUN) is all about.

"Model United Nations is seen as something tedious, but it can be entertaining. I’ve taken part in three MUNs this year, and each of them were different and had their own perks.

The conferences start with an opening ceremony, then you debate about a few topics for three or so days, and afterwards it ends with a closing ceremony. However, in between the debates, there are fun games you can take part in, to get to know the other delegates.

During NTUMUN – a conference held in Singapore – they gave us the chance to play a murder mystery; a chair governing the conference had been kidnapped and we had to use clues to find his location before the kidnappers had hurt him even more. It was fun, since I was able to play with my friends, and I made some new ones along the way.

MUN is a great way to improve your debating skills and teamwork. I’d definitely advise you all to give MUN a try!"


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