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20/01/21

One of our key values is for our students to have a global view. Part of this is for them to understand their place in the world. Fantastic work on 'Globalisation and me' to aid this. https://t.co/vuFxa8i7gr

18/01/21

Just because it's lockdown, doesn't mean enrichment stops! https://t.co/6tjeimh9MD

18/01/21

Excellent work and exemplary self-regulation in our online Chinese lessons! https://t.co/AflDglwnWE

15/01/21

Such lovely messages of support from our parents! A few extracts: 'Thank you for the hard work all the staff are doing each and every day for the students. It doesn't go unnoticed.' 'We are truly appreciative of the staff for all your hard work in keeping things running.'

09/01/21

Retweetd From CARLA

I would like to praise ( ) for their fantastic leadership & teaching as well as the outstanding home learning provision during this pandemic. Very grateful to the school for their hard work in almost impossible conditions - THANK YOU!

08/01/21

A huge well done to our students! Your teachers are so proud of you. Your level of engagement in your lessons and the quality of your work is simply fabulous! To our parent body - your messages of support, thanks and kindness are very much appreciated! What an academy family!

17/12/20

And last but by no means least, a donation of another three crates of food to the Clapham food bank. Thank you parents, students and staff! https://t.co/9VaPXT1UdI

17/12/20

Lots of yoga and PE too! https://t.co/zmTRePijy1

17/12/20

Then we moved onto baking, gingerbread decorating, bauble, bath bomb and comfort box making (to name but a few activities!) https://t.co/LeqRm0gE6T

17/12/20

What an innovation day we had yesterday! Started on a grand scale with Callum Hudson-Odoi visiting and awarding prizes to the winners of our Christmas card competition! Delighted to meet you, Callum! https://t.co/GqMvqNrrFE

15/12/20

Stained glass cookies today! Yum! https://t.co/YsajoJdhlN

09/12/20

Great flapjack baking today! https://t.co/48EC5pNbkT

01/12/20

Very proud to share our top three Christmas card design entries. So many entries! So much incredible talent! https://t.co/JbZV6JCQSA

07/10/20

Delighted to share our introduction to the academy ahead of our virtual open evening this evening: https://t.co/c5jNk6Ka5s

17/09/20

Our students are loving all their enrichment opportunities! Today alone there was keyboard club, table tennis, football, debating and cookery club! Bake-off worthy apple crumbles! https://t.co/PpIxbn7CTZ

17/09/20

Retweetd From South London Press

New school opens doors in Clapham https://t.co/yc0iefa36k

14/09/20

Day 3 and enrichment is up and running! https://t.co/CrDZufqFuL

11/09/20

Two fabulous days of induction and work on The Clapham Commitment! Well done to staff and students alike! https://t.co/YitJOeT62I

10/09/20

Fabulous first day with our students today! So great to see them all!

18/08/20

Closer and closer and closer https://t.co/GQVfW1xf3K

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A day in the life

Have you ever wondered what an average day at Harris Academy Clapham might look like?

The Academy gates open every morning at 7.45 and there will be a member of staff on duty to welcome you.

At 8am the canteen will start serving breakfast and the library will open, if you want to pick up a new book to read or do some reading before the day starts. You can also use this time to play outside if you want to.

At 8.25 the first bell will go and we will all line up in our tutor groups. By the time the next bell goes at 8.30 we are all already lined up in silence and paying attention to the instructions or messages.

If it is a Monday, you will go straight to the main hall for our weekly assembly. All the other days you will go with your tutor to your tutor room to do the tutor activities for that day. This could include reading, discussing a world event or the key topic of the week.

At 8.50 you will move to your first lesson of the day. All of your lessons last 50 minutes but sometimes (for example in PE and DT) you will have double lessons.

You will have two lessons before break at 10.30. Break lasts 20 minutes and you can use this time to catch up with your friends, get something to eat, visit the library or play outside. Before school, break and lunch you are only allowed in the library, the canteen or outside. Eating is only allowed in the canteen and outside. You are very welcome to bring your own packed lunch to eat at break or lunchtime. Remember that we do not want to see you munching on big bags of crisp, sweets or cookies. They really are not good for your body or your brain. And we definitely do not want to see you drinking any energy drinks! Our academy will also be entirely nut free, so plan your packed lunch carefully!

After break you have another two lessons before we have lunch at 12.30. Lunch lasts for 40 minutes and, as with break, you can get something to eat, visit the library or play outside.

After lunch you have another two lessons before the end of the academy day at 2.50 before enrichment starts!