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17/11/17

Mind growth set covers mind maps this week. Students will get the opportunity to create their own as part of todays task. https://t.co/FRQkSQRRMG

16/11/17

Please note that the timing of this event has changed to 4.30-7.00pm, per the letter sent home

16/11/17

Please note that the timing of this event is now 5-7pm

16/11/17

Reflections this week is about law - a comparison to those in and outside of the UK. Delving into some world wide cases, brought to us by the media. https://t.co/InoFr3Cqfi

15/11/17

.SaveTheDate: Y11 Parent/Carers Evening - 29 November, 6-7pm https://t.co/F6kV8Lz1tx

15/11/17

Quote of the week: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi

14/11/17

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Not sure which career is right for you? 😨 Try our short, fun buzz quiz! ❓ https://t.co/YAW9xUedSl

14/11/17

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'To learn about life, you need to go outside your comfort zone' is the current topic of consideration for Year 11 Harris Experience students https://t.co/koDAIfpLIX

14/11/17

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10 questions for our students to discuss this afternoon - based on a wide array of current affairs and issues https://t.co/7MyuBnQ3nQ

14/11/17

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Discussion of the themes and ideas from yesterday's news, and an opportunity to reflect on questions they raise https://t.co/LaKwTqfgpj

14/11/17

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Discussing recent news articles - fascinating to hear the variety of opinions on display https://t.co/ghFuCY7Nkx

14/11/17

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Do thoughts exist in our head? Do they exist in any meaningful way at all? Year 11 students discuss with the https://t.co/iZrRQbj76z

14/11/17

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Is the thought of 2 elephants bigger than the thought of 1? How about 1 million elephants? Year 11 students coming to grips with philosophy! https://t.co/7O1t33gJLD

14/11/17

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Inspirational Y9 work today at Girls'. "Ignoramos nuestra verdadera estatura hasta que nos ponemos de pie" - We ignore our true stature until we stand up (Emily Dickinson) https://t.co/m2qzKJvWit

14/11/17

Test your hand at this weeks countdown numbers game and other challenging exercises. https://t.co/4WMKSmyf3i

14/11/17

Word of the week is dross. Don't forget to use this word throughout the week, for your word of the week cards. https://t.co/rmXMOQiQ6B

13/11/17

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A few of the skills exercises from today. https://t.co/WYbUAhumjd

13/11/17

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Our first Thematic Day is all set up - everyone in the department is highly excited! Textiles specialists will learn wood carving, RM specialists will befriend sewing machines... we will keep you posted with makes throughout the day. Yay, DT!

13/11/17

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Wand-making is a late addition to the Thematic Day skills workshop. https://t.co/eABnyHpVyy

13/11/17

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This is attempt 1 and attempt 2, from the same student, to carve a Christmas tree today. https://t.co/k2a5vAuv80

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Posted on August 24th 2017

Harris Girls' Academy Bromley - best ever GCSE results!

Provisional Progress 8 figure for 2017 is +1.09. As this is over twice the threshold of +0.5 set by Ofsted for an outstanding judgement, it means that Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is now one of the very best schools in the country. Many congratulations to all!

HGABR has achieved 80% A*-C or 4 and above grades in English and Maths, compared to 66% last year.

The percentage of students achieving the EBacc (A*-C or 4 and above in the core academic subjects) was 53% this year - up from 39% last year, against a national average of 23% in 2016.

7 girls achieved the new 'super grade' 9 in English with 13 grade 9's between them. 67% of those who sat Latin GCSE achieved an A/A*. 

Some notable individual successes included:

  • Karina Harris achieved 5 A, 1 A*, 9 and an 8 in English and a 7 in Maths;
  • Mhari Brooks achieved 4 A, 1 A* grades and an 8 in English;
  • Nadine Trimmer achieved 4 A* grades, 3 A grades, a 7 in Maths and 8 in English.

David Astin, Principal, said:

This has been a really fantastic year of results especially given the new, more demanding curriculum and grading for English and maths this year. The girls have been highly focussed in preparing for their exams and I am delighted that their hard work has been reflected in our best ever results. I'm so proud of them all today.