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13/12/17

Staff and students on route to central London to deliver coats, hats, scarves, gloves and jumpers to the homeless living on the streets https://t.co/l8vhvfH6B2

13/12/17

Join us tomorrow! https://t.co/0YilowsOuK

13/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Experience

Our Year 12 sessions with this term have been fantastic, and we're looking forward to continuing them in the new year! https://t.co/wjjLATXVLG

13/12/17

Quote of the week. "Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen the crime and reform the criminal." Elizabeth Fry

12/12/17

A Fantastic response to this year’s food bank. Over 1700 items donated - thank you to all staff, parents and students for their amazing generosity and support! https://t.co/lMpcGHcHAf

12/12/17

2/2 Do you know what data protection means? https://t.co/4vAxJ2EHYX

12/12/17

Reflections this week focuses on the term 'data is the new oil' and what it means to our students. 1/2 https://t.co/d9q3BU8ZHH

12/12/17

Retweetd From UCAS advisers

Make sure your students don’t miss out on key information – sign up to share our 15 January countdown alert https://t.co/0yqgwlgHie

12/12/17

Retweetd From UCAS Online

From advice on filling in your application, to info about uni life – our video wall has it covered! https://t.co/dNq6sJlZQd https://t.co/UH96JIkKd4

12/12/17

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PARENTS: Check out this short video about how you can support your child at an open day https://t.co/WRQ66iLYyP

12/12/17

Try our other math's challenges for this week. https://t.co/x8fMk7z1rK

11/12/17

Have you downloaded our School News App yet? Find out about downloading and using the App here: https://t.co/Yb0MDs9Zdo

11/12/17

Countdown this week is to reach 458, using: 8 7 8 7 3 10 Good luck! https://t.co/my5BKvrXti

11/12/17

Word of the week is oblivious. Don't forget to use the word of the week during your lessons and work to be in for a chance to win the prize! https://t.co/FxeSlKZhBd

11/12/17

.SaveTheDate: End of term is 20 December and students will break up from 12.40pm. https://t.co/N2qbgmKqqV

11/12/17

See what the academy has been up to by looking at our Latest News area. https://t.co/mxjYdi9qa9 https://t.co/0RTAL4QNps

11/12/17

Reminder - HGABR's Annual Carol Service, this Thursday (14th December) at Holy Trinity Church, Lennard Road from 18:00. All welcome.

11/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Experience

Looking back on our visit to with our Year 10 students last week - a fantastic time had by all! https://t.co/rcGKOogeXv

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Year 7 Catch Up Fund

Literacy catch up

Catch up funding is used to reduce the size of English classes, create an additional ‘literacy’ lessons each week for Year 7 and Year 8, buy in additional Speech and Language Therapy sessions and provide additional literacy sessions with a specialist HLTA. Lucid testing and GL assessments are in place to ensure that students receiving support make progress. We are provide specialist literacy support for girls who arrive with a reading age below 7yrs and/or KS2 below 4. We have targeted reading intervention for any student who has a reading age below 7 and will be targeting a small group through the introduction of the online reading programme LEXIA. 

We have a dedicated English specialist who provides mentoring and subject specialist intervention for all girls who arrive in the Academy with Reading, Writing and Speaking score of below 4.

Numeracy catch up.

For all girls, there is dedicated individual tutorial time and for students who are finding Math's difficult there is dedicated intervention and mentoring. Our strongest Math's teachers, teach the lower sets to ensure that they achieve the best possible support.

There is a numeracy section in the students’ planners, which the students have out in all lessons to help them in all their subjects. During Math’s lessons we ensure our strongest teachers are with the students who need more support with basic numeracy. We have employed a dedicated Math's HLTA’s who provide support in and out of lessons to ensure that all girls who arrive with a KS 2 level below 4 make at least expected progress.

Last year we received £5,616 in catch up funding and we expect a similar figure this year.

 Impact:

 

Average Progress

 

2014-15 Intake
Year 10 current progress

2015-16 Intake
Year 9 current progress

2016-17 Intake
Year 8 current progress

English

1.5

1.4

1.7

Maths

1

1.8

0.8