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01/12/21

Which staff member is being given an award at 1830 this evening by a member of Royalty?! Click on the link to find out! https://t.co/Lgjdfm2BRu

01/12/21

We welcomed and to the academy yesterday for our Year 8 Safety First day. A fascinating day with some fantastic sessions and great interaction from our girls. https://t.co/qpVNKI7LiL

01/12/21

Poppy Appeal - Thanks received from Royal British Legion https://t.co/GScXDiwytU

25/11/21

Encourage your child's voice to be shared...calling all budding authors! https://t.co/i4sBLEZAsz

25/11/21

RAD Contemporary Dance company in rehearsal - looking forward to seeing the actual performance as this is fantastic! https://t.co/gcT57yqPbs

23/11/21

HGABR Readathon – Read for Good! Help your child’s literacy by encouraging participation in our sponsored read; to help with providing mobile libraries and storytellers to sick children in hospital. It’s a win, win! https://t.co/503Nf8TEsL

22/11/21

A work experience programme will allow students to network with colleagues and learn first-hand about the role and career routes within the company. These degree schemes see students attending university, gain a degree with either full or partial funding.

22/11/21

Year 12 and 13 attended a session PWC's Pathway to Flying Start scheme which offers an insight into degree apprenticeship and school leaver opportunities. Participants are invited to join Pwc's work experience programme for students interested in either accountancy or technology. https://t.co/AZYgROUm2c

22/11/21

Our Year 12 Health and Social Students loved hearing about the amazing work of the Charity when Michelle joined us for our lesson on Friday. Students reflecting on the many roles in the H&SC sector and how they can get involved in the charity!

16/11/21

Who's getting a Christmas feeling?! https://t.co/2WYLa3c7mH

11/11/21

Retweetd From Harris Haling Park

Remembrance Day: To commemorate Remembrance Day and remember the fallen soldiers throughout history and all present conflicts, each class created a poppy and as a school we gathered together in an assembly for a two-minute silence. https://t.co/gX1cu1ahst

04/11/21

Ellie shared that when she first considered becoming a Barrister, she told her dad she was not sure if it was for people like her and from her background. He responded, "If you won't do it, how will that ever change?" An Inspiring message for our students. https://t.co/nqeZNrUSYW

04/11/21

Our local MP, Ellie Reeves, visited HGABR today and spoke to students about her path into Law, Politics and her experience as a woman. https://t.co/mL6adMgPrs

04/11/21

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

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04/11/21

Retweetd From HPA Kent House

Happy Diwali to those celebrating today 🕯️ Follow the link to find out more about this Hindu festival and why it is celebrated https://t.co/tIsQDJEhRY https://t.co/0tqlAyVQqL

02/11/21

Our former student Rachel Reeves Reeves faced a 'grilling' from HGABR sixth formers which was referenced in an Evening Standard article!

02/11/21

Rachel Reeves: ‘Speeches won’t change lives, Labour needs to win elections’ https://t.co/7W514uRGXX

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Homework - Directed Learning Programme

This page has more information about homework and how to access Satchel One (Show My Homework), a homework platform for students.

RATIONALE

Homework is an integral part of learning at HGABR. Research shows that high quality homework has a positive impact on pupil progress.  The impact of homework, on average, is up to five months additional progress (EEF).

At HGABR we believe that homework plays a key role in developing commitment, resilience, and optimism in our students. Homework enhances pupil learning, accelerates achievement and develops independent learning skills, which are vital to their success in life.


AIMS

  • Meet the needs and aspirations of all students;
  • Stretch and challenge students to develop their personal potential;
  • Prepare the students for the challenges of working independently and without the close supervision of the class teacher.

OBJECTIVES

  • Ensure that all students have the opportunity to practice and consolidate skills, conduct in-depth inquiry, prepare for lessons or revise for assessments.
  • Ensure that all students have the opportunity to engage in learning that extends and develops what they have learnt in the classroom;
  • Ensure that the teacher is able to assess what a student is able to produce without close supervision.

TIMINGS

  • Years 7, 8 and 9 will receive no more than 45 minutes per week per subject;
  • Years 10 and 11 will receive no more than 1 hour per week per subject;
  • Sixth form students should be completing up to 15 hours per week.

How to access Show My Homework (Satchel One)

We use Show My Homework (now called Satchel One) as a homework platform for our students. This will allow students to track their homework virtually through the website and via a mobile app.

All parent/guardians will be issued with an account. Your parent account will allow you to view the full details of your child’s upcoming, completed and overdue homework tasks allowing you to provide the necessary support for your child.

Click HERE to access Satchel One.

In order to get set up, students and parent/guardians have been issued a unique PIN. Students have been given a letter in tutor time with these PINs and set up instructions. If you have not received this PIN please get in touch with your child’s form tutor.

Parent set up instructions

  • Go to satchelone.com/login or open our Satchel One mobile app
  • Click on the Parent tab and select 'I don’t have an account yet'
  • Search for Harris Girls' Academy Bromley
  • Enter your email address and the code provided
  • Follow the on screen instructions

After logging in for the first time, you will be asked to provide an email address and password that can be used as your login for Satchel One from then on. These details will also work on the Satchel One mobile App. 

If you already have an account, go to the Edit Profile section of your account and enter this code into the box to link your existing account to this student

Student log in guidance

  • Click HERE to read about about logging in for the first time.
  • NOTE: We use a PIN sign in not 'single sign in'

Student user guidance

Parental guidance

Parents can view their child's PIN and help them recover their account. Open the Satchel One app on your phone or tablet and from the Menu go to Settings > Student management. You will be able to see the student PIN which they can use to reset their details.