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08/07/20

Congratulations to Nell from Year 13, who has been awarded the prestigious gold award from the Kirwin-Davies Foundation to support her midwifery studies at university.

07/07/20

This weeks must read. https://t.co/cB6ubFFcIs

01/07/20

For those that missed this, check out last weeks must read. Keep on reading and don’t forget you can submit book reviews to Mrs Woolcott. https://t.co/B0XgkLIFpU https://t.co/GUqd4Lzo1t

30/06/20

Harris Girls' Academy Bromley is a SUPER SCHOOL! Our students have answered over half a million questions this academic year, have spent at least 20 hours each completing tasks and watched a total of over months of videos. Well Done! https://t.co/xx03L9NFT6

29/06/20

Students have continued to work hard on over the week. We are also 3rd out of 1732 similar schools for completion of Memri questions, great work in preparation for this week's assessments, keep it up! https://t.co/LIJk2bnRzI

25/06/20

Retweetd From Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

🎧 New podcast alert! The team is chatting with geography teacher, Charity Mhlanga (, ), recipient of this year's OS award ,about why she loves the subject and recognising excellence in geography education: https://t.co/eML9RdRFid https://t.co/6uj34c3qNG

24/06/20

Retweetd From Steve Brace

Each year with awards 2 teachers with 'excellence awards'. https://t.co/FwYYMf9LXc In 2020 it was Emma Metcalfe & Charity Mhlanga & podcast with Charity below Charity Mhlanga https://t.co/y9cW0kpbtA

23/06/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation Geography

Listen to this podcast by Charity Mhlanga from , winner of the award for excellence in geography education - such a passionate advocate for geography and teaching! Congratulations to Charity on her outstanding achievement! https://t.co/eQmUBJ87Nm

23/06/20

Retweetd From RGS-IBG Schools

Our latest podcast with Charity Mhlanga, winner of the OS award 2020, has just been released 🎧 make sure you tune in on iTunes or via our website https://t.co/4Yjbkprj9k

23/06/20

Retweetd From Harris Orpington

Check out the 10 minute video I made about Mindful Breathing: https://t.co/J7F8iif5qe https://t.co/wF2LNsJi0O

23/06/20

Open to all students, just send your work to your English teacher. For more info, visit: https://t.co/8J7a5s3OP9

23/06/20

‘As we emerge from lockdown, the power of words to give voice and agency to our stories couldn’t be more pertinent’. The English dept are asking our students to create their own story to submit to them by 24/06/2020.

22/06/20

Keep on reading with our double book suggestion for this week. https://t.co/jXLR3fytYs

22/06/20

Students are continuing to work hard on Hegarty Maths. Special mention to 7Y1 who have topped the leaderboard as a result of some excellent work on Memri; automatically generated revision questions. Purity has answered 404 memri questions this week, well done 👏🏻 https://t.co/BrS85gOxNB

22/06/20

For families celebrating Windrush Day, there is a Lambeth sing along at 10:27am today; the exact time that the first ship arrived. See the following link for more details. https://t.co/afpUs5Hd9d https://t.co/THwMTfWih2

18/06/20

Check out Miss Dent’s (speedy) stretching video. Now more than ever, we need to stay active and stretch to keep our muscles strong and flexible and to get out some energy. The daily moment to stretch when nothing else matters! https://t.co/m2kW4MihLx

17/06/20

A new book recommendation for the new week https://t.co/ww4hRSsPdY

11/06/20

Keep on reading everyone! https://t.co/okQyhqPcnf

11/06/20

From a second home to a school bag. Here are some more thoughts from our students. https://t.co/LLwDKsiEIT

11/06/20

Maybe French is your favourite subject? https://t.co/6uWZ9Mh5RX

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Student Welfare

The Academy has a range of policies and procedures in place that ensure the welfare of all of our students. Several of these policies set out expectations about good behaviour, ensuring that everyone feels safe and can learn.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the welfare of your own daughter, please contact your daughters' Faculty Director. The four faculties are blue, green, red and yellow.

Contact – Blue - Mr Wood; Yellow - Mr Haidar; Green - Miss Shiyani; Red - Mrs Boothe; 6 Form - Mrs Barling.
Email: info@harrisbromley.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8778 5917

Excellent attendance is the expectation at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley. The expectation is that students attend every day unless they are unwell, in which case parents or carers are expected to contact the Academy before 8am on each morning of absence.

To report an absence at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley:

Contact –
Email: info@harrisbromley.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8778 5917


Kooth.com - online support for young people

We would like to remind you of the availability of Kooth.com.

Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people.  

Kooth offers young people the opportunity to have a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside counselling hours’ young people can message our team and get support by the next day.

When students register with Kooth they will have support available to them now and in the future. Support can be gained not only through counselling but articles, forums and discussion boards.  All content is age appropriate, clinically approved and fully moderated. 

To find out more visit www.Kooth.com, where young people can register and others can find out more about the service. 


Coping with COVID-19 

Support and advice for Young People - Quick Guide

Anna Freud Centre – On My Mind - aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health  https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/

BBC website – OWN IT -  to support C&YP online

https://www.bbc.com/ownit/about-us/what-is-own-it

CAMHS - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

http://www.nhs.uk/Services/

http://www.camhsready.org/#/home  - getting ready for your appointment

Epic Friends - this site is all about CYP helping friends who might be struggling to cope emotionally https://epicfriends.co.uk/

Give Us A Shout - Crisis Text Line https://www.giveusashout.org/

Headscape has been designed for young people, by other young people in Greenwich and Bexley, to give them a trusted website to use for information, to check how they feel and even take a test to find out if they need help with their emotions. It is a 'one stop' source of self-help about a range of mental health issues and conditions for young people to browse at leisure. http://oxleas.nhs.uk/advice-and-guidance/children-and-young-peoples-services/headscape/

Kooth – online support   https://www.kooth.com/

Mind Ed is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. https://www.minded.org.uk/

Mindkit - Resilience, Mindful Living and Wellbeing advice and support for 14-25 year olds delivered by MIND http://mindkit.org.uk/

NHS apps for Mental Health http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/mental-health-apps.aspx

NHS audio guides http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/moodzone-mental-wellbeing-audio-guides.aspx

NHS Go Health information and advice for young people in London http://www.nhsgo.uk/

NHS tools for CYP http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/young-people-and-mental-health-videowall.aspx

No Panic Youth Hub – help with anxiety https://www.nopanic.org.uk/no-panic-youth-hub/

The Mix – Get Connected -  support for under 25s  http://www.themix.org.uk/mental-health

Young Minds Crisis Messenger - 24 hour text messaging support line

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/youngminds-crisis-messenger/

 

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