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13/11/19

As part of tutor programme today, students will be looking at . https://t.co/W8f4tnxQRb

13/11/19

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Come and join us for our Sixth Form Open Evening - 21 November 2019 https://t.co/y2TvlbvR3x

11/11/19

At 11.11am today, HGABR will be observing a 2 minute silence. https://t.co/V59EjC99xt

07/11/19

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Trainee puzzled when learning about error detection / data transfer using puzzles! This is what our scientists are doing this afternoon with ! https://t.co/AQHCEG0Rdf

07/11/19

Check out this weeks must read book! https://t.co/WqEki5MmzA

07/11/19

HGABR Student Commission is starting back this term. Interested in applying? Write a short paragraph about why you think you would be a good candidate and pass to Ms. Montgomery-Hunter by the 29th November. https://t.co/NFADFRUGyL

07/11/19

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8️⃣ top tips for getting the most out of university and college open days, from student blogger Katie! https://t.co/qYIzKuTHWJ

07/11/19

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There's an absolute of in the dept. Our are loving their focused training day! https://t.co/q7Jp2k5TKv

07/11/19

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Our are looking at badminton this morning at subject training day held . They are so immersed in the game that they missed their morning break! https://t.co/7FZ9264vIR

07/11/19

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Our scientists are practising the first GCSE praticals of the year. Many thanks to for hosting our practical subjects’ trainees! https://t.co/KSLbWPruGY

04/11/19

Join us for our Sixth Form Open Evening on 21st November 2019! https://t.co/yChZyFRPSp

23/10/19

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And we have landed!!

23/10/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

What an amazing China trip. 31 students from and have landed in Vienna after 7 full days in Shanghai and Xi’an, China!! Terracotta warriors were amazing!! https://t.co/yiEfHxbpW9

23/10/19

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Group 2 is due to arrive at and between 3.30 and 4pm

23/10/19

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Group 2 have landed! We’re off to Naples city, Naples underground and Herculaneum today 🤗🚌✈️#HFNaples https://t.co/nwt7ch09Iv

23/10/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Geography

Group 2 toured the stunning Amalfi coast yesterday 😍 We finished off the day with a talent show, a geography quiz and student awards! https://t.co/QqLRJC8R88

23/10/19

Fact of the day: Margaret Busby is a Ghanaian-born publisher, editor, writer and broadcaster. She became Britain’s youngest and first black women book publisher.

22/10/19

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Group 2 had a great time making (and tasting!) ice cream last night🍦#HFNaples https://t.co/3z96XVGY5G

22/10/19

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Group 2 visited Pompeii yesterday. The pictures just don’t do it justice! we’re off to the Amalfi coast today 🚌 https://t.co/VQNq4Q0MBh

21/10/19

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Some more pictures from our visit to Vesuvius this morning 🌋 https://t.co/ao3DxJHeLe

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Posted on March 12th 2018

Book Review - The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins.

 

These stories take place in this dystopian world where a protagonist (Katniss Evergreen), takes her sisters place in the ‘Hunger Games’, on the day of reaping.

The day of reaping is the on which ‘tributes’ are chosen from each district to partake in the hunger games, where there is only one surviving victor. When Katniss departs to The Capital for the beginning of the games, she leaves behind her sister (Prim), mother, her best friend (Gale) and Madge Undersee, who gave her the mockingjay pin, which would soon become her symbol.

Suzanne Collins uses the theme of the mockingjay as a reoccurring motif throught the trilogy. Collins also uses symbolism through the mockingjay. Due to the actions of Katniss and Peeta (the other tribute from district 12), attempting suicide in the Hunger Games arena, the other districts perceive this as an act of defiance against The Capital. This sparks uprisings throughout the districts and the citizens believe that Katniss will spearhead the movement in the fight for justice. While Katniss is leading this uprising, the mockingjay becomes the symbol which encompasses the reason for the rebellion and justice.

I thoroughly enjoyed this trilogy and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for an immensely pulse-raising series. Suzanne Collins has craftily written a masterpiece that will keep you awake until you have completed the series.

By Tayeeba – Year 9