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21/05/19

Out latest countdown numbers challenge is out, along with some other challenges for students to try. Can you complete them all? https://t.co/KI7YjD6sti

21/05/19

This weeks reflection programme is about mental health. Students will look at statistics & attitudes towards mental health & consider not only their own, but others understanding on this topic, & how they can change this attitude for the positive https://t.co/m2Zve0nH0J https://t.co/sDtvPpcigV

18/05/19

Everyone safely home. Some tired, lost legs this evening but you did it. Very proud of all the girls who completed their Bronze practice this weekend! https://t.co/b8KSCoDyTw

18/05/19

Final two teams delayed on return due to a walk round a forest and a hidden path through this. Will contact once we know arrival time to school. https://t.co/3Z35OYkKDS

18/05/19

Team 1 in the distance, team 4 just behind and some animal friends. Lovely day for a https://t.co/aJ31pNo1Qe

18/05/19

We are off for day 2, map reading skills being put to the test today. Hope those that woke up at 5am don't have tired eyes! https://t.co/Z7MyV45BC2

17/05/19

They haven't turned round for the picture, they have decided walking down backwards is easier! https://t.co/kH2tENmhO1

17/05/19

Q. from Jalila to - We all hope to enter the world as informed and engaged in society as we can. What 3 top tips would you give us to achieve this? 1. Work hard 2. Don't let artifical barriers stop you 3. Engage and be passionate in the world around you https://t.co/Vc9cXPgKcE

17/05/19

General Q&A about engaging young people into politics https://t.co/WW3dFahxnN

17/05/19

Our Bronze award students are off for their expedition https://t.co/Grh0Mimv54

17/05/19

Many thanks to for coming in and talking with our Y10 Citezenship students https://t.co/IkC3c8n1K3

16/05/19

Quote of week: "I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.' By Michael Jordan

15/05/19

Retweetd From Schools Plus Ltd

If you've ever considered hiring the facilities at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, then please take a look at this Virtual Tour showing what Schools Plus have available to book onsite - https://t.co/A9cUTTCpSf

15/05/19

Countdown numbers game total this week is a grand 140. You can use 2 75 50 8 3 6. Is there more than one solution though? Our weekly math's puzzle (collect from Voc boards) and challenges are also live, so try your hand at some of these. https://t.co/WjzpgZ1W12

15/05/19

Our tutor programme topic for discussion this week, links to our recycled greenhouse project. This week, students will be discussing the consumption and global sales on single use plastic bottles, cans and cartons, and the impact of the waste this generates. https://t.co/FqHGYY46ya

15/05/19

This weeks Must Read Book is a haunting yet powerful novel on the Second World War; Between the shades, by Ruta Sepetys https://t.co/PxivLTbD7H

15/05/19

Word of the week is curator. What do you think the word 'curtator' means and how can you use it in a sentence. https://t.co/QE6gYjGQKX

10/05/19

Summer Half Term - 27 May to 31 May inclusive. Please note that the school will break up at the normal time of 2.50pm on Friday 24 May. For more calendar reminders, visit our website: https://t.co/7xVRzjVLaZ https://t.co/jHGNZi9scB

10/05/19

Quote of the week: "Success is never final and failure never fatal. It's courage that counts." By George Tilton

09/05/19

Retweetd From Science at HGABR

We are trying to build up our allotment with a plastic bottle greenhouse. How can you help? We need students to collect there plastic drinks bottles (no squashed or crushed ones sorry), and drop them into the prep room or the bins labelled Greenhouse, in the main hall. https://t.co/2cY2BzYkT5

Harris Academies
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Governing Body

Mrs Rosalyn Wilton
Chair of Governors

Ros has been Chair of Governors ay Harris Girls' Academy Bromley since it opened in 2011. She is also Vice Chair of the Harris Federation Board.

In a career spanning four decades, Ros has held a number of high profile positions in the City, particularly within the finance and technology sectors.

As a Director of the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE), she was the first woman to serve on the board of any Exchange in the UK or Europe. She was also the first woman to be appointed to the Reuters Executive Committee, making her the most senior woman in the Reuters Group at that time.

Ros read Mathematics at the University of London. In 2016, she was appointed to the University of London’s Board of Trustees.

She is a familiar figure to our students and staff, regularly giving talks and also overseeing Mathematics at the academy as part of the governing body’s commitment to each support a different subject department.



Ms Marsha Berg, MSc
Sponsor Governor

Marsha has a degree in English from University College London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business from Birkbeck, University of London.

A Beckenham local, she works in property management and is Director of a university and school Yearbook company. She has been a governor at our academy since 2011.


Mr James Stagg
Sponsor Governor

As MFL Consultant with the Harris Federation, James leads on raising attainment and the profile of languages across the Federation, as well as coordinating the Mandarin-specific aspects of the Harris School Direct programme.

James has worked for the Harris Federation for 3 years. He began studying Mandarin at the University of Central Lancashire in 2009. As an undergraduate, James studied Business Management and Chinese, studying in a University in Beijing and doing an internship with a company in China. James began his teaching role at Harris Academy South Norwood as Teacher of Mandarin, progressing on to Subject Leader of Mandarin and then onto Mandarin Consultant for the Federation in September 2016. James has experience of teaching to Secondary and primary students through his role. James’ key interests lie in mentoring new teachers and in encouraging new schools to begin teaching Mandarin as part of their curriculum. Most recently, James achieved his masters in education and is currently studying towards the NOQSL for senior school leadership. 



Mr Ashleigh Ainsley
Sponsor Governor

Ashleigh is a strategist with experience in technology and retail.

As a co-founder of Colourintech, he is actively involved in opening access to tech companies for talented young people from diverse backgrounds.

Ashleigh graduated in 2014 with a degree in Geography from the University of Oxford


Ms Ellen Eager
Sponsor Governor

Ellen has a degree in Economics from Newcastle University and is a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant. She joined our governing body in 2018.

Ellen has spent her career working in financial investigation, management accountancy and more recently retail banking regulation. Ellen grew up in Liverpool and has lived in London for 14 years. She is currently taking a career break to raise her two young girls in Beckenham. 


Ms Jan Tomlinson
Sponsor Governor

A senior manager with 40 years’ experience in the Public and Charity sectors, Jan has considerable experience of running successful organisations at a senior level. With a degree in Science/Statistics and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), during the last ten years she has set up three social enterprise businesses to provide training and paid work for young people not in education, training or employment, helping them to fulfil their potential and make a successful transition from school.

Jan has lived in the Forest Hill area for over thirty years and currently acts as a director or company secretary for a number of local commercial and charitable organisations.


Mr Richard Maurice
Sponsor Governor

Richard has worked within the Harris Federation for the past ten years, initially as a teacher of geography at Harris Academy South Norwood, then as Head of Geography at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace, before taking on his current role as Lead Geography Consultant for the Federation.

Richard graduated from the University of Exeter in 2007 with 1st class degree in Geography and has recently completed a part-time Masters at UCL’s Institute of Education. Richard’s particular interests are in curriculum development and the training of beginner teachers. As well as his work with the Harris Federation, Richard sits on a number of boards including the Geographical Association’s Initial Teacher Education Special Interest Group and the Royal Geographical Society’s scholarship fund for trainee teachers.

 


We will be adding to this page with the biographies of our Governors, so please watch this space!

Click here to view further information relating to our Governors and the areas they oversee within the Academy.