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25/01/22

Thank you to everyone who helped to support our Read for Good initiative; we raised £142.00! https://t.co/qzdvaZibDK

12/01/22

The latest HGABR Insight newsletter is hot off the press! Click on the link to read about the fantastic abilities and achievements of our students and latest events. https://t.co/835Iiv8Xk0 https://t.co/sjhPoZI2hj

11/01/22

Calling all drummers! Free online percussion ensembles and masterclasses with . See https://t.co/3RvQYPhON5 for dates and times throughout the year. The first one is on Sunday! 🥁🎵

14/12/21

Our Contemporary Dance team practising the finish position for their dance: The Seven Deadly Sins. https://t.co/2jepFsIWqW

14/12/21

Sponsor your daughter to read and help a sick child in hospital access books...it's a win, win! https://t.co/503Nf8TEsL https://t.co/Xm8ccmK33t

06/12/21

Photo's from Dance! https://t.co/veWrrP888e

06/12/21

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🎉 It's the start of the Learning Disability Big Health Week 🎉 There will be lots of information and fun activities to get involved in. Visit https://t.co/FAHejdcUYP to register. https://t.co/lVIbVcSPvR

02/12/21

A fantastic day for the year 11 geography students, collecting data to investigate changes to river systems. https://t.co/0wyjLbIXAS

02/12/21

Our wonderful Geography teacher, Ms Mhlanga, was the recipient of an incredibly prestigious award presented by HRH Princess Anne - Well done Ms Mhlanga! https://t.co/OFY7K9be48

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!

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Duke of Edinburgh's Award

“The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has helped countless young people on their sometimes difficult path to adulthood.” HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG KT

For the past seven decades, the charity has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life. From volunteering to physical activities, life skills to expeditions, achieving a DofE Award is a passport to a brighter future, valued by employers and universities.

The world’s leading youth achievement award, the DofE in the UK is proud to be part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, which drives and supports global growth. 

For more information on what the DofE Award is,click here. To speak to the coordinator, please email Miss G Stringer Teal at  G.StringerTeal@harrisbromley.org.uk  

 

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The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a charity that has been ‘working with young people from all backgrounds for 60 years(DofE).

Here at Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley, we believe that enrichment activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) provide students with a well-rounded education, giving them the confidence and the skills needed, for a successful future. For many years, The DofE Award has been a significant part of the school life, aligning with both our values and ethos.

The award starts at Bronze level, which is offered to students at the beginning of year 9. If students enjoy the award, they can progress to completing their Silver Award in year 10 and their Gold Award in year 12.

At each level of the award, there are four main sections that the participants will need to complete, in order to achieve their full certificate:

  • Volunteering: providing a service to the community.
  • Physical: improving skills within a sport or personal fitness.
  • Skills: developing practical skills such as cooking or learning to play an instrument.
  • Expedition: planning and training for a hike and camping in the countryside.

For the volunteering, physical and skills sections of the award, students will need to choose the two activities they would like to complete for three months in total, and the remaining activity, for six months.

         

The DofE Award is a fantastic opportunity for students to broaden their skills, have fun, make new friends, and discover new talents. It encompasses all four of our school’s CORE values, by teaching students the importance of commitment and encouraging them to be optimistic, resilient and empathise with others, when challenging themselves, pushing their own boundaries and supporting others on their expedition or through their volunteering work .

We encourage all students to partake in the award, highlighting the importance of its link to careers and employability. By participating, students gain ‘soft skills’ such as communication, commitment, leadership and teamwork. These skills provide students with confidence and an edge over other others when applying for apprenticeships, university and their future careers. The award is also recognised as a true mark of achievement and is regarded highly by employers.