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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

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Bromley 100

“Read at every wait; read at all hours; read within  leisure; read in times of labour; read as one goes in; read as one goest out. The task of the educated mind is simply put: read to lead.”   Marcus Tullius Cicero 

We are proud to announce the launch of ‘The Bromley 100’. The Bromley 100 comprises of 100 books that the staff, students and parents believed to be classic books that students should aim to read during their time at the Academy. Students taking up the challenge will gain hugely from the experience, whether it is reading for pure pleasure or to broaden their knowledge and literary horizons.  We would also encourage parents and carers to take up the challenge and read a selection or all of the books and then discuss them with their daughters (or son's in Sixth Form). The staff at the academy will also be embarking on this literary journey and discussing their views on the books with your daughters.

The library has copies of all the books, so that students can continue on with the literary experience. We would welcome any additional copies that you may wish to contribute to the library or a donation so that the library may purchase additional copies.

A copy of the Bromley 100 list can be found below. Please let us know via the info@harrisbromley.org.uk account if there is any way you would like to support with the Bromley 100, whether you would like to share your views on a book on the list or donate a book to the library.

Donations can be made via our Parent Pay system by selecting ‘Bromley 100’. If you do not currently have parent pay login details please contact the finance department to organise. If you are donating a physical copy of the book please ask your daughter to hand it to reception. I would also like to say a big thank you to all parents who have already generously donated to the Bromley 100 on behalf of the students and staff of Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley.

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Book

Author

'Must Read' book of the week

A Bend in the River

VS Naipaul

 

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

10th December 2018

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

7th January 2019

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

 

Any Human Heart

William Boyd

 

Atonement

Ian McEwan

 

Beloved

Toni Morrison

 

Between Shades of Grey

Ruta Sepetys

 

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley

 

Catch 22

Joseph Heller

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl

 

Charlottes Web

E.B. White

 

Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 

Bleak House

Charles Dickens

21st January 2019

Diary of a Wimpey Kid

Jeff Kinney

 

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Anne Tyler

 

Dr Zhivago

Boris Pasternak

 

Dracula

Bram Stoker

15th October 2018

Fantastic Mr Fox

Roald Dahl

 

Frankenstein

Mary Shlley

 

Gullivers Travels

Jonathan Swift

4th February 2019

Harry Potter Series

JK Rowling

 

Hidden Figures

Margot Lee Sheterley

 

I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

 

I Corriander

Sally Gardner

 

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte

 

Les Miserables

Victor Hugo

 

Lily Alone

Jaqueline Wilson

 

Madame Bovary

Gustave Flaubert

 

Me before you

Jojo Moyes

 

Middlemarch

George Eliot

 

Midnight's Children

Salman Rushdie

 

Moby Dick

Herman Melville

 

Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf

 

Nausea

Jean-Paul Sartre

 

Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell

 

His Dark Materials Trilogy

Philip Pullman

 

Noughts and Crosses

Malorie Blackman

 

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

 

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

 

On the Road

Jack Kerouac

 

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

Pigeon English

Stephen Kelman

 

Poems of the Great War: 1914-1918

 

 

Pride and Prejudice

 Jane Austin

 

Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier

 

Refugee boy

Benjamin Zephaniah

12th November 2018

Salt to the sea

Ruta Sepetys

 

Scoop

Evelyn Waugh

 

Series of unfortunate events

Daniel Handler

 

Small Island

Andrea Levy

10th September 2018

Suite Francaise

Irene Neirovsky

 

Swallows and Amazons

Arthur Ransome

 

Terror Kid

Benjamin Zephaniah

 

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy

 

The 39 Steps

John Buchan

 

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

 

The Alchemist

Paul Coelho

 

The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler

 

The Book Thief 

Marcus Zusak

17th September 2018

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

John Boyne

 

The Catcher in the Rye

J D Salinger

 

The Colour Purple

Alice Walker

 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

Mark Haddon

 

The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank

 

The Golden Notebook

Dorris Lessing

 

Brighton Rock

Graham Greene

 

The Great Gatsby

F Scott Fitzgerald

 

The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood

 

The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams

 

The Hobbit

 J.R.R Tolkien

 

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

 

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins

 

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick

 

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

 

The Life of Pi

Yann Martel

 

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C S Lewis

 

The Lord of the Rings

J R R Tolkein

 

The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins

 

The Name of the Rose

Umberto Eco

 

The other Boleyn girl

 Philippa Gregory

 

The Perks of Being a Wallflower 

Stephen Chbosky

 

The Portrait of a Lady

Henry James

 

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark

 

The Red and Black

Stendhal

 

One Day

David Nicholls

 

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

The Stranger

Albert Camus

 

The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas

 

The Tin Drum

Gunter Grass

 

The Twits

Roald Dahl

 

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

John le Carre

 

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

 

Tom Jones

Henry Fielding

 

Tracey Beaker

Jaqueline Wilson

 

Under the Net

Iris Murdoch

 

Utterly me - Clarice Bean

Clarice Bean

 

War Horse

Michael Morpurgo

 

Wonderful Life: Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

Stephen J Gould

 

Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte

1st October 2018

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