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21/09/18

Thank you to for this lovely gift https://t.co/8WTfu4GrMB

21/09/18

Students continue to explore what it is to create an effective revision card during tutor time. Link these to the assessment windows for your year group, to best plan your time! https://t.co/sKwRGq3sv8

21/09/18

Interested in music lessons? Please see Mr Golding for the application letter. https://t.co/ARCLli5DhB

21/09/18

We are hosting a Macmillan Coffee morning on Friday 28th September, 9-11am. Please join us. https://t.co/LFN10wCfxo

20/09/18

Students who have signed up to Camps Cambodia - please note that a meeting is being held between 4-5pm in MFL, on Thursday 4th October. https://t.co/3fVl1zEIV9

20/09/18

Camps Cambodia 2020 launch: 27 September 2018, 6-7pm https://t.co/WyMVeWHJmz

19/09/18

Our girls on the residential trip https://t.co/hSAd1UBYlD

19/09/18

Try our numeracy challenges for this weeks tutor time. https://t.co/GonQ4vyCs3

19/09/18

Countdown this week is to reach 116, using 75 4 100 6 25 9. How close can you get? Send your answers in. https://t.co/QKZQrSEOG6

19/09/18

We are hosting a Macmillan Coffee morning on Friday 28th September, 9-11am. Please join us. https://t.co/gikZTznwah

18/09/18

Or follow your local Youth Council today https://t.co/MkwNsjikuL https://t.co/jgJFOVU0fw

18/09/18

Join and follow the UK Youth Parliament https://t.co/z9shJLIQVC

18/09/18

Have your vote before 10th October 2018, so that your UK Youth Parliament can campaign on your topics, this November. https://t.co/mJ9KxBS5qQ

18/09/18

Follow this link to the voting site and now: https://t.co/f7TTkqSgfW https://t.co/qspfG58fNF

18/09/18

Students are invited to ballot what they would like the UK Youth Parliament to campaign for, on their behalf, for the coming year. https://t.co/1n2qIAuuQX

18/09/18

Retweetd From Tomorrow's Engineers

This is the first photograph taken by a spacecraft to show the whole of the moon and the whole of the Earth together in the same shot. It was taken in 1977. It was taken by by the NASA probe Voyager 1 at a distance of 7.25 million miles from E… https://t.co/FuqtOw2qB2 https://t.co/YhmJ7WvOcA

18/09/18

HGABR are expanding their enrichment offer! Fancy learning martial arts or expanding what you already know? Classes are on Wednesday after school. Calling out to our Y7 students - there is still time to sign up to our Dramabuds group. https://t.co/KLmn7nbDDs

18/09/18

This weeks maths challenge: Jim rolled some dice and was surprised that the sum of the scores on the dice was equal to the product of the scores on the dice. One of the dice showed a score of 2, one showed 3 & one showed 5. The rest showed a score of 1. How many dice did he roll?

18/09/18

Watch this BBC video on ways to manages stress. https://t.co/9EMTU2ntkh

18/09/18

Reflections this week is about stress. Have you ever been stressed? Students will explore the physical and mental symptoms, as well as looking at ways to manage stress. https://t.co/zpasniiiGK

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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

 

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

 

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

 

Diary of a Wimpey Kid

Jeff Kinney

 

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Anne Tyler

 

Dr Zhivago

Boris Pasternak

 

Dracula

Bram Stoker

 

Fantastic Mr Fox

Roald Dahl

 

Frankenstein

Mary Shlley

 

Gullivers Travels

Jonathan Swift

 

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

 

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

 

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