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20/11/18

As part of our literacy group reading discussion, students will read about Trump and the recent California fires. https://t.co/9KttamSKEz

20/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

ITS A NIGHT NOT TO BE MISSED! So Excited To Welcome You This Thursday 22 November - Beckenham Campus - (BR3 3SJ) 4.30 - 7.30pm - Bromley Campus - (BR3 1QR) 4.30 - 8.00pm Come & See what's on offer for your education https://t.co/JwDKZYgj8p

19/11/18

Interviews are about presenting yourself in the best way. Practice and consideration of your audience, means you will present better at interview. https://t.co/ZEZKRUhxzR

19/11/18

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Sixth Form will be looking at interview skills as they prepare for UCAS and life after HBR. https://t.co/KGW0K0rv20

19/11/18

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

This week Sixth Form will be looking at the recent Iceland advert and the good and bad media coverage that came along with it. Students will discuss whether they feel companies should use Christmas adverts for political statements. https://t.co/0D6SMGIUGZ

19/11/18

Retweetd From HarrisBromleyY7

Well done to Laila in Y8 for winning last weeks Math's Puzzle. This week: A ball and a bat cost £90 in total. Three balls and two bats cost £210 in total. How much does a bat cost?

19/11/18

This weeks book of the week is 'The Women in White' by Wilkie Collins. A favourite book of Mrs Collins, who said is was like reading a ghost story/mystery/historical fiction novel, all rolled into one. https://t.co/FpdFFpRLKS

19/11/18

Word of the week is penitence. Think of the ways you can use this word, in your work. https://t.co/n2iLSobhr8

18/11/18

Join us this Thursday for our Sixth Form Open Evening https://t.co/8AI6fdTalR

15/11/18

Reflections this week is about growing up in London and feeling safe. Student will compare actions taken by Glasgow, in becoming a role model when dealing with certain crimes and whether they think the same system would work in London. https://t.co/bhavlPlkgT

15/11/18

Y11 Parent and Carers Evening - 29 November 2018 https://t.co/2QzfMP4WgM

15/11/18

Join us for our Sixth Form Open Evening - 22 November 2018 https://t.co/CkQeSjlKf3

15/11/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Would you like to extend your & ? Apply to join one of our academy teams as part of the programme! ! Apply via UCAS 1TZ https://t.co/T1tNoAC8VO

14/11/18

Retweetd From UCAS

Make sure your students don't miss out on a visit to your nearest UCAS Exhibition. Plan your visit now.

14/11/18

Quote of the week: "A child miseducated is a child lost.” by John F Kennedy

13/11/18

The first round of Jack Petchey nominations have been collected as students completed their nomination forms last week. For more information on the Jack Petchey Foundation, click the link. https://t.co/ETbLzVaMd5 https://t.co/4DPQZs7nFS

13/11/18

Well done to Kim in 8B1, who won last weeks weekly math's puzzle and last terms prize draw!

12/11/18

What is a growth mindset? What is a fixed mindset? Students discussed the above and looked at the difference they could make. https://t.co/JpFtw2gW0P

12/11/18

Last week students NNJR was about going back to mind maps in preparation for mock (for some years). Students were encouraged to create a mind map based on a unit learnt last term, to help them build resilience within their studies. https://t.co/WClZHCNPZJ

12/11/18

The Bromley Rotary Award was launched in assembly before the half term. This is a reminder that application forms need to be returned to Mr Sherwin by this Friday. https://t.co/StnG2MJwoA

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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

15th October 2018

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

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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