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19/05/18

Retweetd From Schools Week

Teacher of Science required https://t.co/0Pqs4r3EJ0

18/05/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

That’s it for another week. Next week we’ll be ready to meet more people who want to . Will you be among them? https://t.co/hEJ9VwG5n5

18/05/18

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Fantastic achievement from . Could you be the PE Teacher to continue the academy's success? ttps://careers.harrisfederation.org.uk/vacancy/teacher-of-girls-pe-349667.html https://t.co/JxgztNnz1P

18/05/18

V proud. Only Round 1 but a stunning opening performance

18/05/18

Retweetd From V&A

Can’t wait another 4 weeks until ‘Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up’ opens? Read about Frida’s most loved posessions that are on their way to the V&A after being locked away for half a century. ? https://t.co/HuPgZqD9H9 https://t.co/8xc25llEXx

18/05/18

English Schools Cup - Round 1 Our athletes put in great performances, but these two from U13 & U15 boys were a highlight. Superb & significant for a state school to attain such victories https://t.co/vPK6gI7vY7

17/05/18

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a Teacher of English with responsibility for KS5 role? Apply now https://t.co/BPwqXLdYlN https://t.co/rUdwTlHoK2

17/05/18

We end our day with reflections on Joseph Heller. One of Mr Soar's favourite novels and one of most influential in the world. https://t.co/H5vbi5hus8 https://t.co/ipK6zUPfIe

17/05/18

Lively intellectual year 7 debates today and on genetic modification. They were stunning. https://t.co/bYJNEMbFMa

17/05/18

Year 9 learning about the future of engineering of bionic limbs https://t.co/uslvF3kW3G

17/05/18

Year 9 learning now about engineering our future https://t.co/nC9CZzijzL

17/05/18

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Students and staff from enjoying an lunch in the sunshine https://t.co/8UylXxC2Uh

17/05/18

Year 9 exploring the moon landings https://t.co/DD6z33hOrH

17/05/18

Beautiful little moving image display about "Who are you?" at the with Year 9 students https://t.co/9ITCfU8sIS

17/05/18

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Setting up for a great day experiencing all things with | do come and say hello if you’re about! https://t.co/gNh6fEaym7

17/05/18

beautiful images created at - this a silhouette of Ms Blair https://t.co/zDvgjtp8BN

17/05/18

- Year 9 enjoying the wonders of human endeavour at https://t.co/YdFxj4dPvl

17/05/18

Looking forward for the arrivals of Year 9 at today. https://t.co/hbONzbTs1o

17/05/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Could you inspire students in ? We still have places available on our programme for Sept'18! Don't hesitate, apply via UCAS 1TZ today! &T https://t.co/W9KMI5oxCk

17/05/18

Our 2nd wonderful innovation day with stimulating trips to & for Year 9 and enterprise work for all https://t.co/5R7kvlA0MR

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Appear the Part

We ask all our students to work to be the best Scholar, Citizen and Ambassador they can be. In all of these first impressions count. We make this fact explicit to our students. All employers will judge your son and daughter when they meet them. We train our students to be an open-faced, confident citizen who will be eager to help.

Employers who come into our academy are asked to comment on the following check-list. You will, as a parent, want to support our academy in telling your son and daughter that this is how they need to be. Look through this list and check whether you think your son or daughter would pass this first impressions test.

Appearing the Part Check-list

  • Did they act sensibly when they first met the employer?
  • Was their appearance smart. Even if they are in school uniform their tie should be
  • business like, top button done up and they shouldn’t be chewing gum!
  • Their hair should be neat and tidy and out of their face.

Body Language

  • Did they make good eye contact?
  • Did they shake your hand?
  • Did they introduce themselves?
  • Did they sit comfortably? Did they fidget or pick their nails?
  • Was their voice calm?

Outside interests and achievements

  • Did they talk openly and enthusiastically about their hobbies and interests or did you have to drag the information out of them?
  • Could they identify their achievements?

Evidence of teamwork, leadership, getting on with other people

  • Were they able to give an example of being a good team player?
  • Could they identify when they had taken control of a situation?

Communication skills

  • How clearly did they speak?
  • Were their answers interesting and did they include relevant information?
  • Did they come across as a confident person when they spoke?

Overall performance

  • Could you highlight an area that the student excelled in?
  • Could you identify areas that the student could develop?