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24/05/22

Thank you so much for giving our students the opportunity to perform at your conference! Performing to over 450 delegates in the room and live streamed around the world from the stunning Nobu hotel. We couldn't be prouder of their performance. https://t.co/5g8rETGp80

03/03/22

Celebrating with fancy dress, assemblies on the importance of reading, and workshops for the whole of Year 10 with the brilliant

03/03/22

A fabulous night out with our year 9 students at the Royal Albert Hall watching the performing with the amazing https://t.co/a34Vtp8W6r

18/02/22

Economics and Music intervention sessions are cancelled today due to Please stay safe everyone.

15/02/22

Year 12 Geography Students researching beach profiles along the Jurassic Coast in Durdle Door, Lullworth Cove and Sandbanks. https://t.co/rpgCaEYSdI

15/02/22

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Well done to the students at for the performance! https://t.co/mm6kvUy8uF

15/02/22

Year 12 Geography students in Dorset last week carrying out high energy coast fieldwork on Chesil Beach. https://t.co/hx1jkyz1U6

31/01/22

What a fabulous Monday: Lion dancing in the canteen to celebrate Chinese New year and the launch of our brand new scholars program!

12/01/22

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Great to speak with the students of about their hopes & thoughts around returning to school on Thankyou to & HT Sam for inviting us. https://t.co/67kKfhw4Od

23/12/21

Virtual Christmas Concert 2021 - our weekly talented students performing their own take on Santa Baby! https://t.co/hNP0MH4owa

23/12/21

Virtual Christmas Concert 2021 Highlights - First up The Sixth Form Band performing Fleetwood Mac https://t.co/zJpMVDATTn

03/12/21

Read all about our Sixth Formers exciting performance at Mansion House last week! https://t.co/f8HFhLwf6C

01/12/21

Our choir had a fabulous time performing at this morning. What a warm and receptive audience! https://t.co/WOmmuig3Ol

23/11/21

We hope we did your show justice!! Next stop for this ensemble is the Noel Coward Theatre to see and co performing!

23/11/21

We so enjoyed representing and at the Lord Mayor's Appeal Impact Reception! What an amazing opportunity and experience for our students!

23/11/21

This evening four of our Sixth Form performed at Mansion House for 300 guests.including The Lord Mayor and Prince Edward!!!!! And they were outstanding. https://t.co/wEBBuketjD

19/11/21

A great day of fundraising at HASN to support a fantastic cause! https://t.co/caPYlfMeLP

15/11/21

Another fantastic trip to The last week for The Beauty of Ballet performed by the . Year 7, 9 & 10 students loved their evening of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev! https://t.co/o11iavIKPV

15/11/21

Today we welcomed year 5's from to our Clocktower site for a DT Workshop. Look at the fantastic Spinners they created! https://t.co/4ZAibe21rS

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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?