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'While we have time let us do good to all’. (Galatians 6:10)'

Keep up to date with all the latest news happening in school at the moment.

  • Open Evening Year 7 - 2025

    Thu 26 Sep 2024

    The Headteachers of the Rugby area secondary schools
    warmly invite all current Year 5 pupils and their parents/carers to attend our open events, in preparation for transfer
    to secondary school in September 2025.

  • Jaguar Racing Visits Harris

    Fri 14 Jun 2024

    We were excited to welcome the team from TCS Jaguar Racing to talk to our Year 9 students today. They heard about the roles within the team and at JLR, found out about different routes into the industry and also had the chance to look at the Formula E car.

    This was part of our ongoing Schools Partnership with JLR.

  • Students are inspired by Paralympian Anna Turney

    Mon 10 Jun 2024

    Last week Year 8 students had an inspirational talk from Anna Turney, a British alpine skier who has competed at two Winter Paralympic Games.

    Thank you to Anna and Speakers for Schools for this amazing opportunity for our students.

  • Year 7 Career Detectives

    Thu 09 May 2024

    Y7 enjoyed being Career Detectives on Wednesday 8 May. They asked our visitors questions and tried to guess the job.

    This helped them learn about future pathways, challenged stereotypes and developed transferrable skills.

     

    Thank you to all our visitors who participated and helped to this event to have such as positive impact on our students.

  • Exploring pathways with Capital One

    Wed 01 May 2024

    Capital One have delivered their pathways programme to Year 7 students this week. This gave them an insight into their company and introduced key employability skills.

    Students created a positivity wall to demonstrate the skill of positivity and took part in a problem solving task called Darius' Pet. They also developed the skill of aiming high by envisaging their dream job.

  • Your Future Roadshow

    Thu 18 Apr 2024

    Year 8 students joined the Your Future Roadshow hosted live by Think Higher.

    This aimed to inform young people about future pathways from an early stage, helping with future decisions including GCSE choices.

     

    Students were also asked to sketch their dream job.

  • Careers School for Year 10 Students

    Thu 18 Apr 2024

    Some of our Year 10 students have signed up for @investin_education Careers School. As part of this programme, they have access to a day of virtual work experience, two workshops and a mock assessment centre.

    Last week, they had their first live virtual workshop in Public Speaking. Our next will be Entrepreneurship.

  • Exploring careers using Lego

    Fri 22 Mar 2024

    Eleanor from the LEGO Group delivered a careers workshop at Harris this week. Our Careers Champions built workplaces of the future which encouraged many conversations about pathways and the future of work. The activity led to discussions about the impact of AI, their own plans, prioritising mental health in the workplace and more.

    Workplaces created included a boat for conducting Marine Biology research whilst out on the sea, restaurants run by robots and offices with mental health spaces.

    These students will help me to roll these sessions out to other groups with the box of bricks kindly donated by Lego.

  • Warwickshire Book Awards Trip

    Wed 20 Mar 2024

    Our Warwickshire Book Awards group have been busy reading and reviewing the shortlisted titles. Today they travelled to King's High School in Warwick for the announcement of the winner

     

    See below photos of the trip and the group with shortlisted author Nathanael Lessore. Well done to Cheryl for winning the book review competition.

     

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  • Lessons in Brain Awareness Week

    Wed 20 Mar 2024

    Last week was Brain Awareness Week and Year 11 Psychology students created models of neurons using sweets and then dissected a sheep brain to look at the internal structure and discuss localisation.