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21/01/21

🌟 FREE Bio & Chem LIVE classes for KS3 Students (Year 7-9) 🌟 250 FREE SPACES 🌟 Next Live Class on the 30-31st January 2021 Sign up on the below link ⬇️ https://t.co/SsrsFVYDYi

21/01/21

Free Webinair: How to Support Anxious Online Learners Led by: Tom Vodden, parent and educator Date: Tuesday 26th January at 4pm GMT Aimed at: Parents and professionals from any country https://t.co/hs6r6iRGG5

20/01/21

Our lateral flow testing service is up and running at HAR https://t.co/lgs69qKSKM

19/01/21

Our HAR from Home Newsletter has been updated today to include the new baking and design challenges https://t.co/0je6shNLXn

19/01/21

Great piece of work from Louisa May in Year 9. A future Nigella! https://t.co/DqX9ebxDFJ

19/01/21

Great history work from Evelyn Allen 8B. Well done https://t.co/i4rBaCn48a

19/01/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Over the past month, has been working with , with support from officers, to distribute free nutritious breakfast bags to families who are struggling financially due to the pandemic 👏 https://t.co/Kx9M6yT8lJ

19/01/21

Retweetd From Havering Council

Many of us are struggling with our mental health at the moment, & it's important that we reach out for help when needed can help you find support & advice for whatever you're going through Visit https://t.co/jnlPpFnswF or call on 01708 457 040 https://t.co/JmLHXL6vf4

18/01/21

HAR from Home Newsletter - 2021. Edition 1 published today https://t.co/0je6shNLXn

18/01/21

Retweetd From Accelerated Reader UK & Ireland

Today it's Winnie the Pooh Day and the birthday of his creator A. A. Milne! We had a hard time choosing a quote to post today because there are so many good ones... What life lessons have you learn from Winnie the Pooh? 👇 https://t.co/qo8TPYyQPu

18/01/21

Fabulous piece of work from Rachel Lee in Year 10. Well done! https://t.co/JUMCaR9HJc

15/01/21

Excellent History work from Gina in 7A https://t.co/UjX2T6mM4w

15/01/21

Join Mrs Burt for Together Time Tales every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm to 3.30pm https://t.co/gdlod2ZviF

15/01/21

Students hard at work today at our Key Worker School. Well done students and staff! https://t.co/xuyfLty049

15/01/21

Great work from Ashleen in Year 10 yesterday. Well done https://t.co/d8z8KOhRjT

11/01/21

The Reading at Home initiative aims to support students with a weekly session of guided reading. We invite and welcome all parents/guardians and students to participate in the programme! https://t.co/8459Lzj1Gf

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Remote Working Etiquette 

The following guidelines are designed for our students and should help you manage your work at home during a period of school closure.

This is not an opportunity for a break! Your examinations will still take place as scheduled and you must work to ensure you are prepared for them. Your teachers will be working remotely also and you are their first priority in terms of preparation and support. You will have everything you need to successfully work remotely.


What is expected of me

You are expected to complete and submit for all tasks set by your teachers by the given deadlines. If you are in Year11, the tasks will be set on Microsoft Teams and your teacher will monitor your completion of the tasks and provide feedback. You will be given ‘hard’ deadlines, meaning that you must meet them.  for students of Year7 - 10, you will find work set in Show my Homework to complete each day.

If your teacher is concerned that you may be falling behind, they will contact you and check that you are ok, that you understand and make sure you have enough support to complete the work. This is exactly as they would do at school.

Just like at school, if your teacher is very concerned that you aren’t logging in and completing work, despite them having communicated with you, they will contact your parent or carer and raise the concerns with them.

The best way for you to manage your workload at home is to follow your timetable closely. Your teachers will provide you with plenty of work to help you to do this.


How can I get help from my teacher?

If you have attempted a task and you find you are unable to complete it because you need more guidance, you should email your teacher or contact them on Teams (Year11 only) You should always seek support during lessons if you are struggling. You should never just ‘leave’ the work; you are responsible for managing your work and it must all be completed in full.


How should I communicate with my teacher

This section has guidance about how to communicate with your teacher and other students about schoolwork, school matters or any worries or questions you may have.

You should send messages using email and/or Teams to your teachers to ask questions or for support.

All email communication should be made between the hours 9am – 4pm on weekdays (Normal school hours). Your teachers may not communicate with you outside of these times.

Your email communication and all messages on Teams should be formal. This means you should follow the below ‘email etiquette’.


Email etiquette

You must only use your school email address and Microsoft Teams to contact staff at the Academy. You must not attempt to contact them using any other method.

Only email/message in the given times of 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

All emails/messages to be formally addressed ‘Dear Miss X’ and concluded ‘Kind regards’.

All requests to be made politely: ‘I write to ask you if I could have some guidance with/if you could explain this task to me/when you would expect me to…’

All emails to have a subject written in the subject line, such as ‘Request for Guidance’.

Understanding that emails will be responded to within 24-48 hours, but not instantly; your teachers are helping all of their students and it may take them some time to get to your request.

Only email the one person who you need to ask a question to or send your work to; you should not email lots of people or hit ‘reply all’ if your teacher has emailed your whole class.

Never use slang, informal language or any kind of impolite language such as swearing, insults or anything that may appear offensive.

If you are worried about your safety or wellbeing, or you would like to raise a concern about another student, email your head of keystage or a member of the pastoral team so that a member of the school’s safeguarding team can help.


Example email

Dear Ms Smith

I write to ask for some more guidance about the task you have asked us to complete for this Friday. I am not sure which of the sources you would like us to use to answer question 5. Could you please tell me which one to use so that I can complete this work?

Kind regards,

Amirah

OR

Dear Ms Smith

I write to raise a concern about my friend. I have noticed that she has sent me a few messages in which she seems to be very worried about how she will prepare for her exams while school is closed. I hope you can help. Her name is Joanne Bloggs and she is in Year 11.

Kind regards,

Amirah


If school shuts, how will I know when it is going to open again?

­New information from the school about coronavirus, including details of possible school closures, can be found at http://harrisadvice.org.uk. This will always have the very latest information.

We will also update the school website and facebook, which we will update daily with any new information. Please check there each morning to see if there is anything new in our announcements page.

We will also email your parents/carers to keep them up to date. Any emails to parents/carers will be copied to the website so that you can see them there.

You won’t easily be able to call the school as there will not be lots of staff on duty. If there are any changes or any guidance published by exam boards for your examinations, we will let you know of this immediately.