The H Factor was an outstanding event displaying the wonderful talent of our musical students. The competition was close and judges/heads of house Miss Beynon-Thomas, Mr. Manson, and Miss Pittman cannot wait to see what our fantastic musicians can do next year.
Congratulations to all who took part but unfortunately, we could only award three winners and those were: 3rd place Meggie Hurt (Buzzard); 2nd place Faith Gove (Buzzard); 1st place Georgia Day (Buzzard). Special congratulations to Josh Douch and Nathan Hartfield (Buzzards) for winning Most Entertaining Act.
Points: Hawks – 60, Kestrels – 60, Buzzards – 310
Harrow Way Community School GCSE PE students were put through their paces at Bath University recently where some of the country’s top athletes train and study. The 15 Year 10 students visited the £30 million Sports Training Village which is renowned as a world-leading environment for the delivery of sport, sport services and health and fitness qualifications.
Hosted by Jonathan Robinson, an applied Sport Scientist at Bath University the Harrow Way students were given a tour of the University campus, Sports Science department and sporting facilities and heard a lecturer from Jonathan on nutrition and the impact on performance. Read more…
Year 7 – Harrow Way beat Wellingon Academy 9 rounders to 5
Team: Nancy Hurt, Tyrah Baah, Donna Doig, Libby West, Emily Seffron, Erica Sheridan, Emily Cook
Player’s player of the match: Emily Cook – excellent performance as backstop and scored 3 rounders when batting. Coach’s player of the match: Libby West – Consistent bowling and intelligent fielding. Good tactical batting. A particularly great result considering we were 2 players short of a full team!
Year 8 – Harrow Way beat Wellington Academy9 rounders to 4 1/2
Team: Grace Farrelly, Amelia Kalwajtys, Chloe Wilfort, Joanne Mathew, Abi Clark, Lucy Ladd, Amber Cherrington, Agata Ruminska, Indy Jones
Player’s player of the match: Amber Cherrington
Coach’s player of the match: Joanne Mathew – great batting, hitting the ball every time.
Harrow Way Year 8 Art students enjoyed a trip to the Chalk Hill Blue restaurant, not for a slap up dinner, but to view the artefacts and artwork on display for their ‘Art Shop’ project. Butterlies, in partcular the Chalk Hill Blue, which is native to this area, formed the basis of the students’ initial research from which they had to design and make their own piece. The creative brief was to ensure their work would sit comfortably alongside the artwork displayed in the restaurant and could also be considered for sale.
Once back in the Art studios at Harrow Way the students created their artwork which ranged from ceramics, paintings and photographs in products such as plates, mugs, paintings, hangings and clay butterflies. Read more…
Test Valley Borough Council in conjunction with Team Rubicon are running 12 free skateboarding workshops in the Test Valley Area.
The sessions are suitable for all abilities – they will provide a friendly environment for beginners to learn all the basics of skateboarding, as well as helping with more difficult tricks for the more advanced. Click here for more information.
This week Year 7 students, in lessons and in their own time, have been completing a sponsored obstacle course along with students from Icknield School. In ten minutes students from both schools had to see how many times they could get around the course.
Year 7 students will be taking part in the race as part of the ‘Harrow Way Guarantee’ to raise funds for Icknield School. Congratulations to Alex & Peter Gregory and Elizabeth Amos for raising over £100 each. You can view some pictures here.
Harrow Way Graphic Products students are working with McDonalds, one of the world’s largest fast food chains, on a fast food design project. The 30 Year 9 students recently visited the local restaurant for research and inspiration and an opportunity to quiz the manager on all aspects of food packaging, menu design and interior design.
As part of their Graphic Product studies the students are required to design product packaging, menu and menu holder and the interior for a new fast food restaurant. The project specifically calls on the students to incorporate SMART material into the packaging design. These SMART materials have properties that react to changes in their environment, such as temperature (thermochromic plastic which changes colour if food is too hot). Read more…
The 48 Year 8 students are having an action packed week at Calshot on and off the water. You can catch daily updates and pictures on our Twitter feed: twitter.com/harrowway