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28/03/20

Thankyou for letting us know. 🙂

27/03/20

In order to keep students informed in all things HACH, all will receive a copy of the weekly bulletin in their inbox. This week: we feature ⁦⁦⁩ 2019 winner Max Revell. A virtual tour of street art around the world & an article from ⁦https://t.co/NZGCg94sp2

24/03/20

Retweetd From NELFT Brighter Futures Healthy Families

Thurrock secondary school age students can access our service for information, advice & support about their health. We may not be in schools but we can support via phone/email. Visit https://t.co/nxFGYkmAkt to request contact & we'll contact you within 1 working day https://t.co/HZFOPaZS5d

24/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

PLEASE RETWEET: with 36,000 families at our schools in London and Essex, we want to supply food parcels for those in need (on top of free school meals which we’re already doing). We’ll fully fund this but URGENTLY need a supermarket chain to help.

23/03/20

Thanks for letting us know, we’ll let the year head know who can investigate further. If you do experience any issues they are your first port of call.

23/03/20

We’ll keep parents fully up to date prior to further live lessons being delivered.

23/03/20

That’s great to hear!

23/03/20

For some year groups, students are working through set work via SharePoint and their online taught lessons will begin after Easter.

23/03/20

Absolutely, but not perfect....yet! It’s a huge change for staff and students and we’re really pleased with the effort they have put in so far. Well Done! 😊

23/03/20

A great effort from staff and students today. Our online lessons got off to an excellent start.

23/03/20

Retweetd From Gavin Williamson

Thank you to the teachers and staff in schools across the country this morning - you are part of our vital front line in the fight against coronavirus. Help schools to focus on the children who need a place most, and keep your kids at home if you can. https://t.co/Zp4lHO7gSH

22/03/20

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Just a reminder that will be holding physical activity sessions every morning starting from Monday. So get up and get active from the comfort of your own home.

21/03/20

We don’t know when the school will re-open to all students. We have to wait for the government to make that decision. We will open to the children of Key Workers on Monday if that applies to you, please let us know.

20/03/20

As we come to the end of an incredibly challenging week. We thank our fantastic staff, parents and most importantly students for their support & understanding. We cannot wait to be able to welcome everyone back when we are able to do so.

20/03/20

Every student will have a point of contact whilst the school is closed. The building may be closed, but together lessons and learning will continue! https://t.co/jc06i4uBbP

19/03/20

Friday 20/03/20 partial closure. Year 7 & 8 students will be working from home tomorrow (Friday). All other year groups should attend the academy as normal.

18/03/20

Thursday 19/03/20 partial closure. Year 9 & 10 students will be working from home tomorrow (Thursday). All other year groups should attend the academy as normal. Please see website for further details of partial closures for the remainder of the week.

18/03/20

Thanks for letting us know, our school website should now be up to date.

18/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Parents and pupils: please check https://t.co/0JeUHHfRDp for the latest information about year group closures.

17/03/20

Wednesday 18/03/20 partial closure. Year 9 & 10 students will be working from home tomorrow . All other year groups should attend the academy as normal. Please see website for further details.

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.

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Wandsworth

Westminster

Rewards and Sanctions

The school has a clear behaviour policy, and a series of expectations of the way that students should behave when at school.  For transgressions of expectations that attract more serious sanctions, these will generally reflect those values upheld by our society.  i.e treating each other with respect, care and tolerance; avoiding prejudice, abuse of others and/or criminal acts. 


Why have school sanctions?

In the same way that parents or carers use praise, reward and the removal of privileges to encourage their children to behave in the way that they would wish, the school also uses rewards and sanctions. 

For many minor matters, a discussion of the issues and the way to address these is sufficient.  Where there is an ongoing problem, or the misbehaviour is more serious, then this discussion will be accompanied by sanctions.

The purpose of sanctions is to reinforce that certain behaviours or attitudes are not acceptable.  For more serious ongoing matters, sanctions also serve as a form of warning that failure to correct misbehaviour could lead to temporary or, in extreme cases, permanent removal from the school in order to protect others’ education or well-being.


Deciding the sanction that applies

When an incident occurs, then a sanction will be set by the relevant member of staff in line with the school behaviour policy and the HACH Sanctions chart. 

There are times when an incident needs investigation before a decision can be made.  This may be because it is a reported concern without direct evidence as yet and/or because student accounts are at variance with other reports.  In these instances, the following general procedure is followed:

1. Students concerned are asked to give an account through writing a statement and investigatory staff will ask additional questions to clarify sequencing, detail or any apparent discrepancies

2. Any witnesses will be asked for their account; this will include students and staff.  Where possible, witnesses who are neutral i.e. not part of involved students’ friendship groups, will be used.

3. Any camera footage of the area at the time will be viewed

4. A decision will be made as to the likely pattern of events based on the evidence collected. 

The school will make the final decision of the sanction that applies in any situation; this is its responsibility.  Any decision is not subject to parental/carer approval, though the school would make every effort for parents/carers to understand the reasons behind its decision and how this complies with its behaviour policy. 

The school will not accept that any individual student should be exempt from school sanctions.  All students must comply with sanctions set by the school.

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