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Please find a useful link for equipping people to provide practical and emotional support to children and young people affected by the pandemic.


Great resources for students and parents.


Functional Skills Exams : English Speaking Monday 9.45am 22.2.21; Maths 9.00am Tuesday 23.2.21; English 9.00am Wednesday 24.2.21


National Apprenticeship Week - students learnt about apprenticeships, where to find them, how to apply, take a look at this website.


Today is Safer Internet Day. The Internet has brought significant benefits to our lives but there are also dangers that we as teachers and parents must be aware of to protect our children and students.


Well done to all the Year 13 students who have been completing their UCAS applications over the past few weeks. Thank you to Ms Bhogal, Mr James, Ms Awan and Ms Whyte for all the support given.


Thanks Ms Miles, Director of Harris Federation Sixth Form and Ms Bhogal our Vice Principal for delivering an informative talk to Apollo House on how to apply to Harris Sixth Form schools. If you have any further questions, please contact Ms Ogunseitan or Ms Bhogal.


MS Teams has proved to be a great tool for delivering online teaching. For parents who would like to know more about how it works, here is a very clear guide which can be translated into different languages


Very Proud of Tim and his masterpiece of Mr Fox


Thank you for having our students today, they had a great time


Our students visited today, thank you for having us

2020: The Year History Can't Forget

Posted on: 12/03/2021

Harris Federation is currently compiling an anthology of creative writing from students across the federation entitled ‘2020: The Year History Can’t Forget’.

Here's one of our entries from Rashida and few questions put to her about studying at Harris Professional Skills 6th Form. Rashida is currently studying the GCSE pathway, her option courses are Health and Social Care and English Literature.


She had built us. Ruined us. And then held us captive.

She took away our loves ones and left us with damage.

Our mentality had shifted into a dark place, hiding from her devious plague.

We concealed hoping she could no longer touch us.

A promise that if we had listened and transgressed from her space, a gift of freedom would be set in this place.

It’s a year now with not a wondering clue of why she came.

We blame China and we blame nature, but do we really know what caused this danger?

Her infested stigma will leave a print. A print that could lead to an historical spiel.

Vaccines and home remedies is what we rely on, to cope with this suffering.

But who knows if she came to stay. We pray that our sufferings don’t go on in vain.

The End


Why did you apply to HPS6F?

I applied to HPS6F to better my grades. Knowing that I had an opportunity to be able to get the grades I deserved, was a great relief.

What have you enjoyed the most whilst studying your course?

I enjoyed the support from my teachers and learning new skills to expand my knowledge.

Have you had any challenges and how did you overcome them?

The biggest challenge was lock down and having to motivate myself. I achieved this by making a habit of studying and reminding myself of my future.

How would you encourage a student thinking of applying here? What would you say?

I would tell students that applying here would be the best chance for their future. This Academy offers opportunities to better yourself.

How have you managed to keep on track with work through lock down? Has it been easy or challenging?

Joining classes every day and doing my work immediately, has let me keep on track which made it easier.

Where would you like to see yourself by the end of the course?

I would like to see myself going to a sixth form and studying 3 A levels to pursue a health or medical related career.