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18/04/18

Safe and happy - see the results of our student survey https://t.co/fJuS90wOZl. “I am delighted that our students feel so safe and happy while at school. I am especially pleased with how secure they feel during unstructured time such as break and lunch." Mr Carey https://t.co/94KF5JQGLz

16/04/18

Stuck for ideas on what to read? Wondering what to read after 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'? Check out our recommended reading lists including top 10 for and loads more at https://t.co/M73fZYHs9t https://t.co/cr0AlWcrNv

11/04/18

"Very proud of all our MANY boys who received certificates for outstanding effort, attainment and progress at the end of last term." Mr Ingham Full story and pics at https://t.co/GSiu4haHE1 https://t.co/0e9O6WsxKw

07/04/18

Download pictures and films from . Loads to look back on and enjoy here https://t.co/TkFvpv6ovE https://t.co/3Tuk6LWf3v

07/04/18

A huge THANK YOU to our staff who gave up 9 days of their Easter hols to make happen, to the families who saved up for the trip, and to this fabulous group of students who made friends wherever they went by their exemplary behaviour. Simply unforgettable! https://t.co/GwmyqnlSTj

05/04/18

Our beginner groups took the challenging run through the forest this morning at . Watch them in action! https://t.co/PP8VLP82oK. Fantastic work everyone... https://t.co/V2Y2re6rg4

05/04/18

Boys.... stuck for ideas on what to read??? Check out the Year 7-10 recommended reading lists on our page at https://t.co/SYV3OIzweZ. Loads of compelling suggestions, plus new recommendations for the summer term https://t.co/mYysPIDFh6

04/04/18

Lots of pictures and films from Crans Montana today at https://t.co/a434hrUVPI. See our beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders in action... We're soooo proud of this group and how well they are doing! https://t.co/EjoJhKBD66

04/04/18

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04/04/18

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Students are developing nicely with a push for beginners to move to the intermediate levels tomorrow. https://t.co/2ZL7iWKG9F https://t.co/OYAvW0oVEU

03/04/18

Day 3 of saw blue skies again. See more pics of our snowboarders and skiers as they develop their skills and take on new challenges https://t.co/BPlI1gPj9D. Great work everyone! https://t.co/WzH7iOT5fB

02/04/18

News and pics from Day 2 of with and . Beautiful sunrise, fantastic conditions, amazing progress - and relaxing in a thermal spa at day's end. Heaven! More pics and full report https://t.co/BPlI1gPj9D. Great work everyone... https://t.co/2lUAPVlyIN

02/04/18

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An inflatable challenge. https://t.co/mDrHkr7dX3

01/04/18

Day one on the slopes . A few faces in the snow, bumps and bruises but loads of learning and fun. Novices now snowploughing. Advanced group at 2257 feet! Proud of you all... More pics and full report at https://t.co/BPlI1gPj9D https://t.co/VJgD6Nq2jp

31/03/18

We've arrived safely in , Switzerland, for 2018 snow sports trip. Greeted by heavy snow. Bodes well! Reports and pictures from tomorrow at https://t.co/BPlI1gPj9D

29/03/18

We're so proud of Crispin for his excellent performance in the Speak Out challenge regional final last night . Many congrats to winner Omotola from and all the other fantastic contestants. What a great event! https://t.co/ibK8Urmb3H

28/03/18

Retweetd From Georgia Hewson

"Wotsists for 50p" brilliant speech by Crispin from about the black market in unhealthy snacks on the playground fuelling an unhealthy lifestyle.

28/03/18

Retweetd From Josie Verghese

Amazing to have so many Southwark schools represented by impressive young people at tonight’s event - high 5 Teams and SILS!

27/03/18

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Good afternoon Please can you let your students 16+ know we are recruiting thank you ☺ https://t.co/BPdAyAyyCK

27/03/18

Great game indeed and congratulations to the winners too! :-)

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Posted on February 1st 2017

Football - HBAED 2 Harris Falconwood 1

Making a comparison between the Harris Cup and less prestigious competitions such as the FA Cup is admittedly a little hard to do. But with this said, and given the quality shown by the Year 7 football team in recent fixtures, the travelling Harris Falconwood were facing ‘a cold Monday night in Stoke’, which for the uninitiated refers to an undesirable away fixture in adverse conditions.

Falconwood started sharply and with intent, clearly taking buoyancy from an 18-0 victory in their previous fixture. However both Nashawn and Rowland quickly recognised much of their play was flowing through two key players and acted to neutralise the threat.

Impressive

As the game progressed, HBAED started to string some impressive passages of play together, and whilst playing out from the hands of Ahmed in goal will take time to perfect, the willingness to always attempt play to feet was a joy to watch. Epitomised in a move started by Ahmed, Peter received the ball at left back who began a string of five pin point passes, and when worked through Ikario, Bilal and Israel, the ball ended in the path of an advancing Michael, who drew an outstanding save from the Falconwood keeper.

This set the tone for the next 15 minutes of play, and shortly after the start of the second half, Michael was back in the thick of the action slipping in behind the Falconwood defence to find the back of the net. As HBAED erupted with joy, the tension became palpable the moment Falconwood placed the ball on the centre spot. Falconwoods’ expansive efforts to draw level really highlighted the great work of Leo, Nashawn and Peter in defence, and also allowed the tricky Bilal to show his class, opening up two potential game-sealing chances that unfortunately slipped our grasp. With one minute to go, the opposition's most influential player received the ball around 10 yards out and sold the defence with a sumptuous turn, allowing him to beat Ahmed and break the hearts of HBAED.

Magic

Even the most optimistic supporter would have been pushed not to accept extra-time, however with 30 seconds to go HBAED rushed the ball back to re-start the game. The whistle signalled for play to begin, and as our forward players charged for goal, Nashawn lofted a hopeful ball in that managed to slide past their keeper and into the back of the net, racing HBAED toward the next round of the Harris Cup. As cup clichés go, whilst this wasn’t quite a ‘giant killing’, it certainly did show the ‘magic’ of the Harris Cup for our Year 7s.

Man of the Match. Rowland: shutting their most important players out of the game highlighted his quality defensively. On top of this, he remained composed on the ball and gave us intent going forward.

Stepping up. Ikario & Israel: both individuals showed supreme confidence on the ball in tight conditions. In addition, they responded positively to advice meaning their impact on the game grew with time.

Tom Belcher, Teacher of PE