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Summer Holiday

Summer Holiday

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22 July, 2022

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of the Summer Holiday starting next week.

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Mary Astell Academy’s Rapid Improvements Recognised by Ofsted

Mary Astell Academy’s Rapid Improvements Recognised by Ofsted

By Prosper Learning Trust
14 July, 2022

Mary Astell Academy was inspected by Ofsted 8-9 June 2022 and overall was rated as Requires Improvement.


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Welcome Steve!

Welcome Steve!

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10 July, 2022

Steve will be joining us in September as a LSA!


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New Harry Watts Academy Website Launched

New Harry Watts Academy Website Launched

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8 July, 2022

We have been working alongside school website developers Cleverbox to develop a new website for the school.


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Job Opportunity: Trust Data Manager - Prosper Learning Trust

Job Opportunity: Trust Data Manager - Prosper Learning Trust

By Prosper Learning Trust
7 July, 2022

Prosper Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a Trust Data Manager with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our busy, friendly team from September 2022.


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Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

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6 July, 2022

Required from September 2022, we are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting the teaching and learning.


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Job Opportunity: English Teacher - Mary Astell Academy

Job Opportunity: English Teacher - Mary Astell Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
1 July, 2022

We are hiring an English Teacher for Mary Astell Academy.


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KS1 Explore Wimbledon

KS1 Explore Wimbledon

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1 July, 2022

During Forest School this week, all of Key Stage One explored Wimbledon.


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Don't Face It Alone Anti Bullying Campaign

Don't Face It Alone Anti Bullying Campaign

By Prosper Learning Trust
30 June, 2022

Thousands of young people experience bullying behaviours every day.


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Harry Watts Academy Pupils Raise £1,430 for Save The Children: Ukraine Appeal

Harry Watts Academy Pupils Raise £1,430 for Save The Children: Ukraine Appeal

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30 June, 2022

Pupils at Harry Watts Academy have completed sponsored five kilometre walks in aid of Save the Children: Ukraine Appeal and have raised an amazing £1,430.


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HWA Football Team Train at the Beacon of Light.

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29 June, 2022

HWA football team enjoy a training session at the Beacon of Light.

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KS3 Gold Achievers

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29 June, 2022

This weeks KS3 'Gold Achiever' certificates go to.


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Silver Class Deliver Assembly for All of KS3

Silver Class Deliver Assembly for All of KS3

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29 June, 2022

Silver Class deliver Assembly for all of KS3.


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KS1 Teddy Bear's Picnic!

KS1 Teddy Bear's Picnic!

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28 June, 2022

The pupils of KS1 had lots of fun at our Teddy Bear's Picnic!


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Investors in People Standard Accreditation

Investors in People Standard Accreditation

By Prosper Learning Trust
28 June, 2022

Investors in People have assessed Prosper Learning Trust and we are excited to announce that we have achieved ‘We Invest in People - Standard Accreditation’.


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Exploring Sea Creatures in Red Class

Exploring Sea Creatures in Red Class

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27 June, 2022

Last week Red Class got to examine a real sea creature.


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Welcome Nav!

Welcome Nav!

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24 June, 2022

Nav will be joining us in September as our pathway lead for our Explore pathway!


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Key Stage 1's Mini Assembly

Key Stage 1's Mini Assembly

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21 June, 2022

Some of the KS1 pupils enjoyed their first mini-assembly!


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Silver Class Practice Reading Skills in English

Silver Class Practice Reading Skills in English

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17 June, 2022

Silver Class pupils continue their reading skills in their English lesson.


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HWA Football Team play Portland Academy in Another Friendly Game

HWA Football Team play Portland Academy in Another Friendly Game

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16 June, 2022

HWA Football Team play Portland Academy again in another friendly game.


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Welcome Rachel!

Welcome Rachel!

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15 June, 2022

Rachel will be joining us as a teacher in September!

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Welcome Faz!

Welcome Faz!

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15 June, 2022

Faz will be joining us in September as a teacher!


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Welcome Leah!

Welcome Leah!

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14 June, 2022

Leah has joined us in the office as an Administration Assistant.


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Welcome Jess!

Welcome Jess!

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13 June, 2022

Jess will be joining us in September as a teacher!


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Welcome Martin!

Welcome Martin!

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12 June, 2022

Martin will be joining us as a teacher in September!


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Welcome Joan!

Welcome Joan!

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11 June, 2022

Joan will be joining us from Monday as an Admin Assistant in our office.


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Silver Class had a Lovely Educational and Fun Day Out

Silver Class had a Lovely Educational and Fun Day Out

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10 June, 2022

Silver Class had a lovely educational and fun day out.


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Green Class Jubilee Celebrations

Green Class Jubilee Celebrations

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10 June, 2022

For the last day of term we celebrated the Queens Platinum Jubilee with some amazing fun on our bouncy castles.


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Welcome Marisol!

Welcome Marisol!

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9 June, 2022

Marisol will be joining us in September as a teacher on our Engage pathway!


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Welcome Gemma!

Welcome Gemma!

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8 June, 2022

Gemma will be joining us as a teacher on the Engage pathway in September!


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Our new staff!

Our new staff!

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8 June, 2022

Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing information on the new staff that will be joining Harry Watts in September!

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HWA Football Team Play Biddick Academy

HWA Football Team Play Biddick Academy

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8 June, 2022

HWA football team play Biddick Academy in a friendly match


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Training Day

Training Day

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3 June, 2022

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of the Training Day on Monday 6th June.


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Job Opportunity: Higher Level Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Higher Level Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
1 June, 2022

Required from September 2022, we are looking to appoint Higher Level Support Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting the teaching and learning.


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Job Opportunity: Teachers - Thomas Bewick School

Job Opportunity: Teachers - Thomas Bewick School

By Prosper Learning Trust
1 June, 2022

Required from September 2022, we are looking to appoint teachers with experience and/or interest in teaching pupils with autism and associated difficulties.


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Job Opportunity: Assistant Headteacher - Thomas Bewick School

Job Opportunity: Assistant Headteacher - Thomas Bewick School

By Prosper Learning Trust
31 May, 2022

Required from September 2022, we are looking to appoint a highly positive, motivated and talented Assistant Headteacher with middle or senior leadership experience and a passion for teaching pupils with autism and associated difficulties.


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Half Term

Half Term

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27 May, 2022

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of half term next week.


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Harry Watts' Jubilee Fun Day - Friday 27th May 1pm

Harry Watts' Jubilee Fun Day - Friday 27th May 1pm

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26 May, 2022

A reminder and information on Harry Watts' Jubilee Fun Day tomorrow Friday 27th May at 1pm


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Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
26 May, 2022

Required from September 2022, Harry Watts Academy are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting the teaching and learning.


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Job Opportunity: HR Adviser - Prosper Learning Trust

Job Opportunity: HR Adviser - Prosper Learning Trust

By Prosper Learning Trust
26 May, 2022

Prosper Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a HR Adviser with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our busy, friendly team from September 2022.


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Harry Watts Academy Play a Friendly with Portland Academy

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26 May, 2022

Harry Watts Academy play a friendly with Portland Academy

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Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistants - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
23 May, 2022

Required from September 2022, Harry Watts Academy are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting the teaching and learning.


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National Numeracy Day Champions at Harry Watts!

National Numeracy Day Champions at Harry Watts!

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23 May, 2022

The pupils at Harry Watts had lots of fun on Wednesday celebrating National Numeracy Day in lots of different ways.


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Harry Watts Walk for Ukraine

Harry Watts Walk for Ukraine

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23 May, 2022

Throughout May, classes at Harry Watts Academy have been taking part in a Walk for Ukraine.


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Yellow and White Class have Green Fingers!

Yellow and White Class have Green Fingers!

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20 May, 2022

Yellow and White Classes enjoyed their merged lesson to learn about parts of a plant!


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Harry Watts Football Team get their New Kit

Harry Watts Football Team get their New Kit

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19 May, 2022

Harry Watts Football Team get their new kit from sponser CER and look amazing


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Job Opportunity: HR Adviser - Prosper Learning Trust

Job Opportunity: HR Adviser - Prosper Learning Trust

By Prosper Learning Trust
18 May, 2022

Prosper Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a HR Adviser with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our busy, friendly team from September 2022.


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Silver Class Watch Eurovision Song Contest Semi Finals

Silver Class Watch Eurovision Song Contest Semi Finals

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14 May, 2022

Silver Class watch the semi finals of the Eurovision Song Contest.


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Silver Class Learn about Darwin's Origin of the Species.

Silver Class Learn about Darwin's Origin of the Species.

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13 May, 2022

Silver Class learn about Darwin's Origin of the Species.


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Chalk Fun at Lunchtime

Chalk Fun at Lunchtime

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11 May, 2022

At lunchtimes, we really enjoy using the chalks.


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Job Opportunity: Lead Administrator - Thomas Bewick School

Job Opportunity: Lead Administrator - Thomas Bewick School

By Prosper Learning Trust
9 May, 2022

Prosper Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a Lead Administrator with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our busy, friendly team at Thomas Bewick School, from September 2022.

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The Building of Harry Watts Academy

The Building of Harry Watts Academy

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9 May, 2022

On Tuesday, we explored how Harry Watts was built and used a photographic timeline to see it from the start.


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Family Review Survey from the Children's Commissioner

Family Review Survey from the Children's Commissioner

By Prosper Learning Trust
4 May, 2022

The Children's Commissioner Dame Rachel de Souza is undertaking a review of family life and invites pupils to take park on her survey.


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Walk For Ukraine

Walk For Ukraine

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4 May, 2022

Harry Watts Walk for Ukraine.


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Job Opportunity: Art and Technology Teacher - Newcastle Bridges School

Job Opportunity: Art and Technology Teacher - Newcastle Bridges School

By Prosper Learning Trust
3 May, 2022

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and creative Art and Technology teacher to join our successful team.


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Job Opportunity: English Coordinator - Prosper Learning Trust

Job Opportunity: English Coordinator - Prosper Learning Trust

By Prosper Learning Trust
3 May, 2022

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding English Subject Coordinator to lead the subject across our two AP academies.


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Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday

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29 April, 2022

A reminder to all Parents and Carers of the Bank Holiday this Monday 2nd May.


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Easter Holiday

Easter Holiday

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8 April, 2022

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of the Easter Holiday starting next week.


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Harry Watts Academy Visit the Beacon of Light to Train

Harry Watts Academy Visit the Beacon of Light to Train

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8 April, 2022

Harry Watts Academy football team visited the Beacon of Light to train.


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Job Opportunity: Senior Administrator (Maternity Cover) - Newcastle Bridges School

Job Opportunity: Senior Administrator (Maternity Cover) - Newcastle Bridges School

By Prosper Learning Trust
7 April, 2022

Prosper Learning Trust are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional to the post of Senior Administrator to the busy office at Newcastle Bridges School (based at the Kenton site).


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Job Opportunity: Administration Assistant - Thomas Bewick School

Job Opportunity: Administration Assistant - Thomas Bewick School

By Prosper Learning Trust
5 April, 2022

Thomas Bewick School is seeking to appoint an administrative assistant with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our busy, friendly admin team, to start on 6th June 2022.

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Job Opportunity: Administration Assistant - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Administration Assistant - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
5 April, 2022

Harry Watts Academy is seeking to appoint an administrative assistant with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our friendly admin team starting June 2022.


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KS1 Underwater Habitats

KS1 Underwater Habitats

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29 March, 2022

KS1 loved exploring underwater habitats in Forest School this week!


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We welcome Catherine to HWA as our first Assistant Headteacher!

We welcome Catherine to HWA as our first Assistant Headteacher!

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25 March, 2022

Catherine is joining us after Easter as our first Assistant headteacher.


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Red and Silver Class Meet the Police

Red and Silver Class Meet the Police

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25 March, 2022

On Wednesday, the Police visited Harry Watts and we were all really excited to go and see the Police car after the visit.


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Harry Watts Academy Football Team Visit to the Beacon of Light

Harry Watts Academy Football Team Visit to the Beacon of Light

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24 March, 2022

Harry Watts Academy Football Team visit to the Beacon of Light


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Neurodivergent 50

Neurodivergent 50

By
18 March, 2022

Chloe has made it into the top 50 influential Neurodiverse Women in the UK!


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Job Opportunity: Teachers - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Teachers - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
10 March, 2022

Required from September 2022, we are looking to appoint full time teachers with experience and/or interest in teaching autistic pupils.


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Job Opportunity: Pathway/Phase Leader - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Pathway/Phase Leader - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
10 March, 2022

Required from September 2022, we are looking to appoint three Pathway Lead Teachers with experience and/or interest in teaching autistic pupils, to enhance and strengthen the leadership structure of the school.


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Half Term

Half Term

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18 February, 2022

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of half term next week.


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Job Opportunity: Administration Assistant - Harry Watts Academy

Job Opportunity: Administration Assistant - Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
18 February, 2022

Harry Watts Academy is seeking to appoint an administrative assistant with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our friendly admin team starting June 2022.

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World Book Day 2022

World Book Day 2022

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18 February, 2022

World Book Day is on 3rd March 2022


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The Big Schools' Birdwatch

The Big Schools' Birdwatch

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9 February, 2022

Pupils in Harry Watts Academy took part in The Big Schools' Birdwatch.


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Job Opportunity: Numeracy Tutor - Newcastle Bridges School

Job Opportunity: Numeracy Tutor - Newcastle Bridges School

By Prosper Learning Trust
2 February, 2022

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational tutor to support numeracy for pupils in our Kenton provision at Newcastle Bridges School.


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Job Opportunity: Literacy Tutor - Newcastle Bridges School

Job Opportunity: Literacy Tutor - Newcastle Bridges School

By Prosper Learning Trust
2 February, 2022

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational tutor to support numeracy for  pupils in our Kenton provision at Newcastle Bridges School.


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National Pie Day

National Pie Day

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23 January, 2022

Let's not waste food!


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Job Opportunity: Teachers - Thomas Bewick School

Job Opportunity: Teachers - Thomas Bewick School

By Prosper Learning Trust
19 January, 2022

We are looking to appoint teachers with experience and/or interest in teaching pupils with autism and associated difficulties.


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Guidance for Parents and Carers on Online Sexual Harassment and Keeping Children Safe Online

Guidance for Parents and Carers on Online Sexual Harassment and Keeping Children Safe Online

By Prosper Learning Trust
7 January, 2022

The Government’s Children’s Commissioner has launched a guide for parents and carers on online sexual harassment and how they can support children to stay safe online.


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Merry Christmas from Harry Watts Academy

Merry Christmas from Harry Watts Academy

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17 December, 2021

A Merry Christmas message from Harry Watts Academy


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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Prosper Learning Trust

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Prosper Learning Trust

By Prosper Learning Trust
17 December, 2021

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Prosper Learning Trust


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Christmas Holiday

Christmas Holiday

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17 December, 2021

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of the Christmas Holiday starting next week.

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Harry Watts Academy Pupils Makaton "Christmas Is A Time To Love"

Harry Watts Academy Pupils Makaton "Christmas Is A Time To Love"

By
16 December, 2021

The amazing pupils at Harry Watts Academy have created a Makaton video of the song "Christmas Is A Time To Love"!


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Welcome Nichola

Welcome Nichola

By
15 December, 2021

Nichola will be joining us as a Learning Support Assistant in Lilac class.


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Welcome Holly

Welcome Holly

By
15 December, 2021

Holly is starting with us in January as a HLTA in Primary!


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Prosper Learning Trust End of Term Update from Joanne Clifford Swan, Chair of Trustees

By Prosper Learning Trust
15 December, 2021

Please see the following end of term update from Joanne Clifford Swan, Chair of Trustees


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Job Opportunity - SEN Learning Support Assistant (HLTA) at Newcastle Bridges School

Job Opportunity - SEN Learning Support Assistant (HLTA) at Newcastle Bridges School

By Prosper Learning Trust
13 December, 2021

Newcastle Bridges School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational member of support staff to assist the SENDCo in supporting young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) across the school.


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Harry Watts Staff Christmas Makaton!

Harry Watts Staff Christmas Makaton!

By
10 December, 2021

The fantastic staff at Harry Watts Academy have created a Makaton video of Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You"!


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Welcome Claire!

Welcome Claire!

By
9 December, 2021

Claire will be joining us in January as a LSA in Lilac class!


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Welcome Karen!

Welcome Karen!

By
9 December, 2021

Karen will be joining us in January as a LSA in White Class.


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Welcome Madeleine!

Welcome Madeleine!

By
9 December, 2021

Madeleine has joined us as Gold Class teacher in KS1.


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Day Off 29th November

Day Off 29th November

By
25 November, 2021

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of the day off on Monday 29th November in lieu of the Queen's Jubilee.

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Children in Need 19th November

Children in Need 19th November

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17 November, 2021

A reminder to Parents and Carers of Children in Need this Friday 19th November


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The Smartest Giant

The Smartest Giant

By
17 November, 2021

We have been enjoying reading The Smartest Giant.


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Job Opportunity: Assistant Headteacher

Job Opportunity: Assistant Headteacher

By
12 November, 2021

Harry Watts Academy are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher for April 2022, or for as soon as possible.


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Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistant

Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistant

By
8 November, 2021

Required from January 2022, we are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting teaching and learning.


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Follow us on Instagram and Twitter!

Follow us on Instagram and Twitter!

By
5 November, 2021

As well as our Facebook page, we are on Instagram and Twitter too!


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Welcome Mel!

Welcome Mel!

By
2 November, 2021

This week, Mel has joined our staff team as our Family Liaison Officer (FLO).


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Half Term

Half Term

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22 October, 2021

A reminder for all Parents and Carers of half term next week.


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Harry Watts Academy Plant a Tree for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Harry Watts Academy Plant a Tree for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

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21 October, 2021

Harry Watts Academy took part in a national campaign for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee today by planting a tree donated by the Queen’s Green Canopy.


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The human body

The human body

By
15 October, 2021

This week in science we have been learning about.


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Place Value

Place Value

By
15 October, 2021

We have been playing games with numbers.

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Keeping Children Safe Online

Keeping Children Safe Online

By
15 October, 2021

Gem Education have created a video and resources for Parents and Carers on keeping children safe when online


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Sainsbury's pumpkin patch!

Sainsbury's pumpkin patch!

By
14 October, 2021

Sainsbury's Sunderland north have kindly donated pumpkins to our school for our pumpkin competition.


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amazon wish list

amazon wish list

By
14 October, 2021

We are overwhelmed with the amount of support from our school community.


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Flood Damage - Amazon Wish List

Flood Damage - Amazon Wish List

By
11 October, 2021

Some of our parents have been asking if they can replace some of the damaged items from the flood last week.


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Africa Cookies!

Africa Cookies!

By
11 October, 2021

This week we have started our topic on Africa!


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The Little Orange Book

The Little Orange Book

By
8 October, 2021

The Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group have created The Little Orange Book full of expert advice to help your children when they're poorly


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Day Off 29th November

Day Off 29th November

By
7 October, 2021

Harry Watts Academy, alongside other schools within the Prosper Learning Trust, will be closed on Monday 29th November as the Queen's Jubilee in May falls in a school holiday.


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Key Stage 1 Forest School

Key Stage 1 Forest School

By
4 October, 2021

Key Stage 1 loved another weekly forest school session!


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Bigger Numbers!

Bigger Numbers!

By
1 October, 2021

We have been looking at larger numbers this week in Maths


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Sensational Science

Sensational Science

By
1 October, 2021

Pupils have been using all five senses in science.

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KS1 Forest School

KS1 Forest School

By
24 September, 2021

Key Stage 1 love their weekly forest school lessons.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By
20 September, 2021

Harry Watts Academy are looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting the teaching and learning.


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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Macmillan Coffee Morning

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20 September, 2021

We are taking part in Macmillan coffee morning in school.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By
20 September, 2021

Harry Watts Academy are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants with experience and/or interest in supporting the teaching and learning.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By
20 September, 2021

Harry Watts Academy are looking to appoint teachers with experience and/or interest in teaching pupils with autism and associated difficulties.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By
20 September, 2021

Harry Watts Academy are looking to appoint a Family Liaison Officer to join our growing team


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Sign of the week - Week 2

By
17 September, 2021

This week, our sign is 'goodbye'.


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It's National Teaching Assistants' Day!

It's National Teaching Assistants' Day!

By
16 September, 2021

Today we are celebrating our teaching assistants and all the amazing work they do


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Inclusiva UK

Inclusiva UK

By
14 September, 2021

Inclusiva UK is a platform set up by one of our KS2 teachers, Chloe, in order to share stories and texts that have been adapted into accessible formats.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
9 September, 2021

Thomas Bewick School are looking for Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants to join the friendly team of staff providing support/care to children and young people during the midday break.

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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
9 September, 2021

Prosper Learning Trust are hiring skilled Learning Support Assistants with experience of supporting pupils with SEND for Thomas Bewick School.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
9 September, 2021

Lead Administrator - Mary Astell Academy Prosper Learning Trust are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional to the post of Lead Administrator to the busy office at Mary Astell Academy.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
8 September, 2021

Prosper Learning Trust are hiring a new Finance Officer to join the Trust's Central Finance Team


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WOW WHAT A YEAR

WOW WHAT A YEAR

By
16 July, 2021

Message form Derek.


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Welcome Danielle!

Welcome Danielle!

By
16 July, 2021

Danielle will be joining us in September as a Learning Support Assistant.


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Welcome Emma!

Welcome Emma!

By
15 July, 2021

Emma will be joining us as a LSA in September!


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Welcome Claire!

Welcome Claire!

By
14 July, 2021

Claire will be joining us as a LSA in September.


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Welcome Helen!

Welcome Helen!

By
14 July, 2021

Helen will be joining us in September as a LSA!


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Welcome Emma!

Welcome Emma!

By
13 July, 2021

Emma will be joining us as a Learning Support Assistant in September!


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Welcome Steve!

Welcome Steve!

By
11 July, 2021

Steve will be joining us in September as a Learning Support Assistant!

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Welcome Liz!

Welcome Liz!

By
10 July, 2021

Liz will be joining us as a Learning support assistant in September!


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Welcome Rachel!

Welcome Rachel!

By
9 July, 2021

Rachel will be joining us in September as a Learning Support Assistant!


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
8 July, 2021

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, apprentice to join an experienced team. This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to become an excellent practitioner within our multi academy trust and work in a challenging yet rewarding multidisciplinary environment. Closing Date: 12th July 2021 Start Date: ASAP 37 hours per week, Full Year - Fixed term (18 months)


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Welcome Abbie!

Welcome Abbie!

By
6 July, 2021

Abbie will be joining us in September as a Learning Support Assistant.


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Gilbert Ward Academy Consultation

Gilbert Ward Academy Consultation

By Prosper Learning Trust
6 July, 2021

It's not too late to have your say!


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Transition visits

Transition visits

By
5 July, 2021

An update on transition visits.


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Welcome Jodie!

Welcome Jodie!

By
5 July, 2021

Jodie will be joining the team in September as the Lilac class teacher.


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Prevent

Prevent

By Prosper Learning Trust
5 July, 2021

Attached is a digital leaflet designed specifically for parents, guardians, family and friends. ACT EARLY is a website designed for the public, to inform and encourage them to make Prevent referrals if they have worries about their children, family or friends.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
1 July, 2021

Thomas Bewick School are looking for Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants to join the friendly team of staff providing support / care to children and young people during the midday break.


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Gilbert Ward Academy Consultation Event 30 June 2021

Gilbert Ward Academy Consultation Event 30 June 2021

By Prosper Learning Trust
29 June, 2021

Tomorrow we have our last two consultation events.

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Welcome Jayne!

Welcome Jayne!

By
25 June, 2021

In September, Jayne will be joining us as a Learning Support Assistant.


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Welcome Stacey!

Welcome Stacey!

By
24 June, 2021

In September, Stacey will be joining us as a Learning Support assistant!


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Gilbert Ward Academy Site Visit

Gilbert Ward Academy Site Visit

By Prosper Learning Trust
23 June, 2021

Mark Jones, Chief Executive Officer, and a number of other colleagues visited the Gilbert Ward Academy site this week.


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Welcome Sophie!

Welcome Sophie!

By
23 June, 2021

Sophie will be joining our team in September!


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A letter from Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education

A letter from Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education

By Prosper Learning Trust
23 June, 2021

A letter to secondary school and college parents in England on continuing regular Covid-19 testing from Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education


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Welcome Chloe!

Welcome Chloe!

By
22 June, 2021

Chloe will be joining our team in September!


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Welcome Holly

Welcome Holly

By
21 June, 2021

Holly will be joining us in September as the white class teacher.


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Our logo is up!

Our logo is up!

By
18 June, 2021

This week, our school signage was installed.


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Welcome Nichola

Welcome Nichola

By
18 June, 2021

Nichola will be joining our team in September.


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Fly me to the moon!

Fly me to the moon!

By
16 June, 2021

On Thursday 10th July our pupils enjoyed the Solar Eclipse, we took turns with our special glasses and had lots and lots of fun.

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Adele and Charlotte take on Sunderland 10k

Adele and Charlotte take on Sunderland 10k

By
15 June, 2021

Adele and Charlotte T are going to be taking part in the Sunderland 10k on Sunday 20th June to help to raise some funds as we are currently fundraising for a fabulous, much needed sensory room, therapy room, and outdoor play facilities for our new school. We have the most amazing children at our school and we want to help provide them with as many opportunities and resources as we can in order for them to feel safe and secure as well as enjoy their time within our incredible school.


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SENDhelp 2021

SENDhelp 2021

By
15 June, 2021

SENDhelp conference 2021.


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Facebook reminder to parents to join edTalk

Facebook reminder to parents to join edTalk

By
15 June, 2021

We would like to invite you to subscribe to our emagazine edTalk. edTalk will enable you to set your own preferences when you join, you can choose which classes you would like to see articles from and you will be able to bookmark articles, allowing you to create scrapbooks and much more. To subscribe to edTalk follow the link below and enter the email address that we have on file for you as a parent and choose a password. https://harrywatts.


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Looking for a Parent/Carer Governor

Looking for a Parent/Carer Governor

By
14 June, 2021

As part of the development of Harry Watts Academy, we are looking to appoint a parent/carer representativie onto our Local Advisory Committe - LAC (formerly known as the school Governing Body). I would welcome any expression of interest asap in relation to this important role, which may then lead to a parental/carer vote in order to complete the process. If anyone would like to discuss the role of the LAC etc. I thank you for your consideration regarding this. Derek


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Free virtual parent workshops

Free virtual parent workshops

By
14 June, 2021

Contact are hosting a variety of free virtual workshops for parents and carers.


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New staff

New staff

By
14 June, 2021

Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing you to some of our new staff that will be joining us in September.


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We're recruiting!

We're recruiting!

By
10 June, 2021

We are currently recruiting for Learning Support Assistants at Harry Watts Academy.


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Fun in the sun planting our trees.

Fun in the sun planting our trees.

By
9 June, 2021

Just before half term we had lots of fun planting our fruit trees.


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School photos

School photos

By
9 June, 2021

Photos of our school for our new students starting in September.


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Gilbert Ward Academy Consultation

Gilbert Ward Academy Consultation

By Prosper Learning Trust
7 June, 2021

Consultation on Gilbert Ward Academy, a new Special Free School for children aged 11-16, begins today and runs until 16th July 2021.

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Active Sunderland Holiday Activities

Active Sunderland Holiday Activities

By
26 May, 2021

Information regarding activities over half term.


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Welcome Lauren!

Welcome Lauren!

By
24 May, 2021

Lauren will be joining the Harry Watts team after the half term break.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
21 May, 2021

We’re looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Marketing and Communications/Central Services Support Assistant who will play a key role in creating and delivering engaging and inspiring content across a range of media and digital channels, whilst also supporting a busy Central Services Team. See our website for more details and an application form to apply https://www. All applications to be submitted to [email protected]


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
21 May, 2021

Prosper Learning Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust, seeks to appoint a highly motivated Finance Officer to join the Trust’s Central Finance Team. See our website for more details and an application form to apply https://www. All applications to be submitted to [email protected]


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New Pupil Transition - September 2021

New Pupil Transition - September 2021

By
20 May, 2021

Please see the attached letter regarding transition.


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Mental Health Minute

Mental Health Minute

By
14 May, 2021

MENTAL HEALTH MINUTE This week has been Mental Health Awareness Week, today there will be a 'Mental Health Minute' see link for more information: https://www.


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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

By Prosper Learning Trust
10 May, 2021

Marketing and Communications/Central Services Support Assistant (Maternity Cover) Job start: 1st September 2021 We’re looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Marketing and Communications/Central Services Support Assistant who will play a key role in creating and delivering engaging and inspiring content across a range of media and digital channels, whilst also supporting a busy Central Services Team. For more details and an application form, see https://www.


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Internet safety

Internet safety

By
20 April, 2021

Some useful information for parents an carers.


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The Big Ask

The Big Ask

By Prosper Learning Trust
20 April, 2021

The Children’s Commissioner for England, Rachel de Souza, is launching the largest ever survey of children and young people in England.


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Harry Watts Academy New Building Opens to Pupils

Harry Watts Academy New Building Opens to Pupils

By Prosper Learning Trust
15 April, 2021

Harry Watts Academy staff welcomed their pupils at their new school building today.

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Help Us to Win a Shade Sail!

Help Us to Win a Shade Sail!

By
7 April, 2021

It’s competition time at Harry Watts Academy!


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We're On The Move!

We're On The Move!

By
6 April, 2021

The removal vans have been!


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Letter to children and young people from the Secretary of State for Education

Letter to children and young people from the Secretary of State for Education

By Prosper Learning Trust
29 March, 2021

Gavin Williamson has written an open letter to young people thanking them for the way they have responded to the huge challenges they have faced throughout the pandemic. Read it here: https://bit.


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Circus Day Celebrations

Circus Day Celebrations

By
26 March, 2021

Our last day at Harraton.


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The Eggs Factor

The Eggs Factor

By
25 March, 2021

The Eggs Factor Competitiion


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The Eggs Factor

The Eggs Factor

By
19 March, 2021

The Eggs Factor


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Our move to our new school

Our move to our new school

By
15 March, 2021

An update about the move to our new school.


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Join our team!

Join our team!

By
12 March, 2021

We are looking for amazing teachers to join our team.


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We are Recruiting!

We are Recruiting!

By
9 March, 2021

Prosper Learning Trust is seeking to appoint an administrative assistant with relevant experience (in a school or similar environment) to join our busy, friendly admin team, to start on 4th May 2021. Closing date: 21st March 2021 at midnight https://harrywattsacademy.


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rapid lateral flow testing

rapid lateral flow testing

By
5 March, 2021

Update regarding lateral flow testing.

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World book day - donate a book

World book day - donate a book

By
26 February, 2021

Donate a book for world book day!


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Children's sensory packs

Children's sensory packs

By
12 February, 2021

Apply for sensory packs for at home.


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Job opportunity!

Job opportunity!

By
9 February, 2021

Harry Watts Academy are currently looking for Learning Support Assistants, who have an interest in working with pupils with autism and associated disorders. This exciting opportunity to join our lovely, growing team offers 32. Closing date: 21st February 2021 Interviews: w/c 1st March 2021 For more information about the role see our website: http://bit.


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Thank you parents

Thank you parents

By
5 February, 2021

A big thank you from all of us at Harry Watts Academy.


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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

By
5 February, 2021

We have been taking part in lots of activities this week and learning about how to look after our mental health.


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Home & Remote Learning Survey

Home & Remote Learning Survey

By
5 February, 2021

We would love your feedback on our home learning offer.


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Letter from Derek

Letter from Derek

By
4 February, 2021

Update from Derek regarding our move to our new School.


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WiFi for Home Learning

WiFi for Home Learning

By
3 February, 2021

If your child is at home and you need help with getting internet access, please let us know.


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Parent & Carer Consultation - SRE

Parent & Carer Consultation - SRE

By
3 February, 2021

Parent consultation regarding the new statutory Sex and Relationships education.


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Support From Grace House

Support From Grace House

By
28 January, 2021

Information on support available to families in Sunderland.

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Letter from Louise

Letter from Louise

By
18 January, 2021

Please see letter from Louise dated 18/01/21.


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Letter from Derek

Letter from Derek

By
18 January, 2021

Please see letter from Derek dated 07.


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Sensory Bath Time

Sensory Bath Time

By
15 January, 2021

We love this idea from Ashleigh!


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edTalk - our new e-magazine

edTalk - our new e-magazine

By
15 January, 2021

We would like to invite you to subscribe to our emagazine edTalk.


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The First Hippo on The Moon

The First Hippo on The Moon

By
15 January, 2021

Today's story is The First Hippo on The Moon.


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The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

By
14 January, 2021

The Gruffalo is a favourite with some of our children.


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Zoom catch up

Zoom catch up

By
14 January, 2021

We have had a fantastic time this morning on Zoom.


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Remote Learning

Remote Learning

By
13 January, 2021

We have had some fantastic work sent to us!


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Class Dojo

Class Dojo

By
8 January, 2021

We are launching class dojo as an additional communication method for parents and carers.


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Take Part in our COVID-19 Research Study

Take Part in our COVID-19 Research Study

By Prosper Learning Trust
7 January, 2021

The Great north Children’s Hospital are looking for 140 individuals to take part in the study looking at COVID-19 antibodies in children and young people.

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Increasing data allowances on mobile devices to support disadvantaged children

Increasing data allowances on mobile devices to support disadvantaged children

By
6 January, 2021

Increasing data allowances on mobile devices to support disadvantaged children


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Wednesday 6th January

Wednesday 6th January

By
5 January, 2021

Update for Wednesday 6th January


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URGENT UPDATE REGARDING OPENING 5.1.21

URGENT UPDATE REGARDING OPENING 5.1.21

By
5 January, 2021

URGENT UPDATE REGARDING SCHOOL OPENING


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NATIONAL LOCKDOWN UPDATE; 4.1.2021

NATIONAL LOCKDOWN UPDATE; 4.1.2021

By
4 January, 2021

Update on national lockdown and school opening.


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School re-opening - 4th January

School re-opening - 4th January

By
3 January, 2021

Information regarding re-opening.


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Message From Louise

Message From Louise

By
30 December, 2020

Following on from the Education Secretary’s live announcement this afternoon regarding school opening, I wanted to contact parents and carers regarding re-opening in January.


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The Daily Mile

The Daily Mile

By
29 December, 2020

Over the Autumn term, we have taken part in the Daily Mile each day, in order to improve our physical and mental wellbeing.


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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

By
25 December, 2020

We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas Day!


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New School Building for Harry Watts Academy

New School Building for Harry Watts Academy

By Prosper Learning Trust
18 December, 2020

We received the keys for Harry Watts Academy's new school building today.


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School's out for Christmas!

School's out for Christmas!

By
18 December, 2020

We hope you all have a very merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas, from all the staff at Harry Watts Academy.

Merry Christmas, from all the staff at Harry Watts Academy.

By
18 December, 2020

We hope that you all have a wonderful Christmas!


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Harry Watts Academy Christmas Dinner

Harry Watts Academy Christmas Dinner

By
16 December, 2020

We had a fantastic time today having our Christmas Dinner.


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Welcome Charlotte!

Welcome Charlotte!

By
14 December, 2020

Welcome to Charlotte!


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First bus trip

First bus trip

By
12 December, 2020

On Friday, children from class 1 and class 2 experienced their first trip out on our school bus.


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Our new bus

Our new bus

By
11 December, 2020

Today, our new school bus was delivered.


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Welcome Daniel!

Welcome Daniel!

By
9 December, 2020

Welcome Daniel!


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End of the rainbow

End of the rainbow

By
7 December, 2020

On Sunday, Derek visited our new school and took this photo.


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Harry Watts Christmas Tree

Harry Watts Christmas Tree

By
4 December, 2020

This week, we have put up our Christmas tree and every student was involved.


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Message from ACT

Message from ACT

By Prosper Learning Trust
1 December, 2020

We have received the following information from ACT to share with parents.


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New Building Progress

New Building Progress

By
26 November, 2020

We visited our new school building recently and it's really starting to take shape.

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We are Recruiting!

We are Recruiting!

By Prosper Learning Trust
19 November, 2020

Here at Prosper Learning Trust, we are recruiting for an experienced Estates Management Officer to join our Central Services Team, please see the following link for our application pack: https://www.


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Children in Need

Children in Need

By
13 November, 2020

Harry Watts Academy raised £60 for Children in Need!


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Join Our Team!

Join Our Team!

By
6 November, 2020

We're currently looking for Learning Support Assistants, who have an interest in working with pupils with autism and associated disorders, to join our team.


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Children in Need

Children in Need

By
5 November, 2020

We are supporting Children in Need this year.


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Home Learning Resources

Home Learning Resources

By
3 November, 2020

Links to activities for our students, if they need to isolate at home.


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Welcome Charlotte!

Welcome Charlotte!

By
28 October, 2020

Hi , my name is Charlotte Thompson and I’m one of the Learning Support Assistants in class one.


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Welcome Samantha!

Welcome Samantha!

By
27 October, 2020

Hello, my name is Samantha Sandland and I will be one of the learning support assistants in the new primary stage class in November.


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Harry Watts does Halloween!

Harry Watts does Halloween!

By
23 October, 2020

Today, we have all dressed in our spookiest costumes for a day of Halloween themed learning.


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Welcome Kaye!

Welcome Kaye!

By
22 October, 2020

Welcome to Kaye, our new teacher for class 2.


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Home Learning

Home Learning

By
22 October, 2020

We've updated our website with more resources, for if anyone needs to work from home.

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Harry Watts Academy Expansion Update

Harry Watts Academy Expansion Update

By Prosper Learning Trust
19 October, 2020

We are now in the final few days of the Harry Watts Academy expansion consultation.


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Our Amazing Planet

By
19 October, 2020

Check out this brilliant site.


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Feed the Birds!

By
16 October, 2020

Remember to look after the wildlife.


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Parent/Carer Support Group

Parent/Carer Support Group

By Prosper Learning Trust
14 October, 2020

Parents/ Carers who are supporting a child/ young person with emotional or mental health issues, see image below.


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Covid-19 Guidance

Covid-19 Guidance

By
13 October, 2020

Here are some useful documents including current Covid-19 guidance.


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Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge

By
9 October, 2020

Read a book to your trusted adult, or get them to read one to you.


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Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge

By
9 October, 2020

Read a book to your trusted adult, or get them to read one to you.


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Feed the birds

Feed the birds

By
9 October, 2020

With is starting to get cold, let's help out the birds.


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Rainbow Pizza

Rainbow Pizza

By
9 October, 2020

These taste as good as they look!


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Fruity Play Dough

Fruity Play Dough

By
9 October, 2020

Look up the recipe to make fruity play dough.

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Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs

By
9 October, 2020

Find out how hedgehogs hibernate.


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Nature noughts and crosses

Nature noughts and crosses

By
8 October, 2020

What insects will you create?


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Obstacle course!

Obstacle course!

By
8 October, 2020

Up, over, down and under.


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Edible Playdough!

Edible Playdough!

By
8 October, 2020

We love making yummy edible playdough!


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Build your own den

Build your own den

By
7 October, 2020

Let's create our own den, use cushions, pillows and blankets to create your own cosy space.


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Nature Faces

Nature Faces

By
7 October, 2020

Can you make a nature face?


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Make a Necklace

Make a Necklace

By
7 October, 2020

Can you create your own necklace?


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Shopping List Challenge

Shopping List Challenge

By
6 October, 2020

What would you buy?


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Sensory Walk

Sensory Walk

By
6 October, 2020

Create your own sensory walk


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School Uniform

School Uniform

By
6 October, 2020

All uniform can be purchased online.

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Chalk Paint

Chalk Paint

By
6 October, 2020

Create your own masterpiece with your own homemade chalk paint.


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Capacity challenge

Capacity challenge

By
5 October, 2020

Take part in the capacity challenge!


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World Teachers' Day!

World Teachers' Day!

By
5 October, 2020

Today is 'World Teachers' Day'.


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Recyclable Bee!

Recyclable Bee!

By
5 October, 2020

Buzz Buzz


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Broccoli print trees!

Broccoli print trees!

By
2 October, 2020

Can you create your own beautiful picture?


School News
Make your own Xylophone

Make your own Xylophone

By
2 October, 2020

Make your own xylophone for a fun music activity!


School News
Harry Watts Academy Expansion Update

Harry Watts Academy Expansion Update

By
2 October, 2020

Harry Watts Academy Expansion Update.


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Social Story - Isolating

Social Story - Isolating

By
30 September, 2020

A social story for students that are self isolating.


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Social Story - NOT isolating

Social Story - NOT isolating

By
30 September, 2020

A social story for children who are NOT self isolating.


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School Update

School Update

By
29 September, 2020

School Covid update.

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Letter From Mark Jones Regarding NHS Test and Trace

Letter From Mark Jones Regarding NHS Test and Trace

By Prosper Learning Trust
25 September, 2020

Prosper Learning Trust would like to share this important information from NHS Test and Trace, on how we can work together to make sure we can continue to give children and young people the best education in the safest way possible.


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edTalk - our new e-magazine

edTalk - our new e-magazine

By
25 September, 2020

edTalk is our new emagazine that will give you an insight into school life at Harry Watts Academy


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Consultation to Increase Pupil Numbers for Harry Watts Academy at Harraton

Consultation to Increase Pupil Numbers for Harry Watts Academy at Harraton

By Harry Watts Academy
22 September, 2020

Harry Watts Academy is considering submitting a proposal to the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for expansion of the school and public consultation is now open from 9th September – 15th October inclusive.


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Welcome to Harry Watts Academy Harraton

Welcome to Harry Watts Academy Harraton

By Harry Watts Academy
22 September, 2020

Welcome to Harry Watts Academy, Harrington.


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Meet Our team and See Our New Building

Meet Our team and See Our New Building

By Harry Watts Academy
22 September, 2020

Meet out team.


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We Prepare to open Harry Watts Academy Harraton

We Prepare to open Harry Watts Academy Harraton

By Harry Watts Academy
22 September, 2020

Final preparations are underway for the opening of our new Sunderland school Harry Watts Academy Harraton, which is based at the former Harraton Centre in Washington.


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First Week in Our New School!

First Week in Our New School!

By Harry Watts Academy
22 September, 2020

This week we opened our doors for the very first time to our Key Stage 1 and 3 pupils.