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3rd – 10th December 2018: Success and reassurance

Dec 9, 2018 |

National success: The highlght of the week was being able to tell people of our success at a National level.  We use a system called accelerated reader to promote reading for our pupils.  The company behind this Renaissance Learning keep an eye on how well it is being used and as a result we were … read more

Scottish National Standardised Assessment (SNSA)

Nov 30, 2018 |

Over the next 3 weeks S3 pupils in Harlaw Academy will be taking part in the Scottish National Standardised Assessments (SNSA).  Full information for parents and pupils is available in the below and copies of this letter have been issued to S3 pupils by their English teacher. Scottish National Standardised Assessment (Snsa)  Read more publications … read more

26-30th November 2018: Focus on S2 other updates

Dec 1, 2018 |

Focus on S2: Learning and teaching:  Over this week senior staff have been popping into S2 classes to look at the quality of the learning and teaching.  We have been very impressed by both the quality of the teaching we have seen and the attitude shown by pupils towards the work.  As well as visiting … read more

19th-23rd November 2018 – Opportunities

Nov 24, 2018 |

On any given week there is a fair bit going on in Harlaw Academy.  The blog this week lists 10 of the varied activities taking place over the last 5 days in the school: a group of our pupils went to Bridge of don Academy as part of a young inspector project most of our … read more

DYW Taste of Hospitality

Nov 23, 2018 |

Dyw Taste Of Hospitality Flyer Read more publications on Calaméo

12th-16th November 2018 – Stay safe

Nov 18, 2018 |

Mid Autumn/Winter brings with it; darker nights, falling leaves, changing weather, frost and snow. These conditions pose an added risk as we go about our daily lives and I am using the blog this week set out 5 simple ideas to help pupils reduce the risks and to stay safe. Set off earlier – the … read more

S4 Parents’ Evening

Nov 14, 2018 |

S4 Parents’ Evening Tuesday 27th November 2018 from 4.15pm – 6.45pm S4 Parents and guardians are invited to attend the S4 Parents’ Evening in Harlaw Academy on Tuesday 27th November 2018 to meet their child’s subject teachers. Our Guidance Teachers will be available to discuss pupils overall progress at school and also present on the … read more

5th-11th November 2018: Respect Community

Nov 11, 2018 |

During this week we had a number of things to mark 100 years since the signing of the armistice which led to the end of World War 1.  Our Art department worked on a display and towards the end of the week the library showed a film ‘They Shall Not Grow Old” which has recently … read more

Parents & Carers Hands-on Workshop Texthelp

Nov 7, 2018 |

Texthelp in Aberdeen City Parents & Carers Hands-on Workshop   Date: Wednesday 14th November 2018 Time: 16:30 – 17:45 & 18:30 – 19:45 (New time!!) Venue: Old Braeside School, Braeside Place   Why should I attend? Every Aberdeen City School now has access to TextHelp’s Read&Write software, available on every device – Windows PCs, Macs, … read more

29th October – 2nd November 2018: The start of a very important term

Nov 3, 2018 |

As the holidays came to an end I was more than a little concerned.  A lot of our old windows had been removed and new frames were going in bu there was no sign of any glass and there was a fair bit of mess to get tidy for Monday.  Somehow over the final weekend … read more

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