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Year 10 Covid test results for Tuesday March 8th 120 out of 126 students have turned up for their tests. ALL have been negative for Covid-19 antibodies.


Happy International Women’s Day!


Happy Spring morning. Today we welcome Year 7 & 10 for testing after a brilliant day of testing for year 11, and 13 on Friday.. we are looking forward to seeing you all.


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As a carer or parent, it's understandable you may feel a little uneasy about your child returning to school from tomorrow (Monday 8 March) onwards. Rest assured though, social distancing measures will be in place & staff will be having regular tests to keep pupils safe.


Please read this thread


Book a coronavirus vaccination - NHS if you are 56 years of age or have a learning disability


Retweetd From Tottenham Hale ‘n heart: Ruth Gordon’s ward watch

Traffic heads up: The Hale Works development will be having their tower crane removed on weekend of 13/14 March. This will mean the closure the East Bound lane on Ferry Lane on Friday 12th from 10pm until 5am on Monday 15th March.


We tested Year 11-13 prior to reopening in March 8th 101 Year 11 (65%) 70 Year 12 and 13 (51%) All negative 😁 Bring on Monday


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Are you ready.... packed your bag.... do your shoes still fit? T-92 hours to go until we see the first students for teaching on Tuesday 9th March! All queries and questions on reopening can be sent to we are here to help!


Test Friday ; Mask Monday


58 Year 11s now through and all negative


37 Year 11 students so far - all negative and more than excited to at last be returning


Year 11-13 - REMEMBER MASKS & PATHS See you all tomorrow for your lateral flow tests. Don’t forgot those masks


Happy from the Creative Arts team at HATO 📚🌎🍫🎫


Superb to hear. Glad we could help


Happy World Book Day! Gigantosaurus has arrived this morning to surprise our key worker pods! We are all interested to see how Ms Lodhi transfers to online teaching via teams for her 9am this space!


Happy World Book Day! 📚🌎


If you send a message to the private direct message system in this Twitter account we can find out who this is with you


Can you DM this account please with you details of who you are and we will see what has happened


Fearful of the lateral flow test being used on Friday and next week? Watch this NHS film by Barts Hospital of how to do the test safely. Just 1.5cm in your nostril or until you feel resistance. The swab does not pierce the skin inside your nose.

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Wellbeing at Home

We understand that this is a difficult time for families. Please see our short film below for ideas on how to cope with stress and anxiety during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Watch the HATO guide to coping with stress and anxiety during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Our aim within Harris Academy Tottenham is to always prioritise the mental health and wellbeing of our pupils and our staff. Through curriculum and pastoral provisions, alongside targeted interventions, we support our community to develop their own psychological toolkit, and ensure that everyone knows where to turn if they need help or support.

Our whole-academy approach to mental health and wellbeing is vital for ensuring that our young people flourish, learn and succeed. We ensure that we are providing opportunities for them, and the adults around them, to develop the strengths and coping skills that underpin resilience and encourage them to thrive in all areas of their lives.

To ensure the best possible outcomes for all members of our community, all parts of the Academy work together and are committed to improving wellbeing. It is continuous a partnership between governors, senior leaders, teachers and all Academy staff, as well as parents, carers and the wider community. 

We are dedicated to supporting all members of our community. If you are looking for help, then you can always find someone to support you within the Academy. See our Keeping Safe page for details of who to contact.

Useful links

For more help and advice, the following links may be useful.

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger

  • Provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258.
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, Three, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Parents Helpline

  • Parents Helpline is available to offer advice to parents and carers worried about a child or young person under 25.
  • Call our free helpline for confidential, expert advice on 0808 802 5544.
  • Available Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm- available in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Out of our operating hours, you can contact the Parent Helpline via our online contact form.


  • is free online mental wellbeing community.
  • Access free, safe and anonymous support.
  • Get advice and free counselling services at


  • Comforts, advises and protects children 24 hours a day and offers free confidential counselling.
  • Phone 0800 1111 (24 hours).
  • Chat 1-2-1 with a counsellor online.

The Mix

  • Information, support and listening for people under 25.
  • Phone 0808 808 4994 (24 hours).
  • Get support online.


  • 24 hour confidential listening and support for anyone who needs it. (Adults included.)
  • Phone 116 123 (24 hours).

Keeping Safe Online

As a result of the shift to online learning, it's even more important that pupils are clear on how they need to keep themselves safe online. The resources below provide some helpful assistance for both pupils and families. 

NetAware - NSPCC

You can learn more by accessing the website here


It’s not always easy to know what’s safe online and what’s not. Childline's advice can help you to keep safe and to know what to do when things go wrong.


UK Safer Internet Centre - Top Tips

The UK Safer Internet Centre has produced top tips for using the iPad safely and responsibility. Click on the image to download.


Managing screentime 

You should be encouraging your child to take regular breaks from screen usage. You could utilise some of the activities from our wellbeing page for that purpose. 

For further guidance around screen time and how to manage this for young people, please see this article from the UK Safer Internet Centre.