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    (Original post by fiddletrio)
    One counsellor does not mean that everything is rainbows and fairies......people still suffer from mental health issues and the school overlook most of that **** cos they just want good grades. Honestly I'm just going there to get good grades and go to Oxford tbh.
    Yeah, Harris Westminster is run by a business, after all, and the objective of a business is to make money. But I think I wanna join the Student Council and try to investigate this issue more. Mental health is still really important and is just as imperative in a person achieving good grades as hard work.
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Let's do... 20 things in Harris that will make you wanna kill yourself

    I'm being serious lol we did that for my school and here's what we came up with

    1. Bipolar teachers
    2. Fake af people
    3. Fake af jollof rice
    4. Chicken for lunch... every single fricking day
    5. All the hot male teachers are married
    6. All the hot female teachers are not interested
    7. No one got higher than 6 in the last maths mock
    8. Our school advertising lies about us being rated 'Outstanding' by ofsted
    9. We live in the hood
    10. 40% of students can't spell hood
    11. We're always flopping GCSE French mocks cos we can't really speak French
    12. A good amount of us failed English speaking and listening, which means we can't speak English either
    13. The ESOL students never get in trouble... no matter what they do
    14. The school spends its money on useless things like fake grass in the reception instead of a librarian
    15. The school internet is highly unusable in the sense that nearly every single website is blocked
    16. People push into the lunch line all the time - and the teachers do NOTHING about it
    17. Some sixth formers were told NOT to apply to Russell Group unis as apparently they doubted they would receive offers
    18. A girl once got stabbed with scissors
    19. As I was in the student council, I can tell you that I was told to lie to Ofsted and say that bullying doesn't happen in the school
    20. Some teachers fail to empathise with students and are very quick to hand out sanctions... without attempting to understand the situation.

    My school is actually so dead wth
    I'm deadddddd🤣🤣🤣.
    I need to watch this.
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    (Original post by fiddletrio)
    One counsellor does not mean that everything is rainbows and fairies......people still suffer from mental health issues and the school overlook most of that **** cos they just want good grades. Honestly I'm just going there to get good grades and go to Oxford tbh.
    I'm pretty sure that's why everyone is going there.
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    (Original post by Ihatelife2)
    I'm pretty sure that's why everyone is going there.
    Yes; on top of the fact that I hate my secondary school and would not even ponder of the thought of going to their so called 'sixth form'...
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Yeah, Harris Westminster is run by a business, after all, and the objective of a business is to make money. But I think I wanna join the Student Council and try to investigate this issue more. Mental health is still really important and is just as imperative in a person achieving good grades as hard work.
    All academies and schools do follow a business model. I found out in a university that every single student is actually worth money to the school(£4000 they said).
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    I feel quite scared that my birthday is on the same day as results day.
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    (Original post by HisMajesty_Kwabz)
    Yes; on top of the fact that I hate my secondary school and would not even ponder of the thought of going to their so called 'sixth form'...
    Yup. I can't even have proper lessons in some of my classes. The people in the class just don't let lessons take place. I want to be in an environment where people actually do care unlike the overwhelming majority of my school.
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    (Original post by Rp3213)
    I feel quite scared that my birthday is on the same day as results day.
    That's a sign of good luck that you will get all the grades you want and you will be so happy. Trust me!
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    Oh yes btw to the other students that do geography what are the grades like overall in their school.
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    (Original post by Rp3213)
    I feel quite scared that my birthday is on the same day as results day.
    One of my friends is in the exact same situation as well. Don't worry. You will do well in your GCSEs, not have anything to worry about and enjoy your birthday.
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    (Original post by Rp3213)
    Oh yes btw to the other students that do geography what are the grades like overall in their school.
    On the sheet from the open evening, it says that 37% of the 30 students in 2017 got A*.
    Randomly just found it a few minutes ago as well.
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    (Original post by Rp3213)
    Oh yes btw to the other students that do geography what are the grades like overall in their school.
    I can answer that! One of the girls I spoke to did Geography. She says that Harris has a different grading system to every other school; it's adapted from the GCSE grades, so it's like 9-1, where 4/5 is a pass, except that there's a Grade 10, which no one has ever gotten. I have a feeling someone here will be the first, though...
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    Only 5% of the 62 students doing physics got an A*:afraid:
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    (Original post by Ihatelife2)
    One of my friends is in the exact same situation as well. Don't worry. You will do well in your GCSEs, not have anything to worry about and enjoy your birthday.
    Yes but Spanish and geography are definitely not going as planned for me. Oh yes, also the average Spanish grade is a low 4 in our school so we are failing too.
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    (Original post by Ihatelife2)
    Only 5% of the 62 students doing physics got an A*:afraid:
    Do you mind checking for essay subjects? (like English, History, Politics etc.)
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    (Original post by Ihatelife2)
    Only 5% of the 62 students doing physics got an A*:afraid:
    Lol, the problem in my school is that even in top set there is a large range in grades. There are people getting 9s and some people getting 2s.
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    Any of you guys doing the IMOK next week? If so - how are you revising for it?
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    (Original post by Rp3213)
    Lol, the problem in my school is that even in top set there is a large range in grades. There are people getting 9s and some people getting 2s.
    Same here. In my last mock, I got:

    English: 5
    Maths: 4
    Science: 5
    Geography: 5
    French: 3
    Drama: 6
    Business: B
    RE: 7

    ... and I'm in Set 1 for English and Science/Set 2 for Maths...
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    (Original post by Rp3213)
    Yes but Spanish and geography are definitely not going as planned for me. Oh yes, also the average Spanish grade is a low 4 in our school so we are failing too.
    I'm kinda in the same boat as you. The only people in my class who did well in the mocks for Spanish are the native speakers and this one Italian speaking guy. The rest of us non-native speakers did pretty bad. Only a few people in my class passed. TBH I didn't work hard enough for it but I want to get at least a 7 by the end of the year so I need to start the grind. I only got a 4 in December as well.
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    Any of you guys doing the IMOK next week? If so - how are you revising for it?
    What is IMOK?
 
 
 

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