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28/05/21

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Next week will be the start of Careers Discovery Week! Just a few days left to sign up and register if you haven't already! Sign ups can be done on https://t.co/DgMcmCp3ex , events, filtered to newest 😁 We hope to see you next week. https://t.co/tfWU2t8rbM

27/05/21

Year 10 Half-Term Masterclasses take place next week, please see the link to the timetable: https://t.co/hf2yjvBCBr

25/05/21

Year 8 students have been working with Royal Mail to create stamp designs for a competition based on their Covid Pandemic Heroes. Check out this selection of their work https://t.co/FaTMcbNzX6

17/05/21

HAO students have been making music even if the concert venue is their living room! Performances posted this week are bass guitar, ukelele, and piano. Check out HAO Creates Music! at https://t.co/bRSCE9eMio

10/05/21

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Year 12 student https://t.co/Oi8SkzpTJ6

10/05/21

Calling all HAO music students! Sign up for an audition for Goblin Market asap!🎵🎤🎼 https://t.co/B6ceXXdWxy

30/04/21

How can parents help their child prepare for a music performance exam? ABRSM has some great advice here! https://t.co/N9fBInzG9U

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Orpington 100 Books

FHU orpington 100 poster PP“Reading is a passport to countless adventures’

The Orpington 100 is a list of 100 books (see below) that the staff, students and parents believe will inspire students.

Students taking up the challenge will gain hugely from the experience, whether reading for pure pleasure or to broaden their knowledge and literary horizons. Why not take up the challenge yourself and read some or all of the books too, and then discuss them with your child? The staff at the academy will also be reading the books and discussing them with students.

Do you have spare copies?

The library has copies of all the books listed below but if you have additional copies to donate please ask your child to hand it in at reception. Your book will be a very welcome addition to our library.

We’d also welcome your views on the books we have chosen. If you have any comments or thoughts please send them to info@harrisorpington.org.uk.


The Orpington 100 list

Book Author
1984 George Orwell
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
A Monster Calls Patrick Ness
A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snickett
A Vew from the Bridge Arthur Miller
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
Alex Rider Series Anthony Horowitz
An Inspector Calls J.B Priestley
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging Series Louise Rennison
Animal Farm George Orwell
Artemis Fowl Series Eoin Colfer
Beloved Toni Morrison
Birdsong Sebastian Faulks
Boy in the Striped Pjyamas John Boyne
Boys Don't Cry Malorie Blackman
Boys Don't Knit T.S.Easton
Brilliant World of Tom Gates Series L Pichon
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
Charlotte's Webb E.B.White
Coram Boy Jamila Gavin
Demon Dentist David Walliams
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series Jeff Kinney
Divergent Series Veronica Roth
Dork Diaries Series Rachel Renee Russell
Dracula Bram Stoker
Face  Benjamin Zephaniah
Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl
Flour Babies Anne Finne
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
Goodnight Mr Tom Michelle Magorian
Goosebumps Series R.L.Stine
Harry Potter Series J K Rowling
Holes Louis Sachar
Horrible Histories Series Martin Brown
I am David Anne Holm
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou
Jekyll and Hyde R.L.Stevenson
Little Stars Jacqueline Wilson
Lord of the Flies William Golding
Macbeth William Shakespare
Madame Doubtfire Anne Fine
Maggot Moon Sally Gardner
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs
Murder Most Unladylike Series Robin Stevens
Northern Lights Series Philip Pullman’s
Noughts and Crosses Series Malorie Blackman
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
One Flew Over  The Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey
Our Day Out Willy Russell
Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief Series Rick Riordan
Private Peaceful Michael Morpurgo
Ratburger David Walliams
Skellig David Almond
Skullduggery Pleasant Series Derek Landy
Stardust Neil Gaiman
Stone Cold Robert Swindells
Such A Fun Age Kiley Reid
The Book Thief Marcus Zurak
The Borrowers Mary Norton
The Box of Delights John Masefield
The Breadwinner Deborah Ellis
The Bunker Diaries Kevin Brooks
The Catcher In The Rye J.D.Salinger
The Colour Purple Alice Walker
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime Mark Haddon
The Darkness is Rising Susan Cooper
The Day Dreamer Ian McEwan
The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank
The Fault in our Stars John Green
The Girl of Ink and Stars Kiran Millwood Hargrave
The Giver Lois Lowry
The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman
The Great Gatsby J.Scott. Fitzgerald
The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood
The Hate you Give Thomas, Angie
The Hobbit J.K.Tolkein
The Hunger Games Series Suzanne Collins
The Life of Pi Yann Martel
The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe C.S.Lewis
The Maze Runner Series James Dashner
The Outsiders  S.E. Hinton
The Portrait of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Series Sue Townsend
The Secret Garden Frances Burnett
The Tattoist Of Auschwitz Heather Morris
The Twits Roald Dahl
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Joan Aiken
The Woman in Black Susan Hill
Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Tracy Beaker Jacqueline Wilson
Trash Andy Mulligan
Two Weeks with the Queen Morris Gleitzman
Unbearable Paul Jennings
War Horse Michael Morpurgo
Welcome to Nowhere Elizabeth Laird
Where The World Ends Geraldine McCaughrean
Wonder R.J. Palacio