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21/09/20

We are counting down to our exciting Virtual Open Evening taking place on Tuesday 29th September! Please visit our website to register your interest! https://t.co/O222p2WgcM https://t.co/OSgwTEYU2P

18/09/20

Well done to some of our year 7s for being nominated for the Principal’s breakfast this month! https://t.co/B6GpYGYHsk

17/09/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

CLASS DIVIDE At times of crisis, it is always the disadvantaged who are the most vulnerable. But pupils are so delighted to finally be back at school. Saturday School is just one of the many ways we and others like ⁦⁩ ⁦are closing the gap. https://t.co/kOOMJiRULS

16/09/20

Welcome to our new cohort of P16 students! We are delighted to be welcoming back many of our Y11 students alongside students from local Academies. Embracing a new start and opportunities, our 6th form have made a fantastic flying start on the next part of their academic journey! https://t.co/1dAEZw4sPv

11/09/20

Don't miss this exciting opportunity! University Virtual Open Day: Imperial 360 Live. Imperial University is offering a virtual open day, across 2 weekends in September. 19-20th and 26-27th September. To book a place please visit the following link… https://t.co/I3Kzzjr22s https://t.co/NJATu76cln

04/09/20

WELCOME! To our new Y7 students. We have been so looking forward to meeting you! We wish all our new Y7 students a fantastic first day at Harris Academy Beckenham. https://t.co/WjDRxf9cLT

14/08/20

Many congratulations to our A Level students. We are extraordinarily proud of our student's achievements and want to wish all our Y13 students every success with their plans for the future. https://t.co/71KHLYppfh https://t.co/66tX1S74h7

17/07/20

Buying new Academy uniform? Please use voucher code HARRIS30FREEDELIVERY for free delivery on any orders over £30 when ordering from our uniform supplier. https://t.co/9f08JzivyK

12/07/20

Well done to all our students who were nominated for an end of term award. Please visit the link below and login to your HABE account to view the 'Virtual Celebration Assembly' https://t.co/FfGd1csFcd All certificates and £10 vouchers have been posted to our winners! https://t.co/ziPpWUnoPe

07/07/20

HARRIS ACADEMY BECKENHAM IS STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE IN CAREERS EDUCATION. Please click on the link to find out more on our careers website page. https://t.co/WXGxGZ27vP https://t.co/5X4NO02QuZ

03/07/20

Your chance to go down in history! You are being asked to reflect on your experiences of lockdown for a digital time capsule to be displayed on a dedicated Children of Lockdown website kept forever as part of the British Library’s UK Web Archive - visit https://t.co/fMKpnBuuhN https://t.co/yTUexMyWlg

30/06/20

Retweetd From HABE Sport

This week...how about a game of don’t let the ballon hit the floor! Great for movement, hand eye coordination and tactics. Just make sure you have space! https://t.co/3BXKP4HwDK

29/06/20

Welcome to our new Y6 students starting in September 2020! We are very excited about meeting you in person soon, however in the meantime please take a look at our Virtual Tour of the Academy and our Welcome Guide to Y6 via the link ... https://t.co/UJtm1Og7AC

29/06/20

Retweetd From HABE Performing Arts

This half-term, Performing Arts students at HABE will be set various weekly activities to get creative juices flowing. This week: creating instruments and music from household objects and devising a piece of theatre, taking on the role of performer, director and designer. https://t.co/x6TA2UzsK3

26/06/20

Retweetd From HABE Sport

Day 5: Virtual Sports Day- The HABE Lockdown Pentathlon. Access the easy to follow guide on MS Teams or the HABE website. Good luck and stay hydrated 🥇🥈🥉 https://t.co/GJ73qEQqVD

25/06/20

For those of you that didn’t make our Virtual Sports Awards yesterday evening; you can still watch it by clicking the link: https://t.co/g0zRiJvYwv Well done to our amazing PE team

24/06/20

Retweetd From HABE Sport

Day 3 of National School Sports Week; - Reminder that Sports Awards is tonight at 6pm. Invitations have gone out via email to our sport stars. If you have not received an email and are apart of football,rugby or netball please email b.judd for the link https://t.co/Fu1VRgvdwt

24/06/20

Retweetd From World Class Schools

We warmly welcome staff and students from to our Virtual Symposium. We feel privileged to be featuring your students. https://t.co/rw6oPls5Ta

24/06/20

Retweetd From HABE Sport

Day 2 of National School Sports Week; - remember to send in your selfies 🤳 to be involved in the virtual team photo.. here are just a few of our students who have represented the school this year 🏉⚽️🏀🏐 https://t.co/TPS5FBoOhz

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Posted on June 30th 2017

My Karate Experience and Competition

I have practiced karate for about 8 years and started to compete at age 11. I have enjoyed every step so far. Recently I was awarded 3rd best 14-15 year old fighter in Britain for individual fighting. I was also awarded 3rd best 14-15 year old team fighter in England.

Last Sunday, I travelled to Northampton with my karate club to compete in the BIKO closed championships. A kata is a combination involving several moves including punches, kicks, blocks and turns. I managed to place 4th, sadly not achieving a medal.

We then competed in team katas involving my friend Tanaya and I. We were the third team to go up and compete and I am very happy to say we performed really well and achieved the highest score of the whole day with 21.8 points. After each team competed we knew we had won. I have competed in many team katas with Tanaya since I was 10 years old.

After we celebrated our first major win of the day, I had to get ready and warmed up for individual kumite (fighting). I was determined to win this category. I won my first fight 1-0, which was a good start.  I knew I was in a good position so kept focused and practiced lots. As the final fight came up I started to get butterflies in my stomach. However, after what seemed much longer than 2 minutes, I had won the fight 6-5 and was crowned the winner!

With two great wins and a happy 4th place, I returned to Beckenham victorious. All of my team did extremely well. I can’t wait for the next competition!!

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Kasey Murphy - Y9