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Sixth form offers update 😁


Retweetd From Harris Chafford Hundred

This Friday we have our reading and breakfast morning from 7:30am in the cafe. 📚


Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

What a great day at the Roman baths with exemplary Harris Chafford and Riverside students.


This Friday we have our reading and breakfast morning from 7:30am in the cafe. 📚


Options evening and parents evening this Thursday evening for year 9 pupils.


Part 3: We really miss the Summer 😫 ☀️


Part 2: We wish you all a safe and restful weekend and look forward to seeing you all once again on Monday


Part 1: A huge thank you to those of you who have shown your support over the last few days. It has been a huge challenge, especially when you really want to keep the school open and we really appreciate everyone who understands it’s not just a quick and easy decision to make.


Retweetd From Essex Weather Centre

Disappointing to see local media once again creating unnecessary panic by using computer generated forecasts which show heavy snow all evening and overnight. This has forced shopping centres, schools, businesses and local shops to make decisions when NO disruptive snow expected.


9:30am start but if students want to come in earlier they can do


Both the warm and mock exam are cancelled today for those of you involved. 9:30 start


Just to confirm everybody is to leave the site at 1pm so there will be no year 11 intervention after school


Yes they do


Yes everybody is to leave at 1pm so no Year 11 intervention


Good morning all. We are open for all students with a reduced day to ensure more time to leave and exit safely. The School Day will start at 9:30am and finish at 1:00pm. If pupils wish to arrive earlier we will accommodate them as always. Please see the attached email sent out.


Part 2: We will notify you by 7.45am tomorrow if there are any changes. The delay this morning was due to the volume of website traffic causing technical difficulties. It is always our intention to be open for our students.


Part 1: Our overriding desire is to stay open if possible to educate the children. Decisions are made on the day after judging the local conditions and staffing levels. This is simply not possible the day before.


Good morning, no intervention this afternoon


Weather update. School open from 10am. The school will be fully open to all pupils including Sixth Form with a 10am start.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

An average Attainment 8 score of 4 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature. A GCSE Grade 6 in PE or Merit in PE BTEC is required, alongside a GCSE 5 Grade in Core and Additional Science or in Biology if Triple Science has been studied. The candidate must also be actively involved in sport outside of the Academy.

Entry Requirements

  • You will need 5 GCSEs at 9– 5 Level (including Science and Level 5 in English).
  • You will need to achieve a 6 grade or above in GCSE PE or at least merit level if you have completed BTEC Sport in Year 11.
  • Any other sporting qualifications that you have will help to boost your application. For example Leadership level 1/2, Junior Football Organiser Award etc.

What will you study?

Externally Assessed Units: All students have to study these units:

1. Anatomy

2-Fitness training

19- development & provision of sport

22 - investigating business in sport

Internally Assessed Units:

3 Professional Development in Sport

4-sports leadership

5-applied fitness testing

6-sport psychology

7- practical sport performance

8-coaching in performance

9- Research Methods

23 - skill acquisition

25 - rules and regulations

26 - technical and tactical demands

Where can this qualification lead me?

  • University
  • Sport Development Officers
  • Sports Coaching/Instructing
  • Activities Centre Staff
  • Health Promotion & Fitness
  • Personal Trainer
  • Management/Administration of Leisure Facilities
  • PE Teacher/Sports Lecture

​How will you be assessed?

Assessment is specifically designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification. It includes a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications in the sector. There are three main forms of assessment that you need to be aware of: external, internal and synoptic. Internal and external assessments are based on realistic scenarios.

There are also external exam components for the BTEC that you are required to pass in order to achieve your final results.