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Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today at and 🗣️👂


Just a reminder no pupils are to attend school on Monday- Inset Day


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Our year 7s loved their map skills lesson today 👍🏻🌍


We are ready for our futures evening ✅


Futures evening tonight for our year 11s 📚 5:30 until 8:30 👍🏻


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Looking forward to attending the Careers Fair at 6.30-8.30pm. Come & see what Palmer's can offer you!


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Meeting young people at and tonight talking about careers in creative industries!


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The crews return....


Retweetd From Harris Federation

achievers day winners with the ultimate prize of rowing Gloriana, The Queen’s Row Barge congratulations!


Careers event for our year 10s today 👍🏻


Just a reminder we have an inset day on Monday 9th October


Retweetd From Danielle Ledingham

Year 9s beginning their journey & today listening to Nikki King talking about women in business


Hope you enjoyed it 👍🏻


Retweetd From Michael Raisbury

We loved visiting your wonderful school tonight


What an amazing place this is 😍👍🏻




Some odd things going on in science tonight



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.

Art and Design

Art and Design

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature and GCSE Grade 6 in Art. Candidates will also be required to bring a portfolio of their work to a consultation meeting.

This course is for those who are looking to extend their knowledge of Art beyond GCSE Level.

A Level Course Content

The new A-level course is made up of two components; the Personal Investigation and an Externally Set assignment.

Component 1 – Personal Investigation

The ‘personal investigation’ will allow you to explore in depth a theme, concept or idea of your choice. You will research relevant artists, craftspeople and designers and use this understanding to develop your own practical work. Your practical exploration will be supported by written work that documents how your ideas are informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and critical understanding.

Component 2 – Externally Set Assignment

You will be given a choice of starting point to develop which culminates in a 15 hour supervised session. Throughout the assignment you will be given the opportunity to develop your work in response to your starting point. You will be assessed on your ability to work independently and develop a personal, meaningful response.

How will you be assessed?

Component 1: Personal Investigation 60%

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment 40%

Exam Board: AQA