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15/12/17

News: Pupils will finish at 1:35 on Wednesday 20th December for the Christmas holidays 🎄

14/12/17

It’s our amazing breakfast reading morning tomorrow from 7:30am. Come and read and have a free breakfast on us 📖🍳🥓 https://t.co/NCdjTnYIl1

14/12/17

Retweetd From HPAMA

Another day, another show! Today Y2 are watching perform Bugsy Malone https://t.co/iyzWY6YshB

14/12/17

Enjoy 😊

14/12/17

Retweetd From Kim Jade

Enroute to CERN with our a-level physics students. Far too excited

23/11/17

Just a reminder for tonight 😊

23/11/17

A really informative day so far- brilliant to see 👍🏻 https://t.co/poQy6n5STS

23/11/17

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In with team for for Yr12 https://t.co/lZdES7pIVl

23/11/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today: and both with . If you can't attend you can still speak to us via https://t.co/fvoQpHDJvD

22/11/17

Retweetd From Luis Amador

HACH’s finest... a pretty good teachmeet. https://t.co/TTMcJ6klJX

22/11/17

You are all welcome to our sixth form opening evening tomorrow night, starting at 6pm until 8 👍🏻😁

22/11/17

Retweetd From Miss Hollingbery

What an amazing turnout and presentations https://t.co/GICV2I6j93

21/11/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

A blustery day at Mersea today - well done year 11 for getting stuck in with some ‘proper geography’ in preparation for the mocks https://t.co/kjeBZe5DJl

21/11/17

We hope you all had a brilliant day at the kids lit quiz 2017- keep reading 😁 https://t.co/Vgs6r7E8TG

21/11/17

Wow what an amazing day at the Kids Lit Quiz today. Fantastic effort to all involved 👌🏻📚👍🏻😁 https://t.co/suZDkKrCwS

20/11/17

Just a reminder we have our sixth form open evening this Thursday evening from 6pm- All welcome 😁

12/11/17

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and Michelle Harrison https://t.co/wsQ01XT1FF

09/11/17

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How about a retweet to raise awareness of our twitter account?

20/10/17

Happy half term everyone 👍🏻 see you all back on Monday 6th November

20/10/17

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Year 7 5-a-side borough champions!!! Mr Bridges https://t.co/Bn0t47Dy1i

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.

Subjects studied in year 11 only

Subjects studied in year 11 only

Students continue with their subject from year 10 but may supplement these studies with further GCSEs which can be studied on one year or with additional study time for their existing subjects.

Below is a list of these options. Further details of each are available from the contact shown.

Advice & Guidance

Often these subjects are recommended for particular students based on progress in year 10. To find out if this recommendation may apply to a particular student please contact the student’s mentor or a.seaman@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

One Year Courses - GCSE or equivalent

 

R.E. GCSE

R.E. is a one-year GCSE course during which students will reflect on both moral and philosophical issues, such as euthanasia, crime and punishment and the problem of evil.

It is assessed by two terminal examinations at the end of Year Eleven.

Grades achievable range from A*-G

Contact s.downey@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Statistics

The principle aim of this one-year course is to increase students’ awareness of the role that accurate statistical representations, calculations, reasoning and interpretation can play in their lives. It is particularly suitable for students who enjoy and have been successful in Mathematics at GCSE level.

There is a small coursework component, along with a terminal examination.

 

A minimum of a B grade in GCSE Maths is required in order to select this course due to the extensive Maths content. It is suitable for Fast track Mathematicians who are completing GCSE Maths in Year 10.

Contact s.stronach@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

ICT

GCSE ICT will qualify pupils to operate confidently in today’s digital world. It doesn’t teach how computers work or how to program them, but it does show how to use ICT effectively and safely. This is vital for young people in today’s global job market. The course is 60% Controlled Assessment and 40% exam. This is a challenging yet rewarding qualification that will help in further education and career progression.  This will be x2 lesson.

Contact e.giles@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Business Btec

Business Studies BTEC is a one year option for students who do not achieve a grade C or above in the GCSE examinations. It is a course that leads to the equivalent of a GCSE qualification. Students for whom this course is suitable will be advised during their options meeting.

Contact e.giles@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Additional study time for existing subjects

 

Art and Textiles Support

It is strongly advised that all students taking Art and/or Textiles GCSE should take an extra lesson in Year Eleven to enable them to spend more time completing the substantial practical, research and design elements of these courses.

Contact g.graham@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Business Studies

All students taking Applied GCSE Business Studies will automatically continue with Business Studies as one of their options next year and convert the GCSE into a double award.

Students who are achieving well can take Business as an extra option and then convert it to a double GCSE. 

Contact e.giles@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Science Support

This lesson is aimed at any student studying Science who feels they may need additional time to focus on internal assessments and examination preparation.

Contact n.power@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

History Support

This additional History lesson is for any student who feels they will require additional time to dedicate to the significant demands of this subject. History is 75% exam and 25% Controlled Assessment thus this lesson will be very helpful in enabling students to juggle the demands of internal deadlines and examination preparation.

Contact s.downey@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Geography Support

This additional Geography lesson is for any student who feels they will require additional time to dedicate to the significant demands of this subject. Geography is 75% exam and 25% Controlled Assessment thus this lesson will be very helpful in enabling students to juggle the demands of internal deadlines and examination preparation.

Contact s.downey@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

French/German/Spanish Support

With the demands of speaking and listening, reading and writing in MFL subjects an extra support lesson will be beneficial for those students who want to achieve well in their choice of Modern Foreign Language.

Contact a.ashwood@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Mathematics AS level

This option is for fast track Mathematicians who have completed their GCSE in Year 10 and achieved a minimum of an A grade. The aim will be to prepare students to sit the AS exams at the end of Year 11 where possible.

Contact s.stronach@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

English Tuition

This lesson offers students an opportunity to further develop their English skills in a small group setting. Students for whom this course is suitable will be advised during their options meeting.

Contact t.street@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

Mathematics Tuition

This lesson offers students an opportunity to further develop their Maths skills in a small group setting. Students for whom this course is suitable will be advised during their options meeting.

Contact s.stronach@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

 

 

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