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21/09/21

Our Virtual Open Evening will be live via our website and linked from 16:30 on Thursday 23rd September. Join us to find out more about our Academy.

15/09/21

Express yourself, gain confidence! Drama Club starts next Thursday at 4:30pm. See Mr Waikh for more details.

15/09/21

Get active this Half Term! Our PE department are running the following student clubs. https://t.co/MjtxaBvLDc

01/09/21

A Welcome to Harris Academy Chafford Hundred from our Principal; https://t.co/72TkZwNV37

22/07/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Congratulations to Jay T and his team or winning the National 3 v 3 Basketball Championship. An incredible achievement https://t.co/jJauh8YZgj

20/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

The youngest Ancient Historians on a tour in London, discovering the ancient gems of Persia and Egypt https://t.co/OPeB0ZkPC3

20/07/21

to all students, staff and community members that are celebrating

20/07/21

Our first Character Pillar Day runs today: Kindness. https://t.co/eXSRXv6KDi

20/07/21

Retweetd From Mr Beezy

Looking forward to motivating the year 7, 8 and 9 students at myself and a member of my team will be running kindness workshops dealing with themes such as peer pressure and cancel culture

10/06/21

Latest Sports Results. Football Academy 7 Plume 4 MOTM Alfie H Netball Academy 16 Oaklands 31 Umpires player: Chichi N Coaches players: Leah C and Amber C

24/05/21

HACH Spring Show 2021! https://t.co/E972ePht78

12/05/21

Are you interested in training to become a teacher within the Essex region? Do you know someone who is interested in teaching as a career? Join us for a Train to Teach event 26th May – 4pm to 5.30pm Online Via Zoom Visit our website for more information: https://t.co/1Zd0tB01VT

31/03/21

Year 11 Revision Resources: https://t.co/HVXzEH0dDi

10/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred –

03/03/21

Academy Reopening: March 2021 update. https://t.co/uoZWHIrw7F

23/02/21

Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy. https://t.co/msSWzGeZgR

11/02/21

An article about our cooking and baking challenge https://t.co/jlnZAlAOu7

04/02/21

Writing your feelings down can be an effective method of processing complex emotions. Poem, lyric and story writing can help encourage stress release and improve mental health

03/02/21

Physical activity is crucial in maintaining good mental health. Why not look at what are doing to promote well-being through exercise?

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.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Clapham

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Havering

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

French

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language or Literature. A GCSE Grade 7 in the relevant language is also a requirement.

Qualification aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this qualification are to enable you to:

● enhance linguistic skills on the basis of knowledge and understanding of the language, culture and society of the country or countries where the language is spoken

● develop control of the language using spoken, written skills and translation, including an extended range of vocabulary, for both practical and intellectual purposes and sustain communication and build fluency and confidence

● engage critically with intellectually stimulating texts, films and other materials in the original language

● mediate between cultures and between speakers of the language and speakers of English critical thinking, and linguistic, cultural and cognitive flexibility that will enable them to proceed to further study or employment

Year 12

Themes: Evolving lives and societies and political and artistic cultures

Topics: Changing family structures, Education, World of work, Music, Media, Festivals and traditions

Year 13

Themes: Immigration, multiculturalism, wars and resistance

Topics: Dictatorship, integration, civil wars, rise of the far right and democracy

How will you be assessed?

Paper 1   - 2 hours

Listening, Reading and Translation

40% of the qualification (80 marks)

  • Section A (Listening – 30 marks)
  • Section B (Reading – 30 marks)
  • Section C (Translation from Target Language into English – 20 marks)

Paper 2   - 2 hours and 40 minutes

Written response and translation

30% of the qualification (120 marks)

  • Section A: Translation – 20 marks - (English to Target language)
  • Section B: Written Response to Works – 50 marks – (An extended response of 300-350 words to either 2 literary texts OR 1 literary text)
  • Section C: Written Response to Films - 50 marks (if you answer 1 question to a literary text, then you must write about a film you studied)

Paper 3   - Speaking - 21 to 23 minutes with 5 minutes preparation time   

30% of the qualification (72 marks)

  • Task 1 - (discussion on a given theme in a card - 6 to 7 minutes)
  • Task 2 – Part 1: (Independent research presentation – 11 to 12 minutes)
  • Task 2 – Part 2: (Discussion on research presentation followed by questions on a broader scale of the research)

Exam board: Edexcel