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Year 11 Revision Resources:


Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred –


Academy Reopening: March 2021 update.


Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy.


An article about our cooking and baking challenge


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


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


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Chloe has set a very high standard for cake week. Check out her Mt Vesuvius that took 2 days to make. It includes chocolate sponge cake, butter, chocolate and glacé icing, plus flames created out of coloured melted lollypops


Engaging in dramatic arts is a fantastic way to relieve stress and to communicate complex thoughts and emotions. Why not ask about the benefits of Drama?


One way young people can express themselves is through artwork. Drawing, painting or creating can be a great way of processing complex emotions without words.


This has the theme “Express Yourself”. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing different ways that students can share feelings, thoughts and ideas. Here is a video from The Duchess of Cambridge to kick start the week.


Get involved with the challenge!


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HACH Netball Academy


Our MFL students have been exploring different cultures through a cooking challenge! Why not take a look at the contributions via ?


Remote Learning Information


The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via


Today we’ve launched our Wellbeing First Aid service. More opportunities for students to express themselves can only be a good thing.


For any queries relating to admissions, please get in contact via for the right support.

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Computing Hub Training

Does your School need Computing Support?

We can help your school to transform its computing curriculum, whatever level of support is needed. Working together with the Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Teaching School Hub, we can equip and empower your teachers to deliver the computing curriculum in an exciting and engaging way.

Primary Academies:

Children in your school are increasingly confident in their knowledge of technology. Help your teachers to help them develop this core skill further for the careers of the future. Are you a new Computing Lead? Do all the staff in your school need to gain confidence in teaching basic programming and algorithms? Let us know your needs and we can provide cost effective, quality training at the appropriate level. If the training falls within the school day we can even offer a bursary of £220 to one teacher per school to facilitate cover.

Available Courses

  • Teaching and leading key stage 1 computing
  • Teaching and leading key stage 2 computing                           
  • Primary programming and algorithms                         
  • Introduction to primary computing
  • *NEW* Leading Primary Computing

Secondary Academies

Around 12% of 14-16 year olds take GCSE Computer Science. Let us help you to increase that number by expanding and upskilling your teaching team. We have trained many teachers of other disciplines to enable them to deliver computer science up to GCSE level, as well as boosting the skill level of existing computing teachers by giving them the skills to increase students’ engagement and attainment. All NCCE GCSE support is free of charge, while Core training has a minimal cost of £35.

Available Courses


  • KS3 computing for the non-specialist teacher
  • Teaching GCSE Computer Science: improving student engagement (includes
  • homework, gender balance and hand-on classroom teaching ideas)
  • New subject leaders of secondary computing

Computer Science Accelerator (CSA) Courses for KS4

A huge range including Algorithms, Systems, Networks, Processors, Cyber Security

Python: sequence, selection and iteration, data, projects

If you are interested in any of the above training, please complete the following form and we will be in touch:

Alternatively Please contact Martha Lopez at Harris Academy Teaching School Hub in the first instance to register your requirements and we will work together to bring them to fruition.

Further resources

Visit the NCCE’s website, for details of all our courses, FREE resources, and to register on the CS Accelerator programme or Primary Computing Programme.

Fees & Bursaries

For state-maintained schools and colleges in England, courses are either FREE or a minimal charge per day of maximum £35.  Many courses attract bursaries to cover associated costs (e.g. supply cover), and to remove the financial barriers associated with attending CPD.  Full details at:


Contact Us:

Computing Hub Lead: David Struthers | | 01702 476026 x 202

Project Officer: Sarah Beresford-Cole | | 01702 476026 x 326

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