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19/04/22

The Take Care Fair is in full swing. Lots of students learning about how to care for themselves, their relationships and their community. https://t.co/5m40OxSE07

30/03/22

Culture Day displays ready to go! Amazing to see so many of our students wearing cultural dress today. Celebrating diversity within our Academy Community. https://t.co/VfNJ1EWmCF

30/03/22

Our Enrichment led to some fantastic looking cakes being baked! We also saw a brilliant Knitting Class provide a group of Year 11 with a https://t.co/nd4gvqnwYZ

18/03/22

Year 10 enjoying a performance of Macbeth this morning! https://t.co/0hFURAYxM0

22/02/22

Retweetd From HACHFutures

parents and students, our careers and futures fair is now live!!! Join us between 5-8pm on the school website and don’t forget to sign in for the live webinar https://t.co/70ICJs6rEZ

22/02/22

Our Careers and Futures Fair is LIVE https://t.co/o1LOllS7Q7

21/02/22

Retweetd From HACHFutures

parents and students - Join us online tomorrow between 5-8pm for our Virtual Careers & Futures Fair 2022 via the school website https://t.co/d2q6baVehJ

21/02/22

Information about our Virtual Careers Fair tomorrow. More to follow! https://t.co/dmZGpc3f7r

24/01/22

If you are interested in hiring our facilities please look here https://t.co/waKQ3HLeyr

16/12/21

Due to a steady rise in Covid cases this week and following advice from Public Health, late this afternoon, we have reluctantly decided to close HACH on 17/12/21. An email will follow this evening detailing the independent work to be completed by all students at home via Teams.

15/12/21

A quiet day at HACH in store… just Christmas Dinner, Christmas Jumper Day, the Year 12 Christmas fayre and the Head Student elections!

08/12/21

Our A Level Drama students had a fantastic time watching The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. The Theatre Manager said how fantastically well mannered our kids were and that they were a credit to us. Thanks to Mr Waikh and Drama! https://t.co/lRtCnqBqtj

08/12/21

Delighted to have Thurrock School Wellbeing Service at HACH today, training our first group of student elected Mental Health Champions.

02/12/21

The HACH Christmas fayre is about to get underway! Thanks to all students and staff involved. https://t.co/uycz0gncOG

01/12/21

The annual Winter Show is going to be LIVE streamed this year. Our talented students will perform a variety of festive performances including dance, music, song and drama 14/12/21 18:00 - 19:30 Tickets are £3 and can be purchased by following the link: https://t.co/iBTUgIc2EO

29/11/21

Year 12 History students have taken part in the Lessons from Auschwitz programme. They heard from a survivor, Eva Clarke BEM. The students took part in a virtual tour of Auschwitz and they have completed wider reading and research. https://t.co/hKIAn6erRL

25/11/21

Good luck with the continuation of your RRSA journey!

25/11/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Well done to those Year 8/9 students who took part in Lee Valley Athletics tonight. Thank you for giving up your afternoon/evening on an INSET day to compete for the academy 👏🙌🤛

24/11/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

We are very excited to announce that will be the very first Harris Academy to be introducing A level Ancient History course next academic year. This is due to the great support received by https://t.co/neE9JdvAzw

24/11/21

Retweetd From World Class Schools Quality Mark

So well deserved; students have a sophisticated understanding of their peers' rights. https://t.co/wT109hZJBU

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Personal, Social and Health Education 

We believe that promoting the health and well-being of our pupils is an important part of their overall education at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred. We do this through our Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) provision, which looks at many topics including all kinds of relationships, physical and emotional health, and living in the wider world.  

The aim of the PSHE course is to help our pupils make safe and informed decisions during their school years and beyond. For example, is important for them to know how diet and exercise choices impact on our lifestyle and general well-being as well as making informed financial and personal decisions. 


Relationships and sex education 

Relationships and sex education (RSE) is an important part of PSHE education at HACH. Relationships education is compulsory for all primary school pupils, and relationships and sex education (RSE) is compulsory for all secondary school pupils. Our Academy is committed to ensuring that all our students receive the appropriate provision to improve their knowledge and understanding of different types of relationships, sex and physical development, healthy living and economic well-being. Young people face complex pressures and dilemmas in developing mature relationships. The aim of RSE at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is to equip our young people with the information needed to develop healthy, nurturing relationships of all kinds, not just intimate relationships. They need to face such tasks safely, and confident in their factual knowledge, as well as being given the opportunity to discuss and shape their feelings and attitudes.  

To embrace the challenges of creating a happy and successful adult life, students need knowledge that will enable them to make informed decisions about their wellbeing, health and relationships and to build their belief in their own abilities. We facilitate lessons about RSE in an appropriate and timely manner based on student’s maturity levels; using the correct language to support their understanding. In addition to RSE, students will also explore ways of keeping themselves safe and healthy.  

Students can also put knowledge encountered in PSHE into practice as they develop the capacity to make sound decisions when facing risks, challenges and complex contexts. Everyone faces difficult situations in their lives. This subject can support young people to develop resilience, to know how and when to ask for help, and to know where to access support. This helps with their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence. 


Engaging our Stakeholders 

The journey of our current PSHE curriculum began in 2019. Parents were consulted in shaping the original RSE policy. We aim to work in partnership with parents and carers in developing the best possible provision for our students, and as such we are undertaking further consultation this year. We endeavour to achieve this through our friends of HACH group and with the wider body of parents, including specifically looking at what we teach when and why and where we can provide further information to parents to supplement content covered at school. 

We invite parents to look at the provision offered in our PSHE programme, along with an overview of the key topics being covered in the documents linked below. Our policy provides detailed information on our approach. An overview of content covered for each year group is detailed also. Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) is an important part of the PSHE curriculum. We invite parents to share feedback via our parent consultation form  

As above, relationships and sex education (RSE) is compulsory for all secondary school pupils, however, it is important to highlight that parents do have the right to withdraw their child from the ‘sex education’ element of this subject after discussion with the school. We provide further details regarding this in our policy. Even if a child is withdrawn, many pupils will discuss such issues with each other outside the classroom. We hope all students will have the opportunity to take part in our carefully planned lessons to support them in their understanding of what are often relevant and sensitive topics based on factual information in a safe setting. 
 
Our RSE Policy can be found here

Link to Department for Education RSE Guides for Parents can be found here

Documents

PSHE LTP May 22 Update 19th May 2022 Download