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05/01/21

Remote Learning Update 2021: https://t.co/meFHCvfPxa

15/12/20

The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via https://t.co/MRcWkv2GOR

30/11/20

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

20/11/20

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

19/11/20

Our Virtual Sixth Form open evening is now live on our website.

19/11/20

Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening will go live from 6pm!

05/11/20

We are pleased to announce that our Sixth Form’s virtual open evening and application process will be live from the 19th November

14/10/20

Interested in our Students’ Experience and Enrichment? Why not visit our Virtual Open Evening? https://t.co/72Liy23OCJ

13/10/20

Interested in our Y6-Y7 transition? Visit our Virtual Open Evening to find out more https://t.co/72Liy23OCJ

12/10/20

Interested in our curriculum? Visit our Virtual Open Evening for more information. https://t.co/72Liy23OCJ

10/10/20

On this please remember that you matter, that you are not alone and that . Share your worries, we are stronger together.

09/10/20

Our Virtual Open Evening is now live! Join us via our website or this direct link. https://t.co/NuhC7T4NR8 https://t.co/o4SxaYrlxl

09/10/20

Today is the day! Join us on our website (link in bio) from 4pm for our Virtual Open Evening. We can’t wait to share our Academy with you. https://t.co/iwagayQcLs

09/10/20

Looking forward to our Year 11 Futures Event today. Fantastic opportunity to discuss our 6th Form, A Levels, BTEC courses and apprenticeship routes with our students. Exciting to help them map out their pathways.

08/10/20

It’s tomorrow! We are really excited about our Virtual Open Evening. Join us from 4pm on Friday 9th October via our website for more information. https://t.co/IEfEWk2s1r

07/10/20

3 days to go until the launch of our Virtual Open Evening! https://t.co/P6kZfMrhca

13/08/20

We’re incredibly proud of all our Year 13 students, congratulations to those who secured places at some fantastic universities today. https://t.co/FC2wEAK52O

22/07/20

It’s our last day of what has been one of the most turbulent academic years in history. A huge thank you to our students, parents & staff for their relentless hard work and support. Have a well deserved break & we cannot wait to see you in September!

03/07/20

Our second Year 6 transition bulletin has been sent out. This week, hear from our Head of Academy; Mr Glees. Also read the top tips from Jack in Year 7. All Y6 Bulletins will also be available on our website. https://t.co/kKdcmhQwJT

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

Curriculum Overview

We believe that providing a broad, rich and deep range of learning experiences is essential for the development of the young people who study with us. A well-planned, personalised curriculum, delivered through excellent teaching, will provide our students the opportunities to Excel, Exceed and Explore in response to the challenges of a rapidly developing world.


Scope

We define the curriculum as:

  • the intent behind the plans for teaching and learning
  • the body of knowledge and understanding which we wish for students to develop
  • the learning skills and approaches which we wish for students to develop
  • the wider curriculum, including enrichment and extra-curricular activities facilitated by school.

Beliefs and ethos

We believe that a well-designed curriculum is essential for tackling educational disadvantage. Our rationale is founded on the following ten principles.

  • The curriculum must assist all students in securing high-quality qualifications that will best prepare them for their future education, employment and training.
  • All students must study a personalised curriculum which is wide-ranging, balanced and rigorous.
  • The curriculum must be designed around effective understanding of the transition from primary to secondary education and the subsequent transition into further and higher education.
  • The curriculum must be engaging; learning is fun and it must be rewarding for all.
  • The foundation of all learning is knowledge, so we plan and deliver a knowledge-rich curriculum.
  • Learning is ‘sticky’ and generative; the more students learn, the more they can learn in the future.
  • Core skills are to be mastered within and across all subjects, so the development of skills is also a keen focus of our planning.
  • Enrichment, both within the curriculum and beyond, is essential in bringing learning to life, and so must be explicitly planned.
  • Employability and preparedness for work must be incorporated into curriculum planning.
  • The curriculum must help students to develop spiritually, morally, culturally and socially.

For further details or to discuss any element of the curriculum please contact r.tannahill@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk or call 01375 484580.

The full curriculum policy can be downloaded from our Teaching and Learning page.