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12/10/18

Retweetd From Harris Chafford Hundred

If you want to challenge your students and help them to explore medicine and healthcare in more detail then this is a fantastic opportunity. For further information and tickets use the link provided. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

12/10/18

Retweetd From Harris Chafford Hundred

Wow we have been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award winning We bring the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

09/10/18

Retweetd From NELFT Brighter Futures Healthy Families

New drop-in posters released this week... hopefully going on school screens as well as the School Health Office doors & various places around school! 📺🖥️📱 https://t.co/wEz8e087s5

09/10/18

This Friday- help our Duke of Edinburgh’s award group raise some money 😁 https://t.co/QdN2j0qHiw

02/10/18

Retweetd From TeachPhysics

STEMclub building a raspberry pi. https://t.co/hHUzeQ42dt

27/09/18

The cast of our school production singing their hearts out 👏🏻 https://t.co/UyOc7sbGp3

27/09/18

Our crazy scientist 👨‍🔬 https://t.co/JLRsRSGQFu

27/09/18

And we are open until 8pm- be good to see as many of you as possible. 😀 https://t.co/qZyhHbA7Vb

25/09/18

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Come and see a human cadaver autopsy . Open to anyone!! Get your tickets at https://t.co/ni0SIu31Bv

24/09/18

Open evening this Thursday from 4:30pm until 8:00pm for future parents/pupils. All our welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. 😁

24/09/18

If you want to challenge your students and help them to explore medicine and healthcare in more detail then this is a fantastic opportunity. For further information and tickets use the link provided. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

24/09/18

Wow we have been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award winning We bring the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

11/09/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Please see our club list - there are some important notices below. All clubs start 11.9.18 except: Y10 Football, Y8 Football and Y7 Football, Girls Football & Netball . (These will start week commencing 17.9.18) Netball will start on 14.9.18. Any questions, please the PE team! https://t.co/jiMLZuTJzU

08/09/18

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05/09/18

So excited to see our new year 7 and 12 pupils tomorrow 😬😬😬

02/09/18

1 more sleep for staff returning back to HACH 😬 Yr7 and external Yr12 are back in on Thursday. Internal Yr12 and the rest of the main school are back Friday with year 13 returning on Monday 10th September 👍🏻

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Curriculum Plan

There are a number of principles upon which our curriculum is built:

  • High challenge and high support: 

The curriculum is intended to provide both challenge, which is a precondition for learning to take place, and the opportunity to enable students to receive the necessary support they require.  To this extent we look for opportunities for students to Fast track in Mathematics where appropriate and for students in Year 9 to begin some GCSE subjects.  At the same time we provide small group tuition within the timetable in English and Mathematics where students need additional time to develop and consolidate their skills in these core subjects.

  • Individualised and personal to a student’s needs, skills and aspirations: 

We believe that a curriculum should fit the needs of its students; not the other way round.  To this end we have devised our curriculum and our options to be as flexible and responsive to student need as possible. Pupils try all Design Technology subjects and all Creative Arts subjects on a carousel basis and some may study Latin or Mandarin. Some pupils may choose to study at a higher level - native speakers of Spanish for example often study A level Spanish at a young age.

  • Academic rigour and expectation: 

We provide all students with a sound academic basis and expect all our students to be successful.  The Academy supports and encourages our students to meet and exceed the national expectation that a curriculum should provide for successful study of the core subjects, Humanities and Foreign languages while retaining the breadth provided by the Creative Arts and technical subjects.  We actively encourage our students to consider this balance carefully when making decisions about future study while bearing in mind their next steps into further education or careers.  

The curriculum at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is constantly reviewed and evaluated and we would welcome any comments or feedback from all our stakeholders. To give comments or feed back or request further information please contact r.tannahill@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk.

Curriculum details can be found below

At Harris Academy Chafford Hundred we ensure all students follow a rigorous and challenging curriculum that is designed to prepare them for a fast changing and demanding world.  Our intention is that our students will follow a curriculum that enables them to excel, exceed what they thought possible and explore the world around them.

For details of each subject detailed below please see the subjects page.

Students in year 7 and 8 study:
 

Year 7

Year 8

Maths Maths
Science Science
Languages (Students select either Spanish or French. Latin is also available.) Languages (students continue with the language they selected in year 7)
Design Technology (taught on a carousel including Catering & Product Design) Design Technology (taught on a carousel including Catering & Product Design)
Creative Arts (taught on a carousel including Dance, Drama, Art and Music) Creative Arts (taught on a carousel including Dance, Drama, Art and Music)
PE PE
Humanities (a combination of RE, Citizenship and PSHE taught through a thematic approach) Humanities (a combination of RE, Citizenship and PSHE taught through a thematic approach)
Geography Geography
English English
History History

 

In Year 9 students begin to prepare themselves for the study of GCSE subjects and in some cases may begin to study GCSE subjects. Some may begin GCSE Maths. Subjects in bold are GCSE qualifications.

In Year 9 all students study

In Year 9 all students choose from

Maths History
English Geography
Science French
PE (either GCSE PE, Core PE or Dance) Spanish
  German
  Mandarin
  GCSE Media studies
  GCSE Sociology
  Design Technology - Product Design
  Design Technology - Food
  Computing
  RE(Philosophy and Ethics)
  Citizenship
  Art and Design
  Drama

 

In year 10 and year 11 students study GCSE subjects. In most cases students begin GCSE subjects in year 10 and complete them in Year 11. Some students will complete in year 10 GCSE subjects started in year 9. Some students may start additional GCSE subjects in year 11 and complete them the same year. All subjects are GCSE qualifications except Core PE and Business BTEC. Business BTEC is a level 2 GCSE equivalent qualification.
 

All students in Years 10 and 11 study

All students in Years 10 and 11 choose from

Maths Media studies
English language and literature  
Science either Separate Sciences or Trilogy Drama
PE (either GCSE PE, Core PE or Dance) Geography
  History
  Sociology
  Business
  Business BTEC
  RE (Philosophy and Ethics)
  Psychology
  Citizenship
  French
  German
  Spanish
  Art and Design
  Design Technology - Textiles
  Design Technology - Product Design
  Design Technology - Food
  ICT
  Computing
  Health and Social Care
   

In our Sixth Form students may choose three A Level subjects in Year 12, or a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma. Students may also be selected for our Football Academy in association with West Ham United which is run alongside their other qualifications. All subjects below are studied over two years.

In Year 12 and 13 students choose from

Art and Design
Biology
Business
Business BTEC
Economics
English Literature
Further Maths
French
Geography
German
Government and Politics
History
Law
Media
Maths
Product Design
Sport BTEC
PE
Football Academy
Psychology
Physics
RE (Philosophy and Ethics)
Sociology
Spanish