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22/07/21

Letters regarding examination results days and our Principal's End of Term letter can be read on our website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

08/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Primary Academy Purley Way

Huge thanks to the lovely staff from who have been shuttle run driving our children for our sports days yesterday and today! https://t.co/aD4BCOAwIM

08/07/21

Our Parent Information Evening for parents of Year 6 students joining us next year will take place on Microsoft Teams on Monday 12th July at 5:30pm. A link to the meeting will be sent to your email just before the event. We look forward to you joining us!

07/07/21

Well done to our Year 10 football team for their 4:2 win against Archbishop Tenisons yesterday. The goals came from Joshua, Khyro, Reece and Callum. A big thanks to Sixth Formers Romel (referee), Tomiwa and Eric (Linesmen) for officiating the game.

05/07/21

Today was a Year 12 Taster Day. Year 11 students had the opportunity to experience lessons in some of the subjects they hope to take next year https://t.co/VWXIkYHenD

28/06/21

Summer School is still going ahead from 26th July to 30th July (09:30-14:30).

28/06/21

Parent Induction Evening will now take place virtually (Microsoft Teams) on Monday 5th July at 18:00

26/05/21

Our Key Stage 3 Art students have entered Heroes Stamp Design competition. The entries have been fantastic. Here are some of our favourites: https://t.co/XA1ajRka11

20/05/21

Retweetd From CroydonSexualHealth

Absolutely fabulous day Yr 12. Such a pleasure to work with you all. https://t.co/Glsn9aGT87

20/05/21

Unfortunately, I'm not always available to go into classrooms to take photos. I visited as many as I could in the time that I had!

19/05/21

Students are solving mathematical puzzles and taking on numeracy challenges to celebrate Numeracy Day today! https://t.co/kyZa7044Tm

19/05/21

Number Hero Competition: Create an image of yourself in your dream job and describe how that job involves numbers. Prizes to be won! Grab an entry sheet from the Maths department and submit it to: competition.org.uk or hand it to a teacher

19/05/21

Today is National Numeracy Day. We want our pupils to develop an awareness of numbers and the significant roles they play in our daily lives. We have activities running throughout the day.

07/05/21

The presentations from our Year 11 and Year 13 TAG events are available form our website: https://t.co/s1RAPLlwxz

05/05/21

A reminder that we have a Year 13 Microsoft Teams event this evening at 5pm regarding TAGs. Click here to join: https://t.co/gLOYWeoFz6

29/04/21

Due to the nature of this year's Teacher Assessed Grades we are changing Year 11 Parent Evening (6 May) to an information evening from 5pm. Key members of staff will explain how your child's grade will be determined and key priorities to focus on. Teams: https://t.co/i7POdtXniS

23/04/21

Due to the recent cyber attack, we have to postpone next Thursday's Year 7 induction event until our IT systems have fully recovered. We apologise for any inconvinience this may cause.

21/04/21

We're still in recovery from our recent cyber attack. Thankfully, not everything has a microprocessor. Thank you to all our staff, students and families for being patient and working through it! https://t.co/Kgy0xxuX9W

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Curriculum Overview

The Academy offers a wide range of high quality academic and vocational courses. The curriculum for each Key Stage is outlined below while details of the subjects and examination courses currently on offer at the Academy can be viewed on our subject pages.

Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) is delivered through a combination of discrete lessons, the Tutorial Programme and a range of “Enterprise Days”' that run during the course of each year.


Key Stage 3 (Year 7 to Year 9)

The Key Stage 3 curriculum is followed by students in Years 7, 8 and 9. Following their admissions tests for the Academy, Year 7 students are banded into X and Y bands with top sets, middle ability sets and lower ability sets in each band.

In this way stretch and challenge as well as additional support can be given to all students allowing teaching to be as closely matched as possible to students’ needs and to ensure all students make the best possible progress.

Regular assessments every half term means that progress is reviewed and students are able to move up or down sets within their banding

Subject

Periods

Minutes

English Language

2

100

English Literature & Drama

3

150

Maths

5

250

Science

4

200

Physical Education

2

100

Languages (French or Spanish)

3

150

Geography

2

100

History

2

100

RE*

1

50

Computing

1

50

Citizenship

1*

50

Music

1

50

Art

2

100

DT & Food

2

100

PSHE & Careers

Tutor x2

100

Total

30

1500

* denotes fortnightly


Key Stage 4 (Year 10 and Year 11)

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 10 and 11. The Academy offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses. All students are given subject options advice, guidance and make their choices during the spring term in Year 9.

Most students will follow an Ebacc Pathway enabling them to study a range of academic core subjects as well as individual choices. The Academy tries as far as possible to cater for all subject choices within the timetable, but if only a small number of students express a preference for a Key Stage 4 course it may not be possible to offer the course. Some subjects may also be oversubscribed, in which case students will be selected according to their aptitude and Attitude to Learning.

Subjects

Periods

Minutes

English Language

3

150

English Literature

3

150

Maths

5

250

Science

6

300

Physical Education

2

100

Languages GCSE

3

150

Humanities

3

150

Open Choice 1

3

150

Open Choice 2

3

150

RE

1*

50

Computing & ICT

Integrated

-

Citizenship

1*

50

PSHE & Careers

Tutor x2

100

Total

32

1500

* denotes fortnightly


Key Stage 5: Year 12

Typically students will study 3 subjects for 6 lessons a week.

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

Chemistry

Art

Biology

Computing

English Literature

Business

Economics

Engineering & Design

Government & Politics

English Literature

Law

Geography

Mathematics

Mathematics

CTEC Business ±

History

Media / Film

CTEC Health & Social Care

Photography

CTEC Business *

CTEC Sport

CTEC IT

 

Psychology

Psychology

Media / Film

 

Sociology

 

Physics

 

Textiles

* denotes a double period lesson    ± denotes a single period lesson


Key Stage 5: Year 13

Typically students will study 3 subjects for 6 lessons a week.

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

Biology

Art

Business

Engineering & Design

Computing

Chemistry

Media / Film

English Literature

History

Economics

CTEC Business ±

Government & Politics

CTEC Business ±

Geography

CTEC IT

Mathematics

Sociology

CTEC Business *

Physics

Spanish

 

CTEC IT *

 

 

 

Psychology

 

 

 

RE

 

 

* denotes a double period lesson    ± denotes a single period lesson