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16/01/20

FIXTURE: Monday 20th January Year 7 & 8 vs Riddlesdown away at Riddlesdown

15/01/20

Our Year 7 Netball team had a fantastic 19-1 victory this week. Next week (Wed 22nd Jan) our Year 10 team have a netball fixture at Archbishop Tenisons

07/01/20

HAPU ski trip will arrive at the academy at midnight. https://t.co/qr72TZ35Nh

07/01/20

Nearly the end of a great week skiing for the HAPU students https://t.co/tS8C4gTYaG

05/01/20

Some photos from the HAPU ski trip, everyone is having a great time in the sun learning to ski https://t.co/HdK33nTiF8

05/01/20

Ms Thompson showing off her skiing skills after only 3 days on the HAPU ski trip https://t.co/uBanPAso9N

05/01/20

Good morning from all on the HAPU ski trip https://t.co/z12VivJs8z

31/12/19

Happy New Year to you all! 🎉

20/12/19

Year 11s experience Sixth Form for the day with our Taster Day sessions https://t.co/Lt8k4ckqit

19/12/19

Our students in Berlin are currently on their way to the airport

19/12/19

Food Tech students have been busy creating some festive treats this week! https://t.co/9KQ6QVQoXD

18/12/19

Retweetd From ALRA

We've got a stand at Academy this afternoon. Come say hi if you're there! https://t.co/xvpg48IYHi

18/12/19

Students spent the morning at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin https://t.co/igUcMS7jao

17/12/19

Students continue their tour of Berlin, popping into the DDR Museum and going to the top of the TV Tower! https://t.co/nqNTtnyF1i

16/12/19

Students are currently outside the Reichstag on their walking tour! https://t.co/8RhX51aDBK

16/12/19

Students have arrived safely in Berlin! https://t.co/mzCAQjQWEu

12/12/19

The result for Harris Academy Purley's Mock Election is in! How do you think it will compare to the General Election results? https://t.co/7OnTvjR0xm

12/12/19

Students are voting in our mock election this morning - don't forget to vote in the real one today! 🧐 🖍️ https://t.co/dLxfyRBLsy

10/12/19

Just a reminder that it is our Year 6 Testing Day on Friday 13th December 🤞 There is no school for our current Year 7 to Year 13 students.

06/12/19

Students have been busy running their mock general election campaigns this week. It'll be interesting to see who all of our students will elect next week! https://t.co/oFbFEq03wg

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.

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Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

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Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

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 the subject links. 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 and Year 8)

The Key Stage 3 curriculum is followed by students in Years 7 and 8. 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

2

100

Maths

5

250

Science

5

250

Physical Education

2

100

Languages (French or Spanish)

3

100

Geography

2

100

History

2

100

Drama (for 6 months)

1

50

Art (for 6 months)

2

100

Music (for 6 months)

1

50

Computing (for 6 months)

1

50

Design Technology

2

100

Religious Education

1

50

Total

30

1500

 

Key Stage 4 (Year 9, Year 10 & Year 11)

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 9, 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 8.

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.

Year 9 Subject

Periods

Minutes

English Language

2

100

English Literature

3

150

Maths

5

250

Science

6

300

Physical Education

2

100

Option 1: EBACC Option: Either Languages (French or Spanish), Humanity or computer Science

4

200

Option 2:

4

200

Option 3:

4

200

Total

30

1500

Option Blocks

Block A

Block B

Block D

Art

Business

Art

Business

Computing

Computing

Geography

DT

Drama

History

French

Food

Media

Geography

French

Music

History

Geography

RS

Psychology

History

Textiles

Spanish

Media

 

 

Spanish

Year 10

Periods

Minutes

English Language

2

100

English Literature

3

150

Maths

5

250

Science

6

300

Physical Education

2

100

Option 1: EBACC Option: Either Languages (French or Spanish), Humanity or computer Science

4

200

Option 2:

4

200

Option 3:

4

200

Total

29

1500

Option Blocks

Block A

Block C

Block D

Art

Business

Art

DT

Computing

Business

Drama

French

Geography

Food

Geography

History

French

History

Media

Geography

Media Studies

Music

History

Religious Studies

PE

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Year 11

Periods

Minutes

English Language

2

100

English Literature

4

200

Maths

6

250

Science

6

300

Physical Education

2

100

RE

1

50

Languages (French or Spanish)

 

150

Humanity (Geography or History)

4

150

Option Block

4

150

Option Blocks

Block A

Block B

Block C

Business

French

Art

Computing

Geography

Drama

Economics

History

Food

French

Media

French

History

Music

Geography

History

PE

History

Spanish

Spanish

Product Design

 

 

Spanish

 

Key Stage 5 (Year 12 and Year 13)

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

 

Year 12

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

Chemistry

Art

Biology

Computing

English Literature

Business

Economics

DT

Government & Politics

English Literature

Law

Geography

Maths

Maths

CTEC Business Single

History

Media

CTEC Health & Social Care

Photography

CTEC Business Double

CTEC Sport

CTEC IT

 

Psychology

Psychology

Media

 

Sociology

 

Physics

 

Textiles

 

Year 13

Block A

Block B

Block C

Block D

Biology

Art

Business

DT

Computing

Chemistry

Media

English Lit

History

Economics

CTEC Business Single

Government & Politics

CTEC Business Single

Geography

CTEC IT

Maths

Sociology

CTEC Business Double

Physics

 

 

CTEC IT Double

 

 

 

Psychology

 

 

 

RE

 

 

Please contact the Academy directly for further information about our curriculum.

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