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14/01/22

The NLT have 1500 free audiobook licenses to give away this month! You just have to sign up to NLT and you can download an audio book for free. Check it out: https://t.co/dGJQcYYEaN

14/01/22

Congratulations to 2 of our students Iqra and Annie for conditional offers to study at Oxford! We are extremely proud of them. https://t.co/9ztTABS3KK

05/01/22

Retweetd From Renaissance UK & Ireland

Our January raffle is officially open! Head over to our website to enter for your chance to win ✨FREE✨ books for your school thanks to ! 😍 Enter: https://t.co/g5WNeq6PeY https://t.co/Y6XX3ygjHM

19/12/21

Retweetd From GIBBS EXPRESS

https://t.co/NCIwkcemhZ New article on a brilliant young student, Jack Wan, who in his own time has worked with and has gained lots of experience in what the TV production industry is all about. Re-shares and likes are appreciated!!!

17/12/21

Beautiful end-term performance by brilliant Mr. Lovelock and our talented student Maria Kostyuk. 🎵🎅 https://t.co/DD7ydDNZhx

16/12/21

...here's some of the dishes our Students made! 😋 https://t.co/ybxfXSz2NV

14/12/21

What's that delicious smell in the corridor? It's Y11 food tech practical mocks, yum!🧑‍🍳🍲 https://t.co/soyzuAGwpL

10/12/21

Skydiving experiment in the Science fume cupboard 🧪 https://t.co/cI9jf8CDbR

10/12/21

Naughty Elf was cold this morning so his friends made him a little toastie🥪 https://t.co/VMqf1YYvkM

09/12/21

The naughty elves raided the Art department and had some messy target practice🎨 https://t.co/zovCBNVylZ

08/12/21

Naughty Elf caught - is he creating more elves for more mischief? https://t.co/x43LUQthYo

08/12/21

After the "snow" angels and shower yesterday it's time for a sunbathe ☀️🛌 https://t.co/XdKBZdbwXK

07/12/21

Who left the flour out? They make great "snow" angels 👼 Now it's shower time! 🚿 https://t.co/BBLj87c2gp

02/12/21

It's Christmas in the Library, why not come and read one of our Christmas themed books?🎄🎅 https://t.co/BstHmTVr2n

29/11/21

From today, the government is asking all secondary students to wear face coverings within the school buildings, unless they are exempt https://t.co/or2Kc6ZWnG

25/11/21

Retweetd From Andrew Raybould

What a pleasure to visit Brass rehearsals. so much going on in the Music Department. Great work! Exciting times https://t.co/ZiIGMIHVop

25/11/21

Here's our weekly progress achievement for the bedrock challenge https://t.co/9AbkyASQwc 📚 https://t.co/kavLEDoFGu

22/11/21

One of the reasons we love having all our Students in the same building are moments like these, a Y7 asked to play a game during Lunch, and a Y12 who was free offered to join and have a chat. https://t.co/2eaD3ihxcP

19/11/21

A beautiful photo from our Geography A Level students visiting this week at Durdle Door 🌍 https://t.co/nTpkX0H3O8

17/11/21

..and here is one of the lovely cards our students put in one of the boxes. 🎁💜 https://t.co/a5fPMSaSDe

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Our Curriculum

Powerful knowledge can ‘enable students to acquire knowledge that takes them beyond their experiences’ (Young et al., 2014)

In Order to serve our students with the best that education has to offer, they are taught in four 90 minute blocks of time each day, with three periods taking place on a Friday, over a two-week timetable.  Our Enrichment programme follows the final period of the day, and students also engage with a tutor programme of Personal Development on a Monday afternoon which lasts for 50 minutes.

Our Enrichment programme are planned activities where students are organised by subject areas to participate in activities that will enhance the curriculum; giving the opportunity for a range of different learning experiences, support for the core subjects, intervention, cross curricular projects, coursework.  Focus days or Learning Beyond the Classroom days (LBC) further enhance student opportunities.

Our Curriculum offer is reviewed annually in line with statutory requirements and recommendations from external agencies.  Decisions are made based on the needs of our students in each year group, as we recognise that each separate cohort will have different strengths and weaknesses.

The curriculum for each Key Stage is outlined below.  Details of individual subjects can be viewed on our Subjects page.  Our full curriculum document can be found in our Key Information area.  For further information, please contact Mr Kevin Watson at the Academy.

Key Stage 3

The Key Stage 3 programme of study is followed during years 7, 8 and 9.  

Each year group is split into 2 bands of equal ability, with students taught in mixed ability groups.  

Year 7

English 

7 lessons

Maths

5 lessons

Science

4 lessons

Physical Education

2 lessons

Spanish

5 lessons

Religion & Citizenship

1 lesson

Geography

2 lessons

History

2 lessons

Design Technology

2 lessons

Drama

2 lessons

Music

1 lesson

Art

2 lessons

ICT

2 lessons

Critical Thinking

1 lesson

 

Year 8

English 

7 lessons

Maths

6 lessons

Science

4 lessons

Physical Education

2 lessons

Spanish

4 lessons

Religion & Citizenship

2 lessons

Geography

2 lessons

History

2 lessons

Design Technology

1 lesson

Drama

2 lessons

Music

1 lesson

Art

2 lessons

ICT

2 lessons

Critical Thinking

1 lesson

 

Year 9

English 

7 lessons

Maths

5 lessons

Science

4 lessons

Physical Education

2 lessons

Spanish

4 lessons

Religion & Citizenship

2 lessons

Geography

2 lessons

History

2 lessons

Design Technology

2 lesson

Drama

2 lessons

Music

1 lesson

Art

2 lessons

ICT

2 lessons

Critical Thinking

1 lesson

 

Key Stage 4

The Key Stage 4 programme of study is followed during years 10 and 11.

The majority of students follow the EBacc set of subjects; English, Maths, Science, a Humanities subject and a language.  For students who do not continue to study a language in KS4 (non-EBacc), additional lessons will be distributed to core subjects.

Students choose two ‘options’ subjects, plus a mandatory Humanities choice of History or Geography, all options subjects are allocated 4 lessons.

Posible Options Subjects

Art & Design

Business

ICT

Drama

Food Preparation & Nutrition iMedia
Health & Social Care Product Design Physical Education
Sociology Triple Science Geography or History
Subject Allocated Periods
(EBacc)
Allocated Periods
(Non-EBacc)
Core Subjects
English
6 8
Maths
5 6
Combined Science
5 6
Spanish
4 0
Citizenship
2 2
Options Subjects
Geography or History
4 4
Option 1
4 4
Option 2
4 4
Non-Examinable Subject
Physical Education
2 2

Key Stage 5

For details of the programme of study for Years 12 and 13, please see the Harris Sixth Form website.