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15/10/19

Students from year 8 are visiting Greenwich Maritime Museum today for LBC Day. Quick stop off for the fantastic view first! https://t.co/iedQtYeUZC

11/10/19

49 Primary and Secondary Academies in one place...wow! Excellence:Every Child, Every Day

11/10/19

Today our staff are attending the Federation Conference. https://t.co/ZfCewsFqaK

09/10/19

ACADEMY OPEN AS NORMAL THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2019 The Academy will be open tomorrow.  The water supply has been restored. All students should attend as normal.

09/10/19

ACADEMY CLOSURE UPDATE: The Academy is expected to be open as normal tomorrow and all students should attend as normal. If there is any change to tomorrow's status, the Academy website will be updated to reflect this by 9pm this evening.

09/10/19

Please contact regarding this.

09/10/19

Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding a failure in the water supply, the Academy will be closed today for health and safety reasons. Students will be sent home once parental permission has been obtained. Further information will be on the website later today.

17/09/19

This week's Thought of the Week is from Mr Anderson's Assembly about Prevent. https://t.co/gV0TNYlRh5

05/09/19

Retweetd From Schools Week

Design Technology Technician required at https://t.co/YMODUsQW2m

03/09/19

Retweetd From Cleverbox

A UK first, Harris Nursery Hub in Peckham is the only free nursery in the country. It offers 32 places for children where all parents in the household are working, seeking employment or studying full time. Those who live closest are given priority. https://t.co/w3iU6kKRFn https://t.co/A1dvMjmAzX

03/09/19

Retweetd From Schools Week

Teaching Assistant required at https://t.co/JBTF8SOlXS

21/08/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Congratulations to Esther from who is to study English at - good luck Esther! https://t.co/5YxOtQg5KJ

10/07/19

Bexley students win Jack Petchey awards for outstanding achievements https://t.co/SXVuZOTBOS

05/07/19

Retweetd From Miriam L-U

Thank you so much 6th form team for celebrating our achievements. I feel very happy to have been awarded for Subject recognition in ICT. Well done to everyone in my cohort who achieved something, you all deserved it. It's nice to get awards even in year 12👌😁 https://t.co/WByZmYOSYr

04/07/19

Congratulations to our fellow students at on your winners 👏👏

04/07/19

Our fantastic Jack Petchey Award Winners received their awards tonight at The Orchard Theatre. Congratulations to ally he students and our Teacher Award Winner Mrs Donovan! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/Xp7pGovfrb

04/07/19

Today as part of Focus Day, year 9 are hearing about the Holocaust from survivor, Hana Kleiner https://t.co/VubQKGt6rR

27/06/19

Our Guest Speaker tonight, Laura Hamilton speaks to our Year 10 students and their parents for their Celebration of Achievement Evening. https://t.co/tldB8Ngs26

27/06/19

Our Year 7 Celebration of Achievement Evening is in full swing tonight, well done to all the winners 👏👏 https://t.co/UTldGTAnju

26/06/19

Retweetd From Harris City Academy

Congratulations to Harris Falconwood, winners of the HCACP Egg Race 2019. https://t.co/9oRBY9F560

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Culture, Ethos & British Values

Culture & Ethos

"Our Academy has a can-do enterprising culture in which everyone is stretched, nurtured and encouraged."

By the time they leave the Academy, we want our young people to be happy and educated with the desire and drive to succeed.

This means:

  • Each student gets the individual care and attention they need to thrive and achieve their personal best;
  • Teachers bring learning alive and class sizes are kept as small as possible;
  • Students participate in a broad range of after-school activities, ranging from robotics to set design and choir;
  • All students contribute to academy life by taking on positions of responsibility. This may, for example, be through directing an academy play, captaining a sports team or playing in a band;
  • Everyone works together to maintain a happy, safe and orderly environment. We instil mutual respect between students and staff and have zero tolerance of bullying in any form;
  • We promote high expectations and set standards of excellence. Students will be encouraged to stay on at the academy for Sixth Form.

At Harris Academy Falconwood, our learning ethos is at the heart of ensuring the achievement and success of all our students.  Learning is highly structured in terms of the learning routines we expect our students to respect and engage in, every lesson.

This high level of structure ensures a consistent approach to how our students learn, and allows the inclusion of all learners, through a personalised approach to teaching, whilst at the same time creating the best possible environment which allows learning and teaching to thrive.

By focusing on the importance of independent as well as group learning, and developing both personal and thinking skills, students learn how to be resourceful, resilient, and reflective learners.  This ensures that students are leaders of their own learning.

British Values

Harris Academy Falconwood actively promotes and practises acceptance and engagement with the fundamental British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs; the students develop and demonstrate skills and attitudes that will allow them to participate fully in and contribute positively to life in modern Britain.

We enable students and staff to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence as well as encourage them to respect each other and other’s opinions.  We encourage an understanding of right and wrong, taking responsibility, how we contribute to society and being tolerant of each other and our cultural traditions.  This is further promoted in our Academy Assemblies, Celebration of Achievement Evenings and Tutor Time Programme as well as across the Curriculum as a whole.