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19/09/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

If your child is unwell, but isn’t displaying any of the three coronavirus symptoms, there’s no need to book a test. After they’ve recovered, they can return straight back to school. https://t.co/nOHTQoBqON

07/09/20

Focus and Fun at Yoga and Art Clubs https://t.co/ss66ZC5cAy

07/09/20

Children are happy to be back at school! 😊 https://t.co/IUXI0y3nmn

03/09/20

Retweetd From HPAPeckhamPark

Welcome back all! https://t.co/4A4WNlk2Kx

03/09/20

🇪🇸 ¡Bienvenidos de nuevo! 🇬🇧 ⁦⁩ welcome back all! https://t.co/pKrn87DW5J

03/09/20

Welcome back all! https://t.co/4A4WNlk2Kx

02/09/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

Walk or cycle to school where possible and wash your hands on arrival. However you get to school let’s stay safe and get https://t.co/DfrvSsEF5t https://t.co/B9O0qcW59n

02/09/20

We are looking forward to welcoming all children back to school on Thursday & Friday this week. Please see the school website for more information about start times. https://t.co/rv6haKihss

04/08/20

Retweetd From Southwark Council

The COVID-19 testing centre will be at Burgess Park tomorrow (Wednesday 5 August) and Saturday 8 August. If you have coronavirus symptoms you can request a test via the NHS website https://t.co/7RuQI6qPIQ https://t.co/4PeGfldnaQ

04/08/20

Retweetd From Southwark Libraries

Just popping in? Pick up a mystery book bag, hand-picked by the libraries team and ready to go. You can now visit Check our revised opening hours here https://t.co/cK62FrIsKv https://t.co/G2kcRDlgCl

04/08/20

Retweetd From Southwark Council

Football legend came back to Peckham today to support our campaign. Find out how to get involved at https://t.co/yWcz9aaYxf Survey closes soon! https://t.co/B6V4hadUEm

31/07/20

Eid Mubarak to all of our friends & families this weekend https://t.co/WjxIqfZv4x

31/07/20

Retweetd From Southwark Council

Temperatures are expected to peak in the low thirties Celsius today - If you're planning on taking advantage of the weather please remember social distancing, stay hydrated, don't forget sun lotion and treat our parks and green spaces with respect https://t.co/lFnorJWNVw

21/07/20

Retweetd From HPAPeckhamPark

Time for the staff to say goodbye to eachother What a team! Now rest ❤️ https://t.co/g9jtowoqgU

21/07/20

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👋🏻 different but special goodby to Year 6 2020 👋🏻 https://t.co/xcuiCQF56Z

21/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisPeckhamFree

Year 6 leavers! Dance off https://t.co/j2Ip8Zc3jN

21/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisPeckhamFree

Year 6 leavers party! https://t.co/I4F86aN1Ni

21/07/20

Retweetd From Tes

Breaking... Teachers are to receive a 3.1 per cent pay rise following their 'vital contribution' during the coronavirus outbreak, the chancellor will say today https://t.co/at78ca5jNP

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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Learning at our Academy

As learners at Harris Primary Academy, we believe that allowing children to think and work creatively develops self-confidence and builds up key learning skills (e.g. how to manage their own behaviour, their understanding of the learning process, their preferred learning style, to manage information and to learn from others.) Children who think creatively and independently are more likely to discover things for themselves, to be open to new ideas and to be motivated to work beyond lesson time to pursue topics of interest. Our aim is to prepare all students as fully as possible for their secondary education so that they are ready to hit the ground running when they change school at age 11.

We believe these key skills and attitudes are best developed within a motivating cross-curricular thematic approach. Our aim is to create a rich and varied curriculum, meeting national requirements but is uniquely developed by us.

Teachers work hard in teams,supported by subject specialists to develop themes each half term to teach other subjects (including history,geograohy,art and design) to plan interesting and engaging learning that stimulates imagination. We maximise first hand and practical experiences using as many resources (objects, artefacts, people, places) as we can find. Depth is more important than breadth and work is blocked in subjects such as design technology and art to allow for maximum engagement.

We spend time with all our children helping them to understand what they can achieve now as well as what they need to do to become even better.Teacher's marking focuses children on their next steps and encourages pupils to respond and to reflect on their learning. Teachers are expected to know exactly where the children in their class are in terms of achievement and the senior leaders set ambitious targets for all pupils at the start of each year.

Children with identified Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND) are assessed to be included on the Special Educational Needs Register. Provision for these children is then mapped to ensure that they are able to access the full range of curriculum opportunities to progress and succeed.

Wherever possible we bring in subject specialists to enhance children's learning.Currently subject specialists teach Physical Education, music and Mandarian and in some year groups, swimming.

In our curriculum, we aim to ensure that:

  • Children experience at least one enrichment experience per half term (trips or visitors).
  • Children will study key texts linked to their topics of work.
  • In Key Stages 1 and 2, specialist teachers enhance children’s learning in Art, Music and PE.

 

Mrs Marie Corbett
Executive Principal
HPAPP  HPFS