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15/10/21

Year 6 experimenting with circuits to make spinning fans https://t.co/vCBfGUqCt9

15/10/21

Celebrating our cultural heritage for Black History Month https://t.co/C4W3wWAScg

15/10/21

Celebrating World Cultural Day with Dominic Mensah https://t.co/uoeQF3RnYY

14/10/21

Black History Month Celebrations at HPAPP https://t.co/nC2CTJiI6i

14/10/21

Year 6 still-life art objects https://t.co/K12nL0vOlI

06/10/21

Celebrating Black History Month https://t.co/dWaKB1CtW6

04/10/21

Year 4 Debating Club https://t.co/sCBZpbchQS

30/09/21

Using our new library spaces to help Y6 parents apply for secondary school places. https://t.co/P0K5RSv8VE

23/09/21

Secondary transfer can be a worrying time for Year 6 parents/carers. Thanks to HAP Principal Mrs Bergin for talking to our families about your wonderful Academy https://t.co/gUKqnOitXO

15/09/21

We love reading at Peckham Park https://t.co/r5M4H6J2Ml

02/09/21

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setting up our class Zones boxes https://t.co/QYf7sNwe3h

01/09/21

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we are so inspired by you https://t.co/okO7lp7EBo

01/09/21

sticker progression in maths thanks Renee our Maths Consultant https://t.co/XYChS576kd

01/09/21

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Back to school for our teachers https://t.co/53qkYlqEWM

23/08/21

⁩ thanks to ⁦⁦⁩ speech & language therapists for running our intensive and fun summer catch up provision https://t.co/asBJzOd8HA

23/08/21

great summer school supporting reception and KS1 pupils post pandemic https://t.co/A0baoh1I7z

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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Haringey

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Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

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