Happy World Book Day! Thank you to Ms Hermione Smith and Mr Harry Jellis - the best voice actors of the Harry Potter world! iFeliz día del libro! iGracias a Señorita Hermione Smith y Señor Harry Jellis - los mejores actores de voz del mundo de Harry Potter!


World Book Day 2021


Welcome to World Book Day at Harris Academy Peckham!!


🎉 National Offer Day 🎉 Congratulations & welcome to all our wonderful new students who will be joining us in September 2021! We cannot wait to meet you all at our upcoming *Welcome to HAP* event on Thursday 25th March 6pm. We will send more details to you soon!


Wonderful reflections from HAP and Junior Experience students on studying abroad when at university. Lots of interest in travelling to Korea, working for multi-national companies, and teaching English abroad. Fantastic aspiration from students here at HAP!


Thank you so much to Kate from for talking to our Year 9 students about the prospects of Geography ahead of their options. For those that missed the talk you can watch on the link below


All students from Yr 7-10 have the chance to win a laptop or voucher! Earn 120 or more Bedrock points this half term to enter the competition. Keep up the amazing work and good luck!


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Our team did a thorough and insightful session with 🏫 Thank you for attending and we hope you took something valuable away. Click here to see our range of apprenticeship courses Are you ready to get stuck in with us?


Watch a virtual roadshow from about the benefits of . Find out more about whether they are right for you. .


Watch a film for parents on accessing Bedrock Learning, so you can track your child's progress, and see how often they are logging on to Students in Years 7-10 should be completing Bedrock 2-5 times a week.


The latest in our Masterclass programme sees and Junior Experience students taking part in a Masterclass by Ms Smith, Head of MFL, on the benefits of studying abroad as part of university degree courses. Thank you to Ms Smith for sharing her experiences!


Watch a virtual roadshow from about the benefits of , the financial benefits and everything you need to know. .


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Thank you to for joining us virtually today to discuss in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week. We loved hearing your brilliant questions, and hoped you enjoyed learning about what have to offer!


Despite the snowy weather, we still have fresh food parcels to be collected today from 12.15 to 1.30pm. Please come along. And remember to wrap up warm!


As part of , all of Year 7 took part in a virtual testimony given by Holocaust survivor Eve Kugler, organised by . Students found her life story inspirational and spoke of the impact her message of positivity had on them


Well done to some of our fantastic Year 7 students, creating work inspired by Bridget Riley and William Morris


Year 10 German speakers completed some amazing virtual work during live online lessons. Gut gemacht alle zusammen!


Our students gave their responses to the question 'What is the hill we climb during lockdown', after watching the inspiring inauguration poem by . Here are some of their thoughtful responses that were shared in Assembly today


Happy Monday everyone! We wanted to start the week by thanking our amazing Testing Team for all their hard work and keeping us safe on site!

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Key Stage 4 Options

This page is designed to help our Year 9 students and their parents make the choice of what GCSEs to study in Years 10 and 11. 

We hope you find it helpful but if you have any queries please contact Alex Hall on

Year 9 Parent Consultation and Options Afternoon, Thurs 4th March 

In preparation for the next stage of their education and deciding on what GCSE subjects students would like to study, we would like to invite you to a Year 9 Parent Consultation and Options Afternoon on Thursday 4th March 2021 from 12-6pm.

This will be an opportunity to discuss your child's progress and attainment in all subjects, alongside suitability for options courses they are considering. As you are aware this is an extremely important decision which will not only affect your child’s education for the next two years but also beyond that.   

Click HERE to see a letter to parents/carers with further information about the meetings. 

It is of the utmost importance that you take this opportunity to meet with your son's/daughter’s teachers in order to discuss his or her performance and option choices for next year. It is expected that students will accompany their parents/carers to the meetings as no lessons will be going on for Year 9 students during this time.  

Click HERE for a step-by-step guide on how to book and attend your meetings on SchoolCloud.

If you'd like to see a video about how to use the system please click HERE.

We look forward to meeting with on 4th March. Please do not hesitate to contact either of us should you have any queries in the meantime about using SchoolCloud or the options process. 

Yours sincerely  

Ms A Hall, Assistant Principal - Year 9

Ms K Rogers, Associate Assistant Principal - Parent Engagement

Options Booklet

Options booklet picOur options booklet is designed to help you make an informed decision about the courses that can be taken. Also included is information about the compulsory core subjects studied by all Key Stage 4 students.

Click HERE to download the KS4 Options Booklet.

Our Key Stage 4 Curriculum is designed to ensure each student is academically challenged and engaged in their learning. It is rigorous in nature, covering the EBACC, but it also offers the opportunity to study creative or vocational courses.

We feel this balance is something that underpins everything we are trying to achieve. We are committed to providing a curriculum that will:

  • Meet individual needs and aspirations
  • Be broad, challenging and motivating
  • Offer participation in learning to 19 years of age
  • Prepare students for a positive role in the future

Find out more about your Key Stage 4 options


Business Studies

Computer Science

Click on the image to see a presentation.

Computer Science   options details for Year 9





History - options film for Year 9 from Harris Academy Peckham on Vimeo.

Hospitality and Catering

Click on the image to see a presentation.

Hospitality and Catering   options details for Year 9






Options information evening

Watch a recording of our options information evening for students and parents on 12th February 2021. Click HERE for a copy of the presentation used during the event.


Good reasons for choosing an option

You are good at the subject.

You think you will enjoy the course.

It fits your career ideas and plans.

It goes well with your other choices.

It helps to give you plenty of choice post 16.

You think you might want to continue studying it post 16.

Your research shows that it will interest you and motivate you to learn.

Bad reasons for choosing an option

Your friends have chosen it.

You think it will be easy.

Someone else thinks it is a good idea.

You like the teacher you have now.

You did not have time to research your options properly.

Key dates

Friday 12th February


Options Information Evening on MS Teams

Please log into the meeting using your child’s account to avoid any issues

Half Term

15th – 19th February


Read the options booklet

Log in to Kudos and take the quizzes to see what subjects you are best suited to or what subjects you need for your career aspirations

Talk to friends and family

W/C Monday 22nd February

Options Marketplace on MS Teams

Short videos from subject specialists to give students an introduction to the course, including key knowledge and skills that will be developed.

Friday 26th February


Tutor time session

Discussion with your tutor on the next steps.

W/C Monday 1st March

Options experiences

Videos will be uploaded by staff and students who have already gone through the process giving their personal tips on how to successfully pick option subjects.

Thursday 4th March


Year 9 Parent Consultation and Options Afternoon

This will be an opportunity to discuss progress and attainment in all subjects, alongside suitability for options courses selected.






Information for parents/carers

Click HERE to download a letter to parents.

Below is a short video that we feel will help students and their parents/carers start discussing what options are best for their future aspirations.


Log in to our careers software Kudos to help explore where different options subjects can take you in the future or complete the “My Futures” quiz.


Click HERE to visit the Kudos login page or scan the QR Code below.


Your username is firstname.surname (e.g. Alex.Hall). Passwords are set to Kudos1 unless you have changed this previously. If you need help logging in please look at the user guide or email Ms Hall on