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22/06/18

Congratulations to Aliyah Year 9 for her ‘Sensitive Bionic Hand’ design! She has been chosen as a trophy winner for the London Secondary Engineering Leaders Award 2018 and will be presented with her trophy at the awards ceremony held at Kingston University.

22/06/18

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Amazing art exhibition this afternoon! https://t.co/pWBI0pA3fc

21/06/18

All Year 10 parents are invited to Elevate parent session on Thursday 26th June from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

20/06/18

Great to welcome in for a rehearsal ahead of our performances in July. It's sounding great! 🎶 https://t.co/Zm86CIPtOO

20/06/18

Multi-sports festival at Bacons College. All students fully engaged in the multi-sports activities gaining new skills, knowledge and self-confidence. This was a part of the London PE & School Sports Network (LPESSN) programme. https://t.co/UUWr4ml0cA

18/06/18

Two of our Y11 students have been selected to take part in the 1st ever Psychiatry Summer School hosted at the Maudsley Hospital. They will take part in a week of lectures, seminars and interactive sessions aimed at giving them in invaluable insight into the career

15/06/18

HAP Basketball team battling hard Basketball competition at Olympic park https://t.co/cHkO1DseLe

15/06/18

The basketball team warming up before their first match. GO PECKHAM! https://t.co/LHyIwXmxXf

15/06/18

The U-15 Basketball team ready for the Federation tournament at Olympic Park. GO PECKHAM! https://t.co/ftpQ3LzTOt

15/06/18

Year 7 now giving feedback after the amazing performance!! We loved It! https://t.co/EzdKQj5Hwc

15/06/18

HAP students and staff peddling for delicious smoothies! https://t.co/zWynfyrDun

15/06/18

Harris Academy Peckham would like to say a big thank you to the Change foundation for inviting us to their multi-sport Elite Street Girls Festival https://t.co/7YYjXbSJrZ

15/06/18

Year 7 Theatre trip to - excited for the performance to begin! https://t.co/kQ506lXQsv

14/06/18

Shout out to Ms Clifford’s early morning 7:00am basketball training crew. Amazing effort, sporting attitudes and game play! Good luck to those playing in the Federation Tournament on Friday! Training is every Wednesday 7:00-8:00am. Everyone is welcome! https://t.co/MpgiX4ycO7

13/06/18

Our Academy Orchestra listening to as part of our rehearsal today. They are sounding great! 🎶 https://t.co/NfGyMTwLvX

12/06/18

Year 9 Music students preparing for their Music Production workshop by becoming the software... 🎶 https://t.co/WtDRFRtnHr

11/06/18

Can God and evil exist at the same time? Dr Woods from Warwick University investigates into whether any 6th formers in the Harris Federation have an answer. https://t.co/CxKsaaYlRg

08/06/18

Welcome to students Harris Primary Free School Peckham who come to HAP for a Year 5 Matisse Master Class! https://t.co/OSlScAj5O9

08/06/18

Some fantastic applications for our for student council coming through. Very excited to select our committee. “This is not a choice but a duty. I want to be the microphone for our students” Yahya

07/06/18

Dedicated enquiring minds getting some early morning preparation for their Maths exam with our Vice Principal Mr Freeman. Good luck to all Harris students in their Maths GCSE examinations. https://t.co/kXXzIhc99a

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Curriculum Overview

Harris Academy Peckham offers a wide range of high quality academic and vocational courses. The curriculum for each Key Stage is outlined below whilst details of the subjects and examination courses currently on offer at the Academy can be obtained by contacting the Academy.

Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) is delivered through a combination of discrete lessons, through the daily tutor programme and a range of "drop down days" that run during the course of the academic year.

All students in key stage 3 and key stage 4 follow the same structure school day consisting of six 50minute lessons.  This forms a weekly timetable of 30 lessons.  You will see below how each year group engage with those 30 lessons each week.

Year 7 Curriculum

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

The Key Stage 3 curriculum is followed by students in Years 7 and 8

Year 7 students are placed in mixed ability tutor groups. To ensure appropriate stretch and challenge, students are placed in a ‘set’ for core subjects (English, Maths and Science).  Other subjects are taught in mixed ability groups.

Students will engage with IT through all subjects areas; using the internet for research, for extended writing, presentations and in the production of tables and graphs.

A year 7 student timetable will be made up of the following subjects;

  • 5 Maths lessons (18% of curriculum)
  • 6 English lessons (22% of curriculum)
  • 4 Science lessons (14% of curriculum)
  • 2 Physical Education lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 2 Geography lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 2 History lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 3 Languages lessons (in either French, Spanish or German) (11% of curriculum)
  • 2 Art and Design lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 2 Music Technology or Food Technology lesson (7% of curriculum)
  • 1 Drama lesson (4% of curriculum)
  • 1 religious Studies / PSHE lesson (4% of curriculum)

Additionally, students will engage with a 30 minute tutorial each day where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

Each Day Students have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of enrichment activities that are organised and run by Harris Academy Peckham teaching and support staff.  These activities take place between 14.50 – 15.50 each school day.

Year 8 Curriculum

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

The Key Stage 3 curriculum is followed by students in Years 7 and 8

Year 8 students continue in mixed ability tutor groups. To ensure appropriate stretch and challenge, students are placed in a ‘set’ for core subjects (English, Maths and Science).  Other subjects are taught in mixed ability groups.

Students will engage with IT through all subjects areas; using the internet for research, for extended writing, presentations and in the production of tables and graphs.

A year 8 student timetable will be made up of the following subjects;

  • 5 Maths lessons (18% of curriculum)
  • 5 English lessons (18% of curriculum)
  • 5 Science lessons (18% of curriculum)
  • 2 Physical Education lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 2 Geography lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 2 History lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 3 Languages lessons (in either French, Spanish or German) (11% of curriculum)
  • 2 Art and Design lessons (7% of curriculum)
  • 2 Music Technology or Food Technology lesson (7% of curriculum)
  • 1 Drama lesson (4% of curriculum)
  • 1 religious Studies / PSHE lesson (4% of curriculum)

Additionally, students will engage with a 30 minute tutorial each day where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

Each Day Students have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of enrichment activities that are organised and run by Harris Academy Peckham teaching and support staff.  These activities take place between 14.50 – 15.50 each school day.

Year 9 Curriculum

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 9, 10 and 11.

Year 9 students continue in mixed ability tutor groups.

In addition to compulsory core subjects, Harris Academy Peckham offers a wide range of specialist courses for students to study at GCSE or the equivalent vocational level.

A range of information days and evenings are provided to students and their parents before option choices are made during the spring term in Year 8.

For a course to run, it must have a viable number of students who have opted to study.  We ask students to select an additional reserve subject just in case we are unable to run the selected subjects.

Students will engage with IT through all subjects areas; using the internet for research, for extended writing, presentations and in the production of tables and graphs.

A year 9 student timetable will be made up of the following subjects;

Compulsory core subjects

5 Maths lessons (18% of curriculum)

5 English lessons (18% of curriculum)

6 Science lessons (22% of curriculum)

2 Physical Education lessons (7% of curriculum)

Option A 4 lessons (13% of curriculum)

  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • Art

Option B 4 lessons (13% of curriculum)

  • History
  • Spanish
  • Religious Studies
  • Media Studies

Option C 4 lessons (13% of curriculum)

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Business
  • Music

Additionally, students will engage with a 30 minute tutorial each day where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

Year 10 Curriculum

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 9, 10 and 11.

Year 10 students continue in mixed ability tutor groups.

In addition to compulsory core subjects, Harris Academy Peckham offers a wide range of specialist courses for students to study at GCSE or the equivalent vocational level.

A year 10 student timetable will be made up of the following subjects;

Compulsory core subjects

5 Maths lessons (18% of curriculum)

5 English lessons (18% of curriculum)

6 Science lessons (22% of curriculum)

2 Physical Education lessons (7% of curriculum)

Option A 4 lessons (13% of curriculum)

  • Geography
  • Religious Studies
  • Art
  • Music
  • BTEC Sport

Option B 4 lessons (13% of curriculum)

  • History
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Drama
  • Business Studies

Option C 4 lessons (13% of curriculum)

  • History
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Media Studies
  • BTEC Sport

Additionally, students will engage with a 30 minute tutorial each day where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

Year 11 Curriculum

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 9, 10 and 11.

Year 11 students continue in mixed ability tutor groups.

In addition to compulsory core subjects, Harris Academy Peckham offers a wide range of specialist courses for students to study at GCSE or the equivalent vocational level.

A year 11 student timetable will be made up of the following subjects;

Compulsory core subjects

5 Maths lessons (18% of curriculum)

5 English lessons (18% of curriculum)

6 Science lessons (22% of curriculum)

2 Physical Education lessons (7% of curriculum)

Option A 3 lessons (11% of curriculum)

  • Geography
  • History
  • French
  • Philosophy
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Motor Vehicles Vocation

Option B 3 lessons (11% of curriculum)

  • Sport
  • Art
  • Philosophy
  • Hospitality and catering
  • Business Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Motor Vehicles Vocation

Option C 3 lessons (11% of curriculum)

  • French
  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Business Studies
  • Physical Education

Option D 3 lessons (11% of curriculum)

  • Geography
  • History
  • Citizenship
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Sport
  • Hair & Beauty Vocation

Additionally, students will engage with a 30 minute tutorial each day where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

Year 12 Curriculum

Key Stage 5 Curriculum

The Key Stage 5 curriculum is followed by Years 12 & 13

Year 12 students will be placed in mixed tutor groups where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

Students are able to select 3 subjects from three different blocks shown below.  They will six lessons each week from a specialist teacher.  When students are not engaged in a curricular lesson, they will be timetabled with a study period where they will be able to further their chosen subject studies to enable them to achieve at the highest level.  Each subjects will have specific entry requirements based on GSCE results.

Students who need to re-sit either English or Math’s are able to do so.  Students on either course will receive specialist subject teaching for 2 lessons each week.

Option Block A 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Spanish A level
  • Psychology A level
  • BTEC Business

Option Block B 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Art A level
  • Economics A level
  • History A level
  • Philosophy A level
  • CTEC IT
  • Hair and Beauty Vocation

Option Block C 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Chemistry A level
  • English A level
  • BTEC Business
  • BTEC IT
  • BTEC Health and Social Care
  • Motor Vehicle Vocation

Option Block D 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Business A level
  • Sociology A level
  • BTEC Health and Social Care
  • Motor Vehicle Vocation
  • Hair and Beauty Vocation

Option Block E 2 lessons (1hour 40 minutes)

  • English GCSE
  • Maths GCSE

Year 13 Curriculum

Key Stage 5 Curriculum

The Key Stage 5 curriculum is followed by Years 12 & 13

Year 13 students will be placed in mixed tutor groups where they will be engaged with a range of Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) including learning about British Values and looking at career opportunities.

When students are not engaged in a curricular lesson, they will be timetabled with a study period where they will be able to further their chosen subject studies to enable them to achieve at the highest level. 

Option Block A 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Art A level
  • Law A level
  • Biology A level
  • Economics A level
  • ICT A level
  • BTEC IT
  • BTEC Health and Social Care
  • BTEC Sport
  • Hair and Beauty Vocation

Option Block B 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Maths A level
  • Philosophy A level
  • Motor Vehicle Vocation

Option Block C 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Sociology A level
  • English A level
  • Chemistry A level
  • BTEC Business
  • BTEC IT
  • Hair and Beauty Vocation

Option Block D 6 lessons (5 hours)

  • Art A level
  • History A level
  • Physics A level
  • Psychology A level
  • BTEC Business
  • BTEC IT
  • Motor Vehicle Vocation