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18/01/22

Wonderful detailed revision by Year 8 students ahead of their assessment next week, using dual coding, knowledge organisers & teaching each other! https://t.co/Vu9Hg7QXrM

13/01/22

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The Diversity Awards for Education 2021 celebrated inclusion. Watch the Highlights on our FB page. ⁦⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦⁩ ⁦⁦https://t.co/XF45zNGgfd

17/12/21

Well done to on your Feelings Library Installation! So excited to work with you and our students in the new year to design and building something exciting in our Quad area with the dismantled resources to support mental health in our Academy! https://t.co/1g8eDIHLjO

16/12/21

Our Winter Insight Magazine is now available to view on our website. Happy reading! https://t.co/lYsXFkQDAn

16/12/21

What a fantastic way to start the day! 7.30am Basketball practice with Coach Clifford! 🏀 We are very excited to announce we have a full time basketball coach starting with us in January! Watch this space for the launch of our new Basketball Academy... https://t.co/dfwqwgox1S

15/12/21

Our Year 9 group blew everyone away with their performance of their thoughful and poignant piece. Stunning! You must catch this the next time it is performed 🔥 https://t.co/lQ13Uy9NUE

15/12/21

A modern twist on Alice in Wonderland from our Year 8 Drama project group. Amazing work from everyone involved! https://t.co/awGHzLeTmK

15/12/21

Our wonderful Year 7 Drama Group performing after working with the amazing students from on a project to re-imagine Cinderella https://t.co/KivULuj10W

15/12/21

Looking forward to having you all involved next time!

15/12/21

Our Year 8 Orchestra Day - learning about how to be a professional orchestral player and then becoming one at the end of the day. A true ethos experience! 🎵 https://t.co/UpNWJtOJxp

15/12/21

Fantastic effort from our Year 8 students during Orchestra Day. They learned about the Orchestra, had Masterclass performances, sectional rehearsals and then finished with a performance of Bille Jean at the end of the day! 🎵 https://t.co/tBmhGHUTWk

15/12/21

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📢 Calling all budding scientists in Don't miss this amazing opportunity 👀 👇 https://t.co/GbQfX6tbQW

14/12/21

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Southwark Libraries Christmas and New Year opening hours 🎄 24 December - closed from 1pm 25 to 28 December - closed 29 to 30 December - normal opening hours 31 December - closed from 5pm 1 to 3 January - closed ⭐Our eLibrary will be open throughout: https://t.co/Dhck8Glxd1 https://t.co/Q1SXE3poFO

13/12/21

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Take a lateral flow test before seeing friends and family. It's important to protect people who might get seriously ill if they caught COVID-19 https://t.co/RDflwS2Y6C https://t.co/BlSr3VMUYP

13/12/21

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Opening next week - our BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship students perform in Mountview’s first family pantomime in Peckham! 🐺 Join us for a howling good time 👉 https://t.co/4ZuiNCjmZZ https://t.co/K3u6ssX9Wj

13/12/21

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Super proud of mine and ’s oldest daughter Tianna who took part in her first theatre production today! 🙌🏽👏🏽 big thank you to , the staff and students https://t.co/C7QaQHhD2v

10/12/21

Students enjoyed their theatre trip to see Sleeping Beauty https://t.co/nQQNcW53pK

10/12/21

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Thanks to everyone who helped or came to our outdoor Winter Fayre 💕 including https://t.co/rrufieo6P2

07/12/21

Retweetd From Bishop of Southwark

Good to be with Richard Taylor for led by remembering Damilola Taylor (and also his mother Gloria) with and Commissioner https://t.co/1GKI180oPw

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SEN & Disabilities

All students have the right to achieve their maximum academic and social potential.

At the Academy we believe that all students have learning differences rather than learning difficulties and it is our policy to identify and assess these differences and ensure that learning is supported and differentiated to ensure outstanding progress is made by all students.

We offer a range of support to develop teachers' expertise and additional support within the classroom. This includes drop-in sessions, in-class training and observations from the SENCO, as well as specialist advice/input within the classroom. We also have a learning resource base in the Academy where students can access specialist intervention as appropriate.

At the bottom of this page you will find detailed provision maps of what Peckham Academy can currently offer for your child, depending on their needs and the support they require. If you have any additional questions, concerns or worries, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the SEND team.

The SENCO is Ms Charlotte Evans c.evans2@harrisbeckenham.org.uk 

The Aspiring SENCO is Ms Clare McCurdy c.mccurdy@harrispeckham.org.uk

SEN link at the local authority is Mr Apo Cagirici, Schools Safeguarding Coordinator, Southwark Council a.cagirici@southwark.gov.uk

Information on the Local Authority’s Local Offer can be found at: https://localoffer.southwark.gov.uk/


Students with SEND

Harris Academy Peckham is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education for all children. We believe that all children, including those identified as having Special Educational Needs as well as every other student, have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they will be fully included in all aspects of Academy life.

We recognise that students learn at different rates and that there are many factors affecting achievement, including ability, emotional state, age and maturity. We are particularly aware of the needs of our students, for whom maturity is a crucial factor in terms of readiness to learn.

We believe that many students, at some time in their Academy career, may experience difficulties which affect their learning, and we recognise that these may be long or short term. At the Academy we aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve to his or her full potential.

At Harris Academy Peckham, we support the principles of the New Code of Practice and as such all teachers throughout the Academy take responsibility for meeting the needs of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

It is also worth noting that from 1st September 2014, there are some changes to SEN legislation, following the Children’s and Families Act 2014. A summary of key changes are below, but please visit the link at the bottom of the page for further information.


The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN.

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To see the new SEN Code of Guidance 2014, please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325875/SEND-Code_of_Practice-June2014.pdf

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