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We look forward to seeing you at one of our open events for prospective Year 7 students


We look forward to seeing you at one of our open events for prospective Year 7 students


Congratulations to our Year 9 Kings Scholars


Congratulations to Mr Tate who was nominated to attend the Royal Garden Party by the Jamaican High Commission in recognition of his work in education both in Jamaica and the UK


Year 10 artists took part in a clay workshop with local artist Tabitha Weddell, where they created ceramic pieces to expand their portfolios.


Calling all secondary schools! Get your Year 7 and 8 excited about reading for pleasure. With a list of 16 fantastic titles to choose from, every student will find something they love whatever their interest or ability. 📚Discover the book selection:


Great start to our annual Governor Conference, choir.


Year 8 Kings Scholars at their subject teaser sessions where they supercharge their learning through metacognition and also learnt about the various branches of subjects


Need help to study at university in your choice of courses? Apply before 31 May 2024 for a Southwark Scholarship


We’re super excited to announce our full programme of summer courses for 2024 😎From directing to musical theatre and stage combat , head on over to our website to see what’s on 👉


More fantastic drawing competition entries


After visiting Year 7 students took part in a drawing competition.


Thinking about going to university but worried about the tuition fees? The Southwark Scholarship Scheme has helped over 130 young people to pursue their chosen university course. Applications are now open - apply before 31 May 2024


LAST CHANCE TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD_Today is the last day to make your voice heard in our Youth Insight Survey! 📆Are you aged between 13-25?📌Do you live in the UK?Regardless of your social action or political experience, we want to hear from you!


The Year 9 team went all the way and won the Cup beating Harris Crystal Palace 77-55 after a strong performance from everyone.


This Saturday we pay final respects to our Richard Taylor OBE with a service to commemorate his life & legacy at We are grateful to Reverend and are humbled that & voices will fill the cathedral with love


Have you got an idea for 2024? Grant applications are now open - apply by 7 June for funding to support community celebrations in Southwark this October


Year 10 football team educational and inspirational visit to training ground. They experienced a tour plus watched an under 21s training session which allowed them to see the requirements needed at that level. This was followed by a Q&A session.


HAP students loved being able to perform at the iconic Camden Roundhouse yesterday … not only the opportunity to perform but to be able to do so with students from so many other schools. Thank you !!


We're excited to welcome you to visit one of our outstanding placement schools on Saturday, 20th April 10-2pm. If you're interested in , come & meet our super team, in ! Register:…

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Modern Foreign Languages

Students at Harris Academy Peckham have the fantastic opportunity to learn French or Spanish. The languages curriculum has been designed to enthuse students through building a curiosity and love for learning languages.

The French and Spanish curriculum is adapted to a transition period when Key Stage 4 students are continuing to work towards the current GCSE specifications which includes three main themes:

  • Identity and culture
  • Local, national, international and global areas of interest
  • Current and future study and employment

The topics covered allow students to cyclically build on their knowledge of key vocabulary and core grammatical structures, so that they can develop their Mastery of the subject. Through the delivery of “unlocking languages” lessons, focussed on language form and language families, students’ overall literacy is reinforced.

By the end of the five-year curriculum, students are able to describe in detail their life at home and compare it to the lives of young people in French and Spanish-speaking countries. The apprenticeship of learning a language provides an open road to the world.

Through Spanish and French at Harris Academy Peckham, we promote students’ curiosity and deepen their understanding of different countries’ people, culture, history, literature and arts.

As Global Citizens, we challenge students to consider their own identity and place in the world and to appreciate and empathise with different ways of seeing the world. We aim to equip students with the confidence, lexicon and grammatical foundations that allow them to express their ideas and opinions, to seek information and to respond to speakers’ of the language across the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

By developing students’ linguistic, communicative and intercultural skills, we strive to foster rounded individuals ready for lifelong language learning and entry into a global, more cooperative and more peaceful world.

The new GCSE specification especially supports the delivery of our RSHE curriculum by including the topics of Diversity and inclusion, Mental health, and Environmental and social issues. French students are encouraged to use their Critical thinking around those topics in their language lessons, as they are in their tutor sessions.

Further details of the curriculum can be downloaded below.