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05/04/19

To celebrate our first 100 followers and all the things we have achieved this term, here is a link to our second edition of The HAO Post https://t.co/lOTttmStfe

03/04/19

Some of the fantastic submissions for our poster competition. The theme - journeys. https://t.co/eNfWa0Bb6j

03/04/19

Careers fair tonight at Harris Academy Crystal Palace! Sixth formers, Y11's and parents welcome. https://t.co/4m1XfYzPrx

01/04/19

students Learning Beyond the Classroom at Joss Bay Beach today. https://t.co/1L63fFtzhU

27/03/19

Retweetd From Shakespeare's Globe

From one Globe to another - happy ! ⭕️🌍 (📸: Clive Sherlock) https://t.co/kMO0zalVui

27/03/19

If you want to find out about training to teach Primary or Secondary come along to this Monday! More information here: https://t.co/a5apZVormB https://t.co/KcxlsXqMQd

26/03/19

The this week is mellifluous. Students are encouraged to use it in their work. For example: 'Sarah had a low, mellifluous voice'. https://t.co/6zg9cKR8wp

21/03/19

Retweetd From UNESCO

21 March is ! Let's celebrate the power of to shake us from everyday life! https://t.co/ygsuIzTfzC 📝 https://t.co/X9vmgf1f2c

20/03/19

The this week is quintessential. Students are encouraged to use it in their work. For example: 'The critics love the director's latest film and consider it to be the quintessential horror movie.' https://t.co/tbL7eGM8Rb

20/03/19

Y11 GCSE art students visiting the Tate Britain to collect first hand research for their exam unit. https://t.co/5EH8IVPl3e

19/03/19

Year 12 and 13 students visiting the world famous Ravensbourne University in Greenwich at the O2. The students took part in a lecture, had a tour and a chance to experience a live studio and use equipment. https://t.co/JA9wQhvmYT

14/03/19

A big thank you to everyone for making last week's Tri-Wizard Tournament such a success for . We had lots of students attend extra curricular activities at school and complete challenges at home that centred around . Well done all! https://t.co/fgDJ0iih0Z

13/03/19

It's ! To celebrate we are running a poster competition and the five best posters will be entered into a UK-wide competition! Here are some of the fun experiments the Science club have been doing this week... https://t.co/yhURNjS5ig

13/03/19

Quote of the week: “Even he who is wiser than the wisest may still achieve” Aeschylus

11/03/19

Congratulations to Rhianna who delivered her best speech yet at the Jack Petchey Bromley Regional Final!! https://t.co/ZyhxB5FaX6

09/03/19

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

⁩ YR 8 Brodie was totally focused workout and went on to win the Boxer of the Week medal🥊🥇🥊 great work boss!! https://t.co/7XrCmzehRh

08/03/19

visited yesterday to learn all about University life. https://t.co/KrnFDRsbUN

08/03/19

"The tour was brilliant! I loved learning about the history of the house and we got to see the staircase with all the pictures of the past Prime Minister's. I was surprised at how big it was inside!" Year 9 and 10 students. Read more here: https://t.co/GUwzz2EmCs https://t.co/Lb8JkMVhal

08/03/19

"I sat in the Prime Minister's seat in the White Room! I loved using the military photographer's camera and delivering a speech at the Prime Minister's lectern. I had always wondered how an autocue worked" Year 10 students. Read more here: https://t.co/GUwzz2EmCs https://t.co/suSmaFsgCr

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Curriculum

The curriculum at Harris Academy Orpington comprises a broad and innovative range of learning experiences planned for each student. The curriculum offer, in conjunction with excellent teaching that impacts positively on learning and progress, will enable all our students to actively respond to the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly changing world.

 AIMS

  • To encourage the best possible progress and the highest academic achievement for all, by setting suitable learning challenges and fully recognising the diverse learning needs of each of our students.
     
  • To provide rich and varied contexts for students to acquire, develop and apply a broad range of knowledge, understanding and skills, to encourage a love of learning and a desire for lifelong learning.
     
  • To enable all students to develop their creativity and talents to the full, using our Sport and Enterprise specialism across the academy to maximise this potential.
     
  • To personalise our curriculum ensuring it is flexible and appropriate, preparing students for the challenges of a fast-changing world, and their futures as successful citizens in the 21st century.
     
  • To promote students' self-esteem and emotional well-being through our curriculum, offering opportunities for students to develop their knowledge, understanding and appreciation of their own and different beliefs and cultures.