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20/06/24

Workshops at for our Year 10 Most Able cohort, putting their Shakespeare knowledge and drama skills to the test. Thank you for the opportunity! 🎭📚 pic.twitter.com/GMqctrQP41

20/06/24

Reading Buddies showing off their certificates after a year of hard work 📚📖🏅 Turning up punctually at 8:25am every Wednesday to further their literacy and demonstrate their CORE values: inspirational pic.twitter.com/79HRzM2EyW

20/06/24

We continue to be immensely proud of our Debate Team as they pit themselves against schools from across the country. They recently demonstrated their critical thinking, composure & control in a national debating competition. Brilliant work girls! pic.twitter.com/dxB3VndX7p

19/06/24

We were thrilled to say Bonjour Year 4! as students from visited today. Mr. Blackburn led a fantastic session, giving the students chance to speak French with our girls. Rounded off with madeleines and orangina! We love our primary partnership 😊🇫🇷🌞 pic.twitter.com/5Dz0DeAP4U

14/06/24

Welcome to the magical world of Alice In Wonderland! Join us for an enchanting evening at HGABR where the classic tale comes to life. Immerse yourself in a world of adventure as we explore Wonderland together. Tkts on sale now! https://t.co/3Yzm7kOkrG https://t.co/Ra6An35EAM pic.twitter.com/Oz4VPfJA9K

13/06/24

Our students were thrilled to join the wonderful live webinar from award winning murder mystery writer yesterday! Thank you for inspiring our girls Sharna, and thank you for the opportunity pic.twitter.com/15bAlkwd59

12/06/24

It was a pleasure to meet with your wonderful Year 5 and 6 students! They listened so attentively and had such fantastic questions, thank you for having us! https://t.co/EtbP8494wW

11/06/24

Well done team!

10/06/24

An outstanding contribution made by all of our DofE participants in the past year. We are so proud of the differences they are making within the community. The value of the DofE programme to participants and the community cannot be understated. pic.twitter.com/mW67PMewC5

07/06/24

We are thrilled to announce that a wonderful drawing by Year 8 student Christa has been selected for the summer show! We are so proud of her pic.twitter.com/GuOC39LC5C

07/06/24

💰📚WIN 1000 POUNDS for your school, WIN 500 POUNDS for your school library and WIN 100 POUNDS book token for yourself, simply by nominating HGABR in the National Book Token Competition!Simply follow the link below, and enter HGABR! https://t.co/sabtdKat7a pic.twitter.com/7OBess6A8y

06/06/24

Our awesome rounders team celebrating a closely fought win against yesterday! Excellent batting, fielding and such composed play by all. Well done girls! pic.twitter.com/GYDwi0jEvS

05/06/24

Congratulations to our Future Linguist member, Nicole, who won the Spring Duolingo challenge coming top of the Leaderboard competing against students across the Well done Nicole, making proud with your commitment to Language learning! pic.twitter.com/ew0718JkPB

05/06/24

Almost an entire year of our Year 12-Year 7 reading buddies programme is complete! We couldn’t be prouder of the progress our Year 7 readers have made pic.twitter.com/ugCZawezHO

05/06/24

Our Y12 English cohort had a day out at university this week, attending seminars on Tragedy in the Hands of Shakespeare and learning about English at university and beyond. Thank you for having us 🤝 pic.twitter.com/fdzsEcdxOa

25/05/24

Year 7 had a very special assembly marking 150 days of secondary school. We celebrated everything they have achieved and looked forward to Year 8 and beyond. We are so proud of the way this amazing group of girls have become part of the HGABR community pic.twitter.com/R5lQqxf9Mf

25/05/24

Year 7 had a very special assembly marking 150 days of secondary school. We celebrated everything they have achieved and looked forward to Year 8 and beyond. We are so proud of the way this amazing group of girls have become part of the HGABR community pic.twitter.com/7qJ0mwOzHP

24/05/24

The Beckenham school where girls have 'exceptional' character and exam results https://t.co/oT6f5ROv7D

21/05/24

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Curriculum

Welcome to Harris Academy Bromley’s Curriculum Information Page.

 

Curriculum Intent

Our curriculum design, is founded on our belief of ‘All Can: We Will.’ We believe that our curriculum guides students in their pursuit of knowledge, understanding and curiosity and is the bed rock of developing characters that Can and Will succeed. 

The curriculum focuses on developing the whole student through traditional academic pathways, cultural enhancement and character development. With the vision to develop and nurture student’s empathy, intellect and aspirations. Through the breadth of curriculum on offer, we ensure students have the necessary knowledge and skills to thrive in the modern world.

Our core values of commitment, optimism and resilience form the foundation of our work and we strive to ensure that the whole school community is committed to success, optimistic about the future and resilient in the face of adversity.

We believe in the inherent joy and power of learning. It is our fundamental belief that a carefully designed curriculum encourages thoughtful, intrinsically motivated students who are passionate about learning and a kind, empathetic and thriving community.

Implementation:

Academically, Harris Girls' Academy Bromley is one of the most successful schools in the country. With a Provisional Progress 8 of +0.71, our progress is amongst the very best of schools in the country and we believe that this is a result of high quality teaching, advice and guidance, alongside a carefully designed curriculum. We encourage the students to explore as many subjects as possible at Key Stage 3, before specialising at Key Stages 4 and 5 and we believe that it is important for the girls to study both the Modern and Classical world, the Arts and Scientific schools of thought.

Our students are guided and supported to ensure that the subjects that they choose to study at GCSE and at A-level, give them the best choice about what they want to do in the future; whether that is to go off to a Russell Group university or into employment or training. We review the curriculum every year in order to ensure that we have a suite of courses that will inspire and challenge, as well as create opportunities for success.

Alongside the main curriculum, there is an extensive Enrichment Programme for all key stages. The Enrichment Programme offers a broad and interesting variety of activities before and after the Academy day, which aims to extend and develop what the student’s study during the day and pique curiosity and understanding in activities, events or theories not covered explicitly during class time. The students are given incredible opportunities for cultural and academic enhancement and we are very proud of the fact that the students not only learn during lesson time, but also through performance, in productions, on school visits and through our many academic lectures. 

Students have discrete PSHE and RE lessons to ensure that they are exposed to a wide variety of Religious and Cultural experiences, as well as helping them tackle the challenges that they may face in the future. Students have British Values embedded through various aspects of school life. This includes learning through the assembly and tutor programme, which reflects on current events in the world, as well as through enrichment activities, charity events and external speakers.

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

The Key Stage 3 curriculum is followed by Years 7, 8 and 9 and is designed to provide depth and breadth of study whilst ensuring that appropriate time can be devoted to Mathematics, English and Science. Our intention is to give students a ‘taste’ of as many subjects as possible, whilst preparing them for and informing them about their GCSE options. Literacy and numeracy skills are developed in every subject and across the curriculum.

All girls in Year 7 study a language, which they will then continue to study until GCSE. Where appropriate, girls may pick up a second, additional language in Year 9. Design Technology includes Food Technology, Textiles and Product Design. All students study Physical Education for 2 periods a week and competitions between faculties and with other schools is encouraged.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 10 – 11. All students will study Mathematics, English, Science, PE and Religious Education and the vast majority will study a Humanities and a Modern Foreign Language. The list of optional subjects is extensive and will provide the students with the opportunity to experience a subject, which may shape their passion for learning, future education and career.

Key Stage 5 Curriculum

At Key Stage 5 we are part of the highly successful Harris Sixth Form Federation and are pleased to be offering a number of subjects that students from other Harris Academies come here to study with us. The breadth of curriculum at Key Stage 5 is designed to appeal to both Academically focused students, with the intention of guiding them to the best Universities and Apprenticeships in the country and also providing high quality vocational courses in order to support students into the world of work or on to further high-quality training or education. For an extensive list of what is on offer in the Sixth Form, please consult the Harris Federation Sixth Form website.

For further information about the schools curriculum, please contact Mr Sherwin on 0208 778 5917 or via email at info@harrisbromley.org.uk.