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14/06/21

This weeks Must Read collection is on ; a project hosted by the United nations to encourage people to join together to protect our ecosystems around the world. https://t.co/JpUfj5sCx0 https://t.co/W7lFw9cVRr

14/06/21

Last weeks Must Read collection of books was in recognition of National Empathy Day. https://t.co/fskip6qUot https://t.co/1XzD4uDY3P

14/06/21

What key skills do you require as an auditor? https://t.co/sx504CqXBY

14/06/21

is looking at a career within the finance sector, as an apprentice auditor. https://t.co/hY8Ttifqr9 https://t.co/hP4YR2hH4V

14/06/21

What skills do you need to be a radiographer? https://t.co/v753PaALMY

14/06/21

Last weeks career highlight was on being a radiographer. https://t.co/mLyXOpbBO8 https://t.co/iQwVbTbPJS

12/06/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Delighted for and so proud of our Director of Secondary Education- Carolyn English awarded an OBE today. So deserved, thank you for all you do for our students. Congratulations 🥳 👏🏽🙌🏼

10/06/21

Retweetd From Miss CH

Thank you so much to for delivering a second day of workshops at , this time to our year 9 cohort exploring online harassment and consent!

28/05/21

Retweetd From Step into Dance

Late last year we were lucky enough to see some of the dancers from in action! 😍 https://t.co/WxiTQoQ9XQ

24/05/21

This week investigate the career of an entrepreneur - suggested by Ms Whiting's form. The case highlight was on the BBC as the youngest Dragon to ever join Dragon's Den. https://t.co/3Ww2RocEve https://t.co/pqgiE4Aat7

24/05/21

This weeks books of the week are all about Mental Health Awareness. Please see Mrs Woolcott for more information on any of our reading resources! https://t.co/LjppeBTgCV

21/05/21

is promoting the career path of a Commercial Marketing Manager this week. https://t.co/SzYiYmoh7E

14/05/21

Two A Level dancers after performing a run through of one of their performances in costume - prepping for assessment time! https://t.co/9z3cbanylN

14/05/21

We are very proud of all their hard work this year. Their exam is this Thursday, wish them luck! https://t.co/8QFXJjqWhn

14/05/21

Our A level students warming up ready for their choreography exam with some corner work. https://t.co/raWg5stqae

14/05/21

Miss Dent and Mrs Abbott are extremely proud of their hard work. Keep it up! https://t.co/3CmOvYHmzA

14/05/21

Our Year 9 and 10 RAD competition groups getting some early rehearsals in with Blue and Kevin our amazing Step into dance choreographers! https://t.co/mLoHksqtK4

14/05/21

Early morning rehearsals with Year 10 and Year 9 contemporary and street dance RAD competition groups; getting ready for the London youth games ! https://t.co/kdwVUaM8O1

14/05/21

This weeks must reads! Were not limiting it to one book this week as we have generously been gifted a couple of great series. Happy reading! https://t.co/eikDiC1sa0

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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 bedrock 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 students’ 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, resilience and empathy form the foundation of our work and we strive to ensure that the whole school community is committed to success, optimistic about the future resilient in the face of adversity and positively shaping the world around them through Empathy.

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 peak 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.

 

Sixth Form Courses