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17/07/20

We wish all our staff, students and parents a great summer holiday. https://t.co/55N48S8FsN

17/07/20

For more of what we have been up to these last few months and to see some amazing work by our students and video appearances from your favourite staff, check out our Instagram account. https://t.co/IaQ3F3eY49

17/07/20

The (slightly lighter) spring/summer edition of Insight is now available...check it out here: https://t.co/jVSztKtELe

16/07/20

Our staff have been busy again, creating a farewell video for our amazing and very much missed Y11 students. https://t.co/JsOrxZcO5U

15/07/20

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Hoping this article helps our Year 13 students as we start to turn our attention to Year 13 results day https://t.co/3gq0DoRAx6

15/07/20

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

For any of our students preparing to apply to the University of Cambridge next year! https://t.co/jDXiOayCJD

14/07/20

4/4 Some Year 12 students have also created their own virtual exhibitions to showcase just their work from the year. Click the link and images on our news article to visit each space. https://t.co/2ejVNtfV7h

14/07/20

3/4 Each student in the Y7-13 exhibition has chosen a subject that is interesting to them and have used photography, sculpture, drawing, painting and digital drawing to produce their art works. https://t.co/lUXXWMxMvv

14/07/20

2/4 The art and design department are proud of what our students have achieved over the lock down period using the materials they have at home. https://t.co/WqcvaQx9HO

14/07/20

1/4 At HGABR we have talented and hard working students across all of our year groups. Our students use different mediums to produce personal and meaningful work. https://t.co/IEi11DZagb

14/07/20

Don’t forget that there are many free resources available that you can access from home and over the summer, from Ebooks, audio books, comics and more. https://t.co/GDgMKimLYy

14/07/20

This weeks must read is the CILIP Carnegie Medal winners for 2020 https://t.co/fVZV2iqSA3

14/07/20

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Big thanks to QA Apprenticeships for giving our Year 12s invaluable advice about pursuing apprenticeships after sixth form. Such a useful webinar for the students

14/07/20

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Thanks so much to the University of Leicester for their webinar with our Year 12 students last week about strong UCAS applications. The students learnt so much!

08/07/20

Congratulations to Nell from Year 13, who has been awarded the prestigious gold award from the Kirwin-Davies Foundation to support her midwifery studies at university.

07/07/20

This weeks must read. https://t.co/cB6ubFFcIs

01/07/20

For those that missed this, check out last weeks must read. Keep on reading and don’t forget you can submit book reviews to Mrs Woolcott. https://t.co/B0XgkLIFpU https://t.co/GUqd4Lzo1t

30/06/20

Harris Girls' Academy Bromley is a SUPER SCHOOL! Our students have answered over half a million questions this academic year, have spent at least 20 hours each completing tasks and watched a total of over months of videos. Well Done! https://t.co/xx03L9NFT6

29/06/20

Students have continued to work hard on over the week. We are also 3rd out of 1732 similar schools for completion of Memri questions, great work in preparation for this week's assessments, keep it up! https://t.co/LIJk2bnRzI

25/06/20

Retweetd From Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

🎧 New podcast alert! The team is chatting with geography teacher, Charity Mhlanga (, ), recipient of this year's OS award ,about why she loves the subject and recognising excellence in geography education: https://t.co/eML9RdRFid https://t.co/6uj34c3qNG

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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 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