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20/09/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Next week, 50+ student representatives will attend the Harris Climate Emergency Conference delivered by During the two days they will be working together to develop a action plan to bring back to their individual schools https://t.co/rFrPGB131y

20/09/19

Retweetd From Which? University

Year 11s, are you already thinking about which A-level subjects you might take next year? How to pick the right A-levels: https://t.co/JbdKV3cEmw https://t.co/OSzrtzvWCd

20/09/19

Retweetd From UCAS

Applications for 2020 courses are now open, so make sure you get a head start on yours before the deadline. It will come around faster than you think! https://t.co/LCl1elpFpN

20/09/19

National Poetry Day 2019 is on October 3rd. HGABR are encouraging students to write a poem using the theme 'truth' - deadline submission is 1st October. https://t.co/wN98YBZ6Dt

19/09/19

Cake donations are greatly welcomed, whether home baked or store bought - please drop them to reception on the morning. We request that cake donations do not contain nuts due to allergies.

19/09/19

Join us for our Macmillan coffee morning next week! For a fourth year, HGABR is hosting a Macmillan Coffee morning to raise awareness for a great cause. We open our door's to local residents that wish to drop in from 9am until 10.40am. https://t.co/QXsEpKxtng

19/09/19

Our library has a fantastic new selection of books! https://t.co/3PO3jMwdbQ

18/09/19

Retweetd From UCAS

If you’re undecided on your future after school, sign up for updates to get info on uni, apprenticeships, gap year ideas, and more. ✍️ https://t.co/oufHzEQSnB https://t.co/yJ64e0swUD

18/09/19

Retweetd From UK Safer Internet Centre

We have a comprehensive Parents' Guide to Technology on our website - covering everything from smartphones and tablets to gaming and smart TVs. Have you read it yet? https://t.co/Td4K959XJx https://t.co/rV3K6OOEvC

18/09/19

Retweetd From UCAS

Part of completing your UCAS application requires you to add your qualifications. This video will show you how! 📽️ https://t.co/cxst6arsnG

18/09/19

Retweetd From National Gallery

Our free exhibition, '#Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance' closes on 29 September. With fewer than 20 works known by the artist, we're extremely lucky to be able to reunite 7 of these, most of which have never been seen in the UK: https://t.co/oJIYF5XXmx https://t.co/wCMESGamcq

18/09/19

Retweetd From UCAS

Supporting your child through higher education? Download our parents’ guide to help you help them! 📽️ 📖 👉 https://t.co/ChvtavC94D https://t.co/dP2irlotiZ

18/09/19

This week in assembly, students will be going over safeguarding, personal safety and other key topics within this area. Students will also be reminded of the HGABR community and the importance of representing the Academy, in and around school, when in uniform and on trips. https://t.co/W1Ysh4GZUc

17/09/19

Retweetd From Marian Vian Pri Sch

Huge thanks to the representatives of that came along to our secondary transfer meeting, much appreciated. https://t.co/k1wX7FW8Pv

16/09/19

HGABR Open Mornings and Open Evening for prospective students of 2020, are coming up soon. https://t.co/T0xo6XsDna

16/09/19

Word of the week is facetious. Different year groups will also delve into different words selected from the reading books this term. https://t.co/ULGUdd68CW

15/09/19

Tents dried and repacked, ready for next season. Year 9s it is your turn, Bronze Duke of Edinburgh launching soon! https://t.co/lKSxMs3LP2

15/09/19

This weeks 'must read book' is a timeless, witty and enchanting novel about growing up. https://t.co/XmcertVbaF

14/09/19

Silver D of E teams have made it to the finish at Birling Gap. We will be arriving back at school at 7pm. Well done all! https://t.co/OWQi2o6yFq

14/09/19

Perfect spot for some lunch! https://t.co/K6EpDamdR5

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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.

Sixth Form Courses