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18/10/17

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Yr9 football team make it 3 wins in 3 days with a 5-0 win against Shirley. . https://t.co/unkO8TG4Qx

18/10/17

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New for 2018 Girls Rugby Academy at https://t.co/sczg16Yi6t

18/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place tomorrow 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/0wDMaMorra

17/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place this Thurs 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/dTnLCqe4a1

16/10/17

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Yr10 football team suffer a narrow 1-0 defeat against this afternoon. https://t.co/T0HP45fEte

16/10/17

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Yr8 girls rugby put in a great effort in their first game against our friends from https://t.co/PiXiRepZUl

16/10/17

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Which personality type are you? Our delegates are discovering how this influences their leadership. https://t.co/aHyzJ8OZzA

16/10/17

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Excellent opening session on "Leading Yourself" from Natasha Evans for the Step Up Programme https://t.co/wg6RGfbs47

16/10/17

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The Yr7 football team get their first win of the season in an epic battle against . https://t.co/XxU54MBgZt

16/10/17

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The Yr9 football team were convincing 6-0 winners against in the cup this afternoon. https://t.co/yiZp4rtnWZ

16/10/17

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A very warm welcome to our Step-Up delegates ! Starting their journeys to with this fantastic . https://t.co/zpLVAJEBMB

16/10/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwwS29

16/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/oSk4JVh6nZ

13/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/LjSVa9NYm8

13/10/17

PGL coaches are stuck in traffic, we are about 10 minutes away! Please collect students from the front of the school.

13/10/17

PGL coaches should be back at 3.25 if the traffic remains clear!

13/10/17

3.20 or just after, depending on traffic!

13/10/17

We have left PGL! We should be back around 3.20!

13/10/17

Final activity on PGL- archery!! https://t.co/U1KP5vBd2E

13/10/17

Well done Weronika for conquering Jacob’s Ladder!! https://t.co/QHFd8FCXM1

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Geography

Year 7 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 1: The hitchhikers guide to my galaxy – What is the human and physical geography of the UK like? Students will learn about the UK’s human and physical geography, including current issues, challenges facing urban areas, and National Parks. 
Unit 2: From Cairo to Cape Town – What is Africa like and how is it changing? Students will learn about Africa’s human and physical geography, including biomes, methods of development, and mega cities. 
 
Overview Spring Term:
Unit 3: Geography, my passport to the world – How can geography help me understand the world? Students will learn about how to use and interpret maps, including grid references, symbols, relief and scale. 
Unit 4: Behind the brand – What is the human and environmental cost of buying an iPhone? Students will learn about the sustainability of the iPhone and its supply chain, focusing on China’s manufacturing boom.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Unit 5: Gazing at glaciers – How does glaciation change the world? Students will learn about a range of different ice landscape, such as glaciers and ice sheets, how they shape the landscape, and the impacts of climate change.
Unit 6: From Pole to Pole – Why are the Poles significant, and how are they changing? Students will learn about the human and physical geography of the polar regions, including how they are managed, and the impacts of climate change. 
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Events and Trips:

PGL
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
South Downs National Park
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 8 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 1: Amazing Environments – What are the world’s main biomes and how do humans interact with them? Students will learn about the factors affecting biome distribution, adaptations of species and sustainable management of biomes around the world.
Unit 2: Angry Earth – What are tectonic processes and how do they impact humans and environments? Students will learn about the structure of the earth, tectonic landforms and the impacts of earthquakes and volcanoes.
 
Overview Spring Term:
Unit 3: Borders, borders everywhere, and not a wall in sight – What are borders and how do they impact people and the environment? Students will learn about migration across the Mexico-USA border, the border between North and South Korea, and the impact of man-made borders.
Unit 4: The rise and rise of India – What are India’s opportunities and challenges for the future? Students will learn about the BRIC nations, their changes in population and recent economic boom, and how sustainable their future may be.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Unit 5: The role of stones – How do rocks shape the world? Students will learn about the geology of the UK, the rock cycle, and geology’s effects on resource security and tourism.
Unit 6: Land Ho! – How and why are the UK’s rivers and coastline changing? Students will learn about river profiles and processes, and the causes, impacts and management of river and coastal flooding.
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
British Geological Survey – www.bgs.ac.uk
Met Office – www.metoffice.gov.uk
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
Science Museum
Horniman Museum (Dulwich)
South Downs National Park
Jurassic coastline (Dorset) – Swanage, Old Harry rocks, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door

Year 9 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
The UK; a nation of Change - What is the UK like and how is it changing?
The BRICS - What are the BRICS and what does the future hold in store for them?
 
Overview Spring Term:
Global Hazards - How can weather be hazardous?
How do plate tectonics shape the world?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Distinctive Landscapes - What makes a landscape distinctive?
What influences the landscape of the UK?
Fieldwork - How does the human geography of London vary in different parts of the city?
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Events and Trips:

Urban fieldwork
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 10 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Sustaining Ecosystems - Why are natural ecosystems important?
Changing Climate - What evidence is there to suggest climate change is a natural process?
 
Overview Spring Term:
Urban Futures - What are the challenges and opportunities for cities today? 
Dynamic Development - Why are some countries richer than others?
 
Overview Summer Term:
UK in the 21st century - How is the UK changing in the 21st century?
Fieldwork - What influences the landscape of the UK?
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Events and Trips:

Physical fieldwork
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 11 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Development Dilemmas - How and why do countries develop in different ways? How might the development gap be closed?
Globalisation - How does the economy of the globalised world function in different places? What changes have taken place in the flow of goods and capital?
 
Overview Spring Term:
The Challenges of an Urban World - How have cities grown and what challenges do they face? How far can these challenges be managed?
The Changing Economy of the UK - How and why is the economy changing? What is the impact of changing work on people and places?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Preparation for Unit 3 – Making Geographical Decisions and revision for Unit 1 and 2 
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 12 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 1:  Landscape and Space
Unit 2: Geographical Debates – Hazardous Earth
 
Overview Spring Term:
Unit 1:  Landscape and Space
Unit 2: Geographical Debates – Hazardous Earth
 
Overview Summer Term:
Revision
Independent Investigation
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Mock exams
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including wider research, revision and consolidation tasks.
 

Events and Trips:

Norfolk fieldwork
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter
 
 
 

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