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19/02/18

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

17/02/18

Retweetd From Charlie Comerford

Amazing week teaching and learning in with - such incredible students and staff https://t.co/lqnIs9kXwN

15/02/18

Barcelona 2018 - flight is on time and should be landing in approximately 1hour45mins.

15/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP Geography

Absolutely fantastic day in Ugrachandi Boarding School looking at world hunger and how we can work collaboratively to resolve this. Kids have been brilliant today in evaluating strategies https://t.co/S1PMTa86Re

15/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP Geography

Great session today learning about democracy and thinking critically! https://t.co/rFEgURFTPE

14/02/18

Barcelona https://t.co/MAjmpWQntY

14/02/18

Barcelona 2018 students at La Sagrada Familia https://t.co/5jbersyFB6

14/02/18

Barcelona 2018 Students in front of the Museu Nacional d'art de Catalunya https://t.co/bIWrqiWqte

14/02/18

Barcelona 2018 students in front of the Museu Nacional d'art de Catalunya https://t.co/ATIGeDleao

13/02/18

Barcelona 2018 - The view from Castell de Montjuic after a hike to the top and the sun is shining! https://t.co/wDrUJrPcfe

13/02/18

Barcelona 2018 - year 9's at the Olympic stadium https://t.co/sPCmaseSHs

12/02/18

Flight was on time and students have arrived in Barcelona safely.

12/02/18

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

08/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Great work by the Yr9/10 Sports leaders today at the KS1 multi skills festival. https://t.co/YPfixNlYWm

08/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done to the U14 boys rugby team who finished as joint winners in the project tournament today despite being 1/2 years younger than the Rest of the teams. https://t.co/6ecqQOUwXD

08/02/18

The February edition of our newsletter is now available on our site at https://t.co/sDlLuRmOvE https://t.co/LlDVbOdtoQ

08/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Superb performance by the ever improving Yr10 handball team tonight against a strong side. https://t.co/VqSofoijPC

08/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Nice move by Zealinjo in today’s Yr10 handball game. https://t.co/nJHq2zUKJB

08/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP PE

So close from the U16 girls football team tonight in their league fixture against coloma. https://t.co/CREe4XPHeu

06/02/18

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done to the karting team on winning their local heat and qualifying for the SE England final in April! https://t.co/NmtnC4VRh9

Harris Academies
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History

Year 7 overview

Overview Autumn Term:

  • Power and Religion - Emergence of monarchy before 1066
  • Paganism and Greek democracy
  • Roman Empire and Christianity
  • Anglo-Saxon kingdom and re-Christianisation
  • Conquest and confrontation, England 1066-1215
  • William’s conquest
  • Henry II and Becket
  • King John and Magna Carta
  • Emergence of Parliament

Overview Spring Term:

  • Challenges to the English monarchy, 1215-1509
  • The Black Death and the Peasants’ Revolt
  • Conflict with Scotland, Wales and France
  • The Wars of the Roses
  • Reform of the Church and State, 1509-1603
  • Henry’s Break with Rome
  • Mary’s reign and the restoration of Catholicism
  • Elizabeth’s Middle Way

Overview Summer Term:

  • The Wars of the Three Kingdoms, 1603-1668
  • Causes of the English Civil War
  • Impact on Scotland and Ireland
  • Interregnum, Restoration and the Glorious Revolution

Assessments:

Three formal assessments over the year testing key historical skills.

Homework:

Set once every two weeks via ‘Show my Homework’.  Tasks will include research, learning key words, completing written pieces.

Useful resources:

Websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zk26n39 

Books, Articles and other Resources:
Henrietta Branford, Fire, Bed and Bone – A novel about the English Civil War.

Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Students could visit the British Museum, Hampton Court or the Tower of London.

Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPTwitter


Year 8 Overview

Overview Autumn Term:

  • The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
  • Causes of trans-Atlantic slavery
  • Experiences of the Triangular Trade
  • Slave experience in the Americas
  • Civil Rights in the United States from Independence to the Modern Day
  • Abolition of slavery in the Civil War
  • 20th Century Civil Rights struggles

Overview Spring Term:

  • World War One
  • Causes of the First World War
  • Competence of British military leadership
  • The outcome of the Treaty of Versailles
  • World War Two
  • Causes of the Second World War
  • Causes of the defeat of Nazi Germany
  • The Holocaust

Overview Summer Term:

  • Local Study
  • A research project of the local history of our surrounding area

Assessments:

Three formal assessments over the year testing key historical skills.

Homework:

Set once every two weeks via ‘Show my Homework’.  Tasks will include research, learning key words, completing written pieces.

Useful resources:

Websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zk26n39

Books, Articles and other Resources:
Tanya Landman, Buffalo Soldier A book about slavery in America.

Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Students could visit the British Museum, Hampton Court or the Tower of London.

Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPTwitter


Year 9 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
 
  • In Year 9 our students study an outline of key themes, concepts, people and events of all four topics.  They return to these subjects in Year 10 and 11 and focus on greater depth and exam technique.  
  • In the Autumn term we study an introduction to ‘Medicine and Treatment’ overtime.
Overview Spring Term:
 
  • Modern depth study - Germany 1918 -1939
Overview Summer Term:
 
  • Period study and British depth study – Henry VIII and his Ministers and the Cold War.

Assessments:

Students will be assessed formally every half term with questions that focus on improving knowledge recall or developing exam technique.
 

Homework:

Set through ‘Show my Homework’ every week.  May include knowledge tests, research tasks or extended writing.
 

Events and Trips:

Year 9 and 10 Trip to York
 

Useful resources:

Websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The exam boards are currently writing the revision guides for this topic.
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Hunterian Museum and the Wellcome Centre
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPHistory
 

Year 10 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
  • Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40
  • Key topic 1: Henry VIII and Wolsey, 1509–29
  • Key topic 1: Henry VIII and Wolsey, 1509–29
  • Key topic 2: Henry VIII and Cromwell, 1529–40
  • Key topic 3: The Reformation and its impact, 1529–40
Overview Spring Term:
  • Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 
  • Key topic 1: The origins of the Cold War, 1941–58
  • Key topic 2: Cold War crises, 1958–70
  • Key topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91
Overview Summer Term:
  • The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches

Assessments:

Students will be assessed formally every half term with questions that focus on improving knowledge recall or developing exam technique.
 

Homework:

Set through ‘Show my Homework’ every week.  May include knowledge tests, research tasks or extended writing.
Events and Trips:
Year 9 and 10 Trip to York
 

Useful resources:

Websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The exam boards are currently writing the revision guides for this topic.
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Hampton Court.
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPHistory

Year 11 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
  • Germany 1918-1945
  • The Rise of the Nazi Party
  • The Government of the Third Reich
  • The Social Impact of the Nazi State
Overview Spring Term:
  • Source Enquiry – Extension Unit – 20th Century Protests.
  • Topic One: The Suffrage Movements
  • Topic Two: The General Strike
  • Topic Three: The Miners Strike
  • Topic Four: The Poll Tax Protests
Overview Summer Term:
  • Revision and preparation for the final assessment.
 

Assessments:

Final grade: Course Work -25% (Completed in year 10) and 75% for the three examined units, worth 25% each.  
During the year students will be assessed formally every half term with questions that focus on improving knowledge recall or developing exam technique.  They will have regular exam questions to complete for homework and will undertake three mock examinations of the full papers in each unit, undertaken in exam conditions.
 

Homework:

Set through ‘Show my Homework’ every week focusing on exam questions and knowledge tests.
 

Events and Trips:

Study support every week.
 
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:
Websites: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Edexcel History B – Student Revision Guide
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
The Old Operating Theatre
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPHistory
 

Year 12 overview

Overview Autumn Term:

  • USA 1917-1996 - The changing political environment, 1917–80 and the quest for civil rights, 1917–80
  • South Africa 1948-1994 The response to apartheid, c1948–59 and Radicalisation of resistance
  • and the consolidation of National Party power, 1960–68
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • USA: Society and culture in change, 1917–80 and the changing quality of life, 1917–80.
  • South Africa:  Redefining resistance and challenges to National Party power, 1968–83 and the end of apartheid and the creation of the ‘rainbow nation’, 1984–94
 
Overview Summer Term:
  • USA: Historical interpretations: What impact did the Reagan presidency (1981–89) have on the USA in the years 1981–96?
  • Preparation for AS examinations.
 

Assessments:

Regularly assessment through essay writing at home and at school along with two mock examinations.
 

Homework:

Set once or twice a week through ‘Show my Homework’ focusing on wider reading, research and essay writing.
 

Events and Trips:

Opportunities to be confirmed.
 
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:
Websites: The History department has provided an extensive list of online resources in the A Level Handbook.
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The History department has provided an extensive reading list in the A Level Handbook.
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Students study America and South Africa so can keep abreast of any current exhibitions on relating to this course by following the department on Twitter.
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPHistory
 

Year 13 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
  • Course Work: Why did Henry VIII break from Rome?  Taught section of the course and then students complete independent research.
  • Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform 1780-1928.
Overview Spring Term:
  • Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform 1780-1928.
  • Revision of USA 1917-1996
  • Revision of South Africa 1948-1994.
Overview Summer Term:
  • Preparation for three formal exams.

Assessments:

Regularly assessment through essay writing at home and at school along with two mock examinations.
 

Homework:

The History department has provided an extensive list of online resources in the A Level Handbook.
 
Events and Trips:
Opportunities to be confirmed.
 
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:
 
Websites:
The History department has provided an extensive list of online resources in the A Level Handbook.
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The History department has provided an extensive reading list in the A Level Handbook.
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Hampton Court
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@HCACPHistory
 

 

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