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13/12/17

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Another great session at on this week's topic of Identity (prejudice & stereotyping). Thanks to our guest ex-pro baller for words of wisdom/advice. Thanks to Asst Head Mr Brockwell for being team captain, even though your team came 2nd ☺. https://t.co/FZlyGbiYt8

13/12/17

Today HCACP advent features students from Year 10 https://t.co/GC2ef8ulaL

13/12/17

Well done to all participants in last nights amazing HCACP Photos of the event available at https://t.co/LbwzSUTmWV https://t.co/WSoDgcJu3P

12/12/17

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well done to the team from HCACP. ? https://t.co/LJSLA5UylI

12/12/17

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well done to the HAM team for winning the Rise Up Digital Challenge today. 'mnotok https://t.co/t6LV1rphiK

12/12/17

The HCACP advent sleigh continues. Today 10AA wish you all a merry Christmas https://t.co/ijsQ1hWuck

11/12/17

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We're looking forward to welcoming to the Awards tomorrow at 🎉 https://t.co/YMSRSojQIM

11/12/17

HCACP Advent rolls on despite the snow. Today 10AA send their seasonal greetings. https://t.co/C5iUNlzCVj

11/12/17

Join us on Tuesday December 12th for the annual HCACP Christmas Carol Concert. An hour of festive music and celebration. Everyone is welcome https://t.co/xPcqQUye1U

11/12/17

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

09/12/17

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Calling out to all Schools, both Primary and Secondary that want to join the STEM Girls Club campaign to empower our girls to pick STEM in the future. Visit https://t.co/OlJIG7tGyB today and sign up for January 2018. Do something different today! https://t.co/9NpTA0ZfUj

08/12/17

HCACP Advent continues. Today three superstars from 10SS https://t.co/KsdW8HyWx0

08/12/17

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First glimpse of the STEMRoadshow footage from last month for more info visit https://t.co/HRfqyGmd3D https://t.co/tp6lHekkeg

07/12/17

Amazing performance of Macbeth at yesterday at HCACP by . Shakespeare has never been so much fun. https://t.co/BpaDr128Oh

07/12/17

HCACP advent continues. Today. The year 10 girls wish you all a happy Christmas. https://t.co/u7AquuimFW

05/12/17

Thank you to all parents who attended our assessment coffee morning with Ms Lovegrove yesterday.

05/12/17

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Another very busy week of school sport for students. 18 fixtures in 4 days with close to 200 students representing the Academy. Good luck to all. https://t.co/LUupvf3OlY

05/12/17

Retweetd From Mr Titterton

Massive thank you for giving up your time. My Business Studies students really enjoyed your inspiring talk. https://t.co/ANTexsCEyX

05/12/17

Join us on Tuesday December 12th for the annual HCACP Christmas Carol Concert. An hour of festive music and celebration. Everyone is welcome https://t.co/Me1yW4Mo6Z

04/12/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Fantastic work by the U13 boys handball team today in winning the championships against some very tough opposition. Now on to the 🤾‍♂️ https://t.co/HZa6SOXnui

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Religion and Philosophy

Year 7 Overview

In Religion and Philosophy students are able to examine fundamental philosophical questions alongside religious, and other, responses to them. In Year 7 the key question is ‘What is Truth?’
This offers students the opportunity to engage with the major existential problems of humanity in depth and to a high academic level.  While Religion & Philosophy at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace draws on a range of methodologies and pedagogies, it is influenced in particular by the critical realist model in which students encounter religious and non-religious worldviews as truth claims.
 
Overview Autumn Term:
Introduction to Religion and Philosophy at Harris 
The Nature of Belief:
 
Overview Spring Term:
Christianity: What are the key truth claims in Christianity?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What are the similarities and differences between truth claims for Christian, Jews and Muslims?
Alternative Truth Claims:
 

Assessments:

Reading – Philosopher research project.
Speaking – presentation of Philosopher research project
Speaking and writing-Murder mystery Deductive reasoning to solve the mystery of who killed Santa?
Writing – essay question.
Speaking – Court room trial looking at different worldviews 
Reading: Research project on alternative truth claims/world religions.
 

Homework:

Once a week
 

Other resources:

Websites:
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/philosophy/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/atheism/
http://io9.com/5945801/8-philosophical-questions-that-well-never-solve
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/atheism/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/witnesses/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/mormon/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/paganism/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/bahai/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Religions to inspiRE for KS3
Diary of Anne Frank
The boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Elie Wiesel – Night
John Bowker – World Religions: the great Faiths Explored & Explained
Mary Pope Osborne – One World, Many Religions
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
A number of speakers are invited to deliver their world view on the key question for Year 7 What is truth?
 

Year 8 Overview

In Religion and Philosophy students are able to examine fundamental philosophical questions alongside religious, and other, responses to them. In Year 8 the question is ‘What is the Purpose of Life?’ This offers students the opportunity to engage with the major existential problems of humanity in depth and to a high academic level.  While Religion & Philosophy at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace draws on a range of methodologies and pedagogies, it is influenced in particular by the critical realist model in which students encounter religious and non-religious worldviews as truth claims.
 
Overview Autumn Term:
Life after Death
Islam: What is the Purpose of life for Muslims? 
 
Overview Spring Term:
Ethics & Morality:
Hinduism: What is the Purpose of life for Hindus?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Buddhism: What is the Purpose of Life for Buddhists?
 

Assessments:

Writing – GCSE Evaluation style question– writing.
Speaking - Play on the key question.
Reading & speaking – ethical dilemmas and response.
Speaking Writing– poem on Impermanence 
Writing  – Diary account of Hajj.
Reading – ICT research project on jihad
 

Homework:

Once a week
 

Events and Trips:

A number of speakers are invited to deliver their world view on the key question for Year 8 What is the purpose of life?
 

Other resources:

Websites
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/beliefs/whydidjesusdie_1.shtml
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/986177.stm
http://www.humanism.org.uk/home
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/karl_marx.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/atheism/ataglance/glance.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/rs/death/chbeliefrev1.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Religions to inspiRE for KS3
Diary of Anne Frank
The boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Elie Wiesel – Night
John Bowker – World Religions: the great Faiths Explored & Explained
Mary Pope Osborne – One World, Many Religions
 

Year 9 Overview

In Religion and Philosophy students are able to examine fundamental philosophical questions alongside religious, and other, responses to them. In Year 9 the Key question is ‘Does God Exist?’
 
This offers students the opportunity to engage with the major existential problems of humanity in depth and to a high academic level. While Religion & Philosophy at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace draws on a range of methodologies and pedagogies, it is influenced in particular by the critical realist model in which students encounter religious and non-religious worldviews as truth claims.
 
Overview Autumn Term:
Evidence of God’s existence
 
Overview Spring Term:
Can we experience God?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Problem of Evil and Suffering
 

Assessments:

Exam past paper questions 
Research projects 
 

Homework:

Two pieces of homework per week 
 

Other resources:

Websites:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zb48q6f
http://www.rsrevision.com/contents/index.htm 
http://www.scandalon.co.uk/gcsers/ 
http://www.tutor2u.net/religious-studies/blog/gcse-revision-quizzes-for-religious-studies 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03zf45d/clips – BBC clips relevant for GCSE teaching
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion 
http://www.truetube.co.uk/ethics-and-religion 
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-4050/teaching-and-learning-resources/Useful-websites-and-religious-places-to-visit
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
AQA GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Specification A
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Christianity
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Islam
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
A number of speakers are invited to deliver their world view on the key question for Year 9 Does God exist?
 

Year 10 Overview for  Religion and Philosophy   

Overview Autumn Term:
  • The study of Christianity and Islam: beliefs, teachings and practices within both regions.
  • Christianity 
  • Beliefs and teachings
  • Jesus Christ and salvation
  • Practices
  • Worship and festivals
  • The role of the church in the local and worldwide community
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • Islam
  • Beliefs and teachings
  • Key Beliefs
  • Authority
  • Practices
  • Worship
  • Duties and festivals
 
Overview Summer Term:
Revision of The study of Christianity and Islam: beliefs, teachings and practices with both regions
 

Assessments:

Exam past paper questions 
Research projects 
 

Homework:

Two pieces of homework per week 
 

Other resources:

Websites:
http://www.rsrevision.com/contents/index.htm 
http://www.scandalon.co.uk/gcsers/ 
http://www.tutor2u.net/religious-studies/blog/gcse-revision-quizzes-for-religious-studies 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03zf45d/clips – BBC clips relevant for GCSE teaching
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion 
http://www.truetube.co.uk/ethics-and-religion 
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-4050/teaching-and-learning-resources/Useful-websites-and-religious-places-to-visit
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
AQA GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Specification A
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Christianity
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Islam
 

Year 11 overview               

Overview Autumn Term:
  • Relationships and families
  • Religion and life
  • The origins and value of the universe
  • The origins and value of human life
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • The existence of God and revelation
  • Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God
  • The nature of the divine and revelation
  • Religion, crime and punishment
  • Religion, crime and the causes of crime
  • Religion and punishment
 
Overview Summer Term:
Revision and exam preparation 
 

Assessments:

Exam past paper questions 
Research projects 
 

Homework:

Two pieces of homework per week 
 

Other resources:

Websites:
http://www.rsrevision.com/contents/index.htm 
http://www.scandalon.co.uk/gcsers/ 
http://www.tutor2u.net/religious-studies/blog/gcse-revision-quizzes-for-religious-studies 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03zf45d/clips – BBC clips relevant for GCSE teaching
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion 
http://www.truetube.co.uk/ethics-and-religion 
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-4050/teaching-and-learning-resources/Useful-websites-and-religious-places-to-visit
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
AQA GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Specification A
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Christianity
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A: Islam
 

Year 12 Overview

Overview Autumn Term:
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Arguments for the existence of God
  • Evil and suffering
  • Religious experience
  • The nature of religious experience
  • Verifying religious experiences
  • The influence of religious experiences and their value for religious faith
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • Ethics and religion
  • Normative ethical theories
  • The application of natural moral law
 
Overview Summer Term:
  • Christianity
  • Sources of wisdom and authority
 

Homework:

Two pieces of homework per week 
 

Other resources:

Websites:
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy 
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy 
The Open University
Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
The Existential Primer
EpistemeLinks 
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
AQA A-level Religious Studies 1
Multimedia
Philosophy Bites 
History of Philosophy Without any Gaps  
A History of Ideas
Radio 4: The Philosopher’s Arms
Oxford Philosophy Podcasts 
Radio 4: In Our Time
Walter Kaufmann’s Lectures   on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Sartre
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
A Level revision conference 
 

Year 13 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
  • Section A: Philosophy of religion
  • Section B: Ethics and religion
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • Section A: Study of religion Christianity: the following topics are covered:
 
Overview Summer Term:
  • Revision and exam preparation 
 

Assessments:

Exam past paper questions 
Research projects 
 

Homework:

Two pieces of homework per week 
 

Other resources:

Websites:
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy   an excellent and reliable resource
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy   thorough and wide-ranging articles
The Open University   hundreds of free resources
Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names   some excellent entries
The Existential Primer  a good resource for existentialist philosophical ideas
EpistemeLinks  a comprehensive collection of resources grouped by topic
Guide to Philosophy on the Internet  does what it says on the tin
Philosophical Humour  David Chalmers’ extensive collection
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
AQA A-level Religious Studies 1
Multimedia
Philosophy Bites 
History of Philosophy Without any Gaps  
A History of Ideas
Radio 4: The Philosopher’s Arms
Oxford Philosophy Podcasts 
Radio 4: In Our Time
Walter Kaufmann’s Lectures   on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Sartre
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
A Level revision conference
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