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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

04/12/17

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

01/12/17

Some more of our amazing award winning students from last nights HCACP Awards Evening https://t.co/1cBc8h2nIo

01/12/17

HCACP Sports Team Of The Year, Yr11 Girls rugby meet rugby star Conor Gilsenan at last nights annual HCACP Awards Evening https://t.co/p8jItUggLO

01/12/17

with Girls’ Rugby Team of the year! https://t.co/smU23NT3Q5

01/12/17

Thanks to for attending Rewards Evening

01/12/17

Retweetd From The Sporting Way

Big thanks to my ex teammate Jay Simpson of who popped in during our Resilience workshop at to talk about the challenges he faced growing up. Inspiring & a great role model for the younger generation https://t.co/P5zyjx7tJY

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Art & Design

Year 7 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
  • Students will complete a baseline test to gauge prior knowledge.
  • Students will learn the basics of drawing, exploring different types of pencil as well as artists’ work.
  • Students will experiment with a variety of drawing techniques and will learn about observational drawing, completing a tonal study of an observed resource.
  • Students will be introduced to colour theory and will examine different colour groups through a painting activity.
  • Students will learn about colour groups and will be introduced to a variety of painting techniques.
  • Students will learn how different colours can be used together to achieve different effects.
  • Students will complete various homeworks based on the units.
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • Students will continue colour theory and painting from Autumn Term.
  • Students will design and construct a three dimensional sculpture based on the two dimensional information gathered so far. This might involve creating a maquette and various materials tests.
  • Students to continue making a three dimensional sculpture from Spring Term. Students to learn about various artists linked to the project.
  • Students will complete various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Summer Term:
  • Students will finish and decorate their 3D constructions, using a range of materials and experimenting with using paint and colour in a variety of ways.
  • Students to complete sculpture work with colour and decoration.
  • Students will complete various homeworks based on the project.
 

Assessments:

Students are assessed regularly throughout the year and there are three assessment points which are reported back to parents.
 

Homework:

Set every two weeks and students can access this online on ShowMy Homework. Students can use the Art area after Academy hours if they need support or materials.
 

Events and Trips:

There is sometimes an Art based activity on one of the Thematic Days.
 

Other resources

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Ways of Seeing - John Berger
Shock of the New - Robert Hughes
This is Modern - Art Matthew Collings
The Story of Art - E.H Gombrich
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

Year 8 overwiew 

 
Overview Autumn Term:
  • Students will complete an accurate, observational self-portrait using tone and/ or colour.
  • Students will learn how to draw the proportions of the human face as accurately as possible, paying attention to shape and form.
  • Students will simplify their portrait drawings and will examine the work of The German Expressionists, looking at their use of limited tone.
  • Students will add ink to their simplified drawings and will construct a collage, leading to collagraph prints.
  • Students will produce various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Spring Term:
  • Students will continue and complete their collage ready for printing. They will then take a variety of collagraph prints from their collage using a variety of colours.
  • Students will create a design based on their previous portrait work ready to be developed into a three dimensional low relief clay piece.
  • Students will be introduced to clay.
  • Students will produce various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Summer Term:
  • Students will produce a clay piece based on their designs.
  • Students will decorate their clay piece using appropriate finishes.
  • Students will produce various homeworks based on the unit.
 

Assessments:

Students are assessed regularly throughout the year and there are three assessment points which are reported back to parents.
 

Homework:

Set every two weeks and students can access this online on ShowMy Homework. Students can use the Art area after Academy hours if they need support or materials.
 

Events and Trips:

There is sometimes an Art based activity on one of the Thematic Days.
 

Other resources:

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Ways of Seeing - John Berger
Shock of the New - Robert Hughes
This is Modern - Art Matthew Collings
The Story of Art - E.H Gombrich
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

Year 9 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
Personal Portfolio. Induction Course. Work based on ‘Natural Forms’ and the work of Henry Moore. Observed studies through to clay work. Various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Spring Term:
Personal Portfolio. Continue clay work.  Second unit ‘Man/Machine’ based on self- portraits and observed studies of factory made mechanical parts through to a painting.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Personal Portfolio. Continue and complete ‘Man/Machine’ painting and decorate ‘Natural Forms’ clay piece.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 

Assessments:

Students are regularly assessed using the exam board assessment sheet. Assessments are reported to parents three times during the year.
 

Homework:

Set weekly and is online on ShowMy Homework.
 

Other resources:

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Ways of Seeing - John Berger
Shock of the New - Robert Hughes
This is Modern - Art Matthew Collings
The Story of Art - E.H Gombrich
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

Year 10 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
Personal Portfolio. Work linked to ‘Safely Contained’ project. Observed studies through to repeat lino print.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Spring Term:
Personal Portfolio. Preparation for Year 10 exam (eight weeks) based on project title.
10 hour exam in March.
Completion of print project and introduction to ‘Identity’ project. Start of observed studies.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Personal Portfolio. Continue research and development for ‘Identity’ project.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 

Assessments:

Students are regularly assessed using the exam board assessment sheet. Assessments are reported to parents three times during the year.
 

Homework:

Set weekly and is online on ShowMy Homework.
 

Other resources:

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Ways of Seeing - John Berger
Shock of the New - Robert Hughes
This is Modern - Art Matthew Collings
The Story of Art - E.H Gombrich
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

Year 11 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
Personal Portfolio. Continue ‘Identity’ project. Visit to Tate Modern gallery in September to inform project work. Completion of portfolio work.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Spring Term:
10 hour mock exam in January.
Completion of Portfolio work. Externally Set Assignment. Exam paper out February then eight weeks preparatory time for timed test.
Various homeworks based on the unit.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Externally Set Assignment. 10 hour timed test in May.
Portfolio completion until moderator visit at exhibition in June.
 

Assessments:

Students are regularly assessed using the exam board assessment sheet. Assessments are reported to parents three times during the year.
 

Homework:

Set weekly and is online on ShowMy Homework.
 

Events and Trips:

Tate Modern in September
 

Other resources:

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Ways of Seeing - John Berger
Shock of the New - Robert Hughes
This is Modern - Art Matthew Collings
The Story of Art - E.H Gombrich
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

Year 12 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
Component 1: Personal Investigation:
Induction Course designed to equip students with skills and concepts required to embark on a personal assignment for Unit 1.
Negotiated personal responses to assignment theme.
Assessment worth 50% of final AS grade.
 
Overview Spring Term:
Component 1: Personal Investigation:
Negotiated personal responses to assignment theme.
Assessment worth 50% of final AS grade.
 
Component 2: Externally Set Assignment:
Centre launch of the given theme.
Students embark on their personal assignment.
Assessment worth 50% of final AS grade.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Component 2 Externally Set Assignment:
Negotiated personal responses to set assignment. Unaided final work in exam conditions (10 hours).
 
Assessment worth 50% of final AS grade.
 
Component 3(A Level): Personal Investigation
Introduction to two linked elements Personal Study (min 1000 words) and Practical work. Exploratory stage.
Assessment worth 60% of final A Level grade, Personal Study worth 12%.
 

Assessments:

Regular assessment using exam board assessment sheets.
 

Homework:

All tasks are studio/home based. Students are expected to work approximately 5 hours outside of timetabled lessons a week.
 

Events and Trips:

Students organise their own visits to museums and galleries in their spare time.
 

Other resources:

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The Story of Art  E.H Gombrich
Art and Illusion   E.H Gombrich
Ways of Seeing    John Berger
Shock of the New  Robert Hughes
Old Mistresses; Women, Art and Idealogy   Griselda Pollock and Rozsika Parker
Blimey!-From Bohemia to Britpop: London Art World from Francis Bacon to Damien Hirst    Matthew Collings
This is Modern Art Matthew Collings
High Art Lite   Julian Stallabrass
What the Butler Saw: Selected Writings (interviews with artists)  Stuart Morgan
Against Interpretation and other Essays  Susan Sontag
Conceptual Art   Tony Godfrey
 
Photography
Camera Lucida  Roland Barthes
On Photography Susan Sontag
The Ongoing Moment  Geoff Dyer
Zona  Geoff Dyer (about film)
 
Sculpture/Space
Poetics of Space  Gaston Barthes
Modern Sculpture Reader  Edited by Jon Wood, David Hulks and Alex Potts
 
Drawing
The Drawing Book, edited by Tania Kovats
The Drawing Book Sarah Simblett
 
Contemporary Art Magazines
Frieze
Art Monthly
Tate
Art Forum
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Students organise their own visits to museums and galleries in their spare time.
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

Year 13 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
Component 3 Coursework Focus:
Personal Written Study and Practical Work, Developmental Stage.
Synthesising ideas and presenting finished work for both elements.
Assessment worth 60% of final A2 grade.
 
Overview Spring Term:
Component 4 Externally Set Assignment Focus: Centre launch of the given theme.
Students embark on their personal assignment.
Assessment worth 40% of final A2 grade.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Component 4 Externally Set Assignment Focus:
Negotiated personal responses to set assignment. Unaided final work in exam conditions (15 hours).
Assessment worth 40% of final A2 grade.
 

Assessments:

Regular assessment using exam board assessment sheets.
 

Homework:

All tasks are studio/home based. Students are expected to work approximately 5 hours outside of timetabled lessons a week.
 

Events and Trips:

Students organise their own visits to museums and galleries in their spare time.
 

Other resources:

Websites:
www.tate.org.uk
www.nationalgallery.org.uk
www.npg.org.uk
www.whitechapelgallery.org.uk
www.saatchigallery.com
www.vam.ac.uk
www.royalacademy.org.uk
www.corthauld.ac.uk
www.britishmuseum.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.southbankcentre.co.uk
www.courthauld.ac.uk
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The Story of Art  E.H Gombrich
Art and Illusion   E.H Gombrich
Ways of Seeing    John Berger
Shock of the New  Robert Hughes
Old Mistresses; Women, Art and Idealogy   Griselda Pollock and Rozsika Parker
Blimey!-From Bohemia to Britpop: London Art World from Francis Bacon to Damien Hirst    Matthew Collings
This is Modern Art Matthew Collings
High Art Lite   Julian Stallabrass
What the Butler Saw: Selected Writings (interviews with artists)  Stuart Morgan
Against Interpretation and other Essays  Susan Sontag
Conceptual Art   Tony Godfrey
 
Photography
Camera Lucida  Roland Barthes
On Photography Susan Sontag
The Ongoing Moment  Geoff Dyer
Zona  Geoff Dyer (about film)
 
Sculpture/Space
Poetics of Space  Gaston Barthes
Modern Sculpture Reader  Edited by Jon Wood, David Hulks and Alex Potts
 
Drawing
The Drawing Book, edited by Tania Kovats
The Drawing Book Sarah Simblett
 
Contemporary Art Magazines
Frieze
Art Monthly
Tate
Art Forum
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Students organise their own visits to museums and galleries in their spare time.
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
hcacpart.blogspot.co.uk

 

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