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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

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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

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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

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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

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

08/02/18

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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

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

08/02/18

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

08/02/18

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

06/02/18

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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
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.

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
 
 

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
 
 

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
 
 

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
 
 

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.
 

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.
 

 

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