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13/12/17

Retweetd From The Sporting Way

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

Retweetd From Janeen Gatty

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

12/12/17

Retweetd From Janeen Gatty

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

Retweetd From MyKindaFuture

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

Retweetd From STEMGirlsClub

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

Retweetd From STEMGirlsClub

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

Retweetd From HCACP PE

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.

Business Studies

Year 9 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In Year 9 students begin their Business Studies experience developing their knowledge and building a foundation of key business terms. Students embark on a six week course of creating their own business (market stall) and creating a key USP. In order to allow them to sell their products at the Harris Market run at the end of the half term. Over the course of the first half term they learn the key skills which help them in their second half term where they learn about business structures and setting up a business.
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students build upon their knowledge of business structures and look at how marketing works in a new business. They develop this by analysing how different marketing strategies support a new business and its products. Students will also learn the fundamentals of finance within a start-up business, analysing basic profit and loss accounts and identifying different sources of finance.
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the summer term students look to develop their knowledge of how production and recruitment operates in a start-up business, identifying the key aspects of the employment process and basic production methods.
 

Assessments:

End of Unit Exams (25 minutes)
Short Answer and long answer questions, from stating definitions to Analysis of business strategies.
 

Homework:

Case Study based questions.
Glossary (keyword) building.
Research and article annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

Business Market Stall Challenge
Coca-cola Challenge
Juiceburst Enterprise
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc
@hcacp

Year 10 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In Year 10 students look to build on the experiences and knowledge they learnt in year 9 by developing their own business events management company, looking at the core fundamentals of running events and marketing a business. In the second half term students begin to look in detail at how to grow a business and the reasons behind both internal and external growth.
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the Spring term students take a detailed look at the different marketing strategies utilized by firms looking to grow and expand their businesses. They begin to look at pricing strategies and source of finance which assist growth. Further to this they analyse different accounting structure for limited companies and how to structure and report financial figures.
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the summer term students begin their controlled assessment looking in detail at a case study presented by the exam board and conduct a research project against a criteria set. Students conduct a number of primary and secondary research methods where they analyse the current market and business which the case study falls within. This is then assessed by a written report which students work on under controlled assessment guidelines.
 

Assessments:

End of Unit Exams (25 minutes)
Short Answer and long answer questions, from stating definitions to Analysis of business strategies.
Controlled Assessment (3 hour written report).
 

Homework:

Case Study based questions.
Glossary (keyword) building.
Research and article annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

Business Events Management
Controlled Assessment local business research and interview
Coca-cola Challenge
Juiceburst Enterprise
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Controlled Assessment local business research and interview.
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp

Year 11 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In the Autumn term students begin Year 11 by looking at recruitment, selection and leadership styles in business. The students take detailed looks at different business leaders and analyse suitability for management of different styles in regards to business’ maturity.
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students complete their business understanding by developing their understanding of production and economies of scale within in growing businesses. In this term students take a profound look at how to maximise productivity and efficiency.
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the summer term of Year 11 students recap the knowledge which they have developed over the previous year and look to at exam technique in relation to their 2 examination papers at the end of the year.
 

Assessments:

75% External written Assessment (2 papers made up of short, medium and long answer, 1 hour each).
25% Controlled Assessment (3 hour Written Report completed in year 10).
 

Homework:

Case Study based questions.
Glossary (keyword) building.
Research and article annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

Business outreach meet
Controlled Assessment local business research and interview
Business Speed Interviews
 
Enterprise speakers
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:
Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Sky.news.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Controlled Assessment local business research and interview
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp

Year 12 overview

 
Overview Autumn Term:
In year 12 students look at specific concepts as stated below:
  • Stakeholder
  • Business Ownership
  • Public and Private Sectors.
 
In the Cambridge technical pupils look at the below specific concepts:
  • Marketing
  • Business Ownership
 
Overview Spring Term:
In the spring term students look at specific concepts as stated below:
  • Marketing
  • Managing a business and Data
In the Cambridge technical pupils look at the below specific concepts:
  • Business Structures
  • Developing Marketing
 
Overview Summer Term:
In the Summer term the A Level students further develop their business ownership and structure knowledge, while beginning their exam revision content and examination skills.
 
The Cambridge technical students being to look in more detail at planning business events and the requirements which they must follow in order to plan their own events.
 

Assessments:

Linear Assessment
100% Examination (3 exam)
3 exams, mixture of short, medium and long answer questions. One exam paper pre-release.
Homework:
Essay based questions.
Pre-release articles.
Article research and annotations.
 

Events and Trips:

Business outreach meet
Enterprise speakers
Canary Wharf Law firm
Exam Board Conference
 

Other resources:

Websites:
BBC.bitesize
BBC.news.com
Skynews.com
Forbes.com
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The economist
The Business Advisor
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Enterprise speakers
Canary Wharf Law firm
Exam Board Conference
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
@hcacp
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