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Not the ending that we wanted. But still a magnificent year for sport . Stay safe and healthy this summer everyone and see you all back in September.


The HCACP Newsletter for July 2020 is now available


Remember to check your school emails for the link to tomorrow live whole school assembly! Assembly starts at 12:30, See what faculty won the points trophy, sports day and attendance! Also which students will be taking home the JD vouchers!


Thank you to and for taking part in our virtual thematic day


Great session on Racial Literacy looking at the works of James Baldwin as part of our


Great year 7 session on Decolonising the Curriculum looking at the work of Carolyn Mims Lawerence ⁦


Today is virtual thematic day on Log onto your sessions Teams.


The faculty scores so far for Arts leading the charge but we are only just over half way. Still time for the other faculties to pull it back.


This terms thematic day is all about This Friday 10th July.


Thank you to all new Year 7s who attended our Virtual Induction Sessions today! There was a great turn out and you made fantastic contributions in the sessions, well done and thank you!


The HCACP lectures series cotinues this afternoon at 3:30pm


We hope all our new Year 7s enjoy their Virtual Induction today! Welcome!


All our new Year 7 students should today have received invites to their Virtual Induction Sessions this Friday. We are so looking forward to ‘meeting’ you!


Our HCACP lecture series all about racism continues today at 3pm.


The HCACP virtual sports week is coming 6th - 10th July More details soon.


We hope our new Year 7 students are excited for their Virtual Induction Sessions! They will be taking place on Friday 3rd July, more info to follow via email!


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And we’re back! Small group sessions til the end of term for the scholars


Tune in Friday afternoon (virtual lesson) for the English departments performance of the GCSE text 'An Inspector Calls'. Don't miss it!


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The Week 9 enrichment programme is up and running. Can anyone better Mr Mulvaney’s and Mr Grants top bin challenge? Bonus points for creativity.


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Yer 10 achievement here. We can see the commitment from the photographs.

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.

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Wellbeing at Home

Whilst HCACP is closed, it’s very important for you to check in with your mental health and wellbeing, especially during periods where you may be asked to self-isolate.

Why not use the resources below to help you check in with how you are feeling and use the suggested apps and organisations for support too.

The email will also be checked by the HCACP safeguarding team between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm during term time if you are worried and need to speak with us.

BikeCycling - read our safety guide

With all of us looking to change our habits in getting around, and in particular to and from school, please see our HCACP road safety guide to cycling. If you have any questions please contact Ms Mills on

Click here to read our HCACP Cycling Safety Guide.

Some things to try…

Now, more than ever, is the time to think about YOUR mental health. Here are some things that you could try. Do let us know what works for you, or if you have other suggestions.

Gratitude list. Whilst drinking your morning hot or cold drink, note down 10 things you’re grateful for. This only takes a minute but will energise you for much longer.

Routine. Without the need to get up and leave the house to go to school, sometimes our daily routine can be become imbalanced (in other words, we might stay in our PJs all day and eat cereal for dinner!). However, a solid routine should not be underestimated and has been scientifically proven to alleviate anxiety and stress. Find out more.

Exercise. There are lots of things we can do to release our endorphins to feel great and stay fit. There are loads of home workouts on YouTube that require no kit and can be done in your front room. The Body Coach has some great beginner low-impact workouts, advanced HIIT, and routines to do as a family.

Talk. Even if we can’t get out to see our friends and loved ones face-to-face, there are lots of opportunities to stay connected virtually.

Parents. Amazon are doing free audible books for children. Amazon has cancelled the subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages as long as schools are closed. You can instantly stream a very wide collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help children continue dreaming, learning, and just being themselves. All stories are free to stream on desktop, laptop, phone or tablet using this link.

Finally, think carefully about your news consumption. It's easy to reach for your phone as soon as you wake up and be inundated with overwhelming global updates throughout the day. So, do consider how much news/social media/internet you consume throughout the day. Consider structuring it into your day (e.g. 10 minutes after breakfast to catch up on the daily events) and then turning it off for the rest of the working day.

Coping with anxiety

Zara Long, Mental Health First Aid Trainer, on how to cope with anxiety in this uncertain time.

How to talk to children about COVID-19 

Parents, the NSPCC has some useful advice about talking to children who are worried about COVID-19. Find out more.

Other sources of help

If you are feeling anxious, stressed, alone or overwhelmed there are safe, confidential places you can get support. - chat to friendly counsellors, read articles written by young people, get support from the Kooth community.

Mee TwoMeeToo app - whether you are worried about exams, climate change, global pandemics, or falling out with your best friend, don’t bottle it up. MeeTwo is a safe space where you can talk about your anxieties with people who are just like you. Free, safe, and anonymous, the MeeTwo app helps young people to help themselves, by helping other people. Join a community of 25,000 young people and stay social, in isolation.


Virtual Sports Week 6th-10th July - How To Take Part

Click on the image to take part in the first ever HCACP Virtual Sports Week! 

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