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01/12/20

Info: Admissions arrangement consultation https://t.co/flUVw14bPE

17/11/20

HCACP picked up both 1st and 2nd prize in the Harris Young Geographer of the Year awards. Gold star student Shasvn Year 10. https://t.co/mnq24HfYkj

16/11/20

HCACP students taking part in this mornings anti-bullying workshops. https://t.co/8ZJN7DdvfH

12/11/20

The HCACP collection for Lewisham Food bank https://t.co/din2jEoUVr

11/11/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

If your child tells you they’re struggling, here’s what you can do next. https://t.co/8GSXclHMtw

11/11/20

The votes are in. Congratulations to our new student council representatives https://t.co/itQ7ajn5dS

06/11/20

HCACP students casting votes for their student council representative. https://t.co/yF0hW47TtX

06/11/20

Ballot boxes are ready for the HCACP student council elections. Swing forms 8CK and 8CB have suggested they may file a legal challenge due to counting irregularities. https://t.co/cGcp7dV6jz

04/11/20

The most consequential votes being cast this week. https://t.co/Vm0VZhDWTi

02/11/20

HCACP hits the ground running after half term with STEAM CLUB. Tall tower building challenge. https://t.co/dytkP5jbkP

26/10/20

Retweetd From Your Croydon

If your family usually receives free school meals and you’re struggling during half term, you can apply to our schools team for supermarket vouchers. Contact educationenquiries.gov.uk

22/10/20

Young Gifted And STEM a new organisation to improve engagement of Black and Minority Ethnic students with STEM. Sat 24th Oct, Harris Invictus is hosting the launch event, in collaboration with London South Bank University, aimed at 14-18 year olds. https://t.co/eSGAxjbnNJ https://t.co/cOk6sb38ul

19/10/20

Photos of the Chartwells Black History Month spread https://t.co/B5uvqSnNob

16/10/20

Great to see our Black History Month Concert premiering virtually. Well done to all the performers!

16/10/20

The HCACP october newsletter is available now https://t.co/BZ682NNldm https://t.co/nzesh8N9wJ

15/10/20

Retweetd From HCACP PE

No fixtures - No problem. First Inter-faculty winners go to the Yr10 Arts Football Team. Well done Arts! https://t.co/jTlCYllNl3

10/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

This , the most important message we can share is talk to someone you trust if you’re struggling. You don’t have to go through this alone - and there is no shame in accepting help. Let someone support you. Things can get better.

08/10/20

Well done to all Yr10 students who take part in the first round of the inter Faculty football competition. Final round of fixtures next week. Current standings are Communications – 6pts Science and PE -2pts Maths and Commerce -1pt Arts -1pt https://t.co/eHYwI0gwn4

07/10/20

Our inter-faculty debate series starts October 14th. https://t.co/zyaHkTci6V

05/10/20

We are looking forward to presenting to all Y7 families this evening at 6pm for the Virtual Y7 Parents Information Evening! The link has been emailed, please follow it to watch via Teams

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Welcome from the Principal

It is my privilege as Principal of Harris City Academy Crystal Palace to welcome you to our website.
 
Our vision is simple - ‘All Can Achieve’.  Students are at the centre of everything we do and we aim to give all the necessary foundations for success by helping students develop the skills and attributes that will provide them with real life-chances.
 
Students are expected to work hard and to achieve their individual best academically, to develop skills relevant to the 21st Century and to develop the self-confidence and sense of purpose necessary for success in a highly competitive global society. Harris City Academy Crystal Palace provides a safe, yet challenging environment where students can succeed and excel, and by having the highest of expectations all can truly achieve.  
 

Broad and varied curriculum

As well as our national achievements, including our third consecutive Outstanding Ofsted (2014), we pride ourselves on the educational experience we give our students. Harris City Academy Crystal Palace has an enviable reputation for academic success and each summer we celebrate impressive examination results both at GCSE and A Level. Our success is down to the hard work of our students, our excellent teachers, a broad and varied academic curriculum and an educational environment emphasising the traditional standards of uniform, discipline and respect.
 
Learning not only happens in the classroom; the Academy has a rich and extensive extra curriculum offer to support our learners and prepare them for life as balanced, happy individuals. We have a wide range of hugely successful enrichment opportunities available including sports -  the Academy competes at both local and national level, extensive arts clubs and a wide range of other activities such as our award winning debating society.  Additionally, the Academy offers The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme to Gold level and an extensive programme of local, national, international trips and visits.
 

Forward-thinking

This pioneering, forward-thinking Academy was the first of now 47 academies within the Harris Federation, and in addition to our superb facilities we are also able to access the wide ranging support offered by being part of the Federation.

Please come and see for yourself and find out more about the opportunities on offer. We look forward to welcoming you and your son / daughter to our inspiring Academy.
 
Katherine Cumberbatch
Principal