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Christmas jumper day for


£600 raised - on the way to our £2000 target for at Christmas


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We have 25 free places available on our DfE funded leadership programme launching in January 2019. This bespoke programme is specifically designed to identify and nurture leadership talent in BAME educators. Click here for an application:


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of our Scholars training this week. Being comfortable in possession is a must and we spend great care on preparing technical sessions to develop that ❗️❕


Thank you to for your assemblies today. are aiming to raise an ambitious £2000 for this Christmas.


A proud day for HCACP as Lord Harris pops by to congratulate us on our newly attained World Class Schools status. Well done to all our amazing students for achieving this accolade


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Super proud of the Yr7 sportshall athletics team for winning the championships today. Now on to the in the new year. .


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Find farewell!


HCACP students say goodbye to our new French pals.


Our visitors from France enjoying activities today with our HCACP students.


HCACP welcomes our student visitors from France. Exercising MFL skills and giving tours of the academy is a great way to get to know each other.


Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week.


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a achievement, well done.


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Five of our world class DofE students collecting our new World Class Schools award tonight at St Thomas' Hospital! An excellent achievement and thank you for all your hard work helping achieve World Class status!


students presented with our award! Class


Wonderful evening Awards Ceremony


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Congratulations to the U13 girls handball team on winning the championships. Great attitude shown by all students. Now onto the after Christmas. Well done girls


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Pupils from ready for their trip to Ypres for the U18 Girls Tournament with ! 🔴🔵


Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week.

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The curriculum at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is designed to ensure that each individual student is educated and supported to succeed in the world today in line with the latest educational research. The Academy offers a wide range of very high quality academic and vocational courses. The curriculum for each Key Stage is outlined below whilst details of the subjects and examination courses currently on offer at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace can be viewed via the menu to the left of this page. Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) is delivered through a combination of the Tutorial Programme and also through the Academy's 'Thematic Days' which run during the course of each year.

Key Stage 3 Curriculum (Years 7 & 8)

The Key Stage 3 curriculum is followed by students in Years 7 and 8. Following their admissions tests for the Academy, Year 7 students are placed in tutor groups according to their score to allow teaching to be as closely matched as possible to students’ needs to ensure all students make the best possible progress.  To tailor this support further, students are placed in one of 8 sets for the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science based on further subject specific assessments of their current ability and aptitude in these areas.

All students study French in Year 7 and some have the opportunity to study an additional language in Year 8.

Design Technology includes: Food Technology, Textiles and Product Design.

All students study Physical Education for 2 periods each week and competition between Faculties and with other schools is encouraged.

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview



Key Stage 4 Curriculum (Years 9, 10 & 11)

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by Years 9 – 11. The Academy offers a wide range of very high quality academic and vocational courses. All students are given subject options advice, guidance and make their choices during Year 8 as part of the Success Pathways guided course process.

The Academy tries as far as possible to cater for all subject choices within the timetable, but if only a small number of students express a preference for a Key Stage 4 course it may not be possible to run the subject. Some subjects may also be oversubscribed, in which case students will be selected according to their aptitude and effort made in both Year 7 and Year 8.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview



Key Stage 5 Curriculum (Years 12 & 13)

At Key Stage 5 we are part of the highly successful Harris Federation Sixth Form with over 340 students studying at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. Please see the Harris Federation Sixth Form web site and Prospectus via the tab at the top of this page.