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18/01/19

Our proud Simmonds cup winners with their new silverware. https://t.co/jJB1hpbavk

18/01/19

HCACP students trip to the South Bank and the BFI yesterday. https://t.co/cnee2n4fPT

17/01/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

!!!NEWS FLASH!!! win Simmonds cup for the third year in a row! Also claiming the Overall Yr7,8 and 9 trophies. 🏆 🏆🏆#dreamteam https://t.co/L7NSjtXRn9

17/01/19

Y11 complete successfully their two day Art Mock exam yesterday. Here are some exciting final pieces. These combined with their preparation work achieves 60% of their overall grade. https://t.co/ceVGOavnyC

15/01/19

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

14/01/19

Nice kit!

14/01/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

The U15 basketball team start the year with an empathic win in the Surrey league this afternoon. https://t.co/zmaRKl2NUs

14/01/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done . Keep up the good work! https://t.co/oL8Cmqlf5D

12/01/19

Congratulations to the wonderful Maya in year 7! 1st out of 65 gymnasts at the Atlantis Crown Invitational 2018 Gymnastics Competition in the Bahamas. ⁦ https://t.co/MuxAnZDHxU

12/01/19

Retweetd From Harris Careers

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12/01/19

Retweetd From We are STEAM Co.

IS AIRBORNE!!! - A Week of Events to Celebrate Our Art - Across UK with a London Weekend - With the World's Best Speakers - Inspiring Venues - For Parents, Teachers, Families - Parliamentary Launch 2019: How High WIll You Fly? https://t.co/7Ov045kJOh Pls RT? https://t.co/GIZU9FpfTX

10/01/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Miss Cleall is in the national press! https://t.co/jGj6NE0TYR

10/01/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

The U13 sportshall athletics team start 2019 in style by winning the championships. They will now join our Yr7s at the next month. https://t.co/0DGxxrqb08

08/01/19

HCACP is proud to have been re-accredited with the Quality in Careers Standard. Well done to all of the staff involved in maintaining fantastic Careers education at HCACP https://t.co/Rcq3EtuOOG https://t.co/8LAR96sxWN

08/01/19

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

06/01/19

Happy New Year to all. reopens to students on Tuesday 8th January - usual times.

20/12/18

Great Carol Concert last night at the stunning . Thanks to all involved. https://t.co/luqGdeG1i0

20/12/18

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Congratulations on your well deserved accreditation https://t.co/X0Ffzubyb9

19/12/18

⁩ Carol Concert tonight ⁦https://t.co/v1OeKRWcGF

18/12/18

The amazing HCACP Carol service is tomorrow. 6-7pm at St. John the Evangelist Church, Auckland Road, Upper Norwood SE19 2RX. We look forward to seeing you there. https://t.co/y2oJm8Fdrm

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Learning & Teaching

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace provides an exciting, personalised learning curriculum, which supports and challenges all of our students and is at the heart of our teaching and learning philosophy. We ensure that all teaching and support staff have access to the highest quality training programmes to provide the most innovative and cutting edge learning opportunities for every student.

The Academy aims to:

  • Meet the needs and aspirations of all students
  • Ensure all students can successfully access the curriculum offer, making any reasonable adjustments required where particular needs are identified
  • Recognise high achieving students and ensure they are given opportunities to stretch and challenge their learning
  • Plan opportunities for students to develop their personal potential
  • Establish an agreed range of policies and practices to guarantee a consistent approach towards learning and teaching in every classroom.
  • Involve all staff in developing and improving the quality of learning and teaching
  • Provide all staff with developmental opportunities to extend and enhance their range of teaching and repertoires
  • Develop staff to deliver skills beyond their own subject specialism and incorporate cross curricular initiatives
  • Identify students’ achievements and areas for improvement, through rigorous monitoring of progress and to plan appropriate interventions to enhance learning

British Values

Developing student awareness of British Values is important to us at HCACP.  We look for opportunities within our PSHE programme, the curriculum, thematic days, sports and enrichment provision to support the delivery of these values.

Areas include:  democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect.

High Achieving Students

At Harris City Academy Crystal Palace we provide an extensive programme of support, challenge and intervention for our most able students. Students are assessed and identified at the beginning of each academic year, and the register of most able, gifted and talented students is regularly reviewed and updated. Most able students benefit from extensive differentiation, our enrichment programme of trips and extra-curricular clubs, and regular focussed pastoral support aimed at ensuring that able students are happy and achieve their maximum potential at all stages. Exceptional students benefit from personalised education plans and regular target setting meetings with staff.

The provision continues throughout a student’s time at the Academy and students benefit from opportunities such as inter-school tournaments, trips to top universities and residential trips.

Harris Experience and Harris Experience Advanced

In Year 9, exceptionally able students have the opportunity to be selected to be a part of the prestigious Harris Experience programme (coordinated centrally by the Harris Federation) which runs from Year 9 to Year 13. This involves a range of educational and cultural trips, master classes and extended support intended to provide our students with the best possible chances of attending the very best and most prestigious universities. Further information abut these programmes can be found at  http://www.harrisfederation.org.uk/64/harris-experience and http://www.harrisfederation.org.uk/65/harris-experience-advanced

For further information about the curriculm or teaching and learning at the Academy, please contact Ms Lovegrove, Vice Principal on 0208 771 2261 or via email at LovegroveK@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk.