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17/07/18

A fantastic way to end the year Sports Awards with very special guest Team GB

16/07/18

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

16/07/18

Retweetd From HCACP DofE

We've made it to Uganda all safe and well! 🇺🇬 https://t.co/JIgCtABlUr

15/07/18

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After 18 months of preparation, we are now heading to Heathrow to begin our expedition to Uganda! https://t.co/QEEU6ppJhm

14/07/18

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It was such an amazing day of + an amazing display of skill. Thanks again to our special guest James our sponsors and . Huge thanks to Dan and his team for making the day a huge 🏆 https://t.co/cRGslWA6mK

13/07/18

Retweetd From HCACP DofE

DofE Gold qualifying expedition completed! Huge congratulations to the team for a fantastic four days hiking through Wales. Thank you again to for running another successful expedition. https://t.co/77l8yWH3d7

13/07/18

Winners of the amazing Thanks to all the incredibled acts, the celebrity judges and everyone who made it happen. An incredible 349 votes were cast in just two mins to decide the winner AS-Mashup. https://t.co/wOxO6Vc2Pq

13/07/18

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What a great day of https://t.co/rWz3gTIxuY

12/07/18

⁩ SportsDay 2018! https://t.co/u1ZZeKA9RK

11/07/18

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Are You Ready? https://t.co/4RmV2GZ3EY

09/07/18

Due to the England team getting to the semis, the start time has been moved forward 5pm to 6pm. Wed 11th June. Come and vote for your favourite act. Adults £3 Children £2...that's a lot of entertainment, for just £3

09/07/18

Retweetd From HCACP DofE

Ready to get started on our DofE Gold qualifying expedition tomorrow morning from Dol-Llys Farm campsite with Four days of trekking through the beautiful Welsh countryside ahead! https://t.co/nHYw4IdTm9

09/07/18

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

06/07/18

Retweetd From HCACP DofE

Ready to go for another DofE Bronze qualifying expedition on a brilliantly sunny day at Devil's Dyke! https://t.co/WBwHo8EkNW

06/07/18

Retweetd From HCACP DofE

Climbing to the summit of Devil's Dyke to complete our DofE Bronze qualifying expedition! https://t.co/SwbDQBchTY

05/07/18

Harris All Stars Football event underway great to see so many parents here supporting our PTFA. Girls final underway. https://t.co/rlCIj6IqeH

05/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Bromley

Well done team for winning the Great https://t.co/9UBeb9Ntop

05/07/18

The HCACP Spelling Bee team in action. Good luck Louis, Taigan, Shasvn and Amarie! https://t.co/WTKmw7bKc3

02/07/18

The amazing HCACP All Stars football event is this Thursday. 5pm to 7pm. Don't miss it. Tickets £1 available on parent pay. https://t.co/qJMUV8LI2i https://t.co/iIBYrS9pba

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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Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

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