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21/05/18

Announcing the amazing HCACP Instrumental Concert. Thursday 24th of May. 17:30 to 18:30. Everyone is welcome to our evening of musical magic. https://t.co/myDbstmzb8

21/05/18

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

19/05/18

Another successful English residential revision trip with Year 11, lots of ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ revision and practice questions and a quick time out for some laser tag and aero-ball! https://t.co/9ijsA4uOlM

17/05/18

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Are you passionate about health, sport & fitness? Apply to in our family of academies! We still have a few places left for Sept'18 so there's no time to waste! Apply via UCAS 1TZ & ! https://t.co/SSF6mtD67U

17/05/18

Bushcraft 2018 - Pre breakfast briefing - 7.00am after a lovely evening https://t.co/X1SLhLaU2x

16/05/18

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Could you inspire students in ? We still have places available on our programme for Sept'18! Don't hesitate, apply via UCAS 1TZ today! &T https://t.co/W9KMI5oxCk

16/05/18

Well done! We’re very proud you.

16/05/18

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Congratulations to the Yr7 boys athletics team on winning the Athletics Championship today. Becoming the first state school to win this trophy https://t.co/WUOBlUxics

16/05/18

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The Yr9/10 boys relay https://t.co/ywnKmbiubr

16/05/18

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Well to all boys who took part in the Surrey round of the ESAA track and field cup. Some excellent performances beating some very talented schools in the process. 🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/Lvz7S25rva

16/05/18

Students arrived safely at Bushcraft! Shelter building this afternoon. https://t.co/9k5rOrvzO5

15/05/18

Announcing the amazing HCACP Instrumental Concert. Thursday 24th of May. 17:30 to 18:30. Everyone is welcome to our evening of musical magic. https://t.co/9CaJeMfI39

14/05/18

Parents and Carers - PTFA Meeting at HCACP - Tuesday 15th May - 6pm. Hope to see many of you there

14/05/18

HCACP welcomes back the incomparably dynamic motivational node that is for today's Yr11 and P16 assemblies...stress busting was never so much fun https://t.co/mJMaHGCEB3

14/05/18

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

10/05/18

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Please RT: Pleased to announce the launching of our London based Athletics Academy in partnership with Open to athletes wanting to 📝📖& 🏃🏽‍♂️🏃‍♀️🏋🏻‍♀️🏋🏾‍♂️ with us... Info Day 1st June 12:00 https://t.co/ZoGs9QraFN

10/05/18

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Well done to all Yr7 and 8 students who participated in today’s fixture against Sutton and Wallington Grammar. Some very promising performances. https://t.co/duG5Z0bdnn

08/05/18

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Well done to all Yr9 and 10 students who took part in today’s borough athletics. Lots of medals and promising performances. Great to see so many new faces stepping in at the last minute too. 🥇 🥈 🥉 🏃‍♂️ 🏃‍♀️ https://t.co/qcIBSZe5Gl

08/05/18

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Well done to the Yr7 girls football team on being crowned champions this year. https://t.co/Ku5jeWyzO3

08/05/18

Announcing the amazing HCACP Instrumental Concert. Thursday 24th of May. 17:30 to 18:30. Everyone is welcome to our evening of musical magic. https://t.co/KRJhm6iK6A

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Geography

Year 7 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 1: The hitchhikers guide to my galaxy – What is the human and physical geography of the UK like? Students will learn about the UK’s human and physical geography, including current issues, challenges facing urban areas, and National Parks. 
Unit 2: From Cairo to Cape Town – What is Africa like and how is it changing? Students will learn about Africa’s human and physical geography, including biomes, methods of development, and mega cities. 
 
Overview Spring Term:
Unit 3: Geography, my passport to the world – How can geography help me understand the world? Students will learn about how to use and interpret maps, including grid references, symbols, relief and scale. 
Unit 4: Behind the brand – What is the human and environmental cost of buying an iPhone? Students will learn about the sustainability of the iPhone and its supply chain, focusing on China’s manufacturing boom.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Unit 5: Gazing at glaciers – How does glaciation change the world? Students will learn about a range of different ice landscape, such as glaciers and ice sheets, how they shape the landscape, and the impacts of climate change.
Unit 6: From Pole to Pole – Why are the Poles significant, and how are they changing? Students will learn about the human and physical geography of the polar regions, including how they are managed, and the impacts of climate change. 
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Events and Trips:

PGL
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
South Downs National Park
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 8 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 1: Amazing Environments – What are the world’s main biomes and how do humans interact with them? Students will learn about the factors affecting biome distribution, adaptations of species and sustainable management of biomes around the world.
Unit 2: Angry Earth – What are tectonic processes and how do they impact humans and environments? Students will learn about the structure of the earth, tectonic landforms and the impacts of earthquakes and volcanoes.
 
Overview Spring Term:
Unit 3: Borders, borders everywhere, and not a wall in sight – What are borders and how do they impact people and the environment? Students will learn about migration across the Mexico-USA border, the border between North and South Korea, and the impact of man-made borders.
Unit 4: The rise and rise of India – What are India’s opportunities and challenges for the future? Students will learn about the BRIC nations, their changes in population and recent economic boom, and how sustainable their future may be.
 
Overview Summer Term:
Unit 5: The role of stones – How do rocks shape the world? Students will learn about the geology of the UK, the rock cycle, and geology’s effects on resource security and tourism.
Unit 6: Land Ho! – How and why are the UK’s rivers and coastline changing? Students will learn about river profiles and processes, and the causes, impacts and management of river and coastal flooding.
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
British Geological Survey – www.bgs.ac.uk
Met Office – www.metoffice.gov.uk
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
Science Museum
Horniman Museum (Dulwich)
South Downs National Park
Jurassic coastline (Dorset) – Swanage, Old Harry rocks, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door

Year 9 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Global Hazards - How can weather be hazardous?
How do plate tectonics shape the world?
 
Overview Spring Term:
Distinctive Landscapes - What makes a landscape distinctive?
What influences the landscape of the UK?
Fieldwork - How does the human geography of London vary in different parts of the city?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Sustaining Ecosystems - Why are natural ecosystems important?
Changing Climate - What evidence is there to suggest climate change is a natural process?
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Events and Trips:

Urban fieldwork
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 10 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Sustaining Ecosystems - Why are natural ecosystems important?
Changing Climate - What evidence is there to suggest climate change is a natural process?
 
Overview Spring Term:
Urban Futures - What are the challenges and opportunities for cities today? 
Dynamic Development - Why are some countries richer than others?
 
Overview Summer Term:
UK in the 21st century - How is the UK changing in the 21st century?
Fieldwork - What influences the landscape of the UK?
 
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Events and Trips:

Physical fieldwork to the River Tillingbourne
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
OCR B GCSE Geography
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 11 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Development Dilemmas - How and why do countries develop in different ways? How might the development gap be closed?
Globalisation - How does the economy of the globalised world function in different places? What changes have taken place in the flow of goods and capital?
 
Overview Spring Term:
The Challenges of an Urban World - How have cities grown and what challenges do they face? How far can these challenges be managed?
The Changing Economy of the UK - How and why is the economy changing? What is the impact of changing work on people and places?
 
Overview Summer Term:
Preparation for Unit 3 – Making Geographical Decisions and revision for Unit 1 and 2 
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Extended writing tasks
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including extended writing, research, revision and consolidation tasks, numeracy activities and interpretation of geographical resources.
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
OCR B GCSE Geography
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter

Year 12 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Unit 1:  Landscape and Space
Unit 2: Geographical Debates – Hazardous Earth
 
Overview Spring Term:
Unit 1:  Landscape and Space
Unit 2: Geographical Debates – Hazardous Earth
 
Overview Summer Term:
Revision
Independent Investigation
 

Assessments:

End of unit exams
Mock exams
 

Homework:

A wide range of homework activities, including wider research, revision and consolidation tasks.
 

Events and Trips:

Norfolk fieldwork
 

Other resouces:

Websites:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Ordnance Survey Map Zone - https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/map-skills
Geographical Association
Royal Geographical Society
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
BBC News
The Guardian
The Independent
Geographical Association magazine
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Natural History Museum
British Museum
Science Museum
Geographical Association 
 
Departmental blog, website, twitter etc.
HCACP Geography twitter
 
 
 

 

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