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Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Kinetic won 4-0 against John Fisher in the Surrey County Cup Round 1 🏆


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We are extremely grateful to for taking the time to meet students and staff for his documentary He is also generously supporting students at the academy to study robotics


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Celebrations have been underway at this week as the school celebrated its 30th anniversary 🗣 “Students have enjoyed hearing about the history of the school and about the difference it has made to the lives of generations of local children”


The HCACP October Newsletter is now available. Special 30th Anniversary edition.


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Congratulations to a truly school.


PGL day 2 - what a day!


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Terrific team performance from the Yr11 football team to win through to the next round of the National cup today.


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Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Kinetic made it 2 wins from 2 games in the ESFA Super League Group Stage with a 3-1 away win against Esher College 💪


Tune in tonight, 'THE BLACKPRINT' .... we are looking forward to this!


Find lots more 30th Anniversary pictures and news in this half term's newsletter ....


Happy 30th Anniversary to ! What a wonderful day we've had!


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Our U16 Boys and Girls Table Tennis 🏓 Competition is underway ! Good Luck 🍀 to all the schools taking part. Thank you to for hosting our event.


7.15am this morning ⁦⁩ , the year 7 football team in training


Auditions for our concert this Thursday lunchtime and after school.


Sixth Form Open Afternoon 12.10.21 This event is for Internal Students and will take place on Tuesday 12th October from 3.30pm for students. Parents are invited to attend a Sixth Form presentation at 5.00pm.


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Don’t underestimate the impact your kindness can have on someone. From sending a text to a friend to let them know how you appreciate them, to saying ‘have a nice day’ to a shop assistant, you could give someone the little boost they need.


We investigate a hypothesis and draw conclusions.


The HCACP Sixth Form Virtual Opening Evening will start today at 6pm. View the livestream at the following link

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Modern Foreign Languages

Languages promote students’ curiosity and deepen their understanding of different countries’ people, culture, history, literature and arts. Through consistent exposure to a variety of topics, students are challenged to consider their own identity and place in the world and how they can appreciate and empathise with other customs, traditions and cultures.

The Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) suggests that all secondary students in Europe learn a modern foreign language in order to ‘facilitate communication and interaction among Europeans of different mother tongues and to promote European mobility, mutual understanding and co-operation, and overcome prejudice and discrimination'. This focus on mutual understanding and co-operation is also highlighted in the Department of Education’s advice on promoting fundamental British values as part of SMSC in schools.

Consequently, language learning at HCACP strives to provide young people with the tools not only to communicate effectively in a foreign language, but also to uphold British and European values in modern society.

The languages most in demand by UK business are French, German and Spanish according to a survey in 2016 by the CBI employers’ organisation and Pearson, the education group. Mandarin too is growing in popularity in schools given the current focus on developing links with countries outside of Europe and on an international scale.

At HCACP, we consistently aim to make languages relevant to students and offer them real-life examples of how their languages can be best used in a wide variety of sectors. Our curriculum also reflects this approach, and our teachers are real-life examples of how languages can be used in different career settings and contexts.

Full details of the Modern Foreign Languages curriculum intent, along with the long term curriculum plans are available to download from the bottom of the page.