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Not the ending that we wanted. But still a magnificent year for sport . Stay safe and healthy this summer everyone and see you all back in September.


The HCACP Newsletter for July 2020 is now available


Remember to check your school emails for the link to tomorrow live whole school assembly! Assembly starts at 12:30, See what faculty won the points trophy, sports day and attendance! Also which students will be taking home the JD vouchers!


Thank you to and for taking part in our virtual thematic day


Great session on Racial Literacy looking at the works of James Baldwin as part of our


Great year 7 session on Decolonising the Curriculum looking at the work of Carolyn Mims Lawerence ⁦


Today is virtual thematic day on Log onto your sessions Teams.


The faculty scores so far for Arts leading the charge but we are only just over half way. Still time for the other faculties to pull it back.


This terms thematic day is all about This Friday 10th July.


Thank you to all new Year 7s who attended our Virtual Induction Sessions today! There was a great turn out and you made fantastic contributions in the sessions, well done and thank you!


The HCACP lectures series cotinues this afternoon at 3:30pm


We hope all our new Year 7s enjoy their Virtual Induction today! Welcome!


All our new Year 7 students should today have received invites to their Virtual Induction Sessions this Friday. We are so looking forward to ‘meeting’ you!


Our HCACP lecture series all about racism continues today at 3pm.


The HCACP virtual sports week is coming 6th - 10th July More details soon.


We hope our new Year 7 students are excited for their Virtual Induction Sessions! They will be taking place on Friday 3rd July, more info to follow via email!


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And we’re back! Small group sessions til the end of term for the scholars


Tune in Friday afternoon (virtual lesson) for the English departments performance of the GCSE text 'An Inspector Calls'. Don't miss it!


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The Week 9 enrichment programme is up and running. Can anyone better Mr Mulvaney’s and Mr Grants top bin challenge? Bonus points for creativity.


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Yer 10 achievement here. We can see the commitment from the photographs.

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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.