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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

Harris Academies
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Psychology

Year 12 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Students are introduced to Approaches in Psychology, Biological Psychology, Research Methods and Memory. This gives them the basic understanding of psychology concepts, thus providing a strong foundation. 
 
Overview Spring Term:
Topics include Attachment and Social Influence which related to human development and social interaction respectively. 
 
Overview Summer Term:
The final topic is Psychopathology, where students discuss the theories surrounding the origins of mental disorders. 
 

Assessments:

PAPER 1: Introductory topics in Psychology
  • Social Influence
  • Memory 
  • Attachment 
 
PAPER 2: Psychology in Context
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Psychopathology 
 
Both papers are written exams: 1 hour 30 minutes
72 marks in total
Each paper is worth 50% of AS level
Consists of three sections A, B and C which all have multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
 
Homework:
Watching documentaries and applying knowledge
Designing and carrying out independent research
Completing exam questions
Researching information prior to the lesson being taught
 
Events and Trips:
Psychology revision conference
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:
 
Websites:
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology 
http://www.simplypsychology.org/ 
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Psychology Review 
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
London Zoo

Year 13 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Students build on their knowledge of Approaches, Biopsychology and Research Methods. 
They will also be introduced to one of the following options:

  • Forensic psychology 
  • Addiction
  • Aggression 
Overview Spring Term:
During the Spring Term, students will choose to study two of the following optional topics:
 
  • Relationships
  • Gender
  • Cognition and development
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating behaviour
  • Stress
As well as the compulsory topic Issues and Debates in Psychology. 
 
Overview Summer Term:
Students have the opportunity to revise the topics they learnt during the first year of their A level. Topics include:
 
  • Social influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Research methods

Assessments:

PAPER 1: Introductory topics in Psychology
PAPER 2: Psychology in Context
PAPER 3: Issues and Options in psychology
 
Each written exam: 2 hours
96 marks in total
33.3% of A-level
 

Homework:
Watching documentaries and applying knowledge
Designing and carrying out independent research
Completing exam questions
Researching information prior to the lesson being taught

Events and Trips:
The British Psychological Society Student Conference
Psychology revision conference
 
Websites:
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology 
http://www.simplypsychology.org/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The Lucifer Effect
A Million Little Pieces 
Psychology Review
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Bethlem Museums of the Mind
 
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