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16/12/19

HCACP Academic tutoring day is today 16th. And remember to attend our annual Carol Service this Wednesday 18th. To see more events our full calendar is available here https://t.co/leSOrxrq1t https://t.co/C1uKL3OKmJ

15/12/19

The HCACP Christmas Carol Concert is this Wednesday 18th Dec - 6pm at St. John the Evangelist Church SE19 2RX. An evening of music and carols. Join us to celebrate this special time of year. All are welcome https://t.co/xcJKRdoriE

13/12/19

The HCACP Christmas Carol Concert is on Wed 18th Dec - 6pm at St. John the Evangelist Church SE19 2RX. An evening of music and carols. Join us to celebrate this special time of year. All are welcome https://t.co/NzHRBADJVE

12/12/19

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Congratulations to Ufuoma in Yr10 on her selection for the U15 squad. We all at are proud of you. https://t.co/ujyG8FeSrE

12/12/19

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Super work by the U15 girls handball team today. Winning 4/4 games. 🤾‍♀️ https://t.co/XhtiWJSNcv

12/12/19

HCACP students voting early in this years mock election. https://t.co/NMZ3mRuT2P

12/12/19

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The Yr8 football progress to the 3rd round of the National cup with a 5-0 victory over Raynes Park this afternoon. https://t.co/32B8a2G9CK

12/12/19

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Brian with a monster 12m throw in today’s school cup meet at https://t.co/exOlJJNAsc

12/12/19

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A storming run by Leon at today’s Lee valley semi final 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/HPe9BSTFXC

12/12/19

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Renika taking the 🥇in the 60m today https://t.co/MXieTvgTAe

12/12/19

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Great running from Klayson in the 300m today’s another 🥇 https://t.co/BWQ1Cxa9hs

12/12/19

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Strong running from Kaliyah to bring home the U15 girls to victory in the 4x200m today 🥇 https://t.co/9BoRWAQrry

11/12/19

HCACP Year 10 students at Facebook HQ today. https://t.co/wzLTyA99Pr

11/12/19

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Great to have and Lanfranc over at today for a number of league fixtures. Lots of talent on display! 🤾‍♂️ https://t.co/9JH8a5BcMA

10/12/19

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It was silver medals all round for the boys and girls U14 and U16 basketball teams at the Croydon championships this week. Well done to all who participated. https://t.co/cLjZ5TKOg0

09/12/19

HCACP students enjoying a trip to the Tate Modern and southbank last week. https://t.co/ZF9ER5o7eR

09/12/19

The HCACP Year 13 Parents' Evening is this Thursday 12th. Also remember that the Academy is closed this Friday 13th for Year 6 Testing day. To see more events our full calendar is available here https://t.co/leSOrxrq1t https://t.co/B5WoS3vENZ

06/12/19

Thank you to all who attended the Awards Evening last night including London born artist Mellizia Natasha & Khadijah who returned from to collect her Exceptional Performance Award.

06/12/19

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A great achievement and deserved recognition for our DofE Silver award holders last night at our annual HCACP awards evening! Well done for all your hard work and dedication over the past year. https://t.co/f0SuI9O6sj

06/12/19

Congratulations to all our award winners. A small sample of our incredible students below. https://t.co/Yzj3exuo0W

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Art & Design

The Art & Design curriculum at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is stimulating and vibrant, embracing both two and three dimensional work. We aim to encourage creativity and imagination. The creative process is a balance of thinking and acting creatively. It involves taking risks in order to progress and produce original outcomes.

The Art & Design Department celebrates the individuality of each student whilst taking their studies further into GCSE and A Level. Our curriculum has been designed to cater to all abilities and aptitudes for this subject and also to guide our students to out-perform their initial capacity.

A range of techniques, processes and methods, using traditional media and digital languages, will prepare our students to demonstrate creativity and confidently develop skill sets to create a body of work drawn from their experiences and surroundings.

Within the department we embed a basic skill set of formal elements: line, tone, shape and form, colour, texture and pattern. Students immerse themselves in the fundamental practical skills required to construct and deconstruct concepts and forms from KS3 to KS5. This is achieved through the understanding of the formal elements and applying them into a series of visual works.

Observational study is a core component of the basic skills and drawing from real things is a key starting point in many of the projects. Projects can vary from year to year but are linked to the basic skills.

We are committed to developing students’ knowledge of Art history including contemporary concepts and advances in art.

We nurture creativity by helping students to establish original purpose and intention in their work - stimulating and rewarding curiosity and exploration by encouraging confidence and the willingness to take risks, building on intrinsic motivation and facilitating opportunities for choice and discovery.

We ensure students discover social and cultural diversity through the study of the issues that shape our own lives, our communities, beliefs and the wider forces of globalisation.

We create opportunities for all students to access an inclusive and personally differentiated curriculum appropriate to their individual aspirations. We develop the individual through independent and collaborative work often seen in the Art & Design industry.

We ensure students recognise the importance of sustainability within the Art & Design world. Homework is an important part of the curriculum and the use of a sketchbook encourages independence, imagination and good practice.


Full details of the Art & Design curriculum intent, along with the long term curriculum plans are available to download from the bottom of the page.