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A wet and wild day in the North Downs to begin the 2020 expedition season with a DofE Gold practice day walk. Testing our navigational skills ready for the Welsh mountains in April with


HCACP Year 9 and 10 Music and Drama students visit the Royal Albert Hall for an Events Management Workshop, looking at jobs in the arts and events industry.


The HCACP Newsletter for this half term is available now


Select students a HCACP attend the launch of the Schools Career Pathway Programme 2020 this morning. Designed to help students set goals and find a pathway to success.


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The sports academy students working hard at Crystal Palace Sports centre tonight. Great to welcome some external applicants for next year too.


Our Parents' Forum is this Tuesday 11th. To see more events our full calendar is available here


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🗒 and joined pupils for a debate on social issues affecting the local area 👊 More 👉 | | | |


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Congratulations to the U18 football team on a fine 3-1 victory in the Superleague fixture against . The win puts them into the last 16 in the country!


There will be no Saturday Intervention for Year 11 tomorrow.


Year 12 students spent the afternoon at the Hello Fresh office in Shorditch working in partnership with Hello Fresh employees. The students spent the afternoon learning to network and have learned about coaching as an essential leadership skill.


Premiership legend Wilfried Zaha visits HCACP as part of the Crystal Palace FC Positive Futures initiative.


HCACP students today learn about the LGBT topic in a special assembly with


Its Diversity Month at HCACP and the A Level Art Trip is this Thurs 6th. To see more events our full calendar is available here


The Hello Fresh Immersion Programme 2020 Launches at HCACP today


Some photos from this weeks HCACP Geography trip to Swanage


Our deepest thanks to Hannah Lewis for taking the time to visit HCACP and relate her personal experience of the Holocaust and WWII.


Huge thank you to returning ⁦⁦⁩ student ⁦⁩ and winner of the BBC’s apprentice for her inspirational talk on business / leadership ’t give up ’t think you can’t


Athletics and dance are also part of our amazing thematic day.


HCACP Students trying a little origami as part of our amazing thematic day.


The Crystal Palace FC Foundation talk to our Year 11 about the NCS summer camp

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Computer Science

Computer Science offers a high-quality computing education that equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and possibly change the world.

At HCACP, we believe all students need to know and understand how to use computer systems - both hardware and software - safely. To do this we have curated a curriculum that offers both depth and breadth in knowledge over a variety of concepts to embed all students with a foundation that enables them to use, create, develop, communicate and analyse computer systems.

All students are encouraged to use and apply their knowledge to understand new and unfamiliar concepts. They should actively attempt to find solutions when problem-solving, using computational thinking. With social media and online gaming continuously growing and dominating our lives, it is extremely vital to provide our pupils with a wealth of knowledge they can link and relate to. Their day-to-day interactions and real-life scenarios will encourage them to take full advantage of this rich curriculum and make substantial positive progress while adding value to their cultural capital.

Our curriculum is designed to promote a positive perspective, to identify how the development of hardware and software are rapidly growing and changing life as we know it. Through computer science we aim to build students resilience through programming, encouraging them not to be afraid of failure and to have the confidence to try again.

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