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01/04/24

HCACP have produced a helpful revision booklet for our Year 11 students. Find it here https://t.co/a5oTV6xoSo pic.twitter.com/23QzHr1y0P

28/03/24

Final activity of the day for the year 7s before we make our departure home. 🤺 pic.twitter.com/EbVDS4KD2U

28/03/24

The ‘Giant Swing’ pic.twitter.com/falKRDrxDe

28/03/24

Final activity of the day for the year 7s before we make our departure home. 🤺 pic.twitter.com/EbVDS4KD2U

28/03/24

The HCACP Newsletter for March 2024 is now available at https://t.co/h7giAO70dA pic.twitter.com/wVBxnheCkV

28/03/24

The ‘Giant Swing’ pic.twitter.com/falKRDrxDe

28/03/24

After breakfast it’s climbing for 3 of our Year 7 groups. Excellent progress being made by all! pic.twitter.com/nBQ7crmLhL

28/03/24

After breakfast it’s climbing for 3 of our Year 7 groups. Excellent progress being made by all! pic.twitter.com/nBQ7crmLhL

28/03/24

Welcome to the final day of our amazing you solve the final teaser? pic.twitter.com/gmoLD9NbEQ

27/03/24

The year 7s have arrived safely at and are starting their afternoon activities! pic.twitter.com/RO7I84x0Wk

27/03/24

The year 7s have arrived safely at and are starting their afternoon activities! pic.twitter.com/RO7I84x0Wk

26/03/24

Spring Concert! Great to see so many talented performers pic.twitter.com/9auxhDoWe2

26/03/24

in HCACP delivering an inciteful and important workshop on consent. pic.twitter.com/ObdNiaU0O0

26/03/24

There's still a few days of to go. See how you make out with this problem. pic.twitter.com/UNn0ySLcbA

25/03/24

Congratulations to the U14 girls basketball team who were crowned champions today for a third successive year!! 🏆🥇🏀⛹🏽‍♀️ pic.twitter.com/Y9tQeR7WGm

25/03/24

Congratulations to the U14 girls basketball team who were crowned champions today for a third successive year!! 🏆🥇🏀⛹🏽‍♀️ pic.twitter.com/Y9tQeR7WGm

22/03/24

Maths never sleeps! Another illuminating problem as part of and HCACP. pic.twitter.com/G4NMy1bthQ

20/03/24

Congratulations to young HCACP artist Sebastian in Year 7 for earning himself a prestigious Principal Award, certificate and badge for his outstanding art homework. pic.twitter.com/4vYIlDaClL

20/03/24

Another problem for . How many have you solved so far? pic.twitter.com/MkowQWHJVB

19/03/24

Continues at HCACP with this tricky musical teaser. pic.twitter.com/LhoDzGtd3t

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KS4 Options 2024

This course brochure has been put together to give you a clear understanding of the range of courses available to you as part of the Key Stage 4 Curriculum at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. Our aim is to ensure that all students are put on pathways that will give them the greatest chance of success at GCSE and beyond. We have many years of experience in helping students secure the very best results so that they can confidently progress to the next stage of education or training. We know you well and have a wide range of data on your performance, expected progress and abilities.

The Year 9 Parents Evening and options event in February 2024 is an incredibly important event where aspects of the course programme will be explained. There will also be presentations from Subject Leaders, meetings with tutors and a Microsoft Forms Course Preference form to complete after the evening has concluded.

It is important that you read the information in this booklet very carefully and discuss all options with your parent/carer prior to completing your Key Stage 4 Course Preference form. Think carefully about what is right for you and discuss the subjects with as many people as you possibly can. Your parents/carers, teachers and Form tutors will help guide you to make choices to ensure you have the greatest chance of success. Think carefully about what you want-not the courses that your friends are doing. You should think about your future goals in life, what you are good at and what you enjoy. At GCSE, it’s important to pick a broad and balanced range of subjects. For this reason, we do strongly recommend that most pupils consider GCSE Citizenship as one of their GCSE options as it prepares pupils so well as global citizens.

As well as your Key Stage 4 Course Preference subjects there are some subjects called ‘Core Subjects’ that all students MUST study to exam level. These are GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature, GCSE Mathematics and GCSE Science. All students will also follow a non-examined course in Physical Education throughout their time in Key Stage 4.

  • The English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

The EBacc is a ‘basket’ of subjects which the vast majority of students at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace follow. However, the EBacc courses are not always the most appropriate for everyone and there will be an opportunity to discuss different options with the Leadership team if necessary. The EBacc recognises students who have gained a grade 4-9 in the subjects from the following 5 categories:

  • GCSE English (Language or Literature at Grade 4+)
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • GCSE Science
  • GCSE French and/or Spanish and/or Mandarin
  • GCSE History and/or Geography

This is now your chance to consider your own Key Stage 4 Course Preferences and identify those that you believe will give you the greatest chance of future success. Please do seek our advice and guidance along the way-and remember, you’ll take the grades you get at GCSE with you for the rest of your life, so choose subjects carefully with this in mind.

 

 

 

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