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21/09/21

A new way to sign up for after school clubs and enrichment https://t.co/HtkWKmwPmx https://t.co/KFa5lD1Dvr

20/09/21

Year 7s explore the parts of a microscope observing cells. https://t.co/i3sSxVappn

16/09/21

Our Year 11 students are excited to be doing practicals again in their natural environment. https://t.co/cPJ8VGZgHM

16/09/21

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The basketball and rugby academy teams finally get their season underway today. Thank you and for hosting us. https://t.co/11lVKTIsks

09/09/21

Mr Kameni hits a six launching the new HCACP Cricket Club. Every Thurs after school. https://t.co/NtpU0SIpdG

08/09/21

There's never been a better time to study mathematics. Mr Kameni is running a Hegarty weekly competition with amazing prizes available for our top students. https://t.co/JWH60VFWnN

07/09/21

Chef Mat and his team return to serving lunch the old fashioned way...at a table, in the canteen. What is the secret to Chef Mat's outrageous roasted cauliflower? https://t.co/Hfhtn1WjI6

04/09/21

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Teams two and three have just arrived! Four days and three nights hiking across the Welsh mountains completed! Fantastic achievement from all students to complete their DofE Gold Qualifying Expedition! https://t.co/T3rLAugmcE

03/09/21

Looking forward to welcoming our new year 7s and year 12s this morning!

02/09/21

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Second team climbing to the highest point in mid-Wales, at 752 metres above sea level. Heading to their campsite now. https://t.co/kVn1xpGPiK

02/09/21

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First team arrived at the summit of Plynlimon and descending to camp. https://t.co/QpoygGWbxb

02/09/21

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Third team have summitted an incredibly windy but sunny Plynlimon mountain. https://t.co/j9lNQzq2ed

01/09/21

Good luck!!

01/09/21

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Up early and with rucksacks packed, our three DofE Gold teams have now set off on their qualifying expedition. Four days and three nights ahead, hiking over the Welsh mountains to the coast at Borth! https://t.co/VLAY9yoFDU

29/08/21

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... and at the finish! An epic three day DofE Silver Qualifying Expedition completed! Huge well done to all three teams, conquering the Seven Sisters coastal path today. https://t.co/RP0RWZW3z4

24/08/21

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Good morning campers! A beautiful sunny morning at Merrylands eco-campsite. Students getting ready for day two of their DofE Silver Qualifying Expedition. https://t.co/RzTr3Y5UEA

23/08/21

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Off to the south coast we go! Starting our DofE Silver qualifying expedition in Uckfield, Sussex. Destination after three days: Birling Gap. From countryside to seaside, let's go teams! https://t.co/cpbtkePI1q

13/08/21

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Congratulations to all our students who got their A Level results this week at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. Big thank you to the fantastic teachers for their hard work last 2 years and who played their part in the successful results day - Proud moment! https://t.co/wcNlLVP9SY

12/08/21

Thank you to for hosting Summer School - we learnt so much and had a great day! https://t.co/oTpKQPtFOU

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Welcome To Our Teaching School Hub

Providing a Pathway for Professional Excellence

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Teaching School Hub is one of eighty-three Teaching School Hubs to be designated nationally by the DfE.

Our Hub, which is based at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace in South London, oversees the Croydon, Sutton and Epsom and Ewell region (SESL13).


Our vision 

Harris City Academy Teaching School Hub Logo CMYKHarris Crystal Palace is the founding school of the Harris Federation MAT and believes ‘All Can Achieve’.

Our purpose is to provide high quality professional learning pathways which develop exceptional educators to enable all children and young people to achieve their potential and provide them with real life chances.

To achieve this aim, Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Teaching School Hub will work closely with the Department for Education and other partners such as curriculum hubs and research schools to deliver on the golden thread of professional development for all schools in our designated region. We will ensure that teachers are able to have a clear professional development pathways and continue to grow and flourish in their careers.

Evidence informed practice* tells us that that the quality of teaching is the single biggest variable in student achievement, outside the students themselves, and it is also the variable most susceptible to the impact of good or poor leadership. 

We will use our influence and resources to build and sustain a growth environment for the region, that provides the very best in initial teacher training, newly qualified teacher induction, early career support and CPD pathways to retain and develop expertise for the entire workforce including national professional qualifications for school leaders, head teachers and executive leaders in multi-academy trusts. 

Our vision is to strengthen school improvement through developing highly skilled practitioners. The strategy of the Hub is to become a ‘one stop shop’ for professional learning and simplify access to high-quality, research informed, professional learning opportunities. Teachers will be able to access the Hub at any point in their careers.


Our priorities for 2020-21

1) To raise awareness of the Hub across the region and engage schools and colleges in professional development opportunities.

2) To design and build a research-led professional learning provision that offers teachers a pathway to professional excellence.


Contact us

Director of HCACP Teaching School Hub - Natasha Evans evansn@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk

General enquiries: teachingschoolhub@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk

Phone: 020 8771 2261 ext: 2444 or 2445

Twitter: @HCACP_TSHUB


*Hattie (2003),  Hanushek (2011), Cordingley et al (2015) Weston (2016), Burgess (2019), Fletcher-Wood (2020)