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Onwards to the finish!


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Congratulations to all our This Is Geography video contest winners, especially Kyle from and Ella from , who received special recognition for their efforts. You can read more about the programme and view some winning entries here:


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It doesn't get better than ; partnerships produce teaching and learning


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Hiking from Coney Hall to Frylands via Addington Hill on the third DofE Bronze Practice Expedition. An excellent team finishing the day and getting their campsite set up efficiently.


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It's absolutely wonderful to be able to bring some of our to see some practice . A huge to the teams & speakers involved!


The May 2022 Edition of the HCACP Academy News Letter is now available.


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So proud of the superb contribution of Head of History and Politics, Robert Primus, to this documentary which was on Channel 4 last night - and of all Harris City Academy Crystal Palace students who expressed their thoughts so eloquently to


Year 7 and 9 students taking part in the preliminary local rounds of the Harris Federation Spelling Bee.


arrisPlease be sure to check out our Palace Life page on the HCACP website for all the latest on what is happening for the week!


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Final climb to the finish at High Elms. Soaking wet day but two very determined teams persevered throughout to complete their DofE Bronze Practice Expedition!


Well done to our Silver DofE group & thank you to Mr Ewers!


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👏 wow, fantastic film- well done to all those who made it and all those who star in it!


Seçkin mastermind Gabriela Soares proudly displays her Sussex Enovation Centre Business Competition Digital Presence Award.


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Admiring the view from Addington Hill. Teams now departed the lunch spot and hiking to Frylands Wood campsite.


Congratulations to our students from our student company, Seçkin winners of the the Digital Presence Award in the Sussex Enovation Centre Business competition.


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Winners are grinners!!! Big well done to the Year 7 Netball Team who won all their matches at the Final today! Well deserved 😊


Staff enjoying jam roll making as part of the celebrations of World Mental Health week.


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Kinetic Harris City Academy Crystal Palace lifted their second trophy in a week as they won the Cup after a 3-0 victory against Stoke Newington! 🏆⚽️ 📸 - Matt White


Year 11s tackling the climbing wall last night after intensive English, Biology and Physics revision


Year 11 students working incredibly hard on their third and final revision residential!

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Curriculum Hubs

Curriculum Hubs are centres of excellence which support other local schools to raise standards. On this page you can find out more about your local:

  • English Curriculum Hub
  • Maths Curriculum Hub
  • Science Learning Partnership
  • Research schools

English curriculum hubs

There are two English Hubs that work with schools in our region - Whiteknights Primary School and Chesterton Primary School. They are proud to be two of the government’s English Hubs – two of just 34 schools nationwide recognised for their excellence in teaching and learning, and now charged with supporting other local schools to raise their standards.

Hub schools have been allocated a geographical area within the region. However, you may choose to engage with any Hub, for example if you already have links to a specific Hub.

Click HERE for White Knight English Hub covering the Epsom and Ewell.

Click HERE for Chesterton English Hub covering Croydon and Sutton.

Maths curriculum hubs

The Maths Hubs programme brings together mathematics education professionals in a collaborative national network of 35 hubs, each locally led by an outstanding school or college, to develop and spread excellent practice, for the benefit of all pupils and students.

Maths Hubs have been allocated a geographical area within the region. However, you may choose to engage with any Hub, for example if you already have links to a specific Hub. There are three Maths Hubs that work with schools in our region.

Click HERE for London Thames Maths Hub covering Croydon.

Click HERE for North East and Hants Maths Hub covering Epsom and Ewell.

Click HERE for London South West Maths Hub covering Sutton.

Science Learning Partnership

In our Hub region Newstead Wood School coordinates and manages the South East London Science Learning Partnership (SLP), which provides quality, subject specific continuous professional development (CPD) for primary and secondary schools, and FE providers in our area.

It is part of a network of SLPs and other support for schools that is managed by STEM Learning. SLPs work collaboratively to design opportunities, together with our expert presenters, to help you to provide the very best science education for your students.

Click HERE for Newstead Wood School Science Learning Partnership

Research schools

The Greenshaw and Charles Dickens Research Schools serve our Hub area, but you can engage with any Research School. Find out more about the research schools network.

GreenshawGreenshaw High School is one of 39 research schools across the country (including associate research schools) which are funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) with the main aim of leading the way in supporting teachers to use evidence-based practice in their teaching. 

The research schools collaborate to devise professional development based on empirical evidence of what works and ‘best bets’. This means that Greenshaw has access to the most up-to-date research and is at the forefront in disseminating this and supporting the interpretation of evidence to other schools across London and the South East.

Click HERE for Greenshaw Research School.


DickensCharles Dickens Research School works collaboratively with schools in South London and the South East to bring education research to life, by joining up theory and practice.

Charles Dickens has a track record of evidence-informed practice and of working with schools to use research to secure the best outcomes for children, both academically and through their creative, social and emotional development. They have particular expertise in curriculum development, pupil premium, supporting pupils with autism and feedback and marking.

Click HERE for Charles Dickens Research School.