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18/10/19

All students safe and sound, and have made their way home. Thank you to all students and staff for making PGL a wonderful trip!

18/10/19

We are now through Brixton, PGL students should be back to HCACP in 15/20 minutes. One coach is slightly behind but not by far.

18/10/19

We are still in standstill traffic in Fulham- so sorry but we advise PGL parents to return when we update on here that we are moving again

18/10/19

We are currently in traffic in Fulham- ETA will now be 5.30 onwards. Will update once we are moving again.

18/10/19

Our current ETA from is just after 5pm- there is some heavy Friday traffic

18/10/19

Occupying ourselves before lunch- due to leave at 2pm. We will arrive at the back of the Academy, please collect from the front! Will post ETA. https://t.co/i2ZrwohF3Y

18/10/19

Retweetd From Harris City Academy

Never mind the rain! https://t.co/3mfWmmiyj0

18/10/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Group 1 out bright and early for a spot of rock climbing. https://t.co/ZKoxOoxekD

18/10/19

Caiyan being vertically challenged! https://t.co/lQp0B9msBX

17/10/19

Mr Thomas ready to show Group 7 how it’s done! https://t.co/cSU7InJxtS

17/10/19

HCACP Year 7 having a fantastic time https://t.co/EJMlwYqI2O

17/10/19

The short-lived crate tower https://t.co/MfuQRIKrHT

17/10/19

Never mind the rain! https://t.co/3mfWmmiyj0

17/10/19

The October Academy Newsletter is now available here https://t.co/a2oP2thVjz https://t.co/28qsk3d8Ts

17/10/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

A strong team performance from the U18 team in the first round of the against a resilient . A 5-1 win moves us into rd2! https://t.co/oUFoNFprMo

16/10/19

We’re on our way! https://t.co/7VNocmGjmF

15/10/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Congratulations to student Sadia on her selection! https://t.co/5HaIgzhmxw

14/10/19

Sixth Form Open Evening Tuesday 15th October from 5pm - 7pm. We look to welcoming prospective year 12 students with their parents and carers

13/10/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Well done to . Special mention to the students Genesis, Mekhi, Harlem and Zak https://t.co/rPePyPbrub

13/10/19

Well done year 9 and Mr Alarms!

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TSST MFL Programme - French, Spanish and Mandarin training for MFL Teachers

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Teaching School is pleased to confirm that we have secured Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) funding, to support MFL teachers to enhance their Spanish, French or Mandarin teaching and be equipped to meet the demands of the new GCSE specification.

Schools looking to increase the capacity in their MFL departments by equipping staff to teach French, Spanish or Mandarin will receive a bursary of £700 on successful completion of the training.

This course focuses on both linguistics & pedagogy, and supports MFL teachers wishing to enhance their French, Spanish or Mandarin teaching.

The programme consists of

  • Four afternoon / twilight sessions from 1pm – 5pm
  • Two full day session
  • Each participant will have a Lead Practitioner as a Mentor to guide them with online support between the sessions

Sessions will cover:

  • Holistic foreign language learning
  • Conducting an oral exams
  • Assessing written papers
  • Reading and listening skills
  • Opportunities to teach a lesson and get feedback.

The course is designed and delivered by Natalie Blondeau, Julien Violette and James Stagg, Harris MFL Consultants who have extensive experience teaching MFL.

Training sessions:

TSST MFL – Spanish/French/Mandarin

Date

Time

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Day 1 (Full Day)

9am - 5pm

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Day 2 (Twilight)

1-5pm

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Day 3 (Twilight)

1-5pm

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Day 4 (Twilight)

1-5pm

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Day 5 (Twilight)

1-5pm

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Day 6 (Full Day)

9am - 5pm

Please note that when applying for a place, you signal your commitment to attending all of the dates detailed above. All sessions will be held at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. Schools will receive the £700 payment once participants have completed all of the training sessions below.

Eligibility and conditions

TSST is a Government funded programme designed to up-skill teachers and increase capacity. Generally speaking, to be eligible for a funded place teachers need to meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be a non-Spanish, French or Mandarin specialist teaching the subject e.g. a French teacher or teacher who will be teaching Spanish or who has just started teaching Spanish
  • Be a language teacher returning to the profession after an extended break
  • Be a supply teacher who would like to be able to teach French, Spanish or Mandarin
  • The programme is fully funded but does not cover travel costs
  • Applications can only be made with full support of the Head Teacher
  • There are a limited number of places available

Next Steps and application:

There are a limited number of places available and these are confirmed on a first come, first served basis. We therefore recommend that you apply as soon as possible to secure your place. To apply, please download our TSST application form. Send the completed form to HCACP@harristeachingschool.com by Friday 18th October 2019.

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