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10/07/20

How will your child travel to school in Sept? We want to encourage all students to make their way to school safely when we reopen. Please help us by completing very short survey. It will take a minute or less! Thank you. https://t.co/wAqgR08Z02

09/07/20

FREE online mini-modules to help mums develop their tech skills over the summer. https://t.co/hM4s3QOzIN

09/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Brilliant! What a wonderful team Have a wonderful summer all and we hope to see you soon. https://t.co/JI0I6O4g5k

09/07/20

Dear HGA Students... here is a video message from your teachers to wish you a happy summer and to say how much we are looking forward to seeing you next year. We hope you enjoy it and it makes you 😃https://t.co/dZwKjwgfiP

07/07/20

Young Greenwich in partnership with have put together an excellent online summer programme of activities. Find out more here https://t.co/lL6TJR8pfJ

07/07/20

Check out the 'audiobook' file on Student SharePoint to listen to the English Department reading Elizabeth Laird's 'Oranges in No Man's Land' aloud! Here's an excerpt of Ms Hall reading Chapter 3 📚 https://t.co/jnfwMFs52E

03/07/20

KS3! A reminder that you have ONE WEEK LEFT to submit your entries to the Lockdown Creative Writing Competition! See remote learning slides for more details and get your poems into the English Department ASAP! We can't wait to read them. https://t.co/USxd2l5ips

01/07/20

A nice art idea you might like to try! https://t.co/ULS2bqUlQA

01/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

Have your say on the themes and issues emerging from the Black Lives Matter movement. Write a story in 500 words for the competition. Categories for 5-9 and 10-13 year olds. Closes 3rd July. You can do it! https://t.co/CprttbnXcG https://t.co/88urcLcXOc

30/06/20

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

'A Parent's Guide to Black Lives Matter' - resources, activities and tips for families to empower children to work towards racial equality. View and download at https://t.co/qV2guXnJgW https://t.co/pzFjcXik7C

30/06/20

You'll find thousands of online digital books at https://t.co/34vPsJq6NW - and our students have a FREE login. You'll find full details (and other reading ideas) on the Reading at Home page of our website https://t.co/XclDdfyyG6 https://t.co/Rxtp8V93ks

26/06/20

Retweetd From ThamesmeadNow

Art is a great way for kids to get creative, so why not enter our competition; 'Get Arty'. For a chance to win a £30 voucher all you have to do is take a photo, create a picture or write a poem of/or about nature.Enter here: https://t.co/DWlJO6D9d0. https://t.co/r2fDIBWGWZ

26/06/20

Retweetd From Counselling Matters Bexley

We’re pleased to launch today TALKLINE - a free telephone counselling service for anyone feeling anxious, stressed, lonely or isolated. Open 5-9pm Mon-Fri and 9-9pm Sat/Sun. Funded by to help us help you through Covid-19 https://t.co/71DwNzq5mU

23/06/20

If you need uniform for September why not order it online now? Please order by August 7th at the latest, but earlier if you can, to make sure you have what you need for September. Full details at https://t.co/VrBPlhpmaN https://t.co/1E33l7Abou

17/06/20

Retweetd From ThamesmeadNow

Are you a resident who wants to explore the beauty of nature around you? We want local residents, of any age, to create an art piece inspired by nature and enter a competition. Deadline 12pm Tue 30 June 2020. More info here: https://t.co/DWlJO6D9d0 https://t.co/54hAQM4nIx

15/06/20

Retweetd From Action Fraud

⚠️ALERT: Criminals target Snapchat users in extortion scam that threatens to reveal their private photos. We've had over 300 reports since January. If you've been a victim of an extortion scam, report it to your local police force. https://t.co/OZpaIey8LK

15/06/20

See the winners of our 'Take a Museum Tour' competition. Well done John, Victor, Toby and Jashanpreet! https://t.co/NOXzHJiwLf

15/06/20

This Week's Prize Challenge: write a letter to our new students. Introduce yourself and explain what you miss most about school. What advice would you give to help them settle in. We'll give the best letters to our new students next term! Find out more https://t.co/l1ZAQUO2iK https://t.co/hN4jeMkxvj

09/06/20

Read these magazines FREE using the Harris Garrard Academy subscription: BBC History, BBC Science Focus, Geographical, New Internationalist, The Biologist, Chemistry World, and more. Find out how at https://t.co/Fx0lT4aRJ5 https://t.co/HkLS9sxklb

09/06/20

Need Harris Garrard Academy uniform for September? Please order online by August 7th. Full details, including a handy measuring guide, at https://t.co/VrBPlhpmaN https://t.co/q9mtSHuuYU

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Subjects on Offer (and Entry Requirements)

Every student comes with their own unique set of examination results and future goals so we offer a choice of three pathways to give you the education that's right for you. Each pathway has a different set of entry requirements (see below).

  • A level Pathway
  • Mixed Pathway
  • Vocational Pathway

Photo 14 11 2018, 11 22 22Subjects offered 2020 entry

A level  

  • English Literature
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Economics

BTEC/CTEC

  • BTEC Business (single) and (double) award
  • CTEC Sport (single) award
  • BTEC Child, Play, Learning and Development (single) and (double) award

Entry requirements

A level pathway

Students on our A level Pathway will study three or four A Level subjects. They will also be eligible for the Harris Experience programme.

A Levels

Requirements

Three A levels

Six 9-5 grades in full course GCSE subjects

Four A levels

Must have a grade 8 average in GCSEs


Mixed pathway

Students on our ‘Mixed pathway’ will study a combination of A Level and BTEC Level 3 qualifications.

A Levels/BTECs

Requirements

Combination must be equal to three A level qualifications for example: one A level and BTEC Level 3 (double) or two A levels and BTEC Level 3 (single)

Combination of five 9-4 grades at GCSE or merit or above in vocational subjects


Vocational pathway

Students on our ‘Vocational pathway’ will study a combination of BTEC Level 3 qualifications.

BTECs

Requirements

Combination must be equal to three A Level qualifications for example: one A Level and BTEC Level 3 (double) or two A Levels and BTEC L3 (single)

Combination of five 9-4 grades at GCSE or merit or above in vocational subjects


General information

A Levels require a grade 6 in a relevant GCSE subject. Extended writing A Level subjects will need at least grade 5 in English Language. ESOL is not included as part of the entry criteria.

Maths

Students wishing to study A Level Maths will need a Maths GCSE grade 7

English Literature

Students will need a grade 6 in English Language and English Literature GCSE

Science Based Subjects

Students must have at least a grade 6/6 for Trilogy Science (double award)

Students taking Separate Science GCSEs must have at least a grade 6 in the relevant science subject for Biology and Chemistry A Level studies

Resit English GCSE

Students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in either English Language or Literature will be required to resit English Language GCSE

Resit Maths GCSE

Students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above will need to resit their Maths GCSE


Enrolment from the age of 17/18 is at the discretion of the Assistant Principal for 6th Form who will take into account the student's most recent academic results. In most cases students will only be accepted onto Vocational Level 3 courses unless there are exceptional circumstances.