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15/01/21

“As an Academy we are here for you and as the HGA community we will stand strongest together.” See the Head of Academy’s weekly update here https://t.co/OYATFsFqDW https://t.co/d4m1tj3Lhm

14/01/21

are offering remote work experience placements to give students the chance to try out industries they are interested in. Please apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success. Find out more https://t.co/e6N9BnZlgE

12/01/21

’s first weekly Live Cook-a-long DT Lesson went well today! Join us every week at 12:00pm to see Mr Sheppard in the kitchen. We didn’t think the pancakes would turn out so well! https://t.co/FBkRFfGQyb

11/01/21

Do you need more data to help you study? The government has launched a scheme to temporarily increase data allowances for mobile phone users on certain networks. Find out if you could benefit, and how to apply through the school, at https://t.co/Da16NxBtWM

11/01/21

Our 'Listening Ear' service is available to all families and students from Harris Garrard Academy. We are open 11am-1pm (by appointment only) every weekday during lockdown. You are not alone during this difficult time. Find out more https://t.co/4hiyB5Pyub https://t.co/FVtwyyVILV

31/12/20

Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements for Primary and Secondary students. Thank you as ever for your cooperation. https://t.co/rk5OIX1r12

14/12/20

We would like to wish you a restful break over this very different holiday season. Please remember there are lots of services that are open over the holidays should you or your family require additional support. Please see https://t.co/ZdDW2CVd8x

09/12/20

We're proud to publish our December 2020 newsletter, for both our primary and secondary phases, with stories from across this term. We hope you enjoy reading it! https://t.co/6GaOsar9gX https://t.co/wTHES7QhUW

07/12/20

Sydney, Year 7, has come 1st in the competition for this fabulous picture. Her art, which won the secondary school category, was inspired by a number of artists who were aiming to express diversity in their work. We're very proud of her! https://t.co/duobr5SpfC

02/12/20

Consultation opens today on our admissions arrangements for 2022-23. Please visit the link below for details and to give your views. The consultation ends on 13th January. Thank you. https://t.co/ykfqCW7T2C https://t.co/BZrJ08WV8o

01/12/20

We are consulting on our admissions arrangements for 2022-23. Your views are welcome. Please find full details at https://t.co/ykfqCW7T2C. Thank you. https://t.co/mUIS5IOEZ7

13/11/20

We loved Rukiat's poem, "I Am The Black Child", which he wrote for our Black History Month competition. Rukiat, Year 9, won first prize in the writing category. See all the winners at https://t.co/gRwk3ZziTn https://t.co/5Cl6OKVwn6

13/11/20

Well done to Judith, Year 9, for winning 1st place in the art category of our competition. Great drawing and a strong message too. See all the winners at https://t.co/gRwk3ZziTn https://t.co/uZtGzhEPNK

11/11/20

Today we were proud to stand in silence around our school's wall of poppies to remember those who gave their lives for us, and the importance of peace and unity https://t.co/DQOOA1auBH

07/11/20

The end of another wonderful week of learning at Harris Garrard at the end of the 🌈! https://t.co/ZyxaHQXAxF

05/11/20

We enjoyed seeing this today... 🌈 https://t.co/SvSrrwMETb

14/10/20

Dear students, we hope you have a restful half term from Fri. If you have any emotional concerns or worries over the holiday, remember you can get support from . It’s free, safe and easy to use. Watch the video below to find out more https://t.co/hfAVDIk4de

12/10/20

Announcement Winter PE Kit - A Quick Reminder for Parents https://t.co/Ho2vK3YWf9

01/10/20

The first of our Days this year takes place on Fri 9th Oct, for years 7-11. Activities on offer include sessions on relaxation, coping strategies, reframing negative thinking and the beauty of being unique! Find out more https://t.co/Cgc9uqTz3H https://t.co/pL0cfci24D

29/09/20

Our Virtual Open Day is now live! Meet the Head of Academy, take a tour of our school, and hear from our fantastic students too. It's all at https://t.co/sxmakcSr4T https://t.co/PGD5M1ysGs

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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 2021 entry

A Level

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

BTEC/CTEC

  • BTEC Business (single) and (double) Award
  • CTEC Sport (single) Award
  • BTEC Children's 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 7/7 for Trilogy Science (double award)

Students taking Separate Science GCSEs must have at least a grade 7 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.