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05/12/18

We can't wait to see the Christmas Nativity shows in a few weeks' time! Got to make sure Ms Brand's voice keeps going until then! https://t.co/20hzQyJLXc

04/12/18

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Day 3 of with led by Executive Principal of Chris Everitt | enjoying listening to Lohengrin in the corridors over lunch https://t.co/Uy3NbrugOV

01/12/18

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Mince pies and Q&A ! Monday 10th December from 4.30pm https://t.co/PKvaFu3N05

30/11/18

An amazing music lesson taking place at HGA. teaching different rhythms using claps and playing new notes. https://t.co/2aB1et0N7E

22/11/18

We're pleased to announce the Yr5/6 Carol Concert will be at St. Augustine's Church in Belvedere. Check the newsletter for details! https://t.co/G24hsJJIk2

15/11/18

Alfie is our playground king after beating Mr Smith on our new mega board. "This was the first time I've played Mr Smith," says Alfie. "It was a bit of an achievement for me. I knew he'd be a challenge." Top work, Alfie! https://t.co/bjAij6pDwK

15/11/18

Come to our Sixth Form Open Event, Weds 21 Nov, 5-7pm. At Harris Garrard Academy, Yarnton Way, Thamesmead, DA18 4DW. Discover all the the fantastic opportunities on offer. Find out more at https://t.co/tQ4PiT9fSJ https://t.co/Jg6iCfAbNL

13/11/18

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Inspiring words for the students at ! It's such a privilege to be able to visit our during their ! https://t.co/ARkRif5TPU

09/11/18

Our KS2 netballers won their match tonight 24-0! They were aiming for 26 goals! High expectations even when winning at HGA!

08/11/18

The tables have turned: English teachers being the students learning about the writing and influence of Jekyll and Hyde. https://t.co/yK3U8Lfo7a

08/11/18

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We're looking for a . Interested? Find out more and apply today: https://t.co/XTcXdk0Bjm https://t.co/MoQoUMsArA

08/11/18

We've a new Code of Conduct for our students when they are out and about in the community. We are always looking for ways to further improve and develop our links with the local community. Let us know what you think. Read the Code of Conduct here https://t.co/J6A2Xsj8Kt https://t.co/Unq7pOybNr

07/11/18

and are two just of our popular extra-curricular clubs this year. See a complete list at https://t.co/CLPTw3VhAQ including and . Loads to enjoy! https://t.co/rd3QuT8fJ1

05/11/18

Year 11 spent Saturday afternoon enjoying an excellent production of Blood Brothers in preparation for their GCSE. Thanks so much for having us and good luck to all our students sitting mock examinations this week! https://t.co/5zmk0pIs5S

17/10/18

The coach is currently en route through lots of traffic. Looking at a 5.20pm arrival. Thanks for your patience.

17/10/18

Year 6 residential update: looking to be back around 5pm depending on the traffic. See you all soon!

16/10/18

These are just tasters of their amazing time! Have a look through our weekly newsletter for more; it comes out every Friday!

16/10/18

Don't worry she'll be home tomorrow!

16/10/18

Victory! A delicious feast prepared for our evacuees for their VE party tonight! https://t.co/c38Hjof1XN

16/10/18

Our year 6 evacuees exploring wartime recipes at Hooke Court! https://t.co/5sExUMArfR

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 2019 entry

BTEC

  • BTEC Sport (single award or double award)
  • BTEC Health and Social care (single award)
  • BTEC IT (single award)
  • BTEC Business (single award or double award)

A level  

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

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.