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27/01/21

When it 🌧 it pours! Our STEM heroine & founder of the HARI Physics Society: Aimee has been offered a coveted place to study Physics at 3 Russell group universities: Imperial College London Kings College London Queen Mary university We're so proud of you Aimee!!! 👏 https://t.co/zeReyVHGZh

27/01/21

Retweetd From Harris Riverside

Our HARI 6th form Ethos Leader won a scholarship on the Beyond Wealth Scholarship Programme providing work experience in the field of medicine and a medical doctor as a personal mentor; the panel were impressed by his self motivation and academic resilience! https://t.co/IEri7SrvCB

26/01/21

We are so proud of our head boy for being offered a place at the prestigious University of Nottingham! Rory sees the veterinary profession as a calling & has worked tirelessly since he was 15 to make it happen. He is an inspiration to all at HARI. Well done Rory! https://t.co/Th1Ej7wrDL

25/01/21

A standing ovation to our heroic staff! Our very own Covid testing team. They've organised and monitored staff and student testing with the spirit of excellence since our return from Christmas - Thank you! 👏 https://t.co/L1SGhQY0ku

25/01/21

Have you seen our Student competition promo video 👇? Students have the chance to win a brand new 5!!! Our wonderful staff have been awarding HARI points for outstanding contribution to online lessons! Keep going students! 👏 https://t.co/jEcPPVOBMG https://t.co/1A9Ze6I6ju

22/07/20

Retweetd From | Josh Ward |

Year 1 and a bit in the bag ✔️ Incredible students, incredible staff ✔️ Excited at what’s to come as we carry on creating great things for our people and community

22/07/20

Well done Miss Solley - what a great teacher https://t.co/h5koi5Vra7

09/06/20

Read A recent statement by The Principal on racism https://t.co/JoJFinylqF https://t.co/cnkuXIIbH2

05/06/20

Delivering 500 prep packs and exercise books to students - thanks Miss Solley Miss Cookson and Miss Richardson - worth the new dent in the bus! https://t.co/6BWHobChFp

24/05/20

Wishing a happy Eid to all staff, students and families of our academy community https://t.co/oyc9Jq0j6i

23/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

Limiting class sizes, keeping children in small, consistent groups and preventing mixing will allow more children to return to school in a phased way that reduces risk. https://t.co/E9lC6gPxY4 https://t.co/XqvvzSMsNZ

23/05/20

Retweetd From Schools Week

The boss sets out how they're getting on with the job of preparing to receive more children https://t.co/L5Z40JGgLI

22/05/20

Retweetd From Uptree

Yesterday, we were joined by students from for an online Business & Finance workshop! The workshop included company insights from , and . Thanks to all of the amazing students who attended! https://t.co/w5vQfykLwT

20/05/20

Retweetd From Amanda Spielman

I want to thank all the teachers, heads and support staff who are stepping up to this exceptional challenge. You are helping many children in many ways during a difficult time. Thank you from all of us at Ofsted.

20/05/20

Hi Shanon - all the academy

20/05/20

This current year 7

20/05/20

Thank you

20/05/20

Briefings today for year 7 at 11 AM or 1.30 PM on Microsoft Teams! Briefings today for year 8 at 11.30 AM or 2 PM. Briefings today for year 9 at 12 PM or 2.30 PM.

07/05/20

Retweetd From Miss Gray PE

This brilliant idea was originally from twitter. kindly sent me the resources she had and i’ve adapted them for our PE department. Really hope the kids like them! I can upload to if people would like a copy. https://t.co/k4nb8NiBxu

05/05/20

Looking forward to working with you - great interview https://t.co/FwnvGMCY19

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The scholarship curriculum

Scholarship Curriculum

We want our KS3 curriculum to promote the habits of learning which successful students will need to face the challenges ahead with increasingly complex academic qualifications and with an ever more demanding and fluent job market.

We want students to take responsibility for their learning by spending time in advance of their traditional curriculum lessons in preparing for them. This preparation  takes the form of reading, extracting information from texts and accumulating crucial and fundamental knowledge independently. We call this 'Prep.'

Prep allows the traditional curriculum lessons to begin with the assumption of a basic level of understanding thereby allowing higher challenge, a more meaningful engagement and more time for exploration and consolidation.

The scholarship curriculum relies on the following systems and mechanisms

  • The Prep pack
  • The prep lesson
  • Whole academy mastery concepts
  • Whole academy assessment
  • Individual learning support and challenge
  • Interventions
  • The revision pack

Individual learning support and challenge is provided in prep by 

  • learning support in lessons - including the prep lesson
  • interventions, withdrawal and clubs (during or after the academy day)
  • The Prep Principles pack which is a modified version of the 'prep pack,' designed for students who have acess difficulties
  • The Prep Plus pack which contains supplementary material aimed at more able students or those who want to study areas in greater depth or with a wider perspective  

We value 'prep' so highly at the academy that we provide it traditional curriculum time in years 7 and 8.

The Prep lesson provides students with

  • instruction on and time to practise learning skills such as building recall, extracting information, scanning text, inference, disquisition and writing styles.
  • exposure to theories of learning such as how to create habits, Dwecks' 'growth mindset,' routes to memory and 'Vygotsky's 'zone of proximal development.'
  • practical advice on organisation and
  • support for students with motivation or access problems