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18/05/18

Retweetd From Bobby Miltiadous

Well done to all girls, enjoyed taking them through the programme 🥇👏🏼🥊 https://t.co/nC1q7fJXGu

17/05/18

Year 10 students have had six weeks of non-contact sessions delivered by a GB boxing coach during lessons. All 27 students passed their assessment today achieving the Preliminary Award. Well done girls! https://t.co/IBQcKVdm1p

17/05/18

HAB Rowers take to the water... "The instructors were very helpful and they taught us how to be more patient and resilient. We felt that this opportunity helped develop our as well as our skills." HAB Breaking Barriers Rowing Team https://t.co/n2my8m5DUs

16/05/18

Retweetd From Jenny Cooper

begin their first session with , "feeling much more confident around water now!" https://t.co/EVxtgGZhxc

16/05/18

Retweetd From Allies and Morrison

Our latest studio exhibition ‘Into the Wild’ opens this Friday 18th May featuring works from students at and , in collaboration with : https://t.co/VcTSRgb8Ql https://t.co/7VuWVdrfHH

16/05/18

These and other photographs by our girls are on display at in until Saturday. Thanks to everyone for making this great event possible. We're really of you all! Full story at https://t.co/jAeDGmZGTA https://t.co/7mZuzgY6Xy

16/05/18

Retweetd From Jennifer Crouch

Really proud of year 10 art! their exhibition is open all well! Go go go! It's at https://t.co/I5zrMwyW8D

16/05/18

Thank you Nadia, and to everyone at PwC for the great workshop yesterday. Our girls really enjoyed it! https://t.co/vhQVc5Jhh5

16/05/18

Retweetd From Nadia Abena Mensah

Had an amazing time speaking on employability skills with the team at yesterday for . The students were an absolute pleasure to work with! https://t.co/OsuOM58Jaf

16/05/18

Retweetd From Geogra-FREE

Amazing photos from Year 10 girls at . So impressed and inspired by their ability to express the muses behind peices. https://t.co/F4euZOorTJ

15/05/18

Retweetd From HAB FEMSOC

Members of HabFemSoc selling merch on Friday https://t.co/kTzY2OeDRV

12/05/18

Retweetd From Leonora Saunders

And the tuck shop is now open for business... following on from the phenomenal supperclub the race is on to reach £1000, all proceeds to working to stop domestic abuse and make families safe. https://t.co/RHWUJXtWXC

12/05/18

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Fantastic to be one of the 12 London Schools participating in City Hall City Pitch today! https://t.co/5XDnBkxeWl

12/05/18

Retweetd From HABSTEM

Year7 are working hard with this term. They are making to learn how to program before they start to create their own. Looking forward to seeing their https://t.co/LEDA8HSGnG

12/05/18

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

HABFemSoc are excited for their final bake and merchandise sale tomorrow of the year! Excellent production lines in progress https://t.co/5GB3yQZwBW

03/05/18

Retweetd From HAB Enrichment

Year 9 students presenting their invention as part of a Careers in Focus workshop on User Experience https://t.co/z1KbHsSEP2

01/05/18

Girls build dens and sketch nature , inspired by the work of artist David Milne, who lived for months at a time in the wilderness of . . Read more https://t.co/DoBuLMjvU9. See Milne's art at until May 7 https://t.co/F2d4gcbgmW

01/05/18

Retweetd From NR

Harris Academy Bermondsey hosted its first ever Teaching & Learning Marketplace today. All our teachers had the opportunity to network & take away amazing T&L ideas from our outstanding faculties. HAB’s SEND stall was busy! https://t.co/tgDSFpUwqQ

01/05/18

Retweetd From Sarah Harvey

Great afternoon spent at our first today at . Fantastic to see, hear, gather and share approaches that are working in each department https://t.co/s2CPoNcJcf

26/04/18

Thank you. We'll investigate! Thanks for letting us know. We'll be in touch if we can locate the Year 9 owner.

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.

Teaching and Learning

We want every girl to pursue her ambitions and be successful in modern Britain.  HAB welcomes the Government’s recent changes to the national curriculum, with a focus on providing academic challenge to for all.  The English Baccalaureate subjects (English, Mathematics, Sciences, History or Geography and a Language) form the core for HAB girls, along with a rich mix of arts and technical subjects.  The overview for each subject can be found here. Music is one of our strengths. Click here to find out more about HAB Music.

Further information for each year group is detailed below, including links to the schemes of learning that teachers will be using this term. Parents and carers should use these to discuss their daughter's learning with her and can find more detailed information on the Subjects page.


Year 7

In Year 7, girls are set according to ability based on both prior and the most current attainment data. Attainment data is reviewed regularly throughout the year to ensure that girls are placed in the best possible set to meet their needs and ensure appropriate support, challenge and progression.


Year 8

In Year 8, girls are set according to ability based on both prior and the most current attainment data. Attainment data is reviewed regularly throughout the year to ensure that girls are placed in the best possible set to meet their needs and ensure appropriate support, challenge and progression. Girls make their subject choices for GCSE courses in the spring term of Year 8.


Years 9 to 11

From Year 9, all girls study GCSEs in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography or History, French or Spanish and Religious Studies. They also choose from a range of GCSE options for additional subjects. Choices include Art, Computing, Dance, Drama, Latin, Music and Physical Education. All girls take part in 2 hours of non-examined sport, fitness and dance.


Assessment

In order to ensure that every girl acquires the knowledge, understanding and skills that she needs to successful in her GCSEs and beyond, rigorous and regular assessment is at the heart of HAB teachers’ work. 

Homework, Exercise Books and Tests

Each girl is set homework at least once per week for every subject and it is often more so that she can make rapid progress.  Parents and carers can see what homework their daughter has been set by checking her homework diary.  We expect them to do this each evening and to sign to show that they have.

Girls’ exercise books contain marking sheets on which teachers will write judgements about a key piece of work each fortnight.  The sheets identify the particular knowledge, understanding and skills that the piece of work develops: it is a vital piece of home-school communication about girls’ progress.

In the penultimate week of each half term, girls sit tests or other assessment tasks in each subject.  The first test of each term is used to design interventions that will help her improve on any weak areas of knowledge, understanding or skills.  The second test of each term is used to formally measure her progress and is reported to parents and carers.

Reports to Parents and Carers

Parents and carers will receive three reports per year (one at the end of each term) about their daughters' progress. Regardless of the year group that she is in, these will show what her Most Likely Grade (MLG) will be at the end of Year 11 if she carries on making progress at the same rate.

In accordance with Government changes, for 2016-2017:

  • Year 11 MLGs will be numbers in the range 9 to 1 for English and Mathematics, with letters in the range A* to G for all other subjects.
  • Year 8 to Year 10 MLGs will be numbers in the range 9 to 1 for all subjects.

HAB staff will give parents and carers more information about MLGs at their termly Progress Days.

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