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17 weeks in, 6000+ meals, care parcels of masks, sanitisers, little snacks & really strong relationships made through our food network at for all your help ❤️Lisa


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So !


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Enjoyed making this little lockdown vid w the school band for our virtual graduation! 🎶🙌💖 Mixing phone audio was interesting. 🤓


See a letter about Sept arrangements for our new Year 7s at this link Details of Sept arrangements for Years 8-13 are at this link Thank you.


A massive THANK YOU to all our students, parents and staff for your support over the past few difficult months. We hope you all have a great summer and really look foward to seeing you all again in Sept! 🙂


Watch the HAB Band perform 'Valerie' for our Class of 2020 Year 11 Leavers!


"Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Curious." Here's a special video message to our Class of 2020 Year 11 leavers from your teachers!


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Hi all keep an eye out for you Preparation Work for September. You will provided this in all your subjects. Check on Teams and on the school website!


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An opportunity not to be missed 🙌🏽🙌🏾💪🏾💪🏼👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍🚀👩🏽‍🔬


Tara in Year 7 has made these lovely dolls in our academy colours to be our lockdown mascots. We’re naming them Dollinkas, or little dolls. Thanks Tara! We think they are really sweet :-)


A video message to our wonderful Year 13s as they embark on the next stage of their journey... we will miss you loads. of you, always.


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with brush pen:


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7, 8 and 9 with pencil:


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Today's will be the last tutorial for this term. How time flies!


The charity has created a great series of FREE online mini-modules to help mums develop their tech skills over the summer. You'll find modules on getting started with the internet, email, safety online, social media, and more. Have a look!


The National Literacy Trust has just announced their amazing Words for Work internship programme with Lancome, Great Portland Estates and Pwc! This experience will make your CVs and UCAS applications stand out from the crowd. Apply today!


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A great site to encourage our A-Level students to be informed of Hispanic current affairs. All summarised in just a minute and updated every hour!


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Right ... you can do this! - you've got 2 days!


Hello Year 6! If you are starting Year 7 at Harris Academy Bermondsey in September you can now watch a five-minute video tour of the school here. Let Dr Hay be your guide!

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The History curriculum at HAB has been carefully designed to ensure students gain:

  • A strong sense of historical period, historical figures, trends, contexts and events engendered through a largely chronological approach to the curriculum
  • The ability to retain a substantial body of knowledge. This will partly be achieved through pedagogical techniques such as 'low-stakes testing' of key facts. However, it will also be achieved by careful, cumulative curricular thinking in order to develop students’ understanding and add accuracy, depth and complexity to key historical concepts such as ‘democracy’ or ‘power’. For example, students who are introduced to ancient versions of democracy later look at the lack of democracy leading to the War of the Three Kingdoms, and add further nuance by looking at protest groups such as the Chartists and women’s suffrage.
  • A disciplinary knowledge of history where students understand the subject-specific language historians use. This will help them discuss concepts such as causation or change over time, and feel that by studying history they are joining communities of hsitorians. They will learn to work like a historian by examining sources of evidence and become familiar with historical arguments and interpretations.

This approach will ensure students develop and retain a rich, deep and wide knowledge of the past. Their history education will contribute to their possession of powerful knowledge that welcomes them into the academic discipline of History but also helps students become ‘culturally literate’.

A key aim of the HAB History curriculum is to challenge and re-examine traditional narratives, and give students the opportunity to learn about histories other than the traditional canon of British historical education. The curriculum is therefore a vehicle to promote social justice and the common values of diversity, tolerance, equality and democracy.

Students will study histories that are both represenative and diverse. History education will provide HAB students with the contextual understanding to be prepared for participation in a modern, democratic society, whilst also meaning that they move beyond their own experience and challenge what they know through the rigorous examination of historical evidence.

The curiculum will also prepare students to communicate and debate effectively in a variety of ways, primarily verbally, and also write longer written answers that evaluate, judge and argue key historical issues. Our subject specialist team will consistently and regularly review what is being taught and how to guarantee that our students have access to the most reliable knowledge, through teachers’ ongoing dialogue with universities, research and subject associations.

Medium-term plans (MTPs) for all years can be downloaded below.