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23/06/17

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23/06/17

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Harris Academy Upper Norwood- end of an era celebration https://t.co/OziwMsU7Ab

22/06/17

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22/06/17

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is looking for a Lead Science Technician. Apply now https://t.co/rD8s2UVgo5 https://t.co/x3o9IkrNQD

22/06/17

Year 6 parents excited about their first glimpse of their cohort at Harris Academy South Norwood https://t.co/DAPsz0ia2F

19/06/17

Brilliant Sportsday! Congratulations to all our competitors and the winning hub CV! Hope you all had as much fun as Mr George https://t.co/j9VMGNQAU7

19/06/17

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Year 7 girls winning the 7 a side football tournament! https://t.co/U2FQo0rSfC

19/06/17

29C again tomorrow. Students should remember to bring water to school tomorrow and jumpers should not be worn. Keep cool. https://t.co/doLD88f6nX

19/06/17

Y7s comfortably beat rivals Archbishop Tenison's. This team is blessed with brilliant pace and footwork #🔥 https://t.co/NiUTW9u3pQ

19/06/17

Year 7 girls winning the 7 a side football tournament! https://t.co/U2FQo0rSfC

19/06/17

Outstanding solo try by Kyle-Luke in the Year 9s tour win over Q3 Academy #🔥 https://t.co/ORKmSZp9rK

19/06/17

Special thanks to for giving our GCSE PE students some new sporting experiences. https://t.co/BXv41enAik

19/06/17

Our team got on the pitch before the St Helens v Wigan game too! Thanks to for hosting us. https://t.co/6jInHEErxU

19/06/17

Thanks to for hosting. Both teams represented their academies brilliantly, good sportsmanship all round. https://t.co/z75hL6hxQD

19/06/17

Year 7s have made real progress in recent weeks and are becoming a strong team https://t.co/DFwgKFdurA

19/06/17

Sky Sports Workshop for the Talent ID Students on goal setting for the future! https://t.co/bia3N1IcbL

19/06/17

Showtime at Sadler's Wells Theatre https://t.co/ubksInV4db

19/06/17

Year 7 students excited to watch Ghost Dances at Sadler's Wells Theatre https://t.co/ITEJqTx2pM

19/06/17

Amazing performance this weekend. Joining forces with HCACP, Crystal Palace Community Choir and the London Mozart Players. https://t.co/2LjgCePfHf

16/06/17

A few members of our choir singing for the residents of The Manse care home. They make us feel so welcome. https://t.co/4NIvrbnKQi

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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“We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology” - Carl Sagan

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Why study science?

  • How does your mobile phone work? 
  • What keeps the Moon in the sky? 
  • Where will Earth’s seven billion inhabitants get their food and energy in the future? 

In your next three years learning Science at HASN you will develop the thinking skills needed to answer these questions, and more.  Science is the most fundamental subject there is, covering every aspect of our lives whether we realize it or not. You will be part of the revolution in understanding why things are the way they are.

 

At HASN you can follow one of two different pathways:

The majority of study will study GCSE Combined Science: Trilogy worth two GCSEs.

  • There are six papers: two biology, two chemistry and two physics.
  • Each of the papers will assess knowledge and understanding from distinct topic areas.
  • Each exam is 1 hour 15 minutes and is worth 70 marks.
  • The question style includes multiple choice, structured, closed short answer, and open response.

Those students who have shown great strength in science and who are considering A level Science in the future will study the three separate sciences at GCSE (Biology, Chemistry and Physics).

  • There are six papers: two biology, two chemistry and two physics.
  • Each of the papers will assess knowledge and understanding from distinct topic areas.
  • Each exam is 1 hour 45 minutes and is worth 100 marks.
  • The question style includes multiple choice, structured, closed short answer, and open response.

 

Example of topics covered

Biology

  • Cell biology
  • Organisation
  • Infection and response
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis and response
  • nheritance, variation and evolution
  • Ecology

Chemistry

  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
  • Quantitative chemistry
  • Chemical changes
  • Energy changes
  • The rate and extent of chemical change
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical analysis
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Using resources

Physics

  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Particle model of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Forces
  • Waves
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism

 

Future Pathways

An understanding of science is needed for many careers :
Medicine, nursing, dentistry, telecommunication, car manufacturing, engineering, electrician, building, plumbing, veterinary science, teaching, hair and beauty, marine biology, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, forensic science, food science and many more!

 

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