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14/12/17

A wonderful night this evening watching our cast of Matilda perform for . Thank you for hosting. https://t.co/oSiMhznGpX

14/12/17

Mr Soar enjoyed his Executive Principal's breakfast this morning with Year 11 - and this was just his plate https://t.co/3I4BwrmnAm

13/12/17

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Festive loveliness at the South site of https://t.co/K9iCL0Fpu9

13/12/17

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We're talking personal statements with at https://t.co/yr88eErdpx

13/12/17

Retweetd From London RL Foundation

Great to see getting some good press for their success in league Well done all esp ! https://t.co/IuUlFFP4cL

13/12/17

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Read about outstanding success in from south London champions ... https://t.co/tcFc2N9Pbd

13/12/17

Thank you to all for their help in providing superb Christmas Lunch for all our pupils at Harris South & Upper Norwood https://t.co/472qBEc4Z7

12/12/17

The famous Norwood Christmas Lunch from https://t.co/hEKvVrdbou

12/12/17

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Christmas Lunch for all!! https://t.co/LLhhfWS9ff

12/12/17

Gosh! Is it that old? Here's a lovely one from today of the students presenting their version of Dahl's Matilda https://t.co/MWxAiytB7U

12/12/17

Christmas Lunch for all!! https://t.co/LLhhfWS9ff

11/12/17

What do Ofsted say about the leadership & behaviour at HASN? https://t.co/CjzJLYvdQO "Pupil have deep understanding..." https://t.co/qIHAgbFn4F

10/12/17

We love working with to help our students hear from a range of influential people - this week it was hyper-fit Ed Warner https://t.co/UQEkydwjCp

10/12/17

Who is Ed Warner? Harris are passionate about sport & we hosted hyper-fit Ed Warner (organiser of London Athletics World Championships) this week https://t.co/dZvWbpUTWv https://t.co/zWaHFPHhNp

10/12/17

How does Harris Academy South Norwood approach energy & high caffeine drinks & children's diets https://t.co/9OUolGMoIx

08/12/17

Team PE supporting the Rainbow Laces campaign #🌈 https://t.co/m4e1i2IYxg

08/12/17

Retweetd From Louise Martin

A fantastic day ahead discussing all things | fantastic to hear Rachel Cranwell from on her career journey https://t.co/LcEAGVaKie

08/12/17

South Norwood Christmas festivities have begun https://t.co/06819OYkyR

07/12/17

Our Squad is ready and raring to go! Wish them luck... https://t.co/YeZ5vZWuAQ

06/12/17

A brilliant day, thanks and for organising. Well done to the girls and to Samiya for winning the "Sportsmanship Award" #🏆 https://t.co/C6gChy3xWf

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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