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24/03/17

Amazing afternoon at Rosslyn Park 7s. Big win after some special coaching from legend .… https://t.co/uDDz4Z4wOZ

23/03/17

Thanks to coming in to teach our TalentID students about fitness and nutrition. https://t.co/ZXxQpBEIvD

23/03/17

Students attending Athletics training on Tuesday evening. Training to improve track & field.… https://t.co/SIgRaYwZY6

23/03/17

Yr 7 Girls coming 4th in a Croydon League Netball tournament out of 13 schools. Top work ladies! https://t.co/83AK7NMdl8

23/03/17

Yr 10 GCSE students began their path to becoming Sports Leaders today as they started studying for the Game Force A… https://t.co/NiAayNtBaW

23/03/17

Girls athletics training has commenced with a record number of 40 girls attending training! Wednesdays @ HASN… https://t.co/TiiERlygJ5

17/03/17

Our boys beat Oxford 2-1. A great attitude shown by all with Nathan scoring the winner! https://t.co/0y3opX18Y1

17/03/17

Great day out in Portsmouth with the Norwood Talent ID Footballers. Training, meeting the 1st Team Squad and seeing… https://t.co/syqjPdlJH6

17/03/17

Y9 boys are in the Federation Football Finals after a 5-4 win at Beckenham https://t.co/1Lc0x00EuC

17/03/17

The boys at Burgess Park BMX track, Norwood ID Programme allowing pupils to sample a variety of different sports… https://t.co/Bh6kFLw8ls

17/03/17

The girls on the Norwood Talent ID Programme learning how to race BMX https://t.co/edZxQ9rq5N

17/03/17

Patrick on the ball before scoring one of his 3 goals in the 6-2 cup quarter final win for the Year 10 Boys over Ha… https://t.co/6vDtaXvXQI

16/03/17

Harris students had a very exciting and productive day creating the BBC School Report Video 2017. Click here… https://t.co/MBJykTO5nY

15/03/17

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The sun is out and year 5 are enjoying their early morning Basketball session thanks Harris Academy South Norwood.… https://t.co/056paGm2nq

15/03/17

Thanks to for delivering the session 'Interview Success' to our Year 12s - a great job by Evelina,… https://t.co/aEXcdnOfby

14/03/17

Great catch from Joel, one for the future and https://t.co/vW6c5tZepe

14/03/17

Big thanks to coming down to teach our pupils about Ultimate Frisbee. https://t.co/6GmlbTUyPZ

09/03/17

Year 8 Boys secure a strong win against Oasis Coulsdon. Goals from Edison, Donnell, Russell and Benedict in the 4-2… https://t.co/APt0XYFkM7

09/03/17

Big win for Y9 against St Joseph's. The boys are top of the league, thanks to a goal from Luca and another clean sh… https://t.co/M4ou8iN9TS

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.

Science

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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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