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20/11/17

A lovely trip to the Royal Albert Hall this evening with our wonderful talented music and drama students. https://t.co/0CYXXDjw2r

17/11/17

Retweetd From London BMX

Great session at the track today with https://t.co/S2zOvPJuAK

17/11/17

Year 9 impromptu jam session in today’s break time. Music department always open. https://t.co/wBOEk9hRbt

16/11/17

Q - when did you begin using dual coding in your teaching Mr Caesar? "It came about through an organic way of seeing what worked"

16/11/17

Brian Caesar one of our 2 Lead Practitioners in science explains memory and learning to staff in our morning staff training - learning of ovaries, glands & hormones https://t.co/G6P4KAzJPx

16/11/17

Looking forward to it

15/11/17

Retweetd From What's On in Croydon

TODAY: Baby Driver (15) https://t.co/pF1JnoubHq

15/11/17

glad for Norwood to get a mention in such esteemed alumni https://t.co/HlMbmAS1ux

15/11/17

Always proud of Stormzy & https://t.co/HlMbmAS1ux

13/11/17

Continued community links. Our choir brightening up the morning at a local care home this morning. https://t.co/LqY98ZTZLH

10/11/17

10km walked, 10kgs each carried throughout and a group of very tired World Challengers. Please sponsor us for our Tanzania trip if you can: https://t.co/VDJtLCGYiw https://t.co/RYUNhi0f5q

10/11/17

Today we are proud to announce the names of our Golden Ticket winners for weeks 6 and 7 of the autumn term - Excellent work! https://t.co/1nftbumpVE

08/11/17

Sunset this afternoon during the Y7's remarkable comeback to beat an excellent team. Thanks for hosting #55-50 https://t.co/f3AbCHvBiq

08/11/17

Year 10 visited Imperial College today with Ms Wendt, Lead Practitioner for Mathematics - aiming to be the best as scholar, citizen and ambassador https://t.co/QyzrVXmBd7

08/11/17

Schools can be the key in breaking the cycle of mental health problems that face mothers and children during pregnancy and childbirth - Professor Louise Howard explains https://t.co/MkqgmgBJCu https://t.co/LB8YzQizwo

08/11/17

Executive Principal Nick Soar attending the today to hear Duchess of Cambridge speak of how to support mental health needs of young people https://t.co/xLVfZXUAzj https://t.co/w6Vajtr7hT

08/11/17

Student's work looking amazing at the CYAC Exhibition. https://t.co/xOpf1xvdBz

08/11/17

Retweetd From Soarpoints

"I'm Fine" Sensitive & upbeat chairing by as he introduces Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Regius Chair of Psychiatry KCL at the School Leaders' Forum - representing at this important conference in mental health https://t.co/XW61WNs37u

08/11/17

Students work ready for the CYAC Exhibition. Youth Arts takeover. https://t.co/HvmUPu5gJ2

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.

Literacy at Home

Welcome to the Literacy at home page.

As we come to the end of another successful year in the academy, we hope that you and our pupils are looking forward to an enjoyable summer. It is a time for relaxation, for play and for leisure activities, however, it is also a time when the evidence suggests that all pupils regress. Indeed, the evidence is startling.

If pupils do nothing educational over the summer holidays, they will, on average, lose two months’ worth of reading skills and one month’s worth of overall learning. Nationally, pupils make the least amount of progress between summer exams and their next set of assessments in the autumn and this is due to the summer break.

However, the good news is that the evidence also suggests that a mere two to three hours a week counters any regression. With this in mind, the teachers across the academy have provided all the students with subject pre-reading, subject spellings and recommended leisure reading for the summer. These resources can be found below.

Please take the time to read the resources, learn the spellings, and be inspired to read any of the suggested books, all of which will give you a real advantage for the new year and beyond!

Summer Pre-reading

Art

Art-Year-9-pre-reading.pdfArt-Year-10-pre-reading.pdfArt-Year-11-pre-reading.pdfArt-Year-12-and-13-A-Level-pre-reading.pdf

Drama

Drama-KS3-drama-techniques.pdfDrama-KS3-drama-techniques2.pdfDrama-KS4-GCSE-writing-in-drama.pdf

English

English-Year-7-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-8-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-9-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-10-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-11-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-12-Pre-Reading.pdfEnglish-Year-13-Pre-Reading.pdf

Geography

Geography-Pre-reading-Year-7-Geog-Poles.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-8-Geog-Rainforest.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-9-Geog-Distinctive-Landscape.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-10-Development.pdfGeography-Pre-reading-Year-11-Resource-Reliance.pdf

History

History-Year-7-8-summer-reading.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Hitler-Youth.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Hitlers-Promises.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Nazis-and-women.pdfHistory-Year-8-into-Year-9-Why-did-Hitler-Come-To-Power.pdfHistory-Year-9-into-Year-10-Pre-reading.pdf

Music

Music-Year-8-Reading.pdfMusic-Year-9-Theory.pdfMusic-Year-10-Ethnomusicology.pdfMusic-Year-10-Modern-Classical-Music.pdfMusic-Year-10-Popular-Music.pdfMusic-Year-10-Western-Classical.pdfMusic-Year-11-Haydn.pdfMusic-Year-11-The-Beatles.pdf

Religion & Philosophy

RSE-Yr-7-Summer-Reading.pdfRSE-Yr-8-reading-and-key-words.pdfRSE-Yr-9-11-Christianity-Summer-Reading.pdfRSE-Yr-9-11-Christianity-Summer-Reading2.pdfRSE-Yr-10-Peace-and-conflict-reading.pdfRSE-Yr-12-The-Design-Argument.pdf

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Summer Spellings

Art

Art-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Drama

Drama-Summer-Spelling.pdf

English

English-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Geography

Geography-Summer-Spelling.pdf

History

History-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Maths

Maths-Summer-Spelling.pdf

MFL - French

MFL-French-Summer-Spelling.pdf

MFL - Spanish

MFL-Spanish-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Music

Maths-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Science - Biology

Science-Biology-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Science - Chemistry

Science-Chemistry-Summer-Spelling.pdf

Science - Physics

Science-Physics-Summer-Spelling.pdf

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Summer Recommended Reads

Recommended-Reading-Summer-2017-Part-I.pdfRecommended-Reading-Summer-2017-Part-II.pdf