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17/04/18

The Trampoline Team thoroughly enjoyed meeting Olympic silver medalist in trampolining from the Rio 2016 Games. They were inspired to hear what it takes to become a history making Olympic athlete and to hold a real Olympic medal! https://t.co/8dTjsWKjIK

17/04/18

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15/04/18

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Teacher of Spanish required https://t.co/iZKRUlNFTd

15/04/18

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Teacher of ICT/ Computer Science required at https://t.co/WBAAC57f8M

15/04/18

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Teacher of Economics (KS4 and KS5) required https://t.co/A8G51Ji97u

05/04/18

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Head of KS5 Maths required at https://t.co/zemKF6xpQp

05/04/18

Ms Landman & Principal Ms Cumberbatch's latest newsletter from China https://t.co/ZnoGhpOWeY

05/04/18

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Lead Practitioner of English required at https://t.co/AK26L2MlGt

04/04/18

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31/03/18

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Senior Leaders spend the Saturday cycling the ancient Xi’an city wall before the terracotta warriors tomorrow and lots of school visits on Monday and Tuesday. https://t.co/3hc4CP56Ha

31/03/18

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Do you love pure Maths or Physics? I need someone to lead my top mathematics classes post 16. Large Sixth Form cohort, ambitious students, ambitious school. 13 mins from London Bridge https://t.co/SjwKz5o76x https://t.co/Ks4L4ef5TA

31/03/18

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Job hunting? is hiring https://t.co/vmhVG1nliN https://t.co/xKpx8VdW08

31/03/18

We are looking to continue to expand our commitment to theatre arts & drama education. If you would like to work with children & lead the vision for drama in South London ask here. We are 13 mins from London Bridge & 4 minutes from Croydon East station.

31/03/18

Revision so critical during this Easter break. It's make or break time for many. The hours you put into your rehearsals & revision will pay off. June/July holidays v close. Good luck to all Year 11 & 13 https://t.co/dKCQQJ7RET

30/03/18

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A great first day visiting 2 schools with our senior delegation of representatives from and . https://t.co/lYLdGqg0jY

30/03/18

Ms Landman, Head of Academy, represents our school today at Xi'an Aizhi Middle School, China. Formalising our partnership with signing of memorandum of understanding https://t.co/sV8J1rTmzS

29/03/18

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Is this your favourite work of art? If so I want you to come and work with me to help share the beauty of high culture and low. Your next adventure ? https://t.co/7bzqfSKeeLhttps://t.co/vi2xA4iiCH

29/03/18

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More Than Able showcase 27th. Our ambassadors and students of Harris Academy speaking out against Special thanks to Cllr. , Executive Principal Mr. Soars and staff and deputy youth mayor https://t.co/NVyk9owaz4 https://t.co/yZ5AMt84si

29/03/18

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Are you a coding evangelist? Live near London Bridge? Take a look at your next adventure... https://t.co/i5gGoeBWC1 https://t.co/E58gwfOb7W

28/03/18

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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.

British Values

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The academy supports and delivers a firm commitment to developing and upholding British Values. 

Democracy

We have our own Student Council made of up of elected Form reps, a Student Leadership Group as well as elected Head Boy and Head Girl. Students are taught in a variety of ways including tutor time, assemblies and in subject specific content about the importance of democracy.

The Rule of Law

The importance of Laws, whether they be those that govern the class, the academy or the country, are consistently reinforced throughout all aspects of academy life. Students and parents are taught the value and reasons behind our rules, that they govern and protect us, the responsibilities that this involves and the consequences when laws are broken. We have talks from the Community Police Office team to students on the rule of law.

Individual Liberty

Students are actively encouraged to make choices, knowing that they are in a safe and supportive environment. We educate and provide boundaries for students to make choices safely, through provision of a safe environment and empowering education.  Students are encouraged to know, understand and exercise their rights and personal freedoms and advised how to exercise these safely, for example through our E-Safety and tutor lessons. Whether it be through choice of learning challenge, of how they record, of participation in our extra-curricular clubs and opportunities, pupils are given the freedom to make choices.

Mutual respect and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

South and Upper Norwood are situated in an area which is greatly culturally diverse and we place a great emphasis on promoting diversity with the student and staff body. Our RE, assemblies and tutor teaching reinforce this. Members of different faiths or religions are encouraged to share their knowledge to enhance learning within classes.

Curriculum

Within the wider curriculum and its delivery we expect all students irrespective of gender, ethnic origin or beliefs:

  • To participate in PE lessons. In Years 7, 8 and 9 on the South Norwood site, there is mixed gender teaching
  • PE lessons in Years 10 and 11 are taught in single sex classes
  • Female students in all years can be taught by a male PE teachers
  • All students are expected to take part in PE, Art, Music and Drama lessons
  • Students will be taught in mixed gender groups in all other subject
  • To participate in wider activities and discussions, for example, during tutor time, that uphold British values
  • To show tolerance of different faiths and beliefs, including Christianity.

Radicalisation and Extremism

The academy believes and actively supports the view that all students should be protected from radicalisation and extremism. Our approach to this is in line with the Government’s CONTEST strategy (the counter terrorist strategy) and PREVENT (stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism).

Radicalisation is the process by which people come to support terrorism and extremism, and in some, cases participate in terrorist groups. Extremism is the vocal or active opposition to the fundamental British values in bullet points above.

Our 100% commitment to safeguarding student welfare means we are vigilant to monitoring vulnerability to radicalisation including:

  • Family tensions
  • Sense of isolation
  • Migration
  • Distance from cultural heritage
  • Experience of racism or discrimination
  • Feeling of failure

Any concerns must be reported to the Designated Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Robinson on the South Norwood site and Mrs Rowe, on the Upper Norwood site who will make a referral using the “Channel” referral form.

A cross-curricular approach

We deliver a cross curricular approach to the delivery of SMSC, including British Values

  • via current affairs – a 20 minute discussion session once a week centred on a topic in the news such as Extremism
  • via assemblies – a 15 session once a week centred on a theme that links to British Values, for example, Human Rights and Freedom
  • via FLICKS (Faith, Lifestyle, Inclusion, Culture, Knowledge and Society) - tutorial activities that encourage the exploration and application of British Values
  • via student leadership – actively voting in academy elections to elect posts of responsibility
  • via Religious Education – predominantly Christian but exploring beliefs and values of other faiths including multicultural celebrations.
  • In subjects where we map how other subjects deliver knowledge and understanding of key concepts that link to British Values.