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12/01/22

Retweetd From Dame Rachel de Souza

Great to speak with the students of about their hopes & thoughts around returning to school on Thankyou to & HT Sam for inviting us. https://t.co/67kKfhw4Od

23/12/21

Virtual Christmas Concert 2021 - our weekly talented students performing their own take on Santa Baby! https://t.co/hNP0MH4owa

23/12/21

Virtual Christmas Concert 2021 Highlights - First up The Sixth Form Band performing Fleetwood Mac https://t.co/zJpMVDATTn

03/12/21

Read all about our Sixth Formers exciting performance at Mansion House last week! https://t.co/f8HFhLwf6C

01/12/21

Our choir had a fabulous time performing at this morning. What a warm and receptive audience! https://t.co/WOmmuig3Ol

23/11/21

We hope we did your show justice!! Next stop for this ensemble is the Noel Coward Theatre to see and co performing!

23/11/21

We so enjoyed representing and at the Lord Mayor's Appeal Impact Reception! What an amazing opportunity and experience for our students!

23/11/21

This evening four of our Sixth Form performed at Mansion House for 300 guests.including The Lord Mayor and Prince Edward!!!!! And they were outstanding. https://t.co/wEBBuketjD

19/11/21

A great day of fundraising at HASN to support a fantastic cause! https://t.co/caPYlfMeLP

15/11/21

Another fantastic trip to The last week for The Beauty of Ballet performed by the . Year 7, 9 & 10 students loved their evening of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev! https://t.co/o11iavIKPV

15/11/21

Today we welcomed year 5's from to our Clocktower site for a DT Workshop. Look at the fantastic Spinners they created! https://t.co/4ZAibe21rS

11/11/21

Today at 11am our Academy fell silent to mark Remembrance day. We will remember them. https://t.co/kYjpp9hPhY

12/10/21

What a phenomenal first result of the season for our Kinetic Harris Academy South Norwood team against Harris Purley! Congrats to all involved! https://t.co/LygwqfO5jK

04/10/21

Our beautiful library display is one of many many ways we are celebrating Black History Month this October. We kicked off our celebration in tutor time this morning with a lovely introduction from Ms Powell & Mr Horton https://t.co/rVFjtzFxUj

27/09/21

Can't wait to meet so many new students and parents on Wednesday night! https://t.co/fVVzt0VrBA

12/08/21

Further details of some of our hard-working students on our website. Congrats all! https://t.co/NQase3CphJ https://t.co/HM2AUOst8K

12/08/21

See more great photos from today on our website https://t.co/Ow90zlrtEu https://t.co/S2a4p2KFdZ

12/08/21

The end of another outstanding results day. Congratulations to all our students who received the results they've worked so hard for! https://t.co/CaHomRCiXo

10/08/21

And yet more!! https://t.co/VN6QpaokxJ

10/08/21

More amazing results to celebrate! https://t.co/zTfV5yOkCq

Harris Academies
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PSHE & SRE

 

Personal Development Curriculum at Clocktower

Tutor, Assembly, PSHE and Careers 

Relationships & Sex Education

Creating Scholars, Citizens & Ambassadors 

Our curriculum challenges us to explore fundamental truths about the human condition and the physical world, enabling us to see beyond the immediate context of our lives and become the best version of themselves we can be: turning mirrors into windows. Our tutor and assembly programmes are a fundamental way in which seek to accomplish this vision. 

Values encompassed within the Personal Development Programme:  

  1. Academy Values: Scholars, citizens and ambassadors.  
    1. Discipline, Resilience, Kindness, Gratitude, Pride and Service. 
  2. British Values/Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural (SMSC) 
  3. Personal Social Health & Economic Education (PSHE)/ – Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) 
  4. Careers/Work Related Learning (WRL) and economic wellbeing 
  5. The Brain and learning 
  6. Students play a central role 

 

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Tutor 

Tutor 

Social Personal Health Economic Relationships Education 

Tutor time daily schedule 

Year & Site 

Monday 

Tuesday 

Wednesday 

Thursday 

Friday 

7 Clocktower 

Spelling Test 

Assembly 

SPHERE 

First Chapter Thursday 

SPHERE 

8 Clocktower 

Spelling Test 

SPHERE 

Assembly 

First Chapter Thursday 

SPHERE 

9 Clocktower 

Spelling Test 

SPHERE 

SPHERE

First Chapter Thursday 

Assembly 

10 Clocktower 

Assembly 

Or SPHERE 

 

 

 

SPHERE 

11 Clocktower 

Assembly 

Or SPHERE 

 

 

 

SPHERE 

12  

Clocktower 

 

UCAS/Careers 

SPHERE 

Assembly 

 

 

Tier-Two Word tests – Morphology Monday 

Morphology Monday builds on the Academy's focus on explicit vocabulary instruction within our tutor literacy programme. Throughout the year, students will focus on the history of language, with a core focus on etymology, morphology from our words that are derived Greek, Latin, and Indian languages. This will then culminate in a ten-word spelling test, using the root word learnt that tutor time.  

 

Literacy – First Chapter Thursday

First Chapter Thursday is about nurturing a genuine love for reading, building tutor community, exposing students to a diverse range of authors and texts, strengthening our students reading skills and listening comprehension. There is a high correlation between reading comprehension and listening comprehension, which means that students can gain all the benefits from independent reading by listening to the words being read aloud instead (Bell and Perfetti 1994). Each week, we would like to give every student the opportunity to experience a new story through their tutor reading aloud the first chapter. We hope that not only will every student’s reading comprehension improve, 

but through exposing them to complete stories, read with passion and enthusiasm each week, we will inspire them to seek new reading opportunities independently.


Tutor - PSHE

SPHERE Sessions 

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Social Personal Health Economic Relationships Education 

There Sphere programme during tutor time aims to provide students with the following: 

  1. Academy Values: Scholars, citizens and ambassadors.  
    1. Discipline, Resilience, Kindness, Gratitude, Pride and Service. 
  1. British Values/Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural (SMSC) 
  2. Personal Social Health & Economic Education (PSHE)/ – Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) 
  3. Careers/Work Related Learning (WRL) and economic wellbeing 
  4. The Brain and learning 
  5. Students play a central role 

 

Flexibility will be required throughout the year as needs will arise from news stories and issues that affect our students and therefore this Tutorial Programme timetable is a working document.  

Tutor Time in the Sixth Form 

Year 12 tutor’s will follow a 3 day programme similar to that in lower school with a particular focus on: 

  • Careers 
  • Work Experience 
  • Independent Study 
  • The psychology of learning 
  • UCAS 
  • SPHERE 

The Sixth Form Programme is more flexible than KS4 & KS5 and joins in with whole school celebrations or events. 

 

Assemblies

Assembly Rota 

Day 

Clocktower – In the MFH 

Monday 

Year 10/11 PM Alternate weeks 

Tuesday  

Year 7 

Wednesday  

Year 8 

Thursday 

Year 12 

Friday 

Year 9 

 Assemblies are thought-provoking and encourage students on the moral, social, religious, spiritual and health related issues that affect their lives.  

Assembly themes are based on the Values of the Personal Development Programme and are designed to integrate with the SPHERE programme. Assembly themes will also be based on significant cultural events and landmarks throughout the year such as Remembrance Day or World Book Day

Assemblies are delivered by Middle & Senior leaders and will be supported/attended by HOY's and year group AP’s. 

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Relationships and Sex Education

 

  • The aim of RSE is to give young people the information they need to help them develop healthy, nurturing relationships of all kinds, not just intimate relationships. It should enable them to know what a healthy relationship looks like and what makes a good friend, a good colleague and a successful marriage or other type of committed relationship. It should also cover contraception, developing intimate relationships and resisting pressure to have sex (and not applying pressure). It should teach what is acceptable and unacceptable behaviour in relationships.
  • This will help pupils understand the positive effects that good relationships have on their mental wellbeing, identify when relationships are not right and understand how such situations can be managed.

 

Our RSE curriculum AIMS

  • Delivers lessons where pupils feel safe and encourages participation by using a variety of teaching approaches with opportunities to develop critical thinking and relationship skills
  • Is taught by staff regularly trained in RSE and PSHE (with expert visitors invited in to enhance and supplement the programme where appropriate)
  • Is based on reliable sources of information, including about the law and legal rights, and distinguishes between fact and opinion
  • Promotes safe, equal, caring and enjoyable relationships and discusses real-life issues appropriate to the age and stage of pupils, including friendships, families, consent, relationship abuse, sexual exploitation and safe relationships online
  • Gives a positive view of human sexuality, with honest and medically accurate information, so that pupils can learn about their bodies and sexual and reproductive health in ways that are appropriate to their age and maturity
  • Gives pupils opportunities to reflect on values and influences (such as from peers, media, faith and culture) that may shape their attitudes to relationships and sex, and nurtures respect for different views.

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We ensure that the curriculum meets the needs of all students

  • Fosters gender equality and LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) equality and challenges all forms of discrimination in RSE lessons and in every-day school life
  • Meets the needs of all pupils with their diverse experiences - including those with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Seeks pupils’ views about RSE so that teaching can be made relevant to their real lives and assessed and adapted as their needs change

 

Page Downloads

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Assemblies Tutor Plan 03rd Dec 2021 Download
Relationships and sex education at Harris Clocktower 17th Dec 2021 Download
RSE poster We are comitted 30th Nov 2021 Download
RSE secondary schools guide for parents 30th Nov 2021 Download
SRE in the curriculum LTP 2021 2022 29th Nov 2021 Download