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14/07/21

Three lucky year 8's represented HASN (and Indonesia) brilliantly at the Federation climate change event last week! https://t.co/TsPv3FhHLB

10/07/21

Unfortunately beaten in today's final but our girls did us so so proud! Even beating Fulham en route to the final!! Thanks for a fantastic day. https://t.co/dB91mfasUL

10/07/21

Our girls just lining up for a final vs at the Football For Unity competition https://t.co/H1zzv39mr4

27/05/21

Today our MA science students experienced what world leading research looks like with PHD students at Imperial College London. They discussed Quantum Computers, particle physics, cement in nuclear power, and biological medicine!

17/05/21

Congrats to Salman and Sandra who have won Bronze IGY Scholarships to help pay for their University fees, a deserved and well-earned achievement!

05/05/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Covid catch-up: What will summer schools look like? spoke to , Exec Principal at and ⤵️ Read more here: https://t.co/H6ITTVOoz7 https://t.co/xAazp4G5X8

27/03/21

To celebrate here are some throwback shots from of some of the fantastic shows our Performing Arts Team have put on! https://t.co/6gxripB6Ve

25/03/21

Mr Smith, our Humanities Coordinator, treated his year 11 students to a game of Jeapordy during Year 11 Exam Preparation after-school today! https://t.co/4Tji5XL60c

21/03/21

Year 9 clubs - Choir, Spanish Media, RE & Greek Tragedy! Get involved this week. Speak to your form tutor for more details! https://t.co/5l9BK4k4LL

21/03/21

Chess, Chinese calligraphy, Keyboards & Geography club for year 8! Ask your form tutor for more details! https://t.co/2Zl9u0uLXk

21/03/21

It's enrichment club launch week at HASN! Check out these fantastic clubs for year 7 students! Ask your form tutor for more details! https://t.co/wEHPVtGyjh

17/03/21

We're very excited to share that the Runner-Up in the London regional competition of is one of our star media students Oreoluwa! Congratulations from everyone at https://t.co/JC4Ishlcyh

14/03/21

Some terrific examples of the great work happening in the art department this term! https://t.co/wkCyJFRhSE

11/03/21

Time to read the first edition of The Clocktower - the brand new newsletter of Harris Academy Clocktower! https://t.co/F4ldiEM9rz https://t.co/QUxojOJ2rY

10/03/21

Congratulations to all these students for topping the Hegarty Maths Spring Leaderboard https://t.co/i4h5vQhXKd

10/03/21

Congratulations to all of these students for topping the Bedrock Vocabulary leaderboard! https://t.co/jk1KVzqf08

08/03/21

Retweetd From Your Croydon

Good luck to all our pupils, teachers and staff who are back to school today! Have a great first day back and - here’s some of our young people sharing that message ❤️⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/AZWfKVK7EA

05/03/21

Huge numbers of students turned out to be tested these past two days. We cannot wait to have you all back with us properly on Monday (year 10-13) and Tuesday (all years)!

04/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Beulah Hill

‘Linguachef’ Cooking completion open to anyone in the Harris Academy Beulah Hill family... Students (past or present!), parents, staff, or local primaries? Ms Bonney fancies herself a pretty good cook; can you create an international dish to beat it? https://t.co/cosdH7ibBa https://t.co/ilySJp337S

03/03/21

Testing Station's and booths all laid out ready for aysmptomatic testing tomorrow! https://t.co/EvgVMuB0Zo

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Numeracy

Our aim at the Academy is to develop and extend the Numeracy of all students in every area of the curriculum so that they become increasingly competent in number skills, problem solving skills and handling data skills. All students should be given opportunities to extend their Numeracy skills in a wide range of different contexts across the curriculum, such that they can transfer these skills to other subject areas and into the world of work. We recognise that all staff are teachers of Numeracy.

Numeracy Policy can be found here

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What is Numeracy?

Numeracy is a proficiency, which is developed mainly in mathematics but also in other subjects. It is more than an ability to do basic arithmetic. It involves developing confidence and competence with numbers and measures. It requires understanding of the number system, a repertoire of mathematical techniques, and an ability to solve quantitative or spatial problems in a range of contexts. Numeracy also demands understanding of the ways in which data are gathered by:

  • counting and measuring
  • presented in graphs
  • diagrams
  • charts and tables.

We believe the development of numeracy skills is a basic entitlement for all pupils. Poor numeracy skills can hold back students’ progress, not just in Mathematics lessons, and can lower self-esteem. Improving these skills is a whole-academy matter.

Why is Numeracy important?

Everyone needs to be numerate to maximise their life chances and to make a positive contribution to society.

We want every student to reach a level of numeracy that allows them to follow the career or further education path of their choice when they leave us. We want them to reach a level of numeracy that enables them to realise their full potential and carry out day-to-day numerical tasks with ease.

Students at the academy experience numeracy in a range of subjects, not just Maths. From weighing ingredients in food technology to calculating average times in PE, all subjects aim to give students a grounding in numeracy.

Mathematics teaches us how to make sense of the world around us through developing a child’s ability to calculate, reason and solve problems. It enables children to understand and appreciate relationships and pattern in both number and space in their everyday lives.

Our Numeracy policy has been developed to inform both teachers and parents about strategies used for teaching key topics within the Mathematics Department.

Other departments and schools within the Academy use this policy to understand how topics are taught in Mathematics, meaning that the teaching of topics is more uniform and thus makes students  learning easier.

It is hoped that the use of the information provided in the links below will help you understand the way a number of key topics are taught to your children, making it easier for you to support them with their homework and, as a result, improve their progress.

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