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Our latest newsletter is now available on our website, covering a busy Half Term 5!


Congratulations to our four Sixth Form students who successfully secured IGY Scholarships! 🎉Your commitment to innovation and academic excellence mirrors the pioneering spirit of the world's greatest innovators. We can't wait to see the great things you achieve! 🌟 🎓


📚 Exam Season Has Begun! 📚We want to wish all students the very best in their exams. As you continue on this journey, embrace your potential and show the world what you're capable of. We are proud of each one of you! ⭐#ExamSeason


Coding Club's using Minecraft to teach programming at the moment - excellent turnout today as they write code to create a castle


Great parent session with GamCare this evening looking at the complexities of gaming and gambling for our young people. One parent said “really appreciate you offering this session: makes it easier for us parents navigating the complexity of these matters”


Our Student Ambassadors have proudly participated in The Diana Award's Anti-bullying Programme today, demonstrating their commitment to foster a kinder, safer and more inclusive community. 🌟 A huge thank you to The Beaulieu Park School for being such great hosts!


🎉 What a fantastic Eid Celebration Event we had today! A massive thank you to everyone who joined us, creating a truly joyful atmosphere and warm community spirit. A special thanks to Unitas Communications for their generous contribution. 🌟#EidAlFitr2024


We begin our community celebrations Eid Mubarak!


Recruiting now! HATO prioritises excellent behaviour systems, so that teachers have the freedom to teach. Check out the positions available below. Deadline 11/04/24


It was great to welcome families of Year 13 vocational students to the academy tonight to outline the roadmap of the crucial last few weeks of coursework and exams. Nearly there!


From dawn's first whistle to noon's vibrant buzz, our HASJW girls embody the football dream! 🏆 Today showcased skillful dribbles & thrilling goals ⚽


We were lucky to hear from lots of inspirational women, and the careers panel and tour were a great chance to hear the backgrounds of those working in tech and their advice for our girls. It has given them lots of motivation - thanks to all who made it a special day! (4/4)


...We then had a chance to try some of the exciting tech that Microsoft are developing, such as generative AI coding tools and augmented reality headsets. Minecraft was even used to teach about responsible AI! 💻🎮 (3/4)


We started with an inspirational speech by , which highlighted some remarkable innovations by women that were not given due credit in their time. The current stats are still sobering - yet the optimism in the talk really motivated our girls and set up the day (2/4)


Rise and shine! 🌟 The HASJW Girls are out on the field, kicking off their day with a football session before school. Passion, dedication, and drive in every move. Here's to breaking barriers and making every goal count! ⚽️


Proud to support our sister school and the Headteacher of Primary Emily Smith. Please do sign up, every little helps.


Our Year 12 and 13 IT students were very lucky to get to spend today at the legendary . We had a tour of Lord's, learned about The Hundred's digital marketing strategy, and did a rebranding exercise. Thanks to for making it happen!🏏


Today's the first day of mock exams for our Year 11 cohort. Plenty of flash cards being swapped at lunch and friends testing each other on the content - really good to see. Tomorrow is English Lan, DT, and Biology! ✏️ 🎓


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We've been shortlisted in the Trust Collaboration category in the MAT Excellence Awards for our partnership with the , encompassing all curriculum subjects across all 32 secondary schools!Watch our video case studies:

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Aims of the Curriculum
At key stage 3 the curriculum aims for students to build on the knowledge and understanding, skills, attributes, and values they have acquired and developed during primary school.

The PSHRE curriculum (including statutory RSE) at Harris Academy acknowledges and addresses the changes that young people experience, beginning with transition to secondary school, the challenges of adolescence and their increasing independence. It teaches the knowledge and skills which will equip them for the opportunities and challenges of life.
Students learn to manage diverse relationships, their online lives, and the increasing influence of peers and the media. The curriculum is taught in a spiral approach so that students build on their learning year on year.

The core themes are:
Core Theme 1: Rights, Responsibilities, and British Values
Core Theme 2: Celebrating Diversity and Equality
Core Theme 3: Relationships and Sex Education
Core Theme 4: Staying Safe Online and Offline
Core Theme 5: Health and Wellbeing
Core Theme 6: Careers and Life beyond School

At key stage 4, students deepen their knowledge and understanding, extend and rehearse skills, and further explore attitudes, values and attributes acquired during key stage 3.                                         

How PSHRE is taught?
In KS3 PSHE is taught in a discrete lesson, with each year group having one lesson of PSHRE per week, taught by a PSHRE teacher. The tutorial Programme also complements PSHRE, through the delivery of character education and delivering key aspects of SMSC and protected characteristics. We also deliver workshops and assemblies to further deepen and embed our young people’s knowledge and understanding.

At KS4 and KS5 PSHRE it is taught through Drop Down Sessions, tutor time, a careers programme, workshops, and assemblies.

The PSHRE curriculum underpins the DfE’s requirement to promote British Values. At Harris Academy St Johns Wood, we recognise the multi-cultural, multi-faith and ever-changing nature of the UK.  We also understand the vital role we have in ensuring individuals are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to influence them unduly, or illegally.  At Harris Academy we educate students to and follow equal opportunities guidance to guarantee there will be no discrimination against an individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status.

The five key British Values of democracy, rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect, and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs are underpinned by the school values which are throughout all elements of the curriculum but none more so than through assemblies and PSHRE where we, through the ‘Careers and Life beyond school’ strand prepare students for life beyond the formal, examined curriculum ensuring that we promote and reinforce British Values to all of our students.

PSHRE Curriculum Overview