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Great to see our students taking part in this!


Today we said a (semi) farewell to our Year 13 Leavers!!!As they head off for half-term, Ms Bent and the 6F Leadership team held a leavers assembly for all Year 14 students. We are so proud of them & they are working so hard in this busy exam period! Well done Y13!


Great to have Rachel Harwood Alumni Manager, from the central team, to speak to our Year 13 Leavers today.


Today was the very first set of sessions for our L2 STEM Leadership programme! Mrs Mututa, is leading on the delivery and our Y12s are so excited to be planning their clubs for the


It’s a jam packed afternoon here! So many fantastic enrichment activities across the week, thanks to our amazing team! Here’s Gardening club, volleyball, girls football, all on a Friday afternoon in the sunshine ☀️ Have a wonderful weekend everyone!


Well done to all Year 11 today for sitting the first whole year group exam - Biology! A big well done to those who sat individual exams too - Psychology, Sociology, RS, & some community languages.A strong start to the series! We hope you all have a restful sunny weekend!


The latest dates for the Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) next series of Parent/Carer Webinars. Scan the QR codes to sign up.


What a fabulous day out for our students! They explored the grounds of the new HQ, met the team, and played in their brand new gifted kit! Thank you to everyone that made this happen! A day our students will always remember!


Today, a large group of our students head off to take part in the official launch of the and HQ and Community Centre. What an exciting day ahead! Thank you to the team for our invite!


Today we had the organisation in for workshops for all students across Y7, 8, 9, 10, and 12. A great day of interactive discussions around mental health health and wellbeing. Thank you to the team!


Good luck to all of our students who are performing at this evening's concert at the Camden. Final rehearsals were underway earlier today and the quality of music is excellent!


It’s been great to see how many students have signed up to Volleyball enrichment programme, with our new Coach Mr Nunes! Fantastic shots taken from yesterday’s after school session!


Eid Mubarak to our Muslim community of students and families! We wish you a wonderful Eid!


Happy Easter to our wonderful community! We wish you all a restful Easter weekend!


Well done everyone 💪


Well done everyone 💪


A huge congratulations to all of our students that took part in the bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition. In spite of the inclement weather, their perseverance throughout the expedition was truly inspiring.


Mr Manners kicks off this term’s Rewards and Celebrations Evening, along with our four Head Students!


Our Year 8s have been completing a project called My Croydon, exploring the history and amazing architecture in Croydon. They also looked at the work of local signwriter, Lionel Stanhope. See pictures below, completed for Homework. Well done Year 8!


Year 7 have been making their own imagined Dragon eye out of air drying clay. They have used their colour blending skills to add paint to show the scales

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Intervention and Support:

1. Bedrock Vocabulary: Our fantastic vocabulary learning system, provides students with online lessons to boost their word power. Students in Years 7-9 should be completing at least 2 online lessons per week, as part of their English homework. Please contact Ms. Robinson, if you have not yet received log-in details ( Remember you can download Bedrock for your phones and iPads, or you can access the desktop version.
2. Spellzone: We have chosen Spellzone to unlock the mystery of English spelling. It is a programme that adapts to all abilities and is available to all students 7-13.  Spellzone is an online learning platform that can be used on any internet connected PC, laptop or mobile device. Please contact your child’s form teacher, if you have not received their log-in details by the end of September.
3. All students Year 7 through 10 sit termly New Group Reading Tests (NGRT) to measure their reading skills against the national average. Data is used to track and monitor the impact of intervention, the progress made and the need for further screening in collaboration with the SEND and EAL team. 
4. Hackney Literacy: Students are screened using a battery of tests at our disposal.  Based on those scores we then assign interventions to Hackney Literacy depending on students’ area of need. Hackney Literacy is a group-based comprehension intervention using the Reciprocal Reading Strategy which ‘enables students to check that they understand the content of what they are reading, make inferences based on what they have read and improve their extended writing skills.’
5. Lexia PowerUp Literacy: We also use Lexia PowerUp Literacy for struggling readers who are at risk or several years behind their peers. Lexia PowerUp also  ‘accelerates literacy gains for students in grades 6–12 who are at risk of not meeting College- and Career-Ready Standards.’  The programme enables students to make multiple years of growth in a single academic year.
6. Sounds-Write is our quality first phonics intervention programme of choice at Harris Invictus. Its purpose is to provide us with a comprehensive system with which to teach reading, spelling and writing. The programme is acknowledged by the DFE as meeting all its criteria for an effective phonics teaching programme.