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24/03/21

Please join us at 4pm today we have a 'Talk for parents on Mental Health' on the 24th March from 4-5pm by Celina Grant – Mental Health Nurse and Wellbeing Consultant. https://t.co/5eOs1lXtmi

22/03/21

After a successful testing programme at school students should now be completing their lateral flow tests at home. Please see link for guidance. https://t.co/UfnujLkesR

18/03/21

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Talk for parents on Mental Health on the 24th March from 4-5pm by Celina Grant – Mental Health Nurse and Wellbeing Consultant https://t.co/5eOs1lFRXI

18/03/21

We are delighted to have been loaned these masks from the Handling Collection , including Sowei mask, Gelede helmet mask & Walu mask. Year 8 students will be so excited to see the masks they have been learning about during online learning. https://t.co/Cf7A3LJCng

12/03/21

Our final day! After our talk in Pharmaceuticals yesterday by Ms Pang and Wednesday's Aeronautics session by Mr Tinago, today's speaker Ms Mckenzie, a Nurse working in mental health! Invictus students & staff can access the session from 4 pm via Teams! https://t.co/jtzS9FVDDY

11/03/21

Talk for parents on Mental Health on the 24th March from 4-5pm by Celina Grant – Mental Health Nurse and Wellbeing Consultant https://t.co/5eOs1lFRXI

09/03/21

Today's second speaker is Steven Markham and he will be taking the virtual stage at 4 pm! He will be discussing his work and career as an automotive engineer! Invictus students & staff can access the session from 4 pm via their Teams! Join us for today's Q&A! https://t.co/av5V9bYw5w

08/03/21

Today is the first of our sessions with Navaratnam Partheeban, a British Farm Vetenarian and co-founder of the British Veterinary Ethnicity & Diversity Society! Invictus students & staff can access the session from 4 pm via their Teams! Join us for a Q&A! https://t.co/zOeBQhhDJX

08/03/21

It was great to see our students back to the Academy for their first COVID test - 85% of Year 11 students tested. Keeping our community safe. https://t.co/tU6QvIbGNj

05/03/21

Happy Science Week! British Science Week officially starts today! We look forward to celebrating it on Monday and all of next week! Exciting activities in store including our virtual Speaker in STEM series! https://t.co/9MUPhhPt82

04/03/21

We are looking forward to the return of our students to the Academy next week. Please watch for texts/emails, we will keep you up to date with any information you will need. Please remember consent forms! Thank you for all your support. https://t.co/3cLXojszeh

26/02/21

45 of our more able Key Stage 3 students are currently in a Teams meeting with Dr Matt Williams from Oxford University discussing what university is and why it might be the right choice for them when they are older. https://t.co/wPeAZrF2ep

11/02/21

Today, the Science Department are celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Students are also sharing their thoughts on why celebrating Women in Science is important! https://t.co/unuOc4KbEn

09/02/21

Introducing Mr Harris and Mr Invictus, two fantastic snowmen created by Asia in Year 7. Brilliant! https://t.co/UZL14S7p81

08/02/21

Please click on picture for Young Croydon Half term Programme. https://t.co/oTgimbLo5K

08/02/21

Lekshmi in Year 9 has produced an amazing presentation titled 'The History of Space Flight' after one of her feedback lessons in Science. Such detail and effort went into producing this fantastic piece of work! Ms Cullen and the Science team say, "Well Done Lekshmi!" https://t.co/GplriGcRJS

01/02/21

Bedrock Learning - The programme is a broad and rich curriculum which immerses students in academic vocabulary, whilst ensuring learners read interesting fiction and non-fiction texts’ Please encourage your son/daughter to use at home. See link : https://t.co/m5pH3x5ItB https://t.co/ihfd52gXNe

01/02/21

Parents/Carers/students - don't forget to check out the Bedrock learning resources! Introduction link https://t.co/WifV2v19Qy Guide for Parents https://t.co/m5pH3x5ItB https://t.co/SN0PU3neqh

30/01/21

Here at Invictus we are passionate about supporting the mental health of our students. We have been utilizing online platforms such as Microsoft Teams to offer students a range of techniques to support their mental wellbeing. https://t.co/jNyJC80gMa

22/01/21

Thank you for this beautiful art work by Emilia. Work from Ms Derby's Year 7 art class - creating art work by reading a description of a mythical being and using written clues to create a visual representation. Well done! https://t.co/5yizHAhzfs

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Introduction to the HIAC Curriculum

Introduction to the HIAC Curriculum

The curriculum will focus on firstly on making sure that students develop a deep body of knowledge. This knowledge will primarily come from the national curriculum. The focus in our curriculum planning will be the development of subject-specific disciplinary knowledge. We then plan to ensure that students develop the subject skills needed to apply and make sense of what the knowledge that they have gained.

The HIAC Curriculum intends to prepare our students, in rapidly changing world, for the next step in their lives. To encourage our develop confidence and talent in our students to ensure they are well-equipped to excel in higher or further education, training, and ready to meet the challenges of employment.

We believe that the HIAC curriculum should provide students with a broad range of educational experiences and opportunities. Through the academic curriculum and wider school life, we intend to guarantee that all HIAC students continue their development into well-rounded citizens, capable of contributing positively to their communities.

You can find our full Curriculum Policy here 

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3 is now a 3-year Key Stage with students choosing their GCSE options in Year 9. This allows students to study a broad range of subjects in line with the National Curriculum over 3 years to ensure subject specific disciplinary knowledge is well developed to support students’ transition to GCSEs.

The subjects studied in Key Stage 3 are:

English

5

6

5

Mathematics

5

4

5

Science

5

5

5

Geography

2

2

2

History

2

2

2

Religious Education

1

1

1

Art and design

1

1

1

Design and Technology

2

2

2

Music

1

1

1

Drama

1

1

1

Spanish/ French

2 (students make guided choice about which language to study in Year 7)

2 (students make guided choice about which language to study in Year 7)

2 (students make guided choice about which language to study in Year 7)

Physical education

2

2

2

Computer science

1

1

1

Total

30

30

30

Plus enrichment

From a choice given after the academy day

PSHE is taught and planned through tutor time.

 

Key Stage 4

Students at Harris Invictus Academy Croydon, from this academic year, will start their GCSE is in Year 10. GCSE courses will form the basis of the curriculum at Key Stage 4.  Good advice and guidance on option choices is crucial at this stage.  In the spring term of year 9, the Academy will be addressing “choices and pathways”. Additionally, the Academy staff will interview students, where possible and parents/carers will have the opportunity to receive up-to-date advice and guidance in order to support their son’s/daughter’s options at this stage.  Directors of Learning will support students in making their choices and will use Academy data and other information to help advise them on the most appropriate choices.  We anticipate that students will be allowed to choose from the option blocks set up and where possible all students should be given their first choice.

Core subjects that are compulsory for all students at Key Stage 4 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Physical Education

 

Students will be able to choose from the following options:

  • History
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health and Social Care
  • Computer Science
  • Business Studies
  • Art
  • Graphic Communication
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Drama