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16/08/19

Retweetd From Stuart Lawrence Official

What a great night I was asked to speak & to hand out awards award ceremony. my main point was With great POWER comes great RESPONSIBILITY! How are you going to make a difference? Keep doing the great work and celebrating achievements of young people

16/08/19

Harris Academy Beckenham are celebrating after receiving fantastic A Level results this week! These have helped them secure places at a number of top universities and vocational courses. https://t.co/n5wQuzSrpR https://t.co/glX1RFAgOr

15/08/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Congratulations to all our students picking up their today – fantastic to see so many excellent achievements across our academies

15/08/19

Good luck to all our students today collecting their A-level results! You have worked extremely hard and we are proud of you! https://t.co/9U3PVtxPq4

19/07/19

The ETA of the French trip arrival back at the Academy is 7pm!

19/07/19

Our Year 8 students spilling the tea on History at the Imperial War Museum, come and join the tea party! https://t.co/n3PWB9NLyC

19/07/19

Our stunning piece of artwork created by our Harris Experience students called 'Our World' made from donated up-cycled materials from staff, all of which had a special meaning or story attached to it. A community project sold at auction and purchased by Lord Harris himself! https://t.co/ZaSvmtl7dK

19/07/19

The fun continues ... https://t.co/JksGZoXVDy

18/07/19

Our Year 9s are immersed in a day packed rich with history. They have enjoyed a walking tour of Whitechapel, learning all about the murders of 1888 and are currently experiencing a day in the life of an Elizabethan soldier!” https://t.co/LyLjJ2MbGN

18/07/19

Students are at the market in Mont Didier. Having a great time practising their French! Bon Appetite! https://t.co/wZFAOgX7dg

17/07/19

With auction hammers at the ready our Harris Experience students have received their training to auction their creation at Christies entitled 'Our World'; a map of the world made from up-cycled material donated from staff behind which every piece has a story or precious memory. https://t.co/1CzqilDriR

17/07/19

Students have just visited the site of "le grande mine" at the Lochnagar Crater and the Somme Museum. https://t.co/i4RyT2kz9K

17/07/19

HABE Careers Fair 2019 began with George Imafidon, who gave an inspirational speech about moving out of your comfortable zone into the growth zone! https://t.co/X0MPRbOMHU

17/07/19

Looks like our staff and students are enjoying the most wonderful time already! https://t.co/2Psn4ZNsTT

15/07/19

Well-done to our amazing PE department. A great achievement!! https://t.co/gioto1L2BU

13/07/19

Retweetd From WORDfest 13.07.2019

Last act of the day!! Looking forward to next year already... https://t.co/59GvDJW20N

13/07/19

Retweetd From WORDfest 13.07.2019

Fancy watching Wimbledon in an open air setting with food, drink and music? Head on down to ! https://t.co/jCcOjsUAc3

13/07/19

Retweetd From WORDfest 13.07.2019

A fiery debate taking place in our Creative Canopy Tent! https://t.co/Wz7cMUqxW3

12/07/19

Retweetd From HABE Sport

BREAKING NEWS: SPAIN TRIP UPDATE...they have landed earlier than expected and arrival at HABE is expected at 4:45pm 🇪🇸

12/07/19

IMPORTANT UPDATE regarding . We have just received news that flight is now delayed. Estimated time of arrival back to the Academy is now 6.00pm.

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History

Year 7

Year 7 History students will begin their time at HABE by focusing on how England changed politically, from the Roman era through to the Middle Ages. The key skills acquired will be knowledge, the ability to explain fully and moving on to analysis.

Term 1 will focus on the changes that took place in the country up to 1086. This will allow students to be able to compare and contrast different eras and centuries with the present day.

There will be an emphasis, during the winter term, on how we used to live. Y7 will look at the lives of our ancestors and think about the type of society that existed and how things changed.

In Term 2 Y7 will move on to the Tudor period of history in order to grasp a full and profound understanding of Tudor life. This will include work, society and leisure activities. Alongside this focus the plan is to immerse students into the daily lives of Tudor men women and children. This journey will see students comparing Tudor food and drink to food and drink today.

The final term of Y7 will involve them utilizing source material in order to prepare them for the rigors of tests and exams, which will contain sources. The death of Charles I will be covered in depth whereas the Medicine Through Time unit will focus almost exclusively on source material. The more able students will constantly be stretched and challenged through the advanced use of sources directly from GCSE exam papers, thus helping students prepare for their exams ahead.

Autumn Term 2014

Spring Term 2015

Summer Term 2015

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: The Romans in Britain

Assessment Method:  WORD task – guide book to London

Unit Focus: The Norman Conquest

Assessment Method:  Essay: How did William control Britain?

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: The Tudors

Assessment Method:  WORD – Essay/Investigation –Is it fair that Mary is labelled “Bloody Mary?”

Assessment Method:  What problems did Elizabeth face as Queen?

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Why did Charles I lose his head?

Assessment Method:  WORD – Radio interviews of execution crowd.

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Medieval World

Assessment Method:  WORD – Essay – How advanced were people in the Middle Ages?

Assessment Method:  End of term written assessment

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: The Stuarts

Assessment Method:  WORD – What challenges did James I face as King of England?

Assessment Method:  End of term written assessment

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Medicine in the Middle Ages.

Assessment Method:  WORD – What was the quality of life for people during the Tudor/Stuart age?

Assessment Method:  End of year exam – focusing on all key elements from the year and having short answer questions, sources skills and extended writing opportunities

 

Year 8

Year 8 begins with a comparative focus on the Industrial Revolution which swept the nation during the 18th century. Students will look at the lives of people during this period and focus on how their lives were affected by these tumultuous changes. Students will be enthusiastic to research child labour and carry out independent research into the jobs that children did and what led to the ending of child labour in this country.

In keeping with the theme of change and its effects the second half of term 1 will be focused on the struggle for civil rights in the USA. Students will be encouraged to undertake research into the areas of civil rights that interest them, thus taking ownership of their learning.

In Term 2 Y8 Women’s rights will be the topic for focus. This will help students contextualize the problems faced by different groups of people around the world fighting for their civil and human rights. There will be constant opportunities for students to compare/contrast events/individuals from the past and with present day. Synoptic links, skills which are needed for exams, will be constantly focused on allowing Y8 students to see the importance of the topics they are studying and to put into context.

The final term of Y8 will see students immersed into the Second World War. Topics such as evacuation, war rationing and the impact of the war on civilians will be tackled utilizing film, sources and activities which allow students time to reflect on the period that they are learning. The final topic at Y8 will be an exciting look at the JFK Assassination. Through documents, film clips and interviews students will investigate how and why JFK was killed and also speculate on who would have been most likely to have committed the assassination.

Autumn Term 2014

Spring Term 2015

Summer Term 2015

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: The Industrial Revolution

Assessment Method:  WORD task – guide book to London

Unit Focus: Civil Rights in America

Assessment Method:  Essay: How did civil rights change over time?

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Women’s Rights

Assessment Method:  WORD – Essay/Investigation – The Emily Davison mystery

Unit Focus: Inter War/Rise of Nazis

Assessment Method:  Assessment on source work concerning Nazi life

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Second World War Home Front

Assessment Method:  WORD – Evacuation letters

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: World War One

Assessment Method:  WORD – Essay – Does Haig deserve the title of the Butcher of the Somme?

Assessment Method:  End of term written assessment

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Second World War

Assessment Method:  WORD – Dunkirk Newspaper article

Assessment Method:  End of term written assessment

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Twentieth century world

Assessment Method:  WORD – FBI report on the implications of the death of JFK

Assessment Method:  End of year exam – focusing on all key elements from the year and having short answer questions, sources skills and extended writing opportunities

 

Year 9

Autumn Term 2014

Spring Term 2015

Summer Term 2015

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Change/Continuity looking at:

Tudor & Stuart Religion

Terrorism

Local History

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Local History projects

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Depth/ Explanation studies looking at:

French Revolution

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Essays

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Crime and Punishment (GCSE unit)

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Essays

Mock Exam

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Causation looking at:

Causes of World War One

Why the rush to join up

Why Germany lost the War

The Cuban Missile Crisis

Assessment Method:   

Responsibility presentations

WORD task

Essays

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Depth/ Explanation studies looking at:

Jack the Ripper/19th century crime and policing

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Essays

Half Term 2

Unit Focus: Crime and Punishment (GCSE unit)

Assessment Method:    WORD task

Essays

Mock Exam

25% of final grade

 

Year 10

Autumn Term 2014

Spring Term 2015

Summer Term 2015

Half Term 1

Unit Focus:  Era of the Cold War (Origins to Détente).

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Mock Exam

Essays

When taken in June 2015 will be 25% of final grade:

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Germany 1918-1945

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Essays

Economic presentation

Mock Exam

When taken in June 2015 will be 25% of final grade:

Half Term 1

Unit Focus: Civil Rights in the USA, 1945-1970

Assessment Method:   

Controlled Assessment

25% of final grade:

Half Term 2

Unit Focus:  Era of the Cold War (Détente to End of Cold War).

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Essays

When taken in June 2015 will be 25% of final grade:

Half Term 2

Unit Focus:  Germany 1918-1945

Assessment Method:   

WORD task

Essays

25% of final grade:

Half Term 2

Unit Focus:  Civil Rights in the USA, 1945-1970

Assessment Method:    Controlled Assessment

When taken in June 2015 will be 25% of final grade:

 

Year 11 Long Term Teaching Plan

Staff

Name

Position

Contact details

Ms E Richardson

Assistant Principal Global Communications

0208 662 6688

e.richardson@harrisbeckenham.org.uk

Mr P Dipple

Coordinator Humanities

p.dipple@harrisbeckenham.org.uk

Mr A Turton

Teacher of History

a.turton@harrisbeckenham.org.uk

Ms A Bennett

Teacher of History a.bennett@harrisbeckenham.org.uk

Ms E Binstead

Teacher of History e.binstead@harrisbeckenham.org.uk