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25/10/21

For us all to consider https://t.co/JVKNkLT6dX

21/10/21

Retweetd From Danielle Proctor

in Haringey: Do you spend time with a relative with ? We'd love to hear your views! Please share https://t.co/CsfubaqVdW

16/10/21

Proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of - the beginning all our academies. Harris Tottenham would not exist had this not happened https://t.co/l86GS2CqwH

14/10/21

What do we believe …? https://t.co/LaXfTEYgDq

14/10/21

What we have … Prospective Year 7 Evening Dr Foley welcomes eager parents https://t.co/zvwlwX1NXm

14/10/21

The nerves are jangling, the hope and anticipation is there… Prospective Year 7 Open Evening https://t.co/l306YJZPQH

14/10/21

Retweetd From Sheriden Bushay

Black History Month celebrations have been amazing. Excellent sweet corn fritters made by our students thanks to . Thanks for visiting and letting our students grill you. Very inspirational. https://t.co/ovFth2nhYd

14/10/21

Do you remember when you joined Twitter? I do! https://t.co/e9qdokd1o6

12/10/21

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09/10/21

Retweetd From Daniel Cain-Reed

Thank you. It was inspiring seeing a full class completely hooked on what their teachers were explaining! I’ve taken lots back for my lessons next week 👨🏽‍🏫

08/10/21

Retweetd From Daniel Cain-Reed

Another busy week … compassion focused coaching with , reintegrating more of our students into mainstream schools and a brilliant visit to . Have never seen a line up work so seamlessly!

08/10/21

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We hear that and & maybe others colleagues will be joining us at on the 14th October for FREE primary science CPD - but you’ve got to book online! Don’t forget :) https://t.co/0CmeGkULh2

08/10/21

Declan Card the HATO technician transforms our approach to the dance studio | https://t.co/zBaFosesVn

05/10/21

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Are you or any friends/family interested in joining our academy? To register for our trials please click here - https://t.co/SessM86ce3, once you’ve registered you will be sent the date & location! https://t.co/0aSKEtEHAK

05/10/21

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Vaccines are our best protection this winter. Find out if you’re eligible for a free flu and COVID-19 booster vaccine.

05/10/21

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05/10/21

Wonderful to see so many families this morning viewing our school for entry into Year 7 in 2022. Come and see our wonderful pupils in action https://t.co/8CMn250tlG

03/10/21

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02/10/21

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Can early events shape future success? Hear from the likes of , , and more in the new season of with and - in association with Speakers for Schools https://t.co/TwXOzcz1ms

01/10/21

Retweetd From HPA Philip Lane

Our secondary colleagues have announced details of their open morning and evening dates for those of you applying for secondary places. You can find details here; https://t.co/xcuz0QRy63

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Curriculum Vision & Values

Curriculum Vision

The curriculum is at the heart of a school’s purpose and our curriculum reflects our core values: Endeavour, Enjoy, Excel. 

At Harris Academy Tottenham we recognise that improving educational outcomes is the biggest way we can positively impact our students’ futures. We take the term ‘educational’ in its most broad sense: this means more than just a set of results. It includes a child’s intellectual development, social and emotional development, citizenship and responsibility, happiness and success. 

We hope that this vision is ‘lived’ in the way teachers develop the curriculum and the way students experience it. We want a curriculum that is effectively designed and implemented, that is true to subjects’ core content and concepts, develops a love of lifelong learning, and creates beautiful work, expertise, fascination and wonder. 


Curriculum principles

Our curriculum is purpose enacted. It seeks to find harmony between the four broad philosophies of what is education for: personal empowerment; cultural transmission; preparation for citizenship; and preparation for work.

Our seven whole school principles of curriculum are: 

  • Balanced – Promotes intellectual, moral, spiritual, aesthetic, creative, emotional, and physical development.
  • Rigorous – Seeks to develop intra-disciplinary habits of mind; powerful ways of thinking that are developed through sustained engagement with the discipline.
  • Coherent – Makes explicit connections and links between the different subjects and experiences.
  • Vertically Integrated – Focuses on progression by carefully sequencing knowledge; provides clarity about what ‘getting better’ at the subject means.
  • Appropriate – Matches the level of challenge to a pupil’s current level of maturity and knowledge.
  • Focused – Seeks to keep the curriculum manageable by teaching the most important knowledge; identifies the big ideas or key concepts within a subject.
  • Relevant – Seeks to connect the valued outcomes of a curriculum to the pupils being taught it; provides opportunities for pupils to make informed choices.

Our staff body has spent a great deal of time carefully considering what principles underpin our curriculum and why.  In doing so we have engaged with the thinking of many other educators, and found Principled Curriculum Design by Dylan Wiliam highly informative (you can download this document below).