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16/01/20

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25 Harris Westminster students have Oxford offers this year (a school record). Cambridge still trickling in but also looking good. https://t.co/ROZixY1Jqy

15/01/20

Great opportunities in creativity at school in Haringey https://t.co/NEYyV5veC8

15/01/20

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Huge thanks to the inspiring who ran songwriting workshops for lucky music students last week and talked about his experiences in the music industry. https://t.co/DtiAe4HZr8

14/01/20

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What an amazing trip! Learning on board HQS Wellington with our year 12 & 13's. The learning opportunities were built to challenge our student's understanding placing them in a 'real world' situation in which they applied their knowledge. https://t.co/nqpXisChYy

20/12/19

Festive cheer from us all at Harris Academy Tottenham! https://t.co/CTOgNTjI0y

20/12/19

Happy holidays everyone! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our fabulous pupils, parents, teachers and staff for their enormously hard work this year. Don’t forget we finish at 1pm today and we look forward to welcoming you all back on Monday 6th January 2020!

18/12/19

Wicked to Oz set from last night's performance. Last performance is tonight at 6pm in the theatre! There are still tickets available in reception. https://t.co/a0SyApNjx7

16/12/19

Wicked to Oz is this week! Don't forget to get your tickets from reception. 6pm start on Tuesday and Wednesday in the theatre. https://t.co/YfQNiAflO0

14/12/19

Our senior leadership team serving our Festive Lunch https://t.co/Im15X7kNrZ

12/12/19

Wonderful to see our sister academy put on such a wonderful range of musical pieces off their Winter Showcase | always an https://t.co/7e1pb7RdOB

11/12/19

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Too big for your boots? ... uplifting & inspired in these dark days to see return to his first school in to extol the virtues | hard work - reading - scholarship | https://t.co/SFP19DCv68

11/12/19

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A few weeks ago we brought artist to secondary school to run sessions in different styles of portraiture to their art students. Here she is in action! https://t.co/1XafCiL6Hh

10/12/19

Still struck here by the beautiful skill of one of our Year 9 students Alice https://t.co/hNNfFEVrkQ

10/12/19

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Hear more about Khadija’s inspirational journey to . With thanks to her teachers and Harris Experience https://t.co/O4TgvKPc1k

10/12/19

Year 9 artists practising their draughtsmanship skills today in a 6 hour sustained stint. Wonderful replica of photograph here https://t.co/AOpfhdSOAz

10/12/19

10/12/19

Year 10 in full flow preparing for the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge 2019-20 https://t.co/HwF1ThiofX

09/12/19

Some of the winners from the wonderful art competition that formed a centrepiece of our Black History Month celebrations. https://t.co/2MUECpbepX

09/12/19

This looks wonderful. Is there a cost?

05/12/19

It's all in the details... challenging us to design the living room of the future https://t.co/Tm7aOJlivZ

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EPQ – Extended Project Qualification

EPQ – Extended Project Qualification

Specification: Edexcel

Method of Assessment:

The project is assessed via submittal of the completed project in the summer term and an assessed presentation, given at the end of the process, in which students will evaluate their project outcomes.

Course Overview:

The Level 3 Extended Project allows learners to study a topic of their choice in great depth, extending their learning in the chosen area of study and developing highly desirable skills which will help prepare students for either University study or the world of work.  The Extended Project gives students an opportunity to manage and conduct their own research and investigate areas of interest about which they are passionate.

Units Studied:

Year 12 Content
In Year 12, the Extended Project will introduce students to the course and encourage students to begin researching and preparing a project proposal, which will form the foundation of their project in Year 13.

Year 13 Content
In Year 13, students will be assigned to an Extended Project group lead by a teacher based on their choice of topic.  Students will receive weekly guidance in research, essay-writing and time-management skills, while conducting the majority of their work independently.
Students may choose between four types of project: 

  • A dissertation – a University style dissertation (5000+ words) in which a student will use secondary research to tackle a topic which can be argued about (e.g. a controversial ethical, philosophical, historical, biological or economic issue). The majority of students will choose this route.  
  • An investigation – a scientific investigative project using primary data (e.g. from a biological or geographical field study) to write up a research report.  
  • A performance – a project involving the creative development of artistic, dramatic or sporting skills leading up to a performance. This can take the form of a response to a commission or project brief.  
  • An artefact – a project involving the research, design and development of skills to create a piece of work in relation to a client brief. This could be a piece of art, a film or a piece of technology or furniture.  

Students will complete their project over the course of the year and benefit from regular guidance from their extended project teachers. After the project is complete, students will deliver a presentation in which they evaluate their project and process, and discuss areas for future improvement. 

Entry Requirements:
Students require a minimum of a grade 5 in 7 different subjects at GCSE (or equivalent), including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 in English Literature.

 

Reading Materials / Resources:

Specification and course materials can be found at:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-project-qualification/level-3.html

 

Career Opportunities

The Extended Project supports students in the transition to Higher Education or the world of work by encouraging the development of critical thinking, problem solving and independent learning skills.

 

Throughout the project students will develop and apply a range of skills creatively and independently, while developing self-reliance and the ability to manage their time individually. All of this will result in a dissertation, investigation, performance or artefact which provides fantastic evidence of these skills for future education institutions or employers.

 

For more information, please contact Mr Paltzer  c/o sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

 

 

 

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