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14/10/20

Visit the Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening @ Harris Boy's Academy & Harris Girl's Academy East Dulwich TODAY at 5:30pm- 7:00pm https://t.co/fKqzIntadG https://t.co/Hq1B06AVSX

14/10/20

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Visit our Virtual Open Day to learn more about our academy and meet Principal Peter Groves. We look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/hBl8VyPPm0 https://t.co/2uzJqdDkbm

14/10/20

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Visit our Virtual Open Day to learn more about our academy and meet Principal Carrie Senior. We look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/St8W2bW7JV https://t.co/uFAOhzTx1n

06/10/20

UPDATE: Crystal Palace Campus Open Evening is being held virtually on Monday 12th October starting at 4:30pm THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL EVENT https://t.co/AGjbh6Ck6l Please check our website for more information relating to all of our campus Open Evenings https://t.co/WHkxL1WHZT

06/10/20

Our Open Evenings dates are now on our Website. https://t.co/WHkxL1WHZT Why don't you come along to one of our events and see what Harris has to offer you.

18/06/20

Congratulations to Lewis Herbert from Harris Academy Orpington on securing an apprenticeship with KPMG. We wish you all the very best in your career.

22/08/19

Good Luck to those getting their GCSE results Today! For those of you thinking of staying at Harris Sixth Form or joining us for 2019/2020 here are the enrolment dates: 22nd August Internal Applicants 23 August External Applicants

20/08/19

Retweeted From Harris Federation

Here are some of our brilliant students heading to and this year. Many are the first in their family to attend university and all have beaten extraordinary odds to get there. We are so proud of them and wish them every happiness and success. https://t.co/HJt7DF572H

20/08/19

Looking to Enrol at Harris Sixth Form? Thursday 22nd August: Internal enrolment for students from Harris Federation only. Friday 23rd August: External enrolment for new Year 12s. Wednesday 28th August: Late enrolment for students unable to attend the previous two dates.

19/08/19

Another huge congratulations to our Sixth Form students that received their A Level results last Thursday! Good luck in your future endeavours! https://t.co/MlKbbGTY2m https://t.co/XktcO5f49C

14/08/19

Good luck to our students tomorrow who are getting their !! https://t.co/9ECVzS11BD

12/08/19

Retweeted From Department for Education

Whether you’re deciding what to study, planning a career, or just curious, section has lots of useful advice! 👇 https://t.co/UXPChwsk2f https://t.co/o556VhXYAk

15/07/19

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Thought Clearing was just for people waiting for their results? https://t.co/lpgvd4zQ3Y

15/07/19

Celebrate the power of learning on ! Take control of your future and learn a new skill! https://t.co/j0JtQGox8X

14/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Sixth Form

Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/ctRDZTB9cV

14/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Sixth Form

Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/PjS19cqVfD

07/02/19

Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/PjS19cqVfD

07/02/19

Interested in combining study with your passion for sport? Come along to one of our trials to secure your place on one of our development programmes. For More info: https://t.co/LsX2uMnW7P https://t.co/ctRDZTB9cV

29/11/18

Come & Meet students at our NEW Campus See What & We Can Offer - NOT TO BE MISSED! Thursday 29th November Invictus Campus - (London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB) 5:00pm to 7:30pm https://t.co/wq8OBZPlAh

28/11/18

Come & Meet students at our NEW Campus See What & We Can Offer. - NOT TO BE MISSED! Thursday 29th November Invictus Campus - (London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB) 5:00pm to 7:30pm https://t.co/hXzOZm3cWP

Harris Experience Advanced Autumn Summary

Posted on: 15/01/2015

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The Harris Experience Advanced (HEA) is a Harris Federation Sixth Form initiative. It is primarily in place to prepare students to make competitive applications to top Russell Group universities as well as medical, dentistry and veterinary science schools. The programme is aimed at our most academic students who have achieved outstanding grades at GCSE or who prove themselves to be making outstanding academic progress early in Year 12 and maintain this throughout their sixth form life. Please find a summary of our activity over the Autumn term:

Retired astronaut Stephen Oswald’s remark to the Croydon Advertiser that Harris Experience Advanced students were ‘better in terms of the discussion’ than any he’d come across in the UK after fielding their questions on his time in space marks one highlight of a highly enriching, eventful, and event-filled autumn term for all those involved with the programme.

With places at top Russell Group universities in their sights, Year 13s spent much of the term crafting and receiving in-depth assistance on their personal statements, whilst those aiming for Oxford and Cambridge attended a series of supplementary workshops tailored to these institutions’ specific demands; the success of which was reflected in eleven students ultimately receiving invites in December to interview for highly competitive degrees in the natural and social sciences, maths, arts, and humanities. 

LSE workshopMeanwhile, having been inaugurated in September based on their excellent GCSE grades, Year 12 students engaged in a series of events – alongside the lofty heights outlined to STEM specialists by Admiral Oswald, these included a talk on entrepreneurialism with Vivid Drinks’ James Shillcock, and an expert survey of Britain’s legal system from venerable Barrister Fiona Brown – before choosing from a selection of subject-aligned workshops arranged to augment their academic profile and improve their understanding of which degree path might best suit their interests, skills, and career goals. This saw a selection of aspiring medics receive funding to attend an intensive two-day Trauma Medicine Conference at Imperial College; a group of Law-hopefuls fulfil a comprehensive ‘Routes into Law’ workshop with the University of Law; and a day at LSE investigating the impact of the 2008 recession on major European cities for geographers and social scientists.

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Complimenting these efforts, the launch of a secure online social learning platform, Learnium, in November introduced an arena for students to pursue this extra-curricular learning in their own time as well; with specialists drawn from Harris teaching staff posting links, videos, and articles for them to broaden their knowledge and engage with cutting edge developments and ideas defining debates in their subject areas beyond the classroom.

Law Workshop

Kept up-to-date with wider university run opportunities too, the news of eleven Year 12s securing places on King’s College’s highly popular K+ programme and Cambridge University’s nationally coveted Shadowing Scheme was met with delight. And whilst fingers crossed for our Year 13s returning from their interviews with Oxbridge, freshly penned educational partnerships with King’s College’s Muscle Lab and think-tank The Legatum Institute in late December heralded a Christmas break with much to look forward to in the New Year.

To learn more about the aims and goals of the Harris Experience Advanced and what we provide our students please click hereTo find student feedback please visit our page on the Harris Federation website: http://www.harrisfederation.org.uk/65/harris-experience-advanced

If you would like to keep up-to-date with all Harris Experience Advanced happenings, you can find us on twitter as well: https://twitter.com/HFexperience