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22/09/21

Retweetd From RAF Youth & STEM Team

We are raising awareness of the importance of STEM and Engineering roles that bring solutions to global problems with Congratulations to the winning team ‘Nameless’ for their impressive design. 🤩🙌🏆 https://t.co/dN0RZlhEOL

22/09/21

Year 8 working with the RAF, building model planes! https://t.co/2mZetAXiKF

12/08/21

Congratulations to all of our Year 11’s on their hard work! https://t.co/AZoFK5N21p

18/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Merton PE

Been an amazing day today, thank you to for coming down and providing us with some new footballs! https://t.co/pEmrsvmLOI

23/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Merton PE

🇬🇧 London to Tokyo Challenge 🇯🇵 7441.19km to go 🚶🏃‍♀️🚲🏊 https://t.co/ZyJRuOaaJv

04/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Merton PE

Lockdown Bulletin 5 - w/c 01/03/2021 https://t.co/0iONDF9vDI

08/02/21

Retweetd From Harris Merton PE

Lockdown Bulletin 3 - w/c 08/02/2021 https://t.co/DhjkN6ZBst

09/12/20

Please visit our website: https://t.co/wFDGhJZ3mQ for further details. The consultation ends on 31st January 2021. https://t.co/pRNGhFDgGG

09/03/20

Finally, with Harris Academy Merton’s Spoken Word Challenge and staff getting dressed up for World Book Day! Well done to all! https://t.co/c4xqB3WQkX

09/03/20

All Year 11 & 12 took part in a challenging and rewarding mock interview day supported by the team https://t.co/SZxZu0plk5

09/03/20

Last week was a busy week at HAM! Ombudsman, Nicola Williams delivered a talk to our 6th Form Students 1/3 https://t.co/4UpzFhpr2X

11/02/20

Well done to the Harris Merton Trampolining Team. Overall results for the Harris Federation Trampoloning Competition: 3rd place in Novice and 3rd place in Intermediate categories https://t.co/JOsWxPePj1

27/01/20

Our Year 7 girls played a federation league game at home against Harris Academy Peckham last week. The girls played a fantastic game winning 7-0 with Tianna Reader scoring all 7 goals. Well played girls! https://t.co/B5NKuBhnkX

24/12/19

The Harris Merton Choir visited the Eltandia Hall care home for the elderly last week to sing a selection of Christmas songs and bring festive cheer. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas! https://t.co/Ev2EHuEJiZ

20/12/19

Harris Academy Merton Sixth Form students had the pleasure of delivering the school’s donations to the food bank at the New Horizon Centre Pollards Hill today. What a great way to reflect on the importance of community and generosity at this time of year. https://t.co/OtO6Wvinfr

10/12/19

Harris Merton hosted the Yr 8/9 girls borough basketball tournament yesterday playing against Wimbledon High School and Richards High School. We managed to win all our games to come first!! Player of the match was Kiyah Robertson (No 14) https://t.co/Z9tqAjls3W

18/10/19

Our award winners being presented with awards for their outstanding achievements or contribution to the Academy. Well done to all! https://t.co/d3fbbELOHp

17/10/19

Harris Merton hosted a Year 7 girls football tournament in partnership with this week. Many local Harris Academies attended and HAM's A team placed second! Well done to all involved https://t.co/NN9XkdM3Cb

11/10/19

Amazing performance from Harris in Harmony! An exceptionally talented group of students performing at the Harris Federation Annual Conference https://t.co/rwI0zHt7A3

11/10/19

Harris Academy Merton ranking highly among all schools in the Harris Federation and in the top 10% of schools nationally https://t.co/RBcEhfyMVg

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Year 7

Link: Year 7 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Students will be assessed on key topics using questions designed to assess their knowledge of History, interpret sources and answer reliability and explanation based questions. Year 7 acts as an introduction to the skills required at secondary school, through the history students will be encouraged to develop their critical thinking skills and use of sources. Questioning will be common place and students will be given several exam style questions to answer each half term, they will then be  given opportunity to reflect and improve upon these.

 

Useful Links

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zk26n39

Useful revision guides:

Exploring History Student Book 1: Monarchs, Monks and Migrants: Here

Year 8

Link: Year 8 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Students will be assessed on key topics using questions designed to assess their knowledge of History, interpret sources and answer extended explanation based questions. Year 8 mainly focuses on the development of England from changes in the power of the Church under Henry, through to technological advances. The core concept of “change” is thoroughly explored and frequently assessed. The correct use of Historical sources as a skill will also be a key focus.  Written questions will frequently be marked and students will be given opportunity to develop their written work further

 

Useful Links

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zk26n39

Useful revision guides:

Exploring History Student Book 1: Monarchs, Monks and Migrants: Here

Year 9

Link: Year 9 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Students will be assessed on key topics using questions designed to assess their knowledge of History, interpret sources and answer extended interpretation and explanation based questions which require a judgement. Year 9 focuses on the development of explanation skills and critical thinking in relation to modern History. Assessment takes the forms of frequent written activities, which is subsequently marked and feedback provided.

 

Useful Links

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zk26n39

Useful revision guides:

Exploring History Student Book 2: Here

Year 10

Link: Year 10 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Student assessments will take the form of half-termly exam style summary, similar to those found in the exams, in addition to Mock assessments at critical points. Within class students have an assessment book which is used to provide feedback on GCSE style exam questions and students are given opportunity to develop and improve their answers. In class questioning and summary learning is also routine. 

 

Exam Specification

Pearson Edexcel Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in History (1HI0)

Medicine in Britain, c1250 – Present (p13)

Early Elizabethan England 1558 – 88 (P26)

Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941 - 58  (p34)

Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918 – 39 (p42)

Topic book available here

 

Useful Links

BBC Bitesize: here

 

Useful revision guides

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Revision: Available here

Year 11

Link: Year 11 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Student assessments will take the form of half-termly exam style summary, similar to those found in the exams, in addition to Mock assessments at critical points. Within class students have an assessment book which is used to provide feedback on GCSE style exam questions and students are given opportunity to develop and improve their answers. In class questioning and summary learning is also routine. 

 

Exam Specification

Pearson Edexcel Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in History (1HI0)

Medicine in Britain, c1250 – Present (p13)

Early Elizabethan England 1558 – 88 (P26)

Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941 - 58  (p34)

Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918 – 39 (p42)

Topic book available here

 

Useful Links

BBC Bitesize: Here

 

Useful revision guides

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Revision: Available here

Year 12

Link: Year 12 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Students will be assessed in Mock Exams formally as well as exam based homework that will be given for both papers throughout the year.

 

Exam Specification

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in History (9HI0)

Paper 1: Option 1F: In search of the American Dream: the USA c1917-96  p58

Paper 2: Option 2F.1: India, c1914-48: the road to independence  p60

Useful Links

India books

American Dream books

Year 13

Link: Year 13 In Year Progression Plan

 

Assessment

Students will be examined in Mock Exams on both this years’ work (Paper 3), as well as the Year 12 content (Paper 1 and 2). They will also be receiving exam based homework that will be marked. Students will also have an internal coursework assignment due worth 20% of their A Level.

 

Exam Specification

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in History (9HI0)

Paper 3: Option 35.1: Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763-1914

Paper 4 (Coursework): Cause of the Russian Revolution

Useful Links

British Empire books

Russian Revolution books