Personal Development at Harris Academy Merton
At Harris Academy Merton we believe our purpose as a school is to nurture and develop citizens who are prepared to be successful in our society. Beyond our academic curriculum our personal development curriculum is rooted in the Character Values we expect our students to demonstrate and the needs of our school community.
The Character Values of Excellence, Resilience, Ambition and Integrity are at the core of everything we do at the Academy- this allows us to ensure students realise our motto ‘Achievement is Success’.
We explicitly teach knowledge, understanding and appreciation of British Values (tolerance, rule of law, democracy, individual liberty and mutual respect), equality and diversity.
Key elements of our Personal Develop curriculum includes:
- Caracter Values
- Assembly Programme
- FLICS (Faith, Lifestyle, Inclusion, Culture and Society)
- Personal Financial Education
Our Personal Development curriculum is organised and delivered in the following manner:
- Pastoral Programme
- Subject Lessons
- RSHE Down Sessions
- Personal Development Lessons