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07/07/22

Fantastic visit to yesterday for Year 12 to learn more about what university has to offer https://t.co/FejiDbHonv

04/07/22

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I spy two of our students at the back of the line looking super smart ready for another day at Wimbledon 📸🎾 https://t.co/LHwK8WCJlA

30/06/22

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Some amazing pictures of our students working hard at today! 🎾 https://t.co/ZSdM6OPjUg

30/06/22

3/3 trips complete! Over 120 geographers visited Whitstable to investigate the effectiveness of coastal management as part of their physical fieldwork studies 🌍🏝🐚 https://t.co/3loWS1vjMa

28/06/22

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The Summer Reading Challenge starts on 9 July. We're looking for volunteers aged 14+ to get involved. For more info and to apply https://t.co/qVP2Az356f https://t.co/KZZ1pHD6Fo

27/06/22

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Gold secured for Year 8 girls high jump, gold for Year 8 boys discus, bronze for the Year 8 boys shot put and bronze in Year 8 boys long jump! 🥇 🥉 https://t.co/NahD6kMLNs

27/06/22

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Another gold for Year 9 boys 800m and silver for Year 10 boys 800m! 🥇 🥈 https://t.co/ZMiN62fv2q

27/06/22

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Gold for Year 9 boys javelin and bronze for Year 9 girls javelin! 🥇 🥉 https://t.co/rTBSSZclP1

27/06/22

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Our Year 8 boy in action winning gold for the 800m 🥇 https://t.co/TtwPVXzMty

27/06/22

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The relay races have started with Merton winning bronze in the Year 7 girls event! 🥉 https://t.co/AYXAoz85j0

27/06/22

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A successful race for the Year 7 boys winning silver! 🥈 https://t.co/ZA3bpNpkBY

27/06/22

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Another bronze for the Year 8 girls relay 🥉 https://t.co/vDLcb6EmMA

27/06/22

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Second place for our Year 8 boy relay runners! 🥈 https://t.co/vei95p5h7C

27/06/22

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Well done to our Year 9 boy for winning silver in high jump, Year 8 boy 800m runner for securing gold along with our Year 9 boy winning gold in discus and our Year 9 boy winning bronze in shot put 🥇🥈🥉 https://t.co/pEo4J4Sv3r

27/06/22

Congratulations all!

27/06/22

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🏆 Overall results from Harris Federation 2022 🏆 Year 7 boys - 2nd 🥈 Year 7 girls - 3rd 🥉 Year 8 boys - 2nd 🥈 Year 8 girls - 3rd 🥉 Year 9 boys - 1st 🥇 Year 10 boys - 3rd 🥉 Overall Merton boys - 2nd 🥈 Overall Merton girls - 3rd 🥉 A big well done to all competitors. https://t.co/dftYZxxDZP

27/06/22

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Our Year 8 student in action with his winning jump! 🥇 https://t.co/4e8oqR8XDt

27/06/22

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Our fantastic Year 9 student winning the 800m. A very close one! 🥇 https://t.co/THijlULnm6

27/06/22

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Some more action shots of our amazing athletes! https://t.co/jvqllNnu4h

27/06/22

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Our gold medal winner for Year 9 boys javelin in action! 🥇 https://t.co/UNtj2RZXYy

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Overview

The curriculum of Harris Academy Merton is balanced and diversely rich, designed to meet the needs of all our students on their learning journey. Our curriculum aims to challenge, engage and support students to grow and develop the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to empower them to remove barriers to achievement. 
 

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

Harris Academy Merton offers a broad and balanced Key Stage 3 Curriculum which gives all students an equal opportunity to study a full range of subjects.

Subjects studied at Key Stage 3 include:

  • Art & Design
  • Computer Science
  • Design & Technology
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Studies
  • Science
  • Spanish

Please visit our subjects page for more information and what students will learn in each subject.

  Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
  Lessons
per week
Hours per year Lessons
per week
Hours per year Lessons
per week
Hours per year
English 5 158 5 158 5 158
Maths 4 127 5 158 5 158
Science 4 127 4 127 4 127
History 2 63 2 63 2 63
Geography 2 63 2 63 2 63
French 2 63 2* 63 3* 95
Spanish 2 63 2* 63 3* 95
Design and Technology 2 63 2 63 2 63
Art 2 63 2 63 2 63
Computer Science 1 32 1 32 1 32
Religious Studies 1 32 1 32 1 32

*note students will select to study either French or Spanish

 


Key Stage 4 Curriculum

The Key Stage 4 Curriculum at Harris Merton is designed to give students a broad choice of subjects which prepare them for their next stage of education or training.

Subjects studied at Key Stage 4 include:

  • Art & Design
  • Business Studies
  • (CNAT) Creative iMedia
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • (BTEC) Enterprise
  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • French
  • Geography
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Physical Education (Core & GCSE)
  • Religious Studies
  • Science (Combined)
  • Science (Separate: Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Sociology
  Year 10 Year 11
  Lessons
per week
Hours per year Lessons
per week
Hours per year
English 5 158 5 158
Maths 5 158 5 158
Science 6 190 6 190
Core PE 2 63 2 63
Religious Studies 2 63 2 63
History 4 127 4 127
Geography 4 127 4 127
French 4 127 4 127
Business 4 127 4 127
Art 4 127 4 127
CNAT Creative i Media 4 127 4 127
Sociology 4 127 4 127
Enterprise 4 127 4 127
CNAT Health and Social Care 4 127 4 127
CNAT Sport 4 127 4 127
PE 4 127 4 127
Media 4 127 4 127
Separate Science 4 127 4 127
Drama 4 127 - -
Music 4 127 - -

Key Stage 5 Curriculum

At Key Stage 5 students have the opportunity to study up to three different subjects and have the opportunity to choose from a broad variety of A Level and Vocational courses.

Subjects studied at Key Stage 5 include:

Subject/Course Level
Applied Science (Level 3) Vocational
Biology A Level
Business A Level
Business Vocational (Level 3) Vocational
Chemistry A Level
Economics A Level
English Literature A Level
French A Level
Geography A Level
Health & Social Care (Level 3) Vocational
History A Level
ICT Vocational (Level 3) Vocational
Mathematics A Level
Media A Level
Physics A Level
Psychology A Level
Sociology A Level
Sport Vocational (Level 3) Vocational
  Year 12 Year 13
  Lessons
per week
Hours per year Lessons
per week
Hours per year
Block A 6 160 6 160
Block B 6 160 6 160
Block C 6 160 6 160
Block D 6 160 6 160
Pastoral 5 50 5 50
Enrichment 2 40 2 40

 Please visit our Sixth Form area for more information.