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05/03/21

Wow! Here are some of the incredible entries for our book cover competition. They are amazing. It closes at 3pm today so there's still time to enter. 1/2 https://t.co/lTfFl1qSKu

05/03/21

Feast your Mind: Sexism in Sport. Please join Ms Spencer for a thought provoking Feast Your Mind Lecture! You will have the opportunity to explore the differences between men & women in popular sports such as tennis & football. The link to the lecture is on Teams. https://t.co/9WWQNMcmZE

05/03/21

Retweetd From UK Wallball

Another school set up for Wallball! now has a whopping 8 courts! 4 Indoor and 4 outdoor courts.. want in? Get in touch today. https://t.co/svrzBqgBBT

04/03/21

Happy World Book Day! There are lots of ways to get involved at HASU today. We’ve already had loads of great entries for our front cover competition. 👍 https://t.co/DeB0AM5qPs

04/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Sutton – https://t.co/F1zwwdwc2p

01/03/21

A World Book Day Competition! Entries should be sent to s.longstaff.org.uk. https://t.co/mTHXpJVe9i

01/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

So many great entries but there can only be 3 winners of https://t.co/uR1RgmxcEc

01/03/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

These pupils are such talented cooks! But there can only be 3 winners of https://t.co/5X5HFsNgMu

01/03/21

Today 195 Year 6 students were offered a place at Harris Academy Sutton for September 2021. We are delighted to welcome these students and their families to our school community. ❤️🧬 https://t.co/HEmBQCyIYI

01/03/21

This week is National Careers Week. - In lessons, students will be finding out about a wide range of careers - On the Year Group channels in Teams there will be a careers activity posted daily - In Friday's assembly, students will find out about our new careers platform, Unifrog https://t.co/EcVqsxHZgb

01/03/21

Retweetd From Sutton Carers Centre

, don't miss out on our 'Mind Over Matter' event with this Wednesday (3rd March), 5pm - 6:30pm. This session will focus on supporting your and . Please email julia.org to join us. https://t.co/YB82Y0a7UF

26/02/21

Retweetd From Steve Duffy

Incredibly excited about the Music Department’s new delivery! https://t.co/YuXrchcHNy

26/02/21

Retweetd From Katie Matthews

A positive note for a busy week, the excitement to return to school from year 7 was great in assembly this morning! https://t.co/69k4B6gObr

25/02/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

More mouth-watering entries for the competition. There's still time to enter if you think you have what it takes to beat these amazing LinguaChefs! https://t.co/6GbJeNLofb

24/02/21

Details below about an online workshop on parental anxiety, which is being run by Sutton Children’s Wellbeing Service and Sutton Uplift. https://t.co/fUXbFOYAPw

24/02/21

Retweetd From Bedrock Learning

From , Mahi is one of our amazing prizewinners - taught by N. Robinson, J. Kennedy and N. Prempeh-Rouillon. Emily is a vocab whizz from , taught by S. Longstaff. Keren from J. Cuthbert's class is a Bedrock star from . 🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳

24/02/21

FEAST YOUR MIND Please join Mr Bowskill for the much awaited Enigma Machine – Part 2! In this lecture we learn how the complex code was broken! The link to the event can be found on Teams. https://t.co/4WtDUK5MhI

22/02/21

Year 7 students have the opportunity to attend a Virtual Careers Webinar on Friday with a Polar Marine Biologist who works for the British Antarctic Survey. The link to sign up for this webinar has been posted on Teams. https://t.co/gTeq5UdOiC

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Personal Development and Careers Overview

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At HASU every student accesses a thriving personal development curriculum throughout their time at the Academy. At HASU, personal development (PD) refers to “the development of knowledge, skills, dispositions and habits which will promote and support our students in leading healthy, happy and fulfilling adult lives.”

Our curriculum encompasses a wide range of themes including:

  • Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE)
  • Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)
  • Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural Education (SMSC)
  • Careers Education
  • Citizenship Education

You can read more about these themes and more on our Personal Development Curriculum pages.

 

The Student Experience

Students at HASU experience the PD curriculum through a variety of channels:

  • Daily tutor time
  • Weekly assemblies
  • Termly ‘IID Day’ drop down days
  • Participation in our ‘IID Award’ character development programme
  • Enrichment
  • Educational visits

 

Tutor Time Programme

The tutor time programme ensures that every student experiences a consistent personal development curriculum, led by their tutor and supported by their Head of Year and the Academy Leadership Group. Every week, each tutor group will have a session of:

  • Drop everything and read
  • Assembly
  • PSHE
  • Citizenship
  • Healthy Harris

 

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Assemblies at HASU

Assemblies are an opportunity for students to come together and learn together about a variety of themes. Assemblies are hosted by the Head of Year, and led by a wide range of staff and students. Assemblies often begin by celebrating the arts through student performances. During the 2019-20 academic year, assemblies focused on a wide range of themes, including:

  • Our academy values (Innovation, Integrity, and Discovery)
  • UK Parliament Week
  • Black History Month
  • European Week of Languages
  • Chinese New Year
  • Scholarship and challenge
  • Sports Relief

And so many more. Each assembly links to our wider personal development curriculum, often introducing, developing or building upon content studied in PSHE and Citizenship lessons.

 

To find out more about the other elements of our Personal Development curriculum, please follow the links below to the relevant pages:

Termly ‘IID Day’ drop down days

Participation in our ‘IID Award’ character development programme

Enrichment

Educational visits