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🛍️👕 Attention Parents! 👕🛍️Join us for the PTA Second-Hand Uniform Sale on Saturday 25th May! Find great deals on HASU uniforms and support our wonderful PTA.Let's recycle, save money, and contribute to a greener planet!🌎♻️#SchoolUniformSale


Congratulations to all of our brilliant participants in the Junior Maths Challenge 2024. We were delighted that 21 of our Year 7 and 8 students achieved gold certificates – this is the most golds we’ve ever had in the JMC!🌟


Last week our students performed a fun singing session during The Inter House Sing Off challenge organised by our lovely Ms Anthony as part of celebrating Performing Arts Week. The signing was heard all around the corridors. Well done to all the participants!#performingartsweek


Ms Lock & Mrs Jones had a fantastic Friday evening listening to talk about 'Ultra-Processed People' - an eye-opening investigation in to ultra processed food. Chris then very kindly signed our library copy for all to read & 'keep learning'


Our Year 10 students explore pH of acids and bases through scientific experiments and discussions using the "rainbow liquid" experiment.#Science


Our Year 12 students are , visiting The London Centre to learn about the future shape of the capital.#nla


Good luck to our students who take their Spanish exams this week! You can do this!


Yesterday we had visitors from Gyeongnam Green Smart Future School from South Korea. They came to see our Passivhaus building and our sustainable school design.Their plan is to provide a futuristic education system and make it a model for their country.#passivhaus


What I thought would be project that spanned weeks was actually done in three days! Never again will I estimate model building in the library with members of the robotics team and other architectural wizards.


PGL trip was a massive success and all our Year 8 students came back very happy.Look at some of their special moments caught in this video.#HASUlife


PGL trip:Day 3Fantastic couple of days for our Year 8 students at PGL Liddington.


Day 2 of PGL trip. A very clear and sunny morning. Year 8 students are very excited to go canoeing.Have fun everyone!#HASUlife


Year 8 students arrived at PGL. And the weather looks very promising. 😀#HASUlife


Our Year 8 students are on their way to Liddington.Have a fantastic time, full of adventures!


Are you curious what we have been up to recently?Our latest Newsletter is available now on our website so check it out, to find out what has been happening at HASU this term.


After qualifying for the finals of Oxford University Computing Challenge, HASU student finished at 15th place from over 400,000 students that participated in the challenge this year from the United Kingdom and abroad. We are extremely proud!


Last Friday we had a visit from Lloyd Alter, a leading sustainable design author & lecturer at . He gave a talk to our Y12 Product design students & some Eco Reps, along with Christian Dimbleby from who designed our building.#passivehaus


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PDC in Year 11

The most important method through which we deliver the Personal Development Curriculum in Year 11 is Tutor Time.

All students in Y11 continue to have a daily Tutor Time session. These sessions take place after Lunch, for 30 minutes.

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Similar to Years 7 through to 10, the regular weekly schedule includes:

  • DEAR
  • Citizenship and Religion Philsophy & Ethics
  • PSHE & Healthy Harris
  • Assembly.

Furthermore, some of these strands are adapted and designed specifically to support Y11 through their final year of Key Stage 4.


Citizenship includes sessions on opportunities beyond Y11 such as 6th form, Colleges and Apprenticeships as well as how to prepare to make these decisions.

Religion, Philosophy and Ethics provides our students with an opportunity to continue to enrich their understanding of world religions and ethical themes, widening their knowledge and supporting them in developing their spiritual, moral, social and cultural capital.

PSHE and Healthy Harris run within the same thread, all of which cover topics which help prepare and safeguard our students for life outside the Academy. There is a particular focus within this curriculum on students managing their mental health and wellbeing during this phase of their lives.

Our Assembly programme continues to help mould the bright, young minds of our students preparing them to lead a fulfilling life that they feel fully equipped to navigate.

As well as all of this, the Y11 curriculum includes a new thread – Learning to Learn. Learning to Learn explores metacognition and challenges students to think about the way their learn, preparing them to revise for their GCSE’s and beyond. This thread covers study skills, revision techniques and how coping strategies during exam season.  

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