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14/12/17

Another brilliant Nativity. Well done KS1. https://t.co/O27eOAf8v7

14/12/17

What an amazing performance by our governor, Tom Asher at our Carol concert last night. https://t.co/yhUiFykoEh

14/12/17

A successful trip to the Golden Hinde for Year 4 yesterday. Lunch at the Tate, and posing with Will. https://t.co/KzGbPpzBwa

12/12/17

Year 4 have been making Tudor sweets out of marzipan. This one is a masterpiece. https://t.co/PQQgUBIQHc

12/12/17

Angelic Reception performance. https://t.co/xPcSDhmSD6

12/12/17

Brilliant Nursery performance. https://t.co/uvRtijeRK3

08/12/17

Cinema night. PTFA. Great turn out. https://t.co/JW5Q0Wh1wx

08/12/17

Retweetd From HPABeckenham

What a day! We are now officially open. Thank you to Lord Harris and all of the other attendees for coming today, also to the children for their amazing performances. It really was an amazing feeling seeing our Harris family celebrate our wonderful school. https://t.co/ucWx6KP0u5

01/12/17

It’s that time of year! https://t.co/Uo8ebBwWmT

01/12/17

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Let the festive season begin! Come and join us for mince pies 11/12/17 to find out how you can https://t.co/92iv7cMshG

30/11/17

Retweetd From Cara Bleiman

Congrats to these Y5s for beating my quizlet record! Looking forward to more competition from in the coming weeks! https://t.co/MmlJRzPq69

23/11/17

Retweetd From Chislehurst CE

Well done to both our basketball teams today in a very tough and well-played competition. Thanks for hosting and congrats for winning the cup!

14/11/17

Me too!

14/11/17

Retweetd From Chris McGeehan

Brilliant to meet six inspirational leaders of teaching and learning! Cognitive loading complete :) https://t.co/wuYMxSEUpa

13/11/17

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Do you want to become a Primary teacher? Meet the Primary Team at their information evening on 11/12/17 16:30-19:00 https://t.co/BQhI2jASNi https://t.co/VxOq55uUnd

11/11/17

Warming up ready for the Bromley Cross Country run. Even the rain won’t stop us! https://t.co/WnwBPc4z6B

09/11/17

Retweetd From Behaviour Matters

"Thanks -that was really good training....and I mean REALLY GOOD training" Superb feedback from Attachment training today

07/11/17

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Modelling ‘Restorative Justice’ techniques in Primary classrooms with https://t.co/jXgct74y7F

19/10/17

Lovely singing at Harvest Festival https://t.co/zje28BcPcL

19/10/17

Retweetd From African Heritage UK

We love enthusiastic parents.. almost as great as the children 😉😉😉 https://t.co/FGKmfCN3IW

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All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

HPACYP News

Posted on January 4th 2017

Forest School

Forest School is an inspirational process, that offers all learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop their confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees.

Forest School is a specialised learning approach that sits within and compliments the wider context of outdoor and woodland education.

The central value of Forest School is to, (Forest Schools Education, 2014) “encourage and inspire individuals of any age through an innovative, long term, educational approach to outdoor play and learning in a woodland environment” which allows room for discovering individuals psychological development in the early years.

This factor is based upon the idea of creating a unique environment and one that the children are not most familiar with. Whether it is in a woodland area or part of the school grounds, the activities held out are different to those of an everyday routine, yet Forest School rules are applied. These sessions are designed to offer children the opportunity to explore and investigate the natural world as well as learning outside of the classroom. Outdoor learning allows children to become aware of their natural surroundings and encourages independent learning. The investigation was designed to reveal the positive learning opportunities Forest School can offer to children in their early year’s education. Theorists who have influenced outdoor leaning and approaches which implement this practice include the Reggio Emilia Approach and Montessori; both of which have inspired educators in the UK to put these findings into practice. Here at Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace we offer the children a half termly block to explore the fantastic grounds that we are fortunate to have in our school.