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14/12/18

And by Reception, of course we meant Year 1...🤪 https://t.co/ZA1pK9pjSb

14/12/18

Well spotted Carole! You're right!

13/12/18

We think they’re amazing! What do you think? Who’s coming tomorrow? https://t.co/o8mRmPTerM

13/12/18

Reception were in fine voice this morning! https://t.co/9b2Rr1u20w

13/12/18

It's beginning to look a lot like at HPAPL! https://t.co/hxLGUUNDiL

12/12/18

Attention . We would love to get your feedback on how you are using our online learning journal Tapestry. Please complete this short survey at https://t.co/vKOq7pBegc We thank you very much in advance!

12/12/18

Ms Fauzia is teaching some of the WRAPZ kids how to knit using pencils! Maybe a scarf for Christmas? https://t.co/1Lm1vS2Ip6

11/12/18

Reception and Nursery had a fantastic time watching the yesterday! Thank you very much for a brilliant performance! https://t.co/gdkyVtHOX3

10/12/18

HPAPL News Edition 12; https://t.co/GOaaADFLA4

05/12/18

A surprise visitor turned up in Castille class yesterday! I wonder where Fred will be today... https://t.co/MYxT3DJNuG

03/12/18

Last week, Year 3 had a fabulous day out at Bruce castle. They got to explore the castle and the lovely portraits of Georgian Britain. They also attended a workshop to explore real stone age tools from Prehistoric Britain. https://t.co/09KVtrgzVT

30/11/18

FOPL Christmas Fair https://t.co/bTJg3Cf2ok

30/11/18

Retweetd From Adrienne Crossley

Well done HPAPL choir and Miss Hastings! Lovely concert!

29/11/18

Castille have planted a maple tree in our KS1 garden area as part of the initiative. We talked about what trees need to grow and will continue to nurture it in the future https://t.co/G1wGKd2XYr

29/11/18

Our catering company hvea asked our parents/carers to complete the survey in the following link by 7th December. The survey should be completed with your child/children and should take no more than 10 mins: https://t.co/XeQEPcFMPR

29/11/18

Wow – what a talented bunch of musicians. We heard from Year 4 and the Year 5 and 6 cello and violin continuers yesterday. They’ve worked so hard and sounded fantastic. Thank you Thomas, Laura and Sarah, our fantastic Haringey teachers! https://t.co/20mnnCmXpH

28/11/18

HPAPL Choir did us proud last night at the Young Supporters Concert. A great evening for a great cause! Well done all 38 of our choir! https://t.co/iyzRbuzHKo

28/11/18

Even the babies get fed at breakfast club. Sushi anyone?! https://t.co/V7gJIr6pXA

28/11/18

breakfast club are getting in the festive spirit early with some decoration making! https://t.co/sz2XbyvcvL

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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.

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Science

At HPAPL we strive to develop an awareness and understanding of the role and importance of science in everyday life. We appreciate  the constantly changing nature of scientific knowledge and use scientific procedures of investigation to introduce, develop and study the application of science in a broad range of contexts e.g. personal growth and health, the home, the immediate environment and  technology. We are of the view that the development of scientific knowledge and skills are a crucial, core entitlement for all our pupils, since science stimulates and excites pupils’ curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. It is through this excitement that pupils are encouraged to ask questions, discuss their questions and question their questions to deepen their understanding about all things science. In addition to this, the Academy gives children the opportunity to plan and conduct practical science activities and experiments. We believe that practical activities breathe life into concepts that might otherwise seem abstract to children.

With this is mind, HPAPL joined the ‘Think universe…All is One’ research project in September 2016. Shirin Sheikh- Bahai (BSc, MA, PGCE, PhD), from the Research department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at UCL Institute of Education is leading the pilot phase of a novel approach to science education for year 6 pupils. This project has been running under a partnership grant allocated by the Royal Society. ‘All is One’ takes its name from the modern discovery that everything we see in the universe, including ourselves, is made out the very same fundamental building blocks assembled together at different stages along unimaginable periods of time. Encouraging their inherent curiosity at this age and with the help of scientific equipment, ‘All is One’ offers a new way of looking at an important part of the natural world, which would be otherwise invisible. The project can be seen as a foundation approach to all natural sciences that gives pupils the basic tools to appreciate and understand the wonderful discoveries of the last few decades about our fragile position in the Universe.

Where possible the teaching of science is also applied across the curriculum. Links to maths, literacy and other foundation subjects, such as geography and history, further enrich the children’s learning experiences.  HPAPL regards science as an integral part of the curriculum, being awarded  the Silver Primary Science Quality Mark in 2016, and is dedicated to giving the children the tools to be successful scientific thinkers and practitioners.

Throughout the year children partake in a variety of trips and local visits to support their learning. Some of the highlights are Year 1’s seasonal walks and Year 5’s trip to the National Space centre. Within the academy we hold an annual science week, which allows each class to exhibit their science learning. The children in Year 6 also become teachers for the day as part of the ‘All is One’ research project.

Jade Horton

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