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18/10/18

Wow, what an incredibly energising morning at when we had a visit from the sensational triple jumper! We couldn't believe how high and far he could jump! Not to be left out, some of the teachers showed off their skills too... https://t.co/uuXIkBHR62

18/10/18

Retweetd From BlackHistoryStudies

Thank you for inviting us to share the wonderful history of Yoruba Queen Bilikisu Sungbo to your reception students with Mark Simpson reading his book 'The Great & Mighty Wall' Love the response from the students. https://t.co/PulIeDndmc

18/10/18

2/2: Parents, if you want to share your culture with us, we would love to have you come in too!

18/10/18

Thread 1/2: Reception loved having Zariya's parents from in to teach us about Black History Month! We thought about where we are from and read 'The Great and Mighty Wall', what a wonderful experience! Thank you so much Zizi-mama and Zizi-papa! https://t.co/ROaFE6pjnt

18/10/18

Reception have painted designs ahead of a special holiday... take a look! Find out more next half term! https://t.co/h3wUvjirf4

16/10/18

is Wednesday and Thursday this week, if you haven't already booked your slot - get booking! Link below... https://t.co/zeBMeOfXGX

15/10/18

Retweetd From Floella Benjamin

I adored visiting your school, it felt like the perfect oasis of joy & happiness for to learn. Thanks to all the teachers for being their guardian angels❤️ https://t.co/v8KMRgAK6k

15/10/18

2/2 - "I agree that education is the passport to life." - "She made her talk feel real!" - "I like how Floella brought my emotions out. She gives an amazing, inspiring speech." - "Her acting was thrilling!" Come see us again soon !

15/10/18

Thread: 1/2: Happy Monday everyone! To start the week off on a positive note (despite the rain) here's some amazing feedback our pupils had following the inspirational visit from last week! As Floella would say herself, "Keep Smiling!"...

11/10/18

You can book your time slot for here if you haven't already done so: https://t.co/Dck8voBg6W We look forward to welcoming you to the Academy next week.

11/10/18

Barcelona Class are at a workshop today at our local library. Thanks to for leading the informative session! https://t.co/DdvnNaVeSO

10/10/18

We are delighted to have been awarded the 2018-2019 Ruth Miskin Training Badge Accreditation . The badge recognises our work to raise standards in reading and writing and that we support our most vulnerable readers with extra one-to-one teaching every day. https://t.co/epV6IPMlcq

08/10/18

Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed the inspirational talk given by this afternoon. Thank you!! ❤️ https://t.co/5WNn7GSTFk

08/10/18

Baroness Floella Benjamin has arrived!! - we’re already smiling and happy! 😃 https://t.co/6ChUrb66zV

08/10/18

As part of and our ongoing visits we are delighted to welcome to the Academy this morning. Baroness Benjamin will speak about her life and career as a writer and specifically about her book 'Coming To England'! https://t.co/XQxMl0QJMJ

05/10/18

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane have arrived and are enjoying the Annual Conference. https://t.co/5TqFSTujwK

04/10/18

Barcelona enjoying their minibeast hunt this week! I wonder what they found...?! https://t.co/9pytNjX0dn

04/10/18

Year 3 went to the Tate Modern to look at works from European painters linked to their topic on Europe. They had a go at sketching a painting by Piccasso too! They used their bodies to spell out...well, see if you can guess from our pictures... https://t.co/HRjjBoa0o7

04/10/18

Please remember that tomorrow is an INSET day while staff attend the Annual Harris Federation Conference. Children should not come to the academy tomorrow morning.

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Religious Education

At Harris Primary Philip Lane, we follow a syllabus called AMV which is the agreed syllabus for all Haringey schools. AMV stands for ‘Awareness’ ‘Mystery’ and ‘Values,’ all of which are central components of the syllabus.  This syllabus supports spiritual, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils and prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities of later life.

According the Education Act 1996 local authorities must ensure that the agreed R.E syllabus is required to reflect the religious traditions of Great Britain are in the main Christian while also taking account of the traditions and practices of other principal religious that are followed within Great Britain.  We have used this guidance to split the AMV units of study between year groups to ensure that there is the correct coverage of principal religions at the appropriate key stage whilst also ensuring that a variety of topics are inclusive of all religions.   At Harris Primary Philip Lane, we are proud to celebrate a rich and diverse community that showcases a variety of beliefs and like to make sure that children are exposed to a range of religious and non-religious teachings and traditions.  We always encourage parents, families and carers to contribute to our celebrations and welcome feedback on how to continue to improve our multi-cultural and multi-faith representations.  We showcase celebrations of many religious festivals throughout the year including but not limited to Harvest, Diwali, Eid, Christmas and Easter.

Our R.E lessons are designed to allow pupils to develop a positive attitude towards others and respect the beliefs and values of their peers.  The lessons are based on acquiring and understanding the influence of Christianity and other principal religions, being able to pose and answer questions that enhance their spiritual, moral, cultural and social development.  We use a variety of multimedia sources to reflect modern day religious life and give children a chance to explore how traditions and beliefs have been embedded in our society through history.  We celebrate the diversity of both Great Britain and the local area and aim to show how the teachings and philosophies of religion can relate to pupils.

In key stage 1 there is a focus on Christianity, Islam and Judaism through units that allow for children to explore a topic based R.E curriculum.  In Key stage 1 children will study units including ‘Why are some stories special?’, ‘Why is our world special?’, ‘How do we celebrate our journey through life?’ and ‘How should we live our lives?’.  In Key stage 2 pupils will cover the same religions as well as Hinduism.  They will follow a range of units including ‘How do children express their beliefs?’, ‘How should we live and who should inspire us?’, ‘How do we make moral choices?’ and ‘What do people believe about life?’.  By approaching R.E through the AMV syllabus children are able to explore the different beliefs, texts, institutions and values that are central to all principal religions in Great Britain.

We believe that R.E plays a vital role in education by providing children with opportunities to discuss important questions about the purpose of life, belief in God, issues of right and wrong and what it means to be human.  We also believe that children should be encouraged to learn from different religions, beliefs, values, and backgrounds.  We also support the AMV syllabus’ ideology that pupils should be challenged to reflect, consider, analyse, interpret and evaluate issues of truth, faith, belief and ethics.