A happy Year 12 student enjoying their time at Art Club


Harris Clapham Sixth Form students visited their old school, on Friday to help Miss Heuston deliver an assembly for their year 11 girls. The event was brilliant and they were inspiring ambassadors for our school.


Miss Buakuma, our Assistant Principal thoroughly enjoyed meeting Year 11 students from their Destinations Evening


Miss Buakuma, our Assistant Principal thoroughly enjoyed meeting Year 11 students from at their Destination’s Evening


A snippet of our amazing choir practising for an upcoming Carol Service


Congratulations to Eleanor in Year 8 who took part in successful attempt to set Guinness World Record for the most people painting a portrait simultaneously. Over 1000 keen artists from across the globe picked up their brushes to paint Sir .


Today’s assembly was delivered by our Vice Principal, Mr Lloyd. In his assembly he shared how our memory works and provided our Year 13’s with memory techniques.


Today’s assembly was delivered by our Vice Principal, Mr Lloyd. In his assembly he shared how our memory works and provided Year 13’s memory techniques.


Sidcup station.In the beforetimes it was full Monday to Friday and getting standing (rather than squishing) room was a result.Through Covid it was almost empty and I used to live like a king with a carriage to myself. 1/2


This week I am speaking about remembrance at - there's a lot to think about this year:


The fantastic team from Harris Clapham Sixth Form won the enterprise competition organised by Elixirr with a simple and clever idea for mentoring.


Thank you again to the hundreds of students and parents who attended our Open Evening last week!


We had a wonderful open evening last night - great opportunity to meet some fantastic prospective students and show off all HCL6F has to offer.If you're in Y11 and in South London then you should seriously consider applying here:


Schools Plus is proud to partner with Harris Clapham Sixth Form to provide Venue Hire on Evenings, Weekends and School Holidays. To view and book the Dance Studio, Main Hall, Drama Studio, Classrooms and more, please visit - |


Another interesting Black History Month inspired assembly by Mr Lloyd on Tuesday at Harris Clapham Sixth Form. This time, a celebration of the incredible Mary Seacole through the lens of our language of learning: Mechanics and Purpose.


Last week, Miss Buakuma gave an inspiring assembly about moral purpose as a driver for courage. We were invited to reflect on the courage of Akyaaba Addai Sebo, and were challenged to 'dig deeper, look closer, think bigger'


We are reading Black History Month inspired fiction and non-fiction this month at Harris Clapham Sixth Form. What an insightful and inspiring collection of titles!


Here’s our Year 13 student Sally sharing how Harris Clapham Sixth Form and prepared her to introduce this year’s annual Harris Federation Conference


I find this one of the greatest pieces of cognitive dissonance about the Harris Federation.We're said to be ruthless, moneygrabbing capitalists who want nothing more than to throw the poor and vulnerable onto the streets and yet we've gone into primary schooling & then nurseries

Harris Academies
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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PRSHE, Assemblies and Tutorials

All of our work is focused on developing the Clapham Character that our students further develop as they join us. This includes a strong focus on developing leadership knowledge and skills, balanced with further learning on staying safe.

Personal, Relationships, Sex and Health Education (PRSHE)

As part of a student’s weekly timetable, they have two tutor sessions with their form tutor. During these sessions, tutors deliver PRSHE. Students learn in an age-appropriate way, how to keep themselves safe, physically, mentally and emotionally. Some of the content that students learn links to the ‘contextual’ risks that students face living in and around London. These include:

  • child criminal exploitation, including county lines
  • serious youth violence, including knife crime
  • child sexual exploitation, including for boys
  • protection from radicalisation, extremism and terrorism

Students hear from a variety of agencies, including the police, about staying safe. Our PRSHE programme recognises that students are 16 to 19 years old. Other content will include the world of finance, personal budgeting and careers/UCAS (please see the tab with more details on UCAS).

Our programme therefore focuses on building from what students would have learned in secondary school, extending their knowledge and developing a deeper understanding as they prepare for employment, independence and their highly successful lives ahead.

We have a clear and cohesive strategy to ensure that academy has a culture of openess and mutual respect, a place where everyone is free from sexual harassment and/or sexual violence.

Please see our PRSHE policy in Teaching and Learning.


Assemblies tend to take place weekly. There may be whole academy assemblies or faculty assemblies led by a senior leader. A full assemblies programme is created for the year. The assemblies complement the PRSHE curriculum so everything flows together. Assemblies are one of the times when guest speakers come in to speak to students. This could be the Lambeth nursing team for example. Please see our Assemblies and Collective Worship policy in Teaching and Learning.


The tutor will be the first port of call for a student. There will be roughly 20 students in a tutor group. Every tutor will get to know their tutees really well. Tutors as well as delivering PRSHE support students in celebrating the success and managing the challenges of sixth form studies. Tutors will also liaise with parents and carers during the academy year.