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10/06/24

Last week during enrichment, walking club enjoyed the sunshine and nature in Clapham Common and had a pleasant afternoon together. pic.twitter.com/jTZnRKmBKq

10/06/24

Mr Lepretre’s lexicon for this week! pic.twitter.com/QbW1MzcGeL

10/06/24

An exciting House competition update. Here at Harris Clapham Sixth Form, we currently have House Morris in first place, Franklin in second and Kahlo and Mendes in joint third. With one more House competiton, there is still all to play for!

15/05/24

Last Friday, we had a moving Year 13 Assembly followed by a fun student led Soirée. It was a lovely way for the community to come together and celebrate Year 13’s journey with us. pic.twitter.com/fUXbR3jNJj

08/05/24

It’s a two assembly week, so as well as linguistically interesting advice for year 12s, we have a timely sporting analogy for Year 13:https://t.co/3fwj02ZhHd

07/05/24

This afternoon’s Year 12 assembly at introduced me to a new word and has left me pondering its plural. A mumpsimus is an error determinedly continued despite correction, but is it two mumpsimi, mumpsimuses, mumpsimodes?https://t.co/gilB5u4jZs

29/04/24

Exciting to see our assemblies quoted in the news (not a lot of sixth forms can claim that):https://t.co/s6FNikS8Ik

26/04/24

Today, our Student President Ruweida and one of our Vice Presidents Sarah went over to to deliver some words of wisdom to the Year students about how to prepare for Year 11 next year.#community pic.twitter.com/G3QF8zPACf

26/04/24

This week students from the Clapham Cultural Society organised an Eid celebration for our school community. This included a session on Eid Al-Fitr, quizzes and games, henna designing and a bake sale. More than £100 was raised for charity! pic.twitter.com/44LnfLgGac

26/04/24

A glimpse of Enrichment at Harris Clapham Sixth Form through photos 👇.Enrichment choices range from Tennis to Photography to Gardening: We believe that these experiences will empower students to thrive in various aspects of their personal, academic and professional lives. pic.twitter.com/8EKC7cYFvK

26/04/24

Here’s our word of the week from Mr Lepretre, teacher of English pic.twitter.com/m9F1IPRJjo

26/04/24

A book recommendation by Bushra (Y12). She described the book as “A thriller with a good plot that makes youquestion who to trust” pic.twitter.com/THC52PWnLd

24/04/24

Lessons that you can learn from Jake and Elwood Blues, from Aretha Franklin, from Erasure, and from Barbie (part 1).https://t.co/Sdy1sKWrJY

17/04/24

As part of House Morris Day, students took part in a scavenger hunt and a cupcake icing competition! pic.twitter.com/H1cqeJbvCj

17/04/24

Three excellent goals to aim for.- Avoid procrastination- Remove distractionThose work for everyone, and then, particularly for Y13 and Y11 we have- Revise effectively.

17/04/24

Today our Vice Principal, Mr Lloyd gave an assembly on how to manage the stress that may come during exam season. Mr Lloyd provided strategies on how to avoid procrastination, remove distraction and revise effectively. pic.twitter.com/lUb8cAwv4W

10/04/24

Dedicated to a drummer and fan of Fleetwood Mac.https://t.co/QvNOPtz1MM

10/04/24

Student leadership is really important to us at Harris Clapham Sixth Form and this week we announced our new Student Parliament President and our new Vice Presidents! pic.twitter.com/IwgHeQ0GDw

10/04/24

Happy Confidence Term from Harris Clapham Sixth Form! Yesterday our Executive Principal gave an assembly to our Year 12 students on the importance of being confident and taking opportunities in life. pic.twitter.com/V6JClA2veM

10/04/24

Today our Head of School, Ms Heuston gave an assembly to our Year 13 students which highlighted the importance of removing distractions and remaining focused in order to achieve success. pic.twitter.com/BxlHtyaRcL

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Behaviour and Rewards

Behaviour and rewards

To ‘be the best’, all students and staff must live and breathe The Clapham Character.  We expect students to exemplify this by modelling excellent behaviour which is a foundation stone of personal and collective success. For more information about our behaviour for learning policy please click here.

Below is a summary of our expectations in terms of your behaviour and attitudes.

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” Maya Angelou

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." Helen Keller

 

Commitment is an act, not a word.” Jean-Paul Sartre

 

Courage – so that I will:

Confidence – so that I will:

Commitment – so that I will:

  • be the best version of myself that I can be
  • champion inclusion and make the world a better place
  • persevere and successfully meet the challenges of 6th Form studies.
  • believe in myself and what I can achieve
  • use my range of talents to the full
  • help shape my community and be a role model for modern Britain.
  • walk the talk and have the discipline to make things happen
  • work hard and take actions to achieve my full potential
  • think and act positively for others and not just myself.

Our rules for bringing The Clapham Character to life.

 

As a student, I:

Be committed and ready to learn/teach  

  1. complete my prep work and actively revise
  2. get to the academy and my sessions on time
  3. have all the resources needed for each session.

Be confident enough to take responsibility  

  1. will follow the dress code and wear my lanyard at all times
  2. am a role model for others, never bullying or making anyone feel unsafe
  3. will develop as a leader, including asking for help when needed.

Have the courage to stand up for the importance of respect 

  1. listen and respect the views of others
  2. protect and respect the academy environment e.g. do not drop litter
  3. will be inclusive in my language and actions.

Praise, recognition and rewards always come first, with the focus on going above and beyond.

Rewards come from going above and beyond – a reflection of going the ‘extra mile’ or a cumulation of 100% effort, dedication and hard work sustained over time, that leads to the highest possible achievements.

Occurrence

Award

Amount

Termly

 

Attainment in subject

Certificate/Voucher

100% attendance in term

Certificate/Voucher

100% Punctuality in term

Certificate/Voucher

The 3 Cs awards

Voucher

Leadership in action awards

Voucher

End of year exams

Top in subject

Voucher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sanctions in relation to punctuality (P) and misbehaviour (M)

Stage 1

Teacher to speak to the student – focusing on the rules for bringing the Clapham Character to life

 

P - Late to Lesson

M - Not having the correct resources for a session

M - Bringing in sweets, fast food and fizzy drinks

M - Using foul language in conversation (not aimed at anyone)

M - Low level disruption in class e.g. interrupting teacher

M - Being off task in a session

M - initial issues with dress code 

M - Mobile phones or headphones visible outside the canteen and amphitheatre (Confiscated and given to reception, collect at the end of the day).

Stage 2

45-minute detention on the day and a phone call home from tutor/teacher

 

P - 6 incidences of lateness to session per term

P - Any incidence of truancy

M - 6 incidences of stage 1 misbehaviours including lateness 

M - Persistently disruptive behaviour

M - Refusing to follow instructions

M - Disrespectful comments to staff/other students

M - Continuing issues with dress code

M - Any other misbehaviour where a 45-minute detention is deemed appropriate

Stage 3

90-minute academy leadership group (ALG) detention.

 

Parental meeting arranged with student and Assistant Principal

 

P - Any second incidence of truancy

P - Reaching a 12th incidence of lateness in a term

P - Failure to attend 45-minute with no valid reason

M - Behaviour which brings the academy into disrepute

M - Refusing to hand over banned items such as sweets fizzy drinks and fast food 

M – Ongoing and unresolved issues with dress code

M - Ongoing and unresolved with disrupting learning in sessions

M - Any other serious misbehaviour where an ALG detention is appropriate

Non-attendance to an ALG detention will lead to a 1-day internal exclusion

Depending on the seriousness of issues, there may a fixed-term or internal exclusion for other poor behaviours.

Academic behaviour concerns may include failure to complete prep work, failure to meet deadlines incomplete classwork, prep or reflection work, low quality classwork, prep or reflection work, and folders deemed to be of an unacceptable standard e.g. disorganised.

Sanctions in relation to academic behaviour

Phase 1 - Student fails to meet consecutive deadlines or work does not meet the expected standards

 

  • Phone call home
  • Clear targets set for work which is incomplete

Phase 2 – Student has three further failures to meet deadlines or poor-quality work) to the expected standards

  • Enrolled onto regulated independent study
  • Parents to be informed by phone call
  • Teachers to set clear targets for the work students should complete in regulated independent study

Phase 3 – Student has not improved their academic behaviour and concerns remain

 

  • CL to arrange meeting with parents
  • Students will be on report to CL
  • Student will remain on regulated study with clear targets for work to be completed

Phase 4 - Student has still not improved their academic behaviour and concerns remain

  • A follow up parental meeting will be arranged with the student and the Assistant Principal (AP)
  • Students will be on report to the AP
  • Student will remain on regulated study with clear targets for work to be completed

If concerns remain after phase 4:

  • Student will be moved on to a learning contract and monitored by a member of ALG
  • Student will continue to remain on regulated study

If students fail their learning contracts this will lead to a disciplinary meeting with the academic board