Learning at HGAED
What will learning be like at Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich, compared to what you have experienced at Primary School?
On this page you can find more about the different subjects you will be studying, and what you will be learning about.
Subjects you will study in Year 7
Can you match up the subjects to the icons below?
- Maths (4 hours)
- English (4 hours)
- Science (4 hours)
- Geography (2 hours)
- History (2 hours)
- Religious Studies (1 hour)
- Spanish/French (2 hours)
- Art (1 hour)
- Music (1 hour)
- Drama (1 hour)
- Design and Technology (1 hour)
- Computer Science (1 hour)
- Sports and Fitness (1 hour)
How we teach...
Click on the image below to download a presentation (pdf) about Drama at Harris Dulwich Girls.
Modern Foreign Languages
Click HERE to download a pdf about inclusion support at Harris Dulwich Girls.
How learning is structured
Each week you will have 25 lessons.
You should expect to do around an hour of homework each evening. Different subjects will set homework on different days and you’ll know the schedule of this in September so that you can organise your week.
In Year 7 you will be in a mixed class with students with different strengths and from a whole range of primary schools. You will be in the same class for ALL your subjects. Your class may change later in Year 7 and then in Year 8 and 9 depending on how you do in these subjects.
This is the 30 minutes each day you spend with your coach and coaching group. This group is DIFFERENT to your subject classes, but it doesn’t change. You’ll be part of this coaching group all the way to the end of your time at HGAED! You’ll get to know your coaching group really well and in these 30 minutes sessions each week you will do Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), assemblies, reading and have the chance to discuss any general questions/concerns with your coach.