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24/06/24

From Ethics and Drama to Art and Chess, HSAEL organises "amazing lunchtime clubs." Our Parent Champions talk about what they and their children love about HSAEL.https://t.co/wIC4CCYocU

21/06/24

"What's key about HSAEL is that the teachers are invested in *your* child."In the second of our series of shorts, our wonderful Parent Champions speak about what they and their children love about HSAEL.https://t.co/hJAFhpqIAF

20/06/24

"Great leadership is key" In the first of a series of one-minute clips, our wonderful Parent Champions speak about what they and their children love about HSAEL. https://t.co/DLmcGjGHWC

19/06/24

Ever wondered what it would be like to go to school on a film set? Or a video? Join us at HSAEL, where our buildings are regularly part of music videos and TV shows. Find out more about joining HSAEL on our website. https://t.co/6wq1EAhX4Q pic.twitter.com/fsG9LXFQN6

19/06/24

"This certificate shows the total hours - 949 - spent volunteering by HSAEL students as part of their award over the past year. We are incredibly proud of their achievements and the difference they have made to their community" Mr Anderson, DoE Manager/Head of Classics pic.twitter.com/E2EyUs7lfo

17/06/24

Our Weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website. https://t.co/ADD18lBSww pic.twitter.com/RluX0C3kMf

10/06/24

It was wonderful to see how much your Year 7 group enjoyed the event https://t.co/NNtGmDqf8m

10/06/24

Last week all of our Year 7s went to at to watch our women's and men's teams take on and beat China and Spain respectively. Students enjoyed the event enormously and we hope our vocal support helped to encourage our teams. pic.twitter.com/iLDROVV23E

10/06/24

The latest Community Bulletin is now available on our website. https://t.co/izN0yFI8BW pic.twitter.com/E57izVdVzs

29/05/24

Our Weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website. https://t.co/PqWKvhkGnE

20/05/24

Our latest weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website. Please follow the link.https://t.co/PbrkT25cvW pic.twitter.com/xWXn8jGJsm

19/05/24

Come join one of few mfl dpts in the UK that's getting bigger rather than smaller. We start A Level French 🇫🇷next year and are recruiting a French teacher. A great opportunity for an ambitious ECT to join a dpt led by a wonderful HoD. Get in touch! https://t.co/fCfvzjxf9u

13/05/24

The very best of luck to all of our amazing Year 11 students who are beginning their first full week of GCSEs. We are very proud of you and all the hard work you have put in. pic.twitter.com/XEljxBuEju

13/05/24

Our weekly Community Bulletin is now available on the HSAEL Academy website.https://t.co/jFDvZGsm9a pic.twitter.com/MsblIrXpY6

12/05/24

2 years of 🥳🤩! So many new connections, opportunities, discussions and student achievements during that time 🎸🎷🎺🥁🎻 🎹 . Can’t wait to see what the next year brings for our network. pic.twitter.com/Hq9N24RpiU

08/05/24

(1/2) On Tuesday 236 students took part in our second Knowledge Celebration, reward them for their hard work and determination in achieving 65%+ in all but one of their Summer Golden Nugget tests. This means they have mastered the most important knowledge they learnt last term... pic.twitter.com/kMNQV5SGZp

08/05/24

Well done to our debating team who took part in Final at . With much coaching they showcased their confident style, big ideas, excellent organisation of speeches and debaters. Working as a team they achieved a well-earned win amongst stiff competition pic.twitter.com/Prq7UEf9mE

07/05/24

Our latest Weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website. Please follow the link below. https://t.co/UmyemJymOf pic.twitter.com/Hxx3REGk1z

29/04/24

We are very proud of Lily in Year 9 who gave a speech at UEL Sustainable Cities event. Lily spoke on "How a young person in Newham can influence policies at the global level". She also performs youth/leadership roles with pic.twitter.com/VlpTVyYN64

24/04/24

Big congratulations to all our students who took part in the last Sunday. Our Head of Classics Mr Anderson (who also organises the HSAEL Running Club) completed his SEVENTH London Marathon. pic.twitter.com/G3NzFoPcgS

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Course Options

At HSAEL, our 16-19 study programme is designed to provide students with a strcutured and challenging leardning program that supports their development and progression in line with ambitious career plans. Our study programmes combine:

  1. Substantial qualifications that stretch students and prepare them for education at the next level
  2. English and maths, where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade 4
  3. Work experience to give students the opportunity to develop their career choices and apply their skills in real working conditions
  4. other non-qualification activity to develop students' character, broader skills, attitudes and confidence and support progression

Our programme of study exceeds the minimum requirements of hours per year. Our A Level students have minimum of 585 hours per year in their regular lessons. We also support their study programme by timetabling an extra 330 hours of Independent Study Periods to ensure students are able to complete further tasks to in order to prepare them best for further education. 

A-level Subjects 

All students must take A-level mathematics and one of the sciences i.e. either physics, chemistry, biology or computer science A-level. Each student must then choose two other A-levels from the complete list outlined below. So each student will start Year 12 studying a total of four A-levels. 

A Level Mathematics 

Mathematics is compulsory for all pupils studying at the Sixth Form. The A-level is perhaps the single defining feature of a well educated student at the school. Having A-level mathematics increases the breadth of degree courses to which you can apply. It should be viewed as essential to have A-level Mathematics if you wish to pursue a degree in the sciences or engineering. 

Please note: This is a linear course with all the papers being sat in the summer of Year 13. 

Subject content 

General Themes 

OT1: Mathematical argument, language and proof 
OT2: Mathematical problem solving 
OT3: Mathematical modelling 

Pure Mathematics 

A: Proof 
B: Algebra and functions 
C: Coordinate geometry in the ( x , y ) plane 
D: Sequences and series 
E: Trigonometry 
F: Exponentials and logarithms 
G: Differentiation 
H: Integration 
I: Numerical methods 

Mechanics 

J: Vectors 
P: Quantities and units in mechanics 
Q: Kinematics 
R: Forces and Newton’s laws 
S: Moments 

Statistics 

K: Statistical sampling 
L: Data presentation and interpretation 
M: Probability 
N: Statistical distributions 
O: Statistical hypothesis testing 

Scheme of Assessment 

  • Paper 1 Pure Mathematics; 2 hours; 100 marks; 33% of total 
  • Paper 2 Mechanics; 2 hours; 100 marks; 33% of total 
  • Paper 3 Statistics; 2 hours; 100 marks; 33% of total 

 

Other Subject Options: 

A-level Further Mathematics 

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Further Mathematics is the perfect compliment to A-level Physics. The specification develops a mathematical treatment of fundamental ideas in Physics and should be seen as a way of preparing for a degree in Physics or Engineering. Obviously, any true mathematician should study Further Mathematics as this course gives the breadth and depth necessary to take the subject seriously at university. 

Please note: This is a linear course with all the papers being sat in the summer of Year 13. 

 
A-level Physics 

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The great thing about the AQA Physics specification is the choice of option papers available to study. This is the last A-level board to keep this optional element in the course. As such, it is for the true physicist and is a brilliant preparation for degree level physics as well as giving the chance for engineers to specialise prior to starting a degree. 

Please note: This is a linear course with all the papers being sat in the summer of Year 13. 

A-level Chemistry 

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A-level Biology 

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A-level Computer Science 

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A-level Latin 

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A-level English literature 

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A-level History 

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A-level Economics 

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A-level Geography 

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A-level Art 

 

A-level Philosophy 

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