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    Finding Us

    We are in easy reach from various methods of transport:


    Bus
    94, 237, 266. 207, 260, 283, 228


    Underground
    Goldhawk Road (Hammersmith and City Line), Ravenscourt Park (District Line)


    Car
    Limited parking is available at Hammersmith Academy. Visitors are encouraged to travel via public transport.

    Should you choose to travel by car please be advised that on street parking is available at a cost of £1.10 per half hour (as of April 2013) chargeable between the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm (Mon-Fri).

    Hammersmith Academy
    25 Cathnor Road
    London
    W12 9JD


    t: 020 8222 6000
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The Insight Programme

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Insight Programme

The Economist Community Editor, TV Presenter & Journalist during the Insight Programme

 

The HA Insight Programme is focused around our weekly speaker event that gives the Sixth Form access to a wide range of communities, opportunities and intellectual challenges. We also use it as a unique opportunity to build sophisticated conversational skills, inviting a small group of students to a sandwich lunch with the speaker each week. Our speakers throw open windows into unknown worlds, but more than that, the HA Insight Programme adds moral texture to the learning environment, allowing us to share and discuss ideas about honesty, integrity, politics, communication, society, diversity, discrimination and disparity.

Recent speakers have included the Director of the Jo Cox Foundation, the Lord Mayor of London, a Google Senior Marketing Manager, the Head of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Kate Andrews from the Institute of Economic Affairs and a barrister, clerk and solicitor!

The talks all take place on a Wednesday lunchtimes – between 12.30pm – 1.00pm – and comprise a 30 minute presentation to about 100/150 sixth form students, followed by a 30 minute lunch and chat (with a smaller group of 10/15 interested students) format.

“It is part of a range of initiatives aimed at building a universal expectation amongst our students that high level ambitions can be realised, to give them a wider range of skills and ideas to access higher education, and in particular the top universities”.

The Lord Mayor of London with students after addressing the Sixth Form Insight Programme