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17/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is on Thursday. Students will finish at the end of Period 6 rather than Period 7 that day. Letters sent home.

13/10/17

Harris Academy Purley tops the performance table for pupil progress in Croydon! https://t.co/aoNsgevg5R

12/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

New performance data puts as top performer in for pupil progress https://t.co/n9MWxLecOK

11/10/17

BBC News - ParentPay website unavailable for school meal payments https://t.co/L7hQ6uHUTl

06/10/17

The Iceland Trip has landed and is on it's way back to the Academy. ETA is 3.45pm.

06/10/17

The Iceland trip is all on board and ready to depart Keflavik Airport. However, we are slightly delayed & will update periodically. EZY8508.

05/10/17

Our final stop in - Gulfoss in all its glory... https://t.co/kgZFXaEDrs

05/10/17

An unforgettable experience at the Geysirs https://t.co/yc1BL4GzWq

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park - waterfalls and tectonic plate movement https://t.co/M3owBv3pT9

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park https://t.co/nm1pa1UEB3

05/10/17

Retweetd From Global Teacher Prize

On we're celebrating the amazing work teachers do every single day https://t.co/O6gbTASxzD

05/10/17

Geothermal Power https://t.co/VoBumyOEYt

05/10/17

First stop of day 3 in is Orka Natturunnar Geothermal Power Plant https://t.co/JpETNGFSAi

04/10/17

A glimpse of the northern lights from our hotel https://t.co/s8YxVdvT1o

04/10/17

Our final stop for the day... https://t.co/e2ickPxcy5

04/10/17

Skogafoss Waterfall https://t.co/KFvqSW8qmK

04/10/17

Visit to the Black Sand Beach with its iconic Basalt Columns https://t.co/R0wQUXPnpn

04/10/17

A great morning hiking on the glacier ólheimajökull https://t.co/4fuLUf31ZQ

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.

Academy Structure

The Academy is organised into four Faculties - World Studies, Creative Voice, Active Science and Discovery & Innovation - with every student belonging to a Tutor Group within one of the Faculties.  Each Faculty is led by an Assistant Principal who is responsible for the academic progress and pastoral welfare of each student.  Healthy competition exists between each Faculty, promoting a spirit of enterprise, which encourages teamwork, risk taking and leadership.

 

Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

  • Mr P. Wheatley, Principal
  • Mr M. Childs, Assistant Principal (Head of Faculty for World Studies, responsible for Assessment, Data and Reporting) + Subject Leader for Geography
  • Mr P. Sarson, Assistant Principal (Head of Faculty for Discovery & Innovation, responsible for Literacy)
  • Mr R. Brazdil, Assistant Principal (Head of Faculty for Active Science, responsible for Culture for Learning)
  • Mr J. Menagh, Assistant Principal (Head of Faculty for Creative Voice, responsible for Enterprise & SMSC)
  • Mr A. Thirkill, Assistant Principal (Responsible for Learning, Teaching and CPD)
  • Mr G. Hughes, Assistant Principal (Head of Sixth Form)
  • Dr S. Knox, Assistant Principal (SENCO and Designated Safeguarding Lead)

 

Student Leadership

  • Year 11 Head Boy and Head Girl and Year 11 Prefect Team
  • Sixth Form Head Boy and Head Girl and Sixth Form Prefect Team
  • Student Voice (representatives from each Faculty for each Key Stage)

You can learn more about our Student Leadership on the Student Voice page.

 

Faculty of World Studies (Blue House)

Assistant Principal:  Mr M. Childs

  • History (Subject Leader: Miss N. Izzard)
  • Geography (Subject Leader: Mr M. Childs)
  • Religious Education and Citizenship
  • Psychology and Sociology

Director of Learning for Modern Foreign Languages: Miss E. McKee

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Community Languages

 

Faculty of Creative Voice (Green House)

Assistant Principal:  Mr J. Menagh

  • Art (Subject Leader: Ms L. Forsdyke)
  • Music (Subject Leader: Ms N. Van der Weide)
  • Drama 
  • Media Studies (Subject Leader: Miss C. Dunn)

Director of Learning for English: Miss K. Stein

  • English Language
  • English Literature

 

Faculty of Discovery and Innovation (Red House)

Assistant Principal:  Mr P. Sarson

Director of Learning for Mathematics:  Mr R. McMahon

  • Mathematics

Director of Learning for Design & Technology: Ms P. Lucas

  • Design & Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Health & Social Care

 

Faculty of Active Science (Yellow House)

Assistant Principal:  Mr R. Brazdil

Director of Learning for Science: Mr S. Davis

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Science

Director of Learning for ICT and Computer Science: Mr H. Battersby

  • Business & Economics (Subject Leader Mr I. Walsh)
  • ICT
  • Computer Science
  • Enterprise

Director of Learning for Physical Education: Mr R. Jones

  • Physical Education