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Letters regarding our end of term arrangements are now on our website:


Our Parent Voice have sourced some fantastic prizes from local businesses for the Winter Raffle! Tickets are available everyday until Tuesday 19th! Parents/carers welcome to enter!


We're having a Christmas Jumper day on 19th December... time to dust off your best (worst) festive knitwear!


A lot has gone on this week, ranging from a Black History Month Celebration to a trip to the Royal Opera House! Read all about it:


Fantastic Black History Celebration concert. Great performances by our students.


Remember to get your tickets for Thursday's concert! Tickets will not be available on the door...


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Looking for a Design & Technology Technician role? Apply now


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Year 1 really got a feel for the Great Fire of London, when they set fire to the Tudor Houses they had made on Friday.


Retweetd From Croydon Guardian

given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted


Purley school given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted


Following a 'no notice' Ofsted inspection in September, we "maintain the high standards" identified in our previous 'Outstanding' inspection!


Our Sixth Form Open Evening starts at 5pm. Talks and tours will be available. We hope to see you there!


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.


Harris Academy Purley tops the performance table for pupil progress in Croydon!


Retweetd From Harris Federation

New performance data puts as top performer in for pupil progress


BBC News - ParentPay website unavailable for school meal payments


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


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

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Whole Academy Training

Bromcom Training

On Thursday 21st July, the Academy held training sessions on Bromcom, the new Management Information System the Harris Federation have moved towards for the 2016/17 academic year.  The sessions aimed to get staff up to speed using the new MIS software, focusing on the procedures for generating reports and searching through data.

Introduction for New Staff

On Friday 2nd September 2016, our Senior Leadership Team held sessions for new staff that covered areas including SEND provisions and procedures, data and statistics and our Culture for Learning procedures.  Some of those presentations can be downloaded below.

Words First

On Tuesday 20th September, staff attended a session on speech, language and literacy therapy from London-based Words First.  The aim of the session was to raise awareness of the importance of communication, particularly for students who may have difficulties in expressing themselves or understanding others.  The presentation from this session can be downloaded from the links at the bottom of the page.

Page Downloads

Title Date  
CfL for New Staff 02nd Sep 2016 Download
EAL Handout PSA 23-01-17 23rd Jan 2017 Download
EAL Presentation PSA 23-01-17 23rd Jan 2017 Download
Effective Mentoring RBA 23-01-17 23rd Jan 2017 Download
Kidscape Safeguard Training 05-09-16 05th Sep 2016 Download
Literacy Across the Curriculum Presentation 02nd Sep 2016 Download
Presentation for New Staff 02nd Sep 2016 Download
Professional Development Presentation September 2016 02nd Sep 2016 Download
SEND Provisions Presentation 02nd Sep 2016 Download
Words First Secondary Checklist 20th Sep 2016 Download
Words First's Role at HAPU 20th Sep 2016 Download