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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!


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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.


Our final stop in - Gulfoss in all its glory...


An unforgettable experience at the Geysirs


Þingvellir National Park - waterfalls and tectonic plate movement


Þingvellir National Park


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On we're celebrating the amazing work teachers do every single day


Geothermal Power


First stop of day 3 in is Orka Natturunnar Geothermal Power Plant


A glimpse of the northern lights from our hotel

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Posted on July 6th 2017

Jack Petchey Award

Harris Academy Purley has been granted access to the Jack Petchey Foundation's award fund for the current academic year and the 2017/2018 academic year.

One of their funding programmes is the successful Jack Petchey Award. Every month (excluding April, July, and August) a nominated student at Harris Academy Purley will receive the Jack Petchey Award, which includes;

  • £250 to spend on the Academy (choice must be approved by SLT)
  • A Jack Petchey certificate and medallion
  • A letter from the Academy and the Jack Petchey Foundation
  • Their name on the Jack Petchey roll of honour

Parents and carers can nominate students by printing the form at the bottom of this page and submitting it to Student Services via the Academy's reception. Students will have opportunities to nominate fellow students in Tutor Time each month.

Completed nomination forms should be submitted to Student Services by 4pm on Wednesday 12th July 2017.

More information about the award can be found on the Jack Petchey website.

Nomination Form