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11 - 15 September 2017. Harris Academies


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Our new book ‘What Does This Look Like in the Classroom?’ is out next Friday


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Harris in Harmony rehearsals off to a flying start at HAB 🎶🙌🏼


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Looking for work in South ? Apply for a fantastic midday supervisor role :


Open Evening is 5-8PM tonight / Car park open with limited spaces available / Principal's Talk at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30 / Guided tours available


Open Evening is on Thursday. You can also book a place on one of our 4 Open Mornings to see what the Academy is like on a regular school day


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Our Open Evening is on Thursday 14th September (next Thursday). We look forward to showing you around!


Our Year 11 students are enjoying some wonderful GCSE results today! Congratulations to you all!


We've had some fantastic Sixth Form results today! Well done to all of our students!


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Wishing all of our staff and students a peaceful and happy holiday.


On Wednesday, Y10 GCSE Textiles students paid a visit Harrods and the V&A Museum as part of their Controlled Assessment Investigation Task!


Our End of Year letter and information about Results Days can be viewed on our website:


There will be an early (3pm) dismissal for students on the World Para Athletic Championships trip due to an early end to the event.


Some of our students are at the Olympic Park enjoying the World Para Athletic Championships!


We'd love to include these wins in our newsletter. Could you pass on a little more information about the event each time?


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Well done Charlie 3rd at the British championships


Although no overall win for Purley, we did have some great results at Federation Sports Day!


It's International Day at We're celebrating the cultural diversity of our staff and students with special activities all day!

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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