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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 November 8th 2017

Harris Experience Imperial Trip

On Wednesday 8th November a group of Year 10 Students were lucky enough to attend a set of lectures at the prestigious venue right next to the Science Museums and the V&A Museum.

We travelled by Minibus, train and tube and had a brisk walk to the Lecture Theatre, arriving at 12:30 to be greeted by a few hundred other students from the Harris Federation. A real “family” occasion!

The lectures were really interesting, we heard about how scientists work, the science of rocks,  how we now use human poo to treat infections in others, how a fusion reactor works as well as how Imperial can help us to become students at this university. All of the lecturers were either PhD students or had already published papers and were post doctorate staff. Almost all of the lecturers were female,  something that I hope will inspire more girls to do a STEM subject at the highest level.

Once the lectures had finished we rode home on the trains tired but happy!

Mr Jacob