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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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Term Dates

Autumn 2017

INSET Day Monday 4th September 2017
First Day of Term for Year 7 & Year 12 Tuesday 5th September 2017
First Day of Term for Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13 Wednesday 6th September 2017
Open Evening Thursday 14th September 2017
INSET Day Monday 9th October 2017
Half Term Monday 23rd October - Friday 3rd November 2017
First Day of Autumn 2 Term Monday 6th November 2017
Year 6 Testing Day Friday 8th December 2017
Last Day of Term Wednesday 20th December 2017


Spring 2018

INSET Day Wednesday 3rd January 2018
First Day of Spring 1 Term Thursday 4th January 2018
Last Day of Spring 1 Term Thursday 8th February 2018
INSET Day Friday 9th February 2018
First Day of Spring 2 Term Monday 19th February 2018
Last Day of Spring 2 Term Thursday 29th March 2018
Good Friday Friday 30th March 2018


Summer 2018

First Day of Summer 1 Term Monday 16th April 2018
Bank Holiday Monday Monday 7th May 2018
Last Day of Summer 1 Term Friday 25th May 2018
First Day of Summer 2 Term Monday 4th June 2018
Last Day of Summer Term Friday 20th July 2018


Autumn 2018

INSET Day Monday 3rd September 2018
First Day of Term Tuesday 4th September 2018