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19 yr10 & 11 students are taking part in Virtual Work Experience over half term in Business, Engineering and Health & Social Care.


Please join us from 17:00 for our virtual Sixth Form Open Evening. We have videos from our subject teachers, as well as live chat sessions and presentations from our Principal and Head of Sixth Form:


I struggle to see all my classes, A headache occurs, then passes, A pain in my head, A feeling I dread I think I really need glasses by Mr Ahmad


Sunlight, like stabbing swords pierces mine eye Mislaid visions of darkness swiftly leaving Grasping for clarity I groggily blunder Caught twix dream and reality Torn always by one or t'other by Mr Winter


I am white You are black What difference does it make All the lives that they take Just because you are a different race by Mahdi


Is vision how I see or how I do? Should vision energise or philosophise? I think it is the single most thing that gives existence a purpose A mission statement will be nothing if a vision is dubious by Miss Aiken


Life is like a puzzle It includes emotin bubbles Sometimes I tend to be happy Or sit in my room And cry by Ololade


We are hosting a virtual Open Evening for our Sixth Form on Thursday 15th October 2020. We will have live presentations from our Principal and Head of Sixth Form as well as a pre-recorded virtual tour and subject specific talks starting at 17:00


Our virtual Open Mornings begin today. If you would like an opportunity to talk to the principal in a live chat through Microsoft Teams, please reserve a place by contacting our Admissions department. Dates and contact details are on our website:


Join us on our YouTube channel at 5PM for our first virtual Open Evening! The Principal's presentation will be followed by student interviews and a 30 minute live chat session to ask any questions you may have. The presentation will repeat at 6PM and 7PM


On Thursday 24 September we will host a virtual Open Evening on YouTube for Year 6 students considering joining us in September 2021. Our Principal’s presentation starts at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm and is followed by a live Q&A session after each presentation.


We will be hosting virtual Parent Information Evenings on Thursday 17th September 2020. Please see our letter for further information:


Our first newsletter of the academic year is out!


We're looking forward to welcoming our new Year 7 students this Friday! For information about our uniform supplier Stevensons and other important messages, please check our website:


Congratulations to all our incredible students picking up incredible results today! It has been a pleasure teaching you 🎓


Congratulations to all our Sixth Form students collecting results today! It has been a highly unusual year, but you've made us proud and we're looking forward to seeing all the great things you're going on to achieve


Faye submitted a fantastic piece for the Diversity Week Creative Task - to create a Pride flag out of anything - Faye decided to use her younger sister!


The Great HAPU Bake Off had some fantastic entries from our students! Below are just a few of the great cakes we received!


One day a happy thought floated on a warm breeze infecting everyone it touched with joy, even those who were trying to social distance. Ms Smeltzer

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Sixth Form Open Evening

Welcome to our virtual Open Evening page. You will find course overview videos from our subject leaders below. You can also download our course information booklet from the bottom of this page.

Please start with the video below, which gives an introduction to our academy and sixth form from our Principal, Mr Wheatley and our Head of Sixth Form, Ms Levesque.

Please note that external students must apply via the Harris Federation Sixth Form website. Internal students (students currently studying at Purley) apply from within the academy.


Biology (A-Level)

Mr Dewfall


Business Studies (A-Level)

Mr Jones


Business (CTEC)

Ms Levesque


Chemistry (A-Level)

Ms Smeltzer


Computer Science (A-Level)

Ms Mahmood


Criminology (Applied A-Level)

Ms Dower 


Digital Media (CTEC)

Mr McLaughlin



Mr Dauban


English (A-Level)

Mr Phillips


Fine Art (A-Level)

Ms Parfree 


Food Preparation and Nutrition (WJEC)

Ms Gale


French (A-Level)

Ms Veeren


Geography (A-Level)

Ms Gallagher


Government & Politics (A-Level)

Mr Contreras


Health and Social Care

Ms Bedo-addo


History (A-Level)


Mathematics / Further Mathematics (A-Level)

Mr Thomas

Ms McKee


Media Studies (A-Level)

Ms Dunn


Music (A-Level)

Ms van der Weide


Music Practitioners (RSL)

Ms van der Weide


Photography (A-Level)

Ms Parfree 


Physics (A-Level)

Mr Ahmed


Psychology (A-Level)

Ms Ariyo


Religion & Philosophy (A-Level)

Ms McLean


Spanish (A-Level)

Ms Leggett


Sport and Physical Activity (CTEC)

Ms Belton 


Textiles (A-Level)

Ms Brett

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