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20/06/19

Staff and students had a wonderful time at the Year 11 Prom yesterday. Photos can be viewed on our Facebook page: https://t.co/ZDLy8EEWsL https://t.co/0PQOhVhuj6

19/06/19

Please come along and celebrate our Art, Photography, Textiles and Graphics students' achievements this year in our first public exhibition! The private viewing is from 5pm at the LOFT gallery in the Croydon Arts Store in the Whitgift Shopping Centre from 5pm - 8pm. https://t.co/9KXHKS6IyJ

14/06/19

Wishing all of our Year 11s a restful break, having finished their GCSE examinations! Information about GCSE Results Day can be found on our website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

14/06/19

Year 9 Art students have worked hard this week on their self-portraits; learning how to use tone to create depth within the face. Marita, Grace and Maya have definitely caught a likeness! What a talented group of artists - Miss Forsdyke https://t.co/9R1HKvAZia

11/06/19

The library team have made some fantastic D-Day displays, celebrating the 75th anniversary. Students using the library at break and after school have access to newspaper articles and books about the event https://t.co/0KI6XpgzHB

07/06/19

This week students have been on trips to Goodwood Farm to see where their food comes from. They had the opportunity to meet some of the animals and see some super cars on the nearby race track. One student even had the opportunity to operate a £140,000 tractor! https://t.co/ZLDgfvPrwX

05/06/19

Year 9 Mock Exam Timetable is now on out website: https://t.co/WwbEDKn28p

03/06/19

Mr Sarson had the privilege of presenting our prefects with bespoke prefect ties this afternoon. Well done to the whole team! https://t.co/KA80YVCLSW

22/05/19

On 3rd July, Year 9 students will be taking part in an employability skills day and we need your help! Here are the details: https://t.co/BShqa58lBF If you would like to take part, please email n.vanderweide.org.uk - Thank you!

14/05/19

From the 7th to the 9th May, 12 lucky Year 10 & 12 students took part in an Architecture workshop lead by the 3.09 Collective; a group of young architects aiming to open doors for students from diverse backgrounds into the world of Architecture and Urban Planning. https://t.co/nbNZxzIY37

14/05/19

Maya attended an awards ceremony at City Hall this week for being a Runner Up in her age category in the Mayor of London's Fourth Plinth competition. Maya's artwork 'Women's Journey' will remain on display to the public at City Hall. Well done Maya! https://t.co/j4Nu2j5BRx

13/05/19

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We had an amazing 1st day starting our programme , facilitating young people in the built environment who are underrepresented in the industry https://t.co/e4a3bdCnY1

13/05/19

Congratulations to Charlie for coming 3rd in the Murrayfield ice skating compeition this weekend! Charlie is also competeting in Aberdeen on the 20th-21st May... Best of luck! https://t.co/er7VRXa6NW

29/04/19

We now have some wonderful new seating and picnic tables in our quad area! https://t.co/LrlzRi8wLi

23/04/19

Transition Evening is from 7pm tomorrow (Wednesday 24th April 2019) and will end around 8pm. Please let us know in advance if you would like to drop younger children off in the crèche while the talks are going on: info.org.uk

04/04/19

Year 7 students have been taking part in a STEM challenge with Mr Dauban in Design & Technology today! https://t.co/p9V9FO4WT7

01/04/19

Letters for our End of Term and Start of Term arrangements are now on the website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

29/03/19

Purley, South Norwood, Palace and Beckenham Y11 Media students are attending a special workshop at to prepare them for their upcoming exams! https://t.co/xnsoyooEOJ

28/03/19

A group of our students were invited to Accenture's 'Decoded' workshop to improve their teamwork and communication skills. Accenture work with some well-known companies including Google and New Look, fixing their technical issues. The students had a great time! https://t.co/YS1SepBRa7

25/03/19

The issues with our Virgin line have now been resolved. Email and telephones are working once again. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused!

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Uniform

At Harris Academy Purley we have high expectations of all, in everything we do.  This includes personal appearance.  Uniform plays an important role in establishing the ethos of our school.  At Harris Academy Purley we believe that our uniform policy benefits the school in a number of ways:

  • It encourages identification with the school and nurtures the notion of community
  • It protects students from social pressures to dress in a particular way
  • It supports discipline and good behaviour and ensures the health and safety of students
  • It instils a sense of pride in the school 
  • It promotes more effective teaching & learning

Full cooperation with our dress code enables staff to concentrate their time and effort on teaching and learning.  The decision about what is and is not acceptable will always remain with the school.  Students are expected to adhere to the uniform rules on the journey to and from school, as well as on the Academy site. 

Anyone arriving at school in non-uniform clothing will be expected to collect alternative items to be worn from Student Services upon arrival, in exchange for an item which will be returned when the borrowed items are brought back.  Students found to be wearing inappropriate clothing after the start of the day will have the item(s) confiscated, and will receive a 30 minute detention on the same day.  

Blazer

  • Harris Academy Purley navy blazer, with gold trim and embroidered badge. The blazer is to be worn at all times. In the classroom the teacher may give permission for it to be removed.

Jumper

  • Harris Academy Purley navy v-neck jumper with gold trim and embroidered badge (wearing the jumper is optional).
  • No other jumpers, cardigans, sweatshirts, hoodies or waistcoats are permitted.

Trousers and Skirts

  • Plain black trousers (for boys and girls)
  • Classic style black skirts
  • Black canvas, denim or skinny trousers are not permitted.

Shirt

  • White collared (top button essential).  Tucked in at all times and top button done up.

School tie

  • All students will wear correctly their House tie or if awarded a Prefect/Colours tie. 
  • The knot must be closed and the tie of the correct length – a minimum of 5 stripes.

Socks and Tights

  • Plain black socks (boys and girls)
  • Plain skin coloured or black opaque tights (girls)

Shoes

  • Plain black, leather with black soles and no decorative stitching or carrying an explicit sports logo. Black boots, trainers, plimsolls, canvas or suede shoes may not be worn. (Acceptable shoes are defined by the school).

Headwear and religious clothing

Religious headwear may be worn (for religious purposes only) and should be either plain black or navy blue. Baseball caps, hats and bandannas may not be worn.

Hair

  • Hair should be neat, tidy and appropriate for a professional working environment (as defined by the school). 
  • Extreme styles and unnatural hair colouring will not be permitted (as defined by the school).
  • Shaved lines in hair or eyebrows are not permitted. 

Make-Up

  • Nail varnish is not permitted, and nails should not be a length that may cause injury to others (as defined by the school).
  • Subtle make-up in neutral colours is permitted.

Jewellery/tattoos/piercings

  • Two pairs of small stud earrings; a maximum of two in each ear. 
  • Ear expanders or any other earrings that are considered by the school to be excessive are not permitted. Students with inappropriate piercings will be required to remove them for the duration that they are in school.
  • Nose studs and facial studs are not permitted and must be removed.
  • No rings or  bracelets may be worn.
  • It is an offence under UK legislation to tattoo a person under the age of 18 except when the tattoo is performed for medical reasons by a medical practitioner. 

Coats & Bags

  • Coats: Plain black or navy blue with no logos, patterns or markings. Denim, sweatshirts, tracksuit tops, hooded tops or combination tops MUST NOT be worn as top coats.  They will be confiscated if visible. Denim jackets and coats that the school deems as ‘hoodies’ are not permitted.
  • Bags: All students are expected to use a school bag that fits an A4 folder inside, is robust and sensible. All Year 7, 8 and 9 students must have an Academy logo bag. All Year 10 and 11 students must have either an Academy logo bag or a plain black bag with no logos or decorations.

PE Kit

All PE kit must be purchased from Hewitts.  Every item has the Harris Academy Purley logo printed on it.

  • Harris Academy Purley white polo shirt with embroidered badge. 
  • Harris Academy Purley navy blue rugby shirt with embroidered badge.
  • Harris Academy Purley jumper with embroidered badge (optional)
  • Plain navy shorts with no logo or trimmings. 
  • Harris Academy Purley blue football socks.
  • Harris Academy Purley navy blue jogging bottoms (optional).
  • Training shoes (non-marking) must be brought to every PE lesson and Extension/Enrichment activity.

Where a student is unable to wear appropriate footwear for medical reasons, they will be expected to provide a written request from their parent/carer. Should permission to continue to wear alternative shoes on medical grounds be sought beyond one week, the Academy requests that a doctor’s note is provided to the Head of House.

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