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22/07/21

Letters regarding examination results days and our Principal's End of Term letter can be read on our website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

08/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Primary Academy Purley Way

Huge thanks to the lovely staff from who have been shuttle run driving our children for our sports days yesterday and today! https://t.co/aD4BCOAwIM

08/07/21

Our Parent Information Evening for parents of Year 6 students joining us next year will take place on Microsoft Teams on Monday 12th July at 5:30pm. A link to the meeting will be sent to your email just before the event. We look forward to you joining us!

07/07/21

Well done to our Year 10 football team for their 4:2 win against Archbishop Tenisons yesterday. The goals came from Joshua, Khyro, Reece and Callum. A big thanks to Sixth Formers Romel (referee), Tomiwa and Eric (Linesmen) for officiating the game.

05/07/21

Today was a Year 12 Taster Day. Year 11 students had the opportunity to experience lessons in some of the subjects they hope to take next year https://t.co/VWXIkYHenD

28/06/21

Summer School is still going ahead from 26th July to 30th July (09:30-14:30).

28/06/21

Parent Induction Evening will now take place virtually (Microsoft Teams) on Monday 5th July at 18:00

26/05/21

Our Key Stage 3 Art students have entered Heroes Stamp Design competition. The entries have been fantastic. Here are some of our favourites: https://t.co/XA1ajRka11

20/05/21

Retweetd From CroydonSexualHealth

Absolutely fabulous day Yr 12. Such a pleasure to work with you all. https://t.co/Glsn9aGT87

20/05/21

Unfortunately, I'm not always available to go into classrooms to take photos. I visited as many as I could in the time that I had!

19/05/21

Students are solving mathematical puzzles and taking on numeracy challenges to celebrate Numeracy Day today! https://t.co/kyZa7044Tm

19/05/21

Number Hero Competition: Create an image of yourself in your dream job and describe how that job involves numbers. Prizes to be won! Grab an entry sheet from the Maths department and submit it to: competition.org.uk or hand it to a teacher

19/05/21

Today is National Numeracy Day. We want our pupils to develop an awareness of numbers and the significant roles they play in our daily lives. We have activities running throughout the day.

07/05/21

The presentations from our Year 11 and Year 13 TAG events are available form our website: https://t.co/s1RAPLlwxz

05/05/21

A reminder that we have a Year 13 Microsoft Teams event this evening at 5pm regarding TAGs. Click here to join: https://t.co/gLOYWeoFz6

29/04/21

Due to the nature of this year's Teacher Assessed Grades we are changing Year 11 Parent Evening (6 May) to an information evening from 5pm. Key members of staff will explain how your child's grade will be determined and key priorities to focus on. Teams: https://t.co/i7POdtXniS

23/04/21

Due to the recent cyber attack, we have to postpone next Thursday's Year 7 induction event until our IT systems have fully recovered. We apologise for any inconvinience this may cause.

21/04/21

We're still in recovery from our recent cyber attack. Thankfully, not everything has a microprocessor. Thank you to all our staff, students and families for being patient and working through it! https://t.co/Kgy0xxuX9W

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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.

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 and 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. 

You can find our Uniform Policy on the Student Welfare page.


Official uniform supplier

Several items in our uniform list can only be purchased through our official uniform supplier. These items have embroidery and printed logos that are only used by our academy. The documents at the bottom of this page outline which items can only be purchased through Stevensons. All other items can be purchased from a retailer of your choosing. 

Official Supplier: stevensons.co.uk

As of September 2020 Hewitt's no longer sell our uniform.


Mandatory uniform

Students are expected to own all items of our mandatory uniform. Anyone arriving at school with unsanctioned clothing or accessories will be expected to exchange those items with the correct uniform from Student Services. Your belongings will be stored until all borrowed items are returned at the end of the day.

Students found to be wearing inappropriate clothing after morning registration will have the item(s) confiscated, and will receive a 30 minute detention on the same day.  

Blazer

Branded academy blazer (mandatory)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Navy with gold trim and embroidered badge

Blazers are to be worn at all times, including in the classroom. A teacher may give permission for it to be removed during their lesson.

Trousers skirt

Skirt or trousers (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain black 'regular fit' trousers (for boys or girls)
  • Plain black 'classic style' knee length skirt
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Shirt

Collared shirts (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain white with buttons
  • Can be long sleeved or short sleeved
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Top button should be fastened at all times

Tie

Faculty tie (mandatory)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Colour should reflect the faculty colour of the student

To ensure students are wearing ties at an appropriate length, at least 5 stripes should be visible.  

Socks

Socks / tights (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Socks should be plain black and ankle high
  • Tights should be plain black or skin coloured
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Shoes

Shoes (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain black leather
  • Flat black soles
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Boots, black trainers, plimsolls, canvas shoes and suede shoes may not be worn.

BackpackHapu backpack

School bag (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain black
  • Must be large enough to accommodate an A4 folder and text books
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos
  • Optional branded rucksacks are available from our official supplier

Polo

Branded PE top (mandatory)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • White polo neck with embroidered badge

Shorts

PE shorts (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain navy sports shorts
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Pe socks

PE socks (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain navy Knee high sports socks
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Trainers

Trainers (mandatory)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain white trainers suitable for use in a sports hall (non-marking)
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Optional uniform

Students are not expected to own or wear the items below. These are optional items that may help students feel more comfortable around school or while participating in extra-curricular activities.

Jumper

Branded academy jumper (optional)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Navy with gold trim

Joggers

Branded PE joggers (optional)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Straight leg suggested for boys 
  • Tapered leg suggested for girls
  • Navy with embroidered badge

Baselayer

PE base layer (optional)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Plain white or navy long sleeve sports top
  • Worn under our PE Polo Neck or Branded PE Jersey
  • No decorative stitching, labels or logos

Jersey

Branded PE jersey (optional)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Recommended for outdoor sports clubs and activities
  • Navy with embroidered badge

Jacket

Branded jacket (optional)

  • Available from our official supplier
  • Worn on top of our white PE Tops or Branded PE Jerseys
  • Navy with embroidered badge

Coats and rain macs (optional)

  • Can be purchased from any clothes retailer
  • Plain black or navy without logos, patterns or markings

Denim jackets, sweatshirts, tracksuit tops, hooded tops and combination tops are not permitted as top coats. These will be confiscated if visible.


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 styles

  • Hair should be neat, tidy and appropriate for a professional working environment (as defined by the school).

Extreme styles and unnatural hair colouring is not be permitted. This includes shaved lines in hair or eyebrows.


Make-up

  • Subtle make-up in neutral colours is permitted.
  • Nails should be at a length that cannot cause injury to others (as defined by the school)

Nail varnish is not permitted.


Jewellery / tattoos / piercings

  • Students may wear two small gold or silver stud earrings in each ear. 
  • 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. 

Nose studs, facial studs, ear expanders, rings, bracelets and any other form of jewellery or piercing is not permitted.


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.

 

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