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26/11/21

Our Year 7 netball team continued their winning form with a dominant win over Archbishop Lanfranc. The team worked exceptionally well together and showed excellent sportsmanship, including encouraging and supporting the opposition. https://t.co/5uE4vtJgQM

24/11/21

Our Year 8 football team returned to their winning ways last night, with a emphatic 8:2 win over Trinity. The boys dominated from start to finish and even had a little left in the tank at the end! Raffael was MOTM, controlling the game from the middle. Well done!

23/11/21

Our Year 7 and Year 8 netball teams made their debut last night against Orchard Park. Both teams left victorious, showing excellent team working skills and determination. A great start for both teams! Well done.

22/11/21

Retweetd From Danny Dalton

Thank you for the warm welcome I received today when delivering ZAP workshops to Years 7 & 8’s. A fantastic start to https://t.co/UZcSwkiequ

18/11/21

Year 8 played their third National Cup fixture this week. The boys were fantastic, coming from behind to lead 2:1 with a minute to go. A questionable penalty caused the game to go into extra time and eventually penalties, which unfortunately led to our first defeat.

17/11/21

This evening's Year 8 fixture at Kingdale has gone into extra time. Students are expected to return to the academy at the later time of 16:30.

17/11/21

On Tuesday our Y7/8 girls football team attended their first tournament of the year. They played 5 tough games against local schools and showed tenacity and courage, resulting in some excellent results! Highman's Highlight® was a fantastic goal by Diorella. Well done girls! https://t.co/mLxme8dnmi

11/11/21

We were honoured to have our very own Mr Gurung lay a wreath in today's assembly. Mr Gurung served for over 18 years in the British Army, stationed in countries as far afield as Hong Kong and Nepal https://t.co/vsVwkIAgBV

11/11/21

Massive congratulations to the students who took part in the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge yesterday. They were all fantastic and it was tough to choose our 5 finalists! https://t.co/WbeEnepaEz

09/11/21

We welcomed Lesley Urbach from https://t.co/LGP9zl0mJx to the Academy last week. Lesley spoke to our students about her family's experiences during the holocaust. https://t.co/lXq62awRCH

08/11/21

Retweetd From Superdad Damo

Twitter I have been invited into today to give a talk on my journey, business and the importance of health and fitness. I am both excited and extremely nervous!! Wish me luck

08/11/21

Following on from our successful Year 11 Raising Achievement Evening, here are some recommended revision books for our GCSE students: https://t.co/6iCyT8m1ML

11/10/21

We are running Intervention Sessions for our GCSE students over the half term break. Please see our most recent letter for details: https://t.co/k1YZYIWMa5

04/10/21

This week our Year 7s are going on trips to Frylands. A letter has gone out detailing everything you need to know. Have a great time!

01/10/21

Year 8s played their first ever football match representing the Academy yesterday. They played Archbishop Tenison's and came away with a 7:2 win! Well done to the squad and to Nyle, who was named Man of the Match.

23/09/21

Open Evening is this evening! Our gates will open at 16:30 and will close at 19:00. Local parking restrictions are in force, so please plan your journey accordingly! We can't wait to meet you. https://t.co/qJoQsPNU7M

22/09/21

Open Evening is tomorrow from 16:30! Please reserve a seat at our Principal's Address using the form below. Further information is available on our website. https://t.co/6XiI1FjBth https://t.co/ueCseX1CJg

17/09/21

Open Evening 2021 is on 23rd September from 16:30. Please visit our website for more information and to book a seat at our Principal's Address: https://t.co/6XiI1FBcRR https://t.co/1nwg4VZ2Um

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External Lectures

Externally Organised Lectures

Live lectures and seminars are a great way for students to hear directly from leading figures from a range of industries. Students that register have the opportunity to ask questions via a moderated Q&A session.

Please note that the lectures and resources featured on this pageare not hosted or organised by the Harris Academy Purley.

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Tues 8th June 10-11am

 

In collaboration with Penguin Talks

 

Penguin Talk: Why Books Create Belonging, Hafsa Zayyan & Zawe Ashton (Lit in Colour)

 

For KS4-5/ S4-6

Dispute resolution lawyer and winner of the inaugural #Merky Books New Writers' Prize, Hafsa Zayyan, joins author, actress, playwright and director, Zawe Ashton to discuss why young people should have access to books that both reflect their world and expose them to the experiences of others.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Mon 14th June 10-11am

 

Elma Murray, Chair, Young Scot & Interim Chair, Accounts Commission for Scotland

 

For K4-5/ S4-6

Would you like to develop your leadership skills? Join us for a broadcast with Elma Murray OBE who will be speaking about the importance of young people having a voice. Elma is passionate about the vital role of public sector services to support local people and the most vulnerable in our communities. She has a specific focus on transformation, young people and children’s services, wellbeing and inclusive growth.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Mon 14th June 2-3pm

 

Moving The Needle panel event with Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production)

 

For KS4-5/ S4-6

Are you interested in finding out about what it is like to work in the music industry? Find out about the range of roles on offer in the music industry! Join us for a panel event with Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production).

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Tues 15th June 5-6pm

 

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Grierson Trust panel event with David DeHaney, Former Trustee and Creative Director of production company Proper Content (who made The School That Tried to End Racism) and Rashida Josiah, freelance Senior Researcher for TV and worked on shows like First Dates and The Circle.

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Interested in working in TV when you’re older? Want to know how to get into the industry, or hear more about how television and filmmaking can drive forward positive social change? Join us for a panel event with The Grierson Trust, a registered charity that exists to promote documentary filmmaking. The Grierson Trust celebrates the work of documentary-maker, John Grierson and runs Grierson DocLab training and mentoring programmes to help people progress in the industry. The organisation is also responsible for the annual British Documentary Awards, more fondly known as the Griersons.

Wed 16th June 10-11am

 

 

 

 

 

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman, ITV

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Join us for a broadcast with the chairman of ITV! We will be speaking to Sir Peter Bazalgette about the impact that technology is having on creativity and will be sharing his experiences of creating internationally successful TV formats.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Wed 16th June 2-3pm

Dr. Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Calling all art fans! We’re excited to welcome Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Nicholas took up his position in spring 2015 following his role as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Wed 17th June 10-11am

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Ed Couchman, General Manager, Snap Inc

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Hear from the General Manager of Snap Inc! Ed is responsible for the business performance of Snapchat in the UK. He works with the world’s biggest brands and advertisers helping them understand how to communicate with and stand out to the Snapchat Generation. He will be speaking about the importance of having digital skills and the exciting variety of roles available in the industry. This is the perfect broadcast for our aspiring tech leaders!

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

WEEK STARTING 24th MAY

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SPEAKER

INFO

Wed 26th May 10-11am

 

Predict ’21 campaign

 

Stephen Woodford, CEO, Advertising Association

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Join us for our first Predict '21 Broadcast! We will be speaking to Stephen Woodford, CEO, Advertising Association about the role of technology in advertising and how students can ensure that they are prepared for tomorrow's tech accelerated world. Stephen is looking forward to answering your questions.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

 

 

Advance registration

Mon 14th June 10-11am

 

 

 

Elma Murray, Chair, Young Scot & Interim Chair, Accounts Commission for Scotland

 

For K4-5/ S4-6

 

Would you like to develop your leadership skills? Join us for a broadcast with Elma Murray OBE who will be speaking about the importance of young people having a voice. Elma is passionate about the vital role of public sector services to support local people and the most vulnerable in our communities. She has a specific focus on transformation, young people and children’s services, wellbeing and inclusive growth.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Mon 14th June 2-3pm

Moving The Needle panel event with Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production)

 

For KS4-5/ S4-6

Are you interested in finding out about what it is like to work in the music industry? Find out about the range of roles on offer in the music industry! Join us for a panel event with Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production).

 

 

 

 

 

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

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