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21/09/20

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. https://t.co/kR4qwtIalz https://t.co/N4lo8fctBM

14/09/20

We will be hosting virtual Parent Information Evenings on Thursday 17th September 2020. Please see our letter for further information: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

14/09/20

Our first newsletter of the academic year is out! https://t.co/FJsf6qaA69 https://t.co/kEbd7N46dU

02/09/20

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: https://t.co/ITFDlH6jvU

20/08/20

Congratulations to all our incredible students picking up incredible results today! It has been a pleasure teaching you 🎓 https://t.co/n0dty2RWOF

13/08/20

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 https://t.co/ynf3aB2wBY

30/06/20

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! https://t.co/4iSobiaz9Y

29/06/20

The Great HAPU Bake Off had some fantastic entries from our students! Below are just a few of the great cakes we received! https://t.co/82BVVVZfAo

24/06/20

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

24/06/20

One Day… the free-man unplugged the societal controlling auxiliary-cord from his mind, only then… was he free from the low frequencies stifling his mind. Growth Mindset Mr Headley

24/06/20

One day, the inscriptions in my diary will enter my life as a physical manifestation of and wrapped in God's undying love. Ms C Thompson

24/06/20

‘One day a teacher gazed outside her window. She thought about what it would feel like to be a fleecy cloud in the sky.’ Ms Lewis

24/06/20

One day a man battled to walk against the torrents of winds. “I feel old” he said to himself, “my knees are hurting”. Mr Ahmad

24/06/20

One day I attended, in altered attire, a formal assembly of bumptious coves who joyfully spoke in bellicose barks of days of yester year. Mr Winter

24/06/20

One day humanity realised that history repeats. Spanish flu conquered the world but in time retreated and faded into history. Covid19 will eventually do the same. (26 words but I tried) Miss Garner

24/06/20

One day. The dinosaurs were missed by the asteroid. They formed the first civilisation and learned forms of communication and we unfortunately never existed. Rohan, Sixth Form

24/06/20

One day, the final choice made by Roosavelt resulted in the deterioration of the atomic bombs never happening and a potential land invasion of Japan. Nickoy, Sixth Form

24/06/20

One day Herbert the mouse snuck into the Brown’s house through the tiny hole in the skirting board; it really annoyed Gerald the cat. Ms Pengelly

24/06/20

One day the world will go back to normal, invisible threats recede and the sun melts the façade. Hibernation ends revealing the new normal Mr Contreras

24/06/20

One day, the world will end. It will end in fire, in blood, in anguish, and humanity will burn – those that do not learn. Ms Claoue De Gohr

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Exam Results

Key Stage 4 Results for 2018-19
 

  • Progress 8 score: -0.10
  • Attainment 8 Score Average: 4.2
  • Percentage of students with a grade 5+ in English and Maths: 34%
  • Percentage of students with a grade 4+ in English and Maths: 57%
  • Percentage of students entered for the EBACC: 81%
  • Percentage of students achieving the EBACC at grade 5+%: 14%
  • Percentage of students staying in education or employment after key stage 4: 97%

 

GCSE success at Harris Academy Purley

Harris Academy Purley is celebrating a strong set of GCSE results.

In summary:

  • 65% of students achieved at least five GCSEs including English and maths.  Under the new system, passes are marked on a scale of Grade 9 (equivalent to an A**) to Grade 4 (equivalent to a C)
  • 17% of grades were 7 - 9
  • 70% of students achieved grade 4s or higher in English and also in Maths

Notable individual successes included our top performing boys include:

  • Akash achieved 3 grade 9s in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, as well as grade 8s in English, History and Maths
  • Sajid achieved grade 9s in Chemistry, Economics and English as well as grade 8s in History, Physics, Maths and Biology.

Our top performing girls included:

  • Shardaé achieved grade 9s in Biology and English with grade 8s in Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Geography
  • Theilooksha achieved a grade 9 in biology and grade 8s in Maths, Physics, Geography, English, Computer Science and Chemistry

 

Harris Academy Purley Principal, Phillip Wheatley, said:

Despite tougher standards this year, students have achieved fantastically well. They have been working hard towards these examinations for a long time and deserve to feel incredibly proud of their results.

A good set of GCSEs gives students the basis they need to thrive in sixth form and at university and I am looking forward to following the progress of all those collecting results today.

May I also thank parents and staff for their unwavering support and determination, which has helped to make today such a cause for celebration.” 

Department For Education

The data regarding our performance is available on the DFE website via the link below:

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/135955

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