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13/02/20

Absolutely stunning performances in this evening's showcase! Well done to all the student's who sang, acted and performed! https://t.co/QM96ikaUEB

13/02/20

Reminder: Our Year 7 girls football team have a fixture at Lanfranc this evening

11/02/20

Today's Year 8 netball fixture is now an away game. We expect to return to the academy by 16:15

11/02/20

Q&A with business professionals at EY https://t.co/ksGSGfQglg

11/02/20

We hope to see you at our Showcase performance on 13th February. Tickets are £2, available on the door. All proceeds go to https://t.co/VKksspwX9R

11/02/20

Year 10 students enjoying an Employability Workshop at EY in Canary Wharf. https://t.co/M7y57q6pys

10/02/20

Sign-up for next year's ski trip to Italy is now open! https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ You can see some highlights from this year's trip on the YouTube link below: https://t.co/6DF11K6IKh

06/02/20

Unfortunately due to today's travel disruption, the Year 7 trip to the Tower of London has been postponed until later in the year. We apologies for the disappointment!

05/02/20

We had two victories on Monday with the Year 9 & Year 10 netball teams! Well done girls!

04/02/20

We are continuing our Year 7 trips to the Tate Modern this week! https://t.co/obtTinjzkQ

03/02/20

There is a Year 7 football match after school today at Oasis Academy Coulsdon. We expect to return at around 5pm

30/01/20

Year 8 Fixture: 11/02/20 vs Oasis Coulsdon at Purley, expected to finish at 16:30

30/01/20

Year 9 and Y10 Fixtures next week: 3/02/20 vs Norbury Manor, 5/02/20 vs Riddlesdown. Both fixtures at Purley, expected to finishing around 16:30

29/01/20

7P1 had a great time at the Tower today! https://t.co/8jn96XN8r7

27/01/20

If you didn't get a chance to read last week's newsletter, our Year 8 and 9 students entered the V&A Design Challenge with some outstanding work. Year 9s 'Playground for Pigs' idea has reached the final! https://t.co/IuYFA69uPy

24/01/20

Our Year 9 and 10 basketball teams have a fixture on Monday 27th January, away at Shirley High. We hope to return at 5:15

22/01/20

Today's trip will be arriving back at the Academy around 4pm due to traffic. Sorry for any inconvenience

22/01/20

The first of our Year 7 tutor groups on their way to Tate Modern this morning! @ Tate Modern https://t.co/vF13TAHD40

16/01/20

FIXTURE: Monday 20th January Year 7 & 8 vs Riddlesdown away at Riddlesdown

15/01/20

Our Year 7 Netball team had a fantastic 19-1 victory this week. Next week (Wed 22nd Jan) our Year 10 team have a netball fixture at Archbishop Tenisons

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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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