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15/02/19

Wishing Harris Academy Purley and South Norwood students a safe and pleasant trip to Austria today! If you'd like to keep up with the action on and off the slopes, follow: https://t.co/INKhXfwL40 (also on Instagram)

11/02/19

A little reminder that Friday 15th is an INSET day!

30/01/19

Term Dates for the next academic year are on our website: https://t.co/Q6a5xBJ41P

28/01/19

Our dedicated Art department are running 3 trips to the Tate Modern every week for the next couple of weeks to ensure all of our Year 7 and Year 8 students get a chance to experience the artwork and culture the gallery has to offer! https://t.co/uNxLWPRLAX

23/01/19

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Harris Academy Purley are hiring. Apply now https://t.co/v0D1nNbGNY https://t.co/muTD100CXl

22/01/19

A Parent/Carer Voice meeting will take place this evening at 6.30pm until 7.30pm in the Sixth Form Study Area. It is open to all parents and carers of students at the academy. Refreshments will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!

09/01/19

Some of our students have requested the team photos from our recent Athens tour, here they are! https://t.co/9RjefHE426

19/12/18

Students are hard at work creating some tasty treats for this evening's Christmas Concert @ Harris Academy Purley https://t.co/r8jrudjpJ3

06/12/18

This week we welcomed back the team from to teach our students more about the engineering cycle. This is part of a programme to promote STEAM subjects in schools! https://t.co/5drcbi9uiH

06/12/18

Retweetd From Ms A

Really looking forward to my second placement induction today. I’ve heard good things about the school!

06/12/18

Last night saw victory for our Year 10 football team. We beat Trinity 4-2 in the Croydon County Cup, with all four goals coming from Kallum and an outstanding performance in goal from Francisco! Well done!

04/12/18

The next Parent Voice meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 11th December 2018 from 18:30. All parents/carers are welcome: https://t.co/U9biUFdJqy

03/12/18

Reminder: The Academy will be closed on 14th December 2018 for the Year 6 Testing Day. The only students onsite that day will be those sitting Year 13 mocks, intervention or Year 6 students. https://t.co/hn8LvCjhSk

30/11/18

It may be almost a month away, but our Food Technology students have been busy creating some fantastic edible decorations to go on our Christmas tree next week! https://t.co/0YF8TMjfv6

30/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Careers

We are looking for a Director of Learning Business .Apply now https://t.co/U5o0FkZ8rS https://t.co/piJoT5PPQi

28/11/18

Today, students have been taking part in a STEAM challenge (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths), in partnership with UCL! https://t.co/CgdMjUhA7f

26/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Monday Motivation Director of Learning Geography required .Apply now https://t.co/4UDSYXbkAZ 🌎 https://t.co/8AuCac0tbH

10/11/18

Retweetd From HAPU Pastoral Hub

Here's the PEPs Leaderboard up to and including October... Congratulations to Yellow House! https://t.co/ZkAx0cBOtR

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Exam Results

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

Our top performing girls included:

  • Shardaé Malcolm achieved grade 9s in Biology and English with grade 8s in Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Geography
  • Theilooksha Selvaratnam 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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