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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

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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

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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

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

10/11/18

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

06/11/18

There have been some changes to the local afternoon bus timetable. If you travel home by bus, please take a moment to see the changes: https://t.co/8d6jRlF9tt

30/10/18

Read about Day 3 of our on our website: https://t.co/YUlRobEDsZ

29/10/18

Having spent time training and playing some beach volleyball, our students are keen to play in their first football fixture in Athens this morning! https://t.co/vinCqfDHmh

29/10/18

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ICT Technician required .Apply now https://t.co/zPnR9m4jxf https://t.co/1ByFuQHZqh

19/10/18

Students have been brushing up on their African Drumming skills this morning! https://t.co/gTuF4zEwNs

17/10/18

Today, Year 8 students learned about careers within our National Health Service, led by three professionals from the NHS! https://t.co/NRBiwIcZvW

16/10/18

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ICT Technician required .Apply now https://t.co/ioyHXrzUv3 https://t.co/VXPsh4RjEe

15/10/18

Retweetd From HAPU Pastoral Hub

Here's the PEPs Leaderboard for September. Which House will take the top spot for October? https://t.co/hSu2NxdRwb

15/10/18

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is this Thursday from 5pm! https://t.co/ZqhD8wyOv4

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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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