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20/06/19

Staff and students had a wonderful time at the Year 11 Prom yesterday. Photos can be viewed on our Facebook page: https://t.co/ZDLy8EEWsL https://t.co/0PQOhVhuj6

19/06/19

Please come along and celebrate our Art, Photography, Textiles and Graphics students' achievements this year in our first public exhibition! The private viewing is from 5pm at the LOFT gallery in the Croydon Arts Store in the Whitgift Shopping Centre from 5pm - 8pm. https://t.co/9KXHKS6IyJ

14/06/19

Wishing all of our Year 11s a restful break, having finished their GCSE examinations! Information about GCSE Results Day can be found on our website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

14/06/19

Year 9 Art students have worked hard this week on their self-portraits; learning how to use tone to create depth within the face. Marita, Grace and Maya have definitely caught a likeness! What a talented group of artists - Miss Forsdyke https://t.co/9R1HKvAZia

11/06/19

The library team have made some fantastic D-Day displays, celebrating the 75th anniversary. Students using the library at break and after school have access to newspaper articles and books about the event https://t.co/0KI6XpgzHB

07/06/19

This week students have been on trips to Goodwood Farm to see where their food comes from. They had the opportunity to meet some of the animals and see some super cars on the nearby race track. One student even had the opportunity to operate a £140,000 tractor! https://t.co/ZLDgfvPrwX

05/06/19

Year 9 Mock Exam Timetable is now on out website: https://t.co/WwbEDKn28p

03/06/19

Mr Sarson had the privilege of presenting our prefects with bespoke prefect ties this afternoon. Well done to the whole team! https://t.co/KA80YVCLSW

22/05/19

On 3rd July, Year 9 students will be taking part in an employability skills day and we need your help! Here are the details: https://t.co/BShqa58lBF If you would like to take part, please email n.vanderweide.org.uk - Thank you!

14/05/19

From the 7th to the 9th May, 12 lucky Year 10 & 12 students took part in an Architecture workshop lead by the 3.09 Collective; a group of young architects aiming to open doors for students from diverse backgrounds into the world of Architecture and Urban Planning. https://t.co/nbNZxzIY37

14/05/19

Maya attended an awards ceremony at City Hall this week for being a Runner Up in her age category in the Mayor of London's Fourth Plinth competition. Maya's artwork 'Women's Journey' will remain on display to the public at City Hall. Well done Maya! https://t.co/j4Nu2j5BRx

13/05/19

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We had an amazing 1st day starting our programme , facilitating young people in the built environment who are underrepresented in the industry https://t.co/e4a3bdCnY1

13/05/19

Congratulations to Charlie for coming 3rd in the Murrayfield ice skating compeition this weekend! Charlie is also competeting in Aberdeen on the 20th-21st May... Best of luck! https://t.co/er7VRXa6NW

29/04/19

We now have some wonderful new seating and picnic tables in our quad area! https://t.co/LrlzRi8wLi

23/04/19

Transition Evening is from 7pm tomorrow (Wednesday 24th April 2019) and will end around 8pm. Please let us know in advance if you would like to drop younger children off in the crèche while the talks are going on: info.org.uk

04/04/19

Year 7 students have been taking part in a STEM challenge with Mr Dauban in Design & Technology today! https://t.co/p9V9FO4WT7

01/04/19

Letters for our End of Term and Start of Term arrangements are now on the website: https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

29/03/19

Purley, South Norwood, Palace and Beckenham Y11 Media students are attending a special workshop at to prepare them for their upcoming exams! https://t.co/xnsoyooEOJ

28/03/19

A group of our students were invited to Accenture's 'Decoded' workshop to improve their teamwork and communication skills. Accenture work with some well-known companies including Google and New Look, fixing their technical issues. The students had a great time! https://t.co/YS1SepBRa7

25/03/19

The issues with our Virgin line have now been resolved. Email and telephones are working once again. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused!

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Parent Voice

Parent Voice is a representative body for parents and carers in the Academy. The aims of the Parent Voice is to represent the views of all parents and carers and to contribute towards the Academy, securing the best learning opportunities for all our students.

The Chair and Secretary are elected annually at the second meeting of the Parent Voice of each academic year. Parental views are represented by the Parent Voice to the Academy Senior Leadership Team (SLT). There will be one meeting each half term. The dates for these meetings are published on our Calendar. All minutes from those meetings will be available at the bottom of this page.

Parents and carers can contact the Parent Voice by email: parentvoice@harrispurley.org.uk
 

Meeting Dates

Meetings are usually held on the first or second Tuesday of every month, starting at 18:30 and running until around 20:00. Please use the Parent filter on our Calendar page to view this year's meeting dates.
 

Terms of Reference

  • To work in partnership with the Academy to create a welcoming school that is inclusive for all parents and carers
  • To work with staff, governors, sponsors and other stakeholders to implement the vision of the Academy
  • Engage in a wide range of initiatives that promote the progress of the Academy and students within it
  • To achieve the widest possible levels of participation and engagement amongst parents and carers by promoting the work of the Parent Voice

 

Online Safety Information for Parents

The Academy regularly hosts Online Safety seminars and Prevent training.  Documents from these sessions can be found in our Information Pack below.  You can find more information about these topics in our Safeguarding section.

 

Parental Feedback 2015 - 2016

At every parent consultation evening throughout the year 2015 – 2016 the Academy seeks the views of parents and carers on how we are doing.  Questions range from the quality of teaching pupils receive, the progress pupils are making, how safe pupils feel as well as how well led the Academy is.  Any self-reflective organisation needs to evaluate how well it performs and needs to put in place steps to improve.  We are committed to continuous self-improvement.  Your feedback is important to us. 

Please see below a summary of your responses for the academic year 2015 – 2016.  Thank you for taking the time to complete our questionnaires and your support throughout the year.

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Year 6 Transition Day 2016 (a.k.a. New Year 7 Induction Day 2016)

This is the PowerPoint which was presented at the Year 6 Transition Day 2016. You will also find the Year 7 Handbook (a guide for parents, carers and students) as well as the Summer Assignment booklet at the bottom of this webpage. The key to successful transition is effective communication.  I hope you find these resources helpful and informative in preparation for joining the Academy in September 2016.  Please don’t hesitate to contact particular members of staff if you have further questions.  All staff contact details and roles are detailed in the Contact section of the website

B Cannon
Principal

Dates for the 2017 Year 6 Transition Day and New Year 7 Parent Information Evening can be found in our Calendar.

 

Christmas Jumper Day and the Parent Voice Christmas Raffle

On Tuesday 20th December, the Academy celebrated Christmas with a range of activities and events for students and staff throughout the day. 

For a £1 donation, students could wear a Christmas jumper under their blazers (this is in place of their Academy jumpers). Proceeds go to a charity decided by Student Voice. 

Parent Voice also held their Christmas Raffle in the afternoon.  Tickets for the raffle were priced at £1 per strip and proceeds went towards the Academy. Prizes were kindly donated by local businesses and included a laptop, trainers, cinema tickets, beauty treatments and gift vouchers for a variety of high street stores.

This all coincides with Chartwells' Christmas Dinner, which was a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. The Christmas Dinner costs £2.90 for all staff and students who are not on Free School Meals.

We look forward to an exciting and festive end of term!

Page Downloads

Title Date  
Cyberbullying Presentation to Parent Voice 14th Jan 2016 Download
Family Lives - Parenting Support Programme 29th Oct 2015 Download
Homework Presentation 05th Jul 2017 Download
Literacy at Harris Academy Purley 03rd Feb 2016 Download
Numeracy at Harris Academy Purley 03rd Feb 2016 Download
Online Safety & Prevent Info Pack 26th May 2016 Download
Parent Voice Information Letter June 2016 14th Jun 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Meeting March 2017 07th Mar 2017 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes April 2016 12th Apr 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes April 2017 18th Apr 2017 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes April 2018 15th May 2018 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes December 2016 01st Jan 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes December 2017 05th Dec 2017 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes February 2016 02nd Feb 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes February 2017 07th Feb 2017 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes January 2016 12th Jan 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes January 2018 09th Jan 2018 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes June 2016 21st Jun 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes June 2017 06th Jun 2017 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes June 2018 05th Jun 2018 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes March 2016 21st Mar 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes May 2016 06th Jun 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes May 2018 01st May 2018 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes November 2015 10th Nov 2015 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes November 2016 08th Nov 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes October 2015 06th Oct 2015 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes October 2016 08th Nov 2016 Download
Parent Voice Meeting Minutes September 2016 13th Sep 2016 Download
Parent Voice Raffle Follow up 2017 01st Aug 2017 Download
Parental Guidance to My Child at School 12th Jan 2017 Download
PEP Presentation to Parent Voice 13th Nov 2015 Download
Progress 8 Presentation 02nd Oct 2015 Download
Response to Questions from Parents Re: Academy Day 13th Apr 2016 Download
Safeguarding Presentation to Parent Voice on 10 Jan 2017 10th Jan 2017 Download
Welcome Letter from Parent Voice 01st Oct 2015 Download
Y7 Literacy & Numeracy Evening 2016 19th Sep 2016 Download
Year 6 Parents Evening 2016 04th Jul 2016 Download
Year 6 Summer Assignment Booklet 04th Jul 2016 Download