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17/10/19

We look forward to seeing you at this evening's Sixth Form Open Evening! Ensure you pick up a copy of our Course Information booklet, which tells you about all of the courses we offer at Purley https://t.co/zP4TadZ2El

14/10/19

Our Sixth Form Open/Options Evening is this Thursday! https://t.co/pHDGTeBlVe

10/10/19

Well done to the Year 7 and the Year 8 netball teams on their victories last night! Year 7 won 18-0 and Year 8 won 8-0

24/09/19

Open Evening is this Thursday from 5pm! Students are ready to take you on a guided tour around our fantastic Academy. https://t.co/s4bJ8HuYaB

12/09/19

The council have introduced driving restrictions on Kendra Hall Road between 08:00-09:30 and 14:00-16:00. Using the road between these times will result in a Penalty Charge! Please see our website for further information.

22/08/19

Biology, Chemistry and Physics saw 100% of results at grade 4-9, with over 60% being grade 7 or higher - all with more than +1 Progress! English rose by 6% to 76% grades 4-9. Media achieved an impressive 96% at grades 4-9 and Art saw 86% (33% of which were grade 7 or higher)! https://t.co/71LcWss5Xk

22/08/19

A huge congratulations to Year 11 students collecting their GCSE results today! All of their hard work has paid off with another year of fantastic results! We look forward to welcoming them back next year as Sixth Form students! https://t.co/q7w2Fn8hIy

15/08/19

Our Sixth Form students collected their fantastic A-Level and CTEC results today! Congratulations! 🎉 https://t.co/CXrBeoP0kS

15/08/19

Good luck to our Sixth Form students collecting their A-Level and CTEC results today! You can pick them up from Harris City Academy Crystal Palace from 9am (8am for those requiring support with UCAS applications). See you there!

12/07/19

We witnessed some great performances at yesterday's Harris Federation Sports Day, including 4 medal finishes for Purley! Well done to all of our athletes, spectators and staff who represented our academy at the event! https://t.co/ikZctUh83m

05/07/19

Yesterday, the academy held its first-ever Day of Sports. All year groups competed in numerous sporting tournaments throughout the day, ranging from badminton and basketball to table tennis and athletics! https://t.co/Fb2Jqv3TFv

03/07/19

are here at Harris Academy Purley helping our students get a step ahead in our day! Workshops and mock interviews have been taking place throughout the day https://t.co/hHoXss94Od

27/06/19

Students have been busy in Food Technology preparing some edibles for this evening's exhibition at the Croydon Arts Store in the Whitgift Centre. Please come along to the private viewing between 5pm and 8pm! https://t.co/ZwsYyH58Ax

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

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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 October 2019 22nd Oct 2019 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