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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!

25/03/19

Unfortunately our network issue are continuing this morning. Staff emails are currently affected. Reception have a temporary telephone installed for urgent calls using the main academy number. This line may be busy!

22/03/19

Eco Club, led by Miss Buckley, continues to do great work in recycling the plastic bottles our students get through each week. All of this would have ended up in landfill if these students didn't do such a great job! https://t.co/GX6nBgEHqZ

22/03/19

We are currently suffering from a network outage, which is affecting our telephone system and email. You can still use our info.org.uk address for urgent messages. We hope to have this issue resolved soon.

21/03/19

Our Jack Petchey Speak Out finalists delivered six amazing speeches to their peers this afternoon. Topics ranged from hidden disabilities to battling depression. After careful deliberation, Freya was crowned the winner and will go on to the next stage of the competition! https://t.co/Hi1OXeWsEi

14/03/19

Thank you to all the students, parents and carers who attended our very busy Year 8 into Year 9 Options Evening! https://t.co/tyOPYvBWC1

14/03/19

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14/03/19

A reminder that it is our Year 8 into 9 Options Evening this evening for students and parents/carers. We look forward to seeing you from 17:30! https://t.co/kPDsGpeYSJ

11/03/19

conducted an impromptu search of all of our students using metal detecting ‘knife arches’ this morning. The search was in response to recent headlines concerning knife crime, but was not prompted by anything specific to our Academy. No illicit items were discovered! https://t.co/74RQDmqEvv

07/03/19

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Harris Academy Purley are looking for a Lead Practitioner/Aspiring Lead Practitioner: MFL. Apply now https://t.co/cMFIz4gxxF https://t.co/XKBgDwMhTl

07/03/19

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04/03/19

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Brilliant day Met ys 7,8,9 & 10 with Secrets of the Henna Girl. Bright confident pupils eager to learn and ready to question about Thank you for inviting me 🙂 https://t.co/9o6A9hHR6t

04/03/19

Our next Parent Voice meeting will take place tomorrow (5th March) from 18:30 until 19:30. All parents and carers of our students are welcome to attend the meetings. They are an ideal opportunity to provide feedback to our Leadership Team and Principal https://t.co/KVldmVB3bJ

01/03/19

A huge thank you to distinguished author Sufiya Ahmed for coming in and talking to our students today! https://t.co/TyOQJtFk71

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)

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Student Voice

Head Boy and Head Girl

Each year, the Academy appoints a Head Boy and Head Girl from our Sixth Form. The Head Boy and Head Girl act as student representatives and work alongside our staff and Prefect team on the various events that take place throughout the year.

Head BG Board 2016-17

 

Senior Prefects

The Academy appoints six Senior Prefects from Year 11 and twelve Senior Prefects from our Sixth Form. The role of the Senior Prefects is to support our Prefects in their daily duties and to act as a liaison between the Prefect team and our Senior Leadership Team (SLT).

  Blue Green Orange Purple Red Yellow
Sixth Form 2 2 2 2 2 2
Year 11 1 1 1 1 1 1

 

Prefects

Our Prefect Team plays an important role in leading three key areas in the Academy:

Classroom

  • Reading mentors
  • Classroom standards
  • Daily Notices
  • Canteen duty

Conduct

  • Inclusion / New starters
  • Around the building duties
  • Honour Court
  • Tour guides
  • Student 'Report'

Community

  • Enrichment supervision
  • Activity supervision (at Break and Lunch)
  • Inter-house competitions
  • Promotion (of clubs and events)
  • The environment

The Academy appoints 60 Prefects each year. Two are selected from each year group in each of our six Houses.

  Blue Green Orange Purple Red Yellow
Year 11 2 2 2 2 2 2
Year 10 2 2 2 2 2 2
Year 9 2 2 2 2 2 2
Year 8 2 2 2 2 2 2
Year 7 2 2 2 2 2 2

 

Rewards

In addition to the benefits students would gain from mentioning their role as a Prefect in university and job applications, our prefects also benefit from bespoke uniform (see our Prefect ties below) and special consideration for Student Leadership.

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Page Downloads

Title Date  
Literacy and Student Voice 09th Nov 2016 Download
Prefects and Responsibilities 2017-18 01st Dec 2017 Download
Student Voice December 2017 02nd Jan 2018 Download
Student Voice March 2017 23rd Mar 2017 Download
Student Voice November 2017 28th Nov 2017 Download
Student Voice October 2017 31st Oct 2017 Download
Student Voice Representatives for Terms 4, 5 and 6 19th Feb 2018 Download
Year 7 Handbook 2016-17 04th Jul 2016 Download