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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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currently 1000 students on roll, situated on the Croydon/Surrey border with excellent transport to central London, Surrey and the south coast. Open since September 2009, we were judged Outstanding. The Academy moved into a state-of-the-art new building in September 2012. Our sixth form provision is expanding with increasing numbers of students taking Mathematics and Further Mathematics. 

We are a happy, hard-working and highly ambitious community in which students and staff treat on another with care and respect. The Academy combines traditional values of discipline and good-manners with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology.

The Academy’s leadership team and staff share an expectation that each and every student who joins Harris Academy Purley achieves his or her “personal best”. With an emphasis on Enterprise, the Academy strives each and every day to create a culture and ethos which promotes curiosity, initiative and leadership in all our young people.

Please use the Vacancies link in our menu to browse all of Purley's vacancies on the Harris Federation Careers website. You can also download the Teaching Staff Prospectus below, for more information about our Academy.

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