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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)

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

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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

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Posted on March 20th 2018

Rocket Cars

On Tuesday 20th March, the Royal Air Force popped in to the Academy to help our science department launch the 'rocket cars' our students had designed during British Science Week, the previous week.

The launch involved threading a guide wire through each of the cars (to keep them on track) and then igniting a small charge on the back of each car, which propelled them forward!

Tim and Matt from the RAF were very impressed with the designs and assembly of all the cars, particularly those with bespoke "paint jobs".

A time was recorded for each group's car and the winning group(s) will be announced in the End of Term assembly. Well done to all of the students that took part!

Update 27-03-18

The winning team, whose model car reached a top speed of over 30mph was 'we Da Boss' which was comprised of the following Year 7’s; Maliyka, Jadian, Jessica and Dannina. These 4 girls will now advance to the regional finals, which are on the 25th April at RAF High Wycombe.