Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Trips and Visits

Trips give students the opportunity to visit new places, participate in new activities and develop new friendships with their peers.

Trips offer students the chance to broaden their horizons and knowledge, and consolidate learning in a way directly related to the real world.

London Docklands
Students visit former industrial areas to learn about urban regeneration and inner city redevelopment. This contributes to their coursework and provides students with a greater geographical and historical understanding of important areas of London.

IMG 0215Frylands Outdoor Activity Centre (October)
Our annual trip to Frylands focusses on outdoor adventure, managed in a way which encourages and enables young people to enjoy and experience the benefits of the natural environment.

Students have the opportunity to develop their team building skills while overcoming obstacles (both physically and mentally) and in the process, build confidence and become more resilient.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Year 7 students to create friendships at the start of their journey through secondary education.

20220704 140532Rewards Trips
At the end of each term students have the option to exchange the reward points they have earned for school equipment, privilege cards or tickets for one of our reward trips.

Previous trips have included TenPin Bowling, Vue Cinema and Oxygen Freejumping. To find out more about our rewards programme, please see our Behaviour Policy.

Federation Sports Day (July)
Federation Sports Day is an annual athletics event held at Crystal 20220929 160012Palace Sports Arena. Students from Harris Academies across the city come together to compete in athletic events on behalf of their academies.

Medals are awarded to the finalists in each discipline and trophies are awarded to the Academy with the best performing boys team and girls team for each year group.

Theatre & Ballet Trips
These trips take place throughout the year, with the intention of introducing students to live theatre and ballets, which are important aspects of British culture.
This year's theatre trips have included Back to the Future, Sleeping Beauty (ballet) and a pantomime.Tillingbourne

BRIT School (September)
BRIT School offers local schools an opportunity to watch their school performances and to work alongside their dance and drama instructors in a professional setting.

Tilingbourne (June)
Geography students conduct research around the town of Tilingbourne, particularly along the river banks, which contributes to their GCSE coursework.

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Students studying a language visit the British Film Institute to experience foreign language films and to participate in exhibitions relating to the language they study. 

National Apprenticeship Show
Students visit the National Apprenticeship Show to have a greater understanding of their future options and career choices, in order for them to make an informed decision about their future.

Science Museum (July)Students in lab coats
The Science Museum is a valuable resource for students, particularly those studying scientific disciplines at A-Level. The trips aim to inspire students through the museum's award-winning exhibitions, iconic objects and stories of incredible scientific achievement.  

Ski Trips
The Academy has organised ski trips to resorts in France, Switzerlandm Austria and Italy.