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20/11/17

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Year 11 students discussing the harm principle, and the limits of freedom https://t.co/EqKzfmqrHV

20/11/17

We’re excited to see how the first group of students get on – unforgettable life experiences ahead! https://t.co/KtP8uzSP7l

20/11/17

Students were pleased to meet The Earl of Wessex when the school received its licence last week. https://t.co/ULYZctpkXg

19/11/17

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17/11/17

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A fantastic afternoon to cap a very busy week of sport. With the Yr9 rugby team winning against and the Yr8+11 football teams winning against in the cup. Thank you to all staff for your support. https://t.co/dmyhnA8xcw

16/11/17

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HRH met bronze & silver award participants who were taking part in a group exercise that will help them with different challenges presents. https://t.co/IfQuT72GUQ

16/11/17

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To gain a award each participant must learn a new skill. HRH joined students who are learning first aid to help them pass their bronze award. https://t.co/5qbmi8W5DA

16/11/17

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Next The Earl visited Harris Tottenham Academy which opened in September 2014 & launched the award scheme for its students in September 2017. https://t.co/eVI9qqOt0Z

16/11/17

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Before departing The Earl presented the Harris Tottenham Academy with their license certificate – good luck to all the new participants! https://t.co/eytuMUapUn

15/11/17

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Excellent - we need more of this - showing the way https://t.co/ucBY0PtzeB

15/11/17

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A good cross-country trek from to reach the beautiful village of St David’s. https://t.co/3v5UM4vbsw

15/11/17

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Just met with some super career focused Y13s on their academy day talking all about . Thanks for having me!

15/11/17

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HCACP Students design amazing amusement rides as part of todays IET Faraday Challenge in association with https://t.co/nEqxPfLCAO

14/11/17

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Following a 'no notice' Ofsted inspection in September, we "maintain the high standards" identified in our previous 'Outstanding' inspection! https://t.co/lzIeOHR6Rs

14/11/17

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Purley school given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/HGTJ9ZEMTP

14/11/17

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Congratulations to the many children in our Primary Phase who achieved 100% attendance in the first half term. Fantastic! https://t.co/Qb8ECpG58E

11/11/17

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10/11/17

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Today we are proud to announce the names of our Golden Ticket winners for weeks 6 and 7 of the autumn term - Excellent work! https://t.co/1nftbumpVE

10/11/17

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Deadline to hand in Year 10 Work Experience own placement forms is Friday 17th November. https://t.co/KMQdDuRpOT

09/11/17

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Our students are intrigued by the opportunities on offer through the Imperial Pathways to Medicine programme! https://t.co/PJSNUZNnoc

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Posted on: November 11th 2016

Harris Invictus Academy 'Outstanding' in First Ever Ofsted Report

INVICTUS STUDENTHarris Invictus Academy in Croydon has been rated ‘outstanding’ in every category following its first ever Ofsted inspection.

The academy is only the seventh secondary free school in London to be rated ‘outstanding’.

The Ofsted report praised the academy’s staff, students and atmosphere. Inspectors said:

  • “The quality of teaching has a very strong impact on pupils’ achievements. High expectations, well-structured learning and the effective use of good resources mean that pupils receive high-quality lessons.”
  • “Senior leaders, governors and the Federation are aspirational for the school and its pupils.”
  • “Pupils are extremely well turned out and have first-rate manners. They are very proud of their school and of their achievements.”
  • “The teaching of literacy and numeracy is very effective. In all classrooms, literacy has a very strong presence with the week’s literacy target displayed prominently.”
  • “The school is a vibrant place in which all pupils are enabled to achieve their potential.”

The report also notes that disadvantaged students “make very strong progress from their different starting points” and that leaders “are quick to pick up discrepancies in learning and put in place successful strategies to help pupils overcome difficulties”.

Having opened in 2014 with a Year 7 cohort, Harris Invictus Academy is yet to have its first GCSE results. Nonetheless, Ofsted inspectors are optimistic about future examinations, stating that “the progress of current pupils suggests that they are being prepared very effectively for their examinations at the end of Year 11.”

Carol-Anne Alcock, Executive Principal of Harris Invictus Academy, said:

“This report recognises the determination and positivity that is so crucial to our work at Harris Invictus Academy. I must pay tribute to the hard work of our staff and students who have achieved all of this in temporary accommodation. I know that moving into our new facilities next September will give us a further boost as we continue to grow year on year.”

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