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24/06/17

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22/06/17

Well done to for their fantastic Ofsted result - 'outstanding' across the board. https://t.co/oaKd6jhWaa

21/06/17

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It's another hot day! Please remember hats, water bottles and sun cream today, especially years 1, 3 and 4, who have PE scheduled for today. https://t.co/iQHSx8dKTJ

21/06/17

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135 amazing Year 7 & Year 8 students received a CREST award in recognition of their work in last term's STEM project https://t.co/Rv93tNu4Jr https://t.co/N36dc7ed2a

21/06/17

Congratulations! https://t.co/8UngweD7mD

21/06/17

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Really fantastic start to our ST13 Summer School! Here are some of our students learning about how language shapes us - really fascinating! https://t.co/5YrtZR5BYc

21/06/17

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Fascinating discussion about organ donation at our Summer School - a room full of bright future scientists! https://t.co/Gs8VKZ7wZu

15/06/17

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Thanks to for inviting our boys over to learn how an auction house work, and examine some jewels! https://t.co/7A9dDxcxki

15/06/17

Brilliant Ofsted result for - 'outstanding' in every category. https://t.co/T560aA8TXR

14/06/17

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Interested in a career change? Visit our website to see a list of our open subjects and apply via UCAS today-1TZ! https://t.co/IG8FJ8nOlD

14/06/17

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Lovely to see so many reception parents attending the phonics session. #RWI https://t.co/4BwshcAHx1

14/06/17

Retweeted From WORDfest 15.07.17

GRAFFITI ARTIST WANTED! Do you know a budding young Banksy? Or a graffiti artist who'd like to come and graffiti LIVE during WORDfest? https://t.co/EPvwKLAM5a

14/06/17

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Exciting times as our new school is taking shape! Also preparations for our 3rd Wordfest are in full flow! https://t.co/APUTgGgLqe

14/06/17

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Learning Resources Centre Manager required .Apply now https://t.co/NnJd3fefYb https://t.co/zCQA8PdfQo

14/06/17

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Click to find information on our exciting fundraiser taking place next month! https://t.co/RssP7w5YOj

14/06/17

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Amazing performance from students at the https://t.co/fXhKO615Xx

14/06/17

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Some amazing practical's going on in Mr Rigby's class last week with Y10. https://t.co/qv7DfRmAvq

14/06/17

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Today in assembly we thought about whether it is okay to always treat people the same. https://t.co/4SJwqbAI4x

11/06/17

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year 13 BTEC students auditioning for their Night of the Creative Arts! Final list up on Monday p5! https://t.co/w0Ssffi61T

11/06/17

Great Teachers - thank you so much! https://t.co/2edwXdCiRU

Posted on: April 13th 2017

Three New Harris Free Schools Approved

The Department for Education has approved three new Harris Federation free schools. Two of these will be in Greenwich and the third will be in Bromley. All three will build on the success of existing Harris academies in those areas.

Details are as follows:

  • Greenwich secondary school:

Working with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and building on the success of Harris Academy Greenwich, this will be a secondary academy for boys. Greenwich predicts that an additional 210 places will be needed in the borough by 2021. The new school will provide 180 of these.

Harris Academy Greenwich is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and receives around seven applications per place available.

With a separate free school for girls opening in September 2018, the new Harris secondary will help to ensure a balance of places for boys and girls in the borough. 

  • Greenwich primary school:

The Royal Borough of Greenwich predicts that, in order to meet the need for primary places in Blackheath and Charlton, 105 new Reception places will be needed by 2021. The new Harris primary will deliver 90 of these.

It will work closely with one of the nearby Harris secondary academies –Harris Academy Greenwich or Harris Academy Falconwood, depending on the site chosen – so that children can have access to specialist secondary teachers and resources from as young as age 9.  In our other schools, we have found that children enjoy having this access and that it makes them much better prepared for the transition to secondary school at age 11.

  • Bromley secondary school:

This will be a co-educational secondary school in Sydenham. It will work closely with the successful Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley and Harris Academy Beckenham.

Bromley Council predicts that as many as 300 new Year 7 places could be needed in the borough by the early 2020s. Given our aim of finding a site in Sydenham, the school is likely to meet demand from Lewisham families as well.

We will also develop strong links between the new school and the ‘outstanding’ (Ofsted) Harris Primary Academy Kent House. Its pupils will be guaranteed a place at the new secondary school, with the remaining 120 places available for other families.

We look forward to working with the Department for Education's property company, LocatED, to find sites for the three schools. We will announce opening dates once the sites have been acquired.

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