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25/02/17

20 - 25 February 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/tR97l6excS

25/02/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

to be at with for Caree… https://t.co/icFDx0hLxk

25/02/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

"The reason teaching is such a fantastic job is the palpable difference you make to students' lives."

25/02/17

Academic Excellence Award Congratulations https://t.co/XJQ6vseFSl

25/02/17

Retweeted From HarrisMerton

We are ready and waiting to meet NQTs and PGCE students with our colleagues from across the https://t.co/qcvzk3E4R6

25/02/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Come and see us today to find out about our exciting NQT programme! https://t.co/jETWMpjJ2Z

25/02/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

that will be at tomorrow's Careers Day. https://t.co/yLebxJPjAm

25/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

Next week is Book Week! We have many exciting events happening... Purley library visits, reading workshops, competitions & a dress up day.

24/02/17

Retweeted From HPA Orpington

One of our pupils wrote a letter to Lord Harris and here is his response. Exciting new equipment arriving soon!… https://t.co/ONqh3QJk84

24/02/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Some of our brilliant science trainees are developing their Chemistry practical skills by making copper… https://t.co/qDrBSHs3Ry

24/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Purley Way

Wow amaze your eyes at our budding authors, inspired by the The Gingerbread Man. https://t.co/3mCxBY1hE8

21/02/17

Retweeted From Maths Hub LDN Thames

Core Maths Conference Tue, 21st March for Senior Leaders / current and prospective teachers of Core Maths: Book now… https://t.co/RK5CZyr69J

20/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Haling Park

Do you need help? Year 1 are coming 'To the Rescue!' What a super start to our new topic!! https://t.co/Eei1wCFSsU

16/02/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

of what our girls + have planned for on Monday.… https://t.co/hxdB9tG0NO

16/02/17

Retweeted From Grahame Lucas

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16/02/17

Retweeted From Ross

Great news for that will open much needed High School in 2018 https://t.co/LtHH5ctYCc

15/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Careers

We're looking for a receptionist/administrator . Apply now at https://t.co/RI4yXBuJdI https://t.co/Y7kkCIIySe

15/02/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Passionate about a starting a career in teaching? Apply via UCAS to train at one of our amazing academies in 17/18.… https://t.co/OHOjwQ9aNM

14/02/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

UCAS is still open and you are still able to submit your application to us! Our provider code is 1TZ! https://t.co/k2XTTvMB9j

14/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Fed TSA

Do you have a qualification that is due to expire? Book your place on the refresher course now… https://t.co/acV1JIeAgB

Our Sponsor

As our Sponsor and Chairman, Lord Harris takes a personal role and interest in every Harris Academy generously supporting them financially and with his time. He and his family are regular visitors to our Academies.

Lord Harris’ self-made success as a businessman is an inspiration to our students and his entrepreneurialism is thoroughly reflected in the can-do culture of our Academies.

Educated at Streatham Grammar School, he had to cut short his education at 15 after the death of his father in order to take over the running of the family business of three carpet shops. He went on to set up Carpetright, now a public company with over 600 branches across the UK and the rest of Europe.

In addition to the Harris Federation, good causes supported by the Harris family include the NSPCC and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

When I set up the Harris charity, I did so because I wanted children in London to have a better education than I was able to receive. I left school in my early teens following the death of my father because I had no choice.

I am very fortunate in that I have succeeded in business but I could so easily have failed to do so. I didn’t fully realise the importance of education when I was young and setting out but I do now and that is why my family and I give our time and our money to education in London. An outstanding primary school gives a child the best start in life. I am dyslexic but when I was at school, these things were never identified.

They are now. I want every child that comes through the door of a Harris Academy to leave having grown as an individual, having enjoyed their education and being well-placed for a successful and happy life. Everyone who works for the Harris Federation does so because we believe in the lives of children in London and we want their futures to be happy and successful. That is why our commitment to outstanding education is so strong."

Lord Harris of Peckham

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