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16/09/19

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Harris Invictus Academy Croydon is currently looking to appoint a Director of Assessment and Data Systems to join its team of specialists. Does this sound like you? Then Apply Today! https://t.co/EnBlYnN5On

16/09/19

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of our wonderful new Year 7 ! https://t.co/9f1qr1Chhq

16/09/19

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🚨 JUST A REMINDER ALL NETBALL TRIALS ARE TOMORROW 🏐 MEET AT THE SPORTS HALL AT 3:10PM. MUST HAVE YOUR INDOOR PE KIT AND TRAINERS 🚨

15/09/19

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Music students in Year 10 & 11 had a great time at the Bach at ! A great outing for the Peckham Baroque Appreciation Society 🎻 🎶 https://t.co/y8Yn0zSllu

15/09/19

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If your child is looking for a secondary school check out our guide Open days for tomorrow Monday 16 are Harris Peckham , Sacred Heart look through the guide to find all the dates https://t.co/ivc9sG4wFx

15/09/19

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This weeks 'must read book' is a timeless, witty and enchanting novel about growing up. https://t.co/XmcertVbaF

15/09/19

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We’re very of our year 7 students who have thrown themselves into . Some students attended five clubs last week! Our enrichment schedule is on the ‘How We Learn’ section of the website https://t.co/0nDPzqQv9R

15/09/19

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When leaders are so dedicated they turn up to performances on Sundays! Thank you Mrs Harrowell -#learningchangeslives https://t.co/oVa7IWEss6

15/09/19

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The Garrard Choir already in London for the festival! Come and join us- free entry at the Scoop! 1pm https://t.co/mbhcf6QQ56

13/09/19

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Heyaballe, Ibtisam and Heyabel completed the very challenging UCL Sutton Scholars programme recently - an exciting range of visits, events and opportunities that will help them achieve top university places. We're of you! Find out more https://t.co/ENORJw9Hrb https://t.co/TT1h3Kfwqj

11/09/19

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Booking for the Harris Westminster Open Evenings is now, erm, open. If you (or a Year 11 you know) is interested in being part of a vibrant community of scholars from September 2020 please sign up and come to find out more: https://t.co/oZ5UgaUG5n

11/09/19

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The HCACP open evening will be held on Thursday 19th September 2019 between 5.00pm – 8.00pm. Please note there will be no admittance to the Academy after 7.30pm. https://t.co/U51dLp9KC0

11/09/19

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A big thank you and congratulations to Lydia in Year 7, who was a winner of the the Jack Petchey Award. She donated the funds to buy new books for the schools library. https://t.co/FMvbnq6RQJ

11/09/19

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We are looking at renewing the range of literature in our library and welcome suggestions of some good novels, plays and poetry. Got some good suggestions? Please submit them to our Library Manager Mrs Short. https://t.co/DjXmO2pRbO https://t.co/XPZ3XOvyPz

10/09/19

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Harris Invictus Academy is currently looking to appoint a Library Manager to join its thriving team of specialists. https://t.co/wsgLw6GnJ8 https://t.co/KaCnlCLDS3

10/09/19

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Staff at the Harris Primary Academy, Orpington are celebrating after Ofsted rated it Good. https://t.co/LWfjIPRY4Q

10/09/19

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It's been a fantastic start to the ! Can you spot our 250+ in the crowd!? https://t.co/RzSaneGk2o

10/09/19

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Prospective Year 7 parents and students - join us at our open events to hear and see more about us and our September 2020 opening! https://t.co/paDIzhlEvi

08/09/19

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Prospective parents and carers are invited to attend our Open Morning on Saturday 28th September 2019. We will be open between 9.30am and 1.30pm. Further information is on our website -> https://t.co/qXLY9DYLjT https://t.co/w2jWemUClG

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Posted on: July 11th 2019

Harris Federation and Urban Exposure Philanthropy to open free nurseries in disadvantaged areas

Building on its track record in social mobility, the Harris Federation has raised private sponsorship to be able to open the first in a series of completely free nurseries in disadvantaged areas of London. 

With charitable backing from Urban Exposure Philanthropy, the first of the nurseries will open this September in Peckham, where the Harris Federation already operates two primary schools and a secondary school.

By providing 55 hours of free childcare per week for children aged between two and four, almost double the maximum 30 hours currently paid for by the government for three and four year olds, the scheme will remove the cost of childcare as a barrier to parents looking to work or study. The aim is to enable parents, particularly mothers and single parents, to study or work secure in the knowledge their child is receiving an exceptional standard of care and education.

Three of the 32 places at Harris Nursery Hub Peckham will be reserved for the children of Harris Federation primary teachers in Peckham. The other places will be allocated to children where all parents in the household are working, seeking work, or studying full time, with those who live closest getting priority.

Sir Dan Moynihan, Chief Executive of the Harris Federation said:

“It is an outrageous failure of successive governments that the cost and availability of childcare is a barrier to parents working. This affects many families but hits mothers, young parents and single parents the hardest. Amongst wealthy parts of the EU, London has the largest employment gap between men and women of childbearing age, with women far less likely to be in work.

“By providing free early years education for children in the poorest families, we are not only hoping to help parents get back on their feet but also aiming to eliminate the educational disadvantage suffered by children from the poorest families before they start school.    

“We hope this free nursery will be the first of many and are hugely grateful to Urban Exposure Philanthropy for its support and backing.”

Randeesh Sandhu, CEO of Urban Exposure said:

“Investing in the education, health and wellbeing of disadvantaged children is of paramount importance. The nursery will be completely free and open year-round with amenities including three meals a day. In addition to meeting the educational and developmental needs of children, it will also address issues such as the affordability of childcare, hunger and food deprivation.

“The fully funded nursery facility gives parents the opportunity to enrol in full time study or employment which would subsequently benefit their family situation. We are proud to be partnering with the Harris Federation for Urban Exposure Philanthropy’s first project and we look forward to funding further nurseries and continuing to provide support to children’s educational projects in the coming years.”

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