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15/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

A MASSIVE thank you to for sharing your story and inspiring us all. It was a pleasure to have you at HAP. https://t.co/tUQrX1kjPY

15/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Garrard

It's important that schools give children immersive experiences. we'll get creative! https://t.co/1i87hANsVa

15/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Invictus

It’s very exciting to be opening our Sixth Form this year as part of . With our new artwork & study spaces being installed we are expanding the family once again as we welcome our Year 12 in September. We Know. We Can. We Will. https://t.co/8YuKMmkYyu

15/02/19

11 - 15 February 2019 https://t.co/5RcQysBJKx

14/02/19

Retweeted From HWSF_ACT Society

Thanks to everyone who dressed up. Sharing culture and finding common ground in a time of increasing intolerance is somehing we should all be proud of! https://t.co/GIcdfKjwBO

14/02/19

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Our & have time for discussion and reflection with around in the classroom and the links to . https://t.co/fux4W8r5tk

14/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Bermondsey

Calling all former HAB girls... We would love to hear what you are doing now. Study, employment... please get in touch and let us know! Find out more about our new scheme at https://t.co/JGEyyruNiF https://t.co/Cr94NqQId2

13/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Congratulations to Year 9 student Yeray, who performed with the today at ! 🎶 https://t.co/wO0gpKSaX5

13/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Year 8 inspired by MP Sharon Hodgson’s journey from single parent household on benefits to the Palace of Westminster. Thanks We will all be dreaming BIG! https://t.co/uKJZgmqBBN

12/02/19

Retweeted From Thurrock Gazette

Heart warming story here https://t.co/VF1r8oFvrq

11/02/19

Retweeted From HPA Philip Lane

The is now open! https://t.co/SVE3mHmPrQ

11/02/19

Retweeted From HPA Philip Lane

Another successful in . Today our parents enjoyed engaging in learning with their children during our session! Thank you to everyone who came along, we loved having you! https://t.co/B3njMQmVgN

11/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Falconwood

Friday 15th February is an Inset Day, students are not required to attend the Academy on this day.

09/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Invictus

A huge thank you to our amazing staff who gave up their own & family time for the Y11 Residential. Students had an amazing time & the intensive lessons, team building, study skills & problem solving will help them shine in their GCSE exams. Just the small job of unpacking now! https://t.co/PRtyRAeoOM

08/02/19

Retweeted From Ms Valentín Lucas

HAB Spanish students had a wonderful evening watching the Cervantes Theatre’s production of ”La Casa de Bernarda Alba” by Federico García Lorca. What a fantastic opportunity to learn about Spanish history and bring language alive! https://t.co/15cVLueEwd

07/02/19

Retweeted From HarrisDulwichGirls

Well done to our girls (and their fantastic teachers!) for helping us come top for academic attainment in our group of 55 schools with similar intake across England and Wales. We're proud of you! Full story https://t.co/ft7Vp8mrbh https://t.co/cUmzPHnru7

07/02/19

Retweeted From Miss Mattis

I am in awe with . Such inspiration at today with these beautiful pebbles https://t.co/q1kBrbGwHZ

06/02/19

Retweeted From Harris Wimbledon

We are delighted to announce that work has started on building our brand new Academy….. https://t.co/LdD1GcOoCr

06/02/19

Retweeted From Jaz Ampaw-Farr

Loved working with and today https://t.co/5ks9RWEtjL https://t.co/EshWjX0gY4

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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  • February 15, 2019 It's important that schools give children immersive experiences. we'll get creati...
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  • February 15, 2019 It’s very exciting to be opening our Sixth Form this year as part of . With our n...
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  • February 14, 2019 Our & have time for discussion and reflection with
  • February 14, 2019 Calling all former HAB girls... We would love to hear what you are doing now. Study, employment.....
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