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16/07/20

We are so proud of our word millionaires: Zohaib, Ethan, Hafiz, Sohial, Bethlehem, Karen, Danat, Megan and Abdulrasheed. They have read more than one million words!! What a brilliant achievement! #HAPheros https://t.co/E5zJuSaYf7

16/07/20

Retweetd From Anthony D

Time for some more suprises! I am pleased to welcome our final Keynote speaker! The wonderful discussing 'The Power Of Music' 🎶🎼🎷🎻🎧🎤🥁 https://t.co/4O5qrJoWVL

16/07/20

Retweetd From Kerry Rogers

Delighted to be a Keynote speaker at 💙🎶 talking about the importance of music in education and all the wonderful activities we do in . See you there! https://t.co/FL9MO2KwrD

14/07/20

ATTENTION YEAR 11s: Things might be a little bit different this year, but that shouldn’t stop you from keeping doing good. If you want a chance to develop your skills, re-build your community and spend time with your friends, has got you covered: https://t.co/y5mTDB6hoQ https://t.co/WrCDFooJJ9

14/07/20

To celebrate the work of our fantastic students this year we've made a short film - Harris Academy Peckham Highlights 2019-20. It's been a shorter than usual academic year, but there is still loads to celebrate! We hope you enjoy watching it! https://t.co/0zJb0vez5P

13/07/20

Well done to Tegan and Prince (pictured) for being selected to join the prestigious summer programme. This challenges and motivates high-flying students and introduces them to the world of research-led academia. Huge congrats! Find out more https://t.co/E3xyk9e9Jr https://t.co/BjMHjGyJXG

09/07/20

Special thanks to for the chats to our Yr 7 & 8 students today! Commercial solicitors, motivational speakers, Oxford graduates, aviation engineer - all 4 vols were eloquent, articulate & inspiring. Proof that BAME can break the glass ceiling in any field! https://t.co/EPYhvJSCuL

09/07/20

Great refresher session from Pathway Programme with Duro from Change 2020 on 'understanding the mind'. Looking forward to September's sessions starting back. Remember your mind is limitless! https://t.co/IW5eIWLh14

09/07/20

Retweetd From Harris Bermondsey

The charity has created a great series of FREE online mini-modules to help mums develop their tech skills over the summer. You'll find modules on getting started with the internet, email, safety online, social media, and more. Have a look! https://t.co/WK84cnnL2I

08/07/20

Looking forward to relaunching the DTT Career Pathway Programme virtually with our Year 9 students on MS Teams on Thursday at 1pm https://t.co/hVUSrCK9Ax

08/07/20

Retweetd From ECD Architects

We very much enjoyed delivering an online insight session to Yr9 & 10 students yesterday. Great attendance and useful feedback, it’s an to be a part of the next generation of & workers https://t.co/QyAONZjY7H

08/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisDulwichGirls

Looking for summer activities? Find out more about this 'Summer of Food and Fun' programme for children and families in and . https://t.co/eP6j251HmX https://t.co/tZqQBM0voN

08/07/20

Thank so much to Alice & Lizzy from for delivering an online insight session to our Yr 9 & 10 students. Informative, interesting and inspiring for our students. We look forward to building (no pun intended!) a longstanding relationship with the company! https://t.co/f2eKb6bDy0

06/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisDulwichGirls

Southwark Libraries have some great events, videos and fun activities for young people as part of their . Big thanks to our for everything they are doing for young people in . https://t.co/54j1OkjYPX

02/07/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Thank you to all our academies who shared their strategies for supporting the most vulnerable pupils during lockdown by getting them into school https://t.co/PbhI870oSH

01/07/20

Thanks Josie, have passed this on to the careers lead!

01/07/20

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

Have your say on the themes and issues emerging from the Black Lives Matter movement. Write a story in 500 words for the competition. Categories for 5-9 and 10-13 year olds. Closes 3rd July. You can do it! https://t.co/CprttbnXcG https://t.co/88urcLcXOc

24/06/20

Help us create a Black archive in 2020 to preserve documents and items from this moment in history. What should we add to the school archive? What will help us teach future generations of children? Take part at https://t.co/KjkxIwqsCE

23/06/20

Joselina, one our Spanish students, has written a poem to express her feelings of solidarity with the black community. You can read "This Hate Inside Me Will Not Conquer Me", with artwork by Anisa, at https://t.co/jhedBqzbHs https://t.co/CerhFQPT4i

19/06/20

"Once Again People of Colour Have Been Failed by the System". We were very impressed with this and illustration by Navilah, on the theme of the movement, and wanted to share it with you. Read Navilah's poem at https://t.co/h7NXaQMC1Q https://t.co/MsShNUFUm3

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Academy Admissions

Appeals - important update

In light of the current situation regarding the Covid-19 virus, we have taken the decision to extend the date by which admission appeal forms need to be returned to the Academy to 30 April 2020

Where possible, if you have not done so already, please submit your appeal forms by email to A.Graham@harrispeckham.org.uk. Alternatively, completed forms should be posted to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at Harris Academy Peckham, 112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ.

Depending on the situation at the time it is hoped appeals will be held at the end of June/beginning of July 2020.


Welcome to the Harris Academy Peckham admissions information page. Please look at our news page for details of our open evenings for prospective parents, carers and students.

Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded at the bottom of the page. A brief summary of the application procedure follows, for Year 7 and in-year admissions. You can also download our prospectus below.


Academy admissions contact details

Ms A Graham – Admissions Officer
Telephone: 0207 703 4417
Email: a.graham@harrispeckham.org.uk
Address: Harris Academy Peckham, 112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ


Year 7 applications

The Academy has an admission number of 180 in Year 7 for September 2021.

For admissions into the next year’s Year 7, parents and carers are required to complete an on-line application form, known as the Common Application Form (CAF) which can be found at http://www.eadmissions.org.uk. No applications direct to the Academy can be accepted.

Parents are strongly advised to read carefully the full Academy Admissions Policy 2021-2022 and information and advice from the local authority. The main points to remember are:

  • You must submit an application form to your Local Education Authority if applying online by 31 October 2020. A place at any secondary school can only be offered if an application has been received.
  • Think carefully about the order in which you place your chosen schools on the form. You should enter your most preferred school first on the list. Please remember to enter the full name of Harris Academy Peckham. There are several different Harris academies and an entry of simply “Harris Academy” will be ignored.

On 1st March 2021, the local authority will notify you of the school where your child has been offered a place. If you are happy with the offer, you MUST ACCEPT this place by returning the acceptance form to the local authority.

If you are unhappy that you did not receive an offer of a school place at Harris Academy Peckham, you have the right to lodge an independent appeal with us.


Year 7 key dates

31st October 2020

CAF forms returned to home Local Authority

1st March 2021

Local Authority informs parents/carers of allocated school

30th April 2021

Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy

June/July 2021

Appeal heard. Depending on the situation at the time it is hoped appeals will be held at the end of June/beginning of July 2021.

1st September 2021

Waiting lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists. Parents/carers will need to re-apply as a casual admission, if still waiting.

 


Student Transition Day and parent information

In line with the other schools in Southwark, we are holding our Taster Day for new Year 7 students on to be confirmed. The programme for the day will include a range of activities to reflect some of the subjects your son/daughter will study at Harris Academy Peckham in September 2021.

Students should attend the day in their full primary school uniform and bring a pair of trainers/plimsolls in their bag. The day will start at 09:30 and students should arrive promptly and report to the main reception.  

In the afternoon, parents and carers should look to arrive at the Academy for 1.45pm where they will receive a talk by the Executive Principal in the main hall. On completion of the talk, students will be dismissed with Parents and Carers at 2.30pm via Peckham Road.

Please be aware there is no on-site parking.


 


In-year applications

If you are looking for a place in Harris Academy Peckham because you have recently moved into the area, or your child is at another secondary school and you feel that a change of school would benefit their education and/or general well-being, you are entitled to apply for a school place. 

Since September 2013, the law allows you to apply directly to Harris Academy Peckham. Please contact Admissions at the Academy (contact details above) to request a mid-year admission form, or you can download it from below. Please note that there is no guarantee that a place will be available, but you have the right of appeal if you are refused a place.


For parents/carers who wish to appeal

Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions, for any year group, should complete an Appeal Form (see below) stating the reason for the appeal, based on the published Admissions Criteria.

If you wish to appeal you must contact Admissions at the Academy who will send you an appeals form to complete.

Completed forms should be sent to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at Harris Academy Peckham, 112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ.

Completed appeal forms for Year 7, must be received by the Academy by the closing date of 30th April 2020.

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an independent appeal panel. The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time. Appeals may be made in English or the parents’/carers’ first language.

  • Only one appeal per application is allowed.
  • Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

The appeal hearing

The Academy will arrange for an Independent Appeals Panel to consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.  

The panel will consist of three people (two will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the health and safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.  

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the parents.

For more information on admissions please visit Southwark Council's secondary admission page at https://www.southwark.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/secondary-admissions

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