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25/01/21

Well done to some of our fantastic Year 7 students, creating work inspired by Bridget Riley and William Morris https://t.co/SfgpXCCkHR

25/01/21

Year 10 German speakers completed some amazing virtual work during live online lessons. Gut gemacht alle zusammen! https://t.co/jzshK2PKvq

25/01/21

Our students gave their responses to the question 'What is the hill we climb during lockdown', after watching the inspiring inauguration poem by . Here are some of their thoughtful responses that were shared in Assembly today https://t.co/sEA6fR1eNI

25/01/21

Happy Monday everyone! We wanted to start the week by thanking our amazing Testing Team for all their hard work and keeping us safe on site! https://t.co/4unYC1SAKT

20/01/21

Join and with a new project for 17-19yrs: Rap X Gilbert & Sullivan. Who knew Hamilton was similar to Opera? Rapper John Akinde & Opera Singer guide you through the skills to use your own voice and lyrics Wed 20 Jan https://t.co/m6BMJiFF7S

20/01/21

Retweetd From Mr Daniel Tye

Do you have a spare laptop collecting dust @ home? Could it be put to better use donated to a school to loan to students to learn online during this lockdown? Then please approach who could really use your donations! 🙏🏼

20/01/21

Our Junior Experience & really learned a lot from Ms Gardner's Masterclass on the Spanish Flu Pandemic. See some of their reflective comments below! https://t.co/Cndt1ZlWRk

15/01/21

Come and collect free fresh food parcels from 1.15pm TODAY! Will see you there HAP family 😊 https://t.co/SeWbIzJJFa

15/01/21

Thank you to for providing an illuminating art history lecture to our Year 9 cohort. They found it fascinating to learn more about art history and Christie’s Auction House! https://t.co/zAJb0qlF9h

14/01/21

Thanks so much to UK for offering an inspirational virtual careers talk on Raising Aspirations – an Insight to Professional Roles in a Magic Circle Law Firm. Our Harris Peckham students were blown away by your panellist.

12/01/21

This week we have provided hundreds of families with amazing food parcels 😊 We also have fresh meals coming on Friday at 1.15pm - everyone is welcome. Thanks to everyone who has helped us to support our families. Teamwork is dreamwork! 💙 https://t.co/BYKLbotCLZ

11/01/21

As part of our and Junior Experience Masterclass programme, Ms Gardner is sharing with students her academic specialism on the Spanish Flu pandemic. Very topical and educational to learn about the history of pandemics! See below what they will be covering ⬇️ https://t.co/xWxgv0GOpQ

11/01/21

Please come to the Academy today between 2-3pm to collect your food parcels! We look forward to seeing you there. Stay safe everyone!

07/01/21

Download our Winter 2020-21 edition of Insight, a school magazine full of news about what students at Harris Academy Peckham have been achieving. We hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/uS83rhQFmu https://t.co/TpA1sAqxD4

04/01/21

Please come up to the Academy today 4-430pm (4th January) to collect free meals, cereals, baked beans and fresh bagels!

04/01/21

Happy New Year HAP Family!  Thank you to the Mide-Madariola World Foundation & HAP staff who gave kind donations for our Christmas Food bags and gifts that we gave out before the holiday. Malcolm’s kindness and energy will live on forever through our regular food parcels. https://t.co/KjzezrQLpV

23/12/20

Harris Academies have now delivered more than 1,300 frozen meals to families in Peckham. The food for local students and their families was provided by & Foundation. "It could not have come at a more crucial time," said Rebecca Hickey, Assistant Director https://t.co/1uwG26QYtV

23/12/20

Wishing everyone in our a community a very merry Christmas. Stay safe and look after each other. And have some fun with this... 😂💙🎶 https://t.co/8ZcRT6wL91

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Admissions Consultation - Your Views Welcome

The Governing body of Harris Academy Peckham are consulting on admission arrangements for students applying for places for the academic year beginning in September 2022.  

We are required to consult on our admission arrangements when there are significant changes and/or at least every seven years.

The consultation will run over 8 weeks from 26th November 2020 to 21st January 2021. The full draft admissions arrangements for 2022-2023 can be found in the consultation documents downloadable on our Admissions page.

We believe it is important for all stakeholders, including prospective parents and carers, to understand how our Academy manages the admission process. The Trust Board have developed a Trust wide template policy for use by all Harris academies to ensure consistency, clarity and compliance with the Admission Code. This may look different to previous policies, but we are simply setting out our existing criteria in a clearer way.

Proposed changes to the policy include a change of wording and clarification regarding definitions and the effect of the proposed variation to entirely remove the banding test. They are as follows:-

Definition of Social or medical need

For inclusion in this category, either the child or a close family member living with the child at the child's home address, must have an exceptional social and/or medical need which means that only Harris Academy Peckham is suitable for the child to attend, and no other local school is suitable, supported by an appropriate professional.

Changes to the sibling definition

For inclusion in this category, the sibling must attend the Academy in Years 7 to 11 at the time of application/the application closing date and at the time the applicant child is admitted.

For the purpose of this category, a 'sibling' is a full sibling (sharing both parents), a half sibling (sharing one parent), an adopted sibling, a long term foster sibling (i.e. not a temporary placement), a step sibling (one child's parent married to the other child's parent), or a child of their parent's cohabiting partner.  In all cases, the sibling must live at the child's home address (as defined by this policy) as part of the same core family unit.  For the avoidance of doubt, a child of a friend or extended family member (e.g. cousin) will not be a 'sibling' for this purpose, even if they live at the same address as the applicant child.

The sibling must still be attending the Academy at the time of application/application closing date, and at the time of the applicant child’s admission.

For inclusion in this category, parents must state the sibling's details in the application form.

Changes to Tie Breaker definition

Where there are more applications than places remaining in any of the oversubscription categories, the order in which places will be allocated will be determined by the distance between the child's home address (as defined by this policy) and the Academy, with those living nearest receiving highest priority.

Nearness to the Academy, as calculated by straight line distance from the student’s home to the front door of the Academy. Where a student lives for part of each week at different addresses, the ‘home’ address shall be that address where the student spends the majority of the week.

 If at the end of the process set out above there are more candidates than there are places and it is not possible to differentiate between them on the basis of the criteria above, the place(s) will be allocated by drawing lots between the applicants concerned. Any such drawing of lots will be independently verified.

 Where the child lives in a multi-dwelling building (for example, an apartment block), distance will be measured from same point in the building so that the distance will be the same for all children living there. 

Where two or more children live an equal distance from the Academy (including where they live in the same multi-dwelling building), the order in which places are allocated will be determined by random allocation supervised by someone who is independent of the Academy.


Your questions

We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Please contact us at Enquiries@harrispeckham.org.uk and we will respond to you. Please also provide your telephone number.


Your views

We would welcome your views on our consultation.

Please ensure you respond to our consultation by Thursday 21st January which is when our consultation period closes.

You can respond in three ways:

  • By email: Enquiries@harrispeckham.org.uk
  • In writing: correspondence should be sent to Clerk to the Governors, Harris Academy Peckham, 112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ.
  • By filling in the form below

Consultation Form

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