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01/04/21

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Could you be the next Southwark scholar? Planning to go to university but worried about the cost? We've already supported over a hundred outstanding students to attend university by covering their fees. If you think you have what it takes, find out more https://t.co/5SD2OMF927 https://t.co/a2fvWXCm7B

31/03/21

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Tonight was the second issues workshop — this time focussing on mental health for schools / young people. Great leadership from from , Emma and students from , from , Treasure from , and more! https://t.co/MpAoMp78z6 https://t.co/6OtsI16dqR

30/03/21

We have a temporary email address if you need to contact the Academy: harrispeckhaminfo.com

30/03/21

The last day of term is Wednesday 31st March. Students will be dismissed from 12:30pm.

29/03/21

Food parcels are available at the Academy today between 3.15-4pm. Come and get fresh eggs, milk, fruit, bagels, bread and cereal. See you there! https://t.co/dIQMj8L8TH

26/03/21

Retweetd From Kalisher Trust

We are enjoying spending time with - talking about the Law-with thanks to the team who include Mark Fenhalls QC, and https://t.co/AbvgR66g2A

26/03/21

Year 9 and budding lawyers are spending the afternoon taking part in a seminar on the legal profession and looking at legal ethics! https://t.co/8avTfUHq4H

26/03/21

HAP celebrates Le mois de la francophonie. "Team Croissants" stole the show in the Y7 quiz! Students also watched an iconic French cartoon, Titeuf, and joined a workshop on French cartoon-making. https://t.co/s18kodko8O

25/03/21

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Would you like to train as a Primary or Secondary school teacher? Join us for our early morning evening on 10th May at 8.30am. We will answer all of your questions. Tickets here! 👇 https://t.co/vue0nexWaz

25/03/21

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Free eBooks & eAudiobooks for all Southwark Libraries members 👉 https://t.co/SzKlfnizGr Just download the BorrowBox app https://t.co/iTPpsrOamn

24/03/21

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Easter Holiday Programme ! FREE places for children in Years 3-6. DM us for details. https://t.co/hPeJFHX9Ta

23/03/21

Y10 students spent the day attending an online visit to to learn about university life & future degree options. Here they are looking at the Cambridge prospectus! https://t.co/Lu80RAdHMb

22/03/21

Retweetd From Bedrock Learning

Has Bedrock Vocabulary transformed your students' learning? Then explore our broad, ambitious English language and literature scheme, suitable for all GCSE-age pupils. Read more here: https://t.co/fEDGbpM5rn

22/03/21

Retweetd From Department for Education

You may be helping your child do their first Covid-19 test at home tonight. demonstrated how to carry out a lateral flow test, with the help of his niece. https://t.co/F7ek6z5ql4

22/03/21

This week's student newsletter, Peckham Post, is now available on our website https://t.co/W5PdiClUF7

19/03/21

Retweetd From NHS

Parents and support bubbles of school children can now get rapid Covid-19 tests twice a week. Order yours now.

19/03/21

Thank you to Kate and her students from for their inspiring talk on taking Geography further at university and career opportunities for our Year 10 and Year 11 students! https://t.co/kibUIjUGJU

18/03/21

The Peckham Geographic Society have been studying dinosaurs. Check out the artistic creations from Joshua and Jordan from Year 8! https://t.co/DoqkyzBHAj

17/03/21

It's good to be back! Year 11 Historians doing what they do best and putting forward their historical arguments. https://t.co/yNirUQykmo

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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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