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25/05/18

Retweetd From Overbes

As a parent and governor of I am truly grateful and excited about this school. Big thank you to all the staff! Fantastic finish event at the school this morning. https://t.co/D0H7Vq5g4d

25/05/18

Tables full of learning on display in the gym today for our ‘fabulous finish’ to this half term’s topics. https://t.co/NpyclLAzx9

24/05/18

As a thank you to all the parents who have supported their children to maintain high attendance this half term, everyone can wear their own clothes tomorrow! https://t.co/YkJlWACUu6

23/05/18

Hooray! Well done indeed. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 https://t.co/nfjsmw090v

23/05/18

Congratulations to 3 Farah who had the longest line of pennies in the penny mile for today totalling 45 metres. A very special mention to Bluebelle whose contributions alone totalled 24.5 metres! https://t.co/gkrIwxEM2g

23/05/18

The penny mile for has been a great success with 226 metres of coins laid out in the hall. Thank you to everyone who sent money in... the winning class will be announced soon! https://t.co/IxPO9VyDKn

23/05/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Great work today to all 116 students we delivered to! All working towards July's S+F Competition working on their skill skipping routine👍 🏆🥊🥇 https://t.co/0V2Dymwrff

21/05/18

Michelle from visited us to talk in assembly to about the charity ahead of the penny mile fundraiser on Wednesday. https://t.co/YadMsB3rEO

20/05/18

A wonderful collaborative moment on the KS2 playground; French skipping with Mrs Brooks. https://t.co/g9PP3jgAHd

20/05/18

HPAO pupils chosen to be a mascot and a flag bearer at for the FA Trophy Final thanks to and St Andrew’s house charity . Remember we are holding a penny mile for them on Wednesday! https://t.co/nUnQZIubSK

17/05/18

Well done to all of our Year 6 children who have been amazing ALL week completing the . We are so proud of you. You are all stars! https://t.co/fbRr2pGfPu

17/05/18

Royal Wedding cupcakes with lunch today https://t.co/8NusKLyn5L

17/05/18

Our EYFS classrooms are full of happy children proudly sharing their learning profiles with family. https://t.co/cL3xaTUmVf

14/05/18

A cooked breakfast welcome for our wonderful Year 6 who are all in and full of smiles. https://t.co/irTPqOfmUS

08/05/18

3 Farah are very excited... our broad bean seeds are sprouting! https://t.co/bAXwnYDpjd

04/05/18

Reception enjoyed a fantastic morning in the sunshine at St Paul’s Recreation Ground! They climbed rocks, played on the enormous climbing frame and had lots of fun on the zip wire too! After a snack they played ‘Poohsticks’ on the bridge! https://t.co/nLxEu4jSiE

02/05/18

Tomorrow, Thursday 3rd May, we are closed for all children in YrR to Yr5. See you all as normal on Friday 4th when gates open at 8:30. https://t.co/brbJCjm0RY

02/05/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Boxing4Schools After School Club had a new level of speed and skill today, with the students bring totally focused on their work more to follow...............

19/04/18

Year 4 had a great day aboard the on Monday, enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of the steam train as their hook into learning. https://t.co/DebHEmPzpd

19/04/18

Year 3 enjoyed making (and eating) edible rainforests as the hook into our topic. https://t.co/CbWcFvZvAt

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Teaching & Learning

Harris Primary Academy Orpington provides an exciting, personalised learning curriculum, which supports and challenges all of our students and is at the heart of our teaching and learning philosophy. We ensure that all teaching and support staff have access to the highest quality training programmes to provide the most innovative and cutting edge learning opportunities for every student.

The Academy aims to:

  • Meet the needs and aspirations of all students
  • Ensure all students can successfully access the curriculum offer, making any reasonable adjustments required where particular needs are identified
  • Recognise high achieving students and ensure they are given opportunities to stretch and challenge their learning
  • Plan opportunities for students to develop their personal potential
  • Establish an agreed range of policies and practices to guarantee a consistent approach towards learning and teaching in every classroom.
  • Involve all staff in developing and improving the quality of learning and teaching
  • Provide all staff with developmental opportunities to extend and enhance their range of teaching and repertoires
  • Develop staff to deliver skills beyond their own subject specialism and incorporate cross curricular initiatives, in particular English, Mathematics and ICT
  • Identify students’ achievements and areas for improvement, through rigorous monitoring of progress and to plan appropriate interventions to enhance learning
  • Realise the entitlements for Learners, Teachers and Curriculum though a clear monitoring, evaluation and performance management programme each term.

The suite of policies attached provide further details on how the academy support and progress the aims outlined above.

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