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10/02/18

Retweetd From tragic ally

My four year old is watching Toy Story for the first time ever and he just whispered to himself, “Alive toys... I knew it.”

11/01/18

What a great start to the day! A good book, juice and croissant. HPAPW 'Book Buddy Breakfast' in full swing https://t.co/fHlqMd8iHB

10/01/18

we have a Book Buddy Breakfast event tomorrow starting at 8am and finishing at 8.45am. You are more than welcome to visit

10/01/18

Reminder for all parents: Book Buddy Breakfast tomorrow @ 8am. Come, share a story with your child over breakfast. We can't wait to see you

03/01/18

we would love to invite you back to your roots in Purley. We're studying inspiring people, would love to hear your journey!

15/12/17

Children and staff enjoyed their Christmas dinner today https://t.co/jAyHqjoRkA

14/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a or teaching role from April or September? Our growing academy would love to hear from you! https://t.co/jrztXeRQOi https://t.co/1XNyIcYFvq

14/12/17

Retweetd From CHAH Asthma

Don’t forget to bring spacers home from school & wash them over Christmas. Leave the bubbles on and airy dry. Check inhaler expiry dates too ! https://t.co/hmPrxShpoO

13/12/17

Reception and Year 1 surpassed all expectations in this year's nativity https://t.co/YNVYuOCJXs

10/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

We're looking for an inspirational and motivated . Find out more and apply at https://t.co/8lXg8PYk3n https://t.co/DKp3yX7edq

07/12/17

Retweetd From Schools Week

Teaching Assistant (Early Years) required at https://t.co/oLVvTSe3zo

28/11/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a or teaching role from April or September? Our growing academy would love to hear from you! https://t.co/4WByi7TB9o https://t.co/G4YM931p3a

27/11/17

why of course. The children will be super excited. We will let you know when!

27/11/17

Families enjoying HPAPW'S first Book Buddy Breakfast. Families reading together over a warm breakfast! https://t.co/6eqTwgAtMV

23/11/17

Year 1 Beegu class enjoyed discovering exciting ways to approach maths during their celebration day https://t.co/ohoKJs3f5b

15/11/17

Retweetd From Andrew Pelling

Nice to attend the formal opening of Harris Academy Purley Way by Lord Harris of Peckham https://t.co/hPhzq8MNBb

15/11/17

Retweetd From Waddon Labour

A pleasure to attend the opening of the Harris Academy Purley Way today and to tour the academy and meet staff and children. An impressive new school in . https://t.co/2lz1AJEAbG

08/11/17

that's great we can't wait!

08/11/17

Fantastic turnout by Gruffalo parents this morning, sharing books with children during our Drop Everything And Read. https://t.co/R3IE3UItPx

12/10/17

Beegu class exploring their senses in science this afternoon. https://t.co/u17XgomCfU

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.

Aims and Ethos

Our vision, ‘Excellence for All’, drives our determination to furnish children with an outstanding education regardless of gender, race, religion, culture or ability.

At Harris Primary Academy Purley Way our vision is underpinned  by our aim: to work tirelessly to provide a fun, thought provoking and relevant curriculum which inspires curiosity and evokes critical thinking.   Our core goal is to not only meet the individual needs and abilities of every child but to provide learning experiences and cross curricular opportunities to allow children to exceed expectations. We cultivate an ethos that demands commitment and excellence from pupils, teachers, parents, governors; the whole academy community. 

To ensure we empower all children to become informed, compassionate, global citizens Harris Primary Academy Purley Way is committed to:

  • Ensuring a safe and tolerant environment which promotes equality
  • Providing a rich and creative curriculum which nurtures and promotes a love of learning.  We want children to be inquisitive, motivated and ambitious learners while at school and beyond.  This starts with a strong and secure base in English, Maths and the wider school curriculum.
  • Equipping all pupils with the learning habits and self-confidence necessary to constructively influence their own lives
  • Promote creativity and independence so that they are more able to explore and discover things for themselves
  • Allowing time and space for reflection and consideration of ideas, concepts and beliefs
  • Fostering and supporting high levels of parental engagement
  • Providing opportunities which support and promote physical and mental health
  • Encouraging pupils to take a pride in their achievements and appreciate the value of hard work
  • Encouraging pupils and staff to have the confidence to grasp opportunities afforded by new technologies
  • Nurturing pupil diversity by recognising and celebrating individual talents in a wide range of fields, including academic, music, sport, art and drama
  • Developing an awareness of our place within the local community, within London and the world
  • Developing values and opinions within the context of mutual respect and understanding of differing belief systems and cultures within our community and the wider world
  • Being a place that every child remembers with affection

Our Academy values form the foundations that allow our community to unite in our mission to achieve our vision ‘Excellence for All’.  Harris Primary Academy Purley Way’s values use the acronym ‘REACH’ to remind children and the wider community to strive to be the best that they can be.  We celebrate all individuals from our community who demonstrate our values on an hourly, daily and weekly basis.