An Academic Head Start - Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace
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28/06/18

Retweetd From Cara Bleiman

"In 58% of schools where class teachers are involved in delivering languages , there has been no CPD for languages in the past year" Glad to see and are bucking the trend!

28/06/18

We thoroughly enjoyed the performance last but sadly had to leave early after the late start of the act 2. We do hope the little girl is ok though. Great show 😀

27/06/18

Year 6 Matilda trip update: after an amazing evening, we are safely back on the bus heading towards Penge. ETA 11.10pm. Apologies for the delay. Please meet us at the academy gates! https://t.co/lTheRa0rUT

27/06/18

MATILDA TRIP: there’s been a delay to the second act of the show and we will most likely be late returning to school. We will update you when we know more.

26/06/18

Brilliant!

26/06/18

Retweetd From HJAC

Amazing HJAC. You should all be extremely proud of yourselves coming 2nd in the national lacrosse tournament. Congratulations on all your hard work. https://t.co/eRXebsfgVs

22/06/18

What an amazing result. Congratulations to Mrs Kozysa for getting everyone on board and raising the profile for Science across our academy. https://t.co/G2ChohMKno

19/06/18

Retweetd From Redriff Primary

We loved the beach! Couldn’t get them out of the water! 🏖 🌊 🌞 https://t.co/bPYuS1FUlx

15/06/18

In a bit of Beckenham traffic. Shouldn’t be long now. The kids are really looking forward to seeing you (and going home to wi-fi) 😊

15/06/18

Traffic permitting we will be back at school in 30 minutes.

15/06/18

Managed to get earlier crossing. Should be back between 5:30 and 6 pm. See you soon.

15/06/18

Retweetd From HPA Kent House

Spectacular end to our performance arts week with this morning's whole school production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream! https://t.co/U6Y4VRnCuB

15/06/18

Delays at Calais. Looking like we will be arriving back at school nearer 7pm.

15/06/18

We have just completed the final activity in France, to pay our respects at the British cemetery. Thanks to the young British men that sacrificed their lives for our freedom we have been able to have an amazing, special week together ❤️🇬🇧🇫🇷 https://t.co/h33ZWwZJLf

15/06/18

Homeward bound folks!

15/06/18

British Cemetery. Paying our respects to those who gave up their lives for us to be able to live ours. Our diverse school would not have existed otherwise. https://t.co/Z5qYxouQLY

14/06/18

It’s disco time here in France on our final night! 🇫🇷❤️ https://t.co/icUVUxjjgq

14/06/18

Mont Saint Michel https://t.co/KBdRiKQtzL

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An Academic Head Start

 

We are lucky to be located close to several of the Harris Secondary Academies, including the Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Harris City Academy Crystal Palace.  This means that specialist teachers often come into our Primary Academy and, as they get older, children can be taken regularly to use facilities such as science laboratories.

As well as engaging them in the excitement of the subject at hand, these experiences help prepare children for a successful transition to Secondary School.

 

Children Treated as Individuals

We want children to retain their individuality and be treated and looked after in the right way for them.   

We welcome children of all abilities and want them to enjoy school and thrive.  For children with special needs, one of our first steps is to work with their parents and other specialists to create a plan for supporting them.  Our approach as a whole is reviewed with children’s classroom teachers, relevant specialists and parents every half term.

 

Every Lesson is Creative

The aim of our teachers is always to deliver lessons that children enjoy and feel motivated by. We believe that all lessons should be creative, not just arts subjects.

We want our children to learn to be confident readers, writers and mathematicians.  Our teachers make sure these areas as well as the rest of the National Curriculum are taught in ways that engage the natural sense of curiosity that children have.  

The result of this is that children become eager, confident pupils who understand the joy of learning and are well prepared for academic success.

 

High Standards in Every Classroom

With each week, term and year being so significant in a young child’s life, consistency is particularly important in their Primary education.  

As part of the Harris Federation, which has its own training school for teachers, our staff receive outstanding professional development to make sure that standards are consistently high in every classroom.