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.

10 Special Facts about our Academy

  1. We opened as a Harris Primary Academy in September 2011, with 60 happy, well-behaved and enthusiastic children in each of our year groups.  There are 52 part-time places in our nursery.
  2. Pupils at our Academy progress well in their learning.
  3. Pupils here are taught to read well by age 7 - and we have a timetabled reading and phonics lesson each day in addition to a literacy lesson.
  4. Attendance is good and our pupils love coming to the Academy.
  5. Expert Harris Secondary Academy teachers, in subjects like mathematics, art and PE, visit regularly to give our pupils a head start with the secondary curriculum. 
  6. In work and in play, our pupils are encouraged towards traditional values: good manners, behaviour, enthusiasm for learning, and recognising right from wrong.
  7. We have some fabulous singers, dancers and actors here.  Through our brass band, our choir, street dance club and many music and drama performances, pupils have lots of opportunities in the performing arts. 
  8. Our dedicated, well-equipped art room and art specialist tutors mean that children have the opportunity to engage in exciting art projects.
  9. Every half term pupils are given an opportunity to complete a home learning project which is judged by our Executive Principal. Winners receive a special recognition within the school community.
  10. We have a breakfast club at the Academy from 7.30am each morning.