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.

Our Staff

At Harris Primary Academy Beckenham there are teachers, teaching assistants and support staff.

All of our staff are primary specialists and we work together to promote the core values of the Academy and make sure that our children are consistently happy and safe.

Our teaching and support staff are as follows:



Ms Fiona Kelly


Vice Principal

Mrs Sam Howell


Administration Team

Ms Jennie Harwood

Office Manager / PA to Principal

Year 1 team

Miss Abigail McKenzie

Assistant Principal and Year 1 Teacher


Mr Michael Oliveri

School Direct Trainee Teacher - Year 1


Mrs Ruth Saville

Teaching Assistant - Year 1

   Mr Nick Shimmin

    Teaching Assistant - Year 1

Reception Team

Mr Tom Penny

Reception Class Teacher


Miss Heather Bellinger

Reception Class Teacher


Miss Jade Bakarey

Teaching Assistant - Reception


Miss Hannah O'Grady

Teaching Assistant - Reception

Lunchtime Supervision Team

Miss Joanne Baxter

Midday Supervisor


Miss Kelly Burrowes

Midday Supervisor


Miss Louise Clarke

Midday Supervisor