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19/07/19

End of year celebration assembly today. We are so proud of the progress children have made this year. Wishing all of our Hpabe families a wonderful summer holiday! Thank you from all of the staff team for your kind words and gifts, they are greatly appreciated

16/07/19

Beautiful art work in Y1 today! https://t.co/R4OlGE80kT

12/07/19

Wonderful to welcome our new Reception families for a picnic today. The children settled so well and already feel part of our Hpabe family!

11/07/19

Pupil Parliament elections are underway. Speeches are taking place and whole school voting will commence this afternoon. Good luck to all applying. https://t.co/ZnnVtwzCHX

11/07/19

Fantastic night last night at the Greener and Cleaner Bromley schools ECO swap shop. Was great to see so many Bromley schools participating and to hear all the Eco ideas and practices that are in place. A wealth of information taken away for our own ECO journey. https://t.co/EvpPl4ayBv

09/07/19

Reception loved their storytelling workshops today. Thank you for inspiring us today Wendy! https://t.co/f5jQxzP7xv

05/07/19

We hope all of our wonderful families enjoyed the sports day and family picnic today. Huge thanks to the wonderful team of sports leaders and teachers from at for all of your help and enthusiasm https://t.co/GFA5rKq2kh

05/07/19

Thanks to everyone who helped to organise such a fantastic sports day today! Great weather, fantastic participation and team work from all! https://t.co/k5gFaf3Be9

05/07/19

They were amazing! Thank you all so much!

04/07/19

We are looking forward to sports day tomorrow. Please make sure children are in their PE kits and have plenty of sun lotion and a full water bottle! 🏃‍♀️ 🏅 💧 ☀️

03/07/19

Retweetd From WORDfest 13.07.2019

The countdown is on... will you be joining us? https://t.co/SwpBmJm3tZ

27/06/19

Our music festival continued today with fantastic performances from students https://t.co/pCsQFaEl5Z

26/06/19

Retweetd From HarrisBeckenham

We can’t wait for this! Hope to see you there on Saturday 13th July! https://t.co/aGXyaYGgjy

25/06/19

Great to hear that she enjoyed it 😊

25/06/19

Thank you to all of the grandparents who joined us for an afternoon of singing and afternoon tea. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! https://t.co/64i1baMfgL

25/06/19

Today we welcomed the Deputy Mayor of Bromley to officially open our Peace Garden. Huge thanks to our wonderful parents who helped to create this space https://t.co/fXSOMNMMN9

24/06/19

Our music festival has started this week with children listening to different genres of music including a live viola recital. Children voted for their favourite genre...Rock music was the no.1 choice at today!

22/06/19

Pop down to our summer Fair tomorrow from 1-4pm. Lots of fun for all the family and plenty to do for a few hours in the sunshine. With Tiki bar, freshly cooked bbq, games, soak the teacher, music and more. Find us located by Kelsey Park on Manor way in Beckenham. BR3 3SJ https://t.co/pPZMpV1Pe0

14/06/19

Wishing all the men in our lives a very happy Father’s Day. Fathers, Grandfathers, uncles, brothers, teachers and more. We celebrate all you do for us. Please do come and find your message and take it home. https://t.co/nzSmyittpY

14/06/19

🏹 archery taster session was a big hit we are looking forward to adding archery to our afterschool club programme from September. https://t.co/q689EORu4S

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Primary Academy Admissions information page. Please look at our news page for details of our open evenings for prospective Parents, Carers and Students. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from further down the page. 

A brief summary of the application procedure follows, Reception and in-year admissions.

For information on upcoming open days and induction information please see here

For new Reception families joining us in September 2019 please see here

 

Academy Admissions Contact Details

Admissions Officer: Jennie Harwood

Telephone: 0203 772 4578
Email: info@harrisprimarybeckenham.org.uk
Address: Harris Primary Academy Beckenham, Manor Way, Beckenham, BR3 3SJ


Reception Applications 2019

The Academy has an admission number of 60 in Reception for September 2019-20

Applications for places in Reception should be made on London Borough of Bromley’s Common Application Form, this is now managed online. Key information on primary school admissions can be found on the Local Authority’s website and an application can be made online via HERE. Forms should be submitted in accordance with the LA’s published deadlines for applications (normally early to mid-January before the academic year in which the child is eligible for entry).


 The Key dates are below:

Reception Key Dates

 2019-2020

1st September 2018 Local Authority Online Application Website Open

15th January 2019

Online closing date for Application Forms

16th April 2019

Local Authority informs Parents/Carers of allocated school

2nd May 2019

Acceptance of place deadline

15th May 2019

Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy

May - June 2019

Appeals to be heard

31st December 2019

Waiting Lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists, Parents/Carers will need to re-apply for an In-Year transfer through the local authority after the 1st January 2019, if still waiting

Reception Applications 2020

The Academy has an admission number of 60 in Reception for September 2020-2021

Applications for places in Reception should be made on London Borough of Bromley’s Common Application Form, this is now managed online. Key information on primary school admissions can be found on the Local Authority’s website and an application can be made online via HERE. Forms should be submitted in accordance with the LA’s published deadlines for applications (normally early to mid-January before the academic year in which the child is eligible for entry).


 The Key dates are below:

Reception Key Dates

 2020-2021

1st September 2019 Local Authority Online Application Website Open

15th January 2020

Online closing date for Application Forms

16th April 2020

Local Authority informs Parents/Carers of allocated school

2nd May 2020

Acceptance of place deadline

15th May 2020

Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy

May - June 2020

Appeals to be heard

31st December 2020

Waiting Lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists, Parents/Carers will need to re-apply for an In-Year transfer through the local authority after the 1st January 2019, if still waiting


 In-Year Applications

For in-year admissions, please contact the local authority for an In-Year Transfer. 

https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/13/primary_school_admissions/72/making_an_application_for_primary_school/3 

Please note that there is no guarantee that a place will be available, but you have the right of appeal if you are refused a place.


For Parents/Carers who Wish to Appeal

Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions, for any year group, should complete an Appeal Form (see below) stating the reason for the appeal, based on the published Admissions Criteria.

Completed forms should be sent to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at:

Harris Primary Academy Beckenham, Manor Way, Beckenham, BR3 3SJ

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an Independent appeal Panel. The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time, Appeals may be made in English or the Parents’/Carers’ first language.

  • Only one appeal per application is allowed.
  • Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

The Appeal Hearing

The Academy will arrange for an Independent Appeals Panel to consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.  

The Panel will consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The Panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The Panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.  

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the Parents.

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