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21/01/20

Pupil Parliament met with Parliaments from and at the head office today to share ideas and plan for the events https://t.co/zBqbwDmgx8

17/01/20

Pupil Parliament, including past Prime Ministers, are visiting the Houses of Parliament today and taking part in a debating workshop. Watch this space for our Future MPs! https://t.co/n8t31bzNWO

08/01/20

Our beautiful inspiration gallery is ready to showcase for spring term. Inspirational role models were chosen by the children at the end of last term. They know who inspires them and encourages them to aim high. https://t.co/0rx1SmqONI

21/12/19

Proud of our Christmas Choir today who performed beautifully at The Glades despite the backing tracks not working. Well done!

20/12/19

Beautiful Harris Happiness Hampers with items donated from our families for those in our community that need a little extra happiness at this time of year. https://t.co/4ngZbmamam

16/12/19

Well done to all of the children who performed so beautifully in our piano and violin recitals this afternoon. You made us all very proud! https://t.co/sXHhR6U04f

05/12/19

We all enjoyed an end of term twilight choir concert for our families this week. Well done choir, you sang beautifully! https://t.co/clF2AsUw2B

03/12/19

Inspired by the amazing , Reception are writing their own versions of Stick Man. Look at this fantastic independent writing! https://t.co/4ZjVoq0s0N

22/11/19

Wild Wood posing the question, what was life like living in Tudor England? On the rich side we listened to music, made orange pomanders and a potent tooth salve for our rotten teeth and on the poor side we worked hard on the laborious job of building wattle and daub walls. https://t.co/D55jadwJ9H

22/11/19

Remember it’s own clothes day today in exchange for a donation for the Christmas fair. Thank you in advance for your contributions

19/11/19

Retweetd From Happy Bees - Harris Primary Beckenham PTA

The, ever popular, Harris Primary Academy Christmas Fair with fun for all the family. https://t.co/4VYAeuJwJb Christmas games, Santa’s Grotto, Elf activity room, Fairground rides, Bouncy castle (weather permitting), Market Stalls, Homemade cakes and bakes, BBQ, Bar and much more. https://t.co/OAilSpIxnu

15/11/19

Fantastic outfits raising money for So far we have raised over £280 with more donations coming in after school. Well done everyone! https://t.co/dKYc1MZCqP

14/11/19

Looking forward to seeing everyone in their pyjamas or onesies tomorrow! Remember to bring in a £1 donation for We’ll be shaking those donation buckets on the gate tomorrow morning! https://t.co/RKadkFdnHY

11/11/19

Today we celebrated with . In assembly we talked about celebrating our individuality and diversity. Well done everyone, you rocked in odd socks! https://t.co/GCamntXEx0

05/11/19

Poppy sales have started this week with Pupil Parliament carrying out fundraising duties by selling at drop off and collection. We also have various displays located in the school grounds and windows. Please do stop and take a look. https://t.co/sHkXLfNeQM

28/10/19

What a wonderful start to this half term; beautiful pieces of art work inspired by Autumn for our Principal’s challenge. We look forward to seeing what else is handed in this week! https://t.co/YtXvznbA0E

17/10/19

WOW. Year 3 had an amazing, immersive workshop with today. The Stone Age was brought to life in a incredibly fun and engaging way. Huge thank you to Outback2basics. https://t.co/WFro7wk4mF

16/10/19

We really hope that the generous and kind donations from our families help those in need that visit food bank. Thank you all for supporting us in our harvest festival and in turn helping those at Living Well Bromley. 🥫🥫 https://t.co/OrwysYOpKl

14/10/19

WOW! Year 2 had a great trip to the on Thursday. Such a fun way to celebrate all the hardwork achieved over this last half term helping to . https://t.co/BWzRvZBjDM

11/10/19

WOW! Year 4 had a great workshop with yesterday. They enjoyed learning the process involved in making a bubble comfort bar and being able to take home the finished product. Thank you https://t.co/VHr9fXlQwq

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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  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 2020, 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 2021, 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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