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At Hpabe we all love reading! Even Peter Hopper our school rabbit was enjoying a story today!


We had some friendly visitors 🐝 that had heard just how fab HPABe was and decided to stick around. Thank you to for providing details for a local bee keeper that removed the swarm safely and relocated them to their new home 🍯 🐝


Well done to H from year 2 for her recent fundraising achievement. She has cycled over 50km and raised £1041 for who support education across Africa. 🚲 what an amazing effort!


Self defence and safety classes in full swing today for year 2 to year 5 . Thank you to for these brilliant sessions offering our children the opportunity to learn invaluable safety skills.


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Have you checked out the resources for 3 - 11-year-olds? Here you will find films, storybooks and other fun sites, with plenty of information to help you enjoy your time online and stay safe on the internet.


Here’s a tour of our allotment ready for the children to plant out next week. A huge thank you to for our RHS level 3 reward which was an abundance of fruit and vegetable plants from now let’s aim for our level 4.


We have signed up to the programme which offers free resources and information on keeping children safe. Please visit their website for a parents pack which you can share with your children.


Y2 Recycling Ambassadors were excited to start their important role of used paper collecting for KS1. We are very pleased to now be able to recycle all paper within school.


Niki de Saint Phalle inspired artwork from year 4 has brightened our day today. We love the colourful, intricate sculptures that children have created


Ok to tweet: Science club was in full action this week with their first eggsperiment. Which material will make the best parachute and ensure your egg doesn’t crack 🥚 . Hard boiled eggs this week. The real deal next week and thrown from the roof 😱


Our KS1 eco friendly mobile libraries are ready to roll. It will be so lovely to get our books outside to read in the sunshine. Thank you to our families for the and book donations.


We are looking forward to welcoming our new reception starters for September 2021. Details of induction and new starter information will be sent out shortly.


Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow for the start of our summer term. Please remember staggered start times are still in place.


A lovely end of term day celebrating stars of the week, drawing and photography competition winners and all our children for the resilience and determination they have shown so far this year. What superstars ⭐️ We wish you all a wonderful, restful Easter break.


Such a high standard of photos entered into our photography competition 📸. Here are a few of the finalists. Winners will be announced tomorrow and then be put forward into the school wide competition with good luck everyone


Some of our reception children enjoyed the afternoon sunshine and helped plant some lovely new flowers for the front of school. They worked extremely well using teamwork to decided where and what they wanted to plant. 🌹 🌱 🌼


Don’t forget it’s dress down tomorrow in aid of we look forward to fundraising for this amazing charity.


Year 2 are learning about life cycles. They had a special visitor to their science lesson this morning to bring their learning to life!


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Feeling Inspired? Have a go at growing your own plants!🌻 Enter our poster competition to be in with the chance to win a sunflower starter kit, plus loads more amazing prizes here: with thanks to for the goodies! (2/2)


We are really looking forward to seeing all our children and families back at our academy today.

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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:

Principal Mrs Rigby-Drake  
Vice Principal Miss Nixon  
Assistant Principals Mrs Pearce  
  Mr Little  
SENCo Mrs Pizer  
  Mrs Hussain  
Year 5 Team Miss Trushkina Woodpecker Class Teacher
  Mr Strickland Puffin Class Teacher
  Miss Marrinan School Direct Trainee Teacher
  Miss Atkinson  1:1 Support
Year 4 Team Mr Little Jays Class Teacher
  Mrs Percy Kingfishers Class Teacher
  Miss Stockwell School Direct Trainee Teacher
  Miss Runnicles Teaching Assistant - Year 4
Year 3 Team Miss Baxter Robins Class Teacher
  Mr Johnson Wrens Class Teacher
  Mrs Baker Teaching Assistant - Year 3 
  Miss May Teaching Assistant - Year 3
  Mr Pizer  1:1 Support Assistant 
Year 2 Team Mrs Pearce Bats Class Teacher
  Mrs Hillier Squirrels Class Teacher
  Miss Mills Teaching Assistant - Year 2 
  Mr Shimmin Teaching Assistant - Year 2                  and Sports Coach
  Miss Thompson 1:1 Support Assistant
Year 1 Team Miss Steer Otters Class Teacher
  Mr Jopson Hedgehogs Class Teacher
  Mrs Adams Teaching Assistant - Year 1
  Miss Bakarey Teaching Assistant - Year 1
  Miss Faoro 1:1 Support Assistant
Reception Team Mrs Charles Foxes Class Teacher
  Miss Nicol Badgers Class Teacher
  Miss O'Grady Teaching Assistant - Reception
  Miss Hills Teaching Assistant - Reception
  Miss Herschell 1:1 Support Assistant
Science Teacher Mrs Baker  
Art Teacher Mrs Mills  
Office Manager Miss Harwood  
Office Administrator Miss Thornton  
Premises Manager Mr La Roche