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Reception are learning all about Dinosaurs 🦕 We’re impressed with this fantastic learning from home 😊 Well done Fox and Badger class


YR1 have been creating some beautiful stand alone abstract sculptures. Fantastic work both from home and in school.


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Thank you.


We love this. Thank you 😊


This is fantastic 😊


Huge thank you to our year 3 parents who sent some coffee and treats in for the staff team- very much appreciated and delicious 😋


It’s our favourite rule too 😊#BeKind


YR2 children have come up with some amazing class charters for using teams safely and sensibly whilst learning from home and within school.


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Looking for a fun way to help your children get creative? There's still time to enter 's wonderful writing competition for primary school children - she wants them to come up with stories full of joy and hope! Find out more here:


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Some fantastic independent writing from Reception with a lovely message to our staff team 😊’To the school my family is proud of the teachers’. We couldn’t agree more


Thank you so much for such positive feedback 😊


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. I gather wants us to complain to you if we think lockdown school provision isn't up to standard - when teachers had all of 12 hours to prepare. Well, I'd like you to know that is doing a *fantastic* job for our kids.


Some fantastic independent writing from Reception with a lovely message to our staff team 😊’To the school my family is proud of the teachers’. We couldn’t agree more


Day one of remote learning has been a great success and we have been overwhelmed with your messages of support- thank you! Huge well done to our amazing staff team, all of the children and our amazing parents for all of their efforts today


Happy New Year to all of our HPABe families! A reminder that tomorrow is an inset day and remote learning and in school provision for critical worker and vulnerable children starts on Tuesday 5th January. More info coming home tomorrow so please check your emails.


Following the government announcement yesterday, we ask that all families check their e mails for information about January. Our academy will remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children.


We wish all of our Hpabe families a wonderful Christmas! Thank you for all of your support over the past term. Now for a rest!!


Have you responded to the admissions consultation for ? Please make sure that you do. More information can be found on


We received a very special message from a certain 🎅🏽 today. He spoke about all our wonderful children, staff, our school core values and even awarded us Beckenham bubbles for our amazing achievements in what has been such a hard year for many. Merry Christmas ho ho ho


It’s beginning... thanks to for decorating the trees ready for next week

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.

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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