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22/10/18

Retweetd From Lauren Juliff

Our funding applications are done for this year. Fingers crossed we receive council support for our school Air Purification Project 🤞🤞#cleanergreenersafer

18/10/18

Retweetd From Cara Bleiman

Thanks and for encouraging our brilliant young poets to experiment with Chinese characters https://t.co/I6MhOfNhXt

17/10/18

We continued with our Makaton learning today. Here we are practising the word for house. We learnt mum, dad, house, home and pink today. Follow our progress at home via: https://t.co/cFlnuEpePR https://t.co/8q6uxvtajh

17/10/18

Thank you for your generous Harvest donations which will be delivered to the Peckham Foodbank tomorrow. Mint class were the overall winners of the most bountiful box competition ⁦https://t.co/NtrFYPe4g6

13/10/18

Ms Conduit is running the Royal Parks half marathon in aid of St Mungo’s on Sunday - a charity which supports people out of homelessness. For those of you who watched Ms Conduit run the inaugural HPAD Fun Run will know how much of a challenge this is https://t.co/4Tv0ICCgFx

13/10/18

The joint winning teams at the 3rd annual FoHPED quiz. No hard feelings from the staff team who came in the upper half of the 15 teams (just!). Lovely evening, packed to the rafters as usual and brilliantly compered for the first time this year by HPAD mum, Jane. https://t.co/jmvBxAvccd

10/10/18

Retweetd From Cara Bleiman

Lovely cartoons showing understanding of radicals from Y3 https://t.co/3nBgFztMOU

08/10/18

Our Year 4 pupils performing their fabulous 'Chinglish' poems at the Changing China Festival at the Southbank Centre on Friday. https://t.co/L8u4iU2sW2

08/10/18

Some of our Year 3 pupils performing with pupils from other Harris Academies with the ‘Harris in Harmony’ choir to over 4000 delegates at the Harris Staff Conference. This particular piece was beautiful https://t.co/FM5naWd1o5

03/10/18

If you go down to the woods today.... Forest Time is in full swing in Reception. https://t.co/2QxH9dBktH

26/09/18

Thank you for all your support! https://t.co/s5ciXL7FRQ

26/09/18

So proud of our East Dulwich community https://t.co/85wrqGjPlT

22/09/18

They made it!!!! Soggy, freezing, exhausted but still smiling! The news that they have raised an astonishing £6,832 made their smiles even broader. What an amazing achievement! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/QtQKSvIi7h

22/09/18

A motivating surprise for our riders this morning - a signed letter of encouragement from Sir Chris Hoy and news of two signed jerseys - one will be framed and hung in the school, the other will be a prize in our next raffle! https://t.co/hUWXRUAD2f

22/09/18

More riders conquer the Green Monster! Once the whole group are reunited at the top, they ride together for the last 13km down to Brighton Pier. Last call for any sponsorship before we announce the grand total to our exhausted riders in about 45 mins at the finish! https://t.co/ExYiYZkY4l

22/09/18

The front runners have reached Ditchling Beacon but will have a while to wait for the rest of the group. The Ditchling cheerleaders just saw some pretty pained looks as they can through - what troopers!! They’ve been going since 7.30am! https://t.co/BWGIdlHywf

22/09/18

Pit stop 3, 65km in. “Rain and pain” was the accompanying message🌧 😖 Please sponsor our valiant riders if you haven’t already https://t.co/d7LTsOpEqC

22/09/18

Here’s group 2 at the second pitstop - 40k down, another 50k ish to go! Spirits still high, we’re told. Go team! https://t.co/oJ8SLeO9Rc

19/09/18

Retweetd From David John Wyatt

good luck too all the parents doing the London to Brighton bike ride on Saturday for a good cause hope the wind dies down

19/09/18

Retweetd From Cara Bleiman

I love shān they have crept into my 心. I love how the 水 falls down the 水 falls. I love the 木 on the 山 In a thousand 日and 月it will all change. There will be no more 木 or any 水 falls because of the hand of the destroyers. Now I now I am there. Wilf, Y4

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Learning at our Academy

Especially at such a young age, it is important children are taught and looked after in the right way for them. Our staff support each child to be the best they can. This section of our website describes what education here is like.

Every lesson is creative

The aim of our teachers is always to deliver lessons that children enjoy and feel motivated by. We believe that all lessons should be creative, not just arts subjects. 

We want all of our pupils to be confident readers, writers and mathematicians. Our teachers make sure these areas as well as the rest of the National Curriculum are taught in ways that engage the natural sense of curiosity that children have. 

The result of this is that children become eager, confident pupils who understand the joy of learning and are prepared well for academic success.

High standards in every classroom 

With each week, term and year being so significant in a child’s life, consistency is particularly important in their primary education. 

As part of the Harris Federation, which has its own training school for teachers, our staff receive outstanding professional development to make sure that standards are consistently high in every classroom.

Children treated as individuals

We want children to retain their individuality and be treated the right way for them. 

We step in quickly if a change is needed. For some children, this might involve one-to-one support if they are finding something difficult and for others it could mean stretching them more to keep them interested.  As an Academy parent, you would be welcome to discuss your son or daughter with us at any time. We also send reports home every term. 

We welcome children of all abilities and want them to enjoy school and thrive. For children with special needs, one of our first steps is to work with their parents and other specialists to create a plan for supporting them. Our approach as a whole is reviewed with children’s classroom teachers, relevant specialists and parents every half term

An academic head start 

As children progress through the school, one of our aims will be to make sure we give them a ‘head start’ for the rest of their education. 

Once they reach Years 5 and 6, they will begin to be taught by specialist subject teachers, just like in secondary school.  They will also be taken by their teachers to use specialist facilities such as science laboratories at the nearby Harris Secondary Academies.

As well as engaging them in the excitement of the subject at hand, these experiences help prepare children for a successful transition to secondary school.