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15/02/19

Learning celebrations today! Have a great half term everyone! https://t.co/g2vPEXnu3d

14/02/19

Thank you to our generous parents. An amazing £676.49 raised at our Christmas performance collections for Crisis

13/02/19

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This we're talking about 'Catfishing'; fake social profiles that go above and beyond to catch their victims... hook, line and sinker! 🎣#OnlineSafety HD Version here: https://t.co/bU9ASmUys8 https://t.co/SyIlv0z5tC

13/02/19

Our ‘chain of kindness’ managed to fit round all 300 of us!! https://t.co/W3euPQ84z8

13/02/19

Hands on learning in the woods to end Year 3’s Tribal Tales topic. Willow weaving, planting, tool and den making - what fun! https://t.co/KcD42q0QCm

11/02/19

Looks like Year 4 had a rich learning experience at Fishbourne Palace today, exploring life in Roman times. Lots of fun too! https://t.co/7O2ctFGo1j

11/02/19

KS2 Class Teacher: September start - Harris Careers https://t.co/GNKvB5yMIp

08/02/19

More circus skills from today! https://t.co/gabZuMTerH

08/02/19

Heart-warming! Year 1 and Year 4 pupils sharing their experiences of mental health week. https://t.co/kZIvxeU05a

08/02/19

Exquisite Perspex screen made by our HPAD artists and artist Tim Davies installed this morning. Really brightens up the stairwell! https://t.co/0rDSYTPoju

08/02/19

A great finale to Chinese New Year week learning circus skills with ⁦⁩. Such focus and concentration! The best thing I’ve ever done was the comment from one Y4 pupil. Thanks to Swire for funding ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/huNmEJ2Btm

08/02/19

If you're worried about your child's mental health: Let your child know that you're concerned. Use activities you do together to talk about how they are doing. Let them know it is normal to struggle sometimes. Listen and empathise. If you're still worried talk to staff or your GP

07/02/19

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Lots of keen parents for our Mandarin workshop this week! https://t.co/uecWIPzgt7

07/02/19

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Well done to our girls (and their fantastic teachers!) for helping us come top for academic attainment in our group of 55 schools with similar intake across England and Wales. We're proud of you! Full story https://t.co/ft7Vp8mrbh https://t.co/cUmzPHnru7

07/02/19

Retweetd From National Online Safety

Do you know the difference between BBFC and PEGI ratings? This we're guiding parents through the complex world of age ratings for films, TV, music videos and games. 🎥📱HD version here: https://t.co/jxyZ5sEGO5 https://t.co/wUMklFr6CU

07/02/19

Tips to support anxiety in children. 1)Think about your own wellbeing 2) Help your child understand what anxiety can feel like 3) Practice anxiety reduction techniques together 4) Help your child face fears gradually 5) Challenge negative thinking.

06/02/19

Well done to the 6 pupils from Year 3 & 4, who entered the Boccia tournament on Monday organised by . They came a fantastic 2nd place in the tournament, even though they were competing against some older students.

06/02/19

We all experience stress & need it to function but when stress interferes with our lives, it becomes a problem. Too much stress, for too long, can make us ill. 6/10 chn experience levels of stress that interfere with their daily lives. If you are stressed, speak to someone

06/02/19

Thank you to HPAD parents (and psychologists), Susannah and Caroline for talking to the children this morning in assembly about feelings and strategies for managing them. https://t.co/qfJdvv4Vx7

06/02/19

The Mandarin workshop for parents was a hive of activity this morning! https://t.co/YKlUMQObhv

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Academy Admissions information page.

Open Mornings for Sept 2019 Admissions

We understand that as parents you want to get a feel for the school your child may go to and so we warmly invite prospective parents to visit our new academy during the Autumn Term. Our open mornings include a tour of our building and the opportunity to meet the Principal, staff and pupils.

The open mornings begin in September 2018 and the dates can be found on the calendar section of the website. To arrange a visit, please contact the main Academy Office on 020 3772 4573 or info@harrisprimaryeastdulwich.org.uk. Please do take the time to come and meet us. We look forward to seeing you soon.

We have 60 places available in Reception each year. If there are more than 60 applications, places will be offered using teh following criteria:

1) Looked After and Former Looked After Children

2) Children for whom evidence of a social or medical need which can ONLY be met at our Academy

3) Children with siblings at the Academy.

4) Children of staff members (only two places) 

5) All remaining places will be distributed on the basis of proximity between home and school, with children who live closest to our permanent building on Lordship Lane being prioritised


How to apply

Applications for Reception places are made through the London Borough of Southwark’s coordinated admissions process. The applications window for children starting school in September 2019 is now open and closes on 15th January 2019. For late applications, please click here http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200289/primary_school_admissions to find out what to do.


Reception Applications

The Academy has an admission number of 60 in Reception for September 2018

Applications for places in Reception should be made on the home Local Authority’s Common Application Form. These are accessible on the LA’s website and 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).

Reception Key Dates  
15th January 2019 The deadline for online CAF forms to be submitted (11:59pm)
16th April 2019 Local Authority informs Parents/Carers of allocated school
30th April 2019 Deadline to reject the school offered
18th May 2019 Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy
May - June 2018 Appeals to be heard
1st  September 2019 Waiting Lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists.

In-year applications

If you are looking for a place at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich because you have recently moved into the area, or your child is at another primary school and you feel that a change of school would benefit their education and/or general well-being, you are entitled to apply for a school place. 

Since September 2013, the law allows you to apply directly to Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich.  Please contact Admissions at the Academy, (contact details above) to request an in-year admission form, or download the form (see below) 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 East Dulwich, 173 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HA.

Completed appeal forms for Reception 2019 entry must be received by the Academy by the closing date 4pm on 18th May 2018.

 

Appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline.

Appellants will be sent written notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case at least seven clear school days in advance of the appeal hearing.

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least seven school days (not counting the day of postage or the hearing) in advance of 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 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.

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

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