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18/05/20

Retweetd From Malcolm Drakes

Really positive article in about and how is supporting our schools to open safely for pupils and staff so that some of London’s most disadvantaged children can resume their education

18/05/20

Retweetd From Harris Peckham

We are fully supporting Mental Health Awareness week. The theme is kindness. This week we are going to spread a lot of 😊❤ How are you going to be kind? https://t.co/JHurY3gFPu

18/05/20

Retweetd From Harris Peckham

Great advice from for Start a dialogue with your child to check they are doing ok https://t.co/a1QPm6pmkJ

15/05/20

Thanks to the children for sharing photographs of calm, mindful activities during school closure https://t.co/dxEGeOeohz

15/05/20

The latest newsletter is now available on the school website https://t.co/qxtG35kmjK

14/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

We’re celebrating National Day on Wednesday 20 May. ? 🙏👇https://t.co/SUi8SK44Q4 https://t.co/HFYfVN6U6W

12/05/20

This week's video assembly was sent out via email yesterday. Here is the link in case you missed it. https://t.co/mVMIY4FVHL

11/05/20

Retweetd From Mayor of London (gov.uk/coronavirus)

Londoners: we have not defeated this virus yet. Lockdown has not been lifted so it’s imperative that everyone follows the rules and stays at home as much as possible. https://t.co/1pWfzULMug

10/05/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

As confirmed by the Prime Minister this evening, we are asking education and childcare settings to prepare to open for more children from 1 June. We will publish further guidance setting out more information for early years, schools and colleges tomorrow.

07/05/20

Message from all the staff https://t.co/ou3dLsOkul

07/05/20

It is great to see so many staying active and healthy . Thanks to the families for sharing these photos. https://t.co/xzTxwCb9LO

07/05/20

The latest newsletter is now available on the school website https://t.co/qxtG35kmjK

04/05/20

Good morning! This week's video assembly can be viewed here https://t.co/EKRrU8FG8H

01/05/20

This week's newsletter has been emailed out to families and is also available on the school website https://t.co/qxtG35kmjK

30/04/20

For families who missed this on Monday, here is the link to this week's virtual assembly https://t.co/pT3JKRTCjH and here is the link to the Coronovirus book for children illustrated by Axel Scheffler https://t.co/8Jng7rnrg3

28/04/20

Thank you for all the interview questions sent in from children the video can be seen on The Friends of Harris Primary East Dulwich Facebook page and Instagram https://t.co/iQsJ3qAKlz

28/04/20

The children enjoyed playing Caterpillar during wet play today. https://t.co/wmeAJUGsOq

28/04/20

Haydn (Y4) and Carys (Reception) have been getting very creative at home with these lovely bird mobiles. https://t.co/rLz5rFhKTE

28/04/20

Well done to Jadiael in Chestnut Class who is seen here working hard at his home learning. https://t.co/l2D9GkJ7iD

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Academy Admissions information page.

Open Mornings for Sept 2020 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 2019, the dates for these opening mornings can be found on the calendar section of our website. To arrange a visit, please contact the main Academy Office on 020 37724573 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 the 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 2020 is now closed. For late applications, please click here https://www.southwark.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/primary-admissions/late-applications to find out what to do.


Reception Applications

The Academy has an admission number of 60 in Reception for September 2020

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 2020 The deadline for online application forms to be submitted (11:59pm)
16th April 2020 Local Authority informs Parents/Carers of allocated school
30th April 2020 Deadline to reject the school offered
18th May 2020 Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy
May - June 2020 Appeals to be heard

1st Sept 2020

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 2020 entry must be received by the Academy by the closing date 4pm on 18th May 2020.

 

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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