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10/10/19

Today we spent the day in our pyjamas to mark World Mental Health Day while at the same time raising money for the Place2Be charity. P2B provides therapy for children in schools across the UK. Our own school counsellor & SENCo have benefitted from their training https://t.co/vRfdYtPDX9

09/10/19

Retweetd From Lauren Juliff

Speaking of relentless... now we can re-focus our efforts on tackling the source of the pollution. How is that child-focused solution to the bus network coming along ? Your diesel buses should not be stopping and idling outside our children’s schools.

09/10/19

Retweetd From Lauren Juliff

Today we launched our air purification units! Hundreds of children at now breathe air that is > 80% cleaner in their classrooms. Big thanks to Southwark CGS, , our Principal and our PTA, who enabled us to take action on toxic air. https://t.co/tS5jyLRpmL

20/09/19

Are you listening? Pupils at HPAD make their feelings about climate change known https://t.co/yrH0O37KJ5

13/09/19

Thank you Jenny and Jennie for delivering our assembly yesterday. We are proud to Be Internet Legends https://t.co/Z3tlqwywIZ

12/09/19

A huge week for our new HPAD pupils as they finish their first week in Reception. We have loved getting to know you and look forward to seeing you again on Monday. Don't forget we are closed for INSET tomorrow.

12/09/19

Retweetd From James McAsh

Proud that not one but two of the schools in my ward are leading the way on with 's successful programme. Well done and ! 🤩🤩🤩 https://t.co/cGw5OqBfgO

12/09/19

Thank you James for your support with our clean air initiatives.

12/09/19

Retweetd From Clean Air for Dulwich

It’s great to see not just one, but two being trialled in 🙌🙌🙌 & continuing to lead the way in championing for their students and the local community. Thank you https://t.co/uCXmNyQSvG

21/07/19

The first of three amazing end of year performances at the ⁦⁩. This is Reception & Year 1. https://t.co/EJ21G0tgxN

03/07/19

Just heard that we have achieved the silver Eco Schools award! Well done to our Eco Champions for their work on this. https://t.co/5PRdQTeIGc

03/07/19

A thank you received this week from the NSPCC for the amazing £1,131.65 raised from the sponsored obstacle course. https://t.co/ovMdCSzebA

03/07/19

Pupil Parliament discussing our curriculum with Mrs Johnson today as part of our curriculum review. https://t.co/T78tti9Olv

03/07/19

Week 3 of our journey through traditional playground games. This week: tiddlywinks https://t.co/3t3h7Nigyz

03/07/19

This time of the year is great for reflecting on the progress the children have made. Here an example from a Reception child https://t.co/rQOjaJkSLS

03/07/19

Sometimes we don't need to look far for our inspiration. Here is our very own Eva winning Gold as part of the Southwark BMX team at the London Youth Games last weekend. Even more amazing, she was only a week out of plaster, having broken a bone coming off her bike. https://t.co/DvtqAkEJn0

26/06/19

Week 2 of our traditional games - French skipping! https://t.co/EGcXRT95jZ

22/06/19

Thank you to the boys from and girls from for helping out at our Summer Fair today https://t.co/lMAKsgdWNG

22/06/19

Harris Primary East Dulwich Summer Fair well underway. Come along from 12-3pm today, Sat 22nd at 173 Lordship Lane https://t.co/s5O1clwqWk

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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 2019 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 2019

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 2019 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 2019.

 

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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