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07/12/19

Santa’s grotto looks spectacular this year! https://t.co/Rk87QgDkfl

07/12/19

Come along to our Winter Wonderland at Harris Primary East Dulwich today. So much to do, so much to eat, so much to win, so much fun to be had! 12-3pm today. 173 Lordship Lane. We look forward to seeing! https://t.co/tqzCB1lrc3

05/12/19

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28/11/19

Reading immersion day in Year 4 linked to their core text, I was a Rat! by Phillip Pullman. https://t.co/H4vMOSVcIu

28/11/19

Year 5 reading immersion visit to the London Eye to support their writing linked to their core text, The London Eye Mystery. https://t.co/M0OsMKcgmR

24/11/19

Busy weekend spent getting this fabulous screen fitted in the main hall. Can’t wait for the children to see it tomorrow. The sound is incredible. https://t.co/LkIL0rhubI

20/11/19

Productive Pupil Parliament meeting today to set our agenda for the rest of the year. So great to see children from Reception to Y5 working together. https://t.co/WZEW7IDNHI

18/11/19

Dyspraxia is a developmental coordination disorder affecting fine &/or gross motor coordination & often includes additional difficulties with planning, organising & carrying out movements in the right order. Dyspraxia can also affect articulation, speech, perception & thought.

18/11/19

Science launch day in Year 3 last week in our new STEM room https://t.co/bdsW7bo3qm

18/11/19

Getting spotty for Children in Need on Friday https://t.co/hpnYZ2uP1X

13/11/19

Dyslexia is a learning difference affecting reading & writing. It can also impact on information processing, memory and organisational skills. Dyslexics often have strengths in areas like reasoning & the visual & creative fields.

13/11/19

ADHD isn’t: - about hyperactivity or ‘laziness’ – it’s about differences in brain anatomy & wiring. - outgrown; many have symptoms in to adulthood.

13/11/19

ADHD is: - a disorder that impacts focus, impulse control & emotional responses; - often diagnosed in childhood but sometimes not until later years.

11/11/19

ADHD is a neurological condition that affects concentration, impulse control & time awareness & can cause impulsiveness, forgetfulness & distraction. People with ADHD need a consistent approach, regular & immediate feedback and to be rewarded for appropriate behaviour. https://t.co/iJCUO5Faum

11/11/19

'If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be'. This quote by Maya Angelou is the theme of our , with a focus on raising awareness amongst our community of different conditions, such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia

08/11/19

We agree, which is why we have re-arranged our timetables to ensure that time for teachers to read high quality texts to children every day is given the priority it deserves! https://t.co/Hp7aSSJHUL

08/11/19

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08/11/19

Good luck for tonight Dulwich Hamlet FC from all at Harris East Dulwich! https://t.co/RuIGIGfDCX

05/11/19

Delighted to be involved in two of your events today! https://t.co/mvPChg0VDw

05/11/19

Delighted to receive a letter from Nick Gibb today congratulating us on our phonics results, which put us in the top 5% of schools in the country. https://t.co/xxDjOeT20J

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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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