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18/01/18

The Year 9 Netball team continue in their success to dominate their Netball League beating Norbury Manor 17-4! 💪🏻🏐

16/01/18

Working hard inside the gym, thanks to and for showing us the ropes! #🏋🏻#💪🏼#💪🏾 https://t.co/wXhQRSH9Uo

16/01/18

Massive thanks to everyone at for their warm hospitality. A brilliant insight into the world of professional rugby for our pupils. https://t.co/4YDCBOi67c

03/01/18

Happy New Year & welcome back to all our students on this blustery Wednesday! Be safe. Work hard. Strive to be the best scholar, citizen and ambassador of our academy.

19/12/17

"Hold back the river..." https://t.co/v1auSoP5jH

19/12/17

Some beautiful exciting things tonight https://t.co/CUaKVor2ku

19/12/17

Our Christmas Concert begins

19/12/17

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Ready for the PGCE Graduation https://t.co/kd1EhRiBaT

19/12/17

Penultimate day of term & preparations almost complete for our evening Christmas Concert

18/12/17

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The now traditional HEA Alumni group photo in front of the statuesque   tree! Thank you to them and their peers who led the second day event . You inspired us all! https://t.co/t5LsO6NEq6

18/12/17

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Our choir performed a selection of Christmas carols & some more popular repertoire from the Academy Choir. As the Earl and Countess entered we sang Carol of the Bells by Mykola Leontovych. https://t.co/ecNoerlTy6

17/12/17

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17/12/17

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16/12/17

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Carols by Candlelight at St Luke's West Norwood this Sunday at 6.30pm https://t.co/wIqWWx47ws

16/12/17

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15/12/17

Our choir performed a selection of Christmas carols & some more popular repertoire from the Academy Choir. As the Earl and Countess entered we sang Carol of the Bells by Mykola Leontovych. https://t.co/ecNoerlTy6

15/12/17

Ms Landman leads the way on Christmas Jumper Day raising money for https://t.co/QqwCNjyA57

14/12/17

A wonderful night this evening watching our cast of Matilda perform for . Thank you for hosting. https://t.co/oSiMhznGpX

14/12/17

Mr Soar enjoyed his Executive Principal's breakfast this morning with Year 11 - and this was just his plate https://t.co/3I4BwrmnAm

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Posted on September 4th 2017

GCSE Results 2017 - News and Pictures

News articles 001At Harris Academy South Norwood, 39% of students achieved the EBacc suite of qualifications (A*-C or 4 and above in the core academic subjects), compared to 35% in the equivalent measure last year.


The academy achieved 81% grade 4 and above in English Literature. 72% of students gained a 4 or above in maths.

An impressive 18 English literature students achieved the new ‘super grade’ 9, while 5 students achieved a double 9 in English literature and English language. Indeed 40% of all grades in English were 7 or better. A genuinely remarkable achievement.

All students did really well and there were 19 students at the academy who gained seven or more As and A*s, but some notable individual successes included:

  • Shewana Islam – nine A*s
  • Maya Gannon – eight A*s and an A
  • Kimberley Bailey – six A*s and four As
  • Eliana O Oworu - five A*s and six As
  • Kamran Bhatti – four A*s and five As      

Student excitedly opening her gcse results

At Harris Academy Upper Norwood, 30% of students achieved the EBacc (A*-C or 4 and above in the core academic subjects).

There were some outstanding subject performances, with 42% of History students and 39% of Religious Studies students gaining A*-A.

Five students achieved seven As and A*s:

  • Samantha Murfett – five A*s and two As
  • Uzma Niazi – five A*s and five As 
  • Gopika Premkumar – six As and three A*s
  • Aila Shah – six As and four A*s
  • Ellie McEachron – seven As

News article 03Nick Soar, Executive Principal of Harris Academy South Norwood and Harris Academy Upper Norwood, said:

“Well done to all our students across Harris Academy South Norwood and Harris Academy Upper Norwood who have done themselves proud with this year’s results. I’m particularly pleased with their strong performance in light of the maths and English curriculum changes this year.

“We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead and to the merging of our two schools.”

News article 004