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24/09/18

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24/09/18

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Centre's Nic Wetherall was delighted to visit today to learn more about their work. Thankyou to , Mr Marshall-Hick, Mr McKenzie, students & colleagues for your warm welcome & time. Watch this space for more news soon... but a wonderful day.

24/09/18

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Open mornings this week... Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 September, 9am-10.30am. Meet our girls and teachers and see our outstanding school in action. We look forward to welcoming you. https://t.co/e7TRVyHPjd

24/09/18

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21/09/18

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21/09/18

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21/09/18

We want all our families to help South Norwood improve ...Just came across this interesting project. https://t.co/bhqAhYx11C

21/09/18

Learning the diversity of music across the ages - Non So Se Quel Sorriso by Cappella Di Santa Maria Degli Angiolini & Gian Luca Lastraioli. https://t.co/m5V00MRvnA https://t.co/1MiHOGFfyF

20/09/18

Dont they! Our Executive Principal ate the cheesecake whole

20/09/18

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20/09/18

Why study English when we all speak it? Our English Department share the purpose of their subject discipline https://t.co/GX0513vSGL

20/09/18

Isn't it great! This was their first time ever cooking! Brilliant teacher

20/09/18

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19/09/18

At our Open Evening Year 6 students saw our pupils showing off the chef skills with Mr Jones https://t.co/jeDY1AI0DH

19/09/18

What a marvellous Open Evening - 600 families and a bursting alive school https://t.co/Kcqv8gRtbb

13/09/18

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11/09/18

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10/09/18

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07/09/18

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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.”

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