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20/11/20

Prospective Sixth Form Students - Please see our Virtual Open Evening Video https://t.co/2A0wM87jJn https://t.co/x9RmYHl9jk

13/11/20

Throwback to last Children In Need. Hopefully we can go singing with Pudsey again next year! https://t.co/ATWwoSRuGn

11/11/20

Our memorial board hangs with pride in the atrium. Lest we forget. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. https://t.co/2iV8YYBj6Q

23/10/20

The results are in. 10 merits and a distinction! Yet more fantastic results for our students in their graded music exams! Our 100% pass rate continues. Congrats to all the students and their teachers!

23/10/20

Retweetd From Croydon Libraries

There's still time to enter our Diverse Voices Instapoetry competition for 13-19yr olds. Click the link to find out more: https://t.co/yBiCO7RrWD. Stuck for inspiration? Croydon's Poet Laureate has made us some helpful videos: https://t.co/YbcwB3mWGb https://t.co/vIF9aFijwH

22/10/20

A reminder that our virtual open evening is available to view on our website: https://t.co/OEvtAHrMcm And you can now view a Q&A with our Principals here: https://t.co/33tnSDE5iV

16/10/20

Congrats to the latest candidates to take their Graded music exams this week. Including our first ever grade 7 students! Can't wait to see the results in a few weeks and maintain our 100% pass rate!

15/10/20

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To all prospective parents & students. Please check out our virtual Open Evening video: https://t.co/OEvtAHrMcm

13/10/20

Year 9 are excited to hear the Museum of London’s live Windrush stream tomorrow. Can’t wait to hear Shango’s story!

06/10/20

Wow year 11 drama students, you really nailed it tonight. Difficult and complex issues tackled with power and passion. We’re proud of all of you!

04/10/20

To all prospective parents & students. Please check out our virtual Open Evening video: https://t.co/OEvtAHrMcm

01/10/20

It’s National Poetry Day and the start of Black History Month! To celebrate we explored ’s ‘Superheroes’ and asking students to submit a poem exploring their vision for the world! We look forward to reading all of the entries!

15/09/20

Sixth form hard at work as usual ⁦https://t.co/jJ1DJg1kYV

04/09/20

And today it was time for years 8, 9,10 and 13. Smiling faces and great attendance.

03/09/20

Wonderful to see nearly all students in year 7, 11 and 12 are in and learning today!

26/08/20

277 new year 7 students in at different times this week across the two campuses for induction days. A brilliant start!

24/08/20

Christine will go to Cambridge University to study Human, social and political sciences. We are so proud of you Christine!!!!

24/08/20

Over 90% of our first Clocktower year 6 cohort attending today! Similar attendance all week last week at Beulah Hill! Hope you’ve loved your first day!

22/08/20

Really excited about welcoming our new year 7s to the Clocktower campus next week!

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Welcome from the Principal

Our school provides the most exciting and promising future for your child. 

All our students take up the opportunity to lead fulfilled lives with direction and purpose. Our teachers lead with professionalism and scholarship. They are experts in their field. All of us are part of a warm family of staff and governors who have the highest ambition and a deep hunger to learn.  

The students understand that they are under a ‘moral obligation’ to develop all their talents and to never waste a minute of their day. I believe that there is nothing without work and nothing without a creative and open-minded approach to learning. Our students are excited by challenge and all of us value knowledge about the reactivity of chemical elements and the poetry of Heaney and Shakespeare as much as we do creativity and the performing arts. 

Developing the very best teaching alongside a culture of high expectations is essential for all our students.

We offer a dynamic and personalised curriculum, delivered through an ethos of mathematics and enterprise. 

Ours is a cross-site Academy for girls and boys aged 11–19. We have a thriving Sixth Form. The two excellent sites, one in South Norwood and one in Upper Norwood have one ethos. Both sites provide students with the very best in technology and resources that inspire every student.

On the very first day our students learn that:

“I am here to learn”

“I will have a positive attitude”

“I will make it happen” 

These key attitudes underpin a real sense of independent learning, exemplary behaviour and individual success. All our students learn to become leaders and all grow into young adults of courtesy and ambition. Students take up the excellent opportunities to gain confidence as they grow into balanced young adults. We want every single student to fulfil their aspirations and to go on to lead happy, thriving and successful adult lives. 

It is a honour to be the Executive Principal at Harris South Norwood and I very much look forward to welcoming you to the Academy.

Alex Williamson
Executive Principal