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22/10/18

Frightening erosion in Spain | geography alert | https://t.co/GYGa4XKhqE

19/10/18

What have we been up to? https://t.co/qDeVZ8jCHd

19/10/18

I wish you a very safe and happy half term. If you need to speak to anyone over the holiday don't worry about anything is there for you https://t.co/czLEAld1Sx https://t.co/7iMPkt1Fb6

19/10/18

Pupils from Harris Academy South Norwood loved seeing Thursday evening | A Level English Literature outing. Everyone v excited! https://t.co/pAl5C78OMu

18/10/18

Our students are constantly learning of the miracles and majesty of science https://t.co/21ce851gtb

17/10/18

Amazing news - superb!!!

17/10/18

Retweetd From US Holocaust Museum

, 85 years ago, Jewish professor Albert Einstein arrived in the United States from Nazi Germany. Explore newspaper coverage of his arrival in the United States and his decision to renounce his German citizenship. https://t.co/hfhtkiOh4G

17/10/18

What's the solution to all your problems ? | chemistry at Harris Academy South Norwood https://t.co/NALGzuYZty

17/10/18

Plants that eat you? | beware of carnivores in the plant world at Harris South Norwood Sixth Form https://t.co/EHtSIsJO8z

17/10/18

Art in all its forms at the Sixth Form Open Evening | still life https://t.co/x70A54GH12

16/10/18

Retweetd From Your Croydon

Panel debates under way at ’s Youth Congress. Young people from across quiz leaders from the council & police on the issues that matter to them , , , , https://t.co/D96UYVzJ9D

16/10/18

8 Harris Academy South Norwood students & contributed to the Youth Congress today. Exciting & fun chance to be part of democray in action https://t.co/a3mbPXrQHo

16/10/18

Retweetd From Soarpoints

Proud & happy to contribute with students at the Youth Congress https://t.co/GWRYUQrQDR

15/10/18

Wonder memories of a fantastic event Thursday to celebrate our partnership with China & with local Croydon businesses https://t.co/sgRm282uaw

13/10/18

Retweetd From Scott Roche 🇬🇧🏳️‍🌈

Thank you . and for hosting the ‘Love Simon’ film evening. The first teen film to feature gay protagonist, key milestone for the ! Further highlights that ! Brilliant film, brilliant conversations!

13/10/18

Retweetd From Croydon Events

TODAY: Clocktower Market https://t.co/R9YYc6bvqc https://t.co/Z4R75qMTTi

12/10/18

Love this collection Liz

12/10/18

Become a scientist & change the world https://t.co/vBVaKnLCAk

12/10/18

I hope all our children have a safe, happy weekend. Keep reading your novels. See everyone for Saturday school who is coming & be mentally safe too https://t.co/9cVR0dS9aK

12/10/18

Who has the best jams? https://t.co/9cVR0dS9aK

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Ofsted Report

Harris Academy South Norwood underwent a no-notice inspection before half-term on 18 October 2017. The focus of the inspection was on how we resolve concerns that parents have about their child and the behaviour and conduct of students in and out of the academy’s two sites.

I am very pleased to report this inspection went extremely well. I am very pleased at the observations that the two inspectors made.

The report highlights the outstanding work our academy does to keep children safe and to turn around the performance of a range of students from all abilities. It was a supportive and collaborative professional experience for us all.

Here is a flavour of the report from David Storrie, HMI.

 A.    “Leaders and managers have taken effective action to maintain the high standards of behaviour and attitudes identified at the school’s previous inspection…School leaders have rightly focused on creating a unified school”

 B.    One pupil summed up the views of many when they told inspectors, ‘Treating everyone equally is an important quality for life. It is part of being a decent human being.’

 C.    “…support is given rapidly to pupils who need it. Your staff keep parents involved and work in partnership to overcome difficulties experienced by pupils and families.”

 D.   “Pupils spoken to during the inspection uniformly feel safe and have confidence in staff to take action when issues arise”

 E.    “outcomes for pupils continue to be above the national average regardless of a pupil’s ability, ethnicity or social background.”

 F.    Pupils have a deep understanding of issues linked to equality, particularly in relation to sexuality. Pupils report a culture that has a zero tolerance towards homophobia.

What I am most pleased about is that the report affirms the actions we have taken over the last 2 years to make the amalgamation between the two site work smoothly. The report happily matches our own strategic self-evaluation and academy improvement plan and inspectors were pleased to see the work we have done in the last 12 months on parental engagement, to improve behaviour and to manage complaints more rapidly and effectively.

I also have the Harris Federation to thank for all the support that is on-going.