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26/04/16

As requested by parents, we host Learning Reviews every month so families can see their children's learning https://t.co/qpcoZxP74n

25/04/16

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24/04/16

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18-22 April 2016 Harris Academies 'The week in pictures'. https://t.co/9VvJXc22bg

18/04/16

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18/04/16

Exciting learning ready to go in our Reception classes this morning https://t.co/tq6LKI0a0u

16/04/16

Problem-solving in the sunshine this week https://t.co/rj5bjddFwV

04/04/16

No Easter holidays for our amazing builders Look at our new Reception outside area taking shape! https://t.co/dxH4tyeG1D

24/03/16

Another amazing school trip this week: Year 1 at Chessington Zoo https://t.co/ZUWaR3TM2N

20/03/16

Our own Miss Clarke and Ms Kelly taking part in the Harris governor conference. https://t.co/NcU2cdS1uN

20/03/16

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16/03/16

A brilliant day seeing the dinosaurs . We are so proud of their outstanding behaviour! https://t.co/DqbVBj89ya

16/03/16

Reception trip to the Natural History Museum! 49 super-excited children ready to see DINOSAURS!

12/03/16

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09/03/16

An exciting and innovative way of supporting children's learning and growth - glad you enjoyed! https://t.co/8dQwjqUBWS

03/03/16

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02/03/16

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29/02/16

The posters went up today! Looking forward to seeing everyone's costumes https://t.co/27R1xEOkbb

27/02/16

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Helping transform the playground at - an enjoyable Saturday morning

27/02/16

What do the families like to do on a Saturday? Come into school and help transform our playground! https://t.co/IrhnCH9szC

26/02/16

Friday afternoon = Art party! https://t.co/C0QSJVGqb6

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Academy Admissions

Lead Admissions Officer: Sam French
Administration of Admissions: Clare Clark

We have 60 places available in Reception each year.  The dates for our open days are publicised on this website.  Please do take the time to come and meet us.

When considering applications, children with a statement of Special Education Needs that names the Academy or those with Educational Healthcare (EHC) Plans will be admitted first and under different regulations.

If there are more than 60 application, Looked After and Former Looked After Children will be admitted first, followed by children who the Harris Federation accepts have an exceptional medical or social need for a place at the school. Supporting evidence in the form of a written statement from a doctor, social worker or other relevant independent professionals will need to be provided.

Children with siblings at the Academy will be prioritised next.  All remaining places will be distributed on the basis of proximity between home and school, with children who live closest to Kingswood Road being prioritised.

You can read our full admissions policy below.

How to apply

Admissions for Reception 2018

Applications for Reception places are now open.  Click here to find out more information and dates for notificaton of the school you have been allocated.

Appeals

15 January 2018 Deadline for applications
16 April 2018 Bromley Local Authority will advise Parents/Carers of allocated school
1 May 2018 Deadline for acceptance of place
15 May 2018 Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to Harris Primary Academy Shortlands
May-June 2018 Appeals to be heard


For Parents/Carers who Wish to Appeal

Parent(s) may wish to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions based on the published admissions criteria.

If you wish to appeal, you must complete the appeals form available from the office. You can attach to your appeals form any relevant documents and or a letter with information and evidence that you feel supports your case.

Completed forms should be sent to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at Harris Primary Academy Shortlands, Kingswood Road, Shortlands, Bromley, Kent BR2 0HG

Forms must be received by the Academy by the 15 May 2018.

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an Independent appeal Panel. The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time and appeals may be made in English or the Parents’/Carers’ first language.

• Only one appeal per application is allowed.

• Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

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 consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

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 i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements. 

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the Parents.

In-year admissions

Please contact the school office to see if we have any places available in our current Reception and Key Stage 1 and 2 cohorts. You will need to apply through the London Borough of Bromley’s Admissions team but can specify our Academy if there are spaces available. Click here to find out more.

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