As requested by parents, we host Learning Reviews every month so families can see their children's learning


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Our is about to begin with a fantastic line up of presenters tonight to share their ideas and expertise.


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18-22 April 2016 Harris Academies 'The week in pictures'.


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In case you haven't seen Harris Academies 'week in pictures'


Exciting learning ready to go in our Reception classes this morning


Problem-solving in the sunshine this week


No Easter holidays for our amazing builders Look at our new Reception outside area taking shape!


Another amazing school trip this week: Year 1 at Chessington Zoo


Our own Miss Clarke and Ms Kelly taking part in the Harris governor conference.


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14-18 March: , Felixstowe port 100 days , reception &


A brilliant day seeing the dinosaurs . We are so proud of their outstanding behaviour!


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


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Valuable afternoon spent moderating with our lovely colleagues from


An exciting and innovative way of supporting children's learning and growth - glad you enjoyed!


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Only kidding! Today is WORLD BOOK DAY! The biggest, bookiest day of the year


Only one more sleep until


The posters went up today! Looking forward to seeing everyone's costumes


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Helping transform the playground at - an enjoyable Saturday morning


What do the families like to do on a Saturday? Come into school and help transform our playground!


Friday afternoon = Art party!

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.

Our Staff

At Harris Primary Academy Shortlands there are teachers, teaching assistants and support staff.

All of our staff are primary specialists and we work together to promote the core values of the Academy and make sure that our children are consistently happy and safe.

Our teaching and support staff are as follows:


Name Position  
Miss Sam French Executive Principal (SLT)  
Mrs Sarah Warshow Principal  
Mrs Emma Tibbitts Vice Principal (SLT) - maternity leave  
Miss Stacey Clarke Reception Class Teacher/EYFS Lead  
Miss Emma Kent Reception Class Teacher  
Mrs Rachel Phillips Year 1 Teacher  
Mr Oliver Beckham Year 1 Teacher  
Miss Emma Redman Assistant Principal/Year 2 Teacher  
Mr Lee Griffiths Year 2 Teacher  
Miss Melissa Ali Year 3 Teacher  
Miss Debbie Hayes Year 3 Teacher  
Ms Fiona Patel Trainee Teacher  
Miss Eleanor Wilson Trainee Teacher  
Miss Ellie Curtis Teaching Assistant Reception  
Mrs Kiara Chalk Teaching Assistant Reception  
Miss Laura Varney Teaching Assistant Year 1  
Mrs Charlotte Valet Teaching Assistant Year 1  
Ms Maxine Hooper Teaching Assistant Year 2  
Miss Helen Schofield Teaching Assistant Year 2  
Miss Danielle Andrews Teaching Assistant Year 3  
Mrs Kate Mercer 1:1 Support Assistant  
Ms Sebrin Osman 1:1 Support Assistant  
Mrs Lisa Foan 1:1 Support Assistant  
Mrs Clare Clark Office Manager  
Ms Lisa Lawrence Receptionist/Administrative Assistant  
Mrs Preeti Patel Midday Supervisor  
Mrs Joanne Talakshi Midday Supervisor  
Mrs Sherley D'Cruz Midday Supervisor  
Miss Kathryn Scully Midday Supervisor  
Mr David Harvey Caretaker