Congratulations to Jesimel in Year 13, our newly appointed Head Student and leader of the Student Council


Congratulations to Anastasija, who got A*ABB and will be reading Political Economy at Kings College London.


Yesterday was a challenging day nationally, but we are so proud of our students. Raul, for example, got A*AA and will be reading Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick.


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Excellent webinar from . Having previously worked for / with him at it definitely rings true. By far the best professional development I've ever had, both formal and informal.


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*Really* Looking forward to the next webinar Exec. Principal & prof. trained coach will share: Team Toxins: mistakes leaders make and how to avoid them 📅 Tuesday 9th June 🕕 6.00pm Save your spot here:


Sounds like you have got a lot on your plate. Don’t put yourself under too much pressure. We know our parents are doing their best under difficult circumstances. When we are back at school we will make sure all students get back on track. If you need more support then let us know


A massive thank-you to all our families for working with us during this difficult time. It’s now been a few days of our new virtual school plan. Please get in touch and let us know how it’s going or what we can do to offer further support


Hi there - we would be love to help. Email and we can work out some support.


Good evening, a member our virtual tutor team will call you tomorrow to try and resolve this issue.


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With school closures and social distancing affecting us all, we’ve created something in the hope that it makes your life a little easier. Audible Stories - 100s of kids’ audiobooks for free. Just click, stream and listen 😊


Retweetd From Jennifer Beattie

Please, Parents. Help your children and your teachers + the country. School on Monday has to be the LAST resort, not the first. We must ALL be so, again, please, if they can, they MUST and then you’ll help us help you.


Retweetd From Gavin Williamson

You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should.


A reminder that children of keyworkers and vulnerable groups can come to school on Monday at 9am. Just drop us an email to let us know you’re coming. Let’s do it 👊


Y11 shirt signing: it hasn’t ended the way we wanted but you were on track for record results and we’re really proud of you.


Retweetd From Glasgow Science Centre

From tomorrow, we'll be bringing a bit of science into your home every day at 10am to help keeping everyone inspired in these challenging times. Join us on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at 10am each day. Ask us questions and let us know what you'd like to see!


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just looked at the online school work very impressed thank you 😊 makes this difficult time easier for parents


Today all year 7 and 8 students were given at least one book minimum to take home and read while schools are closed.


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Keep Active and Healthy. Virtual PE lesson. Monday to Friday. 9am.


18/03/20: Year 9, Year 10 & Year 12 students must remain at home, all other year groups attend the academy as normal. Please note that any new information from the academy about coronavirus, including details of possible academy closures, can be found at


17/03/20: Year 10 and Year 12 students must remain at home, all other year groups attend the academy as normal. Please note that any new information from the academy about coronavirus, including details of possible academy closures, can be found at

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Welcome to Harris Academy Greenwich Careers

Our vacancies site is an easy way to search and apply for various opportunities in our Academy.

To discuss growing your career at Harris Greenwich please contact the Executive Principal for a confidential chat:



Read Mr McMillan’s leadership philosophy in this recently published article:


We take workload so seriously the BBC made a film about it

20 reasons to work for us

Vision, Values & Culture


1Our staff are passionate about helping students `step into their greatness` and take personal responsibility for their lives.

2These words are really important for how we show up at work too.

3Our mantra of `Work hard, be nice, take responsibility` ensures students behave brilliantly...and in the rare occasions that they don't, support for teachers is instant.

4A supportive, coaching culture of high rapport, high challenge to have you teaching at the top of your game.

5A highly motivated and positive staff.



6A staff voice that is actually listened to – an open door to the Principal.

7No game-playing with results, admissions or people. Honesty is important – even when it's difficult to hear sometimes.

8Good leadership at all levels with integrity and moral purpose at the heart of all we do.

9Senior leaders you can trust, who are human and who all still teach!

10Leaders who walk the talk.

Results & Opportunities


11Actually creating social mobility and saving lives – high levels of deprivation but no gap in achievement for those on Pupil Premium.

12Amazing exam results throughout the school, with non-core subjects genuinely valued.

13Your career development taken seriously with excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels.

14Cultural Diversity Gold Award: 58 languages spoken with social harmony and great behaviour a real feature throughout the school.

15A brand new state-of-the-art building.

Salary & Perks


16Competitive inner London salary with generous Harris enhancement (not performance-related) and loyalty bonus

17Free healthcare plan; loans for season tickets, ICT, bikes; 20% off Tapi carpets

18Relocation help.

19A commitment to our '40 ways we reduce staff workload' to ensure zero burnout. Ever.

20An additional second week off in October (and the same well-deserved holidays the rest of the year).


Staff Testimonials

Kirsty Ennew
The most striking difference from other schools I have worked in, having joined HAGR in September, is the time we spend discussing development of our teaching practice to help our students. The CPD here is always thought-provoking and genuinely supports staff in striving for mastery in one’s subject area.

Kirsty Ennew

Senior LP English

Jennifer McMillan
I have never developed so quickly as a teacher as I have at this school. There are a myriad of opportunities to stretch, reflect and adapt yourself. The members of staff I’ve worked with have supported and encouraged this growth through their dedication to their own professional development and to the improvement of the school. Teaching and learning is at the heart of this school which provides the students with outstanding learning and the staff with outstanding professional development.

Jennifer McMillan

Senior LP Maths

Darren Pearce
Since joining in September 2013 I have realised that teaching and learning is an ever evolving process as opposed to a journey with a clearly defined summit. Working in a culture of high challenge with high rapport has led me to this realisation and means I am learning as much as the students I teach.

Darren Pearce

Head of Humanities

Ellie Forward
Harris Greenwich has been invaluable in terms of my professional development. My contributions were quickly acknowledged and opportunities were created for me to support in the development of teaching and learning throughout the Academy and across the Federation. This is definitely a place where clear values are underpinned by a culture of both trust and support. I have never worked in a centre so dedicated to the professional development of others.

Ellie Forward


Stephen Donovan
Working in HAGR has been the most rewarding step in my teaching career so far. Great students, fantastic staff and a clear sense of purpose. The school has helped me envision the kind of teacher I want to become, and offers me the support to get there.

Stephen Donovan

Lead Practitioner Designate, Humanities

Laura Fitzsimmons
I absolutely love working at Harris Academy Greenwich. Every day is different, yet I always laugh and smile. The pupils and teachers are incredible and both want to be challenged. The support system they have in place for new teachers and existing teachers is overwhelming. Harris academy has inspired me to become an outstanding teacher, and in turn, inspire the pupils around me.

Laura Fitzsimmons

PE teacher