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14/05/22

We are thrilled to have you onboard and appreciate your commitment to our community.

08/05/22

Retweetd From Mr M. Ismail

Thank you to Mr Keely, Principal of for taking the time to show me around his ‘Outstanding’ school. It was great to see so many engaged and enthused students completely engrossed in their learning. The english lesson on Macbeth was 👌 https://t.co/tenoV8dZxx

05/05/22

We are excited to announce our 'Outstanding' rating in our most recent inspection. We couldn't be prouder of our staff, students and the local community. Click the link to read the full report: https://t.co/tsGD5932cW

04/05/22

Retweetd From Exec Head, George McMillan

Incredibly proud of my staff and students and in particular the brilliant Principal, Ben Keely. World Class School twice in a row and now Ofsted Outstanding twice in a row too. Sustainable work / life balance in a very happy school. Next for too! https://t.co/lviafx4OEu

24/03/22

Retweetd From Aimhigher London

A huge thank you to the KS3 learners from who joined us for a Buddies session yesterday, & for their great comments & questions. https://t.co/07q3JijmJ0

24/03/22

Retweetd From Upskill Me

Yesterday, the Law Society students at conducted their first to a Jury made up of industry expert volunteers. We advocate for approaches, like our Law Society mock trial to help students practice skills https://t.co/ekJ09BGeAG

24/03/22

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Thank you to the team for hosting our today; we appreciate you! 🏏☀️ https://t.co/skTtqzNciL

23/03/22

Retweetd From Upskill Me

Today students from will be holding their Mock Trial 🧑‍⚖️ This event has been supported by our Law Society, in partnership with and we cannot wait to see all the students’ hard work come to life!

18/03/22

This week our students visited the over 60s at MPCC. They helped out with teas and coffees and discussed the Ukrainian crisis. They represented the school well! https://t.co/WGNUxNBM7m

15/03/22

We have really enjoyed the workshops put on by the Hair and Beauty team at over the past few weeks. More careers workshops coming soon - watch this space https://t.co/71OILRqN9z

09/03/22

Retweetd From Haimo Primary School

Year 5 Freddie Mercury class visited Harris Academy today and were shown how to make spaghetti bolognese. Thank you 😀🍝 https://t.co/c6CJsQ2Qen

07/03/22

A small group of students visited Middle Park Community Centre last week. They enjoyed chatting and sharing stories. Well done to all!! We can't wait to come back again. https://t.co/LNXJVcPKuv

04/03/22

Retweetd From Maternity Teacher

Wonderful session with colleagues ! An early celebration exploring how we can and address the in education with individual action and influence! Thanks for having the ☺️ https://t.co/6217BG0YuU

03/03/22

Retweetd From Middle Park Primary

Year 5 Nergui had a great practical science afternoon with our friends down at Thanks for inviting us, we’ve loved our visits. https://t.co/BQqEwhUF9E

02/03/22

This week our Food Tech team welcomed Year 5s from . The students cooked spaghetti bolognese from scratch - well done to all! https://t.co/hlpirwYZ3C

02/03/22

Retweetd From Harris Experience

We had a really fantastic session yesterday with Y12 students attending the student leadership program. Students had some really mature and thought-provoking discussions on complex topics on culture and identity, and demonstrated leadership qualities. Well done! https://t.co/CPtaBLZJs1

01/03/22

Over the last two weeks, it’s been our pleasure to host the lovely Y5s from for some Science lessons! https://t.co/42nVEarjtV

23/02/22

A huge thank you to for preparing our year 12 students for their first-ever HAGR Law Society mock trial.

23/02/22

Retweetd From Middle Park Primary

Thank you to for inviting Year 5 Auggie down for an exciting secondary science lesson. The children really enjoyed the learning and having a little taste of secondary school life. https://t.co/38fwGTTqmV

17/02/22

Please find the link to our latest Newsletter: https://t.co/5lSGVBir0o

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Mission and Culture

Our mission 

Why we do what we do

In this corner of South East London we have a clear mission: to run a great school which offers every child, regardless of circumstance, the chance to thrive both personally and academically.

We make no apology for believing a key part to a happy and fulfilled life is a great set of exam results. They are the currency which students require to progress to the next stage of their education. No amount of celebrity disapproval or stories of success against the odds will convince us otherwise. Results matter to our community.

We know that academic progress is critical to our students enjoying lives of choice and opportunity but that they also need to develop the content of their character and have a range of rich experiences which they will never forget. We want to help students have warm hearts and cool heads so that they are ready for the challenges of adolescence and ultimately adulthood. In short, we want our students to live well.

Our students are very proud to be a part of our school community because they know that this is a place where they can Step into their Greatness.

 

Our routines

How we deliver an exceptional education

We focus relentlessly on learning, operate tight routines and build strong relationships with children and their families. This forms the platform for students to be able to Step into their Greatness.

We have very clear rules on homework, equipment and uniform because students must be ready to learn. We have very clear routines in the classroom so that all students can benefit from a disruption free environment. Students are expected to work for long periods of time in silence so that they can think deeply about the knowledge at hand.

We foster a love of learning, thinking and scholarship so that our students thrive not only at school and university but also later in life. To this end, we offer all students from Year 7 to Year 13 a variety of opportunities for intellectual engagement at the highest level both inside and outside the classroom. We teach them how to take responsibility for their own learning and insist they become more independent over time so that they are ready for the next stage.

Our days are longer than other local schools. Students have more time in the classroom to acquire knowledge, skills and understanding, as well as more opportunities to participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities that enrich and broaden their cultural capital. We value punctuality and expect students to be on time every time. There are no shortcuts to success.

We establish a three-way partnership between families, students and staff. At Greenwich all parents sign a Home Academy Agreement that outlines our shared commitment to hard work and a consistent support of one another.

Our people

Who we are

Harris Academy Greenwich is a great place to work. We recruit, train and retain the very best staff then let them get on with it. We take the issue of workload seriously and make sure our working practices are sustainable. Our teachers are subject experts and boss their classroom accordingly. We cultivate effective, autonomous leaders at every level of the organisation. We are successful because every day 140 brilliant people work tirelessly to support students towards greatness.

Our culture

How we think and act

We have an unwavering commitment to nurturing a culture where students work hard, be kind and take responsibility. Over time our students develop the character which will help them succeed at school and beyond.  These values underpin all aspects of life at the academy:

Work hard: We understand that nothing in life is handed to us on a plate. We do what it takes for as long as it takes. Teachers expect 100% effort 100% of the time and students will be challenged when they fall below this standard.

Be Kind: We are tolerant of difference and treat others with respect and dignity. We are kind to ourselves and look out for one another. We do the right thing even when no-one is looking.

Take responsibility: We understand that we are responsible for our actions. We work hard to understand our emotions and manage them effectively. When we make a mistake, we put things right. When there is a setback, we are resilient and look to improve.

If you want your child to Step into their Greatness then this is the place to be.