Take pride! Celebrating diversity and difference this Pride month, by standing together at HAO


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🚨 𝗦𝗜𝗚𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗔𝗡𝗡𝗢𝗨𝗖𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 🚨 We're delighted to announce that Jabari Christmas has signed a professional contract with QPR FC & becomes our 57th signing to a professional club that has been on our academy programme 📝


This is amazing news! Congratulations to Jabari.


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Adam Flemming: “I’m absolutely buzzing for Jabari and also our football academy programme as we have had 3 players sign at professional clubs from since September and I’m sure there will be more.”


Calling all HAO pianists! Apply now! 🎵 🎹


Check out your local library for the upcoming Queen's Jubilee 🦉📚📙📘📗📕📖


Calling all HAO musicians! 🎵🎼🎹🥁🎺🎻📯🎶


We look forward to hearing if they progress to the next round.


Ms Brown took a group of 5 students from Y 7, 8 & 9 who have been training weekly to compete in the for London competition yesterday. They represented the school and had a fantastic afternoon filled with maths challenges.


A day of celebrating of all things dance!


Calling all HAO musicians and anyone who would like to try! 🎵🎼🎹🎤👩‍🎤🥁🎷🎺🎸🎻📯🎶


Calling all HAO instrumental musicians! Apply now at! 🎵🎺📯🎻


Phil shares his love for reading and writing and talks about the reasons he wrote ‘When the Sky Falls’. He will also talk about his new novel to be published next month ‘While the Storm Rages.


Bromley Libraries are continuing their digital programme of 'Meet the Author' which is shown on their Facebook page. This Sat at on, you can hear from Phil Earle, author of the shortlisted Carnegie title: When the Sky Falls.


A shout out to our Head Boy Lee on his win at the Kent Schools Golf Championship yesterday. Representing HAO he competed against others from around Kent. Winning the event by 2 shots he will now go on to represent HAO in the Regional and National Championship in May!


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𝐑𝐚𝐥𝐟𝐢 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐝 🏆 Congratulations to Kinetic graduate Ralfi Hand who lifted the Professional Development League 2 South title trophy with Charlton Athletic U18’s at the weekend 👏


Year 12 psychology students take on an egg-straordinary challenge. Introducing their new egg babies for the next 7 days.


For aspiring writers, hear it straight from the author!


Many of our students are supported by BYMT's Young Musician Fund so please donate to this very good cause and help HAO to keep making music! 🎵

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.

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Teaching & Learning


The core purpose of the Academy is to provide a high-quality learning experience that motivates our students to learn more, know more and remember more about each subject. We are committed to expanding the horizons of students by giving them the deep knowledge and fluent skills that they need to become responsible citizens who go on to lead happy and successful lives. We believe that our students should become committed to life-long learning, welcome difference and be able to adapt to economic and societal change.  High quality teaching focuses on the acquisition of deep subject knowledge and is fundamental to our students becoming great learners, who love to learn more and know more each lesson, each day, each term and each year. We know that whilst learning is designed to challenge and extend our students, it is important for them to experience success and we are committed to ensuring that all students have regular experiences of success throughout their school life. We invest in our teachers through high quality training and support and commit to continuous learning for staff to secure strong teaching in every subject in the Academy.


  • For learning to be consistently strong in every subject, in every classroom and for every student
  • Instil a love for learning and ensure that all students, especially SEND and disadvantaged students secure the deep knowledge and skills that they need to succeed in life.
  • Enable all staff to plan for and deliver lessons where knowledge is deep, skills are fluent and there is a focus on developing a strong sense of culture, justice and equality.
  • Agree and establish an agreed set of principles that underpin continuous improvements in the quality of teaching and are based on what we know works through research and practice.
  • Provide all staff with developmental opportunities to extend and enhance their classroom practice at every stage, to further impact on student learning and progress.
  • Ensure that students are well prepared to navigate through the challenges and many opportunities of life in modern Britain.
  • Ensure that the classroom environment is consistently welcoming and conducive to supporting good learning for all students.

The policies downloadable below provide further details on how the academy support and progress the aims outlined above.

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