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13/11/19

Last week we were delighted to invite our year 7 parents to come and meet their child’s tutor. It was great to praise the students for the excellent work they have achieved in their first half term. https://t.co/n1gNtjKb3E

09/11/19

Why not take part in our huge range of clubs and activities? https://t.co/RuThb4h3r3

09/11/19

Congratulations to Marco, one of our students, whose passion and talent for cycling is being recognised at a national level. Full story here: https://t.co/yp8Mcv5zVP https://t.co/Bjb6fN9skn

17/10/19

Our Year 10's and 11's had the privilege of enjoying a brilliant performance of An Inspector Calls performed by this afternoon. It really helped to embed their learning for their GCSEs! https://t.co/VSDAQj3PQk

15/10/19

We are very proud of Louis, Year 8, whose story 'Evil' has been selected for publication in the anthology of creative writing in schools. Read it here: https://t.co/MAAih9I7FX

07/10/19

Emma, Y11, writes about a project she helped with in Uganda during August 2019, living there for two and a half weeks. https://t.co/fU0b4RLJVA https://t.co/FeeR1NFW96

01/10/19

Last Monday, 33 students visited the Oval Cricket Ground to watch vs Nottinghamshire. Watching such high level cricket has inspired our students to practise their skills on the playground and they even got some signatures! https://t.co/c5W3Ec3jjC

23/09/19

Don't miss our careers event for years 10 and 11 tonight between 4:00pm and 6:30pm. There will be a number of Post 16 educational providers exhibiting and delivering small workshops to promote their opportunities! https://t.co/UUFgHWn3Lg

20/09/19

Congratulations to the Years 12/13 sixth form team on a superb 5-0 victory against St Johns last Wednesday afternoon in their first competitive football league game this year. Throughout the game HAO were dominant, maintaining a lot of possession, creating lots of chances!

22/08/19

We are delighted to have achieved 17 of the ‘super’ Grade 9s, which are equivalent to getting an A**. A fifth of drama students achieved a Grade 9. https://t.co/RgXyWNMh6u

22/08/19

28% achieved the prestigious and challenging Ebacc qualification which means they successfully passed in Maths, English, Science, a Modern Foreign Language and a Humanities subject. This is higher than the recent national average (24%). A significant achievement for https://t.co/4jo3KPPxeh

22/08/19

Hard work pays off as 78% of students achieved a Grade 4 or higher in English this year and 67% did so in maths. The students could not have worked harder! https://t.co/pcJpfZR5QK

22/08/19

Fantastic GCSE results . 61% of students achieving basics. Well above National Average. So proud of the students! https://t.co/hXyVNE6P2W

18/07/19

The Summer Edition of The HAO Post has been delivered to students! Have a look inside to find out what the Academy has been doing this term: https://t.co/u5F6GqKHrn

15/07/19

This is the final week or the year. Please ensure that your child has 100% attendance as we will continue to learn until the end of the day on Friday. We hope you have a fantastic Summer!

03/07/19

So proud of our year 7 students for taking part in the annual Harris Federation Spelling Bee yesterday! They all demonstrated such an impressive level of intelligence and maturity 💪✍️ https://t.co/OeoGpMbum2

03/07/19

Good luck to all the cast and crew in our fantastic school production of Into the Woods tonight and tomorrow tonight! Tickets are available to buy on the door. https://t.co/b6N2xhUPyS

27/06/19

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Meditation through silent dough kneeding. What a perfect way to start the day. https://t.co/dvZK0gUe9X

26/06/19

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We love this photo looking down at our dining table this lunchtime at . 1 game of cards, 2 of uno and 3 of connect four. What better way to chill out with some brilliant students from https://t.co/duK2N5Gaxr

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Sixth Form Dress Code

You must be smartly dressed at all times, as you would be if working in a smart professional environment. You are role models for the rest of Harris Federation so should be smartly presented at all times. 

Male Dress Code

  • Formal business suit
  • Formal shirt and tie
  • Formal shoes

Female Dress Code

  • Formal business suit (skirts must be at least to the knee, no stretchy lycra material allowed)
  • Formal business dress and jacket
  • Formal blouse or shirt
  • Formal shoes
  • Formal business jacket will need to be worn
  • Girls wishing to wear the Islamic dress should wear a simple silhouette jilbab and a hijab which should not be too colourful. Both garments should not be over embellished.

    Jackets may be removed in warm conditions. No outerwear may be worn in classrooms.

    Physical Education, Performing Arts and Drama students are expected to conform to the expectations on kit.

    Students taking part in PE/ academy lessons must travel to and from the academy in their formal wear.

    The following are not permitted:

  • Brightly coloured suits
  • Casual dresses such as those with a vest style top, very thin straps or strapless style top
  • Jumpers, except for plain v neck jumpers under the blazer
  • Denim or jeans trousers, shirts, blouses or skirts
  • Studs on trousers, skirts, shirts or blouses
  • Casual trousers – combats, track suits, leggings
  • Casual tops – track suits, fleeces, T-shirts, hooded tops, vest tops
  • Shorts, cropped trousers, tight narrow-legged trousers, trousers made of stretchy legging-type material
  • Sportswear
  • Very short skirts or revealing clothes
  • Trainers, pumps, canvas shoes, Vans, Kickers trainers or leisure shoes or pumps
  • Visible boots
  • Patterns or shapes cut into hair or eyebrows and brightly coloured hair, such as Mohicans or tramlines
  • Gloves, hats, caps and bandannas
  • Overly conspicuous jewellery such as large earrings or necklaces
  • Coloured shoe laces
  • Clothing made of sheer or transparent materials

    Tattoos should not be visible.

    Students will be sent home if they do not conform to the dress code. Parents/Carers will be contacted on the first occasion a student is required to be sent home for a dress code violation. In the event of any subsequent digression from the dress code, the student will be issued with a penalty point and sent home to change, but no contact will be made with the Parent/Carer.

    Transgender students may dress consistently in accordance with their gender presentation.

    It is beyond the scope of the policy to provide guidance on every eventuality. In the event of queries, the Principal of Harris Sixth Form (or his/her personal representative), will act as the arbiter. If students fail to comply with these guidelines they will be dealt with in line with the Sixth Form Discipline Structure.

    C. Boyd

    Assistant Principal in charge of Sixth Form