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Why walk when you can run! Pupils of enjoying the amazing Sussex scenery this week


A huge well done to the girls who took part in an athletics competition at Norman Park on Tuesday this week. We finished a fantastic 4th out of 7 schools and faced some extremely tough competition!


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What a lovely day to be feeding our stunning Aberdeen Angus cattle. Great help from pupils of


Don't miss Faculty Friday tomorrow!


Can you solve our maths problem this week?


students valuating auction items and creating their own art space! The students designed two 3D outdoor bridges displaying graffiti art. Complete with viewing public and a boat! Very creative!!


Can you solve our countdown numbers game?


Year 7 students had a fantastic time at an event at Norman Park today. A special mention to Derek Iorchir - 2nd in shot, Josh Picton - 1st in his 100m and 200m heat and Jack Roberts - 1st in his 200m heat! Well done all!! Many more athletics events to come...


Well done to Year 7 team in their first game against last night. Although it wasn't a win, it was a well fought game against good opposition. Particular mention to Sunny, Derek, Ella, Joshua, Matilda and Frankie for their performances.


Congratulations to Nathan Whitley in Year 7 who won the chess league! Well done as well to the 20 students who participated and took part in the challenge.


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Some great skills work ⁦⁩ Yr 9 student has used the B4S Club to improve the over all attitude toward hard work in the club and in school💪🥊💪


Parking announcement on our website


This week's is baleful. Students are encouraged to use it in their work. For example: 'When we approached the frightened dog, it gave us a baleful growl.'


To celebrate our first 100 followers and all the things we have achieved this term, here is a link to our second edition of The HAO Post


Some of the fantastic submissions for our poster competition. The theme - journeys.


Careers fair tonight at Harris Academy Crystal Palace! Sixth formers, Y11's and parents welcome.


students Learning Beyond the Classroom at Joss Bay Beach today.


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From one Globe to another - happy ! ⭕️🌍 (📸: Clive Sherlock)


If you want to find out about training to teach Primary or Secondary come along to this Monday! More information here:


The this week is mellifluous. Students are encouraged to use it in their work. For example: 'Sarah had a low, mellifluous voice'.

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Exam Results and Ofsted

In 2017 we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.72, which puts us in the top 10% of schools nationally. Our other key performance statistics for 2016-17 are:

  • Attainment 8 score – 49.3 points
  • Grade 5 or above in Eng and Math – 35% 
  • Entering EBacc – 67%
  • Achieving EBacc – 18%

In 2018 we achieved a Progress 8 score of 0, which puts us in line with national averages. Our other key performance statistics for 2017-18 are:

  • Progress 8 – 0.0
  • Attainment 8 score – 41.2
  • % Basics – 56% (4+) and 30% (5+)
  • Entering EBacc – 61%
  • Achieving EBacc – 21% (4+) and 15% (5+)

Sixth Form results

For 2017, Sixth Form results were well above national with positive progress on all key measures:

  • A-Level – +0.22
  • Average result – C+ (31.72)
  • Applied General – +0.15
  • Average result – Distinction (36.54)
  • English and Maths progress was +0.89 (English) and +0.20 (Maths)

For 2018, Sixth Form results were in line with national averages:

  • A-Level – +0.00
  • Average result – C- (27.0)
  • Applied General – -0.2
  • Average result – Merit (24.2)
  • English and Maths progress was +0.3 (English) and +0.60 (Maths)

There is currently no data available for students staying in education or employment after Key Stage 4.

Visit our academy’s Department for Education performance web page for full details of our performance.

As a new academy we have not yet been inspected by Ofsted but details of our first inspection report will be available here once it is published, and also on our page of the Ofsted website.