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11/12/19

Come along to watch our talented Year 11 BTEC Music students perform in our spectacular Winter Showcase on Monday 16th December at 3pm #​wintershowcase https://t.co/C3L7AhiJlm

11/12/19

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Wonderful news from this afternoon. Another award! This time awarded by his school, , for his commitment to the sport he loves so much! 📷 https://t.co/5HqN5yxwUo

11/12/19

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Thanks to for organising a question time event for their sixth form today- excellently chaired & wide ranging set of questions from students, great to engage in the debate with , & ahead of Election Day next Thursday!

20/11/19

students enjoyed a trip to Christie's Auction House today with and listened to a fascinating lecture on Art History. https://t.co/cRcV3kvrJN

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!

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Meals

Students can choose from a variety of tasty, healthy 'dish of the day' choices on a three-week cycle including meat and vegetarian main options such as:

  • Three Cheese Tortellini with Tomato and Crème Fraiche
  • Moroccan Tagine of Lamb with Cous Cous
  • Crispy Battered Fillet of Fish with Home-Made Tartar Sauce and Chunky Chips
  • Sweet and Sour Chicken with Rice
  • Goats Cheese, Leek and Tomato Tart with New Potatoes.

A sample menu and price list can be accessed here: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3.

The food we serve exceeds the standards expected of schools because we want to make sure students enjoy eating well. We also cater for special dietary requirements, so please let us know if your child has any.

Meals are paid for using a cashless catering system linked to ParentPay. Parents will receive letters explaining how to set up a ParentPay account.


Free school meals

Your child may apply for free school meals if you are entitled to receive one of the following:

  • Income Support                                                                                                        
  • Income Based Job Seeker's Allowance
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Support from the National Asylum Support Service
  • Support from a local authority Social Services Asylum Team
  • Child Tax Credit with no Working Tax Credit and a gross annual income not exceeding £16,190.

Find out if your child is entitled to free school meals.

If your child is eligible for free school meals, you will receive an immediate confirmation. The academy will then process your child’s application for free school meals within 24 hours where possible. It is your responsibility to inform the academy of any changes in your circumstances that may affect your eligibility.

If you have any queries regarding your application or are unable to apply online please contact Kendal Tucker at the academy on 01689 819219 or email k.tucker@harrisorpington.org.uk.