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Come along to watch our talented Year 11 BTEC Music students perform in our spectacular Winter Showcase on Monday 16th December at 3pm #​wintershowcase


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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! 📷


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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!


students enjoyed a trip to Christie's Auction House today with and listened to a fascinating lecture on Art History.


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.


Why not take part in our huge range of clubs and activities?


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


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!


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:


Emma, Y11, writes about a project she helped with in Uganda during August 2019, living there for two and a half weeks.


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!


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!


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!


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.


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


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!


Fantastic GCSE results . 61% of students achieving basics. Well above National Average. So proud of the students!


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:


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!

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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Letters Home

Name Date Category  
Adverse Weather Notice 24th Jan 2019Academy Info Download
Appointment of Head of Academy 11th Mar 2019Academy Info Download
Change to Academy Timetable 07th Jun 2019Academy Info Download
Change to Time of Lunch 24th Sep 2019Academy Info Download
Changes to KS3 and KS4 28th Jun 2019Academy Info Download
Cycle Training 11th Feb 2019Academy Info Download
Early Finish on 19/09/2019 13th Sep 2019Academy Info Download
Easter Letter to Parents 03rd Apr 2019Academy Info Download
End of Term, 20th Dec, School Closes 12.40pm 10th Dec 2019End of Term Download
Friday 5th April, School Closes 12.40pm 28th Mar 2019Academy Info Download
Head of Academy Newsletter, November 2019 30th Nov 2019Academy Info Download
Healthy School Meals 27th Sep 2018Academy Info Download
Healthy School Meals 05th Feb 2019Academy Info Download
Inset Day Reminder 12th Feb 2019Academy Info Download
Last Day of Term 08th Jul 2019End of Term Download
Library Timetable 18th Sep 2018Academy Info Download
Measles-Mumps 19th Sep 2018Academy Info Download
New 654 Bus Timetable 07th Sep 2018Academy Info Download
Ofsted Inspection at Harris Academy Orpington 04th Sep 2019Academy Info Download
Own Clothes Day 15th Oct 2019Academy Info Download
Parent Voice 10th Sep 2019Academy Info Download
Positive Pathways and Uniform 08th May 2019Academy Info Download
Sixth Form Letter 25th Jan 2019Academy Info Download
Twitter Account & The Orpington 100 30th Jan 2019Academy Info Download
Welcome to Year 11 Letter 06th Sep 2018Academy Info Download
Year 10 Mock Exams - 2-6 Dec 2019 27th Nov 2019Academy Info Download
Year 11 Students 18th Jun 2019End of Term Download
Year 6 - 7 Welcome Evening 19th Jun 2019Academy Info Download
Year 7 Parents Evening, Weds 11 Dec 06th Dec 2019Parents Evening Download
Year 8 Parents Evening 06th Mar 2019Parents Evening Download
Year 8 Parents' Evening, 23 January 2020 10th Jan 2020Parents Evening Download
Year 9 Letter 25th Jan 2019Academy Info Download