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Our Duke of Edinburgh students have contributed an incredible 702 hours volunteering to help others, this equates to a social value of £3,054. This has made such a positive impact on our local community


Well done to the following Faculty Friday winners: Maria S Faris S Hailey F Sidney M-A Sunny P Jay B Anna C Here are some of their tasty creations:


We may have been on half-term, but reading did not stop! Students battled to win the prize for the most Bedrock lessons. Congratulations to the winners of the half-term Bedrock competition: Yr 7: Jack S 7R1 Yr 8: Anna C 8R1 Yr 9: Jessica P 9B1 Yr 10: Olamide Y 10B2


Congratulations to the winners of last week's Bedrock competition: Year 7- Ryan C 7Y1 Year 8 – Albie G 8G1 Year 9 – Martin N 9Y1 Year 10 – Angel M 10B1


The MFL teachers have set a fun vocabulary challenge for all year groups. All the details are on Show my Homework but the challenge is to find as many words beginning with the letter C in French or Spanish from the photo of a very untidy bedroom. Enjoy!


Win an Amazon voucher in our Half Term Bedrock Competition


Midday Mindful Meditation with Ms Marshall-Fraser can be accessed today via the following link:


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A massive well done to Ms Mhlanga who has been awarded for excellence in geography education at secondary level. This is an amazing recognition for the work she has done within her subject!


Our students continue to battle to win the prize for the most Bedrock lessons. Congratulations to the winners of last week's competition: Year 7- Erioluwa E Year 8 – Molly F Year 9 – Eva A Year 10 – Kiera N


It has been amazing to see your creative Faculty Friday entries supporting our NHS. Congratulations to Israel for his winning piece. All entries receive 5 faculty points. Look on Teams this Friday for the next competition!


Our French teachers set a cooking challenge for students to master the art of the perfect "croque-monsieur", a favourite in French brasseries, by following a video recipe. The results were great and students sent proof of their successful achievements. Miam miam!


We may be closed but that doesn't mean reading has to stop! Last week students battled for a prize for the most Bedrock Literacy lessons. Well done to winners Y7 Israel, Y8 Mel, Y9 Bradley & Y10 Luke. Let's see if we can beat our target of 300. Who will win this week?


Our students are set a daily well-being challenge to support and encourage them to keep a positive mindset. One of our Yr7 students took the challenge to visit a virtual museum and explore the collections online. Her comment on the experience, “This is sooo cool!”


Congratulations to Kane and Lisa who have just passed their Grade 1 and 3 piano exams! Huge thanks to Ms Reid , our wonderful piano teacher, for guiding them through it.


Well done to a number of our Sixth Form students who are currently doing their bit by working in local supermarkets.. some students we know are also working extra shifts!


Art, Design and Technology department want to share some superb work that students have been doing. Look at these.. they are fantastic!


Our MFL teachers set a brilliant homework for Year 7 & 8 classes to make a traditional Spanish Easter dessert, called Torrijas. A vocabulary activity was designed to learn the ingredients in Spanish and a YouTube tutorial for students to follow. You can see how tasty these look!


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The first chapter of WHERE SEAGULLS DARE is on my website. More to follow. Let me know what you think!


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We're so excited to be hosting , edited by Katherine Rundell and launched by ! A beautiful story collection from over 110 children's authors and illustrators. You can read it on our website for FREE!


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From Monday 20th April, will publish daily online lessons to help pupils expand their learning and to aid parents to engage children of all ages with learning at home 📚👇

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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
Children of key workers and vulnerable children 20th Mar 2020Academy Info Download
Coronavirus Update 13th March 2020 13th Mar 2020Academy 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, February 2020 13th Feb 2020Academy 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
Own Clothes Day, 13th Feb 2020 10th Feb 2020Academy Info Download
Parent Voice 10th Sep 2019Academy Info Download
Partial Closure for Years 9, 10 and 12, 17th March 2020 17th Mar 2020Academy Info Download
Partial Opening update for Yrs 10 and 12 - 27.05.2020 27th May 2020Academy Info Download
Partial Opening Yr10 - 22.05.2020 22nd May 2020Academy Info Download
Partial Opening Yr12 - 22.05.2020 22nd May 2020Academy 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
Virtual School Online timetable 07.05.2020 07th May 2020Academy 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 10 Parents' Evening, Weds 11 March 27th Feb 2020Parents Evening Download
Year 11 GCSE Examinations 25.03.2020 25th Mar 2020Academy Info Download
Year 11 Students 18th Jun 2019End of Term Download
Year 13 Grades and Destinations 25.03.2020 25th Mar 2020Academy Info 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
Year 9 Parents' Evening, Tues 11 Feb (Including Options Presentation) 27th Jan 2020Parents Evening Download