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24/02/17

Retweeted From HPA Orpington

One of our pupils wrote a letter to Lord Harris and here is his response. Exciting new equipment arriving soon!… https://t.co/ONqh3QJk84

24/02/17

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Some of our brilliant science trainees are developing their Chemistry practical skills by making copper… https://t.co/qDrBSHs3Ry

24/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Purley Way

Wow amaze your eyes at our budding authors, inspired by the The Gingerbread Man. https://t.co/3mCxBY1hE8

21/02/17

Retweeted From Maths Hub LDN Thames

Core Maths Conference Tue, 21st March for Senior Leaders / current and prospective teachers of Core Maths: Book now… https://t.co/RK5CZyr69J

20/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Haling Park

Do you need help? Year 1 are coming 'To the Rescue!' What a super start to our new topic!! https://t.co/Eei1wCFSsU

16/02/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

of what our girls + have planned for on Monday.… https://t.co/hxdB9tG0NO

16/02/17

Retweeted From Grahame Lucas

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16/02/17

Retweeted From Ross

Great news for that will open much needed High School in 2018 https://t.co/LtHH5ctYCc

15/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Careers

We're looking for a receptionist/administrator . Apply now at https://t.co/RI4yXBuJdI https://t.co/Y7kkCIIySe

15/02/17

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Passionate about a starting a career in teaching? Apply via UCAS to train at one of our amazing academies in 17/18.… https://t.co/OHOjwQ9aNM

14/02/17

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UCAS is still open and you are still able to submit your application to us! Our provider code is 1TZ! https://t.co/k2XTTvMB9j

14/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Fed TSA

Do you have a qualification that is due to expire? Book your place on the refresher course now… https://t.co/acV1JIeAgB

13/02/17

Retweeted From Maths Scholarships

Thinking about applying for the scheme? Read our FAQs first, then get cracking on that applicatio… https://t.co/HVToGNg2mi

13/02/17

Retweeted From HCACP History

YR 12/13 - DOCUMENTARY TIME! Watch this to supplement Tuesday revision session. https://t.co/z3zYPEHHWu https://t.co/gvLIdtaFDu

11/02/17

6 - 10 February 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/UNFpnjW4zC

10/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Careers

Harris Westminster Sixth Form is looking for an Invigilator. Apply now https://t.co/vUWz9RNLWV https://t.co/ZGNNVhJczY

10/02/17

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Midday Supervisor required .Apply now https://t.co/fVvfluMDQW https://t.co/R0dzmfAFqr

10/02/17

Retweeted From Harris Purley Way

Children enjoying a tour around their new school. Exciting times ahead for HPAPW https://t.co/HA17qn5n8x

10/02/17

Retweeted From Soarpoints

No students in our corridors today but lots of teachers learning about Sixth Form matters -now on a brea… https://t.co/nNVVIoCuKI

10/02/17

Retweeted From Soarpoints

Young people living & loving - https://t.co/eiLJAiDV8J

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As our Sponsor and Chairman, Lord Harris takes a personal role and interest in every Harris Academy generously supporting them financially and with his time. He and his family are regular visitors to our Academies.

Lord Harris’ self-made success as a businessman is an inspiration to our students and his entrepreneurialism is thoroughly reflected in the can-do culture of our Academies.

Educated at Streatham Grammar School, he had to cut short his education at 15 after the death of his father in order to take over the running of the family business of three carpet shops. He went on to set up Carpetright, now a public company with over 600 branches across the UK and the rest of Europe.

In addition to the Harris Federation, good causes supported by the Harris family include the NSPCC and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

When I set up the Harris charity, I did so because I wanted children in London to have a better education than I was able to receive. I left school in my early teens following the death of my father because I had no choice.

I am very fortunate in that I have succeeded in business but I could so easily have failed to do so. I didn’t fully realise the importance of education when I was young and setting out but I do now and that is why my family and I give our time and our money to education in London. An outstanding primary school gives a child the best start in life. I am dyslexic but when I was at school, these things were never identified.

They are now. I want every child that comes through the door of a Harris Academy to leave having grown as an individual, having enjoyed their education and being well-placed for a successful and happy life. Everyone who works for the Harris Federation does so because we believe in the lives of children in London and we want their futures to be happy and successful. That is why our commitment to outstanding education is so strong."

Lord Harris of Peckham

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