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25/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Bromley

Join the allotment club, every Tuesday and Thursday mornings. https://t.co/pRyP1RFeiX

24/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

"A bright future for Primary Languages and working across Primary/Secondary." https://t.co/Mah2oMK407

24/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Vicky Gough from talking to future trainee teachers about scholarship opportunities https://t.co/6zBHnkEgsy

24/04/17

18 - 21 April 2017 Harris Academies 'the week in pictures'. https://t.co/EzqvaCrAbO

20/04/17

Retweeted From HABE Sport

HABE sport leaders running the show at Harris Fed Tag Rugby Championships 's 🏉 🏆 https://t.co/t0sAMrbQUm

20/04/17

Retweeted From Paula J matthews

found these three vikings in the playground ! Fantastic start to a new term !! https://t.co/rzxSoKrFGE

20/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Rainham

Early morning meet up for revision in the library. Well done Year 11. Fantastic dedication to succeed https://t.co/LuYKshGkDD

20/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Experience

Our Y10s are visiting today to experience a range of lectures and learn all about life & . https://t.co/NbfuQFewv2

17/04/17

Retweeted From HAB Principal

Happy Easter from HAB. An term ahead, including: GCSE and A-Level exams; Sports Day; . https://t.co/GR4DFhgC8b

17/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

📆As per our term dates, the children return back to the academy on Monday 24th April📅 ⭐️Enjoy the rest of the Easter break⭐️ https://t.co/Ul580qtnri

13/04/17

We are delighted that three new Harris free schools have been approved. https://t.co/cVyhv5bkei https://t.co/9GdvtJ5vH3

07/04/17

Well done - Happy Easter! https://t.co/kqy6J5rB4C

06/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisBoys'Academy

Team pic of our incredible snowsports group coming towards the end of their amazing Alps adventure https://t.co/EpIhUCrEgE

06/04/17

Retweeted From HGABR Sixth Form

Our latest Insight issue is here! Check it out on our website now at https://t.co/LdTDTB3rCO https://t.co/PZQQ7O5b0k

06/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisColerainePark

Easter fair was so much fun. Great to see so many parents. https://t.co/TdlphIZyEY

05/04/17

Retweeted From Harris Kenley

📆As per our term dates, our last day in the Academy before Easter is Friday 7th April, we return on Monday 24th April 2017. 📅 https://t.co/EU3Jzffchx

05/04/17

Retweeted From HCACP Geography

Day 1 all done! Lots of fun seeing the bears...having fun...and every student dancing with the locals! https://t.co/J1uwY03BHC

05/04/17

Retweeted From Beddington Park

Don't forget to join us tomorrow morning for some Easter Xplorer fun! We'll be at the Pavilion between 11am and 1pm https://t.co/ZcfLpziqvZ

05/04/17

Retweeted From HarrisBoys'Academy

Live pics from our ski trip to the Alps, to show parents we're having a good time! More pics at https://t.co/hnvkz1PHSE https://t.co/In3MpgQbCI

04/04/17

Retweeted From Harris City Academy

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

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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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