Martinez reception class enjoyed exploring the pumpkin and vegetables this week! 🎃


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From midnight on Friday, we - along with the rest of London - will enter level 2 restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please follow the new rules to help


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Welcome to Harris Free School Peckham !


Thanks ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ for a fantastic day filming our virtual tour!


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How lovely is this video! Shooting at today for their virtual open day. Looks like great fun - can we join in?


Year 3 using ipads to complete their End of Unit assessments.


🎃 Harvest time in Reception Class 🎃


Year 2 Science 🌱 plants 🌱


Year 4 Computing 💻


Face coverings - Transport for London


Astronomical Clocks in Science - how will the shadows have changed by Monday? 🕰 🌞 ☁️


Year 5 using concrete resources for subtraction


Year 5 and Year 6 battling rolling numbers on Teams. Well done UKS2🏅


🐜🐛🕷The builders have been busy in Free School. Say hello to Reception Class’ new bug hotel 🕷🐛🐜


💻💜Year 5 Computing 💜💻


🎶 Year 5 Ukulele taught by our music specialist teachers 🎶


🎵 🎶 Year 3 Djembe 🎵 🎶


Once a week our teachers mark the pupils’ ‘Big Write’ together to share ideas, examples and successes. Team Work 🖊 😊


Each One - Teach One in Year 6 maths (one pupils teaches the method and the other pupil does the equation, then swap) everyone is a teacher in HFSP ✏️📚👩‍🏫

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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Learning at our Academy

Especially at such a young age, it is important children are taught and looked after in the right way for them. Our staff support each child to be the best they can. This section of our website describes what education here is like.

Every lesson is creative

The aim of our teachers is always to deliver lessons that children enjoy and feel motivated by. We believe that all lessons should be creative, not just arts subjects. 

We want all of our pupils to be confident readers, writers and mathematicians. Our teachers make sure these areas as well as the rest of the National Curriculum are taught in ways that engage the natural sense of curiosity that children have. 

The result of this is that children become eager, confident pupils who understand the joy of learning and are prepared well for academic success.

High standards in every classroom 

With each week, term and year being so significant in a child’s life, consistency is particularly important in their primary education. 

As part of the Harris Federation, which has its own training school for teachers, our staff receive outstanding professional development to make sure that standards are consistently high in every classroom.

Children treated as individuals

We want children to retain their individuality and be treated the right way for them. 

We step in quickly if a change is needed. For some children, this might involve one-to-one support if they are finding something difficult and for others it could mean stretching them more to keep them interested.  As an Academy parent, you would be welcome to discuss your son or daughter with us at any time. We also send reports home every term. 

We welcome children of all abilities and want them to enjoy school and thrive. For children with special needs, one of our first steps is to work with their parents and other specialists to create a plan for supporting them. Our approach as a whole is reviewed with children’s classroom teachers, relevant specialists and parents every half term.

An academic head start 

As children progress through the school, one of our aims will be to make sure we give them a ‘head start’ for the rest of their education. 

Once they reach Years 5 and 6, they will begin to be taught by specialist subject teachers, just like in secondary school.  They will also be taken by their teachers to use specialist facilities such as science laboratories at the nearby Harris Secondary Academies.

As well as engaging them in the excitement of the subject at hand, these experiences help prepare children for a successful transition to secondary school.