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Midweek spotlight: Harris Academy Purley Rss
Posted on: March 11th 2020
Are you looking to inspire the next generation of leaders? Lead transformative education at Harris Academy Purley. Located in South Croydon, we are an outstanding, vibrant, mixed school for students aged 11- 19 with specialisms in enterprise and sport.
How we approach what we do:
A culture of high expectations and a commitment to nurturing the talents of every student underpins the ethos of Harris Academy Purley. Our students join us for a seven-year journey, with the expectation that they will continue their education into our Sixth Form, run in partnership with the highly successful Harris Federation Sixth Form.
An innovative, staff-centred hub:
In order to maintain the fantastic learning environment that we provide our students, our culture starts with our dedicated staff. We believe that with focused, individualistic support and development opportunities for our staff, we all benefit from happy, committed teachers.
At Harris Academy Purley, we firmly believe that teacher learning does not finish with Induction and we are proud that we allocate an hour every week to Continuous Professional Development, as part of directed time. We aim to combine essential all-staff training, with an individualised approach which develops a colleague, whatever their experience or starting point. To read more about how we approach CPD and staff development, click here. The CPD programme at Harris Academy Purley aims to be highly personalised to the needs of each individual member of staff from teachers to classroom support and from technicians to the premises team.
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