It’s that time of year again!!! The kitchen staff served up an excellent Christmas lunch. Great job!!! It certainly kept Mr Hollis quiet!


Haling Park Values! We want your opinion once again! Take our survey and select three values for our school.


If your child took part in this year’s Christmas card design, look out for your child’s artwork in their book bags this evening. Order now at The unique code is on the back of each card design.


Good morning from Haling Park!


Final day of the book fair!! One last push to smash our target! Come and check out the amazing books and stationery on offer!


The book fair is...OPEN! We’ve already made £100! HPAHP get 60% of the total. That’s £60s worth of books already!


BOOK FAIR IS BACK!!! 3.10.17 will be our 1st day! Opening @ 8:15 to 8:45 and 3:20 to 4:00 We need to beat our target of £900. Help us do it!


Help! How do you feel about homework? What should it look like in our school? Click the link, complete the surgery


Retweetd From Cathie Camp

Amazing Ofsted Report. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff and teachers who have made the school outstanding!


Just 'OUT-STANDING' by the school! Excellent result for all of the community! ❤️2 Learn


Retweetd From Harris Federation

Brilliant Ofsted result for - 'outstanding' in every category.


Wowsers! Year 1 have been learning about how different religions pray. Today Mrs Mangat spoke to us about how Hindus pray!


Blue Jays are mixing water colours and using short brush strokes to recreate Monet's Water-Lily Pond!


Year 1 have been having a fabulous week exploring our 'crime scene' at school!


We're building links with our community and learning where Christians pray!


Blue Jays have made the most of the ☀️☀️weather and are visiting Baptist Church to learn about how and where Christians pray!


Blue Jays are selecting synonyms to help describe a character!


A huge thank you to our parent helpers who helped us choose and decorate Mothers' Day gifts for our Mums and Loved Ones.


A priest visited Year 1 to share how Christians pray and what prayer means to them. We're going to learn about how other religions pray too!

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.

Admissions Policy

We will have 60 places available in Reception each year from September 2016. 

If we are oversubscribed, children with a statement of Special Educational Need that names the Academy will be given places first.  After this, places would be allocated to:

  • Looked After and previously Looked After children.
  • Children who the Harris Federation accepts have an exceptional medical or social need for a place at the Academy.
  • As we get brothers and sisters applying, children who have a sibling at the Academy at the time of admission.
  • Children who live closest to the Academy according to straight-line distance.

A full copy of the admissions policy can be viewed here.

Applying for a place

To apply for a place:

1. Please name Harris Primary Academy Haling Park on the London Borough of Croydon’s online application form.  If you don’t live in Croydon, you can still apply – just name the Free School on the application form for the borough in which you live.

2. To apply for a place please download and complete an application form and return it to:

Mrs K Magliocco

Executive Principal

Harris Primary Academy Haling Park

50-58 Haling Road

Croydon, Surrey


The deadline for applications is Friday 15th January 2016.

If you are successful in getting a place for your child at our Academy you will receive both an offer from us and the London Borough of Croydon or other home Local Authority on Thursday 16th April 2016. You will then need to decide whether to accept our offer or that given by the London Borough of Croydon or other home Local Authority. A copy of the application form can be found on the London Borough of Croydon's website.

Late Applications

To make an application after the 15th January, please download and fill in the application form. Please post the completed application to above address for the attention of Fiona Cameron. Kindly note all late application will be processed as per the admissions policy.