Do you love Harry Potter? Want more from J.K.Rowling? Want a whole, new book for free? A chapter a day from today till July... The Ickabog - read yourself (7-9yrs) or have it read to you! Post your review of chapter 1 here!


Well done Jared - you have tried really hard with your Formula 1 Factfile. We hope you liked writing about this subject, thank you for sharing your extra work!


It will be sad to part company, but I'm sure we will all keep working together on many things in the future! So long, not farewell!


Thank you Amy! We miss you!


Thank you Tomisin - we love your card!


Thank you Tobi, we will pass the message on to Ms Blackmon and Ms Atwood.


Thank you Tomisin!


We have loved being part of the hub team and it has been a privilege to work with children from the other academies.


Such concentration Matteo - your marble run looks great. Hope you enjoyed making it!


Thank you Keyan and Lyla - what lovely messages! We miss you! Hope to see you both soon.


Thank you Jayden - what a lovely picture, Miss Weaver will be proud! We miss you too - hopefully we will see you soon!


Fantastic Theo - we hope you really enjoyed making your sculpture for this week's home learning! It is brilliant!


Amazing! Thank you for sharing these photos - it looks like great fun too, and superb learning at the same time.


So pleased your science experiment on condensation was fun Alec - fantastic home learning!


We love your snake sculpture Alec - well done!


Amazing Elijah - it looks like you were having a great time doing your Science experiment! Glad you are loving the practical work.


And some photos to prove the egg was in tact at the end of the experiment! Eggscellent work Omari! (we couldn't help putting in the pun).


Here is his work, very clearly explained!


Loving your Science work Omari - thank you to mum for allowing us to share this video - you're doing a great job of home teaching! The experiment's aim was to find out if the egg would break when landing if they used a parachute... you can find out the results in this video...


Building a grand sculpture for home learning... we would love to see the finished article!

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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.