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.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

Uniform Expectations

Academy uniform develops a sense of loyalty to the community which students are members, and to encourage them to take a pride in their appearance. Students are expected to wear full Academy uniform on the way to and from the Academy. Students are permitted to wear a plain dark coloured coat and dark colour hat. 

To purchase items of uniform please go direct to Brigade by clicking here.

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·         Academy Blazer

·         Academy pullover - no other style of jumper is allowed

·         Traditional white school shirt

·         Faculty tie

·         Trousers (boy’s or girl’s) - Plain black traditional or classic style. No leggings or tight fitting styles

·         Socks - Plain black or white

·         Skirt - Plain black, to be below the knee.

·         Tights - Plain natural or black

·         Shoes - Polished black, traditional style, black stitching, black sole and heel.

No trainers or trainer style shoes are allowed
 

An example of appropriate black trousers

These trousers are traditional / classic wide or straight leg cut that are suitable for school.

Straight leg OKstraight leg boys - OK

An example of inappropriate trousers

These trousers are not traditional school trousers and too tight.

leggings2 - bannedleggings - banned

 

FSM Uniform Grant

Free School Meals and a Harris Academy Uniform Grant are available to all students whose parents/carers receive specified benefits as follows:

 

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190) Universal Credit
  • Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)
  • Free school meals will be provided to all students for whom a claim has been accepted and will be provided as soon as the application has been approved. 
  • Approval of a free school meal claim will also entitle families to a Harris Academy uniform grant of £70 per annum per student which covers the cost of compulsory uniform items.