In Nursery this week, the children have been developing their fine motor skills by practising using one handed tools and equipment. They had lots of fun creating faces with a selection of different herbs and vegetables! 🌽


Year 1 have made their own salt dough characters this week based on the stories they have been writing in literacy. They used interesting adjectives to describe their characters! 📝


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Thank you to , The Pupil Ambassadors and Eco-Warriors for an eye opening presentation on the schools new Sustainability Plan. The children were passionate, inspiring and did a great job of asking some very well thought-out questions.


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This week in science, year 5 have been investigating which materials are attracted to a magnet and are also conductors of electricity 🔌 Did you know not all metals are magnetic?


Last week we welcomed our local MP, Ellie Reeves, to our school. During her visit, she met with both our Pupil Ambassadors and Eco-Warriors. They presented our new Sustainability Plan for our school as well as having a question and answer session ♻️


Year 6 have been learning about the C Major Scale in music today. They started off by discussing how Major Scales have a happy sounding tonality and then had a go at playing the C Major Scale on Glockenspiels 🎶


In science this week, year 6 have been learning about Inheritance. They applied their knowledge about inherited characteristics to Mr Men and predicted what they thought the offspring of different Mr Men and Little Miss would look like! 👩‍🔬


We had a very special visitor handing out Principals awards this morning! All of our pupils were very excited to receive a visit from Mrs Elf 🌟


Wow this is so magical!


Yesterday morning we took our nursery children to the local post box to post the Christmas and Winter cards that they have made for their families 📮


Our amazing Wellbeing Warriors are running a bake sale on the playground after school today! All proceeds will be used by the Wellbeing Warriors to host wellbeing events for pupils in our school. Please come along and purchase a yummy cake 🍰


In DT, year 1 have been making their very own moving picture books! They have made their fish move 📚


Today in DT, year 3 have been using fresh produce to create their own salads and salad dressings. How yummy do these look! 🥗


Years 4, 5 and 6 are at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley ready to watch this year's pantomime 'Sleeping Beauty' 🎭


Thank you so much to all of our staff and pupils for their amazing efforts for Christmas Jumper Day today- we have seen some fabulous jumpers and accessories 🤩 We have also raised some money for the incredible Save The Children charity 🌟


Third stop for year 6: standing on the remains of the very famous Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace Park


Stop two for year 6: Penge East station, which was originally named Penge Lane, opened in 1863. It is a grade II listed building which means it cannot be changed or demolished easily without the correct permission!


Year 6 are on a walking tour of their local area this morning as part of their geography topic. First stop- The Crooked Billet which has been a landmark in Penge since 1601 🏙️


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Our Staff

At Harris Primary Academy Kent House there are teachers, teaching assistants and learning mentors as well as our premises team and administrators.

All of our staff are primary specialists and we work together to promote the core values of the Academy and make sure that our children are consistently safe and happy.

  Forename Surname Position    
Ms Rachel Bowern Principal    
Mrs Nicola Dale Vice Principal    
Mr Phil Jones Vice Principal    
Mrs Vicky Hicks SENCO/Inclusion Manager/Assistant Principal    
Ms Reenee Bhowmick Teaching & Learning Mentor    
Ms Sam French Harris Federation Curriculum Lead    
Mr  Matt  Britt Harris Federation    
        Class Year
Mrs Sam Avison-Williams Class Teacher N - Thames Nursery
Miss  Charlie Cockell Class Teacher N - Thames Nursery
Mrs Svetlana Josipovic Early Years Educator N - Thames Nursery
Mrs  Nawel Zekraoui Teaching Assistant N - Thames Nursery
Ms Laura Bairstow EYFS Consultant Teacher    
Ms Tracy Jarrett EYFS Consultant Teacher    
Mrs Maddie McNamara Class Teacher R - Nile Reception
Miss Amy Coulstock Teaching Assistant R - Nile Reception
Mrs Rachel  Tadman Teaching Assistant R - Tigris Reception
Ms Jade Smith-Dennis Class Teacher R - Tigris Reception
Miss Mariam Tumukunde Teaching Assistant R - Tigris Reception
Mr Milo Turner Class Teacher 1 - Ganges Year 1
Ms Eve Sayers Class Teacher 1 - Rhine Year 1
Mrs Sandra Heath Teaching Assistant   Year 1
Miss Kimberly Ing Teaching Assistant   Year 1
Mrs Lisa Learmouth Teaching Assistant   Year 1
Miss Ella Campbell Class Teacher 2 - Danube Year 2
Mrs Saira Souissi Class Teacher/Assistant Principal 2 - Murray Year 2
Miss Anna Zawadowska Teaching Assistant   Year 2
Mr Casey Lawler Class Teacher 3 - Congo Year 3
Mr Michael  Hayward Class Teacher 3 - Missouri Year 3
Ms  Kaleh Ali Student Teacher 3 - Missouri Year 3
Mrs Lesley Shepherd Teaching Assistant   Year 3
Ms Agnes Borecka Class Teacher 4 - Yangtze Year 4
Mr John Ward Class Teacher 4 - Zambezi Year 4
Mrs Nuala Jackson Teaching Assistant   Year 4
Mr Leo Wallace Consultant Teacher    
Mrs James Gallagher Class Teacher 5 - Amazon Year 5
Ms Maggie Tildesley Class Teacher 5 - Mississippi Year 5
Mrs Tracy Gorman Teaching Assistant   Year 5
Miss Georgina Simmons Class Teacher 6 - Loire Year 6
Miss Madeline Field Class Teacher 6 - Parana Year 6
Mr Matt Griffin Class Teacher/Assistant Principal 6 - Yukon Year 6
Miss Oluwaseun Fifo Student Teacher 6 - Yukon Year 6
Miss Bobbie Young Consultant Teacher    
Ms Christine Clark Teaching Assistant   Year 6
Mr Aaron Hanson PPA Cover Teacher (Sports Specialist)    
Mrs Lee-Anne  Prior PPA Cover HLTA    
Miss Donna Sayer Phonics Specialist    
Mr Mark Maguire Consultant Teacher    
Miss Nunzia Piccolo Midday Supervisor    
Mr Andy Friend Office Manager & PA to Principal    
Mrs Kelly Bridges Administrative Assistant    
Mrs Gemma Driver Administrative Assistant    
Mrs Antonette Vethanayagam Finance Officer    
Miss Lisa  Wakenshaw Inclusion Assistant    
Mr Daniel Adusei Premises Manager    
Mr Jonathan Maile Premises Officer