In Geography today, year 6 have been learning about the different layers of the rainforest, and how this supports biodiversity 🦜


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to write a poem around the theme of Halloween 🎃 It can be any style of poem: rhyming, Haiku, narrative etc. We can't wait to hear what you come up with!


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Can’t believe how well these sweet peas are doing! Well done to the young farmers of who sowed all these a few weeks back. We’ll keep you posted with their progress throughout the year.


Wow they are looking fantastic! That is amazing how well they are doing! Thank you for the update 👨‍🌾


In science today, year 6 have been learning about reproduction in flowering and non-flowering plants. They then dissected a flower to identify the different reproductive organs 🌺


Amazing generosity from our school community to donate food to our local foodbank - thank you!


This week in Nursery, we have been reading the book 'This is Our House'. We have thought about our own houses and homes, exploring different ways to join materials to create our own collages 🏠


We are very excited to announce the dates for our open days this year! Follow the link to book your space and watch out virtual tour:


Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to take part in a virtual talk by incredible writer Joseph Coelho this morning. They thoroughly enjoyed learning about how to become a writer and are looking forward to having a go at writing some poetry 📝


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to design your own Halloween scene🎃


Mysterious book corner break-in in year 5! Both classrooms targeted. Suspect as yet unknown.. Young detectives are writing a newspaper report to help try and catch the culprit. Watch this space for updates 👀


Thank you to the staff and students from Harris South Norwood Clock Tower for coming to to talk to our year 5's and 6's about going to secondary school 🏫


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to design your own car! You should come up with a name for it and label its features 🏎️


Year 6 have been using their knowledge of circuits and electricity to design their own torches which are fit for purpose. We had some designed for the general public, children, and even the military! 🔦


In art, year 6 have been drawing what they can see out of their classroom windows 🪟 They have been doing this in the style of Stephen Wiltshire, showing the texture and tone of what they can really see


Coming through Croydon at the moment, eta closer to 16.15 now


Still on for 16:00


Our year 6 Victorian children are taking part in a typical 'Drill' lesson which was the Victorian equivalent of PE


Break for lunch, now back on the road, still on track for 16:00


Some nonsense poems written by our Year 6's inspired by Lewis Carroll's 'The Jabberwocky' which was written during the Victorian times 📝

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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.

Ms Rachel Bowern Principal    
Mrs Nicola Dale Vice Principal    
Mr Phil Jones Vice Principal    
Mrs Vicky Hicks SENCO/Inclusion Manager/Assistant Principal    
Ms Reenee Bhomick Teaching & Learning Mentor    
        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
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
Mr Leo Wallace Class Teacher   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 Class Teacher 3 - Missouri Year 3
Ms Millie Stewart Warren Teaching Assistant   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
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 Class Teacher 6 - Yukon Year 6
Miss Bobbie Young Class Teacher   Year 6
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    
Miss Francesca Barichello Midday Supervisor    
Miss Nunzia Piccolo Midday Supervisor    
Mr Andy Friend Office Manager & PA to Principal    
Mrs Kelly Bridges Administrative Assistant    
Mrs Gemma Driver Administrative Assistant    
Mrs Sally Duffy Administrative Assistant    
Mrs Antonette Vethanayagam Finance Officer    
Miss Louise Heward-Mills Student Welfare & Attendance Officer    
Miss Lisa  Wakenshaw Inclusion Assistant    
Mr Daniel Adusei Premises Manager    
Mr Jonathan Maile Premises Officer