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  • A day to remember at Twickenham

    A day to remember at Twickenham
    14th March 2014

    Canterbury and England rugby give Harris Academy Merton student a day to remember at Twickenham! Read More

  • Heather Knight Scores a 6 with Harris Academy Merton Students!

    Heather Knight Scores a 6 with Harris Academy Merton Students!
    7th March 2014

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  • Students Adopted from Care
    13th January 2014

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  • Feedback from 'Meet the Principal Evening' Dec 2013
    2nd December 2013

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  • Harris Academy Merton scoops top award

    Harris Academy Merton scoops top award
    14th November 2013

    The Academy received a £1,000 prize for ‘Outstanding achievement in challenging circumstances’ in recognition of its top Ofsted inspection and rapidly improving GCSE and A Level results. Read More

  • Business & Economics Residential October 2013

    Business & Economics Residential October 2013
    25th October 2013

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  • Wimbledon Showcase 2013

    Wimbledon Showcase 2013
    3rd October 2013

    During the summer term, students who attended Drama club worked on a project for a performance at the New Wimbledon Theatre. Students had the opportunity to work with professional dancers in order to create their own piece of movement based theatre. Read More

  • Boys Choir - Vocal Workshop

    Boys Choir - Vocal Workshop
    24th September 2013

    The session was led by the talented Dominic Peckham, a conductor and highly regarded vocal practitioner who is currently working with many London groups, including The National Youth Choir and London Youth Choir. Read More

  • Record GCSE Results!
    22nd August 2013

    I am delighted that 75% of our students achieved 5 A*- C GCSEs including English and Maths. This is a significant improvement, up 13% on the last year. Read More

  • Federation Spelling Bee 2013
    16th July 2013

    Congratulations to Harris Academy Merton who have won the Harris Federation Spelling Bee 2013. The event culminated with a tense final round against Harris Beckenham. Read More

  • Jamal Petgrave to Represent Great Britain in Judo at the Youth Olympics

    Jamal Petgrave to Represent Great Britain in Judo at the Youth Olympics
    8th July 2013

    Harris Academy Merton are exceptionally proud of the achievements of Jamal Petgrave. He is fantastic ambassador for the academy and a positive role model for his peers; being honoured at the Merton Civic Awards Ceremony confirms this. Read More

  • End of Term Letter July 2013
    2nd July 2013

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  • East Mitcham Cluster Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

    East Mitcham Cluster Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
    19th June 2013

    13 teams representing 7 primary schools from the East Mitcham Cluster competed on Tuesday 18th of June at Harris Academy Merton in the growing sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Read More

  • ‘Hugs for Henry’

    ‘Hugs for Henry’
    14th June 2013

    ‘Hugs for Henry’ is a charity campaign set up by an old school friend of Mr Lynes, Michael Hallam. Michael’s son, Henry, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma earlier this year. Henry is currently living in a hospital in Bristol, but there is a very high chance that this form of cancer will never go away unless specialist treatment is administered. To receive specialist treatment for this cancer £500,000 must be raised to send Henry to America. Read More

  • Merton Borough Athletics

    Merton Borough Athletics
    15th May 2013

    Harris Academy Merton retained the ‘Mixed Schools’ Trophy’ at the Merton Borough Athletics competition. The competition took place at Wimbledon Athletics track on May 14th and 15th. There were some outstanding individual performances that contributed towards this result. Read More

  • Music is Life 2013
    22nd April 2013

    On Monday 22nd April 2013 selected members of our Academy choir took part in a Merton borough performance called The Journey at The Royal Albert Hall. The performance was excellent and the students who were involved did us proud. Read More

  • Performing Arts Showcase

    Performing Arts Showcase
    27th March 2013

    The Performing Arts Showcase on Wednesday 27th March 2013 involved a cast of 64 Performing Arts students from Year 10 to Year 13. This was a spectacular event showcasing the talent and skill of the students across the different disciplines. Read More

  • Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

    Fashion Targets Breast Cancer
    20th March 2013

    On Wednesday 20 March 2013, a student cast of 56 dedicated students celebrated our second charity fashion show in aid of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Read More

  • Literacy Week - SAY Day (Year 8)

    Literacy Week - SAY Day (Year 8)
    10th March 2013

    The first week in March was Literacy Week at HAM and one of the events was the SAY Day for Year 8. Off timetable all day, students learnt about the importance of reading, learning from each other’s mistakes and how to perform a “Rap Poem”. Read More

  • D.E.A.R. Day (Drop Everything And Read)
    8th March 2013

    Friday 8th March was our termly DEAR Day, only this time the bell rang three times, meaning that students and staff across the Academy dropped everything and read for a full 30 minutes. Since DEAR Day we have launched “Get Caught Reading for Pleasure” where one faculty each week is responsible for catching students reading. Read More

  • World Book Day

    World Book Day
    7th March 2013

    March 7th was World Book Day and as such the English teachers celebrated by dressing up as famous literary characters, with students guessing who they were correctly to be entered into a prize draw. Congratulations to Iftiny in Year 7 who won the prize draw and £20. Read More

  • Maximum Dance and Design workshop

    Maximum Dance and Design workshop
    31st January 2013

    The English Department invited Maximum Dance and Design to carry out workshops that focused on African storytelling and poetry. Read More

  • MSSP Sports Coach Vacancies

    MSSP Sports Coach Vacancies
    17th January 2013

    The Merton School Sport Partnership (MSSP) are looking for outstanding sport coaches to join their team and provide sporting opportunities to the London Borough of Merton’s school children. Read More

  • Aladdin

    Aladdin
    17th January 2013

    The first whole Academy production was Aladdin, performed in December to a rapturous audience. Read More

  • My Photography

    My Photography
    13th December 2012

    Over the past few months Year 11 and Year 12 Level 2 BTEC Media students have been working hard to research, plan and create a portfolio. Read More

  • DEAR Day

    DEAR Day
    13th December 2012

    On Thursday 13th December, Harris Academy Merton held its second Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) day. Read More

  • Charity Dodgeball

    Charity Dodgeball
    30th November 2012

    This November there have been a series of sponsored Dodgeball tournaments at Harris Academy Merton. Read More

  • Year 10 Shakespeare Trip

    Year 10 Shakespeare Trip
    23rd November 2012

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  • Global Entrepreneurship Week

    Global Entrepreneurship Week
    19th November 2012

    In November 2012, Global Entrepreneurship Week was celebrated at the Academy with a range of off timetable events involving 298 students and external visitors. Read More

  • Harris Academy Merton is Outstanding

    Harris Academy Merton is Outstanding
    9th October 2012

    Once again Harris Academy Merton has been graded as Outstanding following the recent Ofsted inspection. Read More

  • GCSE Results 2012
    23rd August 2012

    For the third year in a row, 100% of students at Harris Academy Merton have gained at least five good GCSE passes. Read More