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05/04/19

Our year 10 triple scientists got to hang out with some real life skeletons at Museum of Life Sciences on Thursday. https://t.co/liW1rMLPol

21/12/18

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How can girls get more involved in sport and physical activity? The joined , and on a visit to local school to find out... https://t.co/Vec0EQD7Rr

21/12/18

This afternoon students from donated over 150kg of food to help those less fortunate over the holidays. Have a restful break all! https://t.co/aJ1yh4ktHv

05/12/18

Amazing visit from today at Harris Merton. Truly Inspirational for the next generation of female tennis players! https://t.co/CW562a1Wuz

09/11/18

We're continuing to make physics fun at HAM by studying the 'Science of Rollercoasters' at ! https://t.co/VYreO2nJnp

08/11/18

Sixth Form Open Evening at Harris Academy Merton https://t.co/Y87aUHnuUa

19/10/18

Our Year 9 & 10 students developing team and problem solving skills while learning about careers in the Army! https://t.co/HeJ2ywOm1B

23/08/18

Following a great results day for students the buzz continues with enrolment to https://t.co/weKawRg7Mk

23/08/18

Congratulations to all our successful students. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 5th September at 9am! https://t.co/fzKzW2zEuR

23/08/18

Good luck to all students receiving GCSE results today. Results are available from 10am in the main hall.

25/06/18

Fantastic experiences being had by students who are reliving moment for WW1 https://t.co/LQZDw2tzWU

11/06/18

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Part Time Receptionist required .Apply now https://t.co/Cfp90MmtY4 https://t.co/xxIQokIJlA

24/05/18

All information for Yr11 students and exams can be found in our letters to parents section of the website. https://t.co/nsvuGAvzaZ

24/05/18

A reminder for all Yr11 parents, carers and students - your booster schedule and exam timetable are all via the link https://t.co/2lT2U8bkd2

24/05/18

Our annual Yr8 trips to Boulogne are going out this week. Half the year group had an amazing day Tuesday trying some French treats 🐌 and enjoying the beach. https://t.co/7nE8Q56MKP

18/05/18

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Harris Academy Merton is looking for a Teacher of Computer Science & IT. Apply now https://t.co/Q0unuEEo5h https://t.co/i1B1HDg6xw

11/05/18

Calling all Year 11’s Saturday School gets under way this weekend with RE and Science session. Check out the details here https://t.co/8CIwQgjHSn

30/04/18

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Teaching Assistant required .Apply now https://t.co/QFOkoiAP91 https://t.co/plNEDgpIHW

30/04/18

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Are you looking for a Teacher of Mathematics role? Apply now https://t.co/0reLfCkwg7 https://t.co/eAxvGbn14B

30/04/18

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Teacher of English required .Apply now https://t.co/gbZKBqsWIy https://t.co/APsthawsPL

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Academy Merton Admissions information page. Please look at the 'School Calendar' page for details of our Open Evenings for prospective parents, carers and students. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from further down the page.  A brief summary of the application procedure follows, for Year 7, Sixth Form and in-year admissions.


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Academy Admissions Contact Details

Admissions Officer: Mrs M Gavin

Telephone: 020 8623 1007

Email: gavinm@harrismerton.org.uk

Address: Harris Academy Merton, Wide Way, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1BP


Year 7 Applications

The Academy has an admissions number of 240 in Year 7 from September 2017.

For admissions from primary school to Year 7 parent/carers are required to complete a Common Application Form (CAF) obtained from their Local Authority or apply online at www.eadmissions.org.uk .  No applications made direct to the Academy will be accepted.

Parent/carers are strongly advised to read carefully the Academy’s admissions policy (using the link at the bottom of this page) and information & advice from their local authority.  The CAF must be submitted by 31st October.

If choosing this Academy as a preference on the CAF, please enter the full name of Harris Academy Merton as there are several Harris Academies in the surrounding area.

The applicant will be invited to sit an admissions test in December. This is a non-verbal reasoning test and the result will be used to place the applicant in one of nine ability bands, from high to low ability, from each of which applicants will be taken.  The number of places available to be offered from each band will produce an intake that represents the full range of ability of applicants to the Academy.

In March the parent/carer’s local authority will notify them of the school where their child has been offered a place.  To accept this offer they should return the acceptance form to their local authority.

Those who did not receive an offer of a place at this Academy have the right to lodge an appeal against this decision.  Details of how to do this are below.


Year 7 Key Dates

The Academy will use the following timetable for applications each year.  Exact dates, where not listed, may vary from year to year, please contact the admissions officer for further details:

 

September 2018

 

Academy Open Evening for prospective Year 7, September 2019 applicants

31st October

Deadline for submission of the CAF

14th December 2018

Admissions test day for Year 7, September 2019 applicants

March

Local authority issues offer letters

31st March

Deadline for submission of appeal

May-June

Independent appeal hearings held

31st December

Waiting list closed

 


Sixth Form Applications

For admissions to the Harris Sixth Form, please follow this link.


In-year Applications

For applications to current Years 7-11 please contact the London Borough of Merton’s school admissions department on 020 8274 4906 for an application form.  This should be returned to the London Borough of Merton for processing.  If more applications are received than there are places available the oversubscription criteria on the Academy’s admission policy will apply.

Parent/carers will have the right of appeal if their application is not successful.


Appeals Process

Parent/carers who wish to appeal against the Academy’s decision not to offer a place to their child for year groups 7-11 should contact the Academy’s admissions officer for an appeal form.  The Academy will arrange for an Independent Appeal Panel to consider the Academy’s reasons for refusal and the parent/carer’s reasons for wanting their child to attend the Academy.

The decision of the Independent Appeal Panel is binding on both the Academy and the parent/carers.

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