A 6-2 victory for our U16 boys football team in the 2nd round of the Surrey Cup. After being down straight after the first whistle, the boys managed to pull it back and gain control of the game. Goals from Daejharn ⚽️ Jay-Jay ⚽️ and a hatrick from Jamal ⚽️⚽️⚽️MOTM - Jamal 👏🏼


Year 11 are making the most of expert advice on effective revision this morning 📚


Passing the torch of leadership: Year 11 prefects share insights as they mentor new hopefuls through the art of impactful election speeches!


🏆 YR 10/11 MERTON BOROUGH BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS 🏆 A smashing performance from our boys who were undefeated in the tournament. They will now proceed to represent Merton at the 🏀⛹🏽


Year 10 Business and IT students at Skills London, the UK’s largest jobs and careers event for 14 – 24-year-olds!


This week Yr 9 are baking chocolate brownies in Food Tech!


Prefects in action: Crafting the blueprint for an assembly that introduces the future leaders – a glimpse into the exciting journey of new prefect elections.


Our Year 10 boys football team played Forest Hill in the 2nd round of the London Cup today. A clinical performance with 4-1 victory puts them through to the next round🤞🏼🍀Goals from Daejharn ⚽️ Jamal ⚽️ and Zion ⚽️⚽️MOTM - Luis 👏🏼


Yr 10 GCSE Food Tech students are cooking rice dishes this week


School prefects honor the solemnity of Armistice Day, uniting in remembrance as they lay a wreath at the Merton Armistice Service to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for peace.


Our Year 7 Netball team have arrived at their first Borough Netball competition. A warm up and quick team talk before they get started 🍀🏐🤞🏼


Year 9 are studying vegetarianism and making veggie curry in Food Tech this week!


🏆 U16 Merton Borough Table Tennis Champions 🏆A smashing performance today at the borough competition. The boys will now go through to the Final Best of 8 next month. A massive thanks to Coach Jag who has progressed these boys so much!


Prefects designing the food of the future focusing on sustainability. Options include: butterfly wing crisps, ant breakfast bars and cell cultured meat


Yesterday the Year 9 Netball team competed at the Borough tournament. Out of 10 teams they came 3rd with only losing 1 game against a very strong opposition 🥉 Thank you for hosting 🙌🏼POTM -Genesis 👏🏽


Yesterday some of our KS3 girls had an incredible day learning outside the Academy experiencing the wonders of Science at


Two more stops on our trip! Firstly, Ypres Town to see the Menin Gate and then Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Great day, packed full of history had by all.


Second stop - students visited Sanctuary Wood where they saw weapons and used stereoviews to look at original images from the war. They then spent time in the trenches!


The Passchendaele Museum has been the first stop in Belgium for our year 9 historians. Students walked through the dugouts and engaged with many different artefacts from the World War.


Year 11 Geographers are collecting data this week in Battersea to support their investigation on regeneration and it’s impact on the community

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Remote Learning

Harris Academy Merton have fully moved to teaching online as a result of the national restrictions put in place by the government. Our online learning provision is designed to enable students to continue their education at home.

The protocol set out in this document is a guide to support students and staff with best practise while learning online.

The majority of our protocol refers to live lessons conducted online:

• Teachers will continue lessons only where 2 or more students are present.

• Live online lesson must take place using Harris Academy Merton approved software, which is currently Microsoft Teams. This has been assessed as secure for these purposes.

Home Learning Provision:

  • KS3 Home Learning Menu for w.c. 01/03/2021 found HERE.
  • KS4 Home Learning Menu found HERE.
  • KS5 Home Learning Menu found HERE.

- SharePoint (7-11)

- Sharepoint (Sixth Form)

- Educake

Staff are expected to:

• Use their school account to access Microsoft Teams

• Ensure they do not share personal information or contact details

• Keep the camera function off

• End meetings to ensure that all students have left or are removed from the meeting once the lesson has ended

Students are expected to:

• Use their school account to access Microsoft Teams

• Fully participate in lessons, completing all the work set

• Join the lesson with the camera off

• Only turn their microphone on when the teacher invites them to do so

• Use the ‘raise your hand’ feature if they would like to ask a question or contribute to the lesson

• At the end of the lesson, leave when requested to

Recording of lessons:

Lessons must not be video, or audio recorded by students. Students will be told that the lesson is being recorded. Recordings of live lessons will be uploaded by the teacher for future reference or for students who missed the lesson. Student attendance and engagement will be noted. Conduct expectations for staff and students during live online lessons remain the same as in a physical classroom. Teaching staff will follow the principles set out in the staff code of conduct. Students are expected to model behaviour outlined in the school’s Behaviour Policy and to follow any specific instructions given by the teacher during the online lesson. Students will be removed from the lesson if they do not meet these expectations.


It is important that all staff who interact with students, including online, continue to look out for signs that a child may be at risk. Any such concerns will be dealt with as per the Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy and where appropriate referrals will be made to the DSL.


Harris Academy Merton will ensure any use of online learning tools and systems is in line with privacy and data protection/GDPR requirements.

Technical Issues:

For support with technical issues, please email:

Communication with the Academy:

All letters and important information is placed on the website. Parents can contact the Academy with regards to online learning queries by emailing:  

How can you further support your child with remote learning at home?:

Use the Links below for further help to support your child working from home:

Technical support at home: How to guides:

Where to find books:

If you have a subscription of Amazon prime, there is a great selection of free books, magazines and comics available. Here are some other websites offering free online books and audiobooks:

Some students will also have books from our school-library at home.

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