Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Key Dates for Primary Parents

Key dates 2016/17

There are several key dates that which have been planned into the Academy calendar to provide children with a range of exciting and engaging learning opportunities. These are:

  • Week beginning: 17th October 2016 - Black History Week
  • Week beginning: 14th November 2016 -Anti Bullying Week
  • Week beginning: 20th February 2017- Enterprise Week
  • Thursday 2nd March 2017 – World Book Day
  • Week beginning: 13th March 2017 – Science Week
  • Week beginning: 19th June 2017 – Walk to School Week
  • Week beginning: 26th June 2017 – Sport’s Week  

The Academy will be closed for students to allow inservice training for all staff at the Academy. The INSET dates are:

  • Friday 14th October 2016
  • Tuesday 3rd January 2017
  • Friday 10th Feburary 2017
  • Friday 30th June 2017

Academic Review Days will take place every term. The Academy will be closed to all students to allow teachers, parents and children to meet for approximately 10 minutes on a one-to-one basis. The day is the opportunity for you to discuss your child’s progress over the past term and to celebrate their successes.

It is compulsory for students to attend with parents on this day. If you cannot attend, please inform your child’s class teacher.

The dates for Academic Review days 2016/2017 are:

  • Thursday 8th December 2016
  • Thursday 30th March 2017
  • Monday 17th July 2017


Nearer the time, you will be sent a letter asking your preferred time for appointments. Once this is received, you will be sent an appointment time.