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The time for Year 11 to shine 🌞is finally here 🎉! Best wishes to each and everyone


Great parent session with GamCare this evening looking at the complexities of gaming and gambling for our young people. One parent said “really appreciate you offering this session: makes it easier for us parents navigating the complexity of these matters”


We are really happy with our new pavement


Daniel Anjorin, you were loved, cherished and will never be forgotten.


If you are interested in the terrible impact on children and families living long-term in unsuitable temporary accommodation, listen to this podcast - thank you to the parents who shared their stories


If you are interested in the terrible impact on children and families living long-term in unsuitable temporary accommodation, listen to this podcast - thank you to the parents who shared their stories


What a weekend of marathon fun! Congratulations to all who competed 👏🏼 There is still time to sponsor our academy




Mile 18! Smashing it!!


Team Smith!!!


Good luck to Miss Smith running the London Marathon today! 🏅We’re so proud of you raising much needed funds for 🏅🎉


RT : Ms Smith & Mrs Marshall are ready to cheer on our pupils running the


It’s MINI MARATHON DAY 🏃🏾‍♀️ Good luck to our children who are running today!


The posters are ready, the shirts are printed! Getting ready for Sunday! There is still time to show your support


If you report online, the same team will deal with your report in the same way. It's quick, convenient and means you won't wait in a queue.


WOW! HATO family- your community spirit never ceases to amaze us! Thank you to all who joined us for our annual Eid Tea Party today, it was so wonderful to see our community come together to celebrate by sharing food, laughter, games & dancing!


Our amazing practitioner Marina leading a parent workshop around anxiety this morning. Come and join us in the primary hall- we have coffee and biscuits too! ☕️


A busy day at the academy with Coach Andre from An inspiring assembly followed by running skills workshops for primary pupils! Creating a buzz around school with less than a week to go before Miss Smiths challenge!


Eid Mubarak to all of our community. Wishing you a happy and peaceful Eid. We look forward to welcoming you back to school next week & celebrating together at our annual Eid Tea Party! ☪️


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Starting Year 7 - Parent Information

Welcome to Harris Academy Tottenham Year 7 transition page. We hope that you will find the information on our website useful and we very much look forward to welcoming our cohort of new Year 7 pupils in September 2024. 

Transition events

Please click HERE to sign up for our Taster Day, Information Assembly and Summer School. See below for details of each event.

Taster Day (for pupils), Wednesday 3rd July, 9am-11.30am

Year 7 students are invited to their Taster Day on Wednesday 3rd July. Students will get a glimpse of what school-life will be like from September. They will take part in several lessons with their teachers in core subjects, creative arts, and PE. On this day, students are not expected to bring any additional items, such as a PE kit or writing equipment. All required items will be provided by their teachers.

Pupils are expected to arrive at 9.00am through the Year 7 gate on Ashley Road. The sessions will end at 11.30am with pupils leaving the site through the same Year 7 gates they entered. From here, parents attending the information assembly will then be able to collect their children.

Information Assembly (for parents), Wednesday 3rd July, 11-11.30am

Also, on Wednesday 3rd July we will be hosting an Information Assembly for parents where you will hear from Ms Kanika Forbes, Head of Secondary and the Head of Year 7. As well as meeting key people, parents get to hear some key information in readiness for Summer School and the September start of term.

The information assembly will start at 11.00am and end at 11.30am. Parents will need to come through Secondary reception at the start of the event. Once the assembly is complete parents will then be guided to the Year 7 gate at which point, they will be able to collect their children.

Summer School, Monday 22nd-Friday 26th July

From Monday 22nd to Friday 26th July, Harris Academy Tottenham will be running an exciting summer school for all incoming Year 7 students. The days will run from approximately 9:00am to 3:00pm and lunches will be provided (your child is welcome to bring a packed lunch if they would prefer to). Students will experience a variety of subjects from our curriculum ranging from core subjects to creative activities in Arts, and PE.

We are expecting all incoming Year 7 pupils to take part in our Summer School. If there is any valid reason for not attending, you must provide this reason in question 9 of the form.

We look forward to seeing you all at our summer school and remember, if you have any questions or concerns, please do get in touch by emailing


At Harris Academy Tottenham, we are pleased to have a traditional and professional uniform for students within all stages of the Academy. A uniform creates a sense of identity and community. It promotes a professional approach to learning and creates a positive learning environment. We are very proud of the students at Harris Academy Tottenham, and we expect students to take pride in themselves and their Academy.

Our uniform is provided through School Uniform Direct services. A full price list is available on their page. Click HERE to log on to their website. Please place your summer order immediately and before the deadline of 1st August for delivery before the start of the new term.

School Uniform Direct will be hosting fittings on the days below:

  • Taster Day/Information Assembly on Wednesday 3rd July
  • Saturday 13th, Saturday 20th and Monday 22nd July

Uniform list




Grey blazer with Academy colours and emblem.


Plain black v neck jumper or black jumper with Academy colours. No other

jumpers, hoodies, sweatshirts or waistcoats will be permitted.


Striped grey with Academy year group colours. Ties should be worn with a

small knot, worn to the neck and be of the correct length.


Plain white shirt. Tucked in with the top button done up at all times.


Black classic style school trousers. No slim fit, chinos or jean like material.


Plain black pleated skirt or black Academy pleated skirt. Knee length



Plain black socks or plain black tights.


Plain black leather or leather look shoes. No coloured stitching, logos,

fancy buckles, trainers, canvas shoes or pumps are allowed.


Messenger or rucksack with Academy colours and emblem. No other bags

will be allowed in the Academy.

Coat & Hats

Plain black - no logo.

No leather and no denim.

PE Kit




Plain black shorts or black Academy shorts.


Plain black t-shirt or black Academy top with emblem.


Black football socks – knee length.


Sports shoes (trainers) No canvas or high-top boots of trainers.


Black Academy jacket with Academy emblem (optional).


Plain black jogging bottoms or black Academy trousers.

Sports kit bag

Academy boot bag (optional).

Additional guidance

Pupils are not allowed to wear make-up (including nail varnish or false nails) to school. If they do, they will be asked to remove it on entry to the Academy. No jewellery is to be worn except for small plain metal discreet stud earrings in each ear and a plain watch. Hairstyles should be kept to an appropriate style – no extreme haircuts (this includes Mohicans) or colouring (natural shades only), or lines shaved into eyebrows. If the Hijab is worn, it must be plain black.

The Academy reserves the right to make a judgement on acceptability. Pupils not adhering to the uniform policy will either be sent home to change or will be placed into our referral room, until a suitable arrangement can be made.

Our curriculum

The curriculum is at the heart of a school’s purpose and our curriculum reflects our core values: Endeavour, Enjoy, Excel. For full details of our curriculum please see the Curriculum section of the website.


We only accept payments online for items such as dinner money, breakfast club, trips and uniform, using a secure website called ParentPay. See our ParentPay page for full details.

Find our more about...

Reading - we are dedicated to ensuring that every child becomes an excellent communicator.

Assessment and Reports - regular assessment ensures that teaching and learning are working well and children are benefiting from a deep and rich education.

Home Learning - we believe there is significant value in independent learning as pupils prepare for their future learning, revise, practise skills taught in the classroom, and develop their organisational and time-management skills.

Rewards - pupils will be rewarded when they meet behaviour and homework expectations, demonstrate the Academy values (Endeavour, Enjoy, Excel), or perform outstanding work or service.

Communication - we really value your support and developing a good relationship with you is key to the wellbeing of your son/daughter.

Pupil's Information Pack - complete our essential pupil information pack.

A message from the Executive Principal

We are an outstanding academy in which children experience the very best that has been thought and said. This first tentative step will be the beginning of a 7-year journey with us, during which we have one central aim: to furnish them with choice.

What we mean by this is simple. Our hope is that, when your child leaves our academy, they leave with more choices than they had when they arrived.  They may choose to study law at the University of Cambridge, or medicine at the University of Manchester; they may choose an apprenticeship in carpentry, or a career as an entrepreneur. They may, as I once did, choose to teach. Whatever they do, we want them to have choice.

That is why our curriculum and our teaching are as ambitious as they are.  If we have high hopes for your children’s futures, those hopes must be reflected in the expectations we have of them.  Our teachers are subject experts, and we see their role as communicating their knowledge and inspiring the next generation of thinkers through exposure to a highly academic curriculum.

Our behavioural expectations are simple too and it is our hope that our young people will become role models and leaders in their community. We 'sweat the small stuff' so the big stuff doesn’t happen. We do not see warmth and strict as mutually exclusive. Like you are at home, we are strict on behaviour because  we care about our young people and their futures.

These are strange times, and though we cannot at this moment invite you through our doors to see for yourselves the truly special place that Harris Academy is, we hope that our video and the materials on our website give you a flavour of what we are about.

If you do decide to choose our school, we very much look forward to working with you during the next phase of your child’s life journey and education. Harris Federation academies are a collaborative group of academies with drive and ambition. We want the very best for your child and for them to develop all their talent and interests whether in reading or in experimenting. Your child will benefit from being a part not just of our single academy but will benefit from the opportunities created by the rich and varied academic and sporting programmes that the Harris Federation promotes and the trips and visits that make learning fulfilling.

On behalf of all the staff at Harris Academy Tottenham, I look forward to welcoming you to the Academy in the near future.

Mr. Nick Soar

Executive Principal