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About The Federation
Our school is part of the Harris Federation. This is a not-for-profit charity with almost twenty five years’ experience of primary, secondary and sixth form education in and around London.
The charity was created by Lord Harris of Peckham. He and his family take an active interest in every Harris Academy, supporting us financially and with their time. In addition to the Harris Federation, good causes supported by the Harris family include the NSPCC and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Every Harris Academy is different, serving its own community, but we share an ethos that ensures children and teenagers have access to an excellent education within a happy, caring and supportive environment.
There is also a Harris Federation Teaching School Alliance. This enables the Harris Federation not only to train and develop teachers and leaders in its own schools, but also to deliver outstanding training for other schools across London.
You can find out more about the Harris Federation at www.harrisfederation.org.uk or by downloading its prospectus.
You can also follow @HarrisFed on Twitter.
Lord Harris of Peckham
Lord Harris of Peckham is the founder, sponsor and Chairman of the Harris Federation.
Educated at Streatham Grammar School, Lord Harris had to cut short his education at 15 after the death of his father in order to take over the running of the family business of three carpet shops. He went on to set up Carpetright, now a public company with over 600 branches in the UK and across the rest of Europe.
“I created the Harris Federation because I know the value of a good education. It is the best start in life that you can give to a child.
With Sir Dan Moynihan and his exceptional team of Principals in charge, our Academies have shown that there is no reason why inner-city schools cannot be outstanding and that there are no children in London who cannot achieve when given the right education.
London’s parents, citizens, entrepreneurs and professionals of tomorrow are being educated at Harris Academies and we are nurturing them so that their adult lives are happy, fulfilling and successful.”
Lord Harris of Peckham