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23/07/21

Leaving Primary school should be about memories…. https://t.co/3zNcr8Q0K5

23/07/21

And that’s it Year 6…. It’s time to spread your wings and leave the HPAM nest. https://t.co/kg3F8EYYdB

23/07/21

We love a song at our celebrations! Our Year 6 have successfully navigated two lockdowns during their time with us. We can’t wait to hear about their successful educational journeys, as they go through secondary school. https://t.co/EDVewBX4Y9

23/07/21

Miss Bryson starts our farewell assembly for Year 6! https://t.co/1szw5eriJZ

23/07/21

Farewell to our first HPAM reception class… you have been part of our journey from the start! https://t.co/AUIlhwfOUv

23/07/21

Our Year 6 leavers lunch is well under way! https://t.co/tHuVRfc2l9

22/07/21

Our Year 6 leavers celebration is tomorrow morning. Please check your email for information for parents.

22/07/21

Summer holidays can add extra worry and anxiety to some children. If you need guidance or support please check the flyer for further guidance. https://t.co/wTCOqZDUyy

21/07/21

Friday is the end of term! We will have staggered end times for each year group. https://t.co/5fblkdP5wD

21/07/21

Our children are meeting their teachers for September this afternoon. If your child is anxious you can use this resources to help support and discuss their anxiety around the changes while at home. https://t.co/TDNYnwbrh6

20/07/21

Wishing our families and colleagues a safe and happy Eid https://t.co/h1B7ZQGf83

20/07/21

We have a large amount of donated uniforms. So, we will be selling second hand uniform tomorrow at the Ivy Garden gate from 8:30-9:00 and 2:30 - 3:00. All items will be £2. First come, first served.

20/07/21

Year 5 families have been sent their classes for September. If you didn’t get it, you can find it on our website.

20/07/21

Letters about our September classes have been sent to all families in years R - 4. If you didn’t receive it, the letter can be found on the website.

19/07/21

🌡We’re raising the temperature even more with a rock concert! Thanks to for working with our year 6 children this term. https://t.co/mqwi6F0vFj

19/07/21

It's going to be hot this week! Please remember to send in a water bottle and a hat. We also recommend applying sun cream before children come in to school. https://t.co/VGOyqc10rJ

18/07/21

Year 6 families, a separate letter will be shared tomorrow about the end of term arrangement for our leavers.

18/07/21

A separate letter is being sent out for year 6 end of term arrangements.

18/07/21

☀️ Tomorrow is meant to be a hot one! Please make sure all children have their water bottles and a hat for playing outside. We also recommend applying sun cream before getting to school. ☀️

17/07/21

We’ll send information at the start of next week.

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Academy Admissions information page. Please look at our calendar page for details of our open mornings/afternoons for prospective Parents, Carers and Students. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from further down the page. Here is a brief summary of the application procedures for Nursery, Reception and in-year applications. 

Our school tours are open to all prospective parents and there is no need to book. We look forward to you joining us.

Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, we are currently not offering school tours. 

Please watch our video about our school. 

 

 

 

 

 

Academy Admissions Contact Details

Mrs Michelle McCarthy
Telephone: 020 8679 3707
Email:M.McCarthy2@harrisprimarymerton.org.uk
Address: Harris Primary Academy Merton, Abbotts Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1JW

Mrs Charlotte Porter
Telephone: 020 8679 3707
Email: c.porter@harrisprimarymerton.org.uk
Address: Harris Primary Academy Merton, Abbotts Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1JW


Additional Resource Base Admissions

Read more about us here

If you wish to apply for a place for your child to attend our additional resource base for Autism please contact the Borough of Merton directly with your child's EHCP Case officer. 

Nursery Admissions for September 2021/January 2022

There will be two Nursery intakes for next academic year. All children must be 3 years old on or before 31st August for the September intake or 31st December for the January intake in order to be eligible for a place in the Nursery. Your child must be three years old to be able to start our Nursery.

Application forms for your child’s Nursery place are currently available from our main school office. Nursery applications cannot be completed online.

The deadline for Nursery applications for our September 2019 intake is Friday 5th April. Applications submitted to the Academy after this date will be considered late.

All children can start Reception in the September following their 4th birthday. If your child attends a Merton School Nursery you will be provided with information at the correct time. If your child does not attend a Merton School Nursery, please return to this website the September after your child's 3rd birthday to make an online application.

The application process for children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 will begin on 1 September 2021. If your child was born between these dates please read the following information carefully and ensure you have submitted your online application by 15 January 2021

We would urge all parents to read through the starting primary school information online. If you are unable to do this, a copy of the Starting Primary School 2021 booklet

Full details of Merton's admission arrangements can be found on our website, however the information provided on these pages contains everything you need in order to make an application.


Applying for a Reception place starting in September 2021

The key dates for the Reception process can be found in the following table. Please ensure that you meet the date for submitting your online application. Submitting a late application could seriously jeopardise your chances of being offered a place at one of your preferred schools. You must apply for a Reception place even if your child currently attends the nursery at a school. Schools cannot guarantee places for children who are in their nursery, and your request to be considered for that school cannot be considered unless you submit a Reception application.

Date

Activity

September to December 2020

Parents can contact primary schools to arrange visits.

15 January 2021

Closing date for receipt of online applications. Common Application Forms should be returned to your first preference school, if this is a Merton school.

If your first preference school is not a Merton school, forms should be returned to School Admissions. All supplementary forms should be sent directly to the relevant schools by this date.

8 February 2021

Closing date for applications from people moving into the borough, or changing address after 15 January 2020.

By 8 March 2021

Applications are ranked according to admissions criteria.

16 April 2021

Offer day, letters are posted to applicants who applied using a paper form.  Parents who applied online will be able to view the outcome of their application from the evening of 16 April.

June to July 2021

Admission appeals.

September 2021

Children start school in Reception.

 


Secondary Application Process

If your child is currently in Year 6 the deadline to submit your secondary application form is Tuesday 31st October 2018.

Applying online is the method that is preferred by Merton Council as it is both quicker and easier. Applications can be submitted from Friday 1st September and the deadline for online submissions is Tuesday 31st October. Please note that applications cannot be submitted after this date as the e-admissions portal closes. If you would like to apply for your child's space online please follow this link.

If you do not have access to a computer or you would like some help applying for a school place, please make an appointment with Hannah in the school office; she will be more than happy to help you.


In Year Applications

If you are looking for a place in Harris Primary Academy Merton because you have recently moved into the area or your child is at another primary school and you feel that a change of school would benefit their education and/or general well-being you are entitled to apply for a place.

Since September 2013, the law allows you to apply directly to Harris Primary Academy Merton. Please contact admissions at the Academy (contact details above) to request an in-year admission form or download a form (see below). Please note that there is no guarantee that a place will be available but you have the right to appeal if you are refused a place.

All Reception places must be applied for via the Local Authority. Please call the Merton Admissions team on 020 8274 4906 to request a Common Application Form (in-year admissions form). The Admissions Offices are open between 9am and 2pm.

Please note that the school office is unable to deal with in-year Reception Admissions and all must go through the Local Authority.