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.

Welcome from the Principal

Harris Aspire Academy will provide an outstanding ‘all round’ education to all of its students. Since opening its doors in 2013, Harris Aspire Academy has been committed in its vision to provide an outstanding education to all of its students overcoming barriers that may have prevented them from engaging fully in mainstream education. The Academy is part of the Harris Federation whose name is synonymous with setting standards of excellence and fulfilling high expectations.

Andrew Barr - Principal

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Quotes from Harris Aspire’s former students:

"My time at Aspire was amazing. I got all the help that I needed in terms of my education and health. The teachers are amazing and they do their jobs perfectly. At Aspire, each child matters and that is what I love the most about it. At Aspire they're understanding and support you through bad times: they care about you as an individual, as well as your education"

Quotes from Harris Aspire’s former parents:

“Harris Aspire did more for my daughter in the short time she was there than her previous school did in four years. The school identified her needs, which made all the difference. Harris Aspire has given my daughter a chance to succeed. The staff there have been amazing in understanding and working with her needs.”