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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.

Objectives

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The 90 students awarded places here will know that we have extremely high expectations, both for their day-to-day performance and for their futures.

The objectives we have set ourselves to be achieved by 2016 are:

  • For all students in year 11 or post 16 to achieve 5 or more A*– C grades at GCSE.
  • For all students to make better than expected progress in both English and Mathematics.
  • For 100% of students in Year 8 to successfully return to their mainstream school and complete their education without being permanently excluded.
  • For 100% of students in Year 8 to make measurable progress at Harris Aspire but also to continue to do so once they are re-integrated at their mainstream school.
  • Attendance above 93%.
  • No student to leave Harris Aspire as a NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).

We will achieve these objectives by addressing the individual needs of students; breaking down barriers to learning; personalising their curriculum and teaching styles; providing high quality support for a wide range of different needs from Day One of a student’s Harris Aspire education; and putting in place appropriate stretch and challenge for more able students who have fallen behind.