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'This has given me a second chance' - read about the amazing support for students at in today’s Times. The school, it says, is ‘proof that it is possible to take children who have failed in mainstream education and turn them around.'


The Academy is back to normal today, students are expected in by 8.30am in full uniform


Harris Aspire is OPEN until 12.30 today, Friday 2nd March


Harris Aspire is CLOSED today due to the adverse weather conditions, check website, Twitter & Facebook for updates


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Off for our Mental Health roadshow with our friends and


roll on tomorrow all students to learn CPR


British Heart Foundation - Restart a Heart Day 18 Oct whole school to learn CPR with


Students to take part in BHF Restart a Heart Day 18 Oct


- Restart a Heart Day - Tues 18th Oct students taking part in the record breaking CPR training

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Harris Aspire Academy: Provider Access Policy 


This policy statement sets out the Academy’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the Academy for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the Academy’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997. 

Pupil entitlement 

All pupils in years 11-13 are entitled: 

  • to find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the  full range of education and training options available at each transition point;
  • to hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events;
  • to understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses. 

Management of provider access requests 

A provider wishing to request access should contact:

Gurvinder Bhogal - Assistant Principal
Email: - Telephone: 020 3370 9238


Melanie Jackson - Careers Officer 

Visitor Access

Visitor access will be granted in accordance with Academy procedures – See safeguarding Policy.

Opportunities for access

A number of events, integrated into the Academy careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into Academy to speak to pupils and/or their parents/carers:


Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Yr 11

Careers Assemblies

Every week for all students


National Careers Week

Next Steps event - March


enhancement week

Yr 12

Careers Assemblies

Every week for all students

National Careers Week

University visits

Next Steps event - March


enhancement week


Yr 13

Careers Assemblies

Every week for all students

National Careers Week

Next Steps event - March


enhancement week


In addition to this we have a number of ongoing careers education initiatives built into our pastoral programme. Please speak to our Careers Leader to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.

Premises and facilities

The Academy will make the main halls, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The Academy will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature at the Careers Resource Centre, which is managed by the Academy librarian. The Resource Centre is available to all students at lunch and break times.

Approval and review

Approved: to be ratified on February 7th, 2018 by Governors at Curriculum and Standards Committee

Next review: February 2019