Welcome to Harris Garrard Academy
Welcome to the Harris Garrard Academy, a thriving school which is in the top 20% in England and Wales for student progress.
We are proud to be one of the best-performing schools in our area and stand firm in our belief that ‘Learning Changes Lives.’ This ethos underpins everything we do.
Thank you for considering Harris Garrard Academy for your son or daughter. I know you will have lots of questions so please do come along to one of our open events - see details below. Or please do email email@example.com if you would like to talk to someone individually and we'd be pleased to get in touch with you.
Steve West, Head of Academy
Open Evenings and Mornings 2021
Please come along to meet our students and teachers and discover for yourself what makes our school so special. Our students and staff look forward to welcoming you.
Secondary open evening
- Thursday 30th September (5 - 7.30pm)
Secondary open mornings
Please note on the open mornings there will be a tour of the building, but no speeches or access to classrooms.
- Friday 1st October (9.15 - 9.45am)
- Friday 8th October (9.15 - 9.45am)
Sixth Form Open Evening
Thursday November 11th, 5-7pm
Primary open events:
- Tuesday 28th September 2021: 5pm – 6pm
- Wednesday 29th September 2021: 9am – 10am
- Monday 11th October 2021: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
- Tuesday 12th October 2021: 5pm – 6pm
- Wednesday 10th November 2021: 9am – 10am
- Monday 15th November 2021: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
- Tuesday 23rd November 2021: 5pm – 6pm
- Wednesday 1st December 2021: 9am – 10am
- Monday 10th January 2022: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
- Tuesday 11th January 2022: 5pm – 6pm
Harris Garrard Academy - a video introduction
Take a look inside our school
Take a look inside our moden school building, with its excellent science labs, sports facilities, drama hall, music suites, library and so much more.
Meet our students
We asked some of our newest students to give their first impressions. Watch what they say about making friends, the teachers, and their favourite subjects.
Meet our teachers
You can meet some of our teachers in these short films we made for Year 7 students joining us in September 2021. Click HERE to watch the films.
Find out more about coming to Harris Garrard Academy
Our website has a wealth of information about life at Harris Garrard Academy. Here are a few links you might like to explore.
Our vision and values - what they mean for your child
Harris Garrard Academy combines the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and smart uniform with the best of modern teaching and technology. Find out more.
Exam results - how do our students achieve?
Harris Garrard Academy is delighted to announce an estimated Progress 8 score of 0.53 for 2018-19. This is an amazing achievement in just our second year and builds on our score of 0.37 for the previous year, which put us in the top 18% of schools nationally for Progress 8. Find out more.
What subjects do students study?
Find out details about our curriculum and the wide range of subjects offered to all students. Find out more.
School meals - what are they like?
Our menu has been created after extensive research into student preferences, but is also nutritious and compliant with all government guidelines. Find out more.
Find out more about life at Harris Garrard Academy by looking at our image gallery below.