Harris Aspire Academy

Croydon, United Kingdom


Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Harris Aspire Academy

School summary

Harris Aspire Academy is the hub for an alternative education provision, providing a personalised learning programme for its students, delivered by highly trained staff who inspire, motivate and re-engage them. Aspire gives students a second chance to achieve to their full potential. All students who are referred to Harris Aspire require that extra ‘something’ to support and arm them with strategies to improve the outcome of their lives.

Aspire Academy works closely with parents and carers, communicating daily and offering them an insight, through observation and participation, to how their child will learn. They are given an opportunity to support their child in a structured environment on a weekly basis, which will help them to turn their lives around by achieving their goals/targets set.

Harris Aspire was inspected for the first time by Ofsted in 2016, when it was rated Good with Outstanding features.

Academy ethos

The Harris Aspire Academy ethos builds Resilience, Reflectiveness, Resourcefulness and Reciprocity in its students, ensuring they have great communication skills alongside an enterprising “can-do” attitude to being successful in life.

Academy specialisms

Oracy and Enterprise

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Location


Address: 11 Oliver Grove, South Norwood, London, SE25 6EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3370 9238
What people say about us

Working with the students at Harris Aspire is exciting and rewarding. It is amazing what students can achieve in one year and to watch them grow in confidence is very special.

- Principal, Harris Aspire

Harris Aspire has given my daughter a chance to succeed. The staff there have been amazing in understanding and working with her needs.

- Parent, Harris Aspire

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.

- Student, Harris Aspire