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02/02/24

Year 3 had a wonderful trip yesterday in London at The National Gallery! pic.twitter.com/toTJfs4lZh

17/01/24

Our Year 4 children had a great trip today visiting a local Mosque in Morden. This linked perfectly with their RE learning. pic.twitter.com/m1eqOlI7Lq

11/01/24

Thank you to for a wonderful assembly today. The whole HJAC community were engaged in the assembly. pic.twitter.com/4DMbTSBOtM

19/12/23

The children have enjoyed a wonderful pantomime this morning courtesy of our wonderful PTA! pic.twitter.com/WpKwGjYt1t

19/12/23

We are delighted to have been able to donate lots of brand new toys to the children at Queen Mary’s Hospital at St Helier’s hospital. Thank you to all of our families who donated. pic.twitter.com/9pYipoWssl

19/12/23

Our Year 3 children enjoyed singing to the local residents at a local care home. The children all sang beautifully and there was smiles all round! pic.twitter.com/ObKYyvJ7Km

15/12/23

Thank you to all who came to celebrate the children's hard work this morning! The hall was filled with some truly wonderful projects! pic.twitter.com/1N8yzBUF5Q

13/12/23

The most beautiful setting for our Carols by Candlelight. The children sang beautifully last night and we can’t wait for Thursday nights performance! pic.twitter.com/ZUnxGhUblI

11/12/23

The children and staff enjoyed wearing their Christmas Jumpers for Christmas jumper day. We raised nearly £200 for ‘Save the Children’. The elves in school even got involved! pic.twitter.com/0QAZH9GF7G

20/11/23

Great start to Road safety week with our local police team speaking to the children about the importance of road safety. pic.twitter.com/SMYNbpzXXF

17/11/23

A fantastic PTA event at school, making Bath Bombs and selling Hot dogs and hot chocolate! What a wonderful combination. pic.twitter.com/V0Pgauv5rs

17/11/23

17/11/23

Today we are supporting Children in Need. Our children are all very happy wearing their Pudsey inspired outfits or PJs! pic.twitter.com/pwprYaED9v

03/11/23

HJAC are proud to be taking part in ‘Cut Your Carbon’ November in partnership with Eco Schools. The children are all very excited to be involved in such a worth while event! pic.twitter.com/lFeekMIiEO

30/10/23

The children are enjoying their African Drumming workshop as part of our diversity offer at HJAC. pic.twitter.com/U8xn7eDnZJ

20/10/23

Thank you to all of the wonderful HJAC community. We are so grateful for such a wonderful support in Sutton. pic.twitter.com/a29pKBLmiY

11/10/23

Amazing showcase this morning of all of our children’s home learning projects! They are just amazing! pic.twitter.com/QZEIcpqXWi

10/10/23

Year 5 children have been enjoying their Diwali workshop creative day with crafts in the morning and learning some dances in the afternoon! pic.twitter.com/yy7v1gcRWf

09/10/23

So proud of all of the staff at HJAC who received so many nominations! pic.twitter.com/zDC3tZ83r4

06/10/23

So proud of our children and staff involved working together with We all loved seeing our children up on stage! pic.twitter.com/C6Wt8N0CX9

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Junior Academy Carshalton Admissions information page. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from further down the page.  A brief summary of the application procedure follows, for Year 3 and in-year admissions. To view our full Admissions policy please see the attachment at the bottom of this page.

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To book your place on a tour please click here 

Open mornings and tour (9am)

Thursday 5th October 2023 
Tuesday 14th  November 2023 

Open evening and tour (5pm)

Tuesday 28th November 2023

Academy Admissions Contact Details

Please contact the school office below for all admission enquiries.

Admissions Officer - Mrs S Somanah

Telephone: 0208 647 7324
Email: info@harrisjuniorcarshalton.org.uk 
Address: Harris Junior Academy Carshalton, Camden Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2NS

Year 3 Applications

The Academy has an admission number of 90 in Year 3 for September 2024.

Applications for places in Year 3 should be made on the home Local Authority’s Common Application Form available from the link below;https://www.sutton.gov.uk/school-admissions

These are accessible on the Local Authority website and should be submitted in accordance with the Local Authority published deadlines for applications (normally early to mid-January before the academic year in which the child is eligible for entry)

Any parent who wishes their child to transfer to a Junior school in September 2024 must apply before 15th January 2024. An application must be completed even if a child is at an attached Infants' school.

You can start your online application from 1st September 2023 and have until 15th January 2024 to apply. Offer evening will be 16th April 2024.


In-Year Applications

If you are looking for a place at Harris Junior Academy Carshalton because you have recently moved into the area, or your child is at another school and you feel that a change of school would benefit their education and/or general well-being, you are entitled to apply for a school place. 

For an In Year application, you can download the application form from Sutton School Admissions Team's website:

www.sutton.gov.uk/admissions


For Parents/Carers who Wish to Appeal

Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions, for any year group, should contact the school to discuss the matter. Further information will be given at this point.


Timeline of Appeal Process

September 2024 entry

Appeals resulting from applications which are turned down for admission in September 2024 will be heard according to the following timetable:

Allocation letters sent out     

Appeals lodged by      

Appeals will be heard in two stages between

16th April 2024

5pm on 17th May 2024

 May - June 2024

All appeals must be made in writing the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at Harris Junior Academy Carshalton, Camden Road, Carshalton, SM5 2NS using the appeals form by the 17th May 2024. All appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.  

Applicants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Applicants will be sent a copy of the school's case at least seven clear working days in advance of the hearing.

The Appeal Hearing

The Academy will arrange for an Independent Appeals Panel to consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.  

The Panel will consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The Panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The Panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.  

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the Parents.

 

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