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Brilliant to have our own police cadet unit on site! Our first intake of recruits are into week 12 of their training. Next intake in September!


Fantastic trip to China Town for a meal (and to practise our language skills!) and then to the British Museum!


Our Year 8 boys are south region Federation champions!


Official opening today! Very special event with superb speeches from our students in all three of the languages that they study!


Great excitement as we set off for this morning and an added bonus that we got to use the brand new !


What a show! our students had an amazing time!


Our students as language teachers! Thank you for welcoming us and for allowing us to share our knowledge and enjoyment of learning Spanish and Chinese with you!


Thank you to for a very informative session with our students on road safety awareness.


Our amazing students started their work with two weeks ago and we are already in the top 100 schools!


Ten Clapham Credits cashed in for ice-cream today!


Thank you for a spectacular show this week - thoroughly enjoyed by staff and students alike!


Huge congratulations to all our finalists and our first-ever winner of Clapham's Got Talent. You were all amazing and we thoroughly enjoyed admiring your skills and talents!


Great to see so many of our students taking up the offer of learning to play a musical instrument. Well done for modelling The Clapham Commitment and being both curious and tenacious!


Very enriching Globe Theatre visit and workshop for our students this week to support them in their study of The Merchant of Venice.


Speaker building and gnocchi making in design technology for Year 8 today!


Great to welcome to the Lambeth


Great to welcome to the Lambeth


Love this ‘micro-reading’ task from , so great for engaging students with different parts of Chinese characters. Can you find the missing parts on the right?


Love this ‘micro-reading’ task from , so great for engaging students with different parts of Chinese characters. Can you find the missing parts on the right?



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Transition Overview

Picture1Dear Parents & Carers,

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you and your child to Harris Academy Clapham.

You may know that in February we had our first Ofsted inspection. As part of this, our work supporting the personal development of students was graded outstanding. I was very proud of the section of the report which stated, “Pupils speak glowingly about the support offered by teachers and leaders.”

The purpose of our Year 7 transition events and this section of our website is for us to learn as much as possible about your child. This will help us to provide this same support to them as they move into our Academy.

Please use our open events and our transition events as an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have. My team will be on hand throughout this process to support you.

Finally, to help your planning for next year, we want to inform you about a change to the timings of our school day. From September 2024 the timings of the school day will be as follows:

  • Arrival: The Academy site opens at 7.45am. All students must be at line up at 8.25am
  • Departure: On Monday-Thursday lessons will finish at 3.20pm. On Fridays lessons will finish at 2pm

We strongly encourage your child to sign up for clubs after school. All students are expected to join at least one club. Students can also use our Library until 4pm to complete homework.

I look forward to meeting you and your child throughout the transition process and at our Year 7 Transition Events.

Ms. Gostling


Have you filled in the New Student Information Form?

The New Student Information Form can be found by using the link below. If you have not already done so, please fill in the form using the link or scan the QR code to go directly to the form. This ensures we have the most up to date information for your child.

Click HERE to access the Student Admission Form or use the QR code.

QRCode for New Student Information Form (Year 7 Transition)


All of our events information will be uploaded here. Please refer to your welcome pack, which will be sent to you, for dates. And remember, if you have any questions you can email


Please click HERE to see full details of our uniform, including details of our uniform supplier.

School meals

Please click HERE to find out more about school meals at Harris Academy Clapham.


Please click HERE to download our prospectus.

Admissions policy

The Admissions process is managed directly through Lambeth Council. You can find more information on our Admissions page, which also includes a link to our Admissions Policy.

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