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11/12/19

Our sports teams are on fire this week! 🔥 Today our girls’ football team celebrated a 4-2 win against Carshalton Girls Year 9. 🥇⚽ https://t.co/VjDX9wm3Z7

10/12/19

Retweetd From Steve Duffy

A huge well done to all of the Year 7 students who took part in our inaugural Christmas Sing-A-Long Concert tonight! They were amazing! I’m really proud of them all. Thank you to all the parents and staff who came to support them too. A really lovely evening. https://t.co/WGh87KwSZE

10/12/19

It was lovely to see the ovens in our food tech room in use for the first time! A group of children from Willows Day Nursery came to bake mince pies with some of our prefects. https://t.co/33QgeOztGo

09/12/19

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Do you run a community group or class in the area? ️⚽️🥋💃🎶🏀🎭🧘‍♂️ We have an AMAZING for you: Harris Academy Sutton! https://t.co/5TEFezv6hC. Please share as money raised goes to help the school 🙌 https://t.co/VHOhqGDwYa

09/12/19

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Building Magazine visited last month. Read Helena's thoughts on the super low-energy, high-comfort school here: https://t.co/6LTPR8P4ZR

07/12/19

Retweetd From Steve Duffy

My favourite part of today was when I was on lunch duty on the playground and some of my Year 7 boys challenged me to games of table tennis! Loved playing them! (Loved it even more that I was undefeated! I think they were surprised at how competitive I was! Haha!)

06/12/19

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Took a Year 7 Spanish cover lesson today. Hugely impressed with their focus and effort! https://t.co/uhPD5B2MT6

04/12/19

The PTA has a Facebook group that you can join here: https://t.co/RFwjyVHDLL

04/12/19

We’ve been learning about politics at HASU! We had a visit from Tom Brake today and Paul Scully a few weeks ago. We ran a student referendum too. https://t.co/7WKUMhFN1h

04/12/19

Retweetd From Steve Duffy

Fantastic work from Year 8s in Music today. Working really hard in preparation for their assessments next lesson. https://t.co/yqFDtK5tta

03/12/19

Hi. It looks like we’re going to do it on the 19th to tie in with our Christmas lunch. A letter about this and all end of term arrangements will go out this week. Many thanks.

02/12/19

Hi. I’ll check and confirm tomorrow. Apologies for the delay.

02/12/19

Harris Academy Sutton invites all students to sit down together and enjoy a festive meal on Thursday 19th December. Students will eat in two separate sittings: one for Year 7 and one for Year 8. The cost of the meal will be £2, payable on the day using students' cards. https://t.co/xbzDyL05Oy

02/12/19

I'm so sorry to hear this. We were alerted to this issue last year and introduced improved bags this year as a result. Please contact Brigade directly to request a refund if the bag was faulty: https://t.co/woZL59QD4L. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

29/11/19

An enjoyable theatre trip last night with one hundred HASU students https://t.co/IEkopegulK

28/11/19

Tonight one hundred of our students are going to see a performance of A Christmas Carol in Epsom, featuring our very own Mrs Holden. https://t.co/Z0icsmVcCZ

28/11/19

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Making some good use of the new D&T workshop for the subject day. https://t.co/uLe5iQXjIC

28/11/19

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Some of our trainees are visiting for the first ever training day at this Harris Academy. Thank you so much for having us here and what a lovely building you now have! We are looking forward to a fantastic day with you! https://t.co/454mRmE4Kr

28/11/19

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The excitement of is what our trainees are experiencing ! We are so excited to have come to one of our newest academies for the first time! https://t.co/5yEl5s9uNb

28/11/19

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We had a great day today with Year 8s from learning about different careers in the NHS. Students became microbiologists, clinical biochemists, radiologists and nurses to help diagnose a range of patients. https://t.co/7Ax1ZS40WP

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Radicalisation

What is Radicalisation?

Children can be exposed to different views and receive information from various sources. Some of these views may be considered radical or extreme.

Radicalisation is the way a person comes to support or be involved in extremism and terrorism. It’s a gradual process so young people who are affected may not realise what’s happening.

Challenging and tackling extremism is a shared effort (HM Government, 2013). Adults who work or volunteer in organisations have a responsibility to protect children from becoming radicalised and/or being exposed to extreme views.

Radicalisation is a form of harm. The process may involve:

  • Being groomed online or in person
  • exploitation, including sexual exploitation
  • psychological manipulation
  • exposure to violent material and other inappropriate information
  • risk of physical harm or death through extremist acts.

Vulnerability factors

Anyone can be radicalised, but there are some factors which may make a young person more vulnerable. These include:

  • being easily influenced or impressionable
  • having low self-esteem or being isolated
  • feeling that rejection, discrimination or injustice is taking place in society
  • experiencing community tension amongst different groups
  • being disrespectful or angry towards family and peers
  • having a strong need for acceptance or belonging
  • experiencing grief such as loss of a loved one.

However these factors will not always lead to radicalisation.

If you have any concerns about a Harris Sutton student being radicalised, you should contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead. If you think a child or the people around them are involved in radicalisation and there is an immediate risk of harm, call 999 straight away.

Preventing radicalisation

The school has an ethos that challenges intolerant views including extremist or radical attitudes.  There is no place for extremist views of any kind in our Academy, whether from internal sources – students, staff or governors, or external sources - local community, external agencies or individuals. Our students see our Academy as a safe organisation where they can explore issues safely and where our staff encourage and facilitate this – we have a duty to ensure this happens.

Our Academy provides a broad and balanced curriculum, delivered by skilled professionals, so that our students are enriched, understand and become tolerant of difference and diversity and also to ensure that they thrive, feel valued and not marginalized.

For more information please refer to ‘Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation Policy’ on the school website

View our Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation Policy 2018-19