Principal, Ms Bergin was interviewed by on Alevel Results Day with Stormzy about being his English Teacher as he launched his sponsorship for black students attending Cambridge University.


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How cool is this!


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Stormzy’s old English teacher Claudette Bergin - now Principal of recalls what he was like to teach


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👏 A group of 45 students from have spent the last few months creating their own poetry and art work about Croydon. With the help of the council, local poets and charities, this is now displayed around Canterbury Recreation Ground!


Wow! What an amazing first musical! Joseph-in-a-week was a huge success with standing ovations and tears of joy all round! Well done to the talented cast and crew! We Know. We Can. We Will. (Dreamcoats are not standard uniform)!


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We Know. We Can. We Will. Looking excellent Harris Invictus! Sports Day 2018 is well underway!


All ready for sports day! Let’s go Team HIAC - We Know. We Can. We Will.


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What an inspiring afternoon at Canterbury Road Recreation Ground! Our HIAC students really have made us proud! A huge thank you to &


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Regen project launch with Croydon council, BLBG and at Canterbury Rec #poetry#talentedstudents#community


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Great buzz from the students of Croydon


Our amazing poetry is now on display down at Canterbury Recreation Ground! A huge thank you to for making it all happen. Totally Inspiring! Well done to all staff and students!


Our amazing art work is now on display down at Canterbury Recreation Ground on the hoarding opposite the play area! Massive thanks to all students and staff who’ve worked so hard to make it happen!


A final big thank you to our Directors of Learning who have perfected their award giving and speeches this year!


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Thank you to Rowena from and her two lovely students whose are involved in the regeneration project with Croydon council#poetry#art#student#confidence#community#regen


Our final special award this evening is our Principal’s Award for a student who truely embodies what it means to belong to Harris Invictus; he has a thirst for learning and is a true role model at all time. Well done Macaiden! We Know. We Can. We Will.


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Careers Week - Monday 5th February 2018

 Year 10 Careers week

Dear Parent/Carer

On Monday, Tuesday and Thursday next week we are very excited to be running a careers week for Year 10 students during the Academy day.  We are very fortunate to have a number of external speakers from a variety of career and academic backgrounds coming into the Academy to speak to our students about potential careers for their future.  Please see below for the programme.


Monday 5th February

Tuesday 6th February

Thursday 8th February

8.30 – 9am

About the Federation 6th Form

Engineering apprenticeships

How/why you should consider apprenticeships

Surrey FA and Metropolitan Police FC academy –careers in coaching

9 – 9.30am



Studying Medicine

Careers in Nursing

9.30 – 10am

Lucy Dixon

Vice Principal at HIAC

London Underground/TFL careers

Careers in Construction

10.30 – 11am

Studying Law

Routes into careers in the police force and different roles

Careers in music & Voice Coaching

On Thursday 8th February from 6 – 7.30pm we also have a company called Media Matters coming in to speak to students from years 9 and 10 who may be interested in a career in the media.  Speakers include DJs from both Kiss 100 and BBC 1XTRA, an actor named Arnold Oceng, who has starred in such films as ‘Adulthood’ and ‘The Good Lie’ which also starred Reece Witherspoon and a lady who has shot music videos for a number of high profile artists including Rudimental and Mick Jagger.  All students in Years 9 and 10 and their parents/carers are invited to attend this exciting event, please note students must be in Academy uniform.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Mrs L. Dixon

Vice Principal