Harris Academy Beulah Hill has a range of policies and procedures in place that ensure the welfare of all our students. Several of these policies set out expectations about excellent behaviour. This means everyone feels safe and can learn, this includes excellent learning behaviour and conduct around the Academy and in lessons. We also have high expectations about how students communicate and behave appropriately towards other students and staff.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the welfare of your own son/daughter, please contact their Head Of Year:
Head of Year 7: Ms Fariha Khan: F.Khan@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk
Head of Year 8: Ms Ivy Rowe: I.Rowe@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk
Head of Year 9: Ms Chara Smith: C.Smith@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk
Head of Year 10: Mr Justin Williams: J.Williams@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk
Head of Year 11: Mr Matthew Douglas: M.Douglas@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk
Head of Year 13: Mr Eulan George: E.George@harrissouthnorwood.org.uk
Welfare Officers And Attendance
Excellent attendance is the expectation at Harris Academy Beulah Hill. The expectation is that students attend every day unless they are unwell, in which case parents or carers are expected to contact the Academy before 9 am on each morning of the absence.
To report an absence at Harris Beulah Hill Beulah Hill Campus:
Contact – Attendance, via Sharon Worghs
Attendance and punctuality
The Academy's attendance target is 97%. Regular attendance and punctuality to the Academy and to lessons is essential for all our students to make good progress, achieve their academic potential and consequently have better chances in life. Attendance is a key performance indicator within the Academy. It is the responsibility of everyone in the Academy community to ensure they achieve this. The Academy monitors the attendance and punctuality of all students and reviews it weekly.
· 98% attendance = fewer than 4 days absent from school
· 95% attendance = fewer than 10 days absent from school
· 90% attendance = 4 weeks absent from school
· 85% attendance = 5 ½ weeks absent from school
· 80% attendance = 7 ½ weeks absent from school (Equivalent to one day per week absence for the whole year).
A child who misses a day of school per week throughout Years 1 – 11 misses an equivalent of over two years of their learning time in school)
Harris Academy Beulah Hill is an inclusive community that aims to support students with medical conditions. Student medication is stored in the First aid room. The first aid room is overseen by Ms Smith-Williams they are responsible for the administration of medicines.
Should you have any queries about the medical needs of your child then email SmithWilliamsM@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk for the Beulah Hill site or call the Academy’s main phone number.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the medical needs of your child are clearly communicated to the school so we, in turn, can care for them appropriately. The medical needs policy and allergy awareness policy that the school adheres to are attached below for your convenience. In addition, all forms that you may need to complete, and return are attached in the Medical Forms Folder.
If a student has a medical need, the forms you will need are below. These should also be returned to the first aid room overseen by Ms Smith-Williams who is responsible for the administration of medicines. You can also scan these forms in and email them to SmithWilliamsM@harrisbeulahhill.org.uk
If a student has a special dietary requirement please email the below form to or call the Academy’s main phone number and ask to be put through to the First aid room on student's site.
· Special Diet Procedure form
Please note that it is at the discretion of the principal to refuse your child’s attendance if we do not have lifesaving medication on site.
Parents, please ensure you are mindful that some students at the Academy have food allergies including nut allergies.
Please ensure bottles and drinks are clearly labelled with your child’s name
Please ensure that if your child has a packed lunch, you give thought to eliminating foods that may be of risk to other members of the school community for example nuts