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14/03/24

Awards Evening kicks off with performance from HLAW music club! What a band! 🎤🪘🎹 🎶 pic.twitter.com/W16gkCJQh2— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 14, 2024

14/03/24

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS 😍 so excited to give out our prizes for tonight’s Awards Evening 📚 🏆 pic.twitter.com/timFv6SXq8— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 14, 2024

08/03/24

Great game by Preston Manor & great sportsmanship by one and all. Thank you for coming. All your team played with such effort and skill https://t.co/JASZGoKcrt— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 8, 2024

08/03/24

For , year 7 were lucky to have a visit from Dan Hischovits, a lawyer at the Roald Dahl story company. Tying in with , he spoke about careers in publishing, Roald Dahl’s life and read a bit of the BFG! pic.twitter.com/b60PMUWlfM— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 8, 2024

07/03/24

Excellent Year 9 Parents Evening tonight. pic.twitter.com/8qEwFwtAmr— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 7, 2024

07/03/24

Happy ! We love reading at HLAW and read every day. What are you reading? pic.twitter.com/dwl4n7plE0— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 7, 2024

05/03/24

Proud to support our sister school and the Headteacher of Primary Emily Smith. Please do sign up, every little helps. https://t.co/DAeyYwExNr— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () March 5, 2024

20/02/24

Can you spare £10?Crowdfunding to support children and their families at Harris Academy Tottenham. on JustGiving https://t.co/FyuRDPxhpp— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 20, 2024

11/02/24

Happy Lunar New Year to all celebrating! 🐉 🌙 pic.twitter.com/mC60PJwSrq— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 11, 2024

09/02/24

While most of their teachers are around London doing subject specific professional development with , lucky year 11 get a day of Walking Talking Mocks in maths, English and science. They are being brilliant scholars today, taking it super seriously. pic.twitter.com/6hDOD8k1Pp— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 9, 2024

08/02/24

First day back feeling! This expressive portrait by Ted in yr13 perfectly captures the feeling of the first alarm ⏰ on the first day of a new term 😳 pic.twitter.com/Gr3SvtkS3A— Harris Lowe Arts () January 8, 2024

08/02/24

We are proud to announce that some of our students’ work will be shown at the creative mentors annual exhibition at the Tabernacle Notting Hiil from 30th January- 3rd February. All welcome! pic.twitter.com/v0VhzAYsep— Harris Lowe Arts () January 24, 2024

08/02/24

Another highlight from .., luckily at HLAW we don’t believe that ‘bambinatum est magitum’ pic.twitter.com/6hV4ILVwpk— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 8, 2024

08/02/24

Full house of year 11s for an academic lecture of Jekyll & Hyde from prof Gail Marshall from pic.twitter.com/wr0GfQ0NND— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 8, 2024

07/02/24

2 more performances of to go- one matinee for 400 primary school students, and an evening performance tonight. Get your tickets via the academy website now before it sells out! pic.twitter.com/ZInqDZJlUH— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 7, 2024

07/02/24

What a brilliant, dedicated, talented cast. Not revolting children at all! pic.twitter.com/tFZe4OPns3— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 7, 2024

06/02/24

The cast sounds brilliant 🤩 pic.twitter.com/rqixyff2Na— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 6, 2024

06/02/24

Huge excitement at HLAW tonight as our performing arts company perform night 1 of ! pic.twitter.com/QkcIhFDeag— Harris Lowe Academy Willesden () February 6, 2024

06/02/24

Braving 45mph winds to measure pebbles! Enough to blow the away!! Future climatologists & beach experts! Geography Field Trip for 6th Form with Harris Academy Tottenham pic.twitter.com/uXmd3alz27— HarrisTottenham () February 6, 2024

06/02/24

Braving 45mph winds to measure pebbles! Enough to blow the away!! Future climatologists & beach experts! Geography Field Trip for 6th Form with Harris Academy Tottenham pic.twitter.com/uXmd3alz27— HarrisTottenham () February 6, 2024

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Uniform & Equipment

Tel 020 8544 5440 (Option 2). Open 12 - 4pm, Monday to Friday. .

Second-hand uniform is available from the Academy directly. We cannot guarantee all items will be available in every size but we will work with families to ensure we can share what we can.


Uniform and expectations

  • Arriving in full school uniform helps students feel equal and gets them ‘Ready to Learn’. Full school uniform should be worn to and from school. Our students are ambassadors for the Academy at all times.
  • The Academy expectations and uniform apply to all students within the Academy, when travelling to or from the Academy and whilst on trips and visits.
  • Sweatshirts/hoodies, caps and trainers are not permitted and will be confiscated.
  • Make up is not permitted. Jewellery including rings (with the exception of one pair of small gold or silver studs on each earlobe and a watch) are not permitted and must not be worn. If worn on school site, jewellery will be confiscated. Woolly hats are allowed in the winter months but should not be worn in the school building.
  • We do not allow any facial piercings or more than one piercing in each ear lobe. You will be asked to remove such piercings (even if they have just been done).
  • Students should wear short black socks.
  • No nail varnish or false nails are allowed and nails should be of a reasonable length.
  • Hair must be worn in an appropriate style and there should not be any markings cut into the hair, dyed hair or any extreme fashion which would create any undue interest in the student.
  • Only plain black leather school shoes are permitted. Uniform expectations also apply when students travel to and from school.
  • If you are considering buying a winter coat or waterproof jacket please note that this should be plain black or navy blue.
  • All students in years 7-10 are required to carry a blue plain backpack, which can either be bought from the uniform supplier or any high street retailer.

Our unform

Harris Lowe Academy Willesden NO PANTONES

Click HERE to see an image of our PE kit.

Students will need to have:

  • School Blazer with logo
  • School Jumper with logo
  • School Tie in Year Colour
  • Dark Blue Trouser / Skirt (not skinny trousers or skirts above knee)
  • Pale Blue Shirt/Blouse (Years 7 & 8)
  • White Shirt/Blouse (Years 9-11)
  • Plain smart/formal ankle length socks in black. Plain black tights can also be worn. Fluffy socks are not permitted.
  • PE Polo Shirt
  • PE Tracksuit Bottom / Shorts
  • PE Tracksuit Jacket
  • Navy blue plain backpack (Years 7-11)
  • Dark blue/black outdoor coat

Items of clothing that are not part of the school uniform will be confiscated. If a student does not have the correct uniform they will be sent to the APS room. If a student is unsure of our uniform expectations, they should confirm these with their Learning Advisor or Year Team Leader.

The Academy expectations and uniform apply to all students within the Academy, when travelling to or from the Academy and whilst on trips and visits.


Equipment

Students must bring a minimum of:

  • a clear pencil case to carry their equipment
  • 2 black pens
  • 2 green pens
  • 2 pencils
  • 2 black whiteboard pens
  • a rubber
  • a ruler
  • a maths set
  • a Casio scientific calculator (available from the library for £6)
  • a navy blue plain backpack (Years 7-10 only). Year 11 and Sixth Form students may bring any bag, though it must be appropriate for school such as rucksacks, satchels and large sports bags. Students' bags should be large enough to support an A4 ring binder without folding it. Handbags are not permitted.
  • a reading book
  • a planner
  • the Academy’s PE kit
  • exercise books (as per the student’s timetable)
  • a filled water bottle

It is a student’s responsibility to ensure their planner and books remain presentable and are not defaced.


Mobile phones and iPods/headphones

We know that many young people have mobile phones, however they are easily lost or stolen which can cause upset and waste time. They can also cause a distraction. Therefore we will be enforcing the school rules which state that phones must be turned off at all times whilst on the school site and any mobile phone OR headphones seen at any time on site will be confiscated.

It is important to note that parents wishing to contact students in case of emergency can use the school telephone line and a message will be relayed to the student. It is also important to note that although we will endeavour to keep all students’ belongings safe, no responsibility can be taken for students’ mobile phones whilst on the school site.