Harris Federation | Harris Secondary Academies 11 Plus (11+) Banding Test Information
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Harris Federation is a multi-academy trust of 48 primary and secondary academies in and around London, sponsored by Lord Harris of Peckham. Regularly featured at the top of league tables as a top-performing multi-academy trust, Harris Federation caters for approximately 36,000 pupils. 
Characterised by high academic standards, Harris schools have received many accolades from OFSTED, who rated 73% of the total number of secondary academies as ‘outstanding’. At the very core of their educational philosophy are efforts to provide quality education that stimulates all-round growth among pupils, regardless of their background. 
Mainly located in disadvantaged areas of London, the academies produce competitive results and leavers often access further education at Russell Group universities.
Harris Secondary Academies 11+ Banding Test Entry
Harris Academy Beckenham 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Harris Academy Beckenham, previously known as Kelsey Park Sports College, is a secondary school in Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley. The school opened in 1875 and catered for boys exclusively, before becoming co-educational in 2011. 
Applications for Year 7 entry are processed by the Local Authority, not the school itself, thus you will need to complete and submit the Common Application Form supplied to you by the Local Authority. The deadline for submissions is in late October of the year preceding entry.
The Year 6 Banding test will take place on 10 December. 
Harris Academy Bermondsey 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Harris Academy Bermondsey is a secondary school for girls located in Bermondsey, in the London Borough of Southwark. According to a recent OFSTED report, the quality of education and achievements there is ‘outstanding’.  
The school’s PAN number is 180. Applications for places are made online, through the website of your Local Authority. In case of oversubscription, priority will be given to looked after or previously looked after children; students with significant medical/social needs; students whose siblings attend the academy; pupils who attend Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park and those who live closest to the school. 
As part of the admission process, your daughter will be asked to sit a Banding test. Her results will be made known on the first day of March (of the year preceding entry).
Harris Academy Bromley 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is a secondary school for girls in Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley. Established in 1919 under the name Cator Park School for Girls, it caters for around 1170 pupils. 
Recently rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED, the school admits pupils from various backgrounds. Applications are made through the Local Authority, which then provides parents with the Common Application Form.
Your daughter will be asked to sit a Banding test on 10 December, which will help the school determine her level of ability. Results are made known at the beginning of March. 
Harris Garrard Academy 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Harris Garrard Academy is a co-ed all-through school with academy status in Thamesmead, Erith, Greater London. Occupying a beautiful 33-acre campus, the academy admits pupils through a straightforward admissions process, governed by the Local Authority. 
The Common Application Form can be accessed through this page and should be returned to your Local Authority by the beginning of November of the year preceding entry. The admissions process includes a Banding test, taken by students in early December. 
Harris Invictus Academy Croydon 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Recently rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED, the school welcomes prospective families on campus during Open Morning/Evening events, held in October. 
Applications for places should be made using the Common Application Form, which can be accessed through this page. Please note that applications must be made through the Local Authority only and not directly to Harris Invictus Academy.
As part of the entry procedure, your child will be asked to sit a Banding test on 10 December. 
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a co-ed secondary school in Croydon, south London. Rated three times as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED, the academy is devoted to transforming children’s lives through a dedicated and comprehensive approach. 
The school’s PAN number is 180. In order for your child to be considered for a place, you should complete the Common Application Form by the deadline in late October of the year preceding entry. As part of the admissions process, your child will sit entry assessments (Banding and Aptitude tests). 
Harris Academy Falconwood 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Prior to applying for a place, you should consider attending the school’s Open Events. These typically run in September, allowing prospective families to explore facilities and meet staff members.
When applying for a place, please remember to complete the Common Application Form using this portal. Your child will then be invited to the school to attend the Harris Testing Day, during which they will sit a Banding test. 
Harris Academy Greenwich 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
Harris Academy Greenwich was formerly known as Eltham Foundation School. It is located in the Eltham area of the Royal Borough of Greenwich in London and is a well-performing co-educational facility. 
The school holds two Banding tests: the first one is in October of the year preceding entry and it allows you to see your child’s banding prior to applying for a place. The second and final Banding test (for families who have missed the first one) is held in December. Please note that there is a deadline for completing the Common Application Form. More details are available here.
Harris Academy Purley 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
The school holds Open Evenings and Open Mornings for prospective families, allowing them to experience the friendly learning atmosphere and learn details about the admissions process.
The academy’s PAN number is 190 and the entrance procedure commences with the completion of the Common Application Form, which can be accessed through this page. On 10 December, your child will be invited to the school to sit a Banding test. 
Harris Academy South Norwood 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
HASN welcomes 360 pupils in Year 7. To apply for a place, you should complete the online CAF form by the deadline in late October of the year preceding entry. Please note that applications made directly to the school, instead of the Local Authority, will not be considered.
On 10 December, your child will attend testing at the school’s premises, which will help group them into a proper ability band. 
Harris Academy Tottenham 11+ Exam Information » Banding Test
As part of the banding process, your child will be asked to sit the Harris Test on 10 December.
Harris Secondary Academies 11 Plus (11+) Banding Test Exam Format
The 11+ Harris Banding Test examines pupils’ skills in the area of:
- Non-Verbal Reasoning
The Non-Verbal Reasoning test measures students’ ability to understand, interpret and problem-solve, assessing logic and intelligence rather than knowledge.
Please see below for further details and recommendations on how to prepare for the 11+ Harris Banding Test.
How to Prepare for the Harris Academies 11 Plus (11+) Banding Test
At Exam Papers Plus, we recommend that students follow a structured approach towards preparation for the 11+ Harris Banding Test. Such an approach includes practice tests, which consist of thoroughly researched and up to date questions that reflect an 11+ assessment format.
By covering all the key skills and the range of question types your child will encounter in the actual test, our practice tests will help them get used to answering questions quickly and effectively.
More importantly, they will help identify any weaker areas that require additional work and attention. In this way, our practice tests will assist in boosting your child’s confidence.
Our recommendations to help your child prepare for the 11+ Harris Banding Test can be found below.
Harris Secondary Academies 11 Plus (11+) Banding – Practice Tests
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The information provided about Harris Secondary Academies was believed to be correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything.