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Don’t forget to bring your tombola donations to the office ahead of our Summer BBQ! Please mark them for the attention of FOPL!


Keturah in 2 Donaldson with her amazing poster. She made this to persuade her classmates to vote for her as our class librarian and was elected by a landslide! Find out about the role in the newsletter this week!


Please be aware that ALL YEAR GROUPS are welcome on ALL DAYS of our movie clubs next week (Mon - Thurs). We can’t wait to see you there! 🍿🎥


Our latest newsletter is out now!


Year 1 loved visiting the this week! Find out all about their visit in the newsletter tomorrow! 📰


So much fun at Bibliobuzz book awards 2023 at Alexandra Palace!📚


Bibliobuzz book awards 2023 at Alexandra Palace.Over the last 8 weeks the children have read six books as part of the bibliobuzz book awards. They then voted for their favourite book and the winning author will be announced today at the ceremony. 📚


Read all about Science Week (and lots more besides!) in our new newsletter! Out now!


HPACP have received some lovely donations from of gloves, hats, socks, and other bits and pieces to make sure we are warm and dry! What a lovely gift!


A reminder that there are no clubs and boosters this week due to Parents’ Evenings meetings! Thank you!


It’s at HPACP TODAY! 📚


There have been some recent reports of chickenpox amongst primary aged children. The link below offers tips on how to spot chickenpox and how best to deal with an outbreak:


Just to clarify Year 2 is closed tomorrow due to industrial action. However, children of critical workers and vulnerable children in this year group should still come to school.


Our new newsletter is out now, and you can read about everything that’s been happening here:


1A enjoying their pancakes this week! 🥞


Save the Children’s teams are operating across northwest Syria and Turkey. The teams are assessing what children and their families need, so we can deliver emergency relief following the Turkey-Syria earthquake. Donations can be make here:


This week’s newsletter out now. Read it here:, tomorrow is an INSET day, so children are not required at school.


Please note: The Year 5 trip to the Natural History Museum can no longer take place next week. We’ll update you with the rescheduled date soon!


Want to know what we’ve been up to this week? Read all about it here!


This week some lucky children had their first ever group guitar or ukulele lesson! They’re already sounding great!🎸

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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At Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park, there are teachers, teaching assistants and learning mentors as well as our premises team and administrators

All of our staff are primary specialists and we work together to promote the core values of the Academy and make sure that our children are safe and happy.

The Head of Academy is Mrs Wakelin and Vice Principal is Miss Addae. The Chair of Governors is Mrs Laura Berman.  You can get in touch with them using the contact details on this website. A full list of staff is laid out below:

Assistant Director 

Marie Corbett

Head of Academy 

Hannah Wakelin

Vice Principal 

Kirsty Addae (EYFS Lead)

Assistant Principal 

Deborah Hollingsworth (Senco) 

Ronika Patel

Patrick Jackson-Hinds

Melissa Tolbert 

Federation Curriculum Lead 

Federation Teaching and Learning Lead

Sam French 

Matt Britt

Maths Teaching & Learning Consultant

Reenee Bhomwick

Teaching & Learning Y5 and Y6

Aidan Skeffington

Teaching & Learning Art/DT

Georgina Reynolds

Teaching & Learning PE

Lois Longstaff

Jack Holmes 

Teaching & Learning Curriculum

Anisa Khan

Year 6 - Horowitz 

Class Teachers: Melissa Tolbert and Kirsty Addae

Teaching Assistant: Kay Lowdell

Year 6 – Shakespeare 

Class Teacher: Milca Mianda

Teaching Assistant: Sadiyo Hirey

Year 5- Morpurgo 

Class Teacher: Tracy Guy

Teaching Assistant: Cansel Melek

Year 5- Bloom 

Class Teacher: Patrick Jackson-Hinds

Teaching Assistant: Ayo Oyedele

Year 4- Lewis 

Class Teacher: Alex Brownlie

Trainee Teacher: Maryam Khanzai

Teaching Assistant: Kieran Francios

Year 4- Dahl 

Class Teacher: Mert Doldur

Teaching Assistant: Gamze Karaaslan

Year 3- Rosen 

Class Teacher: Ronika Patel/ Davinia Dos Santos
Trainee Teacher: Niall McCann

Teaching Assistant: Ana-Marie Carte

Year 3- Zephaniah 

Class Teacher: Sara Fitzpatrick

Teaching Assistant: Shahida Ahmed

Teaching Assistant: Sasha Bhangoo

Year 2- Browne 

Class Teacher: Sofiya Farrell (Key Stage 1 and Early Reading Lead)
Trainee Teacher: Yasemin Hamude
Teaching Assistant: Nicola Thomas

Year 2- Donaldson 

Class Teacher: Rebecca Jones

Teaching Assistant: Whitney Roberts

Year 1- Ahlberg 

Class Teacher: Tennisha Griffith

Teacher Assistant: Katja Parkilla

Year 1-Murphy 

Class Teacher: Helin Saitoglu

Teaching Assistant: Nicole Matthews

Reception- Waddell 

Class Teacher: Natasha Mayes
Teaching Assistant: Hawa Ali and Patricia Mingles

Reception- Cooke 

Class Teacher: Jessica Murphy (Mat Leave) / Apia Holly
Teaching Assistant: Charmaine Cook and Davine Turner

Nursery- Carle 

Class Teachers: Sue Baker and Lekisha White

Teaching Assistant: Haala Mohamed and Ms Myrie


Laura Bairstow (HF)


Nargis Gul

Physical Education 

Omari Williams

Murphy Duncan

Art, Design, Technology

Art Teacher: Alex Moudiotis/ Emma Ndoko 

Art Assistant: Khamkin Hassan

Cross Academy Art Support: Hayley Tarr 

Federation Support: Georgina Reynolds


Steel Pans 

Jasmin Harper

Dan Sadler

Jostin Male


Nerea Perez Ruiz

Inclusion Team

SENCO - Deborah Hollingsworth

SENCO Assisstant- Amina Jibril

Federation SEN Consultant - Adriana Verrecchia

SEN Support

Phonics - Beray Osman

Administration Team 

Office Manager/PA to Head Teacher & Pastoral/Welfare Lead - Ben Dawson/ Eva Sekerova 

Pupil Information Manager- Nikki Anderson

Events Assistant- Norma Tobin

Caretaker – Rob Willis

Caretaker Assistant – Andrew Willis

Finance- Aster Mehari/ Eva Sekerova