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Aged 11-16? Got 10-15 mins? Take part in the and YOUTH SURVEY 2018 and help shape the 's and Police priorities and youth engagement strategies. Have your say now at


Congratulations Lisa! Our boys really enjoyed being part of the awards and reading all the terrific books. Thank you to all the amazing authors and looking forward to next year!


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She did indeed! Southwark Book Award 2018 goes to Lisa Thompson for her brilliant debut THE GOLDFISH BOY! Voting was close but clear! Well done students from , you read, you judged, you chose!


We're soooo to have received two educational outcomes awards from - one for being in the top 20% of schools for student attainment in 2017, and the second for being in the top 10% for student progress. Great work boys, parents, staff, governors...!


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We love celebrating reading at Harris Garrard! Can you guess which books we have popped out of?


We're very impressed by this that Yaseen made as part of a 'stretch and challenge' task for . The creativeness of the resources used is very impressive. And it sounds great!


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We announce this year's Southwark Book Award shortlist : BOOKED, GOLDFISH BOY, WELCOME TO NOWHERE, THE HUNTRESS: SEA, SHADOW MAGIC & LIE KILL WALK AWAY. Southwark students currently deep in reading & judging mode!


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Harris Boys Academy East Dulwich is looking for an Innovation Leader for Geography. Apply now


Axel, Markell and Hassan are the first of our pupils to have been awarded over 4,000 Harris Points so far this year – a fantastic effort! Read about the rewards they get at


Because of the continuing cold weather the school will be closed on Friday 2 March except for students in years 10-11, who should come in at the usual time. However, school will end at 2pm to give the boys in years 10-11 more time to get home safely. Thank you.


Due to bad weather the school will be closed today, Thursday 1 March. Because of technical issues we're having some problems updating our website with this information just now but to confirm the school is closed today. Apologies for the inconvenience.


Interested in 's Republic? Why making mistakes is good for you? 's Principia? What is community? What makes British values? Take a look at our assembly presentations which cover all these and more. Downloadable from


Our teachers have compiled subject-by-subject resources for all our Year 11s. Lots to look. Visit - hope you find them helpful


In only 102 schools across England and Wales do students who are eligible for free school meals perform as well or better than other students. And we're very proud to be one of them


We're proud to have received the national for the 2nd time. It's given to schools championing equality and is recognised by Ofsted. It shows that EVERY boy will be supported to succeed. Find out more at


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Schools Standards Minister says Harris Federation is ‘leading the way’ on delivering excellent results for pupils


Really proud of our boys and staff for being 3rd out of 55 similar schools nationally in today's Department for Education figures, and in top 6% for student progress. Amazing work!


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Secondary school added value league tables out today - E.Dulwich very fortunate to have

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Posted on November 25th 2015

Public Speaking Workshop for Most Able Students

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Last week, LAMDA (The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) came into HBAED to deliver the first of a two part workshop to year 11 students from both our Academy and Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich.

The session focused on providing Most Able students with an opportunity to experience corporate-level training for public speaking and interview technique.

The students from both academies were engaged from the beginning and worked collaboratively and effectively throughout the session.

The students were put on the spot and asked to give short speeches on their interests. They were then given feedback on various attributes that employers and universities look for, such as body language, enunciation and voice projection.

The session also gave students the opportunity to experience skills training to prepare them for such situations in their upcoming future.

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The aim of the two-part workshop is to equip students with the social skills and independence needed to prove, through confident speaking, that they are a valuable asset with the attributes needed to be successful in further education and employment.

The students have really developed an understanding of how important it is to have that double advantage of high academic achievement coupled with confident speaking skills to highlight those attributes that would make them successful.

“I had no idea that universities looked for this. I am very thankful to have this opportunity to practice and prove my ability to speak confidently so that I can show how valuable I would be as a student at my chosen university.” Matthew, year 11

“They were a really bright and engaged group of students, who really got involved. What a pleasure to work with, I will look forward to our second workshop.” Adam, LAMDA

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HBAED Most Able Coordinators