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22/09/17

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20/09/17

We're proud of our Year 7 football team who played their first match against . Find out the score at https://t.co/alc80CBbEv https://t.co/Hbib5k5uDJ

18/09/17

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A trick of the light! AS Photography students restricted to in-camera techniques only - no photoshop here! https://t.co/fK6IKmMvNP

14/09/17

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There are 54 great Southwark buildings to explore during this weekend including 3 of our libraries https://t.co/bmaVRHkyDi https://t.co/PVBZaU8MlP

11/09/17

Come along to meet our staff and students. Open eve for Year 6 students/parents, Thurs 21 Sept, 5-7pm https://t.co/HXOH9xOwR8 https://t.co/4gTDSs6NDr

07/09/17

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Are you an NQT/NQT+1 with leadership potential? Apply for the Step-Up programme today! https://t.co/URf8Vb6Yz8 https://t.co/xgT7j7iHoA

06/09/17

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A warm welcome to Harris Garrard Academy - a new school in for primary, secondary and sixth form students https://t.co/6zewxpIYOL https://t.co/K5XmYJqWfg

24/08/17

Our boys are celebrating some excellent GCSE results. Well done everyone. Your hard work paid off! https://t.co/ZCYo6MimsD https://t.co/pzyR9cfRrV

21/08/17

Good luck to all students collecting their GCSE results on Thurs. We'll be open from 10am. Remember students must come in person to get them

20/07/17

What and where is this London landmark? Just one of the questions in our Super Summer Quiz for the holidays at https://t.co/yvqM2hP6dF https://t.co/gy9J9HYd3S

19/07/17

Our boys are mighty proud of their Gold, Silver and Bronze awards from the UK Challenge. Great questions posed by ! https://t.co/wTMqGvup8G

17/07/17

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13/07/17

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Let the games commence! https://t.co/oDF6QoVxPs

12/07/17

Well done to our amazing Year 10 students for a great field trip to . Lots more pics at https://t.co/AvM5xjg0iN https://t.co/LDwYm9785L

11/07/17

Field sketch pros at work on our Year 10 field trip today. https://t.co/PvPYdAFAHP

11/07/17

Year 10 are on their field trip on the River Tillingbourne in Surrey today. Wellies essential. Showing great teamwork! https://t.co/g8D4tfTR77

19/06/17

We're v proud of Kaydon who gained a bronze medal for helping to come in 1st overall. https://t.co/PpKKnJa32e

19/06/17

Outstanding yr7 practising their graph drawing skills. Looking at how temperatures in the polar regions compare to London. https://t.co/mI09hFhR7v

15/06/17

Thanks to for inviting our boys over to learn how an auction house work, and examine some jewels! https://t.co/7A9dDxcxki

08/06/17

Our new club is up-and-running. We look forward to sharing their pictures with you! https://t.co/whgH9SaGXr https://t.co/mENR35NYIM

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The first Week of Year 7 - In Students' Own Words

We dropped into the canteen at lunchtime yesterday to ask some of our new Year 7 students what they thought of their first days at secondary school. Here’s what they told us.


Sky (left) says...

Sky, Mehdi

"In Year 6 you’re the biggest in the school so here you go from being the biggest to the smallest. I felt both nervous and excited on my first day but the best thing has been meeting people and making friends."


Ayush and Miqdam say...

Miqdam, Ayush

Ayush (right): "On the first day I felt pretty nervous because you don’t know what to expect or where to go. The biggest surprise has been that I actually learnt my way to go around the building.”

Miqdam (left): "My favourite lesson has been science so far, because we got to use bunsen burners."


Sebastian says...

“The teachers are nice but firm so that no silliness happens and we do really fun things. The favourite lessons so far have been dance and science because they taught me stuff I didn’t know before. I like the uniform, it’s comfy and I feel smart.”


Deandre and Tomi say...

Deandre, Tomi

Deandre (left) "I’ve found it a nice working environment and I like how all the students are respectful. It’s well mannered and organised. Also I like the canteen. It’s my favourite part of the day because I like the food. I have school dinners. My favourite dinner so far has been on Fridays when we have chips. I found Science hard, having to do the bunsen burners and stuff like that but now I’m comfortable with it.”

Tomi (right): "It’s actually really easy to find my way around the building because I have a timetable and I know where the rooms are. The teachers have made it easier by explaining what we’re supposed to do. My favourite lesson has been PE because it was challenging but at the same time fun. When I put my uniform on I felt so proud of myself, because some people don’t get to come to this school and I feel lucky to come to school."


Roman says...

Roman

"I like this school more than primary because I feel more independent. I’d spoken to my cousin about what it would be like and he said it was amazing. There’s lots of friendly people. Wearing the uniform I feel proud of myself because this is the school I really wanted to go to."


Xinjie says...

Xinjie

"The biggest difference is moving around to different classes and doing a range of activities. My favourite bit so far has been making new friends. The teachers have been very friendly and they make all the students feel like they’re important. I’d been here for a taster day and I think that helped. My favourite class has been PE because I like PE. I had to sit out for a few days because I hurt my foot, but I still love PE. On my first day I felt proud of myself but at the same time I was a little bit nervous about seeing new faces. It’s been very different to what I thought it was, because some people say it’s very strict but I think it’s OK, everyone seems quite relaxed."


Lalloh says...

Lalloh

"In my primary school they didn’t wear uniform, so when I put on my uniform I felt much older and I felt confident in it. I feel like I fit in at school. On my first day I stuck with my friend Leon but when we got our timetables we had to separate but we waited outside for each other and stuck together until we made new friends. My favourite lesson so far has been drama, where we wrote a script. I’m looking forward to meeting new people and getting older and making new friends."


Come to our open days in September to meet more students and teachers and see our school in action.