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Safe and happy - see the results of our student survey “I am delighted that our students feel so safe and happy while at school. I am especially pleased with how secure they feel during unstructured time such as break and lunch." Mr Carey


Stuck for ideas on what to read? Wondering what to read after 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'? Check out our recommended reading lists including top 10 for and loads more at


"Very proud of all our MANY boys who received certificates for outstanding effort, attainment and progress at the end of last term." Mr Ingham Full story and pics at


Download pictures and films from . Loads to look back on and enjoy here


A huge THANK YOU to our staff who gave up 9 days of their Easter hols to make happen, to the families who saved up for the trip, and to this fabulous group of students who made friends wherever they went by their exemplary behaviour. Simply unforgettable!


Our beginner groups took the challenging run through the forest this morning at . Watch them in action! Fantastic work everyone...


Boys.... stuck for ideas on what to read??? Check out the Year 7-10 recommended reading lists on our page at Loads of compelling suggestions, plus new recommendations for the summer term


Lots of pictures and films from Crans Montana today at See our beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders in action... We're soooo proud of this group and how well they are doing!


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Students are developing nicely with a push for beginners to move to the intermediate levels tomorrow.


Day 3 of saw blue skies again. See more pics of our snowboarders and skiers as they develop their skills and take on new challenges Great work everyone!


News and pics from Day 2 of with and . Beautiful sunrise, fantastic conditions, amazing progress - and relaxing in a thermal spa at day's end. Heaven! More pics and full report Great work everyone...


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An inflatable challenge.


Day one on the slopes . A few faces in the snow, bumps and bruises but loads of learning and fun. Novices now snowploughing. Advanced group at 2257 feet! Proud of you all... More pics and full report at


We've arrived safely in , Switzerland, for 2018 snow sports trip. Greeted by heavy snow. Bodes well! Reports and pictures from tomorrow at


We're so proud of Crispin for his excellent performance in the Speak Out challenge regional final last night . Many congrats to winner Omotola from and all the other fantastic contestants. What a great event!


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"Wotsists for 50p" brilliant speech by Crispin from about the black market in unhealthy snacks on the playground fuelling an unhealthy lifestyle.


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Amazing to have so many Southwark schools represented by impressive young people at tonight’s event - high 5 Teams and SILS!


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Good afternoon Please can you let your students 16+ know we are recruiting thank you ☺


Great game indeed and congratulations to the winners too! :-)

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Posted on November 13th 2015

Students Help Create Safe Havens on Rye Lane


Our students have been helping the charity For Jimmy set up safe havens for children on Rye Lane.

The charity For Jimmy, set up after the murder of 16-year-old Jimmy Mizen in 2008, started working with Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich, Southwark Police and the council at the beginning of October on its Safe Haven social action project.

How the story was reported in the South London Press and on the For Jimmy website.

Two-year partnership

Safe Havens are a simple idea, the pupils go out onto their local high street and ask shopkeepers if they would lock the door and call the police if a young person or adult was in danger or felt threatened on the street.

The project with HBAED is the beginning of a two-year partnership between Southwark Borough Council and For Jimmy, to create seven new Safe Haven zones throughout the borough with 14 schools and youth centres. What makes it unique is that it’s led by young people who are challenged to build the relationships with their local community to help make it safer.


On 10 November, For Jimmy took the group of pupils out onto Rye Lane, where they visited shops along the high street, personally asking shopkeepers if they would be willing to sign up to the Safe Haven scheme. After a successful Safe Haven walk, the young people signed up over 30 shops along the length of Rye Lane.

Margaret Mizen, MBE, said: “We believe that if young people feel they have a stake in their local community they will feel some responsibility for it and how it functions. Given the right guidance and opportunities, young people who may have been vulnerable to falling into crime, can be diverted from it.”