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Thank you and for welcoming our Year 10 as part of our latest to build capital, and aspiration. Find out more at


Year 8 enjoy at trip to as part of our latest to build capital, and aspiration. Find out more at


"Protecting our planet starts with you". Che, Year 7, has produced this exemplary piece of about what we can all do to protect our , from more to shopping wisely, to conserving water. Great work, Che!


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FREE workshops in April at University London for 13-18 year olds. and more. Find out more


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As part of our Pi Day celebrations we invited students to see how good they were at memorising Pi. And William is VERY good indeed, remembering Pi to 153 digits, which makes him our school Pi Champion!


And the winning hub at our Year 7 health and fitness sessions for was.... Enterprise! !


Thank you to our Year 7 students and teachers for making today's and sessions so amazing. "One of the best days ever." Cosmo. "It was really fun competing against my friends." Ibrahim


“Even the people who don’t usually play sports are getting involved. It’s great fun.” Marlo, Year 7, who have a day of health and fitness activities today for this term’s


Sixth formers are taking part in a challenging Dragon’s Den-style event today, pitching their ideas for a fitness product or service to our own team of dragons.


Year 7 are enjoying learning about and today as part of this term’s .


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A new online service is available to 11-19-year olds across and south east London, offering free, anonymous and emotional well-being support. Visit for details.


Jacob, Akinwale, Justin, Jathurasan, Mohamed, Daniel, Noah, Sherif, Mohammed and Myles got a free breakfast, gift voucher and certificate this week after being nominated by tutors for 'doing the right thing all the time'. Well done boys!


Jordan from our Sixth Form has written a great article about his recent visit to Uni, organised by and . Read Jordan's article at


Sahil, Year 9, has written an article about his recent trip to FC, where he learned about how the club operates. This linked to the students' project to create a user interface for a stadium. Read Sahil's article at Great visit!


Our boys have borrowed books from our school nearly 10,000 times this year so far! We should reach that target before Easter. Find out how we're celebrating this year at


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Are you interested in becoming an teacher? Come along to our event this afternoon from 4.30-6.30 to speak to meet our team and to speak to our trainees to find out about training with . We look forward to meeting you this afternoon!


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Great Taster Day with Year 12 students from and . Thank you for a fantastic tour!


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Latest News

Posted on March 28th 2018

Lisa Thompson wins Southwark Book Award for her first novel, Goldfish Boy

Bookclub 1Since October, members of our Year 7 and 8 Book Club (pictured) have been reading the six books on the Southwark Book Award shortlist, which are now on display in the school library for everyone to read.

The Southwark Book Award is organised by Jo Mead, Learning Resources Manager at HBAED, along with librarians from other Southwark schools.

This year we were one of seven schools taking part. Students meet each week to share their views on the books and with students from other schools via the Southwark Book Award blog.   

Award ceremony

On 15 March, 60 students attended the award ceremony at Canada Water Library and met five of the six shortlisted authors. They also met readers from other schools and between them awarded honours for best story (Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan), best setting (Huntress: Sea by Sarah Driver), best characters (Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson), best style (Lie, Kill, Walk Away by Matt Dickinson) and best theme (Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird).

Shortlisted authors meeting students

The overall Southwark Book Award winner was Lisa Thompson (pictured below). Lisa spoke to the students about the importance of not giving up and not being afraid to follow your dreams.

Lisa Thompson with her awardGoldfish Boy tells the story of Matthew who likes sparkling clean surfaces, staying safe in his bedroom and making notes about his neighbours. He hates germs, going outside and feeling like a disappointment to his mum and dad. When a toddler staying next door goes missing, Matthew finds himself at the centre of the mystery. David in Year 7 found the book “…so meaningful. It shows the lengths people go to just to help a friend even if it means having to overcome your fear and illness.”

Abdul, also from Year 7, particularly enjoyed meeting Elizabeth Laird, the author of Welcome to Nowhere, which tells the story of a Syrian family and their escape from war into a refugee camp in Jordan. The book finishes with the family ready to travel to England and Abdul asked Elizabeth if there would be a follow up book: “She said that the next story is up to us and how we treat refugees who come here. She doesn’t need to write that book, we do.”