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21/06/19

Retweetd From Harris Peckham

The Academy Orchestra performed with on Friday as part of their Young Players project. We had a great time! Here is our performance! https://t.co/z35nCRLE4F

21/06/19

Thank you so much for supporting and inspiring our students!

21/06/19

Retweetd From DG Cities

Earlier this week hosted students for the ! The room was buzzing with ideas and we’re excited to see how these bright minds will shape the future of our cities! Thank you to for joining! https://t.co/TwsePMkpIo

13/06/19

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

Please can you share with your students. We are looking for young people (individuals/groups) to perform/showcase their talent! Thank you 😊🎤🎼🎹🎻🎹🎷

09/06/19

Day one of our Uber Rewards Trip to Surrey. Splash World, Box Hill, Pizza and more! Full report and pics at https://t.co/UdMypOTkRG https://t.co/G3pG1dsDr3

23/05/19

Would you like to join the new Police Cadets group at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich? Every Tues from 7-9pm. Everyone welcome. Find out more at https://t.co/5mv6BIndkn https://t.co/tuUmf64v5l

22/05/19

Great, thanks again!

22/05/19

Thank you very much. Our contact details are at https://t.co/6gQIcxEsT9 Much appreciated.

12/04/19

Day Six of our snowsport trip. The highlight of the day was our beginners group completing the famous Black run down from the glacier. Full report and pics https://t.co/m4u9ZnnV8G https://t.co/o42PXTz7r2

11/04/19

"It is quite a sight to see our boys coming down the mountain." Report from Day Five of our snowsports trip, and lots of pics at https://t.co/m4u9ZnnV8G https://t.co/74mAIqApFL

10/04/19

"We awoke this morning once again to beautiful blue skies." Report and pics from Day Four of our snowsports trip https://t.co/m4u9ZnnV8G https://t.co/RNVNx2nxjp

09/04/19

Report from Day Three of our snowsports trip. Please look at the pictures at https://t.co/m4u9ZnnV8G and admire how beautiful it is! https://t.co/X8K07TVNTx

08/04/19

Report from Day Two of our snowsports trip: "It was like watching a different group from yesterday, the progress they have made has been excellent." https://t.co/m4u9ZnnV8G https://t.co/GlqPl21kR1

07/04/19

Report one Day One of Crans Montana snowsports trip. An impressive first day all round! https://t.co/m4u9ZnnV8G https://t.co/oVvqbibBTp

06/04/19

Harris Boys‘ have arrived in Crans🇨🇭 A smooth crossing on the Eurostar, 7 hours 💤 , checked into our Chalet and now getting our skis and boards fitted🎿 🏂 ⛷ 😁 https://t.co/PjWYoump5j

03/04/19

Look how proud our Under 15 team are to lift the Harris Cup, after beating an excellent team in the final. Please say to our boys. We've been hunting this trophy for the past 3 years! Full match report at https://t.co/4irEL8tgEI https://t.co/pG2MTNrOal

03/04/19

Hi there, where are you seeing this please? If you let us know we'll correct any error. Thanks for your help. Our job vacancies are advertised at https://t.co/2lANQydE3H

02/04/19

Very proud of our team! A huge well done to all the students who competed so well today.

02/04/19

Retweetd From London Youth Games

🤾🏽‍♂️Huge Congratulations to the U13 Boys Handball Finals Medallists! You did your borough proud! ⭐️ 🥇 🥈 🥉, 🥉St Pauls, https://t.co/qfYcuoIphX

02/04/19

We couldn't be more proud of our boys! Well done too all of them, and to all the schools who took part today.

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Posted on March 29th 2018

Annual Harris Federation Egg Race - Results!

Egg race 1On Wednesday afternoon three Year 7 students from Harris Boys' Academy pitted their wits against the rest of the federation in the annual Harris Federation Egg Race

Lalloh, Hamza and Miqdam would be required to display excellent problem-solving, lateral thinking and teamwork skills if they were to compete with the other gifted students that had been selected to take part in the competition. 

The competition consisted of two components; a difficult science-related quiz and an equally tricky engineering challenge. During the engineering challenge the boys needed to design and build a catapult that could shoot a marshmallow using a selection of materials; lollipops sticks, paper cups, spoons and elastic bands to name a few.

First up was the quiz, where the Harris boys didn't disappoint. They managed to answer a very respectable 16 out of 25 questions correctly, putting them in second place behind Harris Merton as they moved onto the engineering challenge.

The catapults would be judged initially on the distance they could fire the marshmallow and secondly their accuracy, aiming to land the marshmallow into a target zone (pictured). Despite some last minute manufacturing problems, the boys managed to propel their marshmallow the fifth furthest and sat comfortably in second position as we moved into the accuracy challenge.Egg race 2

Surprisingly, in the accuracy challenge not one academy managed to land any of their three marshmallows into any of the scoring zones, giving the HBAED boys a real shot at Egg Race glory.

The Harris boys proved to be the only academy that would land not one but two of their marshmallows into the scoring zones. However, some incredible misfortune ensued, the scoring zone that the boys had landed in was the -5 zone, meaning they were deducted 10 points, despite being the only academy to actually register a score. 

The boys took the loss in good heart and gave a really good account for themselves on the day against some very talented students.

Please congratulate Lalloh, Hamza and Miqdam if you see them around the school.

Mr. Nowers


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