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10/12/18

Massive thanks to and Dani Harris Walters for an amazing workshop for our Year 9 students. Truly inspirational! Read about it at https://t.co/fJFbIQPSEM https://t.co/rYRc8wAyXI

06/12/18

You’re a star...

05/12/18

Retweetd From LPESSN

Great KS1 Multiskills event at Damilola Taylor Centre today. 🎲 A big Thank you to all the amazing young leaders from , and ! 😊 https://t.co/VOMDYpN0DB

04/12/18

Thanks to Ayanna and Malachi from for a great workshop on renaissance theatre and inspiring words too. “I was really inspired by what Malachi said about not letting people’s opinions get in the way of pursuing my goals in life,” said Sherif, Year 9 https://t.co/HIrE5P4kUR

04/12/18

Meet Samuel, president of our magnificent Club. He'd love to introduce you to the other members of the club and explain why he loves it so much. Find out at https://t.co/Z8TymwaOzh https://t.co/ztPBFMalbB

04/12/18

Rehearsals are underway for our student-led Winter Performing Arts Festival, Thurs 20 Dec. Music, drama, dance, quizzes, stalls - and lots more. Tickets just £1 from reception. Get yours now to guarantee you seat! Full details https://t.co/s2NW719jg1 https://t.co/aAWoCvf7L1

29/11/18

Well done to the first boys to be awarded a prestigious lapel badge for reaching 150+ Harris Points this year. "It shows that hard work pays off and now I can jump to the front of the dinner queue!" said Lalloh. Read more https://t.co/44D1sjNpZx https://t.co/zggnXOiAHw

15/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

Come & meet current students & teachers at our TONIGHT ! Find out what & we offer 4.30pm to 7.00pm -East Dulwich Homestall Campus (SE22 0NR) -East Dulwich Rye Campus (SE22 0AT) https://t.co/VmfGNYEYen

13/11/18

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Great U16 Boys Basketball Tournament today hosted by ! Congratulations to the team for winning. They will represent Southwark in the !👏🏼🏀🏆 Great teamwork and determination throughout the matches. https://t.co/bbnQhLGErG

09/11/18

Come to our Sixth Form Open Evening, Thurs 15 Nov, 4.30-7pm. Meet our sixth formers and teachers, and fInd out why Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich is the best place to continue your education.

08/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

Thursday 15th Nov 4.30pm to 7.00pm Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich (Homestall Campus) Homestall Road, London SE22 0NR Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich (Rye Campus) Friern Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 0AT https://t.co/ydVm9ANohn

07/11/18

Retweetd From Schools Week

Innovation Leader Drama / Performing Arts required at https://t.co/eTgBIRBbYW

07/11/18

It's time to apply to join our Student Leadership Team 2018-19. All students can apply. It's a great chance to develop your and skills. Find out more and download an application form TODAY at https://t.co/rtMqV6pXHZ. Good luck! https://t.co/QRAEQIBmXw

07/11/18

Retweetd From Mikey Williams

Currently in a book shop loosing track of time. Buying for my nephew. So many children have no books. Super proud of my schools DEAR time. Loved reading the Outsiders together. https://t.co/QmFrpl76Y9

11/10/18

Our provisional Progress 8 score for 2017-18 is 0.81, which is likely to put us in the top 2% of schools nationally. Amazing! Huge congrats to all our students and teachers ! Read more at https://t.co/cAlVvdPvdA https://t.co/chPkCRvMru

11/10/18

Retweetd From Harris Garrard

We're really proud that our provisional Progress 8 score is 0.34. This is an amazing achievement by our students and teachers in our first year and is likely to place us in the top 18% of schools nationally. Great work everyone! Read more https://t.co/kgs3TlSB82 https://t.co/qA7RtFlEG8

10/10/18

Retweetd From Schools Week

Exam Invigilators required at https://t.co/mro73EYudF

09/10/18

Well done to Syed (Year 7) for his , pictured with his London map. We loved the fantastic effort he put in, which included making his own Shard. Top marks! https://t.co/EZmaxbrCvj

09/10/18

Very proud to have received the Mayor of London's award for second year in a row - for being in top 5% of schools nationally for the past four years. Well done boys (and teachers!) https://t.co/SShJhDvPBZ. https://t.co/7qM3GuZtIR

04/10/18

Retweetd From SINCE 9/11

Last month, ahead of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, we visited with British 9/11 survivor, Janice Brooks. Read more about her talk with 6th Form students on the school's website: https://t.co/SWDNVBVUlN https://t.co/ri7eTNm6tS

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Posted on July 19th 2018

Cultural Horizons Fortnight - Full Report

Alongside outstanding academic success, at HBAED we are just as motivated to ensure that the creative abilities of our pupils are developed and challenged. That’s why we’ve created Creative Horizons Fortnight - an incredibly fun and exciting final two weeks of the year. Here’s just a taste of what happened…


Viva Espana

Our ‘Viva Espana’ days celebrated Spanish culture and encouraged boys to think in a more ‘global’ way about our role in the wider world. Some of the highlights of these days were:

  • making pinatas (pictured below) - a traditional craft involving making and decorating animal figures. We were impressed by what the boys made!

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  • learning about flamenco dancing – and trying out some moves!
  • investigating the geometry of Spanish architecture
  • evaluating why the Spanish have had such great success at football over the last decade.

Trips and visit

Nearly 400 boys have been on trips over the last two weeks. These have included:

  • Tours around Canterbury including a visit to the Canterbury Tales attraction
  • A visit to Dover Castle (pictured below - see also Tayo's report at the bottom of the page)
  • Science trips to a local museum.

Cultural Horizons   Dover Castle 2

We also have two days at Downe Activity Centre - including fun activities to develop skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership and also conquering fears. We undertook lots of activities and were so impressed with the resilience and determination that our boys, as well as their politeness and manners.

Our students were abseiling down the 30 foot wall. Very scary at the top!

Cultural Horizons   Downe   Abseiling

They also had to climb a 30 foot pole, but could they make the jump at the end?! Other activities including crate stacking which tested the teamwork skills and communication. How high could you get? And could you light a fire in the middle of the woods? The first to burn through the rope wins!


Sport

The PE Department ran three ‘Inclusive Sports Days’ to ensure that all boys had an opportunity to take part in games. The nerf ball and soft ball were particularly popular!

The Federation Sports Day saw us bring back our biggest ever haul of medals – which shows elite sport is flourishing at HBAED too.


Humanities

In Humanities, lessons have included:

  • studying the highs and lows of the reign of Elizabeth I by creating board games (pictured below)
  • RS lessons focusing on the importance of symbols in religions
  • investigations based on the Geography of the World Cup.

Cultural Horizons   Board Games

Cultural Horizons   Board Game 2


Science

Science lessons have been particularly well received by pupils – especially activities such as:

  • constructing rollercoasters
  • building rockets (see film below)
  • making survival equipment to help survive on a desert island
  • carrying out a series of dissections
  • identifying the main structures of the eye
  • exploring the thorax and abdomen of a rat.


The two weeks of trips, activities and Viva Espana days were only a success thanks to a huge amount of hard work from the staff at HBAED and the outstanding efforts of our boys. Thank you everyone!

Harry Ingham

Assistant Principal


Dover Castle, by Tayo

Read what one student thought of our trip to Dover Castle.

Hmmm…. As I stand within the mighty walls of Dover Castle I wonder…. What do I think of this place?

Dover Castle is the best place I have ever been on with a school by far! The Castle shows you a lot of history between England and France which you can see if you are on the top of the castle.

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It’s a great view where you can eat your food and play with friends. At the back of the castle you can see the weapons England used against France in the 12th century, when it was built.

When you’re in the castle you will see lots of things that they used in the 12th century like ropes to keep the bed still.

Was it worth it? I would recommend it to kids and adults who want to know more about England and our history.

Cultural Horizons   Dover Castle