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Student home testing kits have been issued today for twice-weekly testing. It's vital that tests continue over the holiday and results are logged. Thank you. Details at


21 boys from Year 10 voluntarily came in early for extra this morning. They’re not letting a lockdown slow their learning! Great effort from Mr Gayle and our boys.


Comments like this really make our day🙂 "Your parent communication is outstanding. You take time out of your busy days even if it’s just to say he’s doing well. This is of huge benefit. Thnk you all for your hard work and the support you’ve given my son."


Thank you to everyone who attended our online event on Tues. And for the feedback! "As parents, your enthusiasm and the school's approach this week is really appreciated and it is encouraging that both the Yr 7 Head and Principal found time to participate." :-)


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Brilliant feedback from today’s session with the boys as part of our Positive Communication programme. Today we explored the meaning of success and the characteristics of successful people. Excellent behaviour, great conversation and fantastic learning. 💪


Boys in Yrs 7-10 have sessions in class today, to tie in with World Awareness Week. We've put up posters around the school, to highlight and celebrate both the challenges and strengths that autism can bring. Find out more at


We're holding awareness events this week, to tie in with World Autism Awareness Week, and highlight and celebrate both the challenges and strengths that autism can bring. Find out what's happening


No better way of being global citizens than by having from all over the world to learn with. This week we received responses from Longman Memorial Prep School in The Gambia and our students couldn't believe they wrote back!


We're holding autism awareness events at our school in March to mark . Find out more about what's happening.


Vocabulary matters at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich –


Students have been exploring how the world of work is evolving. In a survey they voted for the following as the top three skills they will need: creativity and problem solving; teamwork; and the ability to adapt and learn new skills.


No problem, there's lot of detail about our careers programme on this page of our website


Hi there, during PHSE lessons we collated ideas on the key skills etc and then followed up with a Microsoft Forms questionnaire which students completed afterwards


For , our boys explored different options that they can pursue after finishing school. We did a quick survey and most students expect to go on to university (76%) and a growing proportion are considering an apprenticeship (24%).


Several of our boys were pictured in the last week in an article about students returning to school. It's been such a pleasure welcoming them back!


The March edition of our student periodical, The Whole Shebang, is out now. This issue is on the theme of - with articles and poems by students in Year 9. In partnership with . Download your copy at


Student wellbeing will be on your minds this week with students returning to school. Click on the link below to read Bedrock's tips on supporting student wellbeing and learning at the same time.


Vocabulary matters at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich –


Boys have been finding out about different universities through the university webinar series. Full details of future webinars at


For our boys are learning about virtual work experience opportunities through .

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Posted on February 5th 2019

"Why We Like After-School Homework Club"

Our after-school Homework Club is becoming more and more popular with boys in all year groups. The club takes place in the school library every Monday to Thursday, with lots of computers the boys can use and a teacher to ask if they need support.

“I think the boys like Homework Club because they know they will actually do their homework if they come here,” says Ms Maldar. “They find it easier to focus on it in a school environment. I think they also like having an adult in the room who can guide them if they get stuck.”

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Ms Maldar keeps the atmosphere relaxed and it’s fine to chat to your friends as long as you’re not disturbing other people, says Jakub, Year 7 (pictured above, left). “It’s more fun doing homework here because you have your friends sitting next to you and you can talk about it. I also come to homework club because sometimes my computer at home doesn’t work and sometimes I can’t find a charger, but I know the computers here will work.”

Jakub likes having an adult on hand for support too. “I can ask a teacher if I have a question rather than always getting it wrong,” he says. “Today I’m doing Maths homework online.”

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Ms Maldar also supports students who don’t have English as their first language, such as Nicolas, Year 9, who comes from Ecuador. “I like that I can get support with my English,” he says. His friend Carlos (pictured above), came from Bolivia but grew up in Spain. “I come here to finish off what I don’t have a chance to do in lessons," he said. "I come twice a week and I prefer to work here with friends.”

Homework Club is open in the school library 3-5pm on Monday and 3-4pm on Tuesday to Friday. Come and try it!