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24/09/19

Boys enjoy a special Principal's Breakfast for students who made our 40/40 list in their summer assessments - coming in the top 40 for both progress and attainment in their summer 2019 exams. Well done everyone! https://t.co/ISZthGK4Rp

10/09/19

Retweetd From Charlotte Harling

Our first roadshow of 19/20 is now open for registration and will take place on 30th September 2019, 4pm at - link below to book. https://t.co/J2WYYljNC3 https://t.co/AHrlmle0ee

03/09/19

Open evening and mornings at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich, Sept and Oct 2019. See all four dates at https://t.co/seSrHlbggm. First one, Thurs 26 Sept, 5pm. Our teachers and students look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/YyzUE7pbPZ

22/08/19

Congratulations to our students on their superb GCSE results! “I want to congratulate every one of our outgoing Year 11 on their exceptional results which reflect their hard work and commitment to their studies." Mr Groves, Principal. Find out more https://t.co/FbUw1wX7IF https://t.co/XlQr7dVCzL

16/08/19

Congratulations to our Post-16 A Level and Level 3 Vocational students on their success this year, including Rayyan (pictured with Mr O'Leary) who achieved AAB (A* EPQ) and a place at UCL to study English Literature. Well done everyone! https://t.co/SgTqCH04WU

23/07/19

Nice email to get on last day of term. "I came off my bike this afternoon and I'd like to compliment the conduct of two of your lads who came over to help: they were extraordinarily polite, offered to re-pack my shopping and were generally a great credit to your school." 🙂

23/07/19

Mr Groves commissioned Hassan, Year 10, to paint this wonderful picture for his office. It is called the Empowerment of and reflects what HABED does to allow our students to flourish in the capital and beyond. Great work, Hassan! https://t.co/Y4eXxMaluJ

22/07/19

This short film was produced by our students during a trip to . What does a department do? What sort of jobs are available? How to get started (link: https://t.co/FuIYdIgTEx) https://t.co/7j13tr3j2s

18/07/19

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Last month we were delighted to host a careers day workshop for students as part of ! wrote about their trip to , which includes some great reflections from their students! Thanks , we loved having you! https://t.co/xO1PVvGccy https://t.co/F83RbqPO5Z

18/07/19

Retweetd From Gus Gordon

Fantastic and rewarding day working on some Shakespeare scenes with year 9 ! Great energy and focus with some exciting work to share! Thanks for having us on board and for your brave bold ideas; a real pleasure!

17/07/19

Thank you to for welcoming our Year 10 students yesterday and helping them explore City in and more. https://t.co/n6ldIFXgy9

11/07/19

Very proud of Hassan, winner of the Key Stage 4 competition. Hassan has worked hard perfecting his skills in the art of oil painting, creating self-portraits which reflect his culture and identity. Find out more https://t.co/rnHxR1NDEv Great work, Hassan! https://t.co/bek58roRQP

10/07/19

Thank you for supporting our boys. The really enjoyed meeting all our wonderful business volunteers!

10/07/19

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Absolute pleasure to attend ’s ‘Inspire The Future’ event to encourage school children to pursue a career in the NHS and, hopefully, as doctors!

09/07/19

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Please RT. We are looking for dancers, singers, poets, spoken word artists? To perform on 13/07. Would you like to showcase your talent to your local community? Please get in touch. Perform @ Peace Event 😊 https://t.co/6dehSNV2RI

08/07/19

Here are our first boys to achieve 500+ Harris Points this year. Well done Faizal, Yvan, Lalloh and Calvin! We now have 21 boys who have Gold Star Lapel Badges for reaching 500+ Points. See who they are at https://t.co/t5jsbMQyXZ Great work everyone! https://t.co/fSL4248BtK

08/07/19

Download our latest school newsletter. Parent Survey results 2018-19; Southwark Book Awards; Uber Rewards Trip - five days to remember; National Maths Challenge - 23 boys honoured; Great Speeches; Spelling Bee 2019... and more. Hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/1PNohtoXRC https://t.co/rursAyohse

08/07/19

This image is by Yvan, Year 7, who has a great natural ability with . https://t.co/XirihCIu5H

08/07/19

This image is a collection of for 26 boys in Year 8. They had been working on tonal for three lessons and achieved really nice results. https://t.co/PXsX1UhX7E

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Posted on March 21st 2019

Nine Boys Honoured in Nationwide Maths Challenge

Hari   Maths ChellengeWe're delighted that nine students were awarded certificates in the Intermediate Maths Challenge (UKMC) run by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust - receiving either a bronze, silver or gold certificate.

Hari (pictured), who was awarded a gold certificate, will also go through the next stage and enter the very challenging Pink Kangaroo Challenge (named after the Australian organisation that started it).

The Intermediate Maths Challenge is a nationwide competition to stimulate mathematical problem-solving. We enter boys from the top Maths sets in Years 9 and 10.

"Strongest subject"

“The last two years I’ve got Silver so this year I wanted to get Gold,” says Hari. “When I got it was a big relief! Maths is my strongest subject. I’m able to grasp the different topics well and I’ve never found it hard.”

Students have to answer up to 30 questions in one hour but lose points if they get them wrong, to discourage guesswork. Students needed 71 points to get a gold certificate and Hari smashed it, achieving 93 points.

“We enter boys for this challenge because it allows them to see the beauty of Maths and use their problem-solving skills in algebra, probability, shapes and angles, for example,” says Maths teacher Ms Abdulaahi. “They can push themselves outside of the GCSE curriculum and get a taste of what A Level Maths will be like.”


Congratulations to all our certificate-winners

We're very proud of all our Mathematicians in Years 9 and 10 who were awarded certificates in this year's United Kingdom Maths Challenge, including Abdulmalik, Gabriel and Carlos (pictured with Maths teacher Ms Abdulaahi).

Maths Certificates (4)

Bronze

Year 9 Gabriel 

Year 9 Carlos 

Year 10 James 

Year 10 Arthur 

Year 10 Anton 

Year 10 Rahat 


Silver

Year 9 Abdulmalik – and Best of Year certificate will be awarded

Year 10 Joshua

Year 10 Rafay


Gold

Hari  – he will now do the Pink Kangaroo Challenge. 


Our Year 10 winners all together!

Maths Year 10

Kangourou sans Frontières (KSF) is an independent association, whose purpose is to organise the annual Kangaroo contest with the aim of promoting mathematics among young people around the world. The name sounds strange, but recognises the fact that the organisation was inspired by the Australian Mathematics Trust. Each year over six million school pupils aged 5-18 from more than 50 countries throughout the world take part at various levels. So Hari will be taking part in a competition as part of a huge community of gobal maths students

Next up: Junior Maths Challenge, Year 7 & 8, Tuesday 30th April.


Pictured: Hari (right) with Maths teacher Ms Abdulaahi.

Hari and Ms Abdulahi