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“The women were inspiring and they made me reflect on toxic masculinity, gender equality and inspire me to make the world better,” Micah, Year 8, talking about our powerful gender-based violence session with the fantastic


Max in Year 8 has just won a £10 Amazon voucher for his consistent use of Bedrock to improve his . 50 more £10 vouchers to be won this half term. To stand a chance of winning you just need 120 Bedrock points this half term. Find out more


Every boy at HBAED stands a chance of winning a £10 voucher this half term in a new Bedrock Learning competition. All boys need to do is earn 120 Bedrock points between 19th April and 28th May. Parents can help too! Find out more at


Gangs and youth crime webinar for parents/guardians, Weds 28 April, 4.30pm, with . A chance to anonymously ask any questions or raise any concerns about how to protect children from criminal exploitation. Find out more


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Delivered a session earlier this week to the brilliant year 9 boys We looked at the importance of and how exercise can help boost feelings of self-esteem and happiness. Always important to practice what we preach. Ready to take on the day 😀


Vocabulary matters at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich.


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%).

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Posted on January 25th 2021

Speakers for Schools - Live This Week

S for SStudents at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich (HBAED) have the opportunity to take part in some exciting sessions which are being provided by Speakers for Schools.

This week's live broadcasts include sessions with leading figures from the world of media, health, hospitality and the military.

Please click on the links below to join the session(s) that you wish to take part in.




Mon 25th January 2-3pm



Jason Spencer, Business Development Director, ITV for KS4-5/ S4-6


Join us here to hear Jason Spencer, Business Development Director at ITV share his perspective on how the world of media and marketing is changing and the impact of digital transformation. Jason has led the growth in revenue of ITV’s commercial teams across the UK outside London and will be sharing career advice for those considering careers in TV and digital sectors.

Tues 26th January 10-11am




Brandie Deignan, Chief Executive Officer, Pier Health Group & Former Managing Director, Marco Pierre White Restaurants for KS4-5/ S4-6

Join us to hear Brandie Deignan, Chief Executive Officer at Pier Health Group and Former Managing Director at Marco Pierre White Restaurants discuss the importance of empowerment and what is it like to change your career path. A must watch for young aspiring leaders!

Wed 27th January 2-3pm



Col Russell Lewis, Head of Youth Engagement, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for KS3-5/ S1-6


Join us to watch a broadcast with Lieutenant Colonel Lewis from The Royal Military Sandhurst. Lieutenant Colonel Lewis left regular service in 2013 and now delivers strategy, leadership and team building training. He will discuss how values and standards benefit great teamwork and leadership. He will also reflect on how young people can build their confidence and resilience.

Thurs 28th January 2-3pm



Toby Jones, Actor for KS4-5/ S4-6

Tune in to hear from Actor, Toby Jones. Toby has starred in films such as the Hunger Games, Harry Potter and Snow White and the Huntsman. Toby will be sharing his insights into his career and discussing the importance of the creative industries. There will be an opportunity for students to submit their own questions.

How to join the live broadcasts

Join 10 minutes before the broadcast to be ready

You can join without needing an account – Watch how here

For full speaker descriptions visit the Broadcast Schedule here