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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 11th 2021

National Apprenticeship Week - 8th-14th February

NAWThis week we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week.

Click HERE to see a list of amazing events taking place this week as part of National Apprenticeship week.

Parents, click HERE to download an Apprenticeships Information Pack for parents and carers, with information about fantastic 'earn and learn' opportunities. Find out more about careers education at HBAED.

National Apprenticeship Week - inspiring stories

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, students at HBAED are learning about apprenticeships by reading and listening to inspiring stories of students who have chosen to go down the apprenticeship route.

Click HERE to read the story of Hassan, 22, who is doing a digital degree apprenticeship with EY.  He explains how he combines study and work: "I look at some of our clients' biggest problems and work with a team to use technology to solve them. I study while I work, spending about 20% of my time studying and 80% learning on-the-job. At the end of my apprenticeship, I will have a BSc degree in Digital Innovation."    

AlimClick HERE to hear from Alim, a Channel 4 apprentice. Alim shares his apprenticeship story as part of the new Fire It Up apprenticeship campaign.

Click HERE to listen to Hosanna’s story. She’s a Royal Opera House apprentice. Click HERE to hear the Royal Opera House explain how apprentices have been such a success for the business.

Click HERE for Ella’s story as a Robert Welch designs apprentice. Ella tells her apprenticeship story as part of the new Fire It Up apprenticeship campaign.

Find out about more about apprenticeships and listen to more inspiring stories.

Please contact Mr Allison or Mr Zaman if you have any questions on apprenticeships.