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11/06/21

Retweetd From Strengthening Minds

Session 9 of our 10-week programme at the amazing today. Fantastic engagement as always from the boys! Mature, focused, and a genuine desire to learn! Always nice to receive such brilliant feedback! Great work boys 👏👍 https://t.co/HZjCVUFiDR

07/06/21

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So exciting that we are empowering teachers across seven different academies with our fully-funded Accreditation programme. Explore our coaching offers at https://t.co/cwbZn0kXCy https://t.co/QeQtDb4Nmm

28/05/21

Samuel is one of 30 end of half term prize winners. Boys can choose from prizes including a table tennis set, basketball, art set, football, science experiments or a book of their choice! Samuel wisely chose science experiments and will have an explosive half term! https://t.co/cSzwmyoQoC

28/05/21

Year 7 take part in a special day planned and delivered by Southwark Police, exploring topics such as County Lines, terrorism, illegal substances, sexualised behaviours and Stop and Search. Find out more https://t.co/YddGE4Bt72 https://t.co/8bAUa6Vlh2

27/05/21

Retweetd From Children's Commissioner for England

closes TOMORROW!!! Make sure your child's voice is heard before it's too late, so no experience is missed out and then we can show the Government what it's really like to be a child growing up and living in every single part of England! https://t.co/K4fpOusCpL

26/05/21

To take a peek at 9B1's creative writing anthology (and see the quality of the boys' work for yourself) just click here https://t.co/9KnLFfNPAE https://t.co/zUhILTnYZg

26/05/21

Students in Year 9 have been practising their creative writing skills and collated their work into a beautifully presented anthology to showcase their talents. Teacher Ms Richardson is so proud of the students' heartfelt pieces and the effort they put into this! Well done 9B1! https://t.co/9HRfEsn7FF

24/05/21

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Well done to for winning the 6th Form Football Invitational-19.12.18 https://t.co/dxNefuaFiS

24/05/21

Year 8 students have been taking their Bedrock homework very seriously, creating Bedrock Books where they collate the new vocabulary and review it daily. This is Mosa's book. Great work!  https://t.co/RxZrB0LeKU

21/05/21

Our Year 7 class 7B1 has topped the league table for their engagement with in April. They completed more Bedrock lessons and gained more points on Bedrock than any other class within the whole Federation. Great work boys! https://t.co/ucRJMq9NZB

21/05/21

Congrats to our Year 8 team for making it to the semi-finals of the Harris Quadrant Debate competition this week. Well done boys, and to the teams from and who also reached the final three. Great event! Read more https://t.co/kh3JA2Jhez https://t.co/mjQRP0HnNN

21/05/21

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Our Harris KS3 students submitted amazing work for our poster competition where they researched a mathematician. These were our winners from Harris Academy Morden and Harris Boys Academy East Dulwich! Congratulations...first place for Harris Academy Morden! https://t.co/Zz8kpLXxIN

21/05/21

Retweetd From Strengthening Minds

Session 7 of our support programme The boys are continuing to explore strategies to help manage feelings of & Today we looked at the benefits of A pleasure to work with as always 👏 https://t.co/0MToNA7Bf7

20/05/21

Southwark Foodbank wrote this week to thank our staff, boys and families for donating 514kg of food and toiletries to in Jan and Feb. "Your donations have helped us support members of the community in times of crisis." We're proud to have helped https://t.co/jFw1ddcVel

13/05/21

HUGE thanks to City law firm for their donation of £1,500 to spend on new in our . The books arrived today 😀and will have a huge impact on opportunities for our boys. Find out more https://t.co/RXwcSR4Ga4 https://t.co/ZmeSGMV9M9

13/05/21

Retweetd From Steve Daniels

Delivered a session about motivation & commitment at the brilliant last week. I should have simply just handed over to some of our brilliant Muslim students who turn up focused & ready to learn every day, despite the demands of fasting. Incredible! boys 👏 https://t.co/emS6TvFR1h

11/05/21

“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 https://t.co/rPxk4Qj2gn https://t.co/Z5bIc5E8CL

29/04/21

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 https://t.co/5qEKkxjqZT https://t.co/n1aWqpHn48

28/04/21

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 https://t.co/5qEKkxjqZT https://t.co/stdpfjBZgy

26/04/21

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 https://t.co/XcWDe0oQFP https://t.co/iMdyqdTrLp

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Posted on March 29th 2021

Autism Awareness Week - What Happened at HBAED

We held a series of autism awareness events at HBAED, to tie in with World Autism Awareness Week, 29th March - 4th April 2021.

At HBAED we aim to encourage autism awareness every day, to highlight and celebrate both the challenges and strengths that ASD can bring. See below for details of some of the events that took place.


NAS How to get involved this World Autism Awareness WeekOnline parent/ carer event

Parents and carers of pupils on the SEND register were invited to an online event where they heard more about our approach to ASD awareness, and had a chance to ask questions and offer feedback.

One parent wrote: "Thank you for presenting the zoom meeting yesterday. As parents, your enthusiasm and the school's approach is really appreciated and it is encouraging that both the Year 7 Head and Principal found time to participate."

Ms Price says: "Thank you to the parents and carers who joined our online ASD Awareness Event. What wonderful discussion about the superpower that your boys have."


Autism awareness sessions

All pupils in Years 7-10 took part in an autism awareness session, with some of the material created by pupils. The session included a video clip of Stephen Wiltshire, a young man with autism, who is able to see the skyline of a city and then draw every detail of it from memory.  "I’m not surprised Stephen Wiltshire is autistic," said Kody, Year 10. "He can remember so much."

Autistic pupils at Harris Boys’ felt that the awareness events were positive and helpful.  They "clarified every single point about autism for everybody to learn……..I’m glad to have autism," said one student.

Other pupils made discoveries and had such interesting questions and responses. "It’s been a realisation," said Leon, Year 7. "I now know what people feel like on the inside."

I now know what people feel like on the inside.


Autism 4

We put up posters around the school with information about autism, ready for the awareness sessions that all Year 7-10 had in class.

Autism 1


Autism book displays and information

Ms Meade, our librarian, displayed books which are written by autistic people or which include autistic characters in them, and also photos of famous autistic people, which attracted a lot of attention. 

Books

Many boys noticed the footballer Messi has autism. "He’ll have a different view of football to other people," said Lewis, Year 8. "His way has affected his performance for the better." Abdullah, Year 10, added: "That’s so interesting to me…..I had no idea Messi is autistic." 

Books 1

Ali in Year 10 is reading The Way I Jump, a book written by a young person with autism who is not able to speak. Ali, who is an avid reader, feels this book "brings you closer……..I know someone who is autistic."

[The events] clarified every single point about autism for everybody to learn……..I’m glad to have autism. [HBAED student]


For further information please contact our SENCO Katherine Price, k.price@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk