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We hosted a fantastic summer concert yesterday, organised with meticulous care and passion by the ever-dedicated Ms Bee.The event was a resounding success, showcasing the immense talent of students from Years 7-12 and a true celebration of our school's vibrant musical culture.


Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich has scored a major win by clinching the 2024 EY Foundation Impact Award for Southern Education Partner.Announced yesterday, this award highlights the school's positive impact on the community in Southern England.


The 30th anniversary of the opening of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London was the occasion for 30 of our Year 8 students to attend a spectacular performance of Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew' at the theatre recently.


Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich is proud to have been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard, meaning that our careers programme meets all the gold-standard criteria for world-class advice and guidance.


Summer Showcase, 10th July, 6.30pm - Get Your Tickets!


Addressing smartphone addiction - headteachers of 17 Southwark secondary schools call on families to support a new joint approach to tackling the profoundly negative impact of Smartphones and Social Media on young people." Find out more


Our Student Council has been working on a group project with students from James Allen's Girls' School to organise a writing competition focused on . Find our more about our neurodiversity writing competition at


See our latest science experment with our Science Technician, Dr. Rudolf Van Koningsveld. This one is on convection...


Harris Dulwich Boys is pleased to announce a partnership with in support of their State School Sixth Form Cricket Programme. Details


Science experiments with a Science Technician. Experiment 1: metals reacting with oxygen. In this series, our Science Technician, Dr. Rudolf Van Koningsveld, RSciTech, will demonstrate experiments that are part of the Year 7 to Year 11 curriculum.


Delighted to welcome and his team into our academy this week to film for his latest book. Inspiring our students to develop their reading further.


It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our Science Technician, Rudolf Van Koningsveld, has been awarded The Registered Science Technician Award (RSciTech), a registered mark recognising excellence for technicians working in science education!


Year 11 students dazzled the examiner with their recent GCSE Component 2 performances, worth 20% of their overall grade.Performing two gripping extracts from 'Starlight Express', the students showcased months of hard work and dedication, leaving the examiner in awe.


Principal's Breakfast on Friday celebrated ten students nominated for 'doing the right thing all the time' this week by their teachers. Each week the winners receive a free breakfast, gift voucher and certificate


🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:


🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:


Very happy to be featured in this week along with following both our Ofsted 'Outstanding' ratings. We're incredibly proud of our staff and students and it's lovely to have our success celebrated!


Year 12 and 13 students were treated to a talk about economics (and careers) by Chief Economist Peter Arnold . "Peter's talk has encouraged me to pursue a career in economics," said Imran. "I look forward to learning more about the macroeconomic policies in my course."


We had fun last week celebrating our recent Ofsted 'Outstanding' Award with students. We were very proud of the way our students conducted themselves during the visit. They were a true credit to themselves, our Academy and their families.


Get your tickets for our latest school production, Bugsy Malone, 13th and 14th March 2024. Tickets available on ParentPay from 19th February. Don't miss!

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Posted on April 12th 2022

'Growth' - Our Events for British Science Week 2022

Bsw 22 webWe celebrated British Science Week from 11-20th March with all Key Stage 3 classes (Years 7-9) having lessons separate from their normal curriculum and focussing on a topic around this year’s theme of ‘growth’.

This is always a fun week to explore interesting and engaging parts of science that might not otherwise appear on our curriculum, with the Science team teaching lessons about areas of science they are particularly passionate about in order to enthuse students.

This year's theme of 'growth' was fitting for what has been a turbulent time for all of us. ‘Growth’ links with multiple areas across science, technology, engineering and maths. Growth is all around us, whether it's plant growth in a window box, our own personal growth over the last twelve months or impacts of economic growth on our society.

In assemblies during Science Week, our central theme at HBAED was 'Growing Scientific Understanding' and how Science has grown historically. Mr Russell delivered assemblies based on this and the courage and confidence people showed in history to look at questions others thought unconventional or just plain weird at the time. This is very relevant today as scientists ask difficult questions about now to address some of the biggest issues faced by humanity.

Our special assemblies for Science Week 2022.

Assembly 1

Assembly 2

Students also engaged in lessons which went beyond their normal curriculum and explored different aspects of science. These were all around the theme of ‘growth’ including:

  • the impacts of economic growth on our society and how as humanity grows we are changing the world around us
  • population growth and urban development; how are cities and buildings are growing to keep up with
  • growth of a hive in the lifecycle of bees
  • how we can meet the growing demand for energy in an eco-friendly way
  • the growth of an ecosystem 

Film - Exploring the theme of 'growth' for Science Week

More pictures from Science Week 2022

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