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Shammah-Michael, Year 9, has won our competition for his 'Gear 4', a cracking work of strong narrative pace and purpose, making good use of his knowledge of classic titles. Great work! Read Gear 4 at


Forty boys from Year 7 were highlighted in their reports as showing an excellent attitude to learning. These boys were rewarded with a celebratory Principal's Breakfast with Mr Groves today. A fantastic start to their education at HBAED!


The University of Kent today explored with our Sixth Formers the benefits of going to university. Students learned about single honours and joint honours, and the academic, social and career benefits of attending university. Thank you to for coming along!


Riot Act visited to perform a safety presentation to some of our Year 7 students recently. The boys greatly enjoyed the theatrical performance and learnt all about how to navigate the city safely and securely. Big thanks to for coming along!


Watch a film about how out students got to design a pavilion for COP26. The pavilion was designed by the boys following a two-day workshop at Grimshaw Architects and shows a deconstructed dome pulled apart by the symbolic hands of humanity.


A big thank you to the inspiring Ernest Boadu of for visiting and speaking to our Sixth Formers about their future pathways. “He is a role model who we can look up to and relate with from his experiences." Rohan, Year 13


Our recent Awareness Event has really helped increase understanding of ADHD around our school. Read more at


We're very proud of our students who designed a pavilion for COP26. Seeing how our curriculum has real-world impact and relevance is incredibly inspiring for students.


Adam receives our first Bronze Badge of the year from Mr Cooper, for the number of Harris Points he has earned. There will lots more Bronze Badges awarded this year but Adam is the first. Well done!


Alassane, Adam, Syria, Getty, Gethin, J’Dore and Max pictured with Mr Ingham. Each week students are nominated by tutors for 'doing the right thing all the time' that week and receive a free breakfast, gift voucher and certificate. Great work!


Thank you to local entrepreneurs Erenti and SK for coming in to inspire our Year 11s. The boys learned about the two entrepreneurs' journeys to success and about what's involved in running a business.


Each week we nominate boys for 'doing the right thing' that week. Winners get a free breakfast, gift voucher and certificate. Mr Ingham celebrates with our latest winners - Altana, Jeremiah, Prajenthan, Theo, Austin, Adam, Denzel, David and Abdulahi


Very proud of our boys who won prizes in the Sam King Windrush Awards, which invited children to write short stories about the men and women who travelled on the MV Empire Windrush in 1948. Well done Nate and David! Details and winning stories at


Well done and good luck in the next round! We look foward to meeting again!


We're very proud of our students who helped to design this pavilion for , built by and , and showing the hands of humanity pulling apart a dome. More at


A pavilion designed by students at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich is being built for . Designed in a project with and , the design shows the hands of humanity pulling apart a dome, showing our impact on the planet. More at


Year 11 - looking for past papers and other revision resources, in preparation for the mock exams after the holdiday? Find them all at


Boys in Years 7-9 were honoured today at a Principal's Breakfast for coming in the top 40 for both 'Attitude to Learning' and 'Attainment' in the summer assessments. Great work everyone!


Black history is everyone's history. This month we are marking and adding extra events to the many already integrated within our curriculum, celebrating Black history. Read more


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Huge thanks to for the "So you want to be a game designer" talk today & to the for organising it. It was a pleasure to see engagement levels of pupils at as well as those at , &more

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Term Dates 2021-2022


Wednesday 1 September 2021


Thursday 2 September 2021

Autumn 1 term                 

Friday 3 September 2021


Friday 8 October 2021

Half Term              

Monday 18 October 2021 – Friday 29 October 2021

Autumn 2 term               

Monday 1 November 2021 – Friday 17 December 2021

Christmas Holiday

Monday 20 December 2021 – Friday 31 December 2021


Tuesday 4 January 2022 (plus Covid tests for SOME year groups - see below)

Spring 1 term                

Wednesday 5 January 2022 – Thursday 10 February 2022

Please see our letters to parents with full details of arrangements for Covid-19 tests and start of the Spring term for each year group.

  • Years 7-9 - Please click HERE to see our letter for parents.
  • Years 10-13 - Please click HERE to see our letter to parents.


Friday 11 February 2022

Half Term              

Monday 14 February 2022 – Friday 18 February 2022

Spring 2 term           

Monday 21 February 2022 – Friday 1 April 2022

Easter Holiday    

Monday 4 April 2022 – Friday 15 April 2022

Summer 1 term               

Tuesday 19 April 2022 – Friday 27 May 2022

Half Term              

Monday 30 May 2022 – Friday 3 June 2022

Summer 2 term            

Monday 6 June 2022 – Thursday 21 July 2022

Bank Holidays                   

27 December 2021

28 December 2021

3 January 2022

15 April 2022

18 April 2022

2 May 2022

2 June 2022

3 June 2022

29 August 2022