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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!


We are thrilled to announce that our student, Sebastian, has emerged as the winner in the Southwark Regional Final of Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge. A compelling and persuasive performance indeed!


Our Art Prefects have had their second workshop with ceramicist Marie Tricaud. Students fired their ceramics in the kiln and applied coloured glaze. We experimented with colour and different painting techniques, finishing with beautiful results


Younes, Lawrence, Artur and Chowdhury competed in the Year 7 Spelling Bee earlier this week, taking on challenging words such as onomatopoeia, armageddon, connoisseur, fluorescent, leprechaun, garrulous and haemorrhage. A superb effort from our team!


Urban Plan delivered a great urban development workshop today. Year 10 students were split into five 'development companies' and had to show industry professionals why their team should gain the opportunity to develop a new town centre.


On Friday we held a special rewards breakfast for all the boys who helped with our Winter Showcase music concert at the end of last term.It was the largest amount of students we have had in one concert, so well done everyone. Our next event is Bugsy Malone in March!


Our debating team made waves at the recent competition held at Sydenham High. Twelve of our best debaters rose to the occasion, demonstrating their eloquence and critical thinking. Judges praised their poise and respectful engagement with their opponents. Well done boys!


Ofsted have again found our academy to be 'Outstanding'. A huge thank you to our excellent team of staff who work tirelessly to provide our students with the very best learning opportunities. Thank you so much😃. Read more


Our Chess Club enjoy a friendly tournament with six keen players from . The event was held in the school library, where 15 players competed in a series of matches. Great sportsmanship and camaraderie. Watch out for a Chess Competition!


We were delighted to welcome our sponsor, Lord Harris, to Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich last week. It was inspirational for many of the students to meet Lord Harris and hear his passion and enthusiasm for our academy.


Sixth formers attend a PwC graduate scheme event for Black students recently, organised in collaboration with . The event catered to Black A-level students in years 12-13 aspiring to attend top-tier universities. Read more

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Year 13 Exam Preparation

This page is designed to help our Year 13 students to prepare for the summer exams. We hope you find it helpful. 

Easter revision guidance

We would recommend that students take the following steps for a planned and purposeful Easter. We spoke to your child/ward about these steps during the final week of term but if you can re-enforce the message it would be greatly appreciated.
  1. Use a Revision Planning Website such as
  2. Plan to work a minimum of four hours focused revision per day (ideally two hours per examination subject)
  3. Maintain good eating, sleeping and exercise habits
  4. Follow our guide to successful revision (students received an assembly on this)
  5. Reach out and speak to someone if you are finding revision difficult it is affecting your mental health
CLICK HERE to download our recent assembly on how to create a revision plan and how to develop a good revision technique.

Exam 3Five independent study top tips

1. Plan your time and stay organised

  • Create a weekly schedule to allocate dedicated time for each subject
  • Break down tasks into manageable chunks to avoid feeling overwhelmed
  • Keep your study materials, notes, and resources well-organised
  • Use tools like folders, binders, or digital apps to manage your resources efficiently

2. Active learning and self-testing

  • Engage with your materials actively – take notes, ask questions, and discuss concepts with peers
  • Use flashcards, mind maps, or diagrams to reinforce understanding
  • Regularly quiz yourself on key topics to reinforce memory
  • Practice past exam papers under timed conditions to simulate exam settings

3. Minimize distractions

  • Find a quiet, dedicated study space to minimize interruptions
  • Turn off social media notifications and use apps like Forest to stay focused

Exam 14. Healthy breaks and balance

  •    Take short breaks to avoid burnout – go for a walk, stretch, or do a quick mindfulness exercise
  •    Stay hydrated and maintain a balanced diet for optimal brain function
  •    Ensure a balance between study, relaxation, and hobbies
  •    Prioritise self-care to maintain a healthy mind and body during this crucial year

5. Review and reflect

  •    Regularly review your notes and revise previous topics
  •    Reflect on your study methods – adjust and adapt based on what works best for you

Revision guides and tips

Year 13 revision materials are available on MS Teams for all subjects.

Included below are some presentations we've prepared that are very relevant to anyone revising too, so do check them out:

To help you plan your revision we've also created a sample revision timetable to show what one might look like, and a blank revision timetable which you can download and complete.