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02/04/20

Diego, Student Principal, has written a message for all our students. "Use this time to become independent learners." Read Diego's message in full at https://t.co/0dCgLfIfn9 https://t.co/45x1hYol9Z

02/04/20

Retweetd From Jack Petchey Fdn

Read our special edition newsletter packed with resources for young people, those who work with young people and parents. You can even find out how to send a message to Sir Jack!: https://t.co/FJGOHESPiP https://t.co/isbA8MBL5o

02/04/20

Retweetd From BookTrust

Have you checked out our pages yet? You'll find: 📚 Online storybooks 📚 Games and quizzes 📚 Competitions 📚 How to draw videos 📚 Rhymes 📚 Downloadable activities 📚 Recipes Basically, SO much booky goodness! Head this way: https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr https://t.co/QcE6QfOomb

02/04/20

To help you get the support you need and stay safe at home, including online, we've prepare this presentation for our boys and parents - Staying Safe at Home/Staying Safe Online. https://t.co/PPAtybEvdU https://t.co/CzV1YloxqU

02/04/20

Ms Mead's '. "This interview with R.J. Palacio is about her inspiration for writing her book, 'Wonder'. Developing empathy by putting yourself in another person's place is one of the most important experiences of reading." Have a read... https://t.co/cNkOmftrjY https://t.co/cKVrABZtHz

01/04/20

We're looking forward to it and spreading the word to our students!

01/04/20

Retweetd From Chris Bradford

Join me, Chris Bradford, author of the Young Samurai and Bodyguard series for a virtual author visit like no other on Friday 10th April 2020 at 10am GMT! https://t.co/r20UubxZwF

31/03/20

Am making enquiries, Ian. Will be in touch asap when there's definitive news.

31/03/20

Each day we're suggesting a new 'Read of the Day' at https://t.co/9PDvamxBkN. Let us know if you have any suggestions of books or authors to feature.

31/03/20

Read of the Day. Boy 87, a novel by Ele Fountain, makes us think what staying at home means when you don't have a fixed home or are having to leave the one you have known all your life and start again. https://t.co/HophKRhB83

31/03/20

Mr Miller of our PE Department has a press up challenge for you. Have a look and have a go! https://t.co/9dFEd9A9vL

30/03/20

Win a FREE book delivered to your door. This week's competition: "Write a diary entry for one day this week and tell us what you are up to." Remember, great diaries are a record of what you did, felt and thought. Find out how to enter at https://t.co/FewyibNUx9. Good luck! https://t.co/PwzGmNSNaT

27/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Peckham

Really useful advice for our students. Please take a read. https://t.co/FAaM8mFNgm

27/03/20

HBAED today donated 155 pairs of safety googles (normally used by our Science and DT department) to the NHS to help prevent their staff contracting COVID-19. Lewisham NHS put out a call to local schools who might have spare googles, and we are proud to help https://t.co/x2sfRPuHc0

26/03/20

Download and complete our new and updated 'At Home Activity Passport', designed for any student in Years 7-11. 20 activities to complete, to win Harris Points! Download yours at https://t.co/rvUkES7ALn https://t.co/MpXKluw1q3

23/03/20

Retweetd From Southwark Libraries

No need for children to run out of books while stuck at home. Join Southwark Libraries for free eBooks and audiobooks. Take a look at some kids' titles here 👉 https://t.co/Wdhs8DmmyZ Our temporary online membership now lasts 3 months. Join us today 👉 https://t.co/1zqLzCeJkJ. https://t.co/ZZ89RnULlx

23/03/20

Win a FREE book of your choice delivered to your door with the first of our school's weekly reading competitions. Which book would you recommend as the best to read when you are staying in, and why? Find out how to enter at https://t.co/FewyibNUx9 https://t.co/bYsylolTMR

23/03/20

Retweetd From HarrisDulwichGirls

Please heed this advice. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. https://t.co/o19Ar5CYHj

22/03/20

Retweetd From Jasmine Ali

Please see and circulate this timely advice that we at have issued ー19 https://t.co/7KPfO9qOty

22/03/20

Retweetd From The Body Coach

😀 PE WITH JOE starting Monday morning at 9am on my YOUTUBE channel: The Body Coach TV 📺 Please please share this with as many people as you can ❤️ Our kids need this more than ever. Share it on your stories, your wall, your Twitter, whatsapp and school newsletters ❤️ https://t.co/ioFGeFRpuK

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Parent Voice

Would you like to support the academy and have your say in how it is run? Then why not get involved in Parent Voice, the parents’ forum for Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich. Contact Parent Voice at voice@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk. The next meetings  of the Parent Voice are:

  • Wednesday 29 January 2020 at 18:30
  • Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 18:30
  • Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 18:30
  • Wednesday 1 July 2020 at 18:30

Download our parent survey results 2019-20

Download our parents survey results 2018-19

Download our parents survey results 2017-18

Download our parent survey results 2016-17

Download our parent survey results 2015-16


Parent Voice is entirely parent-led and meets regularly with senior staff from the Academy to discuss issues relating to student welfare, the curriculum, or the academy’s future development. It’s a chance for parents to have a dialogue with senior Academy staff, to ask questions and raise concerns.

Parents set the agenda for the meeting, with senior staff being asked to attend to provide information and respond to comments. Parent governors also attend, along with PC Marcus Kudliskis, Safer Schools Police Officer.

The forum does not discuss issues relating to individual children or teachers, which can be raised through other channels. Rather, the forum looks at school-wide issues that affect all students and are therefore relevant to all parents.


Topics discussed

Topics discussed in recent meetings include:

Lunch time arrangements
Staff and parents were concerned that children were not having long enough to eat their lunch, and the arrangements were changed as a result.

The library
Parents wanted to know how the school was encouraging boys to become more engaged in reading and how parents could support this.

E-safety
How does the academy promote safety online, and what advice can the school provide for parents?

Home study and exam preparation skills
How is the Academy approaching this and what do parents need to do?

Transition arrangements
What is the Academy doing to help students make the transition to sixth for

Social events
Parent Voice also organises social events and supports other events organised by the Academy to help the school become a valued member of the local community. If you would like to get involved in organising social events we’d love to hear from you.


Questionnaire

Parents were asked to complete a short questionnaire at recent Parent's Evenings, the results of which are below

Question

Percentage who agreed/strongly agree

My child feels safe at this Academy

100%

My child is making good progress at this Academy

97%

This Academy ensures my child is well looked after.

96%

My child is taught well at school

100%

There is a good standard of behaviour at this Academy

98%

This Academy deals with any cases of bullying effectively (Bullying includes persistent name calling, cyber, racist and homophobic bullying)

89%


If you would like to attend a Parent Voice meeting please read the Parent Voice Code of Conduct. Please remember Parent Voice is a general discussion forum and not a forum for the discussion of individuals students or events. Thank you.