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23/05/24

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 https://t.co/xnEkgtfYj5 pic.twitter.com/NTHnNajSD4

23/05/24

See our latest science experment with our Science Technician, Dr. Rudolf Van Koningsveld. This one is on convection... https://t.co/boc1XYMjJt

12/05/24

Harris Dulwich Boys is pleased to announce a partnership with in support of their State School Sixth Form Cricket Programme. Details https://t.co/pLEr6OKPi1

30/04/24

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. https://t.co/dixREUEioo

22/03/24

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.

18/03/24

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! pic.twitter.com/v7kYxDhU4E

18/03/24

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. pic.twitter.com/eAc3eRjgae

18/03/24

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 pic.twitter.com/vfyD3TDyLS

21/02/24

🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:https://t.co/cXhlAIPOFJ

21/02/24

🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:https://t.co/cXhlAIPOFJ

21/02/24

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! https://t.co/UMwA7yMjcG

20/02/24

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." pic.twitter.com/y6KPjVpk7K

15/02/24

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. https://t.co/Frz4TrGe5f pic.twitter.com/S27e95IBt4

13/02/24

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! pic.twitter.com/mfp6r7W1xP

13/02/24

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! https://t.co/iJGSNARJai pic.twitter.com/lrwpFhyoyL

06/02/24

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 https://t.co/UyUjtBhnU3 pic.twitter.com/hALsSeg85L

01/02/24

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! pic.twitter.com/f3onldp091

29/01/24

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. https://t.co/DyBJtLqfuN pic.twitter.com/mT1G2GLMOO

29/01/24

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! pic.twitter.com/QmVbi8qwuT

25/01/24

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! pic.twitter.com/UIXm2Ec43h

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich admissions information page. Please look at our news page for details of our open evenings for prospective parents, carers and students.

Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from the bottom of the page. Our published admission number (PAN) for each year group is: Year 7 - 150; Year 8 - 150; Year 9 - 150; Year 10 - 150; Year 11- 150; Year 12 - 20 external candidates.

Applications for Year 7 places should be made online at https://www.southwark.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/secondary-admissions/applying-for-a-secondary-school-place


Open Evening and Drop-In Mornings 2024

We are delighted to welcome you to our Open Evening and Open Mornings for 2024.

Our Open Evening will take place on Thursday 26th September 2024 from 5pm-7pm.

In addition we also have drop-in mornings from 8.40-10.30am on the dates below:

  • Monday 30th September 2024
  • Tuesday 1st October 2024
  • Wednesday 2nd October 2024

Visit our Open Events 2024 page, where you can take a school tour, meet the principal, find out more about our approach to learning, and discover why we have consistently been in the top 5% nationally for Student Progress for the past seven years.

The school’s work to develop pupils’ character is exceptional." Ofsted


Academy admissions contact details

Telephone: 020 8299 5300
Email: info@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk
Address: Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, East Dulwich, London SE22 0AT
Admissions officer: Karen Forero


Year 7 admissions

Harris Boys’ Academy, East Dulwich will admit 150 students each year. We have 150 places in Year 7 in September 2024 and welcome students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

Applications for places will be made in accordance with local authority admission arrangements and will be made on the Common Application Form provided and administered by the local authority. The Academy will work to the common admissions timetable agreed by Southwark Council Applications for September 2024.  Admissions must be made via Southwark Council only and not directly to Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich.

The Local Authority notifies parents about successful applications to Secondary School on 1 March 2024.

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Download a pdf of our prospectus


Year 6 transition (including Taster Day)

The transition from primary to secondary school is a big step. There's more about how we make the transition as smooth as possible in our Key Stage 3 curriculum page.

We are excited and looking forward to having your sons join our Outstanding Academy from September for a wonderful,  exciting and rewarding journey. We are a caring community building future leaders where everyone succeeds and achieve their potential regardless of background or any personal characteristics. 

The Year 6 Taster Day for those students who will be joining us in September 2024 will held on Wednesday 3 July 2024. There will also be a pop-up uniform shop at the academy selling school uniform on Monday 8th July 2024, 4-6pm.

If you have any questions, please email us at transition@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk.


Admissions Form Booklet 

The Admissions Form Booklet https://forms.office.com/e/KnzLiwryga should only be completed online following the offer of a place at the academy.  This is not an application form.


Appeals

Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision should complete an appeal form stating the reason for the appeal based on the published admissions criteria.

The appeal form and guidance notes for appeals can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.

Completed forms should be sent to: The Clerk to the Appeal Panel, c/o Ms Karen Forero, Harris Boys’ Academy, East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, London SE22 0AT.  The closing date for appeals for Primary to Secondary transfer is Monday 15th April 2024 at 4pm. Appeals will be heard in April and May.

The appeals will be heard over Zoom by an Independent Appeal Panel.

  • Appeals may be made in English or the parents’/carers’ first language.
  • Only one appeal per application is allowed.
  • Appeals are conducted over Zoom and you may have a friend with you in the call.

Southwark in-year applications

‍If your child is currently attending a Southwark school, and you are looking for a place with us, please complete and submit the Southwark Council’s in-year application form downloadable from the bottom of this page.


In-year applications

Please  download our in-year application form from the bottom of the page. The Academy coordinates in-year admissions for students wishing to join the Academy mid-year. Parents/guardians should apply directly to the Academy.

If there are no vacant positions available your child will be placed on the waiting list in accordance with the oversubscription criteria found in the admissions policy. Please refer to the notes on the Application form before completing.

Please note giving false or deliberately misleading information on this form and/or supporting information may render the application invalid, or lead to any offer made being withdrawn.

Parents/Carers will have the right of appeal to an Independent Appeal Panel if they are dissatisfied with an admission decision of the Academy. The Appeal Panel will be independent of the Academy. The arrangements for Appeals will be in line with the Code on School Admission Appeals published by the Department for Education. The determination of the appeal panel will be made in accordance with the Code on School Admission Appeals and is binding on all parties. The Academy will prepare guidance for parents/carers about how the appeals process will work and provide parents/carers with a named contact who can answer any enquiries parents/carers may have about the process.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q.        Will my child be added to your waiting list if he is not immediately successful?

A.         Yes, if your application is not immediately successful, your child will be placed on the waiting list in accordance with the oversubscription criteria found in the admissions policy.

Q.        Will I be able to find out where my child is on the waiting list?

A.         You can find out where you are on our waiting list for transfer to year 7 by                       contacting your Local Authority Admissions Team.


Department for Education performance tables

For the Department for Education schools performance tables please follow this link:

http://www.education.gov.uk/cgi-bin/schools/performance/school.pl?urn=135816


Sixth Form admissions

The Academy operates a sixth form for 200 students. Admissions are co-ordinated by the Harris Federation. For further details, including how to apply visit www.harrissixthform.org.uk. Sixth Form entry requirements can also be downloaded below.


Admission arrangements for 2024-25

The Governing Body of Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich has agreed to determine the admissions arrangements for 2024-25. The determined admission arrangements can be found below.

Determined Social and/or Medical Needs Form 

Determined Harris Sixth Form Entry Requirements

Determined In-Year Application Form

Determined Request for Admission Outside of Normal Age Group

Determined Request for Admission Outside of Normal Age Group (Sixth Form)

Determined Sixth Form Admissions Application (External Candidates)