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13/01/20

Active Science are our current Hub Champions and we've lit the school in their colours to celebrate! They are champs because of their success in our inter-hub sports competitions, and because their boys gained LOTS of Harris Points. Well done Active Science! https://t.co/rud8BdC1J6

20/12/19

Mr Groves is joined by Daniyal, Abdiwali, Abheek, Liyan, Tyla, Kabeer and Hamza for the final Principal's Breakfast of 2019. Happy holidays everyone, and thank you to all our amazing students, teachers and parents for their hard work this year. https://t.co/Aukoy24WVu

17/12/19

Election Result 2019 - active citizens in action. Find out our school election result from Dec 12 at https://t.co/pcBJJ5rX8N. "It's been really exciting." Jamie, Year 10 https://t.co/vLM0dBNdsR

27/11/19

Rayane has won our Recycled Art Competition, for this fantastic chair made from plastic bottles, lids and packaging. Our Student Council is taking the lead on improving recycling at the school, with further projects to come! https://t.co/eQOwjOlbrE

25/11/19

We were honoured to welcome Holocaust survivor Harry Olmer to the school last week. Mr Olmer (pictured with Daquan, Year 11) gave an incredibly emotional and thought-provoking testimony of his life. Thanks to for their support. https://t.co/ikqJW2naeF

22/11/19

Thanks to for visiting yesterday to talk to Year 10 about in publishing. “I found it really interesting to find out more about graphic design and would love to do this for my Year 10 Work Experience,” said Michael. Find out more: https://t.co/Ed9bI14TFV https://t.co/Oq3BnyO5Pb

22/11/19

“I definitely would love to come to Imperial College. The courses they have on offer and the university itself is very appealing”. Our trip there made a big impression on Syed and other students! Thanks to for welcoming us. https://t.co/BMrd3YTozT

22/11/19

Retweetd From HarperCollinsUK

We are out again for week. Today we are at talking to year ten students about the sorts of careers available in the world of publishing.

20/11/19

Big thank you to Chris Bradford, author of the series, for his recent visit to our school. Chris appeared dressed in a dramatic full-length black outfit complete with a genuine samurai sword. “He was awesome, probably the best author I’ve seen," said Hassan https://t.co/8gYXjhnOqj

16/11/19

On 21st November 2019, students will hear testimony from Holocaust survivor, Harry Olmer, in a visit organised with . It is a privilege for us to welcome Mr Olmer to our school and his testimony will remain a powerful reminder of the horrors so many experienced. https://t.co/FhZWizwJpr

16/11/19

Well done to boys who have already notched up 150+ Harris Points this term. Each one now has their very own bronze lapel badge to wear with pride. Well done everyone. Who will be the first to reach 250+ points and earn a silver badge?! https://t.co/H5u28l9IQl

11/11/19

Sebastian, Year 11, plays the Last Post during the two minutes' silence our boys observed this morning for https://t.co/5RSeG8WTac

11/11/19

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is this Thursday 14 November, 5-6.30pm. Come along to meet our students and staff and learn more about our Sixth Form. We look forward to welcoming you.

08/11/19

Mr Ingham, Roman, Jamie, Amara, David and whole of HBAED wish best of luck tonight! https://t.co/xsZwE1ffyN

04/11/19

Harris Dulwich Boys and are in the top 20 schools in the UK, according to the Fair Secondary School Index – a new way of measuring students’ progress which aims to take their backgrounds into account. Find out more https://t.co/GNXzD86QWr https://t.co/XHiDnst9xc

04/11/19

We are proud to be on the UK Social Mobility Awards roll of honour 2019 - for our vision that 'background should not determine outcome'. There are only 98 organisations in the UK on the roll so huge congrats to our staff and students. https://t.co/gYezZ0jMd7 https://t.co/JQERJrX0eO

01/11/19

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

We’re hiring! 😊 Aged 16-21? Live or go to school or college in ? Want to make a difference in your local community? Apply to join our team! Check out the flyer for details. Thank you 😊 https://t.co/bdSZB4eOWj

07/10/19

Aaron, Matteo, Nedas, Aaron, Bayo, Sviat, Gean-Carlos, Ali and Tayo enjoy breakfast with Mr Brett. Every Fri, students are nominated by tutors for 'doing the right thing' that week and get a free breakfast, gift voucher and certificate (and their picture here!). https://t.co/M9meGMtYaz

03/10/19

...I liked the focus on ‘Truth’ in the library. Expectations of behaviour are clear and management of it seems very proactive. It’s fantastic to have a former pupil back teaching in the school. Congratulations on all of this."

03/10/19

Nice comment after our open morning :-) "Our tour guide led well and showed us everything we could possibly want to see. We met enthusiastic teachers and engaged pupils. My son was amazed at how clean and tidy the buildings looked...

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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. 


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: Irene Morton


Year 7 admissions

Harris Boys’ Academy, East Dulwich will admit 150 students each year. We have 150 places in Year 7 in September 2020 and welcome students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

Our open events for admissions in September 2020 took place on Thursday 26 September 2019 between 17:00 and 19:00 and Drop In Sessions on Monday 30 September 2019Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 October 2019 between 08:40 and 10:30.

Download the principal's presentation from our 2019 open evening/mornings.

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 2020.  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 2020.


Admissions test

Where parents/carers name Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich on the Common Application Form, their child/ward will be invited to sit our admissions test. We will write to all parents/carers with the exact time approximately one week before the testing day. If you have named more than one Harris Academy on the Common Application Form you will only need to sit the test ONCE and will be notified as to which Academy will be contacting you with details of your son's/ward's appointment. The date for Admissions Testing is Friday 13 December 2019.


Supplementary information form

If you require a concession in the admission test (for example for SEN or Medical Needs), you must complete the Supplementary Information Form (downloadable from the bottom of the page) and return it directly to the Academy along with medical or professional evidence and proof of residence by 31 October 2019

Please note that completion of a Supplementary Information Form for Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich does not constitute an application to the Academy. You must complete the Local Authority Common Application Form as well.


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.  The Key Information from our Transition Event can be found at the bottom of this page.

In line with the other schools in Southwark we will hold a Taster Day for New Students in July 2020 (date to be confirmed). The programme for the day will include a range of activities to reflect some of the subjects your son/ward will study at Harris Boys’ Academy, East Dulwich. Further details will be sent to parents/carers nearer the time.

 


Admissions Form Booklet & Family Pack

The Admissions Form Booklet (downloadable from the bottom of the page) should be completed and returned to the academy following the offer of a place at the academy.  You will have been sent this in the post and given a specific appointment to come into the academy and verify your identity and that of your son/ward. The Family Pack can also be downloaded below.


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 Mrs Irene Morton, Harris Boys’ Academy, East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, London SE22 0AT.  The closing date for appeals for Primary to Secondary transfer is 30 March 2020 and appeals will be heard in May/June 2020.

The appeals will be heard in private 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 in person, and you may bring a friend

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.

On receiving your application form, your son will be invited for an assessment test. This test is used solely for the purpose of assessing your child’s current level of ability in order to be able to best place the vacant position like for like.

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.          We  would not be able to give the exact position or number of your child if it is Primary to Secondary Transfer until after the start of the September Term. 

Q.        Will I be informed about my child’s test results?

A.         Test results are not given out as it is not a pass or fail test, it is a test to place applicants into the correct ability band.  Applicants are chosen from every ability band, but each selection will be made from the ability band that has become available in the Academy.

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.

 

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