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14/01/21

School food really matters. Thanks to our staff and Met police officers for helping us provide 400 free breakfast bags for children this week. Each bag has two weeks’ of breakfasts. Bags went out on Tues and Weds this week. https://t.co/AwjlkJ492v

14/01/21

HBAED students... do you need more data to help you study? The government has launched a scheme which temporarily increases data allowances for some mobile phone users so that students can access remote education. Click here to find out more and apply https://t.co/jiLFD5e3HK

13/01/21

It's Wellbeing Wednesday so why not complete this full body yoga session today? https://t.co/VjNSsFO3BM. We've a different suggested wellbeing activity for every single day in January in our HBAED Wellbeing Calendar at https://t.co/6TLBvrc75w. Take a look!

13/01/21

Over 2,300 e-books are now available through your school Reading Cloud log in. Click https://t.co/8qjGxjnHyG to start reading. Username is your school email address (initial.surname.org.uk). Password is harrisboys (you can change this). https://t.co/PIVQI1Weye https://t.co/DygbXOxpXo

12/01/21

Thanks for getting in touch, Nicole. If you are having problems accessing the dashboard could you email info.org.uk please? You can mark it for attention of Ms George if you like. We'll then get you the help you need.

12/01/21

We want to boost our students’ vocabulary and Bedrock is one of the tools we use. Has your child logged on? Are they consistently working on Bedrock? How much progress have they made? See your parent dashboard for an insight. Let’s close the vocabulary gap together!

12/01/21

Our Health and Wellbeing Calendar has a suggested activity for every day in January, to help you look after your health and wellbeing. See what's on the calendar today at https://t.co/YjQOUyUVYe https://t.co/hpLWpd0vnz

12/01/21

Retweetd From Southwark Police

Southwark Safer Schools Officers assisted food bag packing event this afternoon, 370 students will receive two weeks’ worth of Breakfast Bags to assist during these challenging times, these will be collected tomorrow by the families https://t.co/8nrpiFao0V

11/01/21

This week's PE challenge is to complete a 5k run, jog or walk. Mr May has been out and running to set you some 5k times to try and beat, if you want to! But it doesn’t really matter how long it takes. Find out how to take part at https://t.co/hdRLfdWpbs https://t.co/Nu48VhQIek

07/01/21

Thank you to entrepreneur Mark Jenner, Founder of for his inspirational talk to our Yr 7 boys recently as part of their Active Citizens Enterprise Day. “It was great to to see the boys demonstrate such confidence," he said. Read more https://t.co/vZO9XrCo0H https://t.co/MpxuonVESO

05/01/21

We are pleased to announce that we are committed to achieving the Quality in Careers Standard in 2021. We aim to provide an outstanding programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance to address the career development needs of all our students https://t.co/eJZyq7RJf0

04/01/21

Getting this lovely message from a parent made a BIG difference to our day today🙂. https://t.co/W0iaNJNPFW

04/01/21

Covid testing in schools. To see our letter to parents about this national scheme, including the consent form, please visit https://t.co/3ymUT61MVM. Thank you.

31/12/20

Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements. Thank you as ever for your cooperation. https://t.co/dincMb7BT1

23/12/20

We are proud to present our Seasonal Showcase 2020 to show that, despite Covid, the arts at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich are thriving! Watch at https://t.co/qNmkKbaSbt https://t.co/K9XcI0uceD

15/12/20

HBAED staff wishing you festive cheer - watch here! https://t.co/0ZCdWJfh2h

15/12/20

Thanks for the opportunity and congratulations to the winners! https://t.co/TxtcU4nZS7

15/12/20

Prof Martin Marshall, Chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, took the time recently to speak to our Yr 9 & 10 aspiring medics. The boys really valued hearing him talk about the impact of a GP's work and his views on the Covid vaccine. https://t.co/b9kyhpOpqV https://t.co/oEkPCjCXFk

14/12/20

A nice message from a parent to start the week: "What a wonderful job the staff at Harris Boys' academy are doing. I commend you all for your tenacity and determination and most of all the intensity of the support provided to the boys during these challenging times."🙂

14/12/20

Denzel is just one of 25 Year 7 boys enjoying breakfast with the Principal this morning. A deserved reward for an excellent first term! https://t.co/fLfGttwFyf

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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. 

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


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 2021 and welcome students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

Visit our virtual open day, where you can also see a presentation from the Principal.

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 2021.  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 2021.


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 2021 (subject to confirmation). 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 29 March 2021 and appeals will be heard between 26th April and 28th May.

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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