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29/03/21

Student home testing kits have been issued today for twice-weekly testing. It's vital that tests continue over the holiday and results are logged. Thank you. Details at https://t.co/ATB9O4RMxP https://t.co/Zt2zRPgoQH

26/03/21

21 boys from Year 10 voluntarily came in early for extra this morning. They’re not letting a lockdown slow their learning! Great effort from Mr Gayle and our boys. https://t.co/FHHnRqx5BT

25/03/21

Comments like this really make our day🙂 "Your parent communication is outstanding. You take time out of your busy days even if it’s just to say he’s doing well. This is of huge benefit. Thnk you all for your hard work and the support you’ve given my son." https://t.co/GhUIZXfABm

25/03/21

Thank you to everyone who attended our online event on Tues. And for the feedback! "As parents, your enthusiasm and the school's approach this week is really appreciated and it is encouraging that both the Yr 7 Head and Principal found time to participate." :-) https://t.co/zbRRnUBUG7

25/03/21

Retweetd From Strengthening Minds

Brilliant feedback from today’s session with the boys as part of our Positive Communication programme. Today we explored the meaning of success and the characteristics of successful people. Excellent behaviour, great conversation and fantastic learning. 💪 https://t.co/dqTnlWBtpB

24/03/21

Boys in Yrs 7-10 have sessions in class today, to tie in with World Awareness Week. We've put up posters around the school, to highlight and celebrate both the challenges and strengths that autism can bring. Find out more at https://t.co/nNtWS1ZA2E https://t.co/URIQjgn5rs

22/03/21

We're holding awareness events this week, to tie in with World Autism Awareness Week, and highlight and celebrate both the challenges and strengths that autism can bring. Find out what's happening https://t.co/TicIaM6GMS https://t.co/lku5RyRc3B

19/03/21

No better way of being global citizens than by having from all over the world to learn with. This week we received responses from Longman Memorial Prep School in The Gambia and our students couldn't believe they wrote back! https://t.co/zuh3wPgN2B

17/03/21

We're holding autism awareness events at our school in March to mark . Find out more about what's happening. https://t.co/ELSutU2Ny3

16/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich – https://t.co/bWpzHvMqyA

16/03/21

Students have been exploring how the world of work is evolving. In a survey they voted for the following as the top three skills they will need: creativity and problem solving; teamwork; and the ability to adapt and learn new skills. https://t.co/VIecQjNLb1

16/03/21

No problem, there's lot of detail about our careers programme on this page of our website https://t.co/MuacggGQHy

15/03/21

Hi there, during PHSE lessons we collated ideas on the key skills etc and then followed up with a Microsoft Forms questionnaire which students completed afterwards

15/03/21

For , our boys explored different options that they can pursue after finishing school. We did a quick survey and most students expect to go on to university (76%) and a growing proportion are considering an apprenticeship (24%). https://t.co/VIecQjNLb1 https://t.co/9CFderbLy1

15/03/21

Several of our boys were pictured in the last week in an article about students returning to school. It's been such a pleasure welcoming them back! https://t.co/3kils9W3Na

12/03/21

The March edition of our student periodical, The Whole Shebang, is out now. This issue is on the theme of - with articles and poems by students in Year 9. In partnership with . Download your copy at https://t.co/5GRvsFc7Pw https://t.co/6oxTKNIAv6

09/03/21

Student wellbeing will be on your minds this week with students returning to school. Click on the link below to read Bedrock's tips on supporting student wellbeing and learning at the same time. https://t.co/PB3eHPLto6

04/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich – https://t.co/SdjsOP6enH

04/03/21

Boys have been finding out about different universities through the university webinar series. Full details of future webinars at https://t.co/5SyeY2OYm1

04/03/21

For our boys are learning about virtual work experience opportunities through . https://t.co/5jGyPfYaAE

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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.


Admission arrangements for 2022-23

The Governing Body of Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich met on the 2nd February 2021 to review and consider the responses of the admissions consultation. After careful review the Governing Body has agreed to determine the admissions arrangements for 2022-23. The determined admission arrangements can be found below.

Determined Admissions Policy 2022-23

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)

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