🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:


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!


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."


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.


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!


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!


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


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!


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.


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!


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!


Ofsted have again found our academy to be 'Outstanding'. A huge thank you to our excellent team of staff who work tirelessly to provide our students with the very best learning opportunities. Thank you so much😃. Read more


Our Chess Club enjoy a friendly tournament with six keen players from . The event was held in the school library, where 15 players competed in a series of matches. Great sportsmanship and camaraderie. Watch out for a Chess Competition!


We were delighted to welcome our sponsor, Lord Harris, to Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich last week. It was inspirational for many of the students to meet Lord Harris and hear his passion and enthusiasm for our academy.


Sixth formers attend a PwC graduate scheme event for Black students recently, organised in collaboration with . The event catered to Black A-level students in years 12-13 aspiring to attend top-tier universities. Read more


Felix, Year 10, reports on our Student Council's visit to a Neurodiversity Conference hosted by Southwark Schools Learning Partnership . Read Felix's report at


Zain, Year 10, reports on his visit to the newly opened campus of the Access Creative College in Whitechapel, where students made an app, sang, learned about careers in gaming and graphic design and much more. . Full story


Students were blown away by the sound of a live orchestra during their visit to . They listened to Ravel, Stravinsky and Rossini and got the chance to meet the orchestra and ask lots of questions too. Fantastic! Lots more music news at


Year 12 and visited Queen Mary's University London for a day recently. They loved their day of lectures, with question and answer sessions, as well as a campus tour. A really insightful experience into what life at university is like.


Congratulations to our latest Bronze Badge award winners. You have to earn 175 Harris Points to receive your Bronze lapel badge. Pupils receive positive points for embodying HBAED values such as exemplary manners and consistent hard work. Well done boys!

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Year 11 Exam Preparation

This page is designed to help you prepare for your summer exams.

Our February half-term intervention sessions are planned with all exam subjects covered. All students have received an individual copy of their half-term sessions. Morning sessions start at 9am and afternoon sessions start at 12pm.

After half-term, our daily intervention sessions continue and Mock exams begin in week two - see the exam timetable.

We will also be running Easter intervention sessions, students and parents will be notified about these nearer the time.

Parents and carers, as we make the final push towards the summer exams, please encourage and support the attendance of your child to all extra sessions and let the school know if they cannot attend.

Independent study guide

Your subject teachers have put together our What – Where - How Revision Guide to support you with your independent study. This guide gives subject-specific advice on WHAT to revise, WHERE to find the resources and HOW to use them effectively.

Click HERE to access the What – Where - How Revision Guide.

Exam timetable

Click HERE to see the timetable for the Spring exams.

Exam 3Five independent study top tips

1. Plan your time and stay organised

  • Create a weekly schedule to allocate dedicated time for each subject
  • Break down tasks into manageable chunks to avoid feeling overwhelmed
  • Keep your study materials, notes, and resources well-organised
  • Use tools like folders, binders, or digital apps to manage your resources efficiently

2. Active learning and self-testing

  • Engage with your materials actively – take notes, ask questions, and discuss concepts with peers
  • Use flashcards, mind maps, or diagrams to reinforce understanding
  • Regularly quiz yourself on key topics to reinforce memory
  • Practice past exam papers under timed conditions to simulate exam settings

3. Minimize distractions

  • Find a quiet, dedicated study space to minimize interruptions
  • Turn off social media notifications and use apps like Forest to stay focused

Exam 14. Healthy breaks and balance

  •    Take short breaks to avoid burnout – go for a walk, stretch, or do a quick mindfulness exercise
  •    Stay hydrated and maintain a balanced diet for optimal brain function
  •    Ensure a balance between study, relaxation, and hobbies
  •    Prioritise self-care to maintain a healthy mind and body during this crucial year

5. Review and reflect

  •    Regularly review your notes and revise previous topics
  •    Reflect on your study methods – adjust and adapt based on what works best for you

Revision guides and tips

Our teachers have prepared some subject-by-subject revision resources which can be downloaded from the subjects pages (see the sections called 'Helpful resources'). Year 11 GCSE Revision Materials are available on MS Teams.

In addition, here are three presentations we've prepared that are very relevant to anyone revising too, so do check them out:

Download our Examination Command Words - words and phrases used in exams and other assessment tasks that tell students how they should answer the question.

To help you plan your revision we've also created a sample revision timetable to show what one might look like, and a blank revision timetable which you can download and complete.