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!


Felix, Year 10, has been nominated for the BAFTA Young Game Designers award after teaching himself new programming skills from tutorials on YouTube. Read full story at


Harris Dulwich Boys welcomed five schools from across Southwark to compete in the annual KS3 basketball Olympic-style 3 vs 3 tournament. Our Yr 8 students represented the school with great pride. Congrats to St Thomas the Apostle College for winning the event!


Former student Alfie talks about his early STEM career at . "My key responsibilities are procuring and raising infrastructure orders for the contractors who work for Network Rail, but I'm learning about all aspects of planning." Find out more:


Surely day 2 of can’t be even better? Wrong! Gulfoss.


Photos of our students enjoying the stunning landscapes of Iceland on day two of our Geography field trip. The day finished with a visit to the spectacular Seljalandsfoss Waterfall where the boys were able to walk behind the waterfall. More pics at


This Summer, eight students embarked on a four-week expedition to Kenya with , working on community projects such as building a school and beach conservation. Read Caleb and Stanley's diary at


Students Anishan and Adam fly a Cessna 152 as part of a ten-month training programme with Fantasy Wings. Each year we work with Fantasy Wings to enable three students to learn more about careers in aviation and experience flying. More


Our GCSE Drama students loved their visit to to see 'Red Pitch' by Tyrell Williams. "Seeing how a play can use such a unique stage setup to tell a compelling story was truly inspiring." More at


Surrey County Cricket Club is encouraging students applying for sixth form studies in September 2024 to apply for the Club’s new Sixth Form State School Cricket Programme. Details at


Our Gardening Club has had a bumper crop of tomatoes and peppers. A  special shout-out to Dominic, Year 9, for helping with the harvest!


Visit our academy and meet our staff and teachers. Open Evening, Thursday 28th September, 5pm-7pm. Drop-in mornings from 8.45-10.30am on Mon 2nd Oct, Tues 3rd Oct and Weds 4th Oct. We look forward to welcoming you. Details at


We are pleased to announce that all students can now get a free bowl of porridge from 7.30 am to 8am. Available free from our canteen!


“I am so proud of our students for what they have achieved in their GCSE results. They are so resilient and really deserve the success. Thank you to everyone involved in the Academy - staff, parents and, of course, our fantastic students." Chris Brett, Head of Academy.


Students at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich are celebrating an incredible set of GCSE results this year. The students have achieved great outcomes and have surpassed the last standardised results of 2019 in their attainment and progress. Full story


First Silver DofE groups finish at Birling Gap in the South Downs National Park and venture onto the beach!

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Mr Peter Groves Executive Principal
Mr Chris Brett Principal 
Mrs Karen Forero PA to the Principal
Ms Carla Price Vice Principal 
Mr Harry Ingham Vice Principal
Mr Martin Pugh Assistant Principal 
Mr James Allison Assistant Principal
Mrs Omobonike Ayodele Assistant Principal KS4 
Mr David Stow Assistant Principal KS3
Mrs  Lareice Okai Assistant Principal T&L 
Mr Michael Chan Assistant Principal (Post 16) 
Mr Andrew Le Innovation Leader for Science
Mr Ben Hodgson Innovation Leader for Science
Mr  Khasruz Zaman Innovation Leader for Careers
Miss Chloe Dixon Innovation Leader for English
Ms Catherine Bee Director of Creative Arts
Mr Joseph  Murray Subject Lead for Art
Ms  Charlotte Bateson Director of English
Ms  Victoria Pitt Deputy Director of English
Mr Marc Clerkin Deputy Director of English
Miss Georgina Cunningham Deputy Director of English
Miss Kristine Tsiknaki Teacher of English
Mr Michael O'Brien Teacher of English
Mr Richard Exley Teacher of English 
Ms Tracey Given Trainee Teacher of English
Ms Janice Baawa Director of Humanities
Mr Robin Sedgwick Pastoral Director  / Subject Lead Geography
Ms Ediri Koloko Deputy Director of Humanities
Mr Joe Barnes Strand Leader for History  
Mr Joshua Bradley Teacher of History
Mr  Darren Downs Teacher of Geography
Mr Ricardo Richards Teacher of Geography
Mr Conor Handley Teacher of History 
Ms Gema De Cos Sierra Director of MFL
Ms Tamsin Rilstone Strand Leader for MFL  
Mr Rory Toland Teacher of Spanish 
Mr Nana Agyeman Director of BDICT
Ms Charlotte Tweedale Deputy Director of BDICT
Ms Anja Morais Teacher of Business & ICT
Mr Aldin James Teacher of Computer Science
Mr Christopher Richards Teacher of Computer Science 
Ms Leila Coulibaly Strand Leader for DT
Mr Ian Christie Teacher of DT 
Mrs Papoula Pishehvaran DT Technician
Mr  Karl Grant Director of Mathematics 
Mr Howard  Gayle Deputy Director of Mathematics 
Mrs Sarah-Jane Smith Strand Leader for Mathematics
Ms Trisan Barrett Strand Leader for Mathematics
Mr Lanando Vanhorne Teacher of Mathematics
Mrs Diana-Lee Allen Teacher of Mathematics
Mr Myles Cunningham Teacher of Mathematics
Mr Sajid Jalal Trainee Teacher of Mathematics
Mr Thomas Belcher Director of Sports
Mr Greg Cooper Pastoral Director  / Teacher of PE
Mr Mark Weir Strand Leader  PE 
Mr Jonny Humphreys Teacher of PE
Mr Lloyd Edwards Teacher of PE
Mr Richard Cassells Teacher of PE
Ms Sarah O'Connor Director of Science s.o'
Mr Randy Russell Deputy Director of Science
Ms Shanell James-McGhie Strand Leader for Science 
Mr Charles Powell Teacher of Science 
Miss Annie-Maude Jenkins Teacher of Science
Ms Aisha Bojang Teacher of Science
Mr Mahedy Hasan Trainee Teacher of Physics
Mr Dylan Jenkins Trainee Teacher of Physics
Miss Lilian Elabor Snr. Science Technician
Dr Rudolf Van Koningsveld Science Technician
Ms Katherine Price SENCO 
Ms Emma Hunt Assoc. SENCO 
Ms Debra Viller Student Counsellor
Ms Hannah Canto Teaching Assistant
Ms Veronika Jakabfi DSEN Co-ordinator
Mrs Jennifer Kirby  HR Manager / Clerk to Governors
Mr Aminur Rahman Data & Services Manager
Mrs Christine St Ange EWO & Courts Officer/ Attendance Lead /DDSL
Ms Patricia Smith Learning Resources Manager / Librarian
Mr Andre Dyce Behaviour for Learning Leader Yr 9
Mr Abraham Richard-Tagoe Behaviour for Learning Leader Yr 7
Ms Kytisha May Behaviour for Learning Leader Yr 8
Ms Yvonne Banton-Anibaba Student Attendance Officer
Mrs Carol Butler Receptionist for Student Services
Ms Shakira Palmer Sixth Form Manager
Mrs Monica Armstrong HR Administrator
Ms Yolanda Welch Finance Officer
Mrs Runa Parveen Data Manager/ Exams Officer
Mr Shahin Roni IT Technician
Mrs Shelley Zagbe Reprographics Manager
Miss Beatrice Hall Receptionist/Admin Assistant  
Mr Peter Butterworth Premises Manager
Mr Chris Garrard Premises Assistant
Mr Wieslaw Szapowal Premises Assistant
PC Marcus Kudliskis Safer Schools Police Officer