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Delighted to welcome and his team into our academy this week to film for his latest book. Inspiring our students to develop their reading further.


It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our Science Technician, Rudolf Van Koningsveld, has been awarded The Registered Science Technician Award (RSciTech), a registered mark recognising excellence for technicians working in science education!


Year 11 students dazzled the examiner with their recent GCSE Component 2 performances, worth 20% of their overall grade.Performing two gripping extracts from 'Starlight Express', the students showcased months of hard work and dedication, leaving the examiner in awe.


Principal's Breakfast on Friday celebrated ten students nominated for 'doing the right thing all the time' this week by their teachers. Each week the winners receive a free breakfast, gift voucher and certificate


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


🎉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

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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 - Curriculum 
Mr Harry Ingham Vice Principal - Behaviour & Safeguarding
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
Mr Lachlan Rhodes Art Technician
Ms Natalya Lashgari-Estrella Teacher of Drama
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 Acting Director of Humanities
Mr Robin Sedgwick Pastoral Director  / Subject Lead Geography
Ms Ediri Koloko Deputy Director of Humanities
Mr Joe Barnes Subject Lead 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 Associate Assistant Principal (Quadrant Business)
Ms Charlotte Tweedale Deputy Director of BDICT
Ms Anja Morais Teacher of Business & ICT
Mr Aldin James Strand Leader for 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  Garfield Gray 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 
Ms Aisha Bojang Teacher of Science / Pastoral Strand Leader for 6th Form
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 Carol Myers HLTA
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
Mrs Shelley Zagbe Reprographics Manager
Miss Beatrice Hall Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Mss Sharon Rogers 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