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Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Fantastic to launch our Y7 LifeLong Readers programme today 📚 We used the amazing ‘Look Up’ to help the girls practice reading with expression & questioning when reading to their younger siblings 📖


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What a lovely end to the week at ! Our linguists have had a great afternoon. KS3 students have attended Culture Club, Year 10s have worked with their mentor from and Year 12 have explored “La Sombra del Viento” in their book club.


Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Bermondsey


Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

WOW! Class of 2029, now I feel old... 🙃 Want to find out more about , our HAB girls and ? Then sign up below 👇👇👇👇👇


We are hosting a Year 5 Open Event Webinar on Wed 23rd June, 5pm. It's a chance for our incoming Class of 2029 and their families to meet key HAB staff, and gain further information about making a successful transition. Register at


The next Big Big session is this Thursday 10th June, 2pm – 6pm. Fancy joining us to build a shed or fill a raised bed, and create our new Wellbeing Garden? Click here to to sign up! Hope to see you there!


This week our passport is all about getting organised - from sorting uniform (and ordering the correct size), to getting a Zip Card and using your HAB school planner. It's all waiting for our Year 6 soon-to-be HAB girls at


Today was the last day for our fabulous Year 11. We are so very of you all, and everything you have achieved together, and wish you all success for the future! See lots more pics from the day at


Retweetd From Children's Commissioner for England

The final week is upon us! ends on Friday... Have you or your child had your say yet? Don't miss out on a chance to get your voice heard... It only takes 10 minutes and could help make a real difference to children's and young people's lives!


See pics from our first Big Dig session (in 47mph winds and drizzle) at We're sure the weather will be better for the next two Big Digs!


We're making a Wellbeing Garden with the help of our staff, students, parents and former students! Could you help too? No experience needed! Sign up for the next Big Big sessions, 10th and 19th, June at


New HAB parents and carers... we are really looking forward to seeing you for our second ‘Class of 2028 Transition Webinar’, Tues 25th May, 5pm. Please sign up for the Zoom session, if you haven’t already registered


Hello Year 6 HAB girls! This week's passport looks at (wait for it...) ! Plus meet our fabulous school librarian, and find out why Rise Up is our Year 7 Motto. All at


We’ve been very impressed with how Year 6 girls who are joining us in September have been responding to our weekly challenges. See work by girls from , and at


Year 9 students and parents... visit our Key Stage 4 Options page for useful information and films to help you choose your options for Year 10. Don't forget, the deadline for choosing options is Friday 21st May! Details at


Sign up for our ‘Big Dig’ events (21st May, 10th June, 19th June) and help us build our Wellbeing Garden. First dig is this Friday! Visit here to sign up ➡️


Our Year 6 Passport this week looks at how to line up and school lunches too. Find out what you need to know for starting Year 7. Plus why is one of our core values? Visit


Aged 15-25? Here's a one-day online hackathon you can take part it, Sat 5th June. From the wonderful .


In Year 9 at Harris Academy Bermondsey? Our Key Stage 4 Options page has useful information and films to help students and their parents/carers choose options for Year 10. Visit


HAB girl Andrea Spendolini-Siriex secured GB's first medal of the European Aquatics Championships after taking silver in the mixed 10m Synchro, diving with Noah Williams. Watch Andrea's winning dives on the BBC. Huge congratulations, Andrea!

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Term Dates 2020-21

Autumn Term 1 2020

Thursday 3rd September to Friday 16th October

Friday 2nd October: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 19th October – Friday 23rd October

Reading Week: Monday 26th October – Friday 30th October

Autumn Term 2 2020

Monday 2nd November to Thursday 17th December 2020

Monday 2nd November: All girls and HAB6 to arrive at their normal times

Thursday 17th December: Last day of Autumn Term. Finish times: Year 7 (2pm), Year 8 (2.15pm), Year 9 (3.30pm), Year 10 (3.45pm), Year 11 (4pm).

Friday 18th December: Staff INSET Day

Christmas Break: Monday 21st December – Friday 1st January 2021

Spring Term 1 2021

Monday 4th January to Friday 12th February 2021

Monday 4th January: HAB6 Progress Day

Tuesday 5th January: See website announcements on home page for details of staggered starts.

Friday 12th February: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 15th February – Friday 19th February 2021

Spring Term 2 2021

Monday 22nd February to Wednesday 31st March 2021

Monday 22nd February: All girls and HAB6 to arrive at their normal times

Wednesday 31st March: Last day of Spring 2 Term (early closure for all girls and HAB6)

  • Year 7: 12.00pm
  • Year 8: 12.30pm
  • Year 9: 1.00pm
  • Year 10: 1.30pm
  • Year 11: 2.00pm
  • HAB6: from 12.00pm depending on whether they are in Period 4 lessons

Easter Break: Thursday 1st April – Friday 16th April 2021

Summer Term 1 2021

Monday 19th April to Friday 28th May 2021

Monday 19th April: All girls and HAB6 to arrive at their normal times

Monday 3rd May Bank Holiday: Academy closed to all girls & HAB6

Half Term Holiday: Monday 31st May –Friday 4th June 2021

Summer Term 2 2021

Monday 7th June to Friday 23rd July 2021

Monday 7th June: Year 11 –Year 13 arriving from 08.00 for an 08.25 start; Year 7 – 10 arriving at their normal times

Friday 25th June 2021: Year 11 Graduation – (early closure for all girls & HAB6 with 12pm finish)

Friday 23rd July: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)