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Excited to share that Chloe in year 10, won 2nd place in The Jack Petchey cartoon competition! “My artwork, titled "Be the Person Who You Want to Be," celebrates self-confidence and staying true to yourself. Never change for anyone else!” 💫#Art


Here at HAB, we proudly celebrate our students' achievements and positive behaviours! 👏 Our HABit Credits reward politeness, respect, compassion, and dedication. Students can redeem credits for books, stationery, and toiletries. Keep up the great work, HAB students! 🙌


Why is reading important to me? 📚Amina values the joy of reading as it enhances her skills. She will always choose books over screens.


Reader Leader students are working through their Racial Literacy booklet to explore various types of racism. They learn new terms and discuss scenarios to better identify interpersonal racism, internalized racism, colorism, microaggressions, and institutional racism. 📚


We are proud to be one of the 16 Southwark schools raising concerns about smartphone usage and its negative impact on students. Learn more 👇🏼


Year 7 & 8 students saw ‘Deadly Distraction’ by The Riot Act at HAB, sponsored by Southwark Council to promote road safety. 🚲 The Q&A session highlighted dangers of roadside distractions and peer pressure, promoting safe behavior on their home-to-school journey.


First steps towards bigger change in supporting the mental health and well-being of our students.


🎨 Y9 Art students had a blast at the Dulwich Picture Gallery! They explored masterpieces and created their own works of art. An unforgettable, inspiring day! 🖌️✨


Reader Leader 📚 is a peer mentoring project which sees older students read with younger students during tutor time. The scheme helps younger students to develop their reading skills and gives older students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills too.


WE'RE HIRING 🧬🧪Join our supportive Science Department as a Teacher of Physics and/or Chemistry! Teach Years 7-13, with a focus on specialisms at KS4/KS5. Enjoy dedicated PPA time, tailored CPD, and a collaborative environment. Apply now:




If you are interested in the terrible impact on children and families living long-term in unsuitable temporary accommodation, listen to this podcast - thank you to the parents who shared their stories


Year 9 were lucky enough to receive an assembly and take part in a workshop with award-winning author Dean Atta, whose poetry they are currently studying during their English lessons.


Year 5 or 6 open events 2024, find out how we can help your child and see for yourselves the difference that we could make to their future.Register here


Grateful to Alishea, our dedicated Year 11 careers adviser, whose unwavering presence every Thursday offers invaluable guidance, information, and counsel to our students as they navigate their future paths


Harris Academy, Bermondsey shines in SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2023!Exceptional Student Progress.#Ambition


Harris Academy, Bermondsey shines in SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2023! Exceptional Student Attainment.#Ambition



Congratulations to Cybella for winning 'standout soloist' at the Mundovision final! Her performance in languages other than English was outstanding and showcased her incredible talent as a professional performer. Well done! 🎶🌟

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Transition - Essential Information for Parents

Parents and carers - this section is just for you, and will provide you with useful tips and information to help you and your daughter make a successful transition to HAB.

Year 6 - timeline of transition actions

Please find below a timeline for successful transition as well as links to online forms and contacts.

March 2024

  • STEAM welcome evening, Thursday 7th March, 5pm-7pm
  • Acceptance of your place 15th March

April 2024

May 2024

  • Register for our Year 6 Enrichment Clubs
  • Welcome Evening, Wednesday 22nd May - an opportunity to meet the Principal & Senior Leaders
  • Engage your daughter with online HAB Transition Passports

June 2024

  • Sign up for our Year 6 Enrichment Clubs to get a taste of our extracurricular opportunities
  • Complete the Language Survey to let us know if your child would prefer to study French or Spanish
  • Make contact with SEND and/or Safeguarding teams via with any relevant information to support your daughter’s transition
  • Continue engaging your daughter with the HAB Transition Passport
  • Watch out for details of our HAB Transition Webinar for uniform/Free School Meals/ParentPay updates (details to follow).

July 2024

Keep checking our website and Twitter for any transition updates.

HABG 045Uniform for new students - how to order

HAB uniform is supplied by an online school outfitter, Stevensons. Please see our uniform page for details of how to order.

We also plan to hold a uniform sizing day over the summer and we'll have more information towards the end of the summer term. This is not a compulsory event, but we appreciate that some of you may value an opportunity to see the sizing of the uniform before placing an order.

September start dates

Once your daughter has had her Year 7 induction day in early September she will attend every day thereafter.

Support for girls

Our priority is always ensuring the physical and psychological safety of the children in our care, and of all members of our community. We want HAB to be safe and to feel safe for all.

If there is anything you wish to ask us, or to have our support with, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Please see the list of key contacts, also highlighted in the webinars, below:

Key HAB Forms