Download our FREE smartphone app today!

Get the app



Retweetd From Bobby Miltiadous

Well done to all girls, enjoyed taking them through the programme 🥇👏🏼🥊


Year 10 students have had six weeks of non-contact sessions delivered by a GB boxing coach during lessons. All 27 students passed their assessment today achieving the Preliminary Award. Well done girls!


HAB Rowers take to the water... "The instructors were very helpful and they taught us how to be more patient and resilient. We felt that this opportunity helped develop our as well as our skills." HAB Breaking Barriers Rowing Team


Retweetd From Jenny Cooper

begin their first session with , "feeling much more confident around water now!"


Retweetd From Allies and Morrison

Our latest studio exhibition ‘Into the Wild’ opens this Friday 18th May featuring works from students at and , in collaboration with :


These and other photographs by our girls are on display at in until Saturday. Thanks to everyone for making this great event possible. We're really of you all! Full story at


Retweetd From Jennifer Crouch

Really proud of year 10 art! their exhibition is open all well! Go go go! It's at


Thank you Nadia, and to everyone at PwC for the great workshop yesterday. Our girls really enjoyed it!


Retweetd From Nadia Abena Mensah

Had an amazing time speaking on employability skills with the team at yesterday for . The students were an absolute pleasure to work with!


Retweetd From Geogra-FREE

Amazing photos from Year 10 girls at . So impressed and inspired by their ability to express the muses behind peices.


Retweetd From HAB FEMSOC

Members of HabFemSoc selling merch on Friday


Retweetd From Leonora Saunders

And the tuck shop is now open for business... following on from the phenomenal supperclub the race is on to reach £1000, all proceeds to working to stop domestic abuse and make families safe.


Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Fantastic to be one of the 12 London Schools participating in City Hall City Pitch today!


Retweetd From HABSTEM

Year7 are working hard with this term. They are making to learn how to program before they start to create their own. Looking forward to seeing their


Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

HABFemSoc are excited for their final bake and merchandise sale tomorrow of the year! Excellent production lines in progress


Retweetd From HAB Enrichment

Year 9 students presenting their invention as part of a Careers in Focus workshop on User Experience


Girls build dens and sketch nature , inspired by the work of artist David Milne, who lived for months at a time in the wilderness of . . Read more See Milne's art at until May 7


Retweetd From NR

Harris Academy Bermondsey hosted its first ever Teaching & Learning Marketplace today. All our teachers had the opportunity to network & take away amazing T&L ideas from our outstanding faculties. HAB’s SEND stall was busy!


Retweetd From Sarah Harvey

Great afternoon spent at our first today at . Fantastic to see, hear, gather and share approaches that are working in each department


Thank you. We'll investigate! Thanks for letting us know. We'll be in touch if we can locate the Year 9 owner.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

The Governing Body

The Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. Ultimate responsibility for the Academy rests with the Board of Trustees of the Federation (see the Federation governance details and scheme of delegation) but much of the work of the board is delegated to the local governing body (the governors of the Academy). Some governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the governors at Harris Academy Bermondsey are shown below.

The governing body works together to oversee the development of a school and has the following key roles and responsibilities:

  • ensure the provision of quality education
  • manage finance and property
  • employ staff
  • fulfil the role of a critical friend
  • recognise and celebrate achievement
  • provide support and encouragement

Name Date of appointment Term of office Appointed as Business and pecuniary interests Meetings attended 2016-17
Sir Daniel Moynihan 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor CEO of Harris Federation  
Ms Carolyn English 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor Director of Secondary Education at Harris Federation 2
Ms Annie Cowley 04/01/2017 4 Years Staff Governor None 2
Mrs Rebecca Iles-Smith 01/09/2017 Ex-officio Principal None 3
Ms Helen Georgiou 10/11/2016 (Resigned 18/05/2017)  4 Years Sponsor Governor None 1
Mrs Khushbu Goulden 06/01/2015 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 3
Mr Robin Jones 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor; Chair of Governors None 3
Mr Christian Kramer 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor; Vice Chair of Governoirs and Chair of Finance & General Purposes Committee None 3
Miss Sophia Parkinson 15/01/2015 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 3
Mr Krishna Ramaprasad 06/03/2014 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 3
Ms Joanne Whitehead 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor Director/Stakeholder of Frankly Consult Ltd; Accountancy & Business Consultancy; Director/Stakeholder of Urban Tales Ltd, Software/Publishing 3
Mrs Judy Willet 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 2
Mrs Dawn Wright 16/01/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 1
Ms Anna Locker 11/11/2016 (Resigned 16/02/2018) 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 1
Mr Alan Palmer 01/09/2013 (Resigned 04/01/2018) 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 2
Mr Alan Dane 01/09/2013 (Resigned 26/06/2017) 4 Years Principal None 1

If you wish to contact a member of the governing body, you should do so via Nickala Lowe, Clerk to the Governing Body

If you wish to make a complaint about the Academy, you should contact the Principal in the first instance  Only if you are still unsatisfied following this will the governing body become involved.

Back to Key Information