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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:




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.


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 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! 🎶🌟


What an exciting start to the new term! The HAB Library was buzzing with creativity on Monday 15th April as Paul Cree helped our Year 8 students hone their creative writing skills as part of the Young City Poet's Project.


For the full job description and details on how to apply, please click the link below 👇


Had a fantastic day with Sam Sedgman at HAB! Students were thrilled to learn about mystery writing from the author of 'The Clockwork Conspiracy' and 'Adventures on Trains' series. Thanks to for this amazing opportunity!


Students marked by delving into 'Inspire Inclusion'. With guest speakers reinforcing workplace inclusion, it was a week of empowerment! Read more about the celebrations here


Today is International Maths Day The International Day of Mathematics is also referred to as “Pi Day,” can you figure out why? Check comments for the answer!



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Open Events

A warm welcome to Harris Academy Bermondseya girls' school with drive and ambition which is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.

MY7A9819Open mornings and evening 2024 Dates

The students and staff at HAB welcome you to join us for one of our Year 5 or 6 open events this year, to find out how we can help your child and see for yourselves the difference that we could make to their future.

Year 5 Open mornings - 9.15am-10am

  • Tuesday 4th June
  • Tuesday 11th June
  • Tuesday 18th June

Click HERE to register for our Year 5 Open mornings 2024. 

Year 6 Open mornings - 9.15am-10.30am

  • Tuesday 17th September
  • Tuesday 24th September
  • Wednesday 2nd October
  • Monday 7th October

Click HERE to register for our Year 6 Open mornings 2024. 

Open evening - 4.30-7pm

  • Thursday 26th September

Click HERE to register for our Year 6 Open evening 2024. 

Your visit will include a tour of the academy and a talk from the principal. We look forward to welcoming you.

Details of our Sixth Form open evening will soon be published, please click HERE.

Meet Gizlé Landman, Principal

Gizle2023 2 2Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school with drive and ambition in the heart of London. Ofsted rated us as Outstanding in every one of their categories in November 2019.

We are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents.

Our well-qualified teachers and highly effective support staff are committed to providing an education that ensures every girl achieves excellence and becomes a leader, within a safe and happy learning environment.

I hope this page gives you a flavour of life at a school as rich and vibrant as HAB. Another good way to get a feeling for daily HAB life is to read our school blog or follow our Twitter feed @HABermondsey you can also follow us on Instagram @bermondsey_harrisacademy or Facebook @HarrisBermondsey and LinkedIn. We look forward to welcoming you.

Gizlé LandmanPrincipal

"Leaders ensure that all pupils have a high-quality education." Ofsted 2019

"The curriculum is highly ambitious for all pupils." Ofsted 2019

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What Year 7 say about HAB

Find out what our Year 7 students say about life at Harris Academy Bermondsey. Thank you to Idrissatu, Horia, Ellie and Sobia for telling us their stories.



"Subject leaders plan the curriculum well." Ofsted 2019

"Pupils across the ability range are highly motivated and enjoy learning." Ofsted 2019

Find out more about Harris Academy Bermondsey

The latest news stories on our website are a great way to get a flavour of life at HAB. You can also view our Twitter feed @HABermondsey.

Our vision and values - #CompassionAmbitionRespect

HAB staff have high expectations of the girls and HAB girls have high expectations of themselves. We are uncompromising but caring in everything that we do. Find out more.

Exam results - how do HAB girls achieve?

In August 2023, students celebrated a very strong set of GCSE and A Level results. Find out more about our results.

What subjects do students study?

Find out details about our curriculum and the wide range of subjects offered to all our girls. Find out more.

Clubs and trips

Your daughter will be able to choose from a huge range of clubs and co-curricular activities including robotics, orchestra, mindfulness and meditation, pride club, mathmatical proof and lots more besides. Find out more.


Visit the Transition section of our website where you can find out more about how we help students make the transition from Year 6 to Year 7, including though our HAB Passports and HAB Hacks films.

Admissions policies

Full details of our admissions process and policies are available on our admissions page.

Image gallery

Take a closer look at our school by viewing our image gallery. Thank you for visiting our website and please do contact us if you have any queries.

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