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19/01/22

Find out about our 13-week parenting programme, held here at HAB on Monday mornings, designed to support you to raise happy and successful children. Places still available. Email habreception.org.uk or call 0207 237 9316 to find out more. https://t.co/JmWAO5buFp https://t.co/T73L92cIpw

17/12/21

We hope you enjoy watching our 2021 Christmas Concert. Special thanks to all our talented perfomers, the music and dance staff, Noor (Year 9, camera assistant) and to Ms Houssein for producing our film. Happy Christmas from all at HAB! Watch at https://t.co/paTNBsc1zA https://t.co/ZqRzndfuyD

14/12/21

Retweetd From Guy's and St Thomas' Research

Calling all budding scientists! Applications are open for our first 2022 I ♥ Research Academy. Year 10-11 students can find out about careers in research and have a chance to develop their own project. Find out more and apply: https://t.co/hZ6QIhVC3H https://t.co/HIcqilfgG4

14/12/21

Kandia, Year 12, reports on an inspiring visit to Harris Academy Bermondsey by author and historian Blair Imani. https://t.co/IOdTXetnqu https://t.co/KnkdlgUQdj

09/12/21

Retweetd From Annette Rawstrone

Congratulations!! Lovely to see two former pupils proudly representing their secondary school.

09/12/21

Very proud of our fantastic Year 7 Spelling Bee team, who took 3rd place in the recent Spelling Bee . Well done Niamh, Georgina, Mushtaq, Laura, Philomena and Maia! https://t.co/Ff1SBGasv3 https://t.co/g2Ff1AgCk9

08/12/21

Mustaaq, Year 7, reviews 's 'High Rise Mystery' series on our student blog. "If you like reading murder mystery books, this is for you. Such a wonderful book." Lots more reviews and articles at https://t.co/HFKEfQdIS0

06/12/21

Thank you to the British Antarctic Survey for inspiring Year 9 girls with a great talk about arctic science (and warm clothes!). Really informative and horizon-expanding. "One of the best experiences I've had at HAB.” Shayma, Year 9 https://t.co/a9Fegfx87B https://t.co/dtFbXBIlAu

23/11/21

HAB Culture Day took place yesterday, with students dressing in the styles and fashions that represent their culture, or a culture they appreciate. Celebrating our differences, as well as our common interests, helps unite and educate us. https://t.co/S0etAV0nyG

17/11/21

Interested in a place at the Sixth Form for September? Hear from our current Year 12 and 13 students to discover all of the opportunities that are available to you as students of HAB6. Applications are open until the end of December. Get applying now! https://t.co/ZzbPLrWfvn

16/11/21

Aneela, Year 9, has written a great article about the new and exciting clubs being introduced to our extra-curricular timetable. Read what she says at https://t.co/bGVEn68v5C https://t.co/gHAuwU57Yu

02/11/21

Sixth Form Open Evening, Thurs 4th Nov, 5.00-6.30pm Come and see the wonderful Sixth Form at Harris Academy Bermondsey at our open evening on Thursday 4th November from 5.00-6.30pm

02/11/21

More chances to win prizes with ! https://t.co/B1qDbtNFVC

27/10/21

Come and see Harris Academy Bermondsey Sixth Form at our Open Evening, Thurs 4th Nov, 5.00-6.30pm. Both internal and external students are welcome to attend. We look forward to welcoming you. Details at https://t.co/Fl8Qzuo9b7 https://t.co/oNzqbzkYa3

13/10/21

A huge thank you to Catherine Johnson for delivering some fabulous workshops with Year 7 today. Students left the sessions inspired and keen to write more! https://t.co/ybRYc8uXql

01/10/21

Retweetd From LilyBennetts

Final day in Scotland! It was the best experience ever and I enjoyed it so much! https://t.co/NbUbNqleRs

01/10/21

Retweetd From LilyBennetts

I’ve enjoyed this trip so much! I loved it! I had the best time ever and did things I thought I could never do

29/09/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

gloves at the ready… come join us to plant bulbs & fill the greenhouse 🌷🌱🌺🍐🥕🍅🥔🥬🌶 https://t.co/fcdMcY6k94 https://t.co/btoflDcM44

29/09/21

Our students are all having a brilliant time on their trip to Scotland! https://t.co/Xsyqg5b0lT

28/09/21

The first 'planting party' for our new Wellbeing is on Sat 9th Oct. Come and help us prepare our raised beds, borders and greenhouse. No experience needed. Click HERE for details and to sign up! https://t.co/flIEdpEsjg https://t.co/Zbd2L4EvcQ

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


Meet Rebecca Iles-Smith, Principal

Rebecca Iles Smith webHarris 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 We look forward to welcoming you.

Rebecca Iles-Smith, Principal


"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 read our student blog, HAB Insight, and 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?

Our most recent Progress 8 score is 0.93, meaning that HAB girls achieve, on average, almost one grade higher than the national average. Click HERE to read about how three HAB Sixth Form girls gained Oxbridge places this year. 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 photography, robotics, orchestra, mindfulness and meditation, Rainbow Champions, mathmatical proof and lots more besides. Find out more.

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 below. Thank you for visiting our website and please do contact us if you have any queries.

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