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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 or call 0207 237 9316 to find out more.


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


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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:


Kandia, Year 12, reports on an inspiring visit to Harris Academy Bermondsey by author and historian Blair Imani.


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


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!


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


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


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.


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!


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


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


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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


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!


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Final day in Scotland! It was the best experience ever and I enjoyed it so much!


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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


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gloves at the ready… come join us to plant bulbs & fill the greenhouse 🌷🌱🌺🍐🥕🍅🥔🥬🌶


Our students are all having a brilliant time on their trip to Scotland!


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!

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Term Dates 2021-22

Autumn Term 1 2021

Wednesday 1st September to Friday 15th October 2021

Wednesday 1st September: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Please click HERE for details of Covid testing arrangements and start of term dates for all years.

Friday 8th October: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6) - TBC

Half Term Holiday: Monday 18th October – Friday 22nd October

Reading Week: Monday 25th October – Friday 29th October

Autumn Term 2 2021

Monday 1st November to Friday 17th December 2021

Monday 1st November: All girls and HAB6 arriving from 09.00 for a 09.30 start

Friday 10th December: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Friday 17th December: Last day of Autumn Term (early closure for all girls and HAB6 with 12.15pm finish)

Christmas Break: Monday 20th December 2021– Tuesday 4thJanuary 2022

Spring Term 1 2022

Tuesday 4th January to Thursday 10th February 2022

Tuesday 4th January: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Wednesday 5th January: All girls and HAB6 arriving from 09.00 for a 09.30 start

Friday 11th February: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 14th February – Friday 18th February 2022

Spring Term 2 2022

Monday 21st February to Friday 1st April 2022

Monday 21st February: All girls and HAB6 arriving from 09.00 for a 09.30 start

Friday 1st April: Last day of Autumn Term (early closure for all girls and HAB6 with 12.15pm finish)

Easter Break: Monday 4th April – Monday 18th April 2022

Summer Term 1 2022

Tuesday 19th April to Friday 27th May 2022

Tuesday 19th April: All girls will return arriving from 09.00 for a 09.30 start

Monday 2nd May: Bank Holiday (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd June 2022

Summer Term 2 2022

Monday 6th June to Friday 22nd July 2022

Monday 6th June: Year 11-13 arriving from 08.00 for an 08.25 start, Year 7-10 arriving from 09.00 for a 09.30 start

Friday 24th June 2022: Year 11 Graduation – (early closure for all girls & HAB6 with 12.15pm finish - To be Confirmed)

Friday 22nd July: Last day of the Summer Term (early closure for all girls & HAB6 with 12.15pm finish)