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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

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

01/10/21

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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

29/09/21

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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

27/09/21

The student HAB Outward Bound trip to Scotland has arrived safe and sound! https://t.co/9vucYWcP1h

14/09/21

We look forward to welcoming you to our Year 6 open mornings in September and October 2021. Full details (including how to reserve a place) at https://t.co/boGAF9xgPp https://t.co/N3kPkPclDj

07/09/21

Welcome to our new Year 7 girls on their first full day of school! of you all! https://t.co/afQj78o8ti

12/08/21

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From the pool to school: Olympian celebrates GCSE results https://t.co/Cf6t7xgzJy

12/08/21

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Congratulations to Andrea from who has received fantastic today 👏 ✍️ https://t.co/Hgq7WbzX2T

12/08/21

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Good luck to all Harris students receiving their GCSE results today 👏 We'll be posting updates and photos throughout the day to celebrate their fantastic achievements https://t.co/3hVr90ofPs

12/08/21

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And finally, it's lovely to see the amazing achievements of Olympic diver and student Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix featured too https://t.co/wbNSyQIPF7

12/08/21

HAB students are today celebrating another set of superb results. There was much excitement as students opened their envelopes and were thrilled to find that they had achieved brilliantly, with many achieving the top grades of 7, 8 and 9. Details at https://t.co/ulUx9tmQ9S https://t.co/yF0lCLzdpV

11/08/21

A huge well done to our post 16 students for another superb set of results this year. Our students secured incredibly exciting university places, including to study Veterinary Nursing, Law and Pharmacology, with 25% of offers from Russell Group universities https://t.co/bnPFHvds2m

05/08/21

Retweetd From British Swimming

✌️ divers, 1 final duo and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix are just getting underway in the 10m Platform finale 🤸💦 Watch the 🇬🇧 pair on the 🔴 now https://t.co/rDW11UKIdM

05/08/21

of our brilliant student Andrea! is with you all the way! 🙌 https://t.co/OVbwtYuw7j

28/07/21

Retweetd From Primary Times London

We love this! 😍 Students, parents and staff have been working together to create a new Wellbeing Garden at ! 🌳🌻 The garden will contain a wellbeing area, a greenhouse and a performance area too. 💚🎤 https://t.co/mTMwJOQzy4

24/07/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Fantastic work 🥇🥇🥈🥈🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉 https://t.co/7R3ShJ5r8J

22/07/21

Year 10 girls took part in the International Model United Nations conference in the Netherlands, representing Egypt, Chile, Croatia, Armenia and other countries. It brought together students from around the world for UN-style committees and discussions. https://t.co/PYRZsajZy0 https://t.co/GbJlMlIFj5

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Academy Bermondsey admissions information page. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.


Academy admissions contact details

Applications for Year 7 places should be made online at:
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/secondary-admissions

For other years please contact Lyndsay Harris
Telephone: 020 7237 9316
Email: HABReception@harrisbermondsey.org.uk
Address: Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 3TZ


Year 7 applications

Harris Academy Bermondsey will admit at least 180 girls in Year 7.  

Applications for Year 7 places should be made online at https://www.southwark.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/secondary-admissions/applying-for-a-secondary-school-place

If the number of applications exceeds 180, girls with statements of Special Educational Needs in which the Harris Academy Bermondsey is named will be admitted before others.

For the remaining places Harris Academy Bermondsey will seek to ensure that the ability profile of the intake reflects the range of all applicants by employing a Fair Banding System. All applicants must take a non-verbal reasoning (NVR) test that places them in a rank order. We will then place all applicants in one of five ability bands, each containing, as far as possible, the same number of children based on their performance in the NVR test. 

Within each of the five bands applicants will be considered in accordance with the criteria below, applied in order:

  1. Looked after children in public care and previously looked after children who ceased to be so because they were adopted (or became subject to a child arrangement/residence or special guardianship order), including internationally adopted previously looked after children
  2. Students for whom admission to the academy is essential because of significant medical/social needs. All applications under this criterion must be supported with relevant written evidence from a doctor or social worker
  3. Students whose siblings currently attend the academy and who will continue to do so on the date of admission
  4. Girls who are in attendance at Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park
  5. Proximity of students’ permanent address to the academy using straight line, computer calculated measurements
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Post 16 applications

Before applying, you should read our Sixth Form Prospectus.

Prospectus

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For parents/carers who wish to appeal

The Local Authority notifies parents about successful applications to Secondary School on 1 March 2021.

Parents have the right to appeal to an independent panel if they are dissatisfied with an admission decision of Harris Academy Bermondsey. The closing date for appeals for Primary to Secondary transfer is 29 March 2021 and appeals will be heard between 26th April and 28th May.

Appeals lodged after the given dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Parents/carers will be sent notification of the appeal hearing at least ten clear school days in advance of the hearing. They will also be sent a copy of the school's case at least seven clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Additional supporting information

If a parent/carer wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least seven clear working days (not counting the day of postage or the hearing) in advance of your appeal.   

Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to five clear working days prior to the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.


Admissions consultation 2022-23

The Governing Body of Harris Academy Bermondsey met on 2nd February 2021 to review and consider the responses of the admissions consultation. After careful consideration, the Governing Body agreed to determine the Admissions Arrangements for 2022-23 which can be found below.

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