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12/07/22

Today was the dress rehearsal for our production of Annie Jr, which opens tomorrow! https://t.co/EtYXuKpa0X

12/07/22

The sun will most definitely be out when Annie Jr, our school production, takes to the stage tomorrow. https://t.co/Kac5HOg6JN https://t.co/mYMcGPtIaF

11/07/22

HAB runs a mini Model United Nations conference, with members of our debating team and HAB student government experiencing what is like to be a delegate of the UN! More at https://t.co/ajW02CfP4V https://t.co/5NOQA7fC2z

30/06/22

HAB students had an amazing time at the and literacy and business immersion day today. https://t.co/QzNGvygxt2

21/06/22

'Words For Work: Women In Leadership' programme helps girls develop the literacy skills, leadership abilities and confidence they need to achieve their potential. Great project! Thank you and for organising. Read more at https://t.co/JVYV6ympUy https://t.co/PLQIivpS3M

21/06/22

Come to our Year 5 open mornings 21st and 28th June and 5th July, 10am. Our staff and students look forward to welcoming you! Full details at https://t.co/NsEwtAqBOY https://t.co/yhsijQYhd4

24/05/22

Year 8 develop their skills through the 'Young City Poets' project run with . Girls visited St Paul's and used their experience to inspire fantastic poetry. Read two of the poems and find out more at https://t.co/M7sjcwcMbN https://t.co/ItoCV4J7Yh

24/05/22

Year 9 girls from our after-school club performed at an inter-school sharing event run by the Royal Academy of Dance in April. They worked exceptionally hard preparing for the performance and performed beautifully. Read more https://t.co/FIhj0e5Rdh https://t.co/WxUncmzzK7

09/05/22

Girls marked Eid with a special event on 6th May. They learned about the origins and significance of henna, got the chance to watch henna artists at work, and have a go themselves too. We also raised money for . https://t.co/YBEvDMDVbF https://t.co/C8oqOWhaQu

09/05/22

Retweetd From Olga Leontiou

Our arrived at today! Excited and ready to represent Niger this weekend!!! https://t.co/UdE3SzfDJp

09/05/22

Retweetd From Olga Leontiou

Our presenting their committees' resolution papers at the final General Assembly of conference. Well done for your eloquent speeches! We are so proud for your significant contributions and outstanding performance! https://t.co/yAIWta1zeU

04/05/22

Retweetd From Habiba Nabisubi

thank you for inviting me to facilitate a workshop on my artistic practice and mental health journey; the experience was truly cathartic. ~what a fantastic group of young women. excited for next week… 🎨👀✨ https://t.co/4C3iAOo6ok

25/04/22

A big thank you to tutors and HAB teachers for taking Year 8 students for a fascinating experience trip to Christ's College Cambridge. Students were able to complete a mini–Model United Nation conference and enjoy a tour of the college. https://t.co/Ue0VYt5IkC

21/04/22

"Seeing a play in person gives you a whole new view of the production." Read an article by Jahnaey, Year 9, on our school trip to see 'Wicked'. https://t.co/qJFaf4HHsA https://t.co/uqnLoMKKHl

23/03/22

Summer Opportunities For Year 11 HAB Girls With NCS. Read a letter to parents from NCS, who are working with HAB to create summer experiences for our Year 11 students. Find out more https://t.co/O4rruOhOLx https://t.co/4aL9Bo9VtZ

21/03/22

Congratulations to Najma for winning the "Outstanding Delegate" Award, and Amina for winning the "Honourable Commendation" at this weekend's Model United Nations conference. All HAB students demonstrated the HAB ethos throughout the conference. Full story https://t.co/TzGbzQSwAR https://t.co/P95wH9roqs

21/03/22

Well done to our Year 12 delegates for attending the Youth Model United Nations London conference this weekend. The conference focused on several global issues, with girls representing different countries and debating and finalising resolutions. Full story https://t.co/TzGbzQSwAR https://t.co/3giV5JDJJg

16/03/22

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Super excited to meet the next generation of at our STEAM 2022 Welcome Evening on Thursday 🧪 📡 🛠🎨🎲 Year 5 are most welcome too ☺ https://t.co/Zfwhd5oxP8 https://t.co/3on3lMSBqM

16/03/22

Spot our yr11 GCSE Music students who were invited to take part in this wonderful event! https://t.co/VWxPV61SjF

15/03/22

Very important business to discuss as our Student Government introduce themselves to Lord Harris. Our elected students discussed with Lord Harris the motivation and purpose behind our new HAB student government. https://t.co/qC8J12Mnam https://t.co/bM6dUPgTqM

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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: info@harrisbermondsey.org.uk
Address: Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 3TZ


Open mornings and evening - September and October 2022

The students and staff at HAB welcome you to join us for one of our Year 6 open mornings and evening this autumn, to find out how we can help your child and see for yourselves the difference that we could make to their future. Please register in advance by contacting admissions@harrisbermondsey.org.uk

Open mornings

  • Wednesday 28th September - 9.15am
  • Wednesday 5th October - 9.15am
  • Monday 10th October - 9.15am
  • Wednesday 12th October - 9.15am

Open evening

  • Thursday 6th October - 4.30-7pm

Your visit will include a tour with HAB students, a chance to experience our lessons and the opportunity to ask the staff and our students anything you wish. We look forward to welcoming you.


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. All other applicants will be considered in accordance with the criteria below, applied in order:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Students whose siblings currently attend the academy and who will continue to do so on the date of admission
  • Girls who are in attendance at Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park
  • 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.

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Sixth Form course guide

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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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