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22/05/24

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. pic.twitter.com/kJch0QGyMe

21/05/24

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: https://t.co/i2jtILkT8I pic.twitter.com/c2YISTNA75

16/05/24

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14/05/24

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01/05/24

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. pic.twitter.com/J6u48tIH2m

01/05/24

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 https://t.co/hwmkFE5j62

30/04/24

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 https://t.co/p6Op60KcxX pic.twitter.com/po3Q5rqjlC

25/04/24

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 pic.twitter.com/lfxoG7IeL2

24/04/24

Harris Academy, Bermondsey shines in SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2023!Exceptional Student Progress.#Ambition pic.twitter.com/bqHvLO9NN1

24/04/24

Harris Academy, Bermondsey shines in SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2023! Exceptional Student Attainment.#Ambition pic.twitter.com/xaXNrQsxxg

16/04/24

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16/04/24

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! 🎶🌟 pic.twitter.com/D0Tx8jt2fU

16/04/24

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. pic.twitter.com/kiOtMtOsIH

22/03/24

For the full job description and details on how to apply, please click the link below 👇https://t.co/vdKsdhCx84 pic.twitter.com/feVWbIOE1e

21/03/24

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! https://t.co/1Aw4xqWAI7 pic.twitter.com/3z3Tg4EEtR

19/03/24

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 https://t.co/RSuSjtdFew pic.twitter.com/0OsswMO3az

14/03/24

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! pic.twitter.com/X2EymQxpa1

13/03/24

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13/03/24

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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 Elif Karadal
Telephone: 020 7237 9316
Email: info@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. 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
  • Students whose siblings currently attend Harris Boys’ East Dulwich in years 7 to 11 and who will continue to do so on the date of admission
  • Girls who are in attendance at Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park
  • Children of staff members employed at Harris Academy Bermondsey
  • Proximity of students’ permanent address to the academy using straight line, computer calculated measurements

 

Main School 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 2024.

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 4pm on 15th April 2024, and appeals will be heard between April and June.

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.

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