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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

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

09/05/22

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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

15/03/22

We celebrated with events around the school to raise awareness and start conversations around this year's theme of . Full report and lots more pics at https://t.co/7ip6pY3ccc https://t.co/RNDhx6zs6n

15/03/22

Year 12s complete their peer mentoring training with Kidscape trainer Danny Dalton, and are ready to begin their mentoring journey at HAB, listening and supporting fellow pupils. https://t.co/FJe0hi5Hzr https://t.co/FE0X3qUX35

08/03/22

“The National Junior Indoor Championship made me challenge myself to go above and beyond," Deborah, Year 9. Thanks to for their support! Full story https://t.co/q2DcbJqmfg https://t.co/c6pjZ8Jys2

03/03/22

Any guesses who's dressed up as Jurassic Park for ? Clue: it's Dr Hay https://t.co/h25q0ZqPMj

03/03/22

We've got some special guests in school today for including Cruella de Vil, Macbeth, Mary Poppins, the Queen of Hearts, a host of Shakespearean and Manga characters and even a Cheshire Cat. All getting on famously and https://t.co/SpLNKCfZn4

08/02/22

Our student government in action. Find out more about our first student parliament and meet our MPs at https://t.co/qC8J12uLLM https://t.co/lLWy6xqn7K

08/02/22

Our Year 7 lunch time crew in action. Tilly from Year 7 is the teacher. https://t.co/jOzw4UqqFH

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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. 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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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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