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14/05/21

Aged 15-25? Here's a one-day online hackathon you can take part it, Sat 5th June. From the wonderful . https://t.co/ijIZsf00sn

14/05/21

In Year 9 at Harris Academy Bermondsey? Our Key Stage 4 Options page has useful information and films to help students and their parents/carers choose options for Year 10. Visit https://t.co/jfL4PTXQp6 https://t.co/W12h0cAHLJ

12/05/21

HAB girl Andrea Spendolini-Siriex secured GB's first medal of the European Aquatics Championships after taking silver in the mixed 10m Synchro, diving with Noah Williams. Watch Andrea's winning dives on the BBC. Huge congratulations, Andrea! https://t.co/CXn8e9RJtR

10/05/21

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More transition pages and this week, it puts the compassion in We also want to see those challenges, like Isabella from Ilderton Primary School who completed the Art Challenge last week and recreated 'Daughter of Soviet Kirghizia' by Semyon Chuikov https://t.co/UIGjfEanlf https://t.co/NHTowVWNlb

10/05/21

This week on our Passport for Year 6 you can meet Ms Mbuyamba, Deputy SENCO, find out about making when you start at HAB, and download this week's passport, all about . Simply visit https://t.co/UonCB9zskd https://t.co/aBNmT4C1Kj

09/05/21

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Green fingered HABers... save the dates 🪴🌳🍃 https://t.co/GVq73DakHF https://t.co/tj1TAx89jL

05/05/21

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We love a bit of ZOOM🤣there's lots to learn about starting at HAB and the resources to help support the move to BIG SCHOOL! https://t.co/fYSajSOP8u https://t.co/rrXx85xwQR

05/05/21

Starting with us in Sept? Our second Zoom Transition Webinar for our incoming Class of 2028 and their families is on Tues 25th May, 5pm. Meet key HAB staff, learn more about making a successful transition, plus Q&A. https://t.co/mmb9fTqRwT

05/05/21

Good luck to our Year 11 student Andrea who is competing today in the 10m diving heats for the Tokyo Olympics. We're all cheering you on and very of you! Follow Andrea's progress live https://t.co/MIU2y5Gtbq https://t.co/BiX6q80Ywy

28/04/21

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Really proud of our excellent ambassadors for the fabulous graduation session. THANKS Sadia ( ), Elizabeth (),Helen (), Liberty+Iris ()+Bry( ) https://t.co/rX0ODGc3yG

28/04/21

Join our Big Dig sessions and help create our new Wellbeing Garden. All parents/carers and friends welcome. No prior gardening experience needed! Friday 21st May 2pm – 6pm Thursday 10th June 2pm – 6pm Saturday 19th June 10am – 4pm Details and sign up at https://t.co/sWzutbH1ir https://t.co/TJEzt3TbAQ

26/04/21

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It’s started!!! Loads of great resources for our new HAB Girls with a video on ‘How to find your way’, meet one of our fabulous VP’s & a challenge from https://t.co/WgjwHAsKJ7 https://t.co/gosHwfZjbV

26/04/21

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Beautiful, versatile hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) is native to London but often overlooked. We love this pair alongside the ball-courts of Harris Academy, sheltering wildlife and protecting the courts from the noise and pollution of Southwark Park Rd. https://t.co/U4tq1pM9kS

26/04/21

Our Year 6 Transition Passport 2021 is launched today, with loads of helpful resources to help girls make the transition from primary school to HAB. We can't wait to welcome our new HAB girls in September! https://t.co/UonCB9zskd https://t.co/caV9WCa6aH

20/04/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Bermondsey. https://t.co/o8pz4AoRNx

30/03/21

Joining HAB in Sept? Come to our first Zoom Transition Webinar TODAY (30th March), 5pm! Meet key HAB staff, learn more about making a successful transition, plus Q & A. Register now using this link! https://t.co/h8TG9yPQCb

29/03/21

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We are really looking forward to meeting our new & Families on Tuesday👏👏👏 Find out about your Transition Passport and loads of 😊 https://t.co/MbTX5q61ya https://t.co/6TXL3jPXzJ

25/03/21

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Congratulations to Sakina who has won one of the competition prices! And a massive well done to all our students and teachers at for their fantastic entries 🍩🍰🥘🍕🥗#ProudToBeMFL https://t.co/E7ohSKVKMu

24/03/21

Two of our sixth formers, Maryam & Shelly, have won medals in the UK's leading chemistry competition for secondary students, putting them in the top 3% nationwide. The UK Chemistry Olympiad is organised by . More https://t.co/TMCNbXGk8n https://t.co/42Nnu8ShJ0

19/03/21

The new online reservations system for our is up and running. Students can look through the books we have on offer and reserve them online. Ms Morris will then deliver the books to students in the restaurant at lunch time! Find out more https://t.co/tk00ORd9Br https://t.co/tBX3ai6fVU

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Posted on March 28th 2018

Non-Contact Boxing and Elite Football Training Boost Skills and Confidence

Girls in Year 7 and 8 at Harris Academy Bermondsey have been participating in non-contact boxing after school on Mondays.

Through the sessions at Afewee Boxing Club in Brixton, students are learning transferrable life skills such as discipline, resilience, leadership and team work, as well as specific boxing skills (footwork, stance, guard, nutrition and circuit training), taught by an England boxing coach.

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"The boxing awards course also promotes leadership skills," says PE teacher Keishana Kelly, who has been involved in the club for some time and is also their welfare officer. "Afewee Boxing Club has recently produce a national female Under 15 champion and I hope that we could possible find the next junior boxing champion from among our HAB students."

We currently run the Boxing Awards programme for our year 10s within their PE lesson and have 27 participants.

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“All girls are very engaged,” said Bobby Miltiadous, Head Coach, Afewee Boxing Club. "They have taken instruction well and seem keen in learning a new skill. I look forward to helping them continue to develop and pass their preliminary boxing award assessment in a few weeks’ time."

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“This programme helped me feel more confidence in myself, and I found that there was a lot of technical and graceful aspects of boxing that you would not really expect to see in these kind of sports," said Niloufar, Year 8. "I believe that if I carry on with boxing, I’ll be able to make a very good impression at future interviewers, as I worked on my tenacity and sportsmanship”.

The six weeks programme has now finished, however already students are asking if it can continue and we hope this might be possible.

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Other Year 8 girls have been participating in football sessions, training alongside elite youngsters, some of whom play for professional football academies. By playing and training at this level we hope to  inspire and challenge HAB girls to become even more passionate about the sport.

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"Doing extra training has made me realise how much more I love football," said Nabila, Year 7. "Our coach is strict but for the better. Playing with the boys makes us feel even more competitive and confident since HAB is a girls-only school. The drills also help with our control. Monday football has been a real eye opener and I can't wait to continue”.

Thanks to Afewee Training at Brixton Recreation Centre for making these sessions possible.

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