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Well done to all girls, enjoyed taking them through the programme 🥇👏🏼🥊


Year 10 students have had six weeks of non-contact sessions delivered by a GB boxing coach during lessons. All 27 students passed their assessment today achieving the Preliminary Award. Well done girls!


HAB Rowers take to the water... "The instructors were very helpful and they taught us how to be more patient and resilient. We felt that this opportunity helped develop our as well as our skills." HAB Breaking Barriers Rowing Team


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begin their first session with , "feeling much more confident around water now!"


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Our latest studio exhibition ‘Into the Wild’ opens this Friday 18th May featuring works from students at and , in collaboration with :


These and other photographs by our girls are on display at in until Saturday. Thanks to everyone for making this great event possible. We're really of you all! Full story at


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Really proud of year 10 art! their exhibition is open all well! Go go go! It's at


Thank you Nadia, and to everyone at PwC for the great workshop yesterday. Our girls really enjoyed it!


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Had an amazing time speaking on employability skills with the team at yesterday for . The students were an absolute pleasure to work with!


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Amazing photos from Year 10 girls at . So impressed and inspired by their ability to express the muses behind peices.


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Members of HabFemSoc selling merch on Friday


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And the tuck shop is now open for business... following on from the phenomenal supperclub the race is on to reach £1000, all proceeds to working to stop domestic abuse and make families safe.


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Fantastic to be one of the 12 London Schools participating in City Hall City Pitch today!


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Year7 are working hard with this term. They are making to learn how to program before they start to create their own. Looking forward to seeing their


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HABFemSoc are excited for their final bake and merchandise sale tomorrow of the year! Excellent production lines in progress


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Year 9 students presenting their invention as part of a Careers in Focus workshop on User Experience


Girls build dens and sketch nature , inspired by the work of artist David Milne, who lived for months at a time in the wilderness of . . Read more See Milne's art at until May 7


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Harris Academy Bermondsey hosted its first ever Teaching & Learning Marketplace today. All our teachers had the opportunity to network & take away amazing T&L ideas from our outstanding faculties. HAB’s SEND stall was busy!


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Great afternoon spent at our first today at . Fantastic to see, hear, gather and share approaches that are working in each department


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Posted on May 14th 2018

A Marketplace of Good Teaching Ideas

Market4Teachers at Harris Academy Bermondsey have thought up a lively new way to share best practice and good ideas – the HAB Marketplace.

At the #HABMarketplace, which took place over 45 mins on the afternoon of Monday 30th April, each department set up a stall at which they ‘sold’ their best approaches to teaching, so that other teachers could come and see if they wanted to ‘buy’ them.

“We asked each department to identify an approach to teaching which really works for them,” said Sarah Harvey, Lead Practitioner for English and Drama, who organised the event along with Nazmin Rahman, Assistant Principal, and David Harris, Lead Practitioner.  “It could be tried and tested approaches or resources, for example, or models of outstanding teaching.”

“Other teachers could then visit the stall to ‘buy’ them, if they thought that perhaps they could apply them to their teaching too. We had some special tote bags which teachers could use to put their ‘purchases’ in.”


The Modern Foreign Languages stall, for example, was ‘selling’ its idea of using different colour highlighters (pink and yellow) to correct spelling and grammar. “It means that students and teachers can quickly glance at work and see whether it’s grammar or spelling that needs to be the focus of attention,” said Sarah. “As an English teacher that’s an approach that we could adopt in our department too.”

The Maths department was selling a good way of quickly seeing which topics individual students need to focus on. "They expertly used Excel to generate an individually tailored ‘question by question’ analysis for each student, based on their most recent assessment, which they then printed off to show each girl the skills she needed to focus on during revision," said Sarah.

“We wanted a different, quick and lively way to share good ideas and innovative teaching and that’s where the Marketplace idea came from,” adds Sarah.


“Like any school we’re a big place and we don’t always know about the good practice going on outside our own departments. The Marketplace is one way to meet this challenge. It gives us the opportunity to exchange and consolidate effective pedagogical strategies and allows us to network, share ideas and be inspired too!”

The event was also a chance for all teachers to come together to celebrate the amazing work and inspiring best practice that happens at HAB on a daily basis.