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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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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 March 6th 2017

Olympus Photography Project for Year 10

These images are some the photographs taken by Year 10 as part of the Olympus photography outreach programme, which will also see their work being exhibited at Art Bermondsey Project Space later this month.

Olympus - Rylette Omond_burnT

To launch the project, freelance photographer Ed Sykes, whose work has appeared in The Sunday Times and The Independent, for example, visited HAB to discuss his work with Year 10. The girls were then given the brief ‘My School, My Street, My House’ and asked to create their own images to interpret it.

'Surfaces' project for GCSE

To help them, the girls were loaned ten top-quality Olympus cameras and shown how to use them by master trainer Claire Harvey-May. This session was really hands-on and the girls got to test out the many different functions and settings of the cameras.

Olympus - emily collins-wood_through the glass

For the project we have focused on ‘My School’ to really push the girls' creativity in photographing the ordinary and making it extraordinary. The photographs will also be part of their ‘surfaces’ project for GCSE art so a lot of students have focused on looking at the many different surfaces around the school and its grounds.

One girl said: “I’ve enjoyed this project as it has given me the opportunity to widen how I view the world around me. It has given me the chance to look at things in a different way: to see beauty where I wouldn’t usually find something of beauty.”

Private view

Each student had to select three photographs to submit to Art Bermondsey Project Space and the exhibition will feature a maximum of two photographs per student.

Photographs will be printed and displayed in Art Bermondsey Project Space, 183 - 185 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UW from 21-25 March, with a private view on 22 March. "The quality and serious intent of the photographs produced by the girls at Harris Academy Bermondsey ably demonstrate that we should not be misled by the plethora of camera-phone snappy snaps that pollute the airwaves,' said Mike Von Joel, the gallery's artistic director. "Young people do, in fact, have a very sophisticated take on creative expression through the visual arts."

Parents and staff will be invited to this event and one girl will receive a ‘best photograph’ prize. HAB will also be gifted one of the Olympus camera kits.

Pictured: Top: Burnt, by Rylette Omondi. Middle: Through the glass by Emily Collins Woods. Below, Reflection by Elizabeth Feoshi.

Olympus -Elizabeth Feoshi_Reflection

The pictures below show students getting to grips with their cameras. We'll announce the prize winners here later in March.