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What People Say About HAB
We are very proud of our girls and academy and want to share some of the comments we receive from members of the public, visitors and our partner organisations. I hope you enjoy reading them. They make us all very #ProudToBeHAB.
Rebecca Iles-Smith, Principal
The Year 10 students behaved with absolute professionalism throughout; they were intelligent, inquisitive, receptive and focused in their approach to all tasks and activities. They met several industry professionals who also remarked on their intelligence and creativity.
Construction Youth Trust, following construction industry careers event
Harris Academy Bermondsey opened as a City Academy in 2006, replacing Aylwin Girls High School. Prior to conversion, Aylwin had underperformed for three years in a row, between 2001 and 2003. Since opening as an academy, the school has been judged Outstanding on both occasions, with Ofsted praising the ‘excellent support’ of the Harris Federation in supporting disadvantaged students.
Department for Education press release
It was absolutely brilliant to see the young women of HAB Feminist Society deliver another outstanding evening of performance and thought-provoking conversation alongside other inspirational speakers.
Leonora Saunders, Photographer
What a great bunch of young women.
Rebecca Mayhew, Co-Founder and Director, Go Ape, who spoke to our girls as part of a project to get leaders from the world of business to talk to students about their career journeys.
I had such an great time at Harris Academy last week - I hope the girls were as inspired as I was.
Dunola Oladapo: 2018 UK Women of The Future Award Winner; #iWill Fund Leadership Board Member; UK Coordinator of the Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network; 2017 Girls 20 UK Ambassador.
The girls at HAB made us feel so welcome and were so kind.
Guest at the Age UK Christmas Lunch, organised at the academy by HAB girls
The students were brilliant, focused, ambitious and confident.
Peters & Peters Solicitors, who supported our Careers Fair 2019