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11/09/17

Open morning for Year 6 students/parents, Monday 25 Sept, 9-10.30am. We'd love to see you! More dates https://t.co/wNBP60Sbva https://t.co/u5TuYG9gCS

06/09/17

Our open days start on 25 Sept. Come and see our academy in action. Tell your friends too! All the dates and times https://t.co/OsrH6AXYR5 https://t.co/pg8WWX8Vxq

31/08/17

Term starts Tues 5 Sept for years 7, 11, 12 and 13 and Weds 6 Sept for years 8, 9 and 10. Look forward to seeing you then!

24/08/17

Got your results today? There's still time to sign up for our Sixth Form for next term. Find out how at https://t.co/YAuqnhRXme

24/08/17

A quarter of our girls passed the tough new exam with top grades 7-9. Well done! https://t.co/Hj1UYA5PJJ https://t.co/aJEbiNnPDx

24/08/17

Congratulations to all our girls celebrating their great results today. We're proud of you all. Lots more pics at https://t.co/Hj1UYA5PJJ https://t.co/4dIwloA9AM

23/08/17

Good luck to everyone collecting their GCSE results tomorrow. We're open from 10am for results and post 16 enrolment too. See you tomorrow!

20/08/17

Reminder... GCSE results will be available from 10am this Thurs 24 August. See you then! Students must come in person to collect them.

20/08/17

Sunday Times article about successful comprehensives has us listed in "top 20 for raising standards". Proud of that! https://t.co/d3o1erM09f https://t.co/zgNxnByfBv

16/08/17

Our A Level results will be available from 10am tomorrow. Good luck to students everywhere waiting for their results!

21/07/17

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17/07/17

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17/07/17

Looking forward to our event with , tonight . Lit Fest 2017 https://t.co/UwzYBZTknm https://t.co/xJGkUt1B0B

13/07/17

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GCSE HGAED will be with you next year hopefully! 😁 https://t.co/nYomQ3BolF

12/07/17

Thank you to Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring for talking to Year 8. Your story made a huge impression and won't be forgotten https://t.co/IA1jyVXVrd

10/07/17

Thanks for coming in. We enjoyed having you!

10/07/17

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07/07/17

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06/07/17

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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Safeguarding

The safety and welfare of students is paramount at the academy. At Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich we have designated child protection and safeguarding officers who you can contact if you have any questions or concerns relating to either child protection or safeguarding. 

The designated child protection and safeguarding officer is:

Christine Lamb, Education Welfare Officer c.lamb@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

The designated senior leadership team member for child protection and safeguarding is:

Gemma Jones, Assistant Principal: curriculum and welfare (including safeguarding) g.jones@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk


The deputy child protection and safeguarding officers are:

Linda Ughere, Head of House (Kings) L.Ughere@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

Andrea Palmer, Head of House (Oriel) A.Palmer@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

Liz Kidsley, Head of House (Manchester) a.robson@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

Nazan Mehmet, Head of House (Imperial) n.mehmet@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

Zapharena Johnson, Manager of Sixth Form – Yr 12 z.johnson2@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

Luthfa Begum, Manager of Sixth Form – Yr 13 l.Begum@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

Kate Bayman, Head of Sixth Form k.bayman@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk


The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) is:

Eva Simcock, Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO), Southwark Council.

If you have any concerns you can raise them with Christine Lamb, Child Protection Officer, or relevant Head of House (see above). You can also telephone all of the above on 0207 732 2276 or email info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk.

You can read about some of our events relating to e-safety, extremism and other safeguarding issues in the latest news section of our website.


E-safety

Although the Academy teaches students e-safety as part of the curriculum, it is vital that parents are aware of the risks too, and what they can do to develop a culture of e-safety in the home.

This page has some helpful resources for parents that will enable you to help your child stay safe online.

If you have any concerns about your child's e-safety there is always someone at the Academy who is available to talk to you. Simply call the school and ask for our Safeguarding Officer, Chris Lamb, or Police Officer PC Marcus Kudliskis, or speak to any member of staff.

The online world is a wonderful place for young people to explore, with unprecedented opportunities for learning and creativity. But just like the real world there are risks and dangers they should be aware of, and which we can act to protect them from.

As an Academy we teach students how to stay safe online. But it is also vital that parents are aware of the risks and what they can do to develop a culture of e-safety in the home. However, it can be hard to have the confidence and knowledge to know how best to support your child. That's where the resources on this page can help.

As a starting point, why not watch the video at the bottom of this page? Remember, if you have any concerns about your child's e-safety you can contact the Academy at any time.


Indecent images of children: guidance for young people

The Home Office has published guidance to help young people understand the law on making or sharing indecent images of children. The guidance includes: definitions of some of the terms used in legislation; examples of situations covered by the law; three short films highlighting the harm that viewing indecent images of children can cause. Read the guidance.


Think You Know website

The Think You Know website is created by the police for parents of children at secondary school. It contains useful information about:

  • what children are doing online
  • how to talk to children about what they are doing online
  • what risks your child might face
  • and what tools are there to help them stay safe.

Factsheets

Download our E-safety presentation to parents 2015 or our assembly presentation (November 2015) You can also download the following useful factsheets.

You'll also find a wealth of additional information on the Think You Know website or any of the websites listed below.


Other useful websites

www.childnet.com – Visit the ‘Know It All’ Section for an interactive guide about online safety

www.getsafeonline.org – Free up-to-date security advice

www.ceop.police.uk – Website of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

www.bbc.co.uk/onlinesafety – guidance about how to make the most of being online while staying safe.

www.net-aware.org.uk - NSPCC site that provides guidance to parents on social networking sites, apps and games.

www.saferinternet.org.uk - e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.


Parents and carers guide to the internet

Watch a short film about staying safe online, created by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.


ParentInfo

ParentInfo is a regularly updated feed of expert information, advice and sources of support for parents on a whole range of parenting themes - the emphasis being on helping parents and carers develop their children's resilience to the risks and pressures they face in today's world. View the ParentInfo page.

Marcus Kudliskis

Safer Schools Partnership

Meet PC Marcus Kudliskis, Safer Schools Police Officer for Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich.

There are now over 450 Safer School Partnerships operating throught England and Wales, with police officers and community support officers based in schools to work closely with staff and students.

PC Marcus Kudliskis has been working with us for a number of years and is a familiar, trusted face around the school - working closely with students on issues that affect their lives both inside and outside of the academy.

PC Kudliskis can be contacted by email at m.kudliskis@harris-net.org.uk or you can telephone him on 07917 210932 (07:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday but please note this number does not receive text messages). Alternatively you can telephone the Academy on 020 7732 2276.

 

Extremism and radicalisation workshops

We organise workshops for students in years 9, 10 and the Sixth From to explore openly a range of issues associated with fundamentalism in religion, immigration and the environment, and the radicalisation of individuals. Students learn about their rights and also their responsibilities in relation to fundamentalism and radicalisation, as members of a pluralist society.

The discussions touch on the sensitives of the philosophies of various fundamentalist groups and give young people the chance to engage in frank discussions whilst acknowledging the sensitives of all those involved. They provide students with an opportunity to examine topics that may have been more typically ‘ignored’ because of the sensitive nature of the content.

Social commentators argue that we live in a postmodern world in which the certainties of the past are eroding and being replaced by ambiguity. This seismic shift into the ‘unknown’ has left some individuals and, indeed, social groups with a sense of ‘loss’. In an attempt to assert order into what appears to them as chaos, fundamentalist movements have emerged to ‘protect’ humanity from this perceived loss, and what seems like irreversible change.

The workshops look at why in a free, democratic country we need to ensure freedom of speech and freedom of expression, but also ensure that such freedom is not compromised through violent acts perpetuated by fundamentalist groups that serve to promote only a narrow view, to the detriment of others.

Following the most recent workshops, 100% of students said they would know what to do if they were suspicious of a person who could be involved in extremism and radicalisation, with most saying they would inform the police, a teacher or an adult immediately. Download our assembly presentation Resilience against extremism.

The Educate Against Hate website has been created by the Department for Education and the Home Office to give parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice and support to help keep children safe from the dangers of extremism.

 

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