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21/06/24

So proud of our incredible athletes winning the Harris Federation Regionals! 🏆 pic.twitter.com/mvmXUDwaZZ

04/06/24

Year 10 had a great afternoon Fascinating session explaining research, Q&A with student ambassadors and tour. Lovely to have an HGAED alumni as our guide. Thanks and for organising. pic.twitter.com/5xGaDfpFsX

15/05/24

Using our green space to promote physical and mental wellbeing as part of pic.twitter.com/YBDT53XLAx

15/05/24

Yoga and affirmations in our Health Hut for Mental Health Awareness Week pic.twitter.com/QuboefDe9H

14/05/24

Our Mental Health week activities run by our brilliant Mental Health Ambassadors and pic.twitter.com/EAfGjl32na

09/05/24

Our brilliant Mental Health Ambassadors sharing the impact of their work as a 'Be Well Hub' on film for all to see. Thank you to for setting up this brilliant resource at HGAED. pic.twitter.com/GRHi8Ds0Im

09/05/24

Wishing all our incredible Y11 and Y13 students the very best of luck for their examinations. You have worked so hard and deserve every success. Good Luck! The whole HGAED community is behind you 💫 pic.twitter.com/3xpo6nzKUq

29/04/24

An impressive £103 raised at our Bake Sale in support of . A huge thank you to the Y10 prefects for organising and everyone who donated 👏 pic.twitter.com/J3wrTFJTVU

24/04/24

Fantastic day with working with year 7 King's Scholars. Thanks to all involved in setting up the event. pic.twitter.com/pRUL5KIoAw

19/04/24

Thank you so much to our brilliant young artists for sharing their Digital Futures exhibition with the SLT. Their presentation generated so many interesting conversations about the future of technology. Thank you so much! pic.twitter.com/k16CdR3LXS

19/04/24

Winners of the London Debate Mate Cup! Huge congratulations to our debating team - you are incredible! pic.twitter.com/I5WzP8t7vW

28/03/24

Our future lawyers loved their day . Thank you for the opportunity. https://t.co/gs8cQlBw8X

27/03/24

Thanks to supporting year 11 students' well being. A great session today with NASYouth helping students prepare for exams. pic.twitter.com/2d26XwsaUN

27/03/24

You’re very welcome - thanks for continuing to invite me! Your brilliant school has a special place in my heart.

27/03/24

You’re very welcome - thanks for continuing to invite me! Your brilliant school has a special place in my heart.

27/03/24

Not everyday you have your GCSE Text signed by the author pic.twitter.com/INXqgCT6Pd

27/03/24

Our Y11s loved their creative writing workshop with . The next generation of authors here 👏 pic.twitter.com/hGWzx8e3kY

27/03/24

Almost a decade of studying 's brilliant 'Pigeon English' at HGAED. The highlight of every Y11's year in English is the Q&A with the author himself! Thank you so much for being so generous with your time. 📙 pic.twitter.com/yviphuxdUe

22/03/24

Our brilliant Ms Noah being recognised for all her work to promote good mental health in our communities. A inspiration to our students! 👏 https://t.co/JA2Ohfty3d

21/03/24

Our brilliant choir performing with 6,000 young people . We could not be prouder of your passion, resilience and confidence. A proud day for HGAED! pic.twitter.com/7e9Jj784b8

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich admissions information page. Details of our open days, which normally take place in September and October each year, will be published on the website.

Our full admissions policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from further down the page. This page contains a brief summary of the application procedure for Year 7 and in-year admissions. 


Academy Admissions Contact Details

Telephone: 020 7732 2276
Email: info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk
Address: Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich, Homestall Road, London SE22 0NR

Admissions are dealt with by Patricia Slater, Admissions Officer


Open events 2024

Our Open Evening is on Thursday 26th September 2024, 5-7pm. This is an opportunity to tour the academy and meet our exceptional staff. Families are welcome to take a guided or self-directed tour. We highly recommend attending this event before our Open Mornings. 

Our Open Mornings are from 9-10.30am:

  • Monday 30th September
  • Tuesday 1st October
  • Wednesday 2nd October

If you need more information about the school please do look around this website (our Open Events 2024 page will be a good starting point) or feel free to email us on info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk and we will be happy to respond to your query.


Year 7 applications

The academy admits 150 girls each September. As applications always exceed this number, girls with education, health and care plans in which the Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich is named will be admitted before others.

Along with all schools and academies, we offer a series of open evenings and open mornings during September and October annually.  These are always advertised in the local newspapers and via a banner outside the academy.  Dates and times also go up on our website.

We strongly advise parents to come and visit us during one of those events if they are considering the academy as one of their possible selections for the admissions application.  During the open evenings, the Principal will make a presentation to parents and at all events, she is available to talk to parents individually and discuss any questions they may have.

All applications for the academy are through the common online application process and your application should be made direct to the borough in which you live.

We keep a waiting list and would strongly advise that you call us immediately if you do not get a place with us and had wanted one. We will then communicate with you directly if a vacancy arises and liaise with your local authority to confirm any subsequent offer made. Our waiting list is dealt with according to our Admissions Policy also in terms of order of places offered.


Appeals

All applicants will know the outcome of their application for a secondary school place on 1 March 2024. If you wish to appeal you must either contact the academy on info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk stating that you wish to appeal. A form will be sent to you. Alternatively you may download and complete the notice of appeal form which is available at the bottom of this page.  

Completed appeal forms must be received by the Academy by 4pm on the 15th April 2024. Appeals will be held between end of April and June 2024.

You should attach to your appeals form any relevant documents or evidence which you feel support your case together with a covering letter.

Completed forms should be sent either by post to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich, Homestall Road, London, SE22 0NR or via email to info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk

The Academy will arrange for an Independent Appeals Panel to consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy. The panel will consist of three people (two will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time and appeals may be made in English or the parents’/carers’ first language. Only one appeal per application is allowed. Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

The panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school. The panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the health and safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements. 

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the parents.


In-year admissions

Applications for an in-year admission should be sent directly to the Academy using the form which can be downloaded below.  We will advise on whether we have any vacancies in that year group.

Classes are determined by test results and therefore, even if we have a vacancy in the year group, we still need to clarify whether there is a space available in the appropriate class.  We will therefore invite your daughter in for testing so that we can establish whether we have a suitable place available for your daughter at the point of your admission request.

We will notify you as to whether we are able to offer a place upon receipt of test results.


Sixth Form admissions

The Academy operates a sixth form for 200 students. Admissions are co-ordinated by the Harris Federation. For further details, including how to apply and entry requirements, visit www.harrissixthform.org.uk.

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