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18/12/18

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Smashed it! We’ve now packed over 2,000 Big Red Boxes this year with more to pack throughout the rest of today. If you have any food to donate that you have yet to give in, please bring it to King’s Church, Lee (SE3 9DY) by 8pm tonight! https://t.co/rHYAFocw9Y

18/12/18

It was an excellent session Charlotte! https://t.co/sKvar79uwq

18/12/18

Well done to our fabulous choir for supporting at their Christmas shows this week https://t.co/6cBu75uA1Y

18/12/18

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We have now packed an incredible 1915 Christmas Hampers for those in the local community who need them most. We’re hoping to pack another 200 or so tonight at King’s Church in Lee, ready to go out and bless people before Christmas https://t.co/KsGz3AKQpT

18/12/18

Thank you to all our pupils and their lovely parents who have given so generously to our campaign. https://t.co/t8qlUFZCpP

18/12/18

We are super proud of them all

08/12/18

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Thank you to the fabulous young ladies from ⁦⁩ for helping out at our Christmas Fair today https://t.co/hgyMOCB1he

06/12/18

Keep those donations coming in please! Thank you to everyone who has already contributed to our campaign https://t.co/X21STCDcMU

05/12/18

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05/12/18

Our contributions to slowly but surely building https://t.co/CjujsSRxkd

03/12/18

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Great KS1 Multiskills event at Damilola Taylor Centre today. 🎲 A big Thank you to all the amazing young leaders from , and ! 😊 https://t.co/VOMDYpN0DB

28/11/18

Join our girls in supporting campaign this Xmas. Last year girls wrote over 300 letters in support of people whose human rights are being attacked. This year we want to do even more. A letter CAN change the world. Please join us https://t.co/ljS5RS6JxE https://t.co/5M98DmfpjI

28/11/18

We're proud to be collecting food for Christmas parcels for families in need across South East London. But we need your help too. Please bring in food from the list at https://t.co/ljS5RS6JxE to reception before Dec 11. Thank you. https://t.co/iS2kPXLE3L

22/11/18

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Week one of Year 7 Sportshall Athletics this evening 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️. Well done to all who took part. Same time next week ⏱!! https://t.co/2kuPsED5JU

20/11/18

Year 6 parents....if you have chosen Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich as one of your six choices of secondary schools in Sept 2019, please note that the testing day will be held on Fri 14th Dec 2018. Further details will be posted to you shortly.

16/11/18

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15/11/18

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Come & meet current students & teachers at our TONIGHT ! Find out what & we offer 4.30pm to 7.00pm -East Dulwich Homestall Campus (SE22 0NR) -East Dulwich Rye Campus (SE22 0AT) https://t.co/VmfGNYEYen

13/11/18

Our sixth formers were in recently on a trip for students studying creative A-Levels. "Paris was filled with inspiration for me,” said Ria. Students visited the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Palais de Tokyo, Eiffel Tower and lots more. Full story https://t.co/E8ziiDrYqi https://t.co/2urVaBoWjM

13/11/18

Come to our Sixth Form Open Evening, 15th November, 2018, 4:30pm to 7:00pm. Find out more about our courses and excellent facilities. We look forward to welcoming you

08/11/18

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Thursday 15th Nov 4.30pm to 7.00pm Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich (Homestall Campus) Homestall Road, London SE22 0NR Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich (Rye Campus) Friern Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 0AT https://t.co/ydVm9ANohn

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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. 

Our admissions policy is currently out to consultation. Full details of the proposed admissions policy are available on our news item about the consultation and also below. Please do give your feedback via the form at the bottom of this page if you wish your views to be considered in the consultation process. The consultation ends on 23rd January 2019


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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.


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Admissions consultation until 23 January 2019

Admission authorities must consult on their admission arrangements at least once every seven years, even if the arrangements have not changed during that time. The Governing Body at HGAED is consulting on admissions arrangements for students applying for places for the academic year beginning in September 2020. 

It is proposed that the arrangements currently in place, are changed. The specific change is to the current oversubscription criteria, which reserves a third of places for students within one kilometre of the school and then uses a random allocation to distribute the remaining places, regardless of distance. The Governing Body proposes that the one kilometre and random allocation criteria are removed and replaced with simple proximity to the academy by straight line distance measure. The full draft admissions arrangements for 2020/21 can be found by clicking here.

If you have any comments on the admission arrangements please write by Wednesday 23rd January 2019 to Peter Mason, Clerk to the Governing Body, at the Academy address, or email to info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk. You can also complete the consultation form which can be found at the bottom of this page.


Year 7 applications

Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich will admit 150 girls in Year 7. As applications always exceed 150, girls with education, health and care plans in which the Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich is named will be admitted before others.

For the remaining places, Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich will seek to ensure that the ability profile of the intake reflects the range of all applicants by employing a Fair Banding System.

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 will then be notified of your request for a place (though not how you have ranked us) and we will write to you in late November/early December inviting you to our testing day.  It is critical that your daughter attends this test as we need the information gained from it in order to place her in our admissions list.  The test is not a pass or fail test, it is a non-verbal reasoning test and simply guides us in knowing how to place your daughter.  We have a duty to admit students across a 9-band spectrum, with a certain number of students coming from each band – predetermined for us.

If you have applied for more than one Harris Academy, you will only be invited to test at one site and we will share the results between us.

We send our offer list back to Southwark and they will then review this in the light of any offers that each school/academy has made to a particular student.  They will then offer you the school highest up your ranked application list that has made you an offer.  (For example, if you have placed us 2nd and another Academy 1st and we both offer your daughter a place, you will be offered Another Academy.)  You will receive this offer letter from the local authority at the end of February/beginning of March.

Please note that we are not advised where you place us in terms of preference and this is not part of our determination of how places are offered at all. Our places are offered in accordance with the criteria published in our Admissions Policy (which can be downloaded below).

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.


Non-verbal reasoning test

All applicants must take a non-verbal reasoning (NVR) test that places them in a rank order. We will then place all applicants in one of nine ability bands, each containing, as far as possible, the appropriate number of children based on their performance in the NVR test. 

Within each of the nine bands applicants will be considered in accordance with the criteria below, applied in order:

  • girls in public care
  • girls for whom admission to a specific school is essential because of special circumstances, to do with significant medical needs, social needs or special educational needs
  • girls whose siblings currently attend the school and who will continue to do so on the date of admission.    
  • girls’ proximity to the school between the main entrance to the student’s home and the road junction of Shelbury Road and Colyton Road, using straight-line, computer calculated measurements

Appeals

Parents and carers may wish to appeal against the outcomes of the admissions process. 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 complete the appeal form which is available below

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

Completed appeal forms must be received by the Academy by the closing date (which will be announced once we have it).

The appeals will be heard in private by an Independent Appeal Panel. 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 Appeal Hearing

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 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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