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28/02/24

HGAED Orchestra at Queen Elizabeth Hall for Southwark Orchestra Day with . Always joyful and inspiring to be part of the wider Harris community🎶 pic.twitter.com/NmdfVNxVay

26/02/24

Zeus and Andy, the horses enjoyed all the attention at today's Met Police Day. Thank you so much for introducing our students to the incredible work these animals do 🌟 pic.twitter.com/RDewFs4Gqx

26/02/24

A huge thank you to the for taking the time out of their busy schedules to educate our Y7 students today. Our students loved hearing your experiences. We are sure you will be getting some recruits in the future! pic.twitter.com/e2A4cHI8pu

26/02/24

Our Y7 students had the pleasure of meeting Andy and Zeus the incredible horses. Thank you so much for introducing our students to the varied careers in the . An inspirational day pic.twitter.com/QtcV1onryB

26/02/24

Fantastic Southwark Final 'Speak Out' Congratulations to the winners, but couldn't be more proud of finalists. Confident, thoughtful and challenging. Brilliant!

26/02/24

Arrived looking forward to La Boheme. pic.twitter.com/Xz08jfRP1u

26/02/24

in our seats ready for . Very excited. Thanks for organising. pic.twitter.com/sOLrah4P5v

26/02/24

It was a pleasure having Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich in the Gallery yesterday looking at all things portraiture related including our exhibition Auerbach Charcoal Heads 🖼️ pic.twitter.com/DKcGscIWOJ

26/02/24

🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:https://t.co/cXhlAIPOFJ

21/02/24

🎉Congratulations to both and on maintaining their Outstanding Ofsted judgments following recent inspections!Read more about their success here:https://t.co/cXhlAIPOFJ

21/02/24

It was a pleasure having Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich in the Gallery yesterday looking at all things portraiture related including our exhibition Auerbach Charcoal Heads 🖼️ pic.twitter.com/DKcGscIWOJ

08/02/24

in our seats ready for . Very excited. Thanks for organising. pic.twitter.com/sOLrah4P5v

08/02/24

Arrived looking forward to La Boheme. pic.twitter.com/Xz08jfRP1u

07/02/24

Fantastic Southwark Final 'Speak Out' Congratulations to the winners, but couldn't be more proud of finalists. Confident, thoughtful and challenging. Brilliant!

05/02/24

Our wonderful Mental Health Ambassadors have prepared a week of activities to support pic.twitter.com/rE3cVZeQN7

30/01/24

"Pupils thrive at this exceptional school". Our Ofsted report is now published. Outstanding in every category. A huge thanks to our amazing students, staff and community for making HGAED truly outstanding. pic.twitter.com/e1nbbgXRM6

29/01/24

So proud of our Glee Club for participating in the Glee Club Challenge 🎶 https://t.co/jQtcu3qza5

29/01/24

Our Y10 students were absolutely thrilled to meet and listen to her insight into her brilliant 'Leave Taking. Students were thrilled with their signed copies of the text and will treasure them forever 🌟 pic.twitter.com/OCjW1PGEL3

25/01/24

Our students found the 'myth busting' session hugely informative. They voted alongside HRH Duchess of Edinburgh on common myths - a learning experience for all! A huge thank you to Ms Simon Hall for sharing her expertise with us! pic.twitter.com/rs3DFX0pRE

25/01/24

Incredible day for our students with Her Royal Highness Duchess of Edinburgh as part of campaign. pic.twitter.com/F9cG0vw82B

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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


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 29th March 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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