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Retweetd From Kristy MacDonald

I had a the absolute pleasure of watching the yr 7 drama class performing Henry V at the Globe today - such an amazing experience for them (and they were awesome), truly🎭❤️


Proud of the contribution of each and every one: brilliant competitors; awesome training and support from PE team. I hope you all heard the screams of support from the stands!


Another brilliant Harris Federation sports days and another amazing result for Overall girls winners 2019 🥇


students learn about tectonic hazards during a trip to . They loved the interactive workshop called ‘Rocks the world', where they explored the properties of the Earth's mantle using custard and created their own !


Free event for girls aged 13+. Come to a celebration of women in STEM at a special panel discussion with . Wed 31 July, 11am-2.30pm. Free food! Find out how people begin their STEM careers


Are you aged 16–21 and looking to develop new skills this summer? The has a new summer programme called Greengross Creatives. Find out more at It looks good! Deadline for applications is 11 July.


Retweetd From SMM CE School

Thank you to all the representatives from local secondary school's who met with our parents, carers and children from Year 4 and Year 5 for our Secondary transition workshop. and Kingsdale.


Our pleasure! Thanks to all the families for helping create a wonderful day


Retweetd From HPAEastDulwich

Thank you to the boys from and girls from for helping out at our Summer Fair today


Retweetd From Creative Activism

Thanks to everyone who came to support Hairytage the Final Cut we have had an amazing journey with and it’s safe to say We Love Peckham! ❤️💜🧡


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Tomorrow! Hairytage the final cut, the culmination of a creative research project exploring . Performance inspired by creative conversations


Retweetd From Royal Steel Pan

1 week to go until Royal Steel headline Peckham Pan Fest with performances for , Bellenden Primary and Dog Kennel Hill school with special guest reggae artist


Will ask! Thanks for the prompt...


Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

Please can you share with your students. We are looking for young people (individuals/groups) to perform/showcase their talent! Thank you 😊🎤🎼🎹🎻🎹🎷


Retweetd From Creative Activism

Excited to be putting together the performance for our final Hairytage event


Starting secondary school in this September? Check out our website at for some useful tips


Eid Mubarak to all of our families, friends and colleagues celebrating today


We’re looking for a history teacher and a science teacher for September. Flexible working, part time and job shares welcome. Come and join our amazing staff and work with the best kids around 😊


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Would you like to join the new Police Cadets group at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich? Every Tues from 7-9pm. Everyone welcome. Find out more at


would be good to contact about this, thanks!

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Design Technology

Design and Technology encompasses both Food Technology and Product Design. Click the links below for more information about both these exciting aspects of the curriculum.

Read the latest news stories about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths at our academy, including new projects and trips.

Food Technology

Food Technology is an exciting and popular practical subject which forms a fundamental part of everyday life in our academy. Food Technology allows students to demonstrate their creativity when making food products as well as to gain an understanding of food science and nutrition. All students study food technology at KS3. One lesson is taught weekly, lasting 1 ½ hours.  

This enables students to learn where food comes from, how to cook a range of dishes safely and hygienically and how to plan, prepare and cook healthy balanced meals for a variety of different people.

Students are given the opportunity to further develop and broaden their knowledge in the following areas:

  • healthy eating
  • food and cooking
  • diet and health
  • wise food shopping

Students at Key Stage 4 are given the chance to explore food from a variety of cultures around the world and be inspired to design, create, develop and communicate their ideas in an innovative way. Students regularly test, modify and evaluate products made to ensure suitability for intended users. 

The ‘Real World Learning’ experience that is encompassed in this subject prepares students for life beyond the classroom by, for example, learning to read food labels independently and understanding what contributes to a healthy balanced diet.

Product design

Product Design focuses on making quality products suitable for the commercial market. Students are provided with the opportunity to gather experience of problem solving in the practical world, using both hand skills and up-to-date computer controlled technology to put design ideas into practice.

The course teaches students about a wide range of materials, both natural and man made, the processes needed to form them and their use in the commercial world. Working on real life projects entails considering the environment both locally and globally.  State of the art facilities available in the department enable quality products to be made to commercial standards.