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14/10/19

Year 7 parents’ evening is on Thursday 17th October 4.30-6.30pm. Your daughter should be making short appointments with her teachers ahead of the meetings. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact info.org.uk

11/10/19

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Today is International what a great day to explore ‘s list of profiles as part of their social media campaign: https://t.co/v6jVlIInco

11/10/19

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Celebrating our students with Harris Harmony, 100% my favourite part of our Federation Conference every year. https://t.co/SCpHZCOD2y

11/10/19

Super proud of our amazing Hairytage team, winners of a Transforming Lives award for their brilliant work https://t.co/puQunFDMRa

01/10/19

Thanks so much to everyone who visited our transition events. Don’t forget, happy to answer any questions and arrange tours if you missed out! Email transition.org.uk

26/09/19

Thank you to all our prospective parents and pupils who visited this evening. We’re looking forward to seeing you all on Monday and Tuesday to see the school at its best: full of our fab kids 😊

26/09/19

If you are attending our open evening, please try to use public transport to respect our neighbours. The roads around the academy do get congested during events. Thank you 😊

26/09/19

It’s this evening! Looking forward to meeting you all and sharing the best of our wonderful school. https://t.co/ZrqNSIN3HX

18/09/19

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Open mornings and evening at Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich, Sept and Oct 2019. See all three dates at https://t.co/KtkjYp5afa. First one, Thurs 26 Sept, 5pm. Meet our students and teachers. We look forward to showing you why we are so proud of our girls! https://t.co/eJWlWxiiid

17/09/19

A great article to think about the culture in schools that you visit-either as a prospective parent, pupil or member of staff https://t.co/ggNsgo4VLA

12/09/19

Open days-We’d advise asking about staff retention and experience and how both pupil and staff wellbeing are supported. It’s great staff, working in partnership with families, that help create great schools. We’re incredibly proud of ours 😊

12/09/19

It’s time for thinking about secondary applications and making sure you get the right fit for your children. The BBC gives some tips https://t.co/z2cXBrz02C

11/09/19

Issue 2 of our new student zine, Voices From the Rye, is out now, written and created by our girls with the help of their teachers. The second issue has the theme of ‘spirit’. Find out more and download your own copy at https://t.co/fYmeqEnMDP https://t.co/X6fVNksZAt

10/09/19

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We have had an amazing journey with our first artist in residence and are now open for applications for our 2020 residency! Please RT!#artistinresidence https://t.co/gMJMn8cjVN https://t.co/567V6xDhPQ

03/09/19

So excited to welcome our new year 7s tomorrow (Wednesday). 8:30 start please! See you then.

03/09/19

Open mornings and evening at Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich, Sept and Oct 2019. See all three dates at https://t.co/KtkjYp5afa. First one, Thurs 26 Sept, 5pm. Meet our students and teachers. We look forward to showing you why we are so proud of our girls! https://t.co/eJWlWxiiid

01/09/19

Just a reminder for staff...it’s for us. Tomorrow’s Monday. Excited to be back doing what we love! Hope all our staff had a wonderful and well deserved break. Breakfast from 8:00.

30/08/19

Starting Year 7? Here's some important information to help parents and their daughters feel ready for starting at our school next week. We're really looking forward to welcoming you! Read more at https://t.co/fw76ioUISc https://t.co/uEaMsjbWtZ

22/08/19

Now that results are out of the way...let’s think next steps!! A few remaining places left for post 16 level 3 courses. Late enrolment is next Wednesday 28th August from 9-3. See you then!

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Assessments

We are committed to ensuring all our students leave Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich with the very best results. We achieve this by great teaching, which is assessed through regular and rigorous testing.

The results of these tests are communicated to parents via the student report. The AMLG is the student’s assessment grade for that subject and the TMLG is the teacher prediction of what the student will achieve at the end of Key Stage 4. All assessment grades predict what a student will achieve at the end of Key Stage 4. Students are set end of Key Stage 4 targets based on their Key Stage 2 SATs results. A student should be achieving or exceeding this grade throughout their time at HGAED to ensure they achieve the best results.

Key Stage 3

In Key Stage 3 students sit termly written assessments in every subject. These tests are written centrally by the Harris Federation and test a student’s understanding of the content and skills they have covered to date. The marks are sent to the Federation for standardising and the student receives an assessment grade (an AMLG grade), which predicts what the student would achieve at the end of Key Stage 4, should they study this subject.

Key Stage 4

In Key Stage 4 students sit written assessments every half term, in every subject. As we offer a wide variety of option subjects at Key Stage 4, the methods of assessment are more diverse than at Key Stage 3. In English, Maths and Science students sit centrally written Federation assessments which are standardised centrally and produce an AMLG for the end of Key Stage 4. Other subjects use a range of assessment material, most notably past and specimen examination papers. Students in Year 10 and 11 sit their half termly examinations in the school hall. This is to build their confidence in the environment in which they will sit their external examinations. The mock examination schedule is published in advance so that students get a real experience of what the external examination period will feel like. Students entitled to access arrangements for examinations have their provision for every internal examination.

Key Stage 5

Our Post 16 students are assessed regularly through essays and examination questions; these form a core part of Post 16 homework tasks. In addition, students sit Mock Examinations in the school hall. All of the papers are written centrally by the Federation and moderation takes place in each subject. Students receive a published examination timetable in advance and sometimes have study leave so that they are able independently to organise their revision time.