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12/12/19

Dear parents/ carers, our advisor will be attending the Year 11 parents’ evening on Thurs 19 Dec, 4-6.30pm. She will be available if you would like to speak to her with your daughter about post 16 options or would like independent careers advice.

10/12/19

Brilliant visit to King’s College for their medical activity day https://t.co/NEtdWtIy5I

06/12/19

Clubs still run until the end of term: don’t forget spoken word and songwriting club, philosophy club, eco club, art club, STEM club, design club, boxing...so many choices

06/12/19

Retweetd From Southwark Libraries

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05/12/19

Year 11 parents/ carers... a reminder of our parents’ evening on Thursday 19th December 4.00-6.30pm. Your daughter should make short appointments with her subject teachers ahead of the meetings. Thanks and see you there!

05/12/19

Year 13 parents/ carers... a reminder of our parents’ evening on Thursday 12th December 4.00-6.30pm. We look forward to welcoming you! Your daughter should make short appointments with her subject teachers ahead of the meetings. Thanks

05/12/19

Thanks for coming! We're looking forward to the re-match already!

03/12/19

Retweetd From Miata Amy Noah

What can I say? is a great programme! I love teaching it and I’m lucky to work in a school that invests in young by providing this crucial intervention. https://t.co/xBwpcPkOFg

03/12/19

We are excited to be offering the Duke of Edinburgh award for the first time to girls in Years 9, 10 and 12. Our DofE information evening for parents/carers is on Thurs 5th of Dec, 5-6pm. Come along to find out more, or visit https://t.co/14SlC3B3P1 https://t.co/6ABda1FMTh

01/12/19

Congratulations

29/11/19

Retweetd From Southwark Council

Our statement in response to the incident on London Bridge today. https://t.co/YnciekdjlI

29/11/19

All the pupils who visited the Charles Dickens Museum today are approx 20 minutes away from school-all safe and well and will return to school shortly.

29/11/19

We’re helping to support our local food bank in Peckham. Please donate!!

28/11/19

Please can we ask all parents and visitors using cars to help keep our pupils safe? Please do not park on the lines outside the school as it endangers other road users and pedestrians https://t.co/GIzHXXVapc

27/11/19

Please make sure to top up your daughter’s catering account online through Wise Pay. It’s much easier and safer than carrying cash-and you can be sure the money is spent on a healthy meal not sweets!

26/11/19

Year 9 and 10: a wonderful opportunity to visit Barcelona in June! Catch up with the MFL team this week to secure your place

22/11/19

This week’s philosophy club big question: to what extent is beauty a social construct?

21/11/19

Our key stage 4 reading club launches into ‘I am Malala’ this half term. Inspirational https://t.co/aGKcdhS6SJ

19/11/19

So delighted that two of our post 16s are part of the Think Investments programme. Great opportunity to investigate the City of London

17/11/19

Thanks to all the organisations represented at for their excellent advice: big decisions for our Year 11s and 13s...the world awaits!

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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.