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11/07/19

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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🎭❤️

11/07/19

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!

11/07/19

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

10/07/19

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 ! https://t.co/Rsh52qdHkl

09/07/19

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 https://t.co/ikmJQvPmsw https://t.co/jVum1ho5SN

03/07/19

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 https://t.co/OuUazFqX8a. It looks good! Deadline for applications is 11 July. https://t.co/nDavHj06yk

28/06/19

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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. https://t.co/3KW71muEBb

27/06/19

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

24/06/19

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Thank you to the boys from and girls from for helping out at our Summer Fair today https://t.co/lMAKsgdWNG

24/06/19

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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! ❤️💜🧡 https://t.co/QRvmmvnDll

21/06/19

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Tomorrow! Hairytage the final cut, the culmination of a creative research project exploring . Performance inspired by creative conversations https://t.co/cyFRZqw93t

16/06/19

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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 https://t.co/kmHxUZwlY7

16/06/19

Will ask! Thanks for the prompt...

11/06/19

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

10/06/19

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Excited to be putting together the performance for our final Hairytage event https://t.co/aCa45vuGOw

10/06/19

Starting secondary school in this September? Check out our website at https://t.co/LrPcBwW75H for some useful tips https://t.co/CFKq5D8ivr

04/06/19

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

01/06/19

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 😊

23/05/19

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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 https://t.co/5mv6BIndkn https://t.co/tuUmf64v5l

22/05/19

would be good to contact about this, thanks!

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Posted on August 23rd 2018

GCSE Success at Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich

Harris Girls Etta and Allanna 2018 (2)   croppedHarris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich is incredibly proud of the GCSE exam results achieved by our students in 2017-18. Find out about our impressive A Level results too.

At GCSE, we are confident we will achieve a Progress 8 score in line with 2016-17 incredible +0.83, meaning our girls achieved on average nearly a whole GCSE grade better than students of similar ability in schools nationally.

73% of students achieved 5 grades including English and Maths at Grade 4+ – a strong performance given the new, more challenging curriculum. Students now study more challenging subjects, coursework has been scrapped in all but the creative subjects and there is a greater emphasis on recall of content and problem solving across the entire subject range.

54% of students achieved 5 grades including English and Maths at Grade 5+. 26% of students achieved a 7+ in English Literature (compared to 19.4% nationally).

47% achieved the English Baccalaureate, which measures achievement in the core academic subjects. This is well above the national average. Our students are encouraged to take a broad and academic curriculum with all our students having the opportunity to study a humanities subject.

The average grade achieved by our students in 2017-18 was a very creditable grade 5. In science, more than a quarter of the girls who took ‘triple’ science (biology, chemistry and physics) achieved an Grade 9 (compared to 12% nationally).  70% of students studying Psychology achieved a Grade 7+.


Notable individual succeses included Etta and Alanna (pictured above). 

  • Etta: Biology 9, Chemistry 9, Citizenship Studies 9, English Language 9, English Literature 9, Geography 9, Mathematics 8, Physics 8, Spanish 9, Portuguese A*, Latin A*.
  • Alanna: Grade 9 in English Language, English Literature, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish and an 8 in Geography.

"I’d like to congratulate each of our Year 11 students on their fantastic results," said Principal Carrie Senior. "It is a privilege to lead a school with such outstanding and committed staff and such hard working and determined students. Our students have been working with real commitment to prepare for these very important exams and it is great to see that work has paid off. Well done all at HGAED!”