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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.


Brilliant visit to King’s College for their medical activity day


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, many choices


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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!


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


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


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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.


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




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Our statement in response to the incident on London Bridge today.


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.


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


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


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!


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


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


Our key stage 4 reading club launches into ‘I am Malala’ this half term. Inspirational


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


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

Harris Academies
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Posted on November 11th 2019

HGAED to Offer Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

Map readingWe are excited to be offering the Duke of Edinburgh award for the first time at Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich, to girls in Years 9, 10 and 12.

The Bronze award is a fantastic opportunity for HGAED students to gain new skills, make friends, give back to the community and step out of their comfort zone. It also equips students with skills and qualities highly beneficial to their future education and employment.

To discover more about the exciting journey that your daughter/ward could undertake, why not come to an information evening at the Academy on Thursday 5th of December, 5.00pm-6.00pm.

There are limited participant places on the DoE Award Scheme, with places allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis. Application forms will be accepted from Monday 2nd December and enrolment will close on Monday 9th December. Download an application form.

At the information evening you'll learn about the different sections of the scheme and how you can help students achieve their award. This will include information about the activities for the sections, training, expeditions. To take part in the award, students complete one hour of activity each week for six months in the following three sections: skills, physical and volunteering.

The final section of the award is the expedition where students are required to walk, navigate and camp in the countryside for two days and one night. Students will be trained over the course of the year in map reading, route planning and camping skills to prepare them for this challenging and highly rewarding part of the award.

This exciting opportunity will be available to Years 9, 10 and 12. Students who complete the Bronze award will be able to advance to the prestigious Silver and Gold awards.

If your daughter/ward is offered a place there is a £22.00 fee to enrol on the award (free for students in receipt of free school meals) payable on ParentPay on Monday December 16th.

There will be a further expedition fee of not more than £50.00 (subsidised for students in receipt of free school meals) This will help contribute to the cost of travel, campsites and equipment. Details of this will be provided in the spring term.

I am looking forward to supporting students as they start their DofE journey. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any further questions or queries.

Ms J.Lee, Duke of Edinburgh Manager (

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