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16/07/20

Year 7 girls and their parents have asked to see pics from our residential week in Loch Eil, , in Feb. We hope that you like looking back on the brilliant achievements and experiences! . LOADS of pics at https://t.co/w0jR3paQdV https://t.co/9Jnk38n6vA

14/07/20

The charity has created a great series of FREE online mini-modules to help mums develop their tech skills over the summer. You'll find modules on getting started with the internet, email, safety online, social media, and more. Have a look! https://t.co/hopgg9oQpa

08/07/20

A wonderful opportunity for our Year 11, 12 and 13 girls. Apply for a Words for Work internship. You have until 20th July to apply! https://t.co/MPqIN7hsEa

08/07/20

Looking for summer activities? Find out more about this 'Summer of Food and Fun' programme for children and families in and . https://t.co/eP6j251HmX https://t.co/tZqQBM0voN

06/07/20

Southwark Libraries have some great events, videos and fun activities for young people as part of their . Big thanks to our for everything they are doing for young people in . https://t.co/54j1OkjYPX

02/07/20

Is your daughter starting at Harris Dulwich Girls this September? Maya from Year 7 explains what it's like learning at HGAED. Read Maya's thoughts at https://t.co/vDzJwVDCty https://t.co/6dFyHcIJly

30/06/20

We are inviting every pupil and parent in Yrs 7-10 &12 into school during the last week of term to review learning and prepare for next term. We'll send you individual appointments shortly. Pls come with your child and contact us to rearrange if you can't make the time allocated.

30/06/20

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

So pleased with our virtual HGAED Speed networking launch this week! We have had 30+ contributors from a range of industries including charity/ medical/law/politics and TV. If you are interested in contributing please contact me: careers.org.uk https://t.co/K2uR66Rod8

30/06/20

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

Hooray, students and try to bring some of the passion and enthusiasm for books, publishing and diversity into our little outpost all are such an inspiration

30/06/20

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

In preparation for birthday we have a great virtual assembly this week celebrating the heroic efforts of NHS workers throughout history. It’s great to see the representation and efforts of all. We wish you an early Happy Birthday from Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich. 😊 https://t.co/2vlCWan33E

25/06/20

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

Reminder- BBC Bitesize have a range of inspiring videos and advice for students. https://t.co/8Xpght6Jbp

22/06/20

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

students are really grateful for the outreach opportunities. Only this week a year 12 student emailed how she is following advice as she prepares to start her personal statement. Thanks

19/06/20

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

Looking forward to Monday when and will be live with students. A fantastic opportunity to consider and Claudia Hammond's book 'The Art of Rest'. Students and parents can email questions to Tales.org.uk

11/06/20

We look forward to seeing Year 10 and 12 next week. Do walk or cycle if you can. Parents of students in Years 10 and 12 have already been sent letters about the phased reopening, but you can see general information at https://t.co/PeaVrUO9gf https://t.co/sglNdYpjXv

09/06/20

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

Please share. 14-25 years? Join us tomorrow @ 4pm for our event. Please reg. https://t.co/epmPAyOzCM - Guest panel! “Small steps such as this contribute to a wider change in society and a better society that is equal for all”. ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏻✊🏽❤️ https://t.co/IfVAj0AZ8q

09/06/20

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

https://t.co/6HUqaIeE6b A useful guide to making a video for the current competition

08/06/20

We're really looking forward to seeing Year 10 and Year 12 next week. Please walk or cycle to school if you can. https://t.co/Ri27Y0ifTp

08/06/20

Retweetd From Dr Pamela Fennell

students interested in careers in the built environment might be eligble to apply for scholarships. 10 available each year for undergraduate studies for students from under-represented backgrounds. https://t.co/h4QTwVtm8A

05/06/20

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

Thank you and for another delivery of books ready to send out to reviewers and students as prizes. We will be sending them out this week.

04/06/20

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

WE STAND IN SOLIDARITY! ✊🏿✊🏻✊🏾 Please RT / share with young people. Aged 14+? Please join us Friday 05/06 for - interactive discussion on issues that affect young people - - Please email /DM to book and we will send you details. Thank you ✊🏿✊🏻✊🏾 https://t.co/BcTJfp1ysF

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Support for Parents

We are committed to ensuring that your child is able to continue to learn and achieve over the next few weeks as schools are closed.

We appreciate that this will be a challenging time for yourselves and your children. We are expecting your daughter to take a strong level of responsibility for her learning and to attempt as much of the work set as she can, seeking out the advice and guidance of staff if she is unsure and requires assistance.

We understand that you are not teachers and we are not expecting that every task will be completed, nor that you have all the answers to your daughter’s queries about her various subjects. It’s important that you maintain a sane, safe and happy home.

There are various ways for you and your children to get in touch for advice and support if this is required. Whilst there may be a skeleton staff presence on site, the site will not generally be open for visits. You can contact the academy using the methods described below.


For general queries

Email info@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk or call reception 0207 732 2276 between 9am and 2pm. Someone will pass on your query to the relevant member of staff, who will endeavour to get in touch with you via phone. Email/telephone response time will be 24-48 hours.


Academic queries

For queries about academic matters, including queries about understanding the work set, your daughter should email her teachers directly or use the chat functions in Edmodo or MS Teams, following the etiquette for remote working. The email addresses of staff can be accessed when your daughter uses her school email address. Response time 24-48 hours.


For safeguarding or welfare matters

Email the relevant Head of House or our Education Welfare Officer Chris Lamb. Contact details are available on the academy website contact page. Response time 24-48 hours. If the matter requires urgent attention, you should contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead Aimee Robson on a.robson@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk 

Please note that an emergency should always be reported to police and/or children’s social care as staff will not check emails constantly. All pupils can also seek support via the SHARP function on the academy website.

All pupils have access to an Edmodo group for their year group which is monitored and includes lots of materials to support physical and mental wellbeing, as we recognise many children are finding the current situation very worrying. Please encourage your daughter to access those materials, and to contact kooth.com if she has a concern about her wellbeing that she would like to speak to someone about.


Food banks

We appreciate that during this time, many people will be experiencing difficulties for a variety of reasons such as loss of earnings. There are a number of food banks operating in the borough that can support families:

  • Southwark Foodbank - (PECAN) 020 773 20007. Five centres operating in the borough with opening times and locations listed on its website.
  • Oasis Foodbank - 0207 357 7331.Has one distribution centre in Southwark at St George The Martyr Church, Borough High St, London, SE1 1JA .
  • Central Southwark Community Hub - 020 7703 1653, Four centres in the borough with locations and opening hours listed on its website. Clients need to be referred to Margaret Taribo (margaret.taribo@cschub.co.uk)  before a visit is made. 
  • Camberwell Community Fridge – 020 7737 6186. Albrighton Centre. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • The Borough Free Fridge – 020 7357 7331. St George The Martyr Church, Borough High Street, SE1 1JA. Open Tuesday afternoon, 2-5pm.
  • Southwark Community Hub - 020 7525 5000 or email covidsupport@southwark.gov.uk for food parcels.

Staying safe online

You'll find useful information and support about keeping children safe online at: