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18/11/18

You can pop in when you are available. There will be subject stalls for you to speak with subject teachers.

15/11/18

Our Y11 students enjoyed their A Level taster sessions during the P16 Open Evening for internal students this afternoon. Our external P16 Open Evening will take place for all students on November 22nd between 5.00 and 7.50pm at Harris Academy Beckenham. https://t.co/Qab7GeNZxP

14/11/18

All welcome to attend and support our talented rugby teams in the Beckenham 5th Annual Rugby Floodlit Tournament on Friday 30th November 2018 from 6.00 to 11pm. BBQ, mulled wine and a raffle all on offer along side some great rugby matches! https://t.co/S4NmZwTShm

13/11/18

We are very proud of Isaac who represented GB in a Korfball tournament this weekend. Isaac helped his team to finish 2nd place - a fantastic achievement - congratulations! https://t.co/dGyeMVkTIa

12/11/18

HABE prepares to remember... Students designed poppies, reflecting their thoughts, to make our display paying tribute to our service men and women. https://t.co/qb17yQQ9QU

11/11/18

Students representing the Academy in Beckenham for the remembrance parade today. https://t.co/2ohtwTbvwX

09/11/18

Great work by staff and students throughout the night!! Keep up the hard work, well done everyone involved!! https://t.co/eRZJUCqZlI

20/10/18

A successful first student commission meeting of the year yesterday! Lots of ideas and projects to work on across the Academy. https://t.co/xAwFuGFxBT

19/10/18

Spooky Halloween cakes for our wonderful staff to thank them for all their hard work this half term, baked by our extremely talented catering team! https://t.co/RUnkbMOS1m

18/10/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Huge CONGRATULATIONS! https://t.co/KoMwJFKafM

18/10/18

BEST CO-EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL IN BROMLEY - 2018 We are delighted to announce we are now the best performing co-educational school in the borough. For full details please see link below: https://t.co/lcucaYaTwJ

18/10/18

Our first student commission meeting of the year tomorrow! 30 successful applicants will be discussing the learning experience of students at our Academy! https://t.co/ZZBLAMTbeI

15/10/18

Our talented music students led by Ms Asio entertaining students and celebrating Black History Month. https://t.co/FIdy3PCOiO

12/10/18

We are about to kick off the first of our very popular open mornings! https://t.co/k6FmWhmdoH

12/10/18

Wow! A record breaking 3,822 visitors last night! Thank you to all our amazing staff and students who showcased our academy with such enthusiasm! https://t.co/19QDhj596T

11/10/18

Wonderful! https://t.co/TU7WnSjkBi

11/10/18

Our guests had the opportunity to create a poem in our English department! https://t.co/mM9Filq8WE

11/10/18

What will you discover in Science? https://t.co/sQL04DrT71

11/10/18

Each brick represents where a grandparent originated from - fascinating geographical facts! https://t.co/5PtpfGXkkS

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Welcome from the Executive Principal

We are now in our seventh year of conversion to a sponsored academy, and we are going from strength to strength! We were delighted to finally move to our brand new, state of the art building this September. Staff and students are thrilled with our new spacious, modern facilities and have settled well to our new home.

Rebecca Hickey - Executive Principal

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Academy Life

4 July 2017HABE Officially 'Outstanding' Ofsted 2017Harris Academy Beckenham Reaches ‘Outstanding’ in Latest Ofsted Report Harris Academy Beckenham has been rated ‘outstanding’ in every category in its latest Ofsted inspection. Our school was praised for the success of its teaching and the excellent conduct of students. Inspectors said: “Leaders at all levels in the school are aspirational for their pupils. They are determined that pupils will enjoy learning and achieve academic success.” “Teachers know their pupils well and plan challenging activities which meet the needs of all groups of pupils and enable them to make outstanding progress.” “Teachers are aspirational for their pupils and set high expectations for them. Pupils respond positively. They are determined to do their best and are confident about meeting ambitious targets set by their teachers.” “The school’s learning ethos of resourcefulness, reciprocity, resilience and reflectiveness has a strong impact on pupils’ personal development.” “Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. Their conduct is exemplary and contributes to a mature learning environment.” Rebecca Hickey, Principal of Harris Academy Beckenham, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have received the top rating of ‘outstanding’. It’s a reflection of the tremendous effort made by staff and students in every aspect of academy life. I am particularly pleased that Ofsted recognised the maturity and respectfulness of our students and their exemplary conduct, as well as our innovative WORD (literacy) programme. “We are all very proud of this result. This success will only add to the excitement of moving into our brand new building in September. As we near the end of the academic year, it is wonderful to end on such a high note and I would like to thank everyone who has been involved in making Harris Academy Beckenham an ‘outstanding’ school.” Click here to read the full report.
14 November 2018Harris Beckenham on Parade for Remembrance SundayOn Sunday the 11th of November, to commemorate the centenary of the armistice signed that ended the First World War, Harris Academy Beckenham students came out in force to show their respect for those in the community who fought and died forus. Our students took part in the parade, laying a wreath as part of the ceremony. We started at St. George’s Church, meandering our way down the High Street, towards the cenotaph. The mood was that of unity, everybody felt part of something truly poignant. The ceremony formally started when the parade reached the cenotaph. There were prayers, poems and hymns, to honour and remember the dead. Then it came to the two minutes silence. The Last Post echoed throughout the town, as the heads of all groups involved dipped in humility and respect. Silence fell as the last note rang out, punctuated by the rustle of the wind in the branches, and the distant cry of babies, who couldn’t understand the gravity of the situation. After this powerful display of respect, more prayers and the laying of the wreaths took place. Two of our students laid one for HABE. Lastly, we sang our national anthem, to show our continued unity and respect of one another. One thing that struck me was the enthusiasm that our students had for the event. Many took part knowing full well that they would spend a chunk of their Sunday standing out in the cold, and potential rain, yet they all did so with rigour and passion, which filled me with so much pride to be a Harris Beckenham student. Ultimately, this event was sombre and highly respectful. Our academy prides itself that we remember and honour the dead with such humility and respect, and that we teach our students the importance of being thankful to those who laid down their lives for our values: democracy, freedom, and liberty. By Oscar, year 12 student.
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