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16/01/19

We warmly invite all parent/carers of our Year 9 students to attend our Parent Consultation Evening on Thursday 31st January from 4.30 to 7.15pm. This is a vital opportunity to meet with your son/daughters's teachers to discuss their progress.

07/01/19

Our fantastic Spring enrichment programme starts tomorrow... https://t.co/oJW1wl4UhP

18/12/18

We look forward to warmly welcoming our parents, carers and students to the Y11 Parent Consultation Evening tonight from 4.15pm to 7.15pm.

13/12/18

Our students bake and serve fresh mince pies at Ralph Perrin Court this afternoon. https://t.co/WcLq6Bigx7

13/12/18

A fantastic start to the Christmas concert at Ralph Perrin Court! https://t.co/GOz1hZyz3K

12/12/18

We are delighted to announce that 71 Big Red Boxes were filled and collected ready to be distributed to those in need in our local community during this festive season. Thank you very much to all those parents, students and staff who donated so generously. https://t.co/NNb7Z4M9Fl

05/12/18

Fashion taken to new heights - recycling clothes has never been so chic! Our scientists and budding fashion designers have worked hard today on their creations with our very own fashion show as a grand finale. HABE Innovation Day. https://t.co/zDiHTn5Iwx

05/12/18

Upcycling was taken to another level today in DT where students designed and made their own sustainable tote bags - just in time for Christmas too! HABE Innovation Day. https://t.co/OvAlVe6EvV

05/12/18

It was truly amazing to listen to the sound tracks our students composed today using the latest technology! HABE Innovation Day. https://t.co/pmMexZ0UHP

05/12/18

Our Scientists, having theoretically been stranded on a dessert island are tasked with creating a water filtration system to enable them to drink fresh water and survive! https://t.co/xQLGEhbwEL

05/12/18

Our budding mathematicians are testing the hypothesis that height and arm length affects the range of distance achieved whilst throwing a ball. HABE Innovation Day. https://t.co/eZC6lTGuAF

05/12/18

HABE is honored to welcome to our Academy - celebrated author of Pigeon English. Our Y11 students are absorbed listening to Stephen answer questions about his book, giving a first hand perspective of the written text and characters involved. https://t.co/y1V6rZQ0dG

05/12/18

Retweetd From HABE Sport

GCSE group safely arrived at bluewater for an innovation day bounce! https://t.co/mdchBBwDog

05/12/18

May the humble brussel sprout inspire our students to eat well and enjoy cooking them at Christmas! HABE Innovation Day - Food Tech https://t.co/2lsIsO94c9

05/12/18

Innovation Day at HABE! Exciting trips and deep learning experiences on offer to all our students today...

29/11/18

We are looking forward to seeing lots of parents, students and friends at the U13s festival tomorrow evening! https://t.co/veRRNF6yz5

28/11/18

All parents/carers of our Y11 students are invited to tonight's Science Master Class. Refreshments from 5.30pm, presentation at 6pm. Find out how best to support your child with the challenge of the new Science GCSE.

27/11/18

Our Y7 and Y8 students enjoyed our speaker raising awareness about body confidence and self worth. Students were guided to accept themselves for who they are rather than placing value on how social media presents unrealistic body images. https://t.co/eriQH1sHb1

24/11/18

Another great student commission meeting yesterday! Our areas of focus for the year have been sorted.... https://t.co/FD29LBTu3t

23/11/18

Well-done boys!! Keep up the hard work. https://t.co/TpGUA1s8Iu

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Welcome Message

Thank you for taking your time to find out the latest news and events at Harris Academy Beckenham.

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.

Our OFSTED Inspection in July 2017 judged our Academy as ‘Outstanding’ in every category, a remarkable achievement under the very challenging parameters of the new framework! The full report is available to download from our home page; however some of the key comments published note the following:  

The school’s culture of aspiration and ambition is clearly demonstrated in classes.

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.’

Our 2017 results were yet again record breaking! Our A2 students attained a remarkable B- average grade; this is significantly higher than national averages, and the highest in the Federation! The number of students securing university places is rapidly increasing, now almost 90%, a growing number of which are Russell Group Universities.

Against the new measure of basics (English and Maths GCSE combined) we were yet again well above the national expectations, scoring 69% and our progress 8 score is 0.38 (provisional). The number of students securing the EBAC measure is increasing yearly demonstrating success across a range of subjects.

We are now fully co-educational, with young ladies in every year group from 7-13.  Our recruitment drive proved to be exceedingly successful as we were oversubscribed for both Year 7 and Year 12.

As you can see from our website, our ethos of Scientific Enterprise is having a significant impact on the learning experiences our students are being introduced to and is contributing to the enrichment curriculum within and beyond the classroom. By focusing on the learning attitudes of Resilience, Reflectiveness, Resourcefulness and Reciprocity, our students are developing crucial life skills which will support their journey through to University and beyond. We have added many new sections to our website, so please take time to investigate more about the curriculum and provision we offer. We look forward to informing you of future events and to celebrate our students’ successes.

Yours

Rebecca Hickey
Executive Principal