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Praise from ‘Impact Factor’ after their experience with us for . They said that this was absolutely one of their ‘best experiences’ they spoke highly of the students' respectfulness and attitudes, as well as the welcoming and friendly nature of the staff.


‘I just wanted to say how impressed I was yesterday with the detailed curriculum thinking that is going on in the History team... the team were enthusiastic, collaborative and focused on how to provide students with the best possible curriculum.’ - Federation History Consultant.


'Hunt for confidence' in the sports hall, yoga in the hall, mindfulness drawing in the drama studio..


A focus on our students safety, mental health and wellbeing


A special visitor for our students on Character Development Day!


Today is Character Development Day! Our fantastic staff have been working hard to develop an exciting programme for her students to develop their learning and understanding of this important area.


Congratulations to our very talented UK Maths Challenge winners!


Any act of kindness goes a long way! Our students are encouraged to embrace this and following the launch of our Kindness Box this week, we are already congratulating students singled out by their peers for their own acts of kindness. We are immensely proud of our students!


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We are not surprised. Typical behaviour.


Our Year 11 have been amazing! Well done and good luck. A deserving send off 👏👏👏.


A huge congratulations to those who took part in the online Junior Math Challenge '21 28–29 April - students worked hard to prepare, and should be exceptionally proud of themselves. No matter their result, it is an achievement to have the opportunity to sit the challenging paper!


Meet our students who have gone above and beyond either academically or through their extra curricular activities. We like to celebrate their achievements with a brunch with our Principal!


We are so proud to receive a message like this: 'But how impressed I was when one extremely polite young man stood back and held back his mates to allow me to go in first. Probably doesn't sound much but what a fantastic impression it gave of the students at the Academy.'...


Meet our Y8 Heroes who saved our signet, seen here receiving their certificates!


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Can the brilliant community help reach 1000 followers! I am of course biased, however, great work takes place to support the & of young people every day! The more people we reach the more people we can help ❤️


Thanks to our caring students, this baby swan was rescued from attacking crows and shortly to be picked up by the Sevenoaks Swan Sanctuary.


Fantastic opportunity for our future medics at HABE....


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Ok to tweet: Science club was in full action this week with their first eggsperiment. Which material will make the best parachute and ensure your egg doesn’t crack 🥚 . Hard boiled eggs this week. The real deal next week and thrown from the roof 😱


Y7 practised observational drawing skills , sketching natural forms at our nature reserve.

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Key Information

We recognise that it is in the best interests of the students for there to be effective and open communication and information sharing between the school and parents/carers. In service of this we have dedicated this section of the website to sharing key information with you regarding the transition process.

Letters home will always be shared via email direct to the family but will also be stored electronically within the letters page to the left.

You will also find details about our catering services.

Should you have any questions that are not covered within these pages please contact the Academy via email, and our Transition team will be able to help.

Links to Additional Information

Please click on the links below to view other sections of our academy website that may be of interest to you and provide you with additional key information about Harris Academy Beckenham.

Term Dates 2021-2022

Key Information about Harris Academy Beckenham including Policies:




Letters have been sent to our new parents and students welcoming you to our Academy.

Copies of these letters can be found below:

Welcome Letter - March 2021



As part of the Harris Federation, the catering service at Harris Academy Beckenham is run by Chartwells, part of the Compass Group, who are a well-established and experienced school caterer.

Chartwells have worked closely with the team at the Harris Federation to ensure our students are provided with a great tasting, fun and nutritious menu, to help them build strong bodies, sharp minds and to lead long and healthy lives.

Our menu runs on a three weekly cycle and includes a range of hearty meals as well as food that can be enjoyed 'on the go'.  We provide students with a choice at breakfast, mid-morning break and lunch.

Please visit our main Catering page to view further details of our cashless payment system, special diet procedures and free school meals.