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'This was extremely useful (it was a hot day) and he was very friendly and polite. I just wanted to let you know we were very grateful for his help on Monday and he is a credit to his school and family. Am sure he’ll go far!'


We think our students are fantastic but it makes us so proud when we hear it from members of the public! 'I was carrying a heavy desk and one of your pupils, noticed us carrying the desk and immediately stopped to help us carry until the end of the road until the junction.'


Some of our Year 7 and 8 Geographers competed in the Harris Federation Geography Quiz competition. Congratulations with your 4th place finish!


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School’s nearly out for the summer! 📚✏️☀️ on the past school year can help us feel a sense of closure before enjoying a well deserved break. We want you to know that however you or your child is feeling about the end of the year is perfectly understandable.


with two girls winning prizes! We are incredibly proud of the girls for their hard work and resilience, it has not been the easiest year but they certainly made the most of their experience and together we have created some amazing memories.


To celebrate, we joined The Girls Network ceremony to recognise their achievements, reflect on their journey and welcome them as Girls Network ambassadors. Sadly, some of our girls could not be there due to isolating but they still managed to join the celebration online


Congratulations to this year’s cohort of the Girls Network! Despite many trials and tribulations to their year due to Covid restrictions, the girls remained dedicated to their mentoring sessions and personal progress.


What a glorious day for some local fieldwork here at HABE. Infiltration rates in this heat are providing us with some interesting results! Superstar geographers at work!


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I think Zain sums up how we all feel. This beautiful letter written especially for and the other England team players. We will be sending this and many more young writer letters to the team!


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As sad as our pupils were about the final, they were devastated to see the ugly, racist abuse that followed. ’s response is brave and dignified. He is and always will be a role model to children in this country, on and off the pitch.


We are so proud of you !


Welcoming our new September colleagues!


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Our year 8 students at the Federation Sports Day today! Come on HABE 🏆🥇🥈🥉🏆


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Well done to Matilda S for placing 1st in the 800m 🥇 fantastic effort!


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Congratulations to Deborah T for placing 2nd in shot putt at the Federation Sports Day 🥈 so proud of you!


Thanks to the incredible generosity of we are now in receipt of refurbished laptops to give to students in need to enhance their study at home.


Our Duke of Edinburgh expedition in action!


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PE Bulletin for w.b Mon 5th July


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Just a reminder of our new texting service, The Signpost! We are available between 9-5pm Monday - Friday. Please share with anyone aged 11-18 you think may benefit from a mental health chat sometime.

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Student Voice


Student Voice

The voice of our students at Harris Academy Beckenham is of vital importance.

The voice of our students plays an important part in the successful running of the Academy. There are many avenues through which students can voice their views, both informally and formally. From running for Student Leadership Group to joining Student Council to participating in student surveys, we want every student to know that their voice is heard and valued.

Student Voice also provides opportunities for students to engage with the larger community. By supporting charities through fundraisers, raising the profile of the academy within Beckenham and opportunities to participate in the Bromley Youth Council, students have the chance for student voices to be amplified and make an impact beyond our four walls.

If you would like to find out more about our student voice program at Harris Academy Beckenham then please email Ms La Joice:

Student voice table of leadership

Head Girl and Head Boy

Our 6th form student leaders are taking the lead with Student Voice. The Head Boy and Girl lead Student Leadership Group meetings with Prefects mentoring year groups. They meet on a regular basis to plan and present ideas to the Principal and Assistant Leadership Group.

Student Leadership Group


The Student Leadership Group (SLG) meets once a month and is made up of a student from each tutor group across years 7-11. To be part of the SLG, students are elected in the first term of each year.

An agenda is created by Ms La Joice and the 6th form leaders, with students being given time to prepare for each meeting with their fellow tutor group members. Minutes are written up for each meeting and presented back to the Academy Leadership Group where actions are put in place. Feedback is then given to the rest of the student body via HouseMail at the end of our weekly assemblies.

Each year group is focused on a specific key area, creating action plans, and making suggestions to improve the student experience here at HABE:

Year 7 – Enrichment

Year 8 – Engagement

Year 9 – Conduct

Year 10 – Wellbeing

Student Commission

The Student Commission meets once a month throughout the academic year and is made up of 20-30 students from years 7-12. This group of students are split into three focus groups: leaders of learning who assess the learning in the classroom; an action group who focus on change that the Student Leadership Group (see above) discuss; and a research group who find out relevant issues amongst the student body. To be part of the Student Commission students are required to complete an application form.

Meeting dates

If your son/daughter is successful in becoming part of the Student Leadership Group the dates for each meeting are listed below. Although these can be subject to change, both parents and students will be notified if this is to happen.

  • Wednesday 6th October 2021
  • Wednesday 3rd November 2021
  • Wednesday 1st December 2021
  • Wednesday 12th January 2022
  • Wednesday 2nd February 2022
  • Wednesday 2nd March 2022
  • Wednesday 20th April 2022
  • Wednesday 4th May 2022
  • Wednesday 8th June 2022
  • Wednesday 6th July 2022

Student Council

The Student Council is an enrichment opportunity for students to engage in discussing key issues at the academy.

The Student Council meets weekly for half hour sessions and is made up of students from all year groups. The discussion topics range from bullying and discrimination to building positive staff-student relationships to reflecting on events and initiatives. Student Council provides an additional chance for students to make suggestions and participate in action plans instigated by the Student Leadership Group.

Student Voice Survey

Please click below to complete a survey to help continue to improve your student experience.