HABE's Careers Fair is taking place on Friday 8th July to introduce our students to employers in order to inspire them in making the best decisions for their careers. We need guest speakers from industries such as retail, baking, hospitality, entertainment and Medicine.


They managed to complete 5 miles in an 1hr 45 in the heat and walked up the steepest of hills, but that did not stop the students. We have now raised £730 for Save the Children, and the Diversity Group members are over the moon with how their teamwork and hard work has paid off.


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are you thinking about becoming a teacher? Our experienced and friendly team will be available at Harris Girls Academy East Dulwich Wednesday 18th May 4 - 5pm. Tickets are free and available here


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The Performing Arts team are pleased to announce our talent show - Harris Academy Beckenham Extravaganza (HABE) Wednesday 25th May. Please come along to support the arts- Tickets can be purchased from a member of the PArts team


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Musical students had an amazing afternoon singing show tunes at our Show Choir Workshop - producing an amazing sound! Keep your eyes peeled for the next workshop in May! 🎼


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It was a great pleasure to be with you all - so impressive. As Lord Harris said, children only get one education so we need to make it as good as it can be. Thanks for all you do to make that a reality.


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Can you sing, rap, dance, act, juggle? If yes, the Performing Arts department want you to audition this coming Wednesday, 27th April 3.15-4.30, for our upcoming talent show!! 🎭🎼


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SO proud of our Year 11 students today and their performances for the GCSE PE Moderation 👏🏼


Great to hear our year 10s are securing some great WEX placements, from a solicitors office, to a professional football club! Please contact the Academy if you have a business that could place one of our Year 10 students from 11-15th July.


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Well done to staff at who are truly going the extra mile to support one of their students... On Thursday 21st April they will be completing a 36-mile night walk to raise funds for and 👏 ✍️


Well done to our very own Lily & Evie who have been shortlisted for the international Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year! Lily has had 4 photos shortlisted, and Evie has had 1 photo shortlisted – we wish both of them the best of luck for the final!




Some great cooking in 'the hub' last week with Mrs Young!


Triple Science Debate: "Life would not long remain possible in the absence of microbes" As part of Science Week we organised a debate on the role of microbes in life on Earth, challenging students to think about positive and negative implications of Microbial life.


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The eco-seating team smashed the day; Morden


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The Last Dance with the Year 11 Netball Team this afternoon 🏐 had them since year 7 and tonight they played their last netball game together 💔 it’s been a pleasure coaching you all and watching you all develop over the past 5 years!


Good luck to Miss Carvall who will be joining in London's charity event. This campaign focuses on raising money for young homeless people. if you wish to donate to this cause, click the link down below: ⬇️⬇️


We are still looking for the perfect person to join our team here at Harris Academy Beckenham as a part-time Food Technician. If you're interested, or you know somebody who might be, let us know!

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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.