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20/09/21

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A little promotion from us for a local Southwark group offering girls access to yoga sessions. Take a look and sign up if you or someone you know are interested. https://t.co/61oSjLaoqG

20/09/21

Virtual Open Evening, Mon 20th Sept, 6-7pm. To access the open evening please see the link at https://t.co/y19O4dYmg7. The event will start promptly at 6pm. Thank you. https://t.co/9YJqhIjQN5

18/09/21

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18/09/21

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Sitting in the sun watching the astonishing formed from a collaboration with and Second viewing. Still had something in my eye. Wow! What a performance! https://t.co/KnKBmqKNcA

18/09/21

Excited to perform today at 1pm! The Endz is an original piece by our wonderful students & Here is a quick preview from rehearsals this morning! Come and join us on the main stage - you don't want to miss this! https://t.co/BFJMy7KXVw

18/09/21

We're so excited to be today! Come and see our original musical 'The Endz' with on the main stage at 1pm & chat with us in the Community Hub throughout the day! https://t.co/1KeRF7If1n

17/09/21

Details of Open Events for prospective Year 7 students are available. You can sign up for our virtual open evenings and onsite tours by clicking on the following link: https://t.co/HtofoSgizz https://t.co/wo7Xk1tes4

17/09/21

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JimiTheHero wins Ultimate Saver SunWhoCaresAward nominated by Malcolm’s dad as Prince Williams joined in celebrating him. https://t.co/VDwLKLEqNT

17/09/21

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A huge thank you to one of our very talented parents, Jessica Watson for designing this fantastic poster for our Autumn School Fair! As you can see our brilliant FOB have lots of fun planned for us! https://t.co/MvmQ0E2nlm

10/09/21

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Coming (very) soon... https://t.co/MmEueHRt3l

08/09/21

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Heading back to school or college is always hard, and especially at the moment - please remember help is available. If you're aged 11-25 you can get mental wellbeing advice and support via The Nest. Reach out here https://t.co/DWUjCN13EQ https://t.co/fozW65qrez

07/09/21

We are delighted to be receiving a donation of 100 books from - all written by authors of colour to inspire our students. Thank you Penguin! https://t.co/xTPmfc6urI https://t.co/nQbiQUdmGy

07/09/21

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Details of Open Events for prospective Year 7 students are now available. You can sign up for our virtual open evenings and onsite tours by clicking on the following link: https://t.co/HtofoSgizz https://t.co/ADmfTqaPg0

17/08/21

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Crystal Palace youth team footballer Kymani Skyers is among top passes. He achieved five grade 9s, two grade 8s and one grade 7 while jugging his football career https://t.co/K69TY4gxBY

17/08/21

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this Sunday 10.30am - 2pm​ Harris SE15 5DZ https://t.co/wmJ7mc8Q93

12/08/21

So proud of how Kymani has managed his football career and his academic studies. What a superstar! https://t.co/M0panVmq7S https://t.co/UOmotHaF0O

12/08/21

It was great to welcome the into the Academy today! Here is Yeray's story. We are so proud of all of our students! https://t.co/qzXOhcUMvS

12/08/21

Fantastic to see our students feature in the today! Here is Jalisha's story. We are so proud of all of our students! https://t.co/yUstR13FIz

12/08/21

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Lovely to hear about the students - fantastic achievements 👏👏👏 https://t.co/71wiu4aGcq

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Posted on August 12th 2021

GCSE Success at Harris Academy Peckham

Students at Harris Academy Peckham have been celebrating this morning after picking up their GCSE results.

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the Year 11 group did exceptionally well and achieved some fantastic results.

Rianna Small-Lawrence has achieved 9 and  in combined science, 9 in RS, 8’s in English language and literature, 7 in maths, 7 in food technology and a 6 in French. She will now go on to study for her A Levels and aspires to study social sciences at university to enable her to pursue a career in Mental Health or Social Sciences.

Commenting on Rianna’s resilience and determination, Claudette Bergin, Principal of Harris Academy Peckham, said:

“Rianna really is a phenomenal student who has shown true resilience and determination. We admire her strength to see the rainbows past the storm. She has worked so hard and deserves these amazing results. Her commitment to doing well in her exams has been powerful beyond belief.”

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Another student who deserves congratulations is Sabrin Hassan, who has achieved either 3 or 4 grades higher in subject grades. She is off to Harris Academy Bermondsey to study tor her A Levels in Biology, Psychology and English and hopes to go to university.

Kymani Skyers has worked incredibly hard to juggle his football training with his school work and has done both with real flair. He has put in lots of work while playing for a Premier League youth team Crystal Palace but this did dilute his determination to achieve the top grades in his subjects.

Kymani appreciates that a successful football career is not guaranteed even for the most talented of footballers, so he has worked hard towards his favourite subject, biology. He feels that this will enable him to look after himself better as an athelete and open the doors for a career in physiotherapy.

Commenting on his plans for the future, he said: “I see this as the best of both worlds. Two possible careers in fields that I love, and these complement each other very well.”

He achieved five grade 9s, two grade 8s and one grade 7, and he is determined to pursue a career in football - either as a footballer or a physiotherapist.

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Amira Lagzouli is an outstanding student who has worked tirelessly since Year 7 in all subjects! She is highly motivated, determined, caring and always inspirational to her peers. She sets extremely high expectations for herself and will settle for nothing less than excellence. Amira achieved grade 9 in English literature, English language, Science, Maths and History, grade 8 in Music and Spanish. These are wonderful results that are so thoroughly deserved! Amira has future aspirations of becoming a Doctor and we know that the Medical profession will be very lucky to gain such a wonderful young person. We are so incredibly proud! 

Safa Ghouini is wonderful student who has worked incredibly hard since Year 7. She is diligent, conscientious and extremely determined. During the lockdowns she worked tirelessly to ensure that her grades were not affected by the global pandemic. Post lockdown she continued to strive to achieving the best grades possible with the future aim of studying Psychology, History and English Literature at Post 16 level. Safa achieved a grade 9 in Drama, History and English Language, grade 8 in science and grade 7 in English Literature, Maths and Spanish. These are phenomenal results and so well deserved! 

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Yeray Penu is a scholar of both music and maths, Yeray's passions complement each other perfectly. Yeray enjoys playing music composed by his favourite composer Bach, on both piano and flute, and revels in the mathematical study of the harmony as well as ensuring that he keeps the dexterity in his fingers for his Rubiks cube competitions (he is the reigning Harris Federation champion). Alongside his studies, Yeray attended Centre for Young Musicians (CYM), was Principal Flute in the Academy Orchestra and Jazz Band and was a tenor in the Academy choir. With Grade 9s in both Maths and Music and a cacophony of other GCSEs at the highest level, Yeray will continue his studies at A level. He dreams of becoming an Astrophysicist.

Jalisha Kamara - At the beginning of the first lockdown, with fewer distractions outside of academic work and outstanding motivation from her single mother who was also studying for her Midwifery degree at the same time, Jalisha re-engaged herself with her books and began to have more confidence in her abilities. Her engagement with online learning was exemplary and her teachers and friends noticed the remarkable change. Jalisha gave up a lot to focus more on her studies and has proved that hard work does pay off. She saw the return to face-to-face teaching at the start of Year 11 as an opportunity to really aim for the top grades and worked tirelessly to achieve one grade 9, 3 grade 8s, 2 grade 7s and one grade 6. She will be studying Maths, Psychology and History at Harris Academy Greenwich and hopes to become a lawyer.

Commenting on the whole year group, Claudette Bergin, said:

“We are so proud of all our Year 11 today. They have achieved some amazing results in a very challenging year. We wish them every success as they progress into the next stages of their education. Well done all!”


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How the South London Press covered our success and that of our local neighbours Harris Dulwich Girls and Harris Dulwich Boys.

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