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05/12/18

We can't wait to see the Christmas Nativity shows in a few weeks' time! Got to make sure Ms Brand's voice keeps going until then! https://t.co/20hzQyJLXc

04/12/18

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Day 3 of with led by Executive Principal of Chris Everitt | enjoying listening to Lohengrin in the corridors over lunch https://t.co/Uy3NbrugOV

01/12/18

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Mince pies and Q&A ! Monday 10th December from 4.30pm https://t.co/PKvaFu3N05

30/11/18

An amazing music lesson taking place at HGA. teaching different rhythms using claps and playing new notes. https://t.co/2aB1et0N7E

22/11/18

We're pleased to announce the Yr5/6 Carol Concert will be at St. Augustine's Church in Belvedere. Check the newsletter for details! https://t.co/G24hsJJIk2

15/11/18

Alfie is our playground king after beating Mr Smith on our new mega board. "This was the first time I've played Mr Smith," says Alfie. "It was a bit of an achievement for me. I knew he'd be a challenge." Top work, Alfie! https://t.co/bjAij6pDwK

15/11/18

Come to our Sixth Form Open Event, Weds 21 Nov, 5-7pm. At Harris Garrard Academy, Yarnton Way, Thamesmead, DA18 4DW. Discover all the the fantastic opportunities on offer. Find out more at https://t.co/tQ4PiT9fSJ https://t.co/Jg6iCfAbNL

13/11/18

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Inspiring words for the students at ! It's such a privilege to be able to visit our during their ! https://t.co/ARkRif5TPU

09/11/18

Our KS2 netballers won their match tonight 24-0! They were aiming for 26 goals! High expectations even when winning at HGA!

08/11/18

The tables have turned: English teachers being the students learning about the writing and influence of Jekyll and Hyde. https://t.co/yK3U8Lfo7a

08/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Careers

We're looking for a . Interested? Find out more and apply today: https://t.co/XTcXdk0Bjm https://t.co/MoQoUMsArA

08/11/18

We've a new Code of Conduct for our students when they are out and about in the community. We are always looking for ways to further improve and develop our links with the local community. Let us know what you think. Read the Code of Conduct here https://t.co/J6A2Xsj8Kt https://t.co/Unq7pOybNr

07/11/18

and are two just of our popular extra-curricular clubs this year. See a complete list at https://t.co/CLPTw3VhAQ including and . Loads to enjoy! https://t.co/rd3QuT8fJ1

05/11/18

Year 11 spent Saturday afternoon enjoying an excellent production of Blood Brothers in preparation for their GCSE. Thanks so much for having us and good luck to all our students sitting mock examinations this week! https://t.co/5zmk0pIs5S

17/10/18

The coach is currently en route through lots of traffic. Looking at a 5.20pm arrival. Thanks for your patience.

17/10/18

Year 6 residential update: looking to be back around 5pm depending on the traffic. See you all soon!

16/10/18

These are just tasters of their amazing time! Have a look through our weekly newsletter for more; it comes out every Friday!

16/10/18

Don't worry she'll be home tomorrow!

16/10/18

Victory! A delicious feast prepared for our evacuees for their VE party tonight! https://t.co/c38Hjof1XN

16/10/18

Our year 6 evacuees exploring wartime recipes at Hooke Court! https://t.co/5sExUMArfR

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What People Say About Us

We hope to get lots of positive comments about our students from members of the public and visitors who write to the Academy, and I'll be delighted to share them with you.

Chris Everitt, Executive Principal


Email from a local resident...

"I’m just writing to inform you how well-mannered and behaved some of your students are. Yesterday four of your students saw me struggling out side Asda in Belverdere, as I am 8 and and a half months pregnant. When they saw me struggling they offered to help me. They helped me carry my shopping up the hill to the top of the road my house is on and when we got to my house I tried to offer them some money for helping me but they declined my offer. I asked the girls for their names so I could tell the headmaster how well mannered and thoughtful they were they said their names were Sonnie, Dione, Francesca and Ellie. You as a school should be extremely proud of these teenagers as most children wouldn’t of bothered to help. Thank you. Sara." 


Feedback on our talented students...

"I just wanted to drop you an email to say a big thank you for inviting me along to the Christmas Concert yesterday evening. I thought it was a really great evening and I was hugely impressed by all of the performers.  Nicholas and Sydney were fabulous narrators of the evening and the choir, drama group and readers were all outstanding. There is without doubt huge amounts of talent within our Academy and I feel privileged to be part of that transition journey. Please do pass on my congratulations to all those who took part and please pass on my thanks to everyone who has devoted so much time into putting on a really amazing evening. With warmest best wishes for Christmas to you and all at the Academy." Dawn Turner, Governor


"The Academy are the talk of the town, so to speak, in a very positive way!"

PC Nana wanted to pass on this message to us to reflect the improvements that have been made since Harris Garrard Academy became part of the Harris Federation.


"Love the uniform, the student’s are very polite.

Comment from the head of a local primary school, on our first day of term