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📚✏️ Even on a Saturday, over 120 of our dedicated students showed up to hit the books! We're incredibly proud of their hard work and determination. Keep shining! 💪👏


Year 11 aced their maths walking talking mock with Mr Sadiq this Saturday! 🧠💯 They tackled high-mark questions, got expert feedback, and leveled up their exam skills. 📚✨ Couldn't be prouder of this hardworking crew - they're ready to crush the GCSE! 🙌


Year 10 students rocked their Rise workshop today with ! 🌟 They completed challenges to work collaboratively, develop problem-solving and teamwork skills, and gain work experience. 💼🧠💡


Fasten your seatbelts 🛂 Year 11, we're about to take off! 🛫 Hoping for a smooth flight ✈️ and successful departure! 🛬


🏆 Year 9 boys football team 🥅 through to Harris Cup semi-final! 🔥 Determined to retain trophy after thrilling 6-5 win! 🙌 Player of the match Chetam scores winner! 🏃‍♂️ Great team effort and resilience! 🏆


Saddle up for an unforgettable day at the British Racing School! 🏇 took us on a thrilling journey, revealing the secrets of horse care and the paths to becoming a champion jockey. 🏆 Hooves thundering, hearts racing - an experience we'll never forget! 🐎


🌟 Our amazing pupils showcased incredible 'Character (to)day' diving into a variety of topics & activities! 🚀 Year 7s showed immense Courageous Advocacy, delving into Bee habitats and acing the Big School litter pick! 🐝🗑️


Ahoy there! ⚓️ The Year 9 crew from HGA set sail today for the Maritime Museum in Greenwich. 🌊 Anchors aweigh for a character-filled adventure on the high seas! ⛵️🌟


🏐🎉 Incredible news! Our year 8 netball team has smashed their way to the Harris Cup semi-finals! 🌟👏 Big shoutout to our amazing players, especially the year 7 stars shining bright! 🌟✨ Let's cheer them on as they face ! 🙌


🚀 Kicking off Creative Careers 2024! 🎨 Students are diving into a world of possibilities, exploring diverse pathways in the creative industry. 📸#CreativeCareers2024


We are officially 8th best school in London for Indoor Athletics!This week, our primary team took part in the SHA finals. The team, who represented competed against the 11 other best boroughs in London. Huge congrats to our students and


🌟 Thrilled to share moments from the Speak Out Regional Final! 🎤 Megan Farr and May Mbabazi shone brightly, representing Harris Garrard Academy with their powerful voices. A celebration of young talent and the magic of expression. ✨


Off to the we go, with Year 8 in tow, to witness love's timeless tale in a contemporary glow. Thanks to ’s generous sponsorship, Shakespeare's words will leap and dip. 🎭💔



📚✨ The halls of HGA have transformed into a literary wonderland as our secondary staff channel their inner bookworms, dressing up as their favorite book characters! From the whimsical to the wicked, can you guess the characters? 📸🎭


The yr5/6 Netball final took place between today.Both teams have done exceptionally well to reach the final & were undefeated in their league so we knew we were in for a close game


The yr5/6 Netball final took place between today.Both teams have done exceptionally well to reach the final & were undefeated in their league so we knew we were in for a close game


Just wrapped up another fantastic week at HGA, proving that even when the skies open up, we find our pot of gold in the learning of our students. 🌈


HGA Sixth Formers' visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau was a powerful reminder of history's darkest chapters. Their solemn reflections will echo in our hearts and history classes.


Excited to kick off day 1 of the Y12 Biology Residential! 🌿 Stay tuned for updates, insights, and all the fascinating discoveries we'll make together!

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Posted on July 9th 2019

All-Years Sports Day Breaks 37 School Records

Sports day2We held our second sports day competition last week, with over 1,000 pupils across both the primary and secondary phases competing for their hubs in various athletics events.

Not only were all of the pupils' attitude and commitment to their hubs outstanding, their behaviour was equally impressive.

Brilliant skill-acquisition

Sports day4During the morning session, children from years 3, 4, 5 and 6 competed alongside the children from years 7 and 8 in both the track and field events. The children from Key Stage 2 showed brilliant skill-acquisition which enabled them to complete each of their events with outstanding precision.

Our morning session for years 7 and 8 really set the standard for the rest of the day with over 15 school records being broken.

Competitive and enjoyable

The second session saw some of our youngest children compete alongside some of our oldest at Harris Garrard Academy with reception, years 1, 2, 9 and 10 all taking their turn to win Harris points for their hubs.

Year 9 and 10 pupils competed in track events, shot put, javelin and high jump with school records again being broken. Pupils showed great support for fellow pupils competing in all events, making the day competitive and enjoyable for all of the pupils involved.

Mr Taylor would like to make a special mention of the children in Key Stage 1, who showed maturity beyond their years.

It was then time for the final session of the day which saw the 100 metre sprint events for the boys and girls in Year 10. For this session, all children from both primary and secondary were out on the field showing support and encouraging the competitors from their hubs. Yet again records were broken. In total, over 37 records were broken throughout the day.

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Showcase relay event

Sports day1At the end of this session, it was time for the showcase event! Pupils competed in an all-through relay race for their hub. This consisted of one pupil from each year, starting with reception and finishing with Year 12. This event completed a successful and enjoyable sports day for Harris Garrard academy with Enterprise being crowned as the 2019 sports day champions.

The final results were:

4th place – World Studies with 321 points

3rd place – Creative Voice with 347 points

2nd place – Active Science with 391 points

1st place – Enterprise with 424 points

Finally we would like to say a huge congratulation to all pupils who participated in Wednesday’s events. These events would not have ran as smoothly and successfully as they did without the help of the outstanding Year 12 pupils who took on leadership and officiating roles thought the day.

Ms Day

Director of PE and Vocational Courses

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