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15/09/19

The Garrard Choir already in London for the festival! Come and join us- free entry at the Scoop! 1pm https://t.co/mbhcf6QQ56

13/09/19

Check out our extensive list of co-curricular clubs for this term. We've got something for everyone including and much more. See you at a club soon! Full list at https://t.co/XQIldDEJ1r

12/09/19

You can now download all this term's Knowledge Organisers from the page of our website at https://t.co/cXtDL46V27. https://t.co/jGezfGHOR3

10/09/19

The Year 6 Choir has just arrived at St George the Martyr Church for the final rehearsal for the Totally Thames Festival performance which is this Sunday! https://t.co/8OYK0iD91V

03/09/19

Open evening and mornings at Harris Garrard Academy, Sept and Oct 2019. See all four dates at https://t.co/UmHiNkUl8y. First one, Tues 1 Oct, 5.30pm. Our teachers and students look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/AUQNQvABC6

22/08/19

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Congratulations to Caitlin and all staff and students at on their fantastic results https://t.co/kDf2aJ8Asr

22/08/19

Our students are celebrating some excellent results today! “I want to congratulate our Year 11 on these fantastic results, which indicate the enormous progress they have made during their secondary education." Mr Everitt, Executive Principal. Find out more https://t.co/rEZl4950vW https://t.co/uQcbH7UKyr

15/08/19

Celebrating some fantastic results at HGA! A huge well done to all of our students we are incredibly proud of you. https://t.co/bSeiZsuHU7

13/08/19

Don't forget our school is OPEN to students and families tomorrow and every Weds during the holiday (9am to 1pm) if you'd like to chat to our staff about anything on your mind (tea and biscuits on offer)! Find out more https://t.co/YLy2hVvXqr

31/07/19

Students, parents, carers... got something on your mind? Kim and Lisa are in school today (9am to 1pm) so why not pop along and say hello. We're OPEN every Weds morning during the holidays for anyone in our community who wants a 'listening ear' (and maybe tea and biscuits!) https://t.co/5CCupY4Eie

30/07/19

Want to talk someone? Need support? Don't forget the school is OPEN to all students and parents/carers tomorrow and every Weds during the holiday (9am to 1pm). Everyone welcome. Tea waiting! Find out more https://t.co/YLy2hVvXqr

25/07/19

Retweetd From Frances Bywater

After eight years (my placement school) it’s the end of an era. Thanks for all the heartfelt cards and gifts and to everyone has helped me over the years. Of all the lovely messages in cards, this is by far my favourite. https://t.co/Y0LOPhYNB8

23/07/19

Royal Borough of are offering free meals for children during the holidays through their Holiday Meals Mobile Kitchen. Find out more https://t.co/yODJSl35al

23/07/19

Happy holidays everyone! But don't forget we are OPEN to students and families every Weds during the holiday (9am to 1pm) if you need to speak to someone. Come along and meet some staff for support, a chat and maybe a cup of tea! Find out more https://t.co/YLy2hVvXqr

18/07/19

Find out how Year 4 have been working with our secondary teachers to add depth and challenge to their and lessons in Year 4. at its best! https://t.co/oBSW4xc6nx https://t.co/QtVfJwg3s9

16/07/19

So much to celebrate at our secondary Academy Awards Evening!! 🎉 🏆 🎊 🥇#dontwishforitworkforit https://t.co/faftDUBBvV

16/07/19

Year 4 really enjoyed learning about historic costumes, etiquette and dance . They got to make and take home wax candles as well. A great day out and great learning too! https://t.co/C7eCTfu9M1

12/07/19

Congrats to our students who competed so well in the Sports Day yesterday. Fantastic day! Special mentions: Samuel (Yr 9), Samuel (Yr 10), Jefferey (Yr 7), AJ (Yr 7), Leoni (Yr 9). But all 27 of our competitors showed great maturity and https://t.co/9IWLTm3yIq

11/07/19

Our coaches are on their way back from sports day, but we are experiencing some delays due to traffic. Great efforts from our competitors today - well done!

10/07/19

Come to our 'Listening Ear' drop-in sessions, every Wed (9am to 1pm), from 31st July until 28th Aug. It means we're OPEN during the Summer holidays if you need to speak to someone, meet some staff or just have a chat and a cup of tea! All our families and students very welcome!

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Posted on August 22nd 2019

Strong GCSE Results at Harris Garrard Academy

Photo 22 08 2019 10 44 03Harris Garrard Academy is celebrating a strong set of GCSE results.

The school's Progress 8 score, which takes into account the starting point of students in Year 7 to measure how much progress they make at secondary school, is likely to be +0.53. This is well above average.  

73% of students achieved a Grade 4 pass or higher in English and 63% did so in maths.

Thirteen pupils were awarded 18 Grade 9s between them. Science results were particularly strong this year, with 91% of students achieving Grade 5 or above in Chemistry and Biology and 86% doing so in Physics.

There were a number of individual successes including:

  • Caitlin (pictured above), who achieved the highest Attainment 8 score across the entire year group with an average score of 8.5 (including 4 grade 9s and 2 Distinction Stars the highest awards available in their respective subjects
  • Mary (pictured), who achieved the highest Progress 8 score across the entire year group – showing she is the student who made the most progress in school.

Watch a short film about our Results Day 2019.


“I want to congratulate our Year 11 on these fantastic results, which indicate the enormous progress they have made during their secondary education," said Chris Everitt, Assistant Director, Harris Federation Secondary Education. "Two years after joining the Harris Federation, we are already seeing the impact on the outcomes students are achieving. I know that our outgoing Year 11 will go from strength to strength in the sixth form.

“I want to thank our talented staff and teachers who are committed to ensuring that each of our students achieves their full potential.”


Luis celebrates with his mum after achieving three grade 9s in Maths, French and Spanish.

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Ancuta (right) achieved an excellent Attainment 8 score of 7.05. She's pictured with Janison, who also achieved very good results.

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Angelina celebrates with her mother, brother and Head of Academy, Mr Smith. Angelina was in the top four students for progress in the entire year group.

GCSE 2019 Angelina


Wei, pictured with his parents after receiving his results. Wei achieved the second highest Progress 8 score in the whole year group.

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