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13/07/22

Our Sixth Form went to Thorpe Park yesterday for an adrenaline-filled day as a reward for their hard work this year. A great time had by all! https://t.co/H0uKokVLjB

11/07/22

Harris officially achieved the Gold award for our school games mark 2021/22! https://t.co/d3Pd7tjaCv

08/07/22

The stage is set and we are very excited to welcoming our new students to HGA on their transition day. A great day ahead! https://t.co/ynoBS93Hhv

07/07/22

HGA's Year 10 Geographers have been out to the River Darent today practising their fieldwork skills - and not afraid to get wet in the process! https://t.co/Dcbu7rzmNM

05/07/22

Retweetd From Bexley School Games

A great start by in the 3v3 Basketball having won their league they are now through to the knock-out stage Finals🏀 Good luck 👏

05/07/22

On Monday our Basketball team took part in the 🏀 representing Bexley after winning our regional qualifier. 27 boroughs entered their best school from their region. We finished 3rd, winning 5 games whilst only losing 1! https://t.co/cCUQDiJHOl

30/06/22

80 of our students from HGA with the most positive Harris Points were rewarded with a trip to today! Here we see Mr Carr taking on a student at air hockey... https://t.co/HP4gfvFNro

30/06/22

Plant life ! https://t.co/KSG8AABZVa

30/06/22

Year 7 students finding out about local history and STEM in the community at https://t.co/6rbFlbA0Ll

30/06/22

Year 8 students discovering local art and artists https://t.co/ENO0iNfXB0

30/06/22

Year 9 students with plant babies at RHS Wisley https://t.co/UmSBe2CoHd

30/06/22

Final Character Day of the year! Year 7 students enjoying the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich https://t.co/UtnxQBqyow

16/06/22

Our Student Eco-Council is looking forward to taking part in the Bexley Eco Festival 2022! Read about our Eco-Council at https://t.co/sOCDFBiUuH https://t.co/Mbd4G38FPI

14/06/22

Araceli and Halya, Year 4, are the winners of our KS2 poster competition, inspired by the ' aim of inspiring young people to be active. With over a 100 entries, our sports leaders had a tough judging process! Read more https://t.co/ToLt4Iog6c https://t.co/i267TpKEBz

13/06/22

After their recent title win, our primary basketball team set their eyes on challenging a teacher team to put their skills to the test. After two competitive and well-spectated matches, Team Children came out on top with 12-6 and 11-9 wins! https://t.co/DqMarztpZq

07/06/22

Congratulations to our students who took part in the UKMT Challenge 2022. We had three Silver and six Bronze certificates (Intermediate) and one Gold, three Silver and 26 Bronze certificates (junior). Fantastic work! Read more https://t.co/mblIhIZ3wK https://t.co/AGFArpPVjb

07/06/22

Our Outstanding Food Award goes to Jay, Year 10, for his creativity and skills in his Food Tech GCSE. Here are two of his restaurant-standard dishes: chicken katsu curry and cheesecake duo (matcha strawberry and vanilla mango). Yum! https://t.co/5iSsqX1O1m https://t.co/liHzXlYjhF

07/06/22

So proud of the effort our Year 11 are putting in at present. Attendance at our intervention sessions has been outstanding and we are sure this hard work will pay off in their exams. Great work, Year 11! https://t.co/czL6qMyTMc https://t.co/p78dXqK6A1

30/05/22

Congratulations to Aleksandra, who has finished her EPQ (Extended Project Qualification), culminating in a fantastic presentation delivered in front of her EPQ supervisor, Mr McCann, her EPQ peers and the Sixth Form Team. Great work! Read more https://t.co/TctDWK8jff https://t.co/UEVCrYJCK3

30/05/22

Congratulations to sixth former Lydia for winning the Jack Petchey Outstanding Achiever Award. Lydia was nominated for her all-round commitment to her education and laser-sharp focus on her dream of becoming a doctor. Amazing work, Lydia! Read more at https://t.co/BhDBbc9T7T https://t.co/xpPCbeaorV

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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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