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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 December 13th 2017

Winter Wonderland Christmas Concert, Thurs 14 Dec

Winter wonderland 1Get into the festive mood before the holidays and come to our Winter Wonderland Christmas Concert, Thursday 14 December, 6.30-8pm on the Harris Garrard Academy secondary site.

STOP PRESS: This event is now sold out. Thank you so much for your support. There will be a limited number of parking spaces available on a first come first serve basis. Sadly we have a maximum capacity so there will be a strict 'no ticket, no entry' policy. 

We are committed to working closely with the local community and we warmly welcome you to our Christmas Concert at this most wonderful time of the year. Join us for musical performances, light refreshments and festive cheer.  

"The concert is a fitting finale to what has been an exciting, rewarding and successful term for our new academy community," said Head of Academy Daniel Smith. "Staff and students from all phases of the academy – Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form – have been working closely together to make this evening a reality. I trust that you will be impressed by the talent of our students and will leave feeling full of festive spirit!"

Our programme

Come along and enjoy a wonderful programme of festive performances.

  • Winter Wonderland - Primary and Secondary Choir
  • Joy To The World - Secondary Choir
  • Silent Night (in English & French) & Feliz Navidad (Spanish) - Secondary Choir featuring Mr Rivo
  • O Come All Ye Faithful - Secondary Choir
  • Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Solo by Year 11 student Zoe Ononye
  • Mary Did You Know? - Primary Choir
  • Twas The Night Before Christmas - Poem by Year 6
  • Miracles In December - Trio performed by Sammi Zhou, Oreoluwa Diyaolu, Zoe Ononye (GCSE)
  • White Christmas - Solo by Year 9 student Rebecca Essex
  • Drama Performance - Secondary group
  • Christmas Poem written by a Secondary student
  • Once In Royal David’s City - Secondary Choir
  • Counting Stars - Secondary Choir
  • Away In A Manger - Primary Choir
  • Merry Christmas Everyone - Secondary Choir and Primary Choir, please sing along with us!
  • Closing thoughts - Mr D Smith, Head of Academy

Xmas 2017 HGA

We would like to say a special ‘thank you’ to the following people for making this event possible:

  • Mr Dennis, Music teacher
  • The Art & Design Department
  • The Drama Department
  • The Site Team
  • The Year 12 BTEC Business class