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...


Plant life !


Year 7 students finding out about local history and STEM in the community at


Year 8 students discovering local art and artists


Year 9 students with plant babies at RHS Wisley


Final Character Day of the year! Year 7 students enjoying the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich


Our Student Eco-Council is looking forward to taking part in the Bexley Eco Festival 2022! Read about our Eco-Council at


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


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!


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


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!


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!


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


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


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Our have had the most fabulous start to their transition day at Primary. Thank you so much to the team and speakers here!


Children can pick up a free healthy packed lunch from libraries and leisure centres during the May half-term, excluding the bank holidays. There's no need to register beforehand, just come along. Locations and serving times at


This week our primary team competed in the 3v3 Bexley borough finals with the winners representing Bexley at . The team performed excellently to win the event with scores of 8-0, 16-0 and 8-0 in the final.


We're pleased to support 2022 at Harris Garrard Academy!


Students celebrate their success in the Scholars Programme, with a graduation ceremony at SOAS University of London. They studied peace, conflict & gender with a PhD scholar and wrote 1500-word essays. We are very proud of our scholars!


Harris Garrard's Tag rugby team participated in their second mini-league event. They performed excellently winning 7-3 and 5-1, and we look forward to the final event in a few weeks time

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Enrichment at Home

To maintain our co-curriculum programme whilst the school was closed, we regularly updated this page with new enrichment activities and opportunities which can be done at home. We hope you enjoy exploring the links below.

British Science Week activity - How to keep the doghouse dry in a flood

In this experiment we are going to use materials to make a barrier to protect our doghouse in the event of a flood. Click on the image below to download a pdf with full details. 

Science Co Curricular Online Flooding

LGBTQ+ History Month activity

Watch Ms Pickett's film below about how we can celebrate the achievements of LGBTQ+ people. Find out more about a special co-curricular activity for LGBTQ+ History Month.

SconesEasy drop scones recipe

Otherwise called Scotch pancakes, this recipe is an easy substitute for those who prefer fluffier British pancakes on Pancake Day.

Click here for full instructions on how to make your tasty scones.

Arts and culture

800px Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, from C2RMF retouchedNow you don’t need to battle the crowds at the Louvre to get an up-close look at the Mona Lisa.

Explorers can jet off to the Great Wall of China and learn insider facts about this amazing feat of architecture—the longest structure ever built by humans.

The Guggenheim in New York City will allow you to walk the curving halls of this hallowed institution using Street View, making for a more realistic experience. 

Google Arts Project: Street Art showcases the world’s greatest graffiti works and tells the stories behind them.

The possibilities of what you can see at London’s National Gallery are nearly endless.

The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are just a couple of things that you're able to see on a virtual tour of the British Museum.


San diego zoo topLove cuddly animals? The San Diego Zoo is live-streaming many of its animal areas, allowing viewers to virtually visit their favorite furry friends any time of the day or night.

For an extra dose of adorable, the Atlanta Zoo features a PandaCam showcasing the adventures of its giant pandas. Want to see more nature in action? You can tour five of the world’s most incredible National Parks, thanks to Google Arts & Culture and the National Park Service. 

Want to get your thrills on? Go behind the scenes at Hollywood’s Universal Studios or enjoy the Wizarding World of Harry Potter—and more—from home via Universal Orlando’s virtual offerings.

Disney is bringing the magic of the Mouse right to you, with everything from 360-degree street panoramas to virtual theme park rides on its YouTube channel.

Head to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris without any queues.

Check out the sea life and hop on the Mako roller coaster at SeaWorld in Orlando. 


Use Duolingo or Rosetta Stone to learn a new language or develop your skills in a language you are learning at school.

Learn a new skill by learning the alphabet in British Sign Language.


Sport and fitness

WicksIt’s recommended that everyone takes part in 30 minutes of exercise a day… Why not try PE with Joe Wicks.

If 30 minutes is too long, why not try 10 minute workouts from The NHS. You could work these in to your school day. When you would usually be playing basketball on the playground give one of these a go!

Challenge yourself to complete the Couch to 5K.


800px OSIRIS Mars true colorHere’s a trip that’s out of this world—to Mars. While actual travel to the red planet is not yet possible for travelers, NASA has partnered with Google to offer a tour of a 3D replica of the Martian surface as recorded by the Curiosity rover.

Interested in the solar system? Find out all about the eight amazing planets each with their own unique atmosphere.