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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Term Dates 2022-23

INSET - Thursday 1st September 2022

INSET - Friday 2nd September 2022

Autumn 1 Term 2022 - Monday 5th September  – Thursday 13th October 2022

  • Years 7 and 12 start on Monday 5th September
  • Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13 start on Tuesday 6th September

INSET - Friday 14th October 2022

Half Term Holiday: Monday 17th October – Friday 28th October 2022

Year 6 Testing Day: Friday 9th December 2022 (Y7-10 students do not attend)

Autumn 2 Term 2022 - Monday 31st October – Friday 16th December 2022

Christmas Holiday: Monday 19th December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023 inclusive

Spring 1 Term 2023 - Tuesday 3rd January – Thursday 9th February 2023

Staff Training Day: Friday 10th February 2023

Half Term Holiday: Monday 13th February – Friday 17th February 2023

Spring 2 Term 2023 - Monday 20th February – Friday 31st March 2023

Easter Holiday: Monday 3rd April – Friday 14th April 2023 inclusive

(Good Friday 7th April / Easter Monday 10th April 2023)

Summer 1 Term 2023 - Monday 17th April – Friday 26th May 2023   

Bank Holiday - Monday 1st May 2023

Bank Holiday - Monday 29th May 2023

Half Term Holiday: Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June 2023

Summer 2 Term 2023 - Monday 5th June – Thursday 20th July 2023

INSET - Friday 21st July 2023