🎉 Excited to kick off our culture evening with standing room only to celebrate the different cultures of our student community through dance, music, and so much more! Let's embrace and enjoy the rich diversity of our school. 🌍💃🎶


🎄✨ This week, the festive spirit has taken over Harris Garrard Academy! Our students and staff enjoyed a delightful lunchtime of festive dancing, getting everyone in the holiday mood. Wishing everyone a wonderful and festive time ahead! 🎅🕺💃


Lunchtime! 🥪


The last pic, a seemingly decrepit old computer? This was the world's first web server, marking the very beginning of what we know today as the World Wide Web. It first went online over 25 years ago at CERN, laying the foundation for the development of the internet as we know it.


Mr. Adams has unapologetically taken the liberty of sharing some nerdy and amazing photos from the computer section at the Science Museum! From technological innovations to really nerdy stuff, our Year 8 students are having a blast exploring the world of science and technology.


🦖 While Year 8 is exploring the wonders of science at the Science Museum, another group is stepping back in time at the Natural History Museum! They've even spotted a T-Rex dressed as Santa. Who said learning can't be festive? 🎅


🔬 Year 8 are off to the Science Museum today as part of our character education program! We're excited for them to explore the wonders of science and technology. Stay tuned for updates on their educational adventure. 🚀


Last Week our Indoor Athletics team took part in the Finals. The team performed excellently, winning the event and now have the opportunity to represent Bexley at the in February. Huge congratulation to the team and


Continuing the celebration of our talented students and the Christmas spirit at HGA, here are more highlights from our festive performances! 🎄🎶 Our talent show contestants truly shone, delivering heartwarming renditions of Christmas classics.


Our musicians at HGA never disappoint! Considering Christmas is approaching, a performance of Christmas songs by our music students and talent show contestants left us in awe. HGA has got the Christmas spirit!🎄❄️


Our year 11's got a special treat today - a virtual tour of , the UK's national synchrotron science facility!💡Students saw the impressive particle accelerators up close. 📸 We're so glad our students could experience this cutting-edge science, even remotely!


There were some outstanding individual performances during thefinal of our yr5/6 Sports Hall Athletics competition today. Well done to all the pupils involved & sports leaders for officiating👏🥇 🥈 🥉


And the finalists!



The shortlist…



Calling all future historians! 🏰 Our Year 7B Hi1 students created incredible Motte and Bailey castles, demonstrating their understanding of King William's England. Bravo, young minds!


Heat 3 of the SHA took place with 5 schools competing for a place in next weeks final. Congratulations to who finished in 1st place & well done to all who took part👏Thank you to for officiating at the event 🙏



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About our Sixth Form

Welcome to the Harris Garrard Sixth Form. Our vision is to provide our sixth form students with the qualifications, bespoke support and wider learning opportunities that will put them on the best and most appropriate path.

We want our students to lead happy, fulfilling, and successful lives. Our sixth form is at the heart of our school and the embodiment of our belief that 'Learning Changes Lives'.

In our growing sixth form, our Learning Changes Lives mantra is underpinned by the challenge to all students to:


  • To be the best version of yourself
  • To be exceptional role models to younger students
  • To be informed, self-aware and mindful


  • Through hard work, independence and drive
  • Through excellent teaching by subject specialists
  • Through bespoke support and excellent careers guidance


  • By being part of a sixth form that is integral to the school
  • By having an active role in the academy
  • By having access to a range of wider learning opportunities

Read all the latest news about life in our sixth form. 

View our official school data for our 16-19 provision.

Why choose Harris Garrard Sixth Form

  • A dedicated sixth form team fully focused on the academic and pastoral support of our students.

  • Small classes taught by subject specialists who are superbly supported by the Harris Federation.

  • Access to the Harris Experience Plus, offering one-to-one personal statement support and wider learning opportunities for those wishing to apply to Russell Group Universities.
  • A newly refurbished common room.
  • A dedicated computer suite for sixth form students.
  • A dedicated sixth form garden area.
  • Two dedicated silent study areas for sixth form students.
  • A newly stocked, sixth form reference library.
  • A two-week work experience placement.
  • Access to the Duke of Edinburgh Award and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).
  • Annual international trip.

To find out more, contact our Assistant Principal for Sixth Form, Ms. B Pickett (

Picture: Head Student, Yusuf, with Vice Heads Ola and Aleyna.