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18/10/18

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Our first student commission meeting of the year tomorrow! 30 successful applicants will be discussing the learning experience of students at our Academy! https://t.co/ZZBLAMTbeI

18/10/18

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Well done to our Year 11 Music Students who went out into the community today to perform in celebration of 🎶 https://t.co/mPIf4A7rgg

18/10/18

Retweeted From Harris Wimbledon

Literacy was at the heart of HAWI last week when we had a great time at the Book Fair. We raised £538.36 which will be used to buy books for the library. Thank you to all the students who bought books; enjoy reading them over half term. https://t.co/BmsGOzb0tS

15/10/18

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Very proud to have received the Mayor of London's award for second year in a row. Mayor Sadiq Kahn: “I’d like to congratulate Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich for the fantastic work of their staff and pupils." Great work everyone! https://t.co/pjQA5ES98r

15/10/18

Retweeted From Harris Garrard

Year 6 have arrived safe and sound! They saw Stonehenge and lots of sheep on the way! Looking forward to code breaking tonight!

12/10/18

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Harris Peckham would like to congratulate former student Kye Whyte on his recent performance at the European Championships winning a silver medal. We wish him every success in future competitions. https://t.co/i4W2YibtJC

08/10/18

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There are many qualifications you can take after your post-16 quals. We break them down for you in this blog post https://t.co/1GxS9eMjE1

06/10/18

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So this happened today...!!!! In front of 4000 staff, I was awarded a Transforming Lives Award for my Work in engaging young people in 😭😭😭 So overwhelmed and still in shock! https://t.co/PSlXssNnA5

05/10/18

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Well done Harris for running another fantastic conference. Sir Dan Moynihan’s speech was incredibly inspirational. https://t.co/s0k1cSEg2J

05/10/18

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The incredible led by very own Charlotte Pavlyk. Incredible job, always the highlight of the October Conference and a lovely note to end on https://t.co/mB4Mg2d3A4

05/10/18

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Wonderful uplifting singing from our amazing students conference https://t.co/iSYpMB8BNe

05/10/18

keynote 11th annual conference - engaging- refreshing and honest! https://t.co/pmPSaGuh9x

05/10/18

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Proud to work for . Proud to be making a difference. https://t.co/7YTwH6LdqO

05/10/18

Retweeted From 📝 Emma Sheppard 📖

An excellent set of real life, relevant stats to follow up this lesson to show them that injustices can and will be challenged https://t.co/doeBAyGVPM

05/10/18

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These depressing statistics are why I teach in the public sector, to disrupt the establishment https://t.co/n8DBzfDC4Z

05/10/18

Retweeted From Harris Garrard

Secondary Academy Results 2018. Congratulations to all involved- putting 'rocket boosters on social mobility.' https://t.co/kjlRpTFSxI

05/10/18

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

We are so proud to be the largest school-based teacher training programme in the country. We hope all our previous and current are inspired by today's Harris conference. https://t.co/SShSqiwqdk

05/10/18

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provides training and leadership mentoring for female and BAME teachers, as well a championing LGBT issues in Education through run by https://t.co/wQVhlloM2P

05/10/18

Retweeted From HPA Philip Lane

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane have arrived and are enjoying the Annual Conference. https://t.co/5TqFSTujwK

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Posted on: September 1st 2017

Harris Academy Battersea celebrates excellent summer exam results

Students at Harris Academy Battersea are celebrating after another year of excellent GCSE and A Level results.

Before joining the Harris Federation, only 44% of students were achieving A*-C in English and Mathematics at GCSE. This figure has almost doubled with 83% of students achieving this measure this year. 

The academy also saw a significant increase in its EBacc score (A*-C or 4 and above in the core academic subjects), which increased from 41% in 2016 to 54% this year. This is well above the national average, which was 23% in 2016.

Amidst the success of the academy as a whole at GCSE level, there were a number of outstanding achievements by individual students, including 16 year old Anita Fonseca.

Anita achieved the very best results possible, with straight A*s in sociology, physics, chemistry, biology, French, Spanish, geography and statistics. She also has been awarded an impressive two 9s (the new ‘super grade’ in the new numerical grading system for maths and English).  

Anita was featured in the Wimbledon Guardian live blog.

Battersea WimbledonGuardian

BBC interview new grading systemThree Harris Academy Battersea students also made an appearance on the BBC News, explaining the new GCSE grading system.

At A level, the academy had a 100% pass rate across all subjects, with many outstanding successes for individual students such as Teofil Aleksandrov, who will read Mathematics at Churchill College, Cambridge. Teofil achieved 3 A* grades in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics and two Grade 1s in his STEP papers. He also achieved a gold in the Physics Olympiad.

Teofil Today ProgrammeTeofil made an appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme to discuss his excellent results.

Other individual successes included:

Hassan Abdullah, who obtained 3 A grades in Chemistry, Maths and Physics and will read Physics at Imperial College London.

Najma Warsame will read Chemistry at University College London, having achieved 3 A grades in Chemistry, History and Mathematics.

Rikayah Duncan achieved 3 A grades in Biology,Psychology and Sociology. She will read Psychology at the University of Kent.

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