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We're soooo to have received two educational outcomes awards from - one for being in the top 20% of schools for student attainment in 2017, and the second for being in the top 10% for student progress. Great work boys, parents, staff, governors...!


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We're honoured to have received THREE educational outcomes awards for 2017 from - for being in the top 20% of schools for student attainment, the top 10% for student progress, and for the great performance from pupils eligible for the pupil premium. Great work everyone!


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Governors Conference


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Lord Harris says thank you for being & gives awards to our longest serving


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. is hiring! They need a Teacher for September 2018. Find out more and apply here:


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SAVE DHFC RALLY: On Saturday, have organised a Rally, March and Celebration of Dulwich Hamlet. Speakers including , and begin at 12:30pm on Goose Green, opposite . Bring your friends, family and colour to SE22 💖💙


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. is hiring! They need a Teacher for September 2018. Find out more and apply here:


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So proud of our Year 8 girls for winning the run by the Institution of and


Thank you to HPAD parents Mayoni & Amy & Police Officers, Deepa & Trish for supporting our project & assembly!


Science Week Fun! Thanks to Reception mum, Gemma, & her colleague, Toby, from for bringing Sami, the robot, to meet us today. Great to hear how Sami was helping to improve automation and customer experience. There were lots of very inspired young people!


Hooray! After 18 months of waiting, we finally have our yellow zigzag lines!


Thanks for the lovely messages received from parents/carers, thanking us for keeping the school running last week. Despite difficulties faced by many, we had an average attendance of 93%, lower than our usual weekly attendance but really still a positive figure – so well done!


Science Week fun! Thank you to Ava's dad, Al, who came to talk to Year 2 & 3 today about his amazing job, which involves studying Hurricanes and their impact. What a great job!


Science Week learning and fun! Yesterday, everyone enjoyed experimenting with the scientists from Sublime Science. See their website for some exciting experiments to try at home


Please note: Whateley Road is temporarily closed between Lordship Lane and Landcroft Road to allow installation of raised junction. Improving safety for our pupils!


HPAD will be open as usual tomorrow, Monday 5th March. With the extreme weather now over, we will expect everyone to be on time by 8:50am in full uniform. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.


Some of our Mother’s Day Potraits on display at (ed, Northcross Road). Delighted that one of the winning entries was from HPAD, although they are all fabulous!


HPAD will be OPEN as usual today. According to the Met Office, there will be more snow later this afternoon. We will remain open until 3:20pm but any parents, worried about the journey are welcome to collect their children from 2pm. Early Bloomers plan to open as usual.


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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Academy Admissions information page.

Open Mornings for 2018/19 Admissions

We understand that as parents you want to get a feel for the school your child may go to and so we warmly invite prospective parents to visit our new academy during the Autumn Term. Our open mornings include a tour of our building and the opportunity to meet the Principal, staff and pupils.

Dates for the Autumn Term 2019 open mornings will begin in September 2018, these will be shown on the calendar section of this website once organised.  To arrange a visit, please contact main Academy Office on 020 3772 4573. Please do take the time to come and meet us. We look forward to seeing you soon.

We have 60 places available in Reception each year. If there are more than 60 applications, Looked After and Former Looked After Children will be admitted first, children with siblings at the Academy will be prioritised next.  All remaining places will be distributed on the basis of proximity between home and school, with children who live closest to our permanent building on Lordship Lane being prioritised

How to apply

Applications for Reception places are made through the London Borough of Southwark’s coordinated admissions process. The applications window for children starting school in September 2018 is now closed. For late applications, please click here to find out what to do.

Reception Applications

The Academy has an admission number of 60 in Reception for September 2018

Applications for places in Reception should be made on the home Local Authority’s Common Application Form. These are accessible on the LA’s website and should be submitted in accordance with the LA’s published deadlines for applications (normally early to mid-January before the academic year in which the child is eligible for entry).

Reception Key Dates  
Monday 15th January 2018 The deadline for online CAF forms to be submitted (11:59pm)
Monday 16th April 2018 Local Authority informs Parents/Carers of allocated school
Monday 30th April 2018 Deadline to reject the school offered
Friday 18th May 2018 (4pm) Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy
May - June 2018 Appeals to be heard
1st  September 2018 Waiting Lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists.

In-year applications

If you are looking for a place in Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich because you have recently moved into the area, or your child is at another primary school and you feel that a change of school would benefit their education and/or general well-being, you are entitled to apply for a school place. 

Since September 2013, the law allows you to apply directly to Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich.  Please contact Admissions at the Academy, (contact details above) to request an in-year admission form, or download the form (see below) Please note that there is no guarantee that a place will be available, but you have the right of appeal if you are refused a place.

For parents/carers who wish to appeal

Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions, for any year group, should complete an Appeal Form (see below) stating the reason for the appeal, based on the published Admissions Criteria.

Completed forms should be sent to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at:

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich, 173 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HA.

Completed appeal forms for Reception 2018 entry must be received by the Academy by the closing date 4pm on 18th May 2018.


Appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline.

Appellants will be sent written notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case at least seven clear school days in advance of the appeal hearing.

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least seven school days (not counting the day of postage or the hearing) in advance of the appeal hearing.    

The Academy will arrange for an Independent Appeals Panel to consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.  

The Panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The Panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal.

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the parents.