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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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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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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.

Keys to Success - Achieving Success Together


At Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich, we support our pupils to develop the character attributes, traits and behaviours that we believe will help to underpin success in school and beyond, both now and in their future lives.  We call these the East Dulwich Keys to Success and we believe these are the ‘keys’ to unlocking future success. At HPAD we have agreed a set of character attributes or ‘keys’, and the focus on developing these in our pupils is at the core of our ethos at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich – it underpins everything we do from our curriculum to our approach to behaviour management.

Keys to Success (K2S) is more than just a subject - it is about helping our pupils grasp what is ethically important in situations and how to act for the right reasons, so that they become more autonomous and reflective. Our pupils need to decide the kind of person they wish to become, to learn to choose intelligently between alternatives, to develop good sense and to ultimately become good citizens.

At Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich, we have identified eight character attributes or Keys to Success:

  • Determination
  • Curiosity
  • Community spirited
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Self-control
  • Conscientiousness
  • Responsibility



Key to Success



Staying with a task until it is complete, even when it is unpleasant or difficult


Showing an eagerness and interest in the world around us and a strong desire to learn something new.

Community spirited

Being ready to help others in our community as needed. Having a friendly, generous nature that encourages those around us.


Having polite consideration for ourselves, others, property and those in authority.  Being considerate and understanding of others without compromising our own values.


Being truthful with our words and actions. Learning what is right and wrong and choosing what is right.


Being able to manage our words, actions and emotions, through our own initiative, and without supervision.


Being thorough, careful and vigilant with a desire to do a task well.


Being in charge of what we say and do, accepting the consequences of our actions, and being accountable for our own learning.


We promote the East Dulwich Keys to Success in many ways, including:

  • The language we use as a community to discuss learning and behaviour;
  • The way we celebrate learning;
  • The decisions we make as an Academy;
  • Our approach to behaviour management.