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08/12/18

Thank you to the fabulous young ladies from ⁦⁩ for helping out at our Christmas Fair today https://t.co/hgyMOCB1he

08/12/18

Christmas Fair in full swing at Harris Primary East Dulwich today until 3pm. Come along for some festive cheer! https://t.co/W9tGYryLG5

07/12/18

This Christmas, our Charity Committee have decided to support SE London initiative, Big Red Box . A list of required items can be found at https://t.co/irdNiKunVB https://t.co/MFF9lYlXul

06/12/18

Look at the amazing prizes on offer in our PTA raffle! Tickets on sale at our Winter Fair on Saturday. Thank you to these fantastic businesses for their generous donations! https://t.co/WJPYHjarOQ

03/12/18

Hong Kong Poet inspires Mandarin beginners https://t.co/GjCMDytxvR

03/12/18

Don’t miss the event of the season! Harris Primary East Dulwich’s Christmas Fair is on Saturday 8th December 12:30-3pm. https://t.co/L40f5PKXp4

29/11/18

‘I’ve decided I want to be a civil engineer so I can build underground water pipes, so that people in Sri Lanka, where my family are from, can have running water’. Year 2 child after a talk yesterday from a civil engineer as part of their ‘Towers, Turrets and Tunnels’ topic.

29/11/18

If you noticed smoke emanating from school on Friday, I hope you were not alarmed! There was a sudden end for Year 1's Tudor houses last week, as the Great Fire of London was dramatically brought to life! https://t.co/DaWZu3nsi4

29/11/18

Thank you - we raised £108.13 during the recent Poppy Appeal https://t.co/Y5ALDtFR3B

23/11/18

Year 4 spent a fabulous day at Box Hill yesterday, acquiring new skills and learning lots about Box Hill. All part of their Misty Mountains Sierra topic this term. https://t.co/QUtewthM4K

23/11/18

Two of our Eco Champions proudly showing the bronze STARS award they collected at the TfL STARS award ceremony on Wednesday https://t.co/aLgedgTIVa

16/11/18

Today, we finally got the chance to perform the poetry we have all been focusing on during performance poetry week. https://t.co/5DifQIXQRk

16/11/18

A firm message from HPAD to 'Choose Respect'! Odd Socks Day today brought Anti-Bullying Week to a colourful end. https://t.co/gVGVeWteyw

13/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

Thursday 15th Nov 4.30pm to 7.00pm - Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich (Homestall Campus) - Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich (Rye Campus) More details on our website. https://t.co/usa0BPsxo0

01/11/18

Year 4 avidly listening to Ms Reynolds’ father talk about his many hiking expeditions, both in the UK and overseas, as part of their topic 'Misty Mountains Sierra'. https://t.co/B4PD10GUEg

01/11/18

Some of Year 4 took part in a football tournament on Tuesday, playing against other Southwark schools. Not only was it an enjoyable day but the team came 4th out of 17 teams, won a ‘Team Work’ award and was awarded ‘boy of the tournament’. A successful day all round!

01/11/18

Much excitement in Year 1 this week when we hosted a visit from a very important visitor! https://t.co/WkBUIrLijg

24/10/18

Retweetd From Dulwich Hamlet FC

STATEMENT: Dulwich Hamlet Football Club and Dulwich Hamlet Supporters’ Trust announce the club’s return to Champion Hill Read More Here: https://t.co/DCELnFyFgP https://t.co/tmrbHw3F97

22/10/18

Retweetd From Lauren Juliff

Our funding applications are done for this year. Fingers crossed we receive council support for our school Air Purification Project 🤞🤞#cleanergreenersafer

18/10/18

Retweetd From Cara Bleiman

Thanks and for encouraging our brilliant young poets to experiment with Chinese characters https://t.co/I6MhOfNhXt

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Keys to Success - Achieving Success Together

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 (Keys to Life) and a set of learning attributes (Keys to Learning), 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.

Our Keys to Success emphasise the crucial link between the way in which children learn and their social knowledge and behaviour.  Our Keys to Learning link closely to our Keys for Life and support us all in achieving success.

Our Keys to Life

Keys to Life 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 Life:

  • Determination
  • Kindness
  • Community spirited
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Self-control
  • Communication
  • Responsibility

 

Key to Success

Description

Determination

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

Kindness

Being friendly, generous and considerate.

Community spirited

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

Respect

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

Integrity

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

Self-control

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

Communication

Being able to interact well with others either by speaking, using sign language, non-verbal communication, writing or another medium.

Responsibility

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

 

Our Keys to Learning

At Harris Primary East Dulwich, we believe in promoting excellence in learning through our Keys to Learning, providing a common language for everyone in our community to discuss their learning to ensure our pupils are engaged, challenged and reaching their potential.

We have identified eight learning behaviours or Keys to Learning:

  • Curiosity
  • Resilience
  • Conscientious
  • Independence
  • Collaboration
  • Challenge-seeking
  • Attentive
  • Resourceful

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.