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Retweeted HGABR Sixth Form (): This weeks Ted talk video is by Josh Kaufman and 'how to learn...


Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

This weeks Ted talk video is by Josh Kaufman and 'how to learn anything'.


Retweeted HGABR Sixth Form (): This weeks current affairs is a debate on whether the government should...


Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

This weeks current affairs is a debate on whether the government should focus on privatisation or nationalisation of British industries in the future.


Welcome back! The countdown challenge this week is to reach 907 using, 9 10 75 100 5 9. Why not try some of the other challenges. Good luck!


Students return to school on 19 February 2018 - normal start of 8.25am


Try your hand at reading some of the recommended books from our Bromley 100 list - one hundred books to read before you leave.


: World Book Day is on the 1st March 2018.


Retweeted UCAS Online (): What is an EPQ and why should you do one? blogger Romana explains...


Retweetd From UCAS Online

What is an EPQ and why should you do one? blogger Romana explains all in this post


The science revision guides have been ordered and will be given out during registration, of the first week back after the half term. See you on the other side!


Students this week got the chance to vote for their 2 representatives for the Bromley Youth Council. The polling station was set up and ready for students to make their vote on Wednesday, with a guest visit from Cllr. Bance. Results to be announced soon!


Retweeted HGABR Sixth Form (): Current affairs this week is about 'Youthquake'. Is 'youthquake' a...


Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Current affairs this week is about 'Youthquake'. Is 'youthquake' a myth? How do you think you will vote next time around?


Interested in legends and ancient myths? Classics Club is back at HGABR.


SaveTheDate: Y8 Options Evening. Keep an eye out for the letter home with further details


Continuing with our reflections topic, students learn to apply the filter test. Is it true? Is it good? Is it useful?


Continuing with our reflections topic, students will look at whether something is true, just because someone else says it is.


Reflections this week is about putting an end to rumours. Why do people spread rumours? How are rumours spread?


Quote of the week: "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." Sir Richard Steele

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.

Governing Body

Mrs Rosalyn Wilton
Chair of Governors


Ros has been Chair of Governors ay Harris Girls' Academy Bromley since it opened in 2011. She is also Vice Chair of the Harris Federation Board.

In a career spanning four decades, Ros has held a number of high profile positions in the City, particularly within the finance and technology sectors.

As a Director of the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE), she was the first woman to serve on the board of any Exchange in the UK or Europe. She was also the first woman to be appointed to the Reuters Executive Committee, making her the most senior woman in the Reuters Group at that time.

Ros read Mathematics at the University of London. In 2016, she was appointed to the University of London’s Board of Trustees.

She is a familiar figure to our students and staff, regularly giving talks and also overseeing Mathematics at the academy as part of the governing body’s commitment to each support a different subject department. 


Ms Sally Watson
Chair of Finance and General Purpose Committee/Sponsor Governor

Sally became a governor at our academy in 2015 and chairs the Finance and General Purposes Committee of our governing body. 

After studying for a degree in History, Sally qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Her career included twenty years in the banking sector. 



Ms Marsha Berg, MSc
Sponsor Governor

Marsha has a degree in English from University College London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business from Birkbeck, University of London.

A Beckenham local, she works in property management and is Director of a university and school Yearbook company. She has been a governor at our academy since 2011.

Ms Evadne Bygrave
Parent Governor

Evadne has a daughter at Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley and is a parent governor.

A primary school teacher by profession, she also leads a campaign to encourage reading of whole books in primary schools.

Mr Christopher Carr
Sponsor Governor

Christopher joined our governing body in 2015. He is lead governor for Safeguarding and Welfare at Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley.

Since graduating from York with a degree in Politics, he has worked in the field of social and economic consultancy. Through his work, which has involved evaluating literacy and numeracy programmes and supporting government reforms to provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities, he has developed a specialist knowledge of the education system.

Mr Ashleigh Ainsley
Sponsor Governor

Ashleigh is a strategist with experience in technology and retail.

As a co-founder of Colourintech, he is actively involved in opening access to tech companies for talented young people from diverse backgrounds.

Ashleigh graduated in 2014 with a degree in Geography from the University of Oxford

Mr James Stagg
Sponsor Governor

As MFL Consultant with the Harris Federation, James leads on raising attainment and the profile of languages across the Federation, as well as coordinating the Mandarin-specific aspects of the Harris School Direct programme.

James has worked for the Harris Federation for 3 years. He began studying Mandarin at the University of Central Lancashire in 2009. As an undergraduate, James studied Business Management and Chinese, studying in a University in Beijing and doing an internship with a company in China. James began his teaching role at Harris Academy South Norwood as Teacher of Mandarin, progressing on to Subject Leader of Mandarin and then onto Mandarin Consultant for the Federation in September 2016. James has experience of teaching to Secondary and primary students through his role. James’ key interests lie in mentoring new teachers and in encouraging new schools to begin teaching Mandarin as part of their curriculum. Most recently, James achieved his masters in education and is currently studying towards the NOQSL for senior school leadership. 

We will be adding to this page with the biographies of our Governors, so please watch this space!

Click here to view further information relating to our Governors and the areas they oversee within the Academy.