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21/05/19

Out latest countdown numbers challenge is out, along with some other challenges for students to try. Can you complete them all? https://t.co/KI7YjD6sti

21/05/19

This weeks reflection programme is about mental health. Students will look at statistics & attitudes towards mental health & consider not only their own, but others understanding on this topic, & how they can change this attitude for the positive https://t.co/m2Zve0nH0J https://t.co/sDtvPpcigV

18/05/19

Everyone safely home. Some tired, lost legs this evening but you did it. Very proud of all the girls who completed their Bronze practice this weekend! https://t.co/b8KSCoDyTw

18/05/19

Final two teams delayed on return due to a walk round a forest and a hidden path through this. Will contact once we know arrival time to school. https://t.co/3Z35OYkKDS

18/05/19

Team 1 in the distance, team 4 just behind and some animal friends. Lovely day for a https://t.co/aJ31pNo1Qe

18/05/19

We are off for day 2, map reading skills being put to the test today. Hope those that woke up at 5am don't have tired eyes! https://t.co/Z7MyV45BC2

17/05/19

They haven't turned round for the picture, they have decided walking down backwards is easier! https://t.co/kH2tENmhO1

17/05/19

Q. from Jalila to - We all hope to enter the world as informed and engaged in society as we can. What 3 top tips would you give us to achieve this? 1. Work hard 2. Don't let artifical barriers stop you 3. Engage and be passionate in the world around you https://t.co/Vc9cXPgKcE

17/05/19

General Q&A about engaging young people into politics https://t.co/WW3dFahxnN

17/05/19

Our Bronze award students are off for their expedition https://t.co/Grh0Mimv54

17/05/19

Many thanks to for coming in and talking with our Y10 Citezenship students https://t.co/IkC3c8n1K3

16/05/19

Quote of week: "I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.' By Michael Jordan

15/05/19

Retweetd From Schools Plus Ltd

If you've ever considered hiring the facilities at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, then please take a look at this Virtual Tour showing what Schools Plus have available to book onsite - https://t.co/A9cUTTCpSf

15/05/19

Countdown numbers game total this week is a grand 140. You can use 2 75 50 8 3 6. Is there more than one solution though? Our weekly math's puzzle (collect from Voc boards) and challenges are also live, so try your hand at some of these. https://t.co/WjzpgZ1W12

15/05/19

Our tutor programme topic for discussion this week, links to our recycled greenhouse project. This week, students will be discussing the consumption and global sales on single use plastic bottles, cans and cartons, and the impact of the waste this generates. https://t.co/FqHGYY46ya

15/05/19

This weeks Must Read Book is a haunting yet powerful novel on the Second World War; Between the shades, by Ruta Sepetys https://t.co/PxivLTbD7H

15/05/19

Word of the week is curator. What do you think the word 'curtator' means and how can you use it in a sentence. https://t.co/QE6gYjGQKX

10/05/19

Summer Half Term - 27 May to 31 May inclusive. Please note that the school will break up at the normal time of 2.50pm on Friday 24 May. For more calendar reminders, visit our website: https://t.co/7xVRzjVLaZ https://t.co/jHGNZi9scB

10/05/19

Quote of the week: "Success is never final and failure never fatal. It's courage that counts." By George Tilton

09/05/19

Retweetd From Science at HGABR

We are trying to build up our allotment with a plastic bottle greenhouse. How can you help? We need students to collect there plastic drinks bottles (no squashed or crushed ones sorry), and drop them into the prep room or the bins labelled Greenhouse, in the main hall. https://t.co/2cY2BzYkT5

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Academy Admissions

Welcome to the Harris Girls' Academy Bromley Admissions information page. We are a thriving, diverse and academically successful school for girls, based in New Beckenham.

Please look at our Calendar page for details of our open evenings for prospective Parents, Carers and Students. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from at the bottom of the page.  A brief summary of the application procedure follows, for Sixth Form, Year 7 and in-year admissions.


Harris Girls' Academy Bromley will set admission arrangements annually. Where changes are proposed to admission arrangements there will be a public consultation on these arrangements. If no changes are made to admission arrangements the Academy consultation will only take place at least every 7 years.

Following the recent consultation to the Admissions Policy 2019-20, a copy of the approved Admissions Policy for 2019-20 can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.


Academy Admissions Contact Details

Contact: Mrs Coupland

Telephone: 0208 778 5917
Email: admissions@harrisbromley.org.uk
Address: Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, Lennard Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1QR

Department for Education Number: 305 4002


Year 7 Applications

2018-19

The admissions for 2018-19 has now closed. Should you still wish your daughter to attend as a Year 7 student, please see our In-Year policy found at the bottom of the page.

 

2019-20

The Academy has an admission number of 180 in Year 7 for September 2019.

For admissions into the next year’s Year 7, parents and carers are required to complete an application form (known as the “Common Application Form” - CAF) which will be sent to them by their local authority.  No applications direct to the Academy can be accepted.

Parents are strongly advised to read carefully the full Academy Admissions Policy 2019-2020 (see at the bottom of the page) and information and advice from the local authority. The main points to remember are:

  • You must submit an application form to your Local Education Authority if applying online by 31 October 2018. A place at any secondary school can only be offered if an application has been received.
  • Think carefully about the order in which you place your chosen schools on the form.  You should enter your most preferred school first on the list. Please remember to enter the full name of Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, There are several different Harris Academies and an entry of simply “Harris Academy” will be ignored.
  • BANDING TEST DAY is on Friday 14th December 2018. Your daughter will only need to sit ONE test, even if you have listed more than one Harris Academies on your CAF form as we share our results.
  • Supplementary Form: you will only need to fill and return this form to us by Monday 19th November 2018 if your child has Special Education Needs; please see below to download the form.
  • Be sure to include at least 3 different schools on your preference form.

In March 2019, the local authority will notify you of the school where your child has been offered a place.  If you are happy with the offer, you MUST ACCEPT this place by returning the acceptance form to Admissions at the Academy.

If you are unhappy that you did not receive an offer of a school place at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, you have the right to lodge an independent appeal with us.

Year 7 Key Dates 2019-20
24 September 2018 Year 6 Open Evening
25-28 September 2018 Year 6 Open Mornings, 9am-10am
31 October 2018 CAF forms returned to home Local Authority
14 December 2018 Harris Testing day
1 March 2019 Local Authority informs parents/carers of allocated school
29 March 2019 Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy
May-June 2019 Appeal heard
1 September 2019 Waiting Lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists. Parents/Carers will need to re-apply as a casual admission, if still waiting.

 

Year 7 Key Dates 2020-21
26 September 2019 Year 6 Open Evening
23-25 and 27 September 2019 Year 6 Open Mornings, 9am-10am
31 October 2019 CAF forms returned to home Local Authority
13 December 2019 Harris Testing day
1 March 2020 Local Authority informs parents/carers of allocated school
29 March 2020 Deadline for appeals to be made in writing to the Academy
May-June 2020 Appeal heard
1 September 2020

Waiting Lists closed and replaced by casual admissions waiting lists. Parents/Carers will need to re-apply as a casual admission, if still waiting.


In-Year Admissions

If you are looking for a place in Harris Girls' Academy Bromley because you have recently moved into the area, or your child is at another secondary 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 Girls' Academy Bromley.  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 That Want To Appeal - Year 7 Admissions

2019-20

Any 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.

If you wish to appeal you must contact Admissions at the Academy who will send you an appeals form to complete.

Completed forms should be sent to the Clerk to the Appeal Panel at: Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, Lennard Road, Beckenham, London, BR3 1QR

Completed appeal forms must be received by the Academy by the closing date 29 March 2019 at 5pm. Please note: the academy does not provide help with appeals.

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an Independent appeal Panel. The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time; the provisional dates have been booked to be during the months of May/June 2019. 

Appeals may be made in English or the Parents’/Carers’ first language.

Only one appeal per application is allowed.

Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

Appeals must be made by 29 March 2019.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Additional Supporting Information

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 clear working days (not counting the day of postage or the hearing) in advance of your appeal.

Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to five clear working days prior to the hearing. Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.


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 consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

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 i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.  

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

Appellants will be sent 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 working days in advance of the hearing.



Post 16 Applications

Before applying, you should read our Sixth Form Prospectus which can be found here.

 

Details of the admissions criteria can be found below.

For further information on the process of admissions into a secondary school, please see the Bromley’s Secondary School admissions page https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/14/secondary_school_admissions