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01/12/21

Which staff member is being given an award at 1830 this evening by a member of Royalty?! Click on the link to find out! https://t.co/Lgjdfm2BRu

01/12/21

We welcomed and to the academy yesterday for our Year 8 Safety First day. A fascinating day with some fantastic sessions and great interaction from our girls. https://t.co/qpVNKI7LiL

01/12/21

Poppy Appeal - Thanks received from Royal British Legion https://t.co/GScXDiwytU

25/11/21

Encourage your child's voice to be shared...calling all budding authors! https://t.co/i4sBLEZAsz

25/11/21

RAD Contemporary Dance company in rehearsal - looking forward to seeing the actual performance as this is fantastic! https://t.co/gcT57yqPbs

23/11/21

HGABR Readathon – Read for Good! Help your child’s literacy by encouraging participation in our sponsored read; to help with providing mobile libraries and storytellers to sick children in hospital. It’s a win, win! https://t.co/503Nf8TEsL

22/11/21

A work experience programme will allow students to network with colleagues and learn first-hand about the role and career routes within the company. These degree schemes see students attending university, gain a degree with either full or partial funding.

22/11/21

Year 12 and 13 attended a session PWC's Pathway to Flying Start scheme which offers an insight into degree apprenticeship and school leaver opportunities. Participants are invited to join Pwc's work experience programme for students interested in either accountancy or technology. https://t.co/AZYgROUm2c

22/11/21

Our Year 12 Health and Social Students loved hearing about the amazing work of the Charity when Michelle joined us for our lesson on Friday. Students reflecting on the many roles in the H&SC sector and how they can get involved in the charity!

16/11/21

Who's getting a Christmas feeling?! https://t.co/2WYLa3c7mH

11/11/21

Retweetd From Harris Haling Park

Remembrance Day: To commemorate Remembrance Day and remember the fallen soldiers throughout history and all present conflicts, each class created a poppy and as a school we gathered together in an assembly for a two-minute silence. https://t.co/gX1cu1ahst

04/11/21

Ellie shared that when she first considered becoming a Barrister, she told her dad she was not sure if it was for people like her and from her background. He responded, "If you won't do it, how will that ever change?" An Inspiring message for our students. https://t.co/nqeZNrUSYW

04/11/21

Our local MP, Ellie Reeves, visited HGABR today and spoke to students about her path into Law, Politics and her experience as a woman. https://t.co/mL6adMgPrs

04/11/21

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04/11/21

Retweetd From HPA Kent House

Happy Diwali to those celebrating today 🕯️ Follow the link to find out more about this Hindu festival and why it is celebrated https://t.co/tIsQDJEhRY https://t.co/0tqlAyVQqL

02/11/21

Our former student Rachel Reeves Reeves faced a 'grilling' from HGABR sixth formers which was referenced in an Evening Standard article!

02/11/21

Rachel Reeves: ‘Speeches won’t change lives, Labour needs to win elections’ https://t.co/7W514uRGXX

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Posted on August 24th 2017

Harris Girls' Academy Bromley - best ever GCSE results!

Provisional Progress 8 figure for 2017 is +1.09. As this is over twice the threshold of +0.5 set by Ofsted for an outstanding judgement, it means that Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is now one of the very best schools in the country. Many congratulations to all!

HGABR has achieved 80% A*-C or 4 and above grades in English and Maths, compared to 66% last year.

The percentage of students achieving the EBacc (A*-C or 4 and above in the core academic subjects) was 53% this year - up from 39% last year, against a national average of 23% in 2016.

7 girls achieved the new 'super grade' 9 in English with 13 grade 9's between them. 67% of those who sat Latin GCSE achieved an A/A*. 

Some notable individual successes included:

  • Karina Harris achieved 5 A, 1 A*, 9 and an 8 in English and a 7 in Maths;
  • Mhari Brooks achieved 4 A, 1 A* grades and an 8 in English;
  • Nadine Trimmer achieved 4 A* grades, 3 A grades, a 7 in Maths and 8 in English.

David Astin, Principal, said:

This has been a really fantastic year of results especially given the new, more demanding curriculum and grading for English and maths this year. The girls have been highly focussed in preparing for their exams and I am delighted that their hard work has been reflected in our best ever results. I'm so proud of them all today.