Very impressive win vs Chestnut Grove 39-16 in the first game of JNR NBA season. Outstanding Performance by Donnell, Ethan and Shaun K and other Y8 boys.


Year 9 student leadership candidates deliver their speeches in assembly this morning. Excellent oracy and charisma from the candidates in true HABS style. Voting concludes on Friday when the successful leaders will be announced.


On Friday 17th November, our local MP, Ms Marsha De Cordova visited HABS, met with the student council and presented the Academy with literature celebrating Black History Month.


BigBrotherBigSister programme- year 12s meet there y9 mentees for the first time!


Y11s finished mock season by revising Geography with Head of Academy, Mr Comerford, ahead of their final exam. Congratulations to all of Y11 for their hard work during this first set of exams, setting themselves up for success in their GCSE year!


Here at HABS we love a good ol' Sip & Paint! Here are few picks from our latest arts celebration during Black History Month Thursday


All Y13 science students attended a series of masterclasses at HA Crystal Palace. Students appreciated the opportunity to further refine their exam skills to help them achieve the top grades. Just one of the many additional opportunities in offer to 6th Formers at HABS.


HAB students celebrated Black History Month in October. Students were educated, celebrated and empowered through author visits, poetry workshops, career insight assemblies and craft opportunities. Thank you to ,  , and


21 Y10 students undertook their Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition in the Coney Hall Recreation Ground area of West Wickham and impressed with their skills and general camaraderie!


Well done to the HABS girls' basketball team who after winning the league, made it to the final fours against the best teams in London and won their semi games with outstanding performance!


Y12 students visited Octopus Energy and engaged with group tasks to learn more about specific job roles within the energy and STEM careers sector. The students then toured the offices and met staff within the different teams, followed by a Q&A session.


Yesterday some of our students got the chance to create their own superheroes during the visit of Abiola Bello-a passionate and talented author. She spoke about her career and the process of getting a book published. The students also participated in a superhero battle at the end


A great day yesterday for Y7 students who competed in the HF basketball tournament 14 schools involved. The girls finished second winning 5/6 games and the boys finished joint second winning 4/6 games


Simon James Green was with us today for an assembly and comedy writing workshops with Y9 students. Simon’s books are a great mix of comedy and real-life issues many focused on LGBTQI+ characters and promote anti-discrimination and acceptance of all people.


Yesterday, Y10 students went to Imperial Uni for a STEM day. They attended talks on pursuing A level science or university as well as the different careers available to STEM graduates. Students also had a tour by a former student who now studies at Imperial Uni!


Yesterday some of our students visited the Black Cultural Archives in Windrush Square, Brixton. They enjoyed participating in a session on the 1981 Uprising and analysed the impact it had on the black community and their relationship with the police.


Our Y11 student George Lee-Christian has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Music First Young Creative Musician Festival on 27th June. Well Done, George!


Year 8 Careers and public speaking workshops with Anthony and Mike from Man Group."Is there a woMan group?" - a year 8 🤣The Man Group is named after its founder James Man when it was established in 1783.


Today we celebrate our Secondary Director, Rebecca Hickey! Congratulations on your 🎉👏🏽👏🏼🎉


Today we celebrate our Secondary Director, Rebecca Hickey! Congratulations on your 🎉👏🏽👏🏼🎉

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Welcome to Harris Academy Battersea. What makes us special goes far beyond our “outstanding” rating by Ofsted. At the heart of our success is an absolute belief in the ability of every student to shine – no matter what their background, ability or starting point.

Thank you for considering our academy for your child and please do contact us if you have any queries.

Peter Groves, Executive Principal

Charlie Comerford, Head of Academy

Open evenings and mornings 2023

Our open events are now finished and we'd like to thank everyone for coming, and for our students and staff for all their support during the events. Please do look at the information on this page or elsewhere on our website if you'd like to know more about our academy, or please do feel free to contact us.

The dates for our 2024 open events will be added nearer the time.

"This is an outstanding school." Ofsted

"The curriculum is wide-ranging, with a strong focus on academic subjects." Ofsted

What our Year 7s say...

We asked some of our new Year 7 students, who joined us in September 2023, for their first impressions of their new school. Here's what they told us.

Nasa – “It’s a big school but there’s lots of help. The teachers are really engaging."


Sabrina – “There is a lot of people here but it’s really calm and the teachers are so nice."


Salah – “I’m amazed at how great it is! The teachers explain everything so well so I know what I need to do. It’s very easy to make friends."


Toby – “This school has so many great teachers and it’s a really fun place to be.”


Find out more about Harris Academy Battersea

Our website has a wealth of information about life at our academy. Why not click on the links below to find out more.

Our vision and values - Knowledge, Integrity, Resilience

We develop aspirational young people to thrive in a changing world. The values of Knowledge, Integrity and Resilience embody the qualities we expect to see in our young people. Find out more.

HABS newsDownload our latest school newsletter

Download the July 2023 issue of our regular school newsletter, full of the latest news and achievements from around the school.

Exam results - how do our students achieve?

Students at Harris Battersea celebrated a fantastic set of GCSE results for 2023. Despite all the disruption to their education the students have achieved great outcomes and they will be rightly proud today. Find out more.

What subjects do students study?

Find out more about our curriculum and the wide range of subjects offered to all students. Find out more.

Clubs, trips and visits

We've got lots of co-curricular clubs to choose from including band club, choir, football, table tennis, basketball and lots more. Find out more.

School meals - what are they like?

Our menu has been created after extensive research into student preferences but is also nutritious and compliant with all government guidelines. Find out more.

"Pupils’ behaviour in lessons and around the school is admirable." Ofsted

"Pupils of all abilities make very strong progress." Ofsted

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You can take a closer look at our school by viewing our image gallery below. Thank you for visiting our website and please do contact us if you have any queries.

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