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14 Y11 students visited Oxford University for a taster day on Wednesday and left inspired that with hard work and commitment to their study a future place is a realistic aspiration!


What an exceptional start Harris Academy Battersea Y9 students have made to their new STREET ART project!


Well done to our Student Leadership Team who go above and beyond in their meetings to ensure collaboration across KS3. Their innovative ideas to amplify student voice within the school, whilst also providing a direct channel of communication are greatly appreciated.


Some of our female students attended a panel discussion and Q+A from seven inspirational female leaders from a variety of industries. Louise in Y10 was braved to preform some of her poems in front of everyone.


30 Year 10 pupils went to the Apple head offices in Battersea Power Station to learn all about how Apple Books are published and created and to get an insight into the digital publishing world on 6.03.24.


10 of our 6th Form students went to open their fast in Battersea Art Centre as part of London's first Open Iftar event this year! It stands as the UK’s largest and acclaimed community event during Ramadan.


Our Y9 Debate Mate Club achieved fantastic success in their Pitch Project. They showed a fantastic growth in confidence, and presented with clarity and composure, sharing a range of thoughtful ideas. This was part of a large national competition, and they were placed fourth!


Congratulations to the HABS boys' and girls' basketball teams. The boys won vs Ark Putney and Chestnut Grove with 16-2 & 15-7 and the girls won vs Harris Clapham with 55-28! Most importantly they played for each other and supported each other.


Congratulations to the incredible Y7's who participated in the Harris Spelling Bee! Your resilience and outstanding sportsmanship throughout the 5 challenging rounds are truly commendable. You've not only showcased your spelling prowess but also set a shining example of teamwork!


Well done, to HABS KS5 students who have raised more than £200 for Doctors without Borders to support them with aiding medical care across the world in places of conflict!


Big thank you to for helping our wonderful student, Chelsea, to tick this off her bucket list! She got to watch the game, meet the team, and received a signed Hockey stick by the players! Big shout out to Graham for organising!


So thrilled to share the achievements of 6 formers who were rewarded an Ice-Skating trip. It was a celebration of their proactive approach in seeking extracurricular opportunities and dedicated efforts towards personal development. Massive well done to our students!


Enjoy the following stills from the Year 11 Drama Component 2 Final Performance. Students put on a show of their best Crucible and Top Girls scenes exploring the theme of POWER.


Well Done to all of HABS CNAT and Vocation Year 11 students for getting their coursework and performance portfolios completed!


Congratulations to Joel Sea and Roman Bafi on their outstanding achievements this term. Roman has been offered scholarships from the San Francisco Ballet School and Joel is the Regional Jack Petchey Speak Out Champion. We are immensely proud!


HABS Y13 students visited Imperial College London and interacted with Imperial staff and students, giving them a glimpse of what life at university would be like. The trip motivated our students to pursue higher academic and career goals.


Harris Academy Y10&11 Boys' Basketball team had an amazing season and made us very proud. They won all their matches in the Wandsworth Borough School games on displayed team play, strategic brilliance and an excellent representation of Harris Battersea's values


Our students had an Oxford University English Taster Day. They got to put their English literary reading skills to the test (gaining university knowledge to aid them with their GCSEs) and spoke to a range of current Oxford University student volunteers.


Our students had an Oxford University English Taster Day. They got to put their English literary reading skills to the test (gaining university knowledge to aid them with their GCSEs) and spoke to a range of current Oxford University student volunteers.


Well done to the HABS Year 10&11 Basketball team who won all their matches in the Wandsworth Borough School games!

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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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