A great final day of Summer School. We can’t wait to see you all again in September for your first year at HAWI!


Lots of creativity this morning rewriting the story of The Creature in the Cave


More music being created at Summer School ready for the final performance tomorrow


More fun at Summer School singing the Circle of Life and playing the African Drums


Our Arts Pathway at Summer School are devising their piece about Crocky-Wock the Crocodile


Summer School off to a roaring start!


Lower School having fun at Chessington World of Adventures!


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Keeping cool with a bit of yoga this morning


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A great atmosphere of house spirit at HAWI sports day on Friday!


Rutherford winning the cup!


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Wilberforce House (PE team) winning the staff relay


HAWI Sports Day 2022!


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Today is HAWI’s Formal Opening! Our students really enjoyed the opportunity to meet Lord Harris, and did a great job showing off our wonderful school!


It was a pleasure to welcome Lord Harris for the formal opening of the Academy


James, in Year 9, has captured some stunning photographs within the theme 'Wild and Free'


Please join us on Thursday the 14th of July from 5-6.30pm for A Little Night of Music and Drama. Head to the link in the recent school newsletter for tickets.


Year 10 are applying their recording skills this afternoon in the Buddhapadipa temple grounds.

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Admissions Consultation - Your View Welcome

The Governing Body of Harris Academy Wimbledon are consulting on admission arrangements for students applying for places for the academic year beginning in September 2023.  We are required to consult on our admission arrangements when there are significant changes and/or at least every seven years.

The consultation will run over 7 weeks from Thursday 9th December 2021. 

We believe it is important for all stakeholders, including prospective parents and carers, to understand how our Academy manages the admission process. The Trust Board have developed a Trust-wide template policy for use by all Harris academies to ensure consistency, clarity and compliance with the Admission Code. This may look different to previous policies, but we are simply setting out our existing criteria in a clearer way.

Proposed changes to the policy are to include allocating up to 10% of the places available within the PAN to children who demonstrate an aptitude for Music and the introduction of a Sixth Form, further information is listed below. The full draft admissions arrangements for 2023-2024 can be downloaded below:

Admissions Arrangements 2023-2024

Nodal Point Map

Musical Aptitude Places

Musical Aptitude Application

Sixth Form Admission Application

Minimum Enrtry Requirements for A Level Subjects

Request for Admission Outside Normal Age Group

Musical Aptitude Places

We have introduced ‘Musical Aptitude Places' as a category to reflect our excellence in Music.

The Academy will allocate up to 10% of the places available within the PAN (18 places) to children who demonstrate an aptitude for music.

Children who wish to be considered for an aptitude place will sit a musical aptitude test.  This test is designed not to determine the child's current musical ability, but their aptitude for learning music in the future, with a threshold having been set to determine qualification for consideration for a place.

Introduction of a Sixth Form

All current Year 11 pupils at the Academy wishing to transfer to Year 12, and all external candidates applying for admission to Year 12, must meet the minimum academic entry criteria set out in the table below:

A levels - A grade point average (GPA) of at least 6.5 across all GCSEs studied, with a minimum of 8 GCSEs taken including English Language and Mathematics at grade 5 (plus Subject Specific Requirements)

'Subject Specific Requirements' means the additional entry requirements for specific subjects/courses, as set out in the Minimum Academic Entry Criteria - Subject Specific Requirements document, which is published alongside the Admissions Policy.

The Minimum Academic Entry Criteria is the same for Year 11 pupils and external candidates.  Once met, Year 11 students will transfer to Year 12.  All external candidates meeting the minimum threshold will be on an equal footing for places, with the oversubscription criteria being applied where there are more eligible applications than places available. 

Your questions

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at  and we will respond to you. Please also provide your telephone number and put “HAWI Admissions Consultation 2023-2024” as the subject heading.

Your views

We would welcome your views on our consultation. Please ensure you respond to our consultation by end of day on Thursday 27th January 2022, which is when our consultation period closes.

You can respond in three ways:

  • By email:
  • In writing: correspondence should be sent to Principal, Harris Academy Wimbledon, High Path, Wimbledon, London, SW19 2JY
  • By filling in the form below.

Next steps

After our consultation, we will consider all the responses and discuss these with our board of Governors.

Consultation Form

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