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Haberdashers' Knights Academy

Key Information

Knights Academy: achieving excellence for your child at the heart of our community.

  • An Academy for children aged 11 to 18
  • In the London Borough of Lewisham
  • Opened in 2005
  • Part of the Haberdashers’ Academies Trust South

At Knights Academy, your child will be happy and successful.

Our students achieve excellence by studying a curriculum that is accessible and relevant to them and to their aspirations.

We provide the opportunity for each of our students to reach their potential and unlock the door to their future through our innovative and broad curriculum. Your child will benefit from the expertise of a teaching team of over 400 staff sharing ideas across our federation.

The wellbeing and safety of all of the members of our school community is of the utmost importance to us. We provide real personal development opportunities to our students through a variety of sporting and extra-curricular prospects.

Our students develop within our ethos of innovation, excellence, mutual respect, responsibility and equality of opportunity for all.

All members of our school community value the mix of tradition and innovation that is provided by being part of the Haberdashers’ family. Our school and our place as part of the Haberdashers’ Academies Trust South provide our students with a breadth of experiences and perspectives that they can take with them into their adult lives.

Knights Academy, Years 7-13, Launcelot Road, Bromley BR1 5EB


Dr Tesca Bennett

Vice Principals

Mr Steve Grant

Mrs Charlene Ponteen

Mr Almartino Richards

Miss Rochelle Lascelles-Brown

Assistant Vice Principals

Mr Jamie Cole

Mrs Ester Martino

Mr Noel O'Meara 

Mr Leyton Thompson 

Designated Safeguarding Team

Mr Steve Grant - Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr Joseph Brinsdon - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

To report a safeguarding concern, contact us at safeguarding.knights@habstrustsouth.org.uk 


Mrs Charlene Ponteen


Business Manager (for enquiries)

Ms Jacqueline Crome

Telephone: 0208 461 9240

Email: knightsacademy@habstrustsouth.org.uk