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Six of our girls will be attending a three-day online Model United Nations conference hosted in Prague this Friday-Sunday, to discuss topics relating to women, human rights and security. Find out more at


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Want to know more about ? Watch the video and come along to the meet-up TOMORROW, 5.30pm to find out how you can support our girls!


Are you a parent/carer of a girl at HAB? Come along to our Friends of HAB online meet-up for parents, this Thurs 21 Jan, 5.30pm. All HAB parents very welcome! We'd love to see you there. Find out more and register at


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WOOP WOOP!! 👏👏👏 Well Done EMMA - teacher training, a great way to get out of chores 😉


We are so of Emma Donald, one of our Maths teachers, who won the overall ‘Transforming Lives' award for trainee teachers in the Harris Federation Transforming Lives awards. Find out now Emma "followed her dream to become a teacher" at


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Huge CONGRATULATIONS! Well deserved!⭐


We have a brand new channel on YouTube! We'll be adding lots of films to help with your science learning at home. Don’t miss out! Subscribe to the HAB Science YouTube channel now at


Four HAB girls received Citizenship Awards through the First News ACTive Citizenship scheme, after campaigning on issues they care strongly about - discrimination against women, Uighur Muslims, asylum seekers. More


The Jan 2021 issue of our school newsletter, , is out now. Loads of news and pictures of our school in action! Read it online at


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for your kind donations 👍 These bags will go to helping in our area have a little bit more in their cupboards & ease things during


Protect your child when they are online. FREE online webinar for parents, Thurs 28 Jan, 6pm, run by Digital Awareness UK. One-hour web session just for HAB parents and carer. Find out more and sign up at


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Want to join ? Sign up for the Zoom on the 21st of January below... 👇👇👇👇👇


Friends of HAB - Online Meet-Up. Are you a parent/carer of a girl at HAB? Come along to our next Friends of HAB online meet-up for parents, Thurs 21 Jan, 5.30pm. Learn more about Friends of HAB and put some faces to names! Curious? Find out more at


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Dr Pete Edmunds is our participant this week! Dr Edmunds is head of at


Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements. Thank you as ever for your cooperation.


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Congratulations to Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix! The 16-year-old diver has been named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year for 2020.


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Every crate (yes right to the back of the stage!) is ready to be distributed to our students have been incredible in donating over 3000 much needed items.


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This is truly AMAZING! Huge thanks to all the students at for such thoughtfulness, compassion and generosity. Your letters are especially moving and will be much appreciated. Ms Harris - Gold Stars/House Points all round, yes?


Following a government announcement, the Academy will now only open to Year 11 and Year 13 students on the 5th January at their usual start time. All other years will be learning remotely for the first week of term and should not come to school. Details


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Amazing work!

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Term Dates 2020-21

Autumn Term 1 2020

Thursday 3rd September to Friday 16th October

Friday 2nd October: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 19th October – Friday 23rd October

Reading Week: Monday 26th October – Friday 30th October

Autumn Term 2 2020

Monday 2nd November to Thursday 17th December 2020

Monday 2nd November: All girls and HAB6 to arrive at their normal times

Thursday 17th December: Last day of Autumn Term. Finish times: Year 7 (2pm), Year 8 (2.15pm), Year 9 (3.30pm), Year 10 (3.45pm), Year 11 (4pm).

Friday 18th December: Staff INSET Day

Christmas Break: Monday 21st December – Friday 1st January 2021

Spring Term 1 2021

Monday 4th January to Friday 12th February 2021

Monday 4th January: HAB6 Progress Day

Tuesday 5th January: See website announcements on home page for details of staggered starts.

Friday 12th February: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 15th February – Friday 19th February 2021

Spring Term 2 2021

Monday 22nd February to Wednesday 31st March 2021

Monday 22nd February: All girls and HAB6 to arrive at their normal times

Wednesday 31st March: Last day of Spring 2 Term (early closure for all girls and HAB6 with 12.15pm finish)

Easter Break: Monday 5th April – Friday 16th April 2021

Summer Term 1 2021

Monday 19th April to Friday 28th May 2021

Monday 19th April: All girls and HAB6 to arrive at their normal times

Monday 3rd May Bank Holiday: Academy closed to all girls & HAB6

Half Term Holiday: Monday 31st May –Friday 4th June 2021

Summer Term 2 2021

Monday 7th June to Friday 23rd July 2021

Monday 7th June: Year 11 –Year 13 arriving from 08.00 for an 08.25 start; Year 7 – 10 arriving at their normal times

Friday 25th June 2021: Year 11 Graduation – (early closure for all girls & HAB6 with 12.15pm finish) - date TBC

Friday 23rd July: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)