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28/01/20

Retweetd From Imogen Breen 🔬🧬🧫

Fortune teller quizzing with Y9! Key words are hidden under the tabs - students pick the number and get a word to define. (great tes resource I found a while back but only now got a chance to use!) https://t.co/yCp8FZ20o1

27/01/20

Thank you and for an inspiring Young City Poets visit. A great opportunity to see a fabulous cultural landmark and let it inspire some powerful poetry by our girls. Find and more and read the poems at https://t.co/A7dkvdmaT6 https://t.co/T9GmQN9cIi

25/01/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

新年快乐!Happy Chinese New Year everyone 😄😄

25/01/20

Retweetd From HAB Sports

Boxing at school ➡️ Boxing at Amateur boxing club. Well done girls🥊 Future Olympians pending⏳Thank you for organizing light sparing with Junior National Champion Vivian Parsons 🥊#ProudToBeHAB of you all! https://t.co/1SAxmnIsQJ

25/01/20

Retweetd From HAB Sports

Active Row competition last week! Well girls!! great team work and resilience Thank you 🚣‍♀️ https://t.co/SBkDxsjrsk

25/01/20

Retweetd From HAB Sports

HAB girls love Basketball!🏀 Fixtures pending..⏳ Can you guess how many girls attended last week’s session 🤔 https://t.co/LYOf9E6HDp

25/01/20

Retweetd From HABSTEM

such a great day. I’ve been BLOWN AWAY by how phenomenal these students have been today. 👩🏽‍💻👩🏾‍💻🏅 https://t.co/vEqm4zSo25

25/01/20

Retweetd From Nilu K

Just remember to . You got this Team HAB-Bots! https://t.co/ZCnDHA1TY8

25/01/20

Retweetd From HABSTEM

💪🏼💪🏼👏🏼 https://t.co/yfmmzbMmBp

25/01/20

Retweetd From HABSTEM

The mayhem has begun - much more intense than last year as we have TWO teams in the competition . Thanks for sponsoring us to get here! https://t.co/UhIxLJSaEF

23/01/20

Percy Jackson, Harry Potter and Alice in Wonderland were all there in spirit at our recent book-themed Literary Tea Party, hosted for students who have shown a real love of literacy. Big thanks to for the funding. Find out more https://t.co/dlBffHwErm https://t.co/25i1bYZExv

22/01/20

Thank you to and for these amazing 'Becoming' journals. The students at HAB are thrilled with them! https://t.co/UUtcAgPDd1

22/01/20

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Extremely of students! https://t.co/ybCyL45wa8

21/01/20

Retweetd From Dr Edmunds 🧲 🛰 🚀

Also; how nice is the view from my classroom ?! students really enjoyed this practical & looking at our beautiful skyline!

21/01/20

Retweetd From ENGLISH@HAB

Blackout Poetry 😍 “I have nothing but hope that pulled me into the world” https://t.co/wduISL9hVC

21/01/20

The girls cannot get enough of ‘You Got This: A fabulously fearless guide to being YOU’ https://t.co/pKAMYx3Pmg

21/01/20

Year 10 students had a wonderful day learning about careers in https://t.co/vjsl8B0SXJ

21/01/20

Retweetd From Ms Valentín Lucas

students got front seats and are ready to listen to some fantastic lectures as part of their French Linguistics Taster Day at University of Westminster. https://t.co/xj2REsgoW0

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HAB Ethos and Values

HAB staff have high expectations of the girls and HAB girls have high expectations of themselves. Our ethos is one of being uncompromising but caring in everything that we do.  This is how we have created a happy and safe learning environment, with firm but fair discipline.

All HAB girls know our rules and abide by them. We expect every girl to be dressed correctly, on time and prepared to work hard, always following staff instructions. Our girls always want to live up to these expectations, but on the rare occasion that one of them fails to do so, she knows that there will be clear consequences, followed by support to learn from the experience.

Outstanding care and guidance

We offer outstanding care and guidance for every one of our girls.  In Year 7 for example, as well as her Learning Family Mentor, every girl has one-to-one transition coaching from a former student, while as many girls who need it have additional reading lessons so that they can achieve their academic potential from the beginning of their time with us.

Throughout her time at HAB, we guarantee that every girl will be known by all her teachers, support staff and the school's senior leaders, including the Principal.  We also guarantee to every parent or carer that we will work closely with them to raise their daughter successfully, sharing the joys and challenges of this with honesty and integrity.  This is summed up in the HAB staff motto, “We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen to help their daughters achieve the success they deserve.”

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Values

HAB girls and staff work together to live up to the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.  HAB is a harmonious and supportive environment.

Key to this is our Learning Family system, in which every girl belongs to a small group of mixed years, led by a teacher. Starting every day together, the Learning Family members develop strong relationships with girls of different ages and from different backgrounds, breaking down barriers and preventing bullying.  Learning Family teachers speak to parents or carers about their daughter's progress and achievements at least once a fortnight.

Why is HAB for girls only?

We are often asked this question, especially by HAB parents who want their sons to have as good an education as their daughters!

By most measures, girls in England outperform boys in GCSES and A-levels, whatever type of school they attend.  Crucially, though, girls in girls’ schools achieve better examination results than girls at mixed schools.

In addition to these better results, universities and employers consider girls from girls’ schools to offer superior leadership skills; to be more resilient and risk taking; and, to have greater ambitions.

At HAB, we certainly know that this is true of our girls.  Parents and carers who choose HAB give their daughters the best possible opportunities by sending her to our excellent girls’ school.