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What a fantastic sports day to wrap up the summer term at HAB! 🏅☀️ From thrilling races to nail-biting matches, our students showcased incredible talent and teamwork. Kudos to everyone who participated and made it a day to remember! 🎉


Year 9 students visited The National Gallery on 17th July, exploring renowned artworks and expanding their vocabulary. They discussed "The Execution of Lady Jane Grey" and Hogarth's "Marriage A-la-Mode," enhancing their appreciation of art.


Year 9 students visited South London Gallery and participated in a workshop, creating collages inspired by the idea of 'utopia'.


Good luck to our Yr 10 students in the Motivez 'Sustainable Southwark' competition at UCL! Join us at 5pm Wednesday to support them in winning the cash prize and TfL work experience. Promoting STEM careers and sustainability! RSVP:


Celebrating Diversity 🎉Our Culture Day at HAB last week was a fabulous celebration of our diverse community, proudly presented by our school. Click the link below to read more about the day 👇🏽


Only 1 Day Left! 🎟️Get your tickets from Ms. Morris in the Library. Don't miss out on this exciting event!


HAB Summer Music Concert Shines with Spectacular Success. Huge thanks to all performers and 6th formers back stage, for making the HAB Summer Music Concert such a great experience. Your talent and hard work made the night unforgettable. Photos by Vidhi HAB6.


Welcome Class of 2031: Your New Journey Begins!#Year6Transition


Our Year 7 mathematicians excelled in the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge! Half earned Bronze & Silver certificates. Hana & Zoe stood out with Silver & "Best in School" titles. Congrats to all participants! Their dedication inspires us. We're so proud!


Cricket, Chinese culture, Hot & Cold Chemistry – it has been brilliant hosting Year 5 classes from primary schools.Workshops in drama, dance, art, singing, FT & DT have given the pupils a taste of secondary school 🎉#Year6Transition


To our Year 11's & 13's...Wishing the very best of futuresFarewell as you head for your amazing adventures!Congratulations on your Graduation.#ProudToBeHAB


Excited to share that Chloe in year 10, won 2nd place in The Jack Petchey cartoon competition! “My artwork, titled "Be the Person Who You Want to Be," celebrates self-confidence and staying true to yourself. Never change for anyone else!” 💫#Art


Here at HAB, we proudly celebrate our students' achievements and positive behaviours! 👏 Our HABit Credits reward politeness, respect, compassion, and dedication. Students can redeem credits for books, stationery, and toiletries. Keep up the great work, HAB students! 🙌


Why is reading important to me? 📚Amina values the joy of reading as it enhances her skills. She will always choose books over screens.


Reader Leader students are working through their Racial Literacy booklet to explore various types of racism. They learn new terms and discuss scenarios to better identify interpersonal racism, internalized racism, colorism, microaggressions, and institutional racism. 📚


We are proud to be one of the 16 Southwark schools raising concerns about smartphone usage and its negative impact on students. Learn more 👇🏼


Year 7 & 8 students saw ‘Deadly Distraction’ by The Riot Act at HAB, sponsored by Southwark Council to promote road safety. 🚲 The Q&A session highlighted dangers of roadside distractions and peer pressure, promoting safe behavior on their home-to-school journey.


First steps towards bigger change in supporting the mental health and well-being of our students.


🎨 Y9 Art students had a blast at the Dulwich Picture Gallery! They explored masterpieces and created their own works of art. An unforgettable, inspiring day! 🖌️✨


Reader Leader 📚 is a peer mentoring project which sees older students read with younger students during tutor time. The scheme helps younger students to develop their reading skills and gives older students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills too.

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Term Dates 2023-24

Autumn Term 1 2023

Friday 1 September to Friday 13 October 2023

Friday 1 September Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Monday, 4 September - Year 7 (arrival for a 9am start with school finishing at 1pm) and Year 12 (arrival for a 9.45 start) are the only students on site. 

Tuesday, 5 September:

  • Years 7, 8 and 9 arrive at 8.45 through the entrance to the HAT 
  • Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 arrive at 9.45 through the entrance to the HAT

Friday 6 October Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday: Monday 16 October – Friday 20 October 2023

Reading Week: Monday 23 October – Friday 27 October 2023

Autumn Term 2 2023

Monday 30 October to Thursday 21 December 2023

Thursday 21st December: Last day of Autumn Term (early closure for all girls and HAB6 with 12pm finish)

Christmas Break: Friday 22 December – Friday 5 January 2024

Spring Term 1 2024

Monday 8 January to Thursday 8 February 2024

Friday 9 February: Staff Inset Day (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6)

Half Term Holiday Monday: 12 February – Friday 16 February 2024

Spring Term 2 2024

Monday 19 February to Thursday 28 March 2024

Thursday 28 March: Last day of Autumn Term (early closure for all girls and HAB6 with 12.15pm finish)

Easter Break: Friday 29 March – Friday 12 April 2024

Summer Term 1 2024

Monday 15 April to Friday 24 May 2024

Half Term Holiday: Monday 27 May – Friday 31 May 2024

Summer Term 2 2024

Monday 3rd June to Friday 19th July 2024

Friday 28 June 2024: Year 11 Graduation – (early closure for all girls & HAB6 with 12.15pm finish)

Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 July: Staff Inset Days (Academy closed to all girls & HAB6. INSET worked in as Twilight Sessions throughout academic year).