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of all our brilliant students and staff have achieved this half term. Wishing you all a lovely half term break for the week ahead!


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Want to inspire your girls? Love this collection of downloadable prints of women who changed the world:


Young sell scented, homemade, sustainable candles from their stall at as part of the competition. They SOLD OUT! Fantastic event! Full story and loads more pictures at


Calling all HAB parents... would you like to take part in a small focus group on Thursday 28 February at 6.00pm to discuss our Behaviour and Anti-Bullying Policy and give your feedback? We'd love your views. Find out how to take part at Thank you!


Calling all former HAB girls... We would love to hear what you are doing now. Study, employment... please get in touch and let us know! Find out more about our new scheme at


Sign up for our Reading Challenge and read five books by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic authors over the next ten weeks. Loads to choose from in the school , including by Find out more


Ditch the uniform for one day and come to school dressed as a character of your choice for , Thurs 7 March. What character will you come as? Find out more


Our young group of students are at Market selling natural homemade they have made .


Ayse, Year 13, wants to win an Oscar. So she's studying , and and has just offered her a place to study Make-Up and Hair Design. "I want to go to Hollywood or work on a fantasy TV series." , Ayse! Full story


Massive to for donating books by black and minority ethnic authors to our school . You're helping girls engage with a wide range of authors and voices. Brilliant! Find out more at


“It’s vital for everyone to read more books by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic authors so that the 7.5 million citizens in the UK are fully represented in the books that we all read." Amy and Niambi, Sixth Formers, on the HAB Reading Challenge


It's on 7 March 2019. We'll be celebrating the joy of and by dressing as our favourite characters! Who will you come as? Find out more


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Posters of Women in Science available here: - they’re lovely!


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Happy hopefully helping the next generation as a chemistry teacher 👩🏻‍🔬🧪⚗️... but my friend here used to be a biologist.


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Today is International Day; here are just a few of the many women who've made advances in chemistry in the past few decades:


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Year 12 students listening to a great talk about higher degree apprenticeships thanks to


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Proud to be working with our 6 Beacon Schools: and Phoenix Primary School on the new & Food for Life programme with


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of the wide ranging career opportunities presented to students


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Amazing work! Those turbines are particularly cool 👩🏻‍🔬 👨‍🔬


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Designed by our fantastic year 9 students! So proud of you girls

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Posted on June 20th 2018

HAB Girls to Judge National Science Prize

Book PrizeHAB has been selected to take part in the prestigious Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2018, which celebrates books that communicate scientific topics in an engaging and accessible way to children aged 14 years and under.

The shortlist of six books is picked by a panel of adult judges but its children across the UK, including HAB students, who will decide who wins the £10,000 prize.

HAB girls from Year 9 will review the books themselves and also lead groups of reviewers from years 7 and 8 too. They will also create a video blog about which book HAB students think should win the award. The group will be led by Temitope in Year 9.

The shortlisted books this year are:

  • Dinosaur Atlas (Anne Rooney & James Gilleard, Lonely Planet Kids)
  • Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World (Rachel Ignotofsky, Hodder)
  • Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover (Markus Motum, Walker Books)
  • Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond (Martin Jenkins, illus by Stephen Biesty, Walker Books)
  • Optical Illusions (Gianni A Sarcone & Marie-Jo Waeber, Quarto)
  • Scientist Academy (Steve Martin, Ivy Press).

The winner will be announced in November. All of the books are currently in the library so please feel free to take a look. We look forward to hearing what all our reviewers think!