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19/06/19

At this time of year, requests for term time leave are common. We would like to remind parents and carers it is not our policy to authorise holidays in term time. The summer term ends on July 23rd, 2019. Thank you. Find out more at https://t.co/2LEgFmGk1f

19/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

🙌🏼🙌🏼 for such an incredibly valuable day for our amazing students! Well done for their amazing win! An experience to remember for all https://t.co/9UhovuJ0g9

19/06/19

Retweetd From Christel Wolthoorn

You absolutely aced it. Such a pleasure to work with this great team of talented girls. This is just the beginning as https://t.co/7tjRuL4KPp

19/06/19

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

Please RT. Do you know any dancers, singers, poets, spoken word artists? Are you part of a band or group who would like to showcase your talent to your local community? Please get in touch. Perform @ Peace Event 13/07 https://t.co/vMV348tBt8

18/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

Gaining valuable on their pitch so that they are ready to present at the later. Don’t forget to vote for Patch & Track on this link: https://t.co/akit8i6Wkw https://t.co/8if9gSpVPM

18/06/19

Retweetd From HAB LPLC

Great to see one of our out in the field (the field of science that is 🔬🔭⚗️) https://t.co/6XZLRX456L

18/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

Such good ideas from each team https://t.co/qU1mGUh64N

18/06/19

Retweetd From HAB Enrichment

Thank you to all of our year 6s who have come to MFL, PE, Drama and STEM masterclasses over last few weeks. We’ve really enjoyed giving you a taste of the opportunities on offer next year https://t.co/UhsB1yW06o

18/06/19

Retweetd From Dr B

Y6 science taster lesson here at We covered chemistry, biology, engineering/physics and biochemistry in an hour - super impressed with the scientists 🔬🧬🔭🧫🧪 https://t.co/ApWh1Gr3I0 https://t.co/QpR1QTVgaa

18/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

We’ve arrived for the awards where we will pitch our idea then take part in the market place. We’re so excited! 🤩👩🏽‍💻 https://t.co/zgNgpD4m3S

18/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

Marketplace! galore and meeting industry professionals https://t.co/AYJuWykezp

18/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

Explaining their app to industry professionals. So of how well the girls have done today https://t.co/Nla7v9hjZJ

18/06/19

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Year 5 Parents/Carers and Students! Come and visit our wonderful school for our third Open Morning of the year tomorrow at 10am! https://t.co/edxEvrcDhn

18/06/19

Retweetd From HABSTEM

The day has come! We’ve headed off to for our morning accelerator session to help us prepare for the awards later! Wish us luck 🤞🏼👩🏽‍💻#GirlsInTech https://t.co/oTWytL58Bu

17/06/19

Retweetd From Dr Edmunds

has taught me science capital well...! Students are far more likely to retain information if its something they can already relate to! How to remember where core and crust of Earth is? Think of apples and pizzas! https://t.co/jsgIwqfUxl

17/06/19

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Tomorrow our final GCSE starts in Art! We are so of all of our Year 11s for their resilience, good humour and maturity in which they’ve approached their exams and final day with us on Friday! Now to HAB6 Experience Day and Year 11 Grad! https://t.co/JMAqhH2XiK

17/06/19

Retweetd From HABCareers

This week's assembly was all about women in engineering. Thanks to Wendy from for her help and support https://t.co/DcWzDo6038

17/06/19

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Really looking forward to meeting up with primary partners from & at the beginning of July, would be great to see leads from and others from https://t.co/e5amybwH7I

14/06/19

Retweetd From Beaconsfield

Got that ‘It’s finally weekend’ feeling but no plans yet - don’t worry we have the best Saturday planned for you. First have brunch After attend a of And finally go to for poem reading: by Pedro Neves Marques https://t.co/9mN8gmcZGd

14/06/19

Congratulations to Leslie and to the and good luck to those who have their final exams still to come! https://t.co/fMRCTpqusg

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Posted on September 27th 2018

Breaking Barriers with London Youth Rowing

HAB BreakingBarriers 44Year 10 students Charis and Brady write about the Breaking Barriers project they completed this week with London Youth Rowing. Breaking Barriers is 'life skills' mentoring programme that helps motivated rowers to flourish as they transition from school into the wider world. 


This week were we joined by Andy, Head of London Youth Rowing (LYR), and Maddie.

Maddie started as a rower with LYR in North London as a school girl. She then studied English at Oxford University and joined the rowing club.  She was part of the crew that won the first female Varsity boat race in 2015, and again in 2016.  It must have been a really awesome experience to compete in front of thousands of people on the Thames, and in front of millions on live TV!  She was incredibly resilient though. The squad trained twice daily with only one day off a week. She had 5am starts for eight months and fitted her training around her studies. She is now a graduate working in London who volunteers with LYR.  Very resilient.

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Today’s project was a time management challenge, building a model of Tower Bridge. We were split up into two groups and had a project manager each from Tideways to guide us through the challenge.  Our task was similar to a “technical challenge” from The Great British Bake Off.  We had a sketched plan to work with and had to ‘buy’ scaffolding products within our budget. We needed to work collaboratively in our teams and received penalties if we went over time or over budget. As our tasks were time managed, we were always under pressure to complete each stage of the construction. 

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At the end of the project both teams put their constructions together. We had actually built the dimensions of Tower Bridge! 

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What did we learn? Time management is an essential skill.  We also learnt how to prioritise and present a strategy on how to complete projects together and successfully.  And it was a lot of fun!

Charis and Brady, Year 10

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