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20/06/24

Workshops at for our Year 10 Most Able cohort, putting their Shakespeare knowledge and drama skills to the test. Thank you for the opportunity! 🎭📚 pic.twitter.com/GMqctrQP41

20/06/24

Reading Buddies showing off their certificates after a year of hard work 📚📖🏅 Turning up punctually at 8:25am every Wednesday to further their literacy and demonstrate their CORE values: inspirational pic.twitter.com/79HRzM2EyW

20/06/24

We continue to be immensely proud of our Debate Team as they pit themselves against schools from across the country. They recently demonstrated their critical thinking, composure & control in a national debating competition. Brilliant work girls! pic.twitter.com/dxB3VndX7p

19/06/24

We were thrilled to say Bonjour Year 4! as students from visited today. Mr. Blackburn led a fantastic session, giving the students chance to speak French with our girls. Rounded off with madeleines and orangina! We love our primary partnership 😊🇫🇷🌞 pic.twitter.com/5Dz0DeAP4U

14/06/24

Welcome to the magical world of Alice In Wonderland! Join us for an enchanting evening at HGABR where the classic tale comes to life. Immerse yourself in a world of adventure as we explore Wonderland together. Tkts on sale now! https://t.co/3Yzm7kOkrG https://t.co/Ra6An35EAM pic.twitter.com/Oz4VPfJA9K

13/06/24

Our students were thrilled to join the wonderful live webinar from award winning murder mystery writer yesterday! Thank you for inspiring our girls Sharna, and thank you for the opportunity pic.twitter.com/15bAlkwd59

12/06/24

It was a pleasure to meet with your wonderful Year 5 and 6 students! They listened so attentively and had such fantastic questions, thank you for having us! https://t.co/EtbP8494wW

11/06/24

Well done team!

10/06/24

An outstanding contribution made by all of our DofE participants in the past year. We are so proud of the differences they are making within the community. The value of the DofE programme to participants and the community cannot be understated. pic.twitter.com/mW67PMewC5

07/06/24

We are thrilled to announce that a wonderful drawing by Year 8 student Christa has been selected for the summer show! We are so proud of her pic.twitter.com/GuOC39LC5C

07/06/24

💰📚WIN 1000 POUNDS for your school, WIN 500 POUNDS for your school library and WIN 100 POUNDS book token for yourself, simply by nominating HGABR in the National Book Token Competition!Simply follow the link below, and enter HGABR! https://t.co/sabtdKat7a pic.twitter.com/7OBess6A8y

06/06/24

Our awesome rounders team celebrating a closely fought win against yesterday! Excellent batting, fielding and such composed play by all. Well done girls! pic.twitter.com/GYDwi0jEvS

05/06/24

Congratulations to our Future Linguist member, Nicole, who won the Spring Duolingo challenge coming top of the Leaderboard competing against students across the Well done Nicole, making proud with your commitment to Language learning! pic.twitter.com/ew0718JkPB

05/06/24

Almost an entire year of our Year 12-Year 7 reading buddies programme is complete! We couldn’t be prouder of the progress our Year 7 readers have made pic.twitter.com/ugCZawezHO

05/06/24

Our Y12 English cohort had a day out at university this week, attending seminars on Tragedy in the Hands of Shakespeare and learning about English at university and beyond. Thank you for having us 🤝 pic.twitter.com/fdzsEcdxOa

25/05/24

Year 7 had a very special assembly marking 150 days of secondary school. We celebrated everything they have achieved and looked forward to Year 8 and beyond. We are so proud of the way this amazing group of girls have become part of the HGABR community pic.twitter.com/R5lQqxf9Mf

25/05/24

Year 7 had a very special assembly marking 150 days of secondary school. We celebrated everything they have achieved and looked forward to Year 8 and beyond. We are so proud of the way this amazing group of girls have become part of the HGABR community pic.twitter.com/7qJ0mwOzHP

24/05/24

The Beckenham school where girls have 'exceptional' character and exam results https://t.co/oT6f5ROv7D

21/05/24

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Term Dates 2023-24

Click HERE to download the 2023-24 term dates as a pdf.


Autumn Term 2023

Monday 4 September to Friday 22 December 2023 incl (early closure at 12.40)

Staggered start:

  • Tuesday 5 September 2023 - Year 7s and Year 12s only
  • Wednesday 6 September 2023 – All students

Half term: Monday 16 October to Friday 27 October 2023 incl.

Staff INSET days – no students to attend

  • Monday 4 September 2023
  • Friday 6 October 2023 (Federation Teaching and Learning)

Year 6 Testing Day: Friday 8 December 2023 (Academy closed)

Christmas Break – Monday 25 December 2023 – Friday 5 January 2024 incl. Back to School on Monday 8 January 2024


Spring Term 2024

Monday 8 January to Thursday 28 March 2024 incl. (early closure at 12.40)

Half term: Monday 12 February to Friday 16 February 2024 incl.

Staff INSET day – no students to attend

  • Friday 9 February 2024 (Federation Post 16)

Spring Break – Friday 29 March 2024 to Friday 12 April 2024 incl. Back to school on Monday 15 April 2024


Summer Term 2024

Monday 15 April – Tuesday 23 July 2024 incl. Last teaching day 19 July (early closure at 12.40).

Bank Holiday - Monday 6 May (Academy closed)

Half term: Monday 27 May – Friday 31 May 2024 incl.

Staff INSET days – no students to attend

  • Monday 22 July 2024 (Taken as Twilight on 26/09 and 19/12)
  • Tuesday 23 July 2024 (Taken as Twilight on 25/06 and 16/07)

Since attendance at school is key to success, parents and carers are urged not to take family holidays during term time. It is now illegal to take students out of school during term time without the Principal’s written authorisation.