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


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


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!


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 😊🇫🇷🌞


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!


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


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!


Well done team!


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.


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


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


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!


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


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 🤝


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


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


The Beckenham school where girls have 'exceptional' character and exam results


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Term Dates 2024-25

Click HERE to download the 2024-25 term dates as a pdf.

Autumn Term 2024

Monday 2 September to Friday 20 December 2024 incl (early closure at 12.40)

Staggered start:

  • Tuesday 3 September 2024 - Year 7s and Year 12s only
  • Wednesday 4 September 2024 – All students

Half term: Monday 21 October to Friday 1 November 2024 incl.

Staff INSET days – no students to attend

  • Monday 2 September 2024
  • Friday 11 October 2024 (Federation Teaching and Learning)

Year 6 Testing Day: Friday 13 December 2024 (Academy closed)

Christmas Break – Monday 23 December 2024 – Friday 3 January 2025 incl. Back to School on Monday 6 January 2025

Spring Term 2025

Monday 6 January to Friday 4 April 2025 incl. (early closure at 12.40)

Half term: Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2025 incl.

Staff INSET day – no students to attend

  • Friday 14 February 2025 (Federation Post 16)

Spring Break – Monday 7 April 2025 to Monday 21 April 2025 incl. Back to school on Tuesday 22 April 2025

Summer Term 2025

Tuesday 22 April – Tuesday 22 July 2025 incl. Last teaching day Friday 18 July (early closure at 12.40).

Half term: Monday 26 May – Friday 30 May 2025 incl.

Bank Holiday - Monday 5 May 2025 (Academy closed)

Staff INSET days – no students to attend

  • Monday 21 July 2025 (Taken as Twilight)
  • Tuesday 22 July 2025 (Taken as Twilight)

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.