Well done to the 36 students that took part in the IET Faraday Challenge. They had a day filled with hands-on engineering and active learning. Congratulations everyone!


Check out the Spring edition of our HGABR school newsletter showcasing the latest events and fantastic abilities and achievements of our students!


Years 8 to 13 attended the HGABR Bromley Ambition careers fair where they met employers from different sectors including finance, healthcare, retail and the arts as well as colleges and universities.


Thank you to all the 75 volunteers who gave their time so generously to support our students as they think about their future options.


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Phil shares his love for reading and writing and talks about the reasons he wrote ‘When the Sky Falls’. He will also talk about his new novel to be published next month ‘While the Storm Rages.


Bromley Libraries are continuing their digital programme of 'Meet the Author' which is shown on their Facebook page. This Sat at on…, you can hear from Phil Earle, author of the shortlisted Carnegie title: When the Sky Falls.


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To all our community please do have a great day. Whether celebrating Eid or enjoying the time just to catch up with family and friends.


Thank you for coming and talking to our students


Thank you for coming and sharing with our students


Our GCSE dancers keeping positive and big smiles in their revision session! Mrs Abbott and Miss Dent are proud of you keep it up!


Would you like free revision sources? Use our Reading Cloud and sign in to access a plethora of approved websites: and also the British Library -


If anyone would like to volunteer at a Bromley borough library this summer, please email the following address: srcvolunteers.ORG Bromley Libraries Children’s Team


HGABR have teamed up with to offer new enrichment activities for our students. Today our girls tested their strength, resilience and focus with professional boxing coaches.


Look what a very lovely parent donated to us today!


On Monday 28th March our Vice Principal Mr Sherwin was amongst staff from across the education sector invited to Downing Street in recognition for their work both during and following the Covid-19 pandemic.


We are delighted that Mr Sherwin has been recognised for all of his work throughout the pandemic and for his continued dedication to the academy.


Year 12 students are thoroughly enjoying their employability mentoring sessions with Nestle.

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Our Citizenship GCSE complements the school curriculum in guiding students in their pursuit of knowledge, understanding and curiosity, and encouraging thoughtful and motivated students who are passionate about learning and community.

It intends to:

  • provide powerful knowledge about our civic society and social world, instilling optimism for the future as members of society
  • develop a high level of civic literacy, enabling our students to engage in modern British society in a thoughtful, critical and informed way and in doing so fulfil their civic responsibility to engage powerfully with our democracy
  • provide social and cultural literacy, which will enable students to engage fully in British culture, society, literature, and the arts, all of which aid in building resilience and encouraging students to partake fully in their communities
  • develop a working knowledge of and practical appreciation for the diverse range of groups and cultures present in our school, local and national community, which enables true empathy to develop and be shown in appropriate ways
  • instil an understanding of and respect for the fundamental British values of democracy, tolerance, individual liberty and the rule of law
  • enable our students to engage actively and productively in the social, cultural, religious, civic and political life of the United Kingdom as thoughtful and reflective citizens, committed to not just their own success, but that of society.

Through our Citizenship curriculum, we intend to induct students into the epistemology and skills of Social Sciences. We seek to develop students’ capacity to:

  • analyse critically the different perspectives, explanations and arguments of others
  • develop reasoned and well justified lines of argument in a variety of academic contexts
  • apply the principles of empirical research and evidence-gathering to different research questions and contexts.

Alongside this, we seek to develop the skills and dispositions to allow our students to take effective and informed Citizenship action, and to work together to build a thriving school and wider community.

Curriculum plan - further details of the curriculum can be found in the curriculum plan below.

Textbooks, references and useful resources

AQA Citizenship GCSE - Hodder Education 9-1 Citizenship Studies


Citizenship - Curriculum Plan 10th Jun 2021 Download