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Anyone for tennis?Fantastic opportunity with Blue Tennis.


MASSIVE SHOUT-OUT partnering with who created an action plan with Yr 12 students to help a Charity who is local to them in South East. Our Charity was chosen. They raised £1000 and dropped off 6 crates (75kg) of ambient food items from the food drive


A HUGE congratulations to our group of Year 12 students who won an outstanding £1,000 contribution to their chosen charity, Rehoboth Community Outreach Club, with at their Social Action Project Final! 🎉


🚨 BOOKING GOES LIVE TOMORROW FOR THE 2025 SKI TRIP🚨Letter will be sent out in the morning with all of the information regarding the trip details and booking platform ⛷️


Over the last 2 weeks students from years 9 and 10 have been taking part in DJ workshops with Hope Pro UK, learning to mix afro beats and dance music together.


Count Down to Culture Day



🚨 SKI TRIP 2025 ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨 14th - 21st February 2025, Italy - Pinzolo ⛷️ 80 student spaces for years 9-13 🇮🇹 Please keep an eye on your inbox, the details and ski trip letter will be emailed out early next week!


Some of our year 8 and 9 students involved in a Choreography workshop with 6th form students from the Brit School, one of which was a previous student here at HABE, around the theme of "versions of reality - healthy and unhealthy relationships".


Shout out to our Year 12 students"I wanted to email to say how impressed we were with the Year 12 biology students from HABE who attended the recent trip to Juniper Hall FSC. They were exceptional."


Here is some of our students preparations for the 2024 festival of STEM.


Anyone interested in learning more about the Health Care profession?


Harry Potter fanatics!


We are blessed to have such amazing staff. Happy World Book Day.

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Catering Information & Useful Links

Our catering service is provided by Innovate IFG, part of the Impact Food Group. Innovate is a well-established and experienced school caterer. The service is provided under contract with Harris Federation.

Download the current lunch time menu (updated September 2023). The menu runs on a three-weekly cycle and includes halal and non-halal options.

Catering 1The current price lists (updated September 2023) are:

The academy uses a cashless catering system for food and drink purchases. Our menu has been created after extensive research into student preferences; it is also nutritious and compliant with all government guidelines. The menu aims to offer more of what students want, including good food that can be eaten on the go.

Download the Eatwell Guide from Public Health England, which provides a useful overview of what food groups make up a balanced and healthy diet.

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Cashless payments

The academy uses the ParentPay system which is a cashless system for canteen purchases.  We use a Biometric system. Parent Pay is in operation for accounts to be topped up online. Students can also top up their accounts on site with cash if required.

Free school meals

If you are receiving any of the following benefits your child could be eligible for Free School Meals, worth £2.60 per day:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)

Free School Meal applications should be made online, using this link:

If you are unable to use the online system, please complete the form below and email it to along with any supporting documents.

Click HERE to download the Free School Meals application form.

The Academy will also receive an extra Pupil Premium funding, which can be used for resources such as extra tuition, additional teaching staff or after-school activities.

What happens next?

Once we have received your application your details will be checked via the Eligibility Checking Service and you will be advised by letter whether or not your claim is successful.  Confirmation of eligibility will also be sent to your child(ren)'s school.

From April 2018 the criteria used to determine eligibility has been updated to reflect the roll out of Universal Credit payments. To ensure families are not disadvantaged during the roll out period the following arrangements have been put in place.

Any child eligible for free school meals on 1 April 2018 will retain their eligibility until the end of the roll out in March 2023 regardless of family circumstance change. Once the roll out of Universal Credit is complete no child will lose their entitlement and it will continue until the end of their current phase of education.


If a student has any food allergies or intolerances, students must inform the academy Medical Lead and the Catering Manager, who can provide further information. Food allergen information is labelled in BOLD on all pre-packaged food. Allergen information on all other food products is available from the catering team on request.

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Useful links

Parentview website:

Ofsted website:

Department of Education performance table:


Free School Meals - find out more

Websites providing parental information regarding accessing materials to ensure their children are kept safe online:



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