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15/10/21

Check out our HABE Art instagram page.. ! https://t.co/hAfqvywPPe

14/10/21

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Our wonderful Steel Pan band performed throughout lunch and conducted a workshop for staff and students as part of our Black History Month celebrations 🎶 https://t.co/KclkQof36q

14/10/21

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A wonderful Pianist and Saxophonist performed throughout lunch today for staff and students as part of our Black History Month celebrations   🎶 https://t.co/aC80VwPaNF

14/10/21

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The Performing Arts notice board here at has been updated with all of the timetables and extra-curricular activities available 🎶 🎭 https://t.co/gStMexkb6M

14/10/21

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Our year 7 boys ready to go.. good luck lads! https://t.co/MxbOeFmI89

06/10/21

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We had a fantastic time at our first ever netball tournament this afternoon at Bromley High. It was brilliant to see the girls playing together, the progress throughout this afternoon was amazing 🏐 I’m very proud and I can’t wait to watch these superstars in more fixtures ⭐️ https://t.co/kKooX74k5H

06/10/21

Some *fantastic* examples of cells made by Year 7 https://t.co/2sZgkas6q1

06/10/21

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ANNOUNCEMENTs Unfortunately the opponent has withdrawn this morning from the year 7 boys football match. We will still be running a small sided game after school for the students so they can play some football. We have automatically gone through to the next round ⚽️ 🚨

06/10/21

Only another 2000 to go!! Busy times but we love that the local community can see how amazing our students and staff really are.#HABEShiningBrightly

06/10/21

Every day is open day at HABE- what a unique and special community we have, come see our amazing students in action. 1000 parents and students through the door already. https://t.co/NlwhP59h5Q

06/10/21

Our year 7 and 8 being scientists for the day designing and modifying ther own cells! Blowing away my the creativity of our students. What a week and its only Wednesday!

06/10/21

Experiencing the outdoors in year 7 with primitive living experiences and being in tune with nature and the great outdoors.

06/10/21

What an amazing week at HABE, students going above and beyond again.#ProudtobeHABE Sixth Formers helping Living Well in Penge - helping the community with the  generosity from our students and families

05/10/21

We have a number of items that have been left behind. Students will be able to collect these from the canteen tomorrow from 8am.

05/10/21

No problem - we will wait with her 👍

05/10/21

🔊Travel Update 🔊 The Bushcraft trip will be arriving back to the Academy around 4:45pm! We will let you know if anything changes

05/10/21

We can now announce our Virtual Open Evening will be on Thursday 11th November - stay tuned for further information!

05/10/21

Moved by the statistic, that "Fewer than 1% of students at GCSE study a book by a writer of colour", Ms Wrighton applied for a book giveaway, run by , to win 100 books written by black authors... we are delighted to say we have been successful!

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Announcement

Harmful Sexual Behaviour in Schools

Harmful Sexual Behaviour in schools

Sexual abuse, sexual violence and sexual harassment in any form are abhorrent and it is vital that reports of abuse are appropriately investigated and victims supported and protected.

At HABE we take our safeguarding responsibilities extremely seriously but the “Everyone’s Invited campaign” has reminded us that there is more we need to do.

On 31 March, the Secretary of State announced that he had asked Ofsted to undertake a thematic review into sexual abuse across state and independent schools and colleges. The review was published on 10th June 2021, and looked at the processes in place within schools to allow pupils to report concerns freely, knowing these will be taken seriously and dealt with swiftly and appropriately.

A dedicated NSPCC helpline is now available to support anyone who has experienced sexual abuse in educational settings or has concerns about someone or the issues raised. The dedicated NSPCC helpline number is 0800 136 663 and more information is available at: Dedicated helpline for victims of abuse in schools NSPCC.

Statutory safeguarding guidance and advice are very clear on our schools legal duties and the policies and processes already in place to safeguard children.

Part 5 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE 2020) provides schools with detailed guidance about child-on-child sexual violence and sexual harassment, including responding to reports of abuse and protecting victims. Part 5 also signposts to the wider specialist support that is available to us as a school.

Alongside this, recent government guidance documents support us to understand what child-on-child sexual violence and sexual harassment looks like, how to prevent it, how to respond to reports of it, and how to support victims. The Safeguarding team refer to this document in all reported cases.

National guidance is very clear on how we as a school should work with our local multi-agency children’s partnerships as a relevant agency and how any concerns about a child should be referred. We will always look to contact our local multi-agency children’s partnership as well as the police for further advice and support when needed.

The curriculum for Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) has included this topic for both Key Stage 3 and 4 starting with a whole school student survey with workshops planned for the beginning of the Autumn term. At HABE assemblies have and are continuing to take place with this in mind, and we are reviewing our PHSE/RSHE curriculum to ensure our students are well equipped to report and deal with sexual abuse, sexual violence and sexual harassment especially if it takes place in school. We must ensure our students have confidence that they can report all instances to any teacher and the safeguarding team.

We always have and will continue to take these matters very seriously. The Everyone’s Invited campaign has rightly served to focus our minds on the need to continue to work together to protect children.

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss this further, please make contact with the school Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mr Rispoli and Mrs Amos.