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Wow: thank you Miss Howell for this stunning and powerful depiction of life as part of the Windrush Generation. .


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And of course we are happy to talk to and work with any schools in the wider as well!


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Thank you so much for hosting us as part of your work around and we're always happy to talk to the next generation of vets!


We are very grateful to Dr Greene, the first black president of for sharing her career experiences with our Year 8, 9 and 10 students and increasing awareness about careers in veterinary medicine. Thank you you are inspirational!


More photos of Bob Marley and Johnny Nash at HAP


The deadline for applications for a Year 7 secondary school place for September 2021 is 31st October. Please visit our website for more information about our virtual open days


Year 11 Raising Achievement Assembly


Bob Marley and Johnny Nash at HAP in 1972!


A small selection of books in our library


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Science department participated in a workshop facilitated by called Twisted Taxonomy. Well done to the students pictured who submitted work and were finalists!


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The pandemic means will be a bit different, but there are still lots of activities online and across the borough - find out more


The mobile library out promoting National Poetry Day and Black History Month.


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just checking this is on your radar? Everyone has a story to tell. And I know HAP students do! I'm more than happy to do a virtual session to remind some of that between now and half term if useful 🙂


Congratulations to our newest cohort of students - the Class of 2023.


Delighted to provide expert music tuition for and . What talented students!


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Posted on June 24th 2020

Enter the HAP 'Freedom' Creative Writing Competition

National Writing Day (June 24) is an annual celebration of the pleasure and power of creative writing. To celebrate, the English department is today launching an exciting creative writing competition for all students and staff!

Creative writing2Write about 'Freedom'

To enter, all you have to do is write about the theme of FREEDOM. You can interpret this theme any way you like. We welcome all types of writing including stories, poetry, song lyrics, articles, and journal entries.

  • Word count for prose (stories and articles, and journals): 500 words
  • Line count for poetry and lyrics: 30 lines

The power of the written word

Did you know that writing is not just about literacy and attainment? When we write regularly, it also promotes our mental health and wellbeing and so the English department is encouraging you to write for fun and self-expression. You might have an amusing story to tell but you might also want to share your thoughts and feelings about something that’s very important to you. Take this opportunity to share your fantastic writing with us!


As well as the winners having their work shared via our school Twitter page and in our school newsletters, there are eight Amazon Vouchers to be won!

  • There are two age categories: Years 7 and 8, and Years 9 and 10
  • Within each age category, there will be separate prizes for fiction and non-fiction
  • Fiction 1st Prizes: £15 Amazon voucher
  • Non-Fiction 1st Prizes: £15 Amazon voucher
  • Runners up will go into a prize draw for the remaining £10 prizes

Prizes will be awarded during prize-giving ceremony on Teams (date to be confirmed).

Email your entries to your English teacher by 3pm on Friday 3rd July.

We can’t wait to hear from you! Let’s Get Writing!