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21/06/24

Excitement is building for the HAWI election! Today candidates have campaigned for the prestigious title of ‘Principal for the day’. All students will be voting on Tuesday 2nd for the political party that they think has the best policies for HAWI. 🗓️🗳️ pic.twitter.com/mB8JYIPLak

13/06/24

Our Year 12 Politics class enjoyed a great trip to the Houses of Parliament. With MPs away, they were able to visit both chambers and then took part in a workshop applying their knowledge from their A-level studies to the passage of a new law. pic.twitter.com/GKaMkyGfyt

11/06/24

Amazing work from our students today who have been working hard to represent their houses in our first ever HAWIVision! It took a huge amount of bravery to stand up in front of a large audience and sing.Well done for the amazing performances! pic.twitter.com/bGchXp2ffn

10/06/24

We were lucky enough to receive Cliff McNish today, author of ‘Doomspell’ and ‘Breathe’. He talked about the motivation behind his novels, the importance of reading and engaged the students in inspiring Ghost Story workshop. The students loved it! pic.twitter.com/q6yBDFBdT8

24/05/24

After a week focused on exams, we paused revision today for a formal Leavers ceremony. Year 11 students had the opportunity to hear from their house tutors and sign shirts. Year 11 have grown into wonderful people and we can't wait to see what the future holds for them! pic.twitter.com/w32BKvF9GN

17/05/24

HAWI celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week!The theme of is year is ‘Movement!’ The assemblies and inspiring talks heard this week focussed on the importance of movement. Today is our “Wear it Green” day! Students wore an item of green to raise awareness about Mental Health. pic.twitter.com/ftZudA0rTz

22/04/24

Y12students embarked on the 'Take The Lead' programme this year, a unique collaboration between schools, businesses, and the expertise of The Old Vic Theatre. They've gained invaluable insights into navigating life after school & the future work world.💼 #FutureReady pic.twitter.com/rE13l4Hu36

19/04/24

Exciting news! Starting April 22nd, join our new extra-curricular club run by 'Rise Up' 🌟. Dive deep into Black History, focusing on Black British heritage, culture, dreams, & social action. A space to learn, grow, and make a difference. Don't miss out! pic.twitter.com/HlMhTSt4S6

17/04/24

Dive into the worlds of The Arts and Crafts Movement and Impressionism this Autumn term, crafting stunning clay tiles.🎨 Remember to collect your masterpiece before term ends, or they'll be part of our Easter recycling. Don't miss out! pic.twitter.com/OGBpvYprMG

15/04/24

Huge shout out to our Year 11 Netball team for smashing their way to the FINALS with a spectacular 27-3 win over Harris Crystal Palace! 🎉 Their dedication and hard work in training have truly paid off. Let's rally behind them as they aim for the top spot in the finals! 🏐 pic.twitter.com/0LCDDuyoDM

28/03/24

Today marks the end of the term, but the beginning of a well-deserved break! 🌟 Wishing all our students a fantastic holiday. Rest, recharge, and get ready to leap into a new term filled with more learning and adventures on April 15th. See you then!

28/03/24

Year 12 have been honing their life drawing skills in collaboration with King's School this week, showcasing incredible observations and techniques. Kudos to all who attended! 🎨 We're proud of our talented students and excited to support their ongoing development! pic.twitter.com/454TvNnVCo

27/03/24

Massive applause for our Maths Challenge Team! 🌟 Showcasing incredible teamwork and resilience, they stood out with two Year 11s, finishing in the top third of the toughest round. Here's to their brilliant success and looking forward to next year. WELL DONE!!! pic.twitter.com/mMFPYzkGZq

26/03/24

Our HAWI Cadets shone at Pirbright, acing their Weapon Handling test with unparalleled dedication & skill. 🌟 Their conduct and resilience earned high praise, setting a solid foundation for summer camp. Proud of their growth and commitment! pic.twitter.com/cTXiRXa2gl

25/03/24

Standing ovation for our students & team for an incredible Oliver production! 🎭✨ Their talent, hard work, and dedication brought the story to life. I was an amazing performance. Bravo to all involved! pic.twitter.com/m9jycaRsbv

22/03/24

Huge applause for Dominika, Sienna, Deniel, and Andre on their amazing iStopMotion animation this term! 🌟🎥 Their creativity knows no bounds. Check it out. pic.twitter.com/eCUdXpMXvc

22/03/24

🏑🏐 Our HAWI athletes shining! The hockey team showed incredible skill at Raynes Park, gearing up for the London Hockey Tier 3 finals. Meanwhile, our Year 8 girls clinched a thrilling 14-13 netball victory against Harris Chafford Hundred, propelling them to the semi-finals! 🌟 pic.twitter.com/5hJMpF8utj

21/03/24

Final Gym session of the academic year for our year 11s. Thank you Nuffield Health Merton Abbey for exposing our students to the health and social benefits of leisure centres delivering weekly fitness and gym floor sessions pic.twitter.com/Vqu2TRIg3x

21/03/24

Final Gym session of the academic year for our year 11s. Thank you Nuffield Health Merton Abbey for exposing our students to the health and social benefits of leisure centres delivering weekly fitness and gym floor sessions pic.twitter.com/Vqu2TRIg3x

21/03/24

On Mar 11, our Y7 & Y8 music students shined at the Royal Albert Hall with 1,500 peers for the Merton Music Foundation's Change is Coming Concert 🎶🌟. An incredible achievement & experience, showcasing their outstanding talent! pic.twitter.com/hN4xuFNA9E

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Useful Links

 

Information for young people and families in Merton:


Healthy living and eating

Alive n' Kicking is a specialist service who provide help and support students and their families on healthy eating and nutrition: 020-8646-7795E merton@ank.uk.com

Eating Disorders Association Youth Line: 0845-634-7650

NHS Smoking Helpline: 0800-169-0169

Release: 020-7729-9904

Stop Smoking Service: 020-8725-0981


Emotional Wellbeing and positive mental health

Saneline (Mental Health): 0845-767-8000

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) CAMHS is used as a term for all services that work with children and young people who have difficulties with their emotional or behavioural wellbeing. This service is for children and adolescents up to the age of 18 who are experiencing mental health problems   020 8254 8061

Hearts & Minds - drop-in group A weekly drop-in run by a peer support group for young people experiencing mental health issues. Hearts & Minds is run by volunteers who have experience of mental illness themselves. The group offers a relaxed space to either join in with different activities or just have a chat. heartsandmindsinfo@gmail.com NHS Direct: 0845 4647

The Mix - Essential support for under 25s The Mix (formerly YouthNet) provides information and emotional support for young people in the UK. Offers peer support and advice and guidance to support young people with challenges they may face, including in the areas of mental health, sex and relationships, crime and safety, bullying, drugs and alcohol. 0808 808 4994 (free) https://www.themix.org.uk

National Self-Harm Network Forum An online forum providing crisis support, information and resources, advice, discussions and distractions. Closely monitored, available 24/7 The NSHN Forum is a support site, a safe environment to help understand the mechanisms resulting in self harm and cope with it and related problems. http://www.nshn.co.uk/forum/index.php

Young Minds (Mental Health): www.youngminds.org.uk

Off the Record  Free and confidential counselling to young people aged 11-25 in the Borough of Merton.See website for more information on drop in service every Wednesday.  https://www.talkofftherecord.org/merton/

Drugs and Alcohol misuse

FRANK - Friendly, confidential drugs advice FRANK provides friendly, free and confidential information 24/7 for young people and their families about drugs, addiction, where to get help and what to do if you're worried that someone you know is taking drugs. 0300 123 6600 TEXT 82111 frank@talktofrank.com

Catch 22 - drugs, alcohol and sexual health support service in Merton a specialist service that supports young people to reduce the use of substances, promote sexual health and positive health choices through early intervention, prevention and substance misuse treatment for young people  020 3701 8641/43  msm@catch-22.org.uk

General Health

School Nursing Service School Nurses work with school-age children and young people to improve their health outcomes, support them with identified health needs and disability in school, and to ensure that they reach their full educational potential. School Nurses are based in community clinics and work in schools, 020 8102 3350

Sexual Health

Check it Out (Sexual Health SW London) The Check It Out team offers a specialist sexual health service to young people. Contraception and sexual health drop-in services for young people under 20 are provided in clinics and schools in Sutton and Merton.  033 300 2100 (appointments)  020 3458 5115 Patrick Doody Clinic

Rape and Sexual Abuse - Support for girls and young women: 020-8683-3300

Survivors UK - Rape & Sexual abuse support for boys and young men: 0845-1221-201 - www.survivorsuk.org


Housing and Benefits Advice

CAB - Citizens Advice Bureau: 0870-128-8070

National Debtline: 0808-808-4000 www.nationaldebtline.co.uk


Travel

London Travel Information: 020-7222-1234 www.tfl.gov.uk

National Express Coach Enquiries: 08705-808-808 www.nationalexpress.com

National Rail Enquiries: 08457-48-49-50 www.nationalrail.co.uk

 

Information, Advice, Counselling & Support

Care Law - Information for young people in care www.carelaw.org.uk

ChildLine: 0800-1111 - www.childline.org.uk

Gamcare - Advice and support with gambling: 0845-6000-133 

Jigsaw 4 U - Advocacy for looked after young people: 020-8687-1384

Kidscape - Anti bullying - www.kidscape.org.uk

NSPCC: 0808-800-5000 - www.there4me.com

Victim Support: 0845-30-30-90

Galop Helpline - Homaphobic violence and police issues: 020-7704-2040

 

School Performance Tables

Find and Compare Schools in England - https://www.gov.uk/school-performance-tables