School News

Continuing our series focusing on promising young almuni from across the Haberdashers' family of schools:

Ones to Watch Cameron Chastanet-Hird Haberdashers' Knights Academy

Cameron studied for a BSc Sociology and Social Policy at Birmingham University, where she was a Student Ambassador. “I have been fortunate to have had a number of fantastic opportunities that have had a huge impact in my journey so far,” she says. “A particular highlight was taking part in the... Read More

Continuing our series focusing on promising young almuni from across the Haberdashers' family of schools:

Ones to Watch Rachel Tilley Monmouth School for Girls

Rachel is a scientist and engineer at Mars Wrigley, working as a Quality and Food Safety Scientist responsible for seasonal chocolate (Easter and Christmas) production.

“Working in seasonal chocolate is a funny thing as you are always out of sync because we start the Christmas production in the... Read More

Introducing a new series, focusing on promising young almuni from across the Haberdashers' family of schools:

Ones to Watch Gabriel Dada Haberdashers' Hatcham College 

Gabriel left Hatcham in 2012 with A Levels in Maths, Economics, Physics and Spanish, having joined the Barclays Mentorship Programme in Year 12. “This was clearly one of the first milestones in my career,’” he says. “I had the opportunity to meet Barclays employees, shadow them, and learn from... Read More

Could you create a Platinum Pudding and become the Master’s Chef? For pupils in Years 4-8 at Habs' schools and parish youth groups

Would you like to see your pudding creation served up at Haberdashers' Hall for the Platinum Jubilee? The Haberdashers’ Company, in conjunction with our in-house catering partner, Graysons, is inviting you to invent the Habs’ Jubilee Pudding for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.

The winning pudding will be an important part of the celebrations marking Her Majesty’s 70 years as Queen. And the creators of the... Read More

The Livery Academy Award Finals were held last night (1st February 2022) at the Mansion House.

Established in 2013, the Livery Academy Awards are designed to foster entrepreneurial and presentation skills among sixth-form students as well as build links between Livery Company members and the Academies with whom their Company is associated. In our case, those schools are Haberdashers' Hatcham College, Haberdashers' Knights Academy, Haberdashers' Crayford Academy, all part of the Haberdashers' Academies Trust South in SE London, and Haberdashers' Abraham Darby... Read More

The winner and runners up of the Schroders Economics Prize were announced today (Tuesday 25 January 2022) at Haberdashers' Hall. Above: Jen Krishnakanthan, Lucinda Napier (both from Schroders), the Master, Jathusa Mahendran, Xinchen Zhou, Arman Somani, Thomas Phillips, Alfie Wynter


The Chief Economist set the following question, which was forwarded to Haberdashers’ Schools’ Year 12 A level students of Economics or Business Studies.

The level... Read More

Engineering Apprentice and Old Novaportan Nihal Dhillon was named Rising Star of the Year, with his empolyer, JCB, crowned Macro Employer of the Year. Nihal, above left, with a fellow JCB employee


The competition, which is now in its 18th year, was designed to recognise and reward the achievements of exceptional apprentices, as well as apprenticeship employees and champions. JCB beat off competition from co-finalists Lloyds Banking Group and the Royal Navy to win its award. ... Read More

We have a new Haberdasher team ready to represent the Company at Mansion House for the Livery Academy Awards! Last night teams from Crayford, Hatcham, Knights and Abraham Darby competed for this honour with exceptionally strong presentations that all offered commercially viable and sustainable business initiatives. The winning team with their mentors Liverymen Anya Navidski and Piers Bostock (at either end of the photo), Fourth Warden James Penney and Haberdashers' Abraham Darby Principal Lee Hadley... Read More

On 8th November 2021 the Company co-hosted this year’s Monmouth Enterprise Initiative with the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.


The Monmouth Enterprise Initiative (MEI) is a programme that offers an opportunity to Year 12 students at Haberdasher schools to experience something of life in the City. Each year, The Haberdashers’ Company works with one of the Livery Companies that remains actively involved with their professions, to engage City companies to offer groups of students... Read More

Students from Haberdashers' Borough Academy, the newest school in the Haberdashers' family, performed a fantastic adaptation of The Lion King over three nights at the end of October.


"It was amazing! What an incredibly talented group of students and staff who were able to create such a beautiful performance. I was close to tears at several points - but in a good way!" -- The Spectator

 ... Read More