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26/02/21

This week the year 12 students have had a lively discussion on the use of CBT to treat depression. This podcast was very effective in stimulating and enhancing our discussion https://t.co/hhgCvbCVVF

26/02/21

Congratulations to year 12 students Nahian, Rosa and Sadia for being accepted onto the competitive preparation programme

26/02/21

Students this week in Politics have been practicing the AO2 analysis skills. A great attitude shown by all.

26/02/21

It's nearly here! Hold on to your hats - World Book Day is hitting Chobham on the 4th March. Tell us who your favourite literary character is? Your favourite villain? And your all-round favourite book!

26/02/21

Chinese festive food from students in response to the Chinese New Year assembly https://t.co/fIAtKKrvbS

26/02/21

Celebrating Student Work - Our Keyworker Supervision group, totally engaged and working hard! #thechobhamway https://t.co/qNDVUixcnS

26/02/21

A poll question for ‘7 days’ What year was Lubaina Himid born? 1995 1954 1965 1865 I will reveal the answer next Friday.

26/02/21

Music fact: Did you know, In 2016, Mozart Sold More CDs than Beyoncé ?

26/02/21

Certificates are on their way to all those who entered the RS Pancake Day Competition! Well done all- your pancakes looked amazing! https://t.co/Jl70ECuYO6

26/02/21

Well done to Y12 Geographers who have been working hard to develop their extended writing skills by red penning their answers. Keep up the hard work https://t.co/asqIN34mGN

26/02/21

Mr. Whitworth’s assembly from this morning can be viewed on YouTube now https://t.co/zNPnZhsUrP . A letter will be sent to all parents and carers on Monday confirming final arrangements for return to face to face teaching.

26/02/21

this quote highlights the importance of role played by our students from Mandela House https://t.co/Rko2J7gPFA

26/02/21

- heade the advice from your Head of Year Mr welcome https://t.co/KMRA4zlEiD

26/02/21

Most Pillar Points by Year Group! Well done, Year 9 - increasing their lead on Year 8! #everypillarpointmatters

26/02/21

Facts about Chimamanda Adichie you probably didn’t know: 1. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins and one in African Studies from Yale. 2. She doesn’t read any reviews of her books, good or bad, as she finds them ‘distracting’.

26/02/21

The Spanish department engaging our younger learners with the use of emojis representing the teachers! Ms Parque-Dorado and Mr Planas “having” a fun conversation about their favourite school subjects. https://t.co/Nyrt5hpqUu

26/02/21

Retweetd From STEM Learning

*Bursary-supported intensive CPD* Are you a first-time teacher of key stage 3 science? This course focuses on the key principles needed to teach science effectively through the use of stimulating practicals and demonstrations. Book your place: https://t.co/1XkFgo5KGJ https://t.co/EGcF9y9lNC

26/02/21

Head to the Chobham Magazine for access to our BLM playlist on Spotify created by staff and students https://t.co/gbi6Z69jmz

26/02/21

Retweetd From SecEd

A toolkit resource to help teachers & school staff to tackle the impact of on children’s schooling/learning has been created based on the expertise of & with support from : https://t.co/kZC9pqL6wf

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Student Welfare

At Chobham, the physical and emotional wellbeing of our students is an absolute priority. It is important to us that all students are known as individuals and given individual attention. We understand that during the course of their career at Chobham, many of our students will encounter challenges in their lives which necessitate additional support in as comprehensive and professional manner as possible.

IMG 8400We are also very mindful of stresses and pressures which may affect our student body at key times in their school careers such as the run up to examinations or preparation for interviews in Year 11 or in the sixth form. Large numbers of students may feel pressure at these times and we wish to equip them with strategies to help them cope as well as they can.

Some of the ways in which we promote and help manage student wellbeing are:

  • Developing excellent working relationships between students and staff so that students feel able to share difficulties and seek support.
  • Tutor group and year group systems which help build secure and trusting smaller communities within the Academy. In these environments, students feel more secure and more able to express themselves, ask questions and seek the support of peers and staff.
  • Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) delivered by tutors and through our half termly Innovation Days
  • Counselling, external mentoring and peer mentoring programmes for students
  • A highly qualified safeguarding team
  • A study support programme and structured, personalised preparation for examinations
  • A wide range of exercise and relaxation opportunities including; boxing, martial arts and mindfulness
  • Experience of mindfulness and relaxation techniques for all students so that they are able to use these methods when feeling under pressure.

IMG 8415Key Safeguarding Contacts

Primary

Mrs F Perry – Executive Principal for Primary All-Throughs- Francesca.Perry@harrisfederation.org.uk

Ms E Gardner – Joint Head of School - E.Gardner@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms A Hodgson – Joint Head of School - A.Hodgson@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Mrs S Gibson – SENCO and Designated Safeguarding Lead (Primary) - S.Gibson@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Secondary:

Mr B Starkey - Assistant Principal - B.Starkey@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms H Cartlidge - Designated Safeguarding Lead (Secondary) - H.Cartlidge@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 7 - Ms A Dutch - A.Dutch@chobhamacademy.org.uk 

Head of Year 8 - Mr D Ebcin -  D.Ebcin@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 9 - Mr W Ncube - W.Ncube@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 10 - Mr G Gergaud – G.Gergaud@chobhamacademy.org.uk 

Head of Year 11 - Mr A Loveday - A.Loveday@chobhamacademy.org.uk

 

Attendance and Punctuality

Good attendance is central to every child’s success at school. Research repeatedly shows that attendance is the single most important factor in determining how young people will achieve at school. Put simply, students from Years 7-13 learn more in lessons with their teachers than they do anywhere else.

In addition, good attendance and punctuality breed good habits. Getting to school regularly and on time gives students a sense of responsibility and satisfaction as well as preparing young people for the world of work.

We encourage students not to take a day off school unless it is absolutely necessary. Appointments should be arranged for out of the school day and permission will not be granted for holidays during term time. We seek the active support of parents in ensuring that their children are in school every day. Our attendance rate for the academic year 2018-19 was 95.7%. we aim to exceed 96% in 2019-20. Every student should aim to beat this target.

Good punctuality is also an important habit for success in life. Most Chobham students get to school on time but too many struggle to do this. Parents have a vital role to play in helping their children get to school on time. Parents can help their children by ensuring they have set an alarm before they go to bed and packed their bag the night before school. Uniform should also be set out ready the night before it is needed. We understand that many of our parents leave early for work, but if possible if parents can help by making sure their child leaves for school on time.

If a student is going to be unavoidably absent or late, parents can help by ensuring they ring the school before 8.30am.

IMG 8420Educational Welfare Officer - Nazia Begum

Email: N.Begum@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Attendance Officer - Jennifer St Paul

Email:J.StPaul@chobhamacademy.org.uk
Telephone: 0203 747 6060


Health and Safety

The Academy is committed to ensuring that the welfare and safety of our students and staff is paramount. We have a dedicated site team, who ensure that the premises are safe and well equipped for use by our students.

To report a Health and Safety concern, please contact our Facilities Manager Lee Pryer.

Facilities Manager - Lee Pryer
Email: L.Pryer@chobhamacademy.org.uk 
Telephone: 0203 747 6060

 

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