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17/12/17

Retweetd From Strengthening Minds

A brilliant end to the Positive Behaviour Programme Some outstanding feedback from parents about the positive impacts that they have seen. A huge thank you to Mr Tem for all of his hard work. I look forward to supporting you in taking the programme forward. https://t.co/pPJTxmmpcF

17/12/17

performing at Harris On Stage a 30minute version of https://t.co/gMc8QkuGvQ

15/12/17

Retweetd From Mahfuza Patel

what a great performance...Thankyou all for all the hard work and efforts during the past few months...it was AMAZING XX

14/12/17

Retweetd From Lee Murrell

Thank you — What a triumph for all involved !!! Well done Miss Perry, what a great end to Term !! https://t.co/fhNb0c4eMP

13/12/17

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

performing Othello for tonight's https://t.co/iZAmf2D3Rd

13/12/17

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

well underway! Good luck all! https://t.co/uiQwBuzpyx

13/12/17

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

performing their technical run for very Brechtian in style- looks great! https://t.co/aUY5sycs6P

12/12/17

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

See you tomorrow https://t.co/rUZzYTaSf2

11/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a role working with children? Check out the Midday Meals Supervisor role https://t.co/EbROTvt3vN https://t.co/ohrCLx0yKK

11/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

We're looking for a primary - fantastic opportunity if you're looking for classroom experience before ! Apply now: https://t.co/0i7zqBHa2p https://t.co/VJmtOhZAMa

11/12/17

Retweetd From Mercurial Sports

Brilliant day with teachers from delivering with in the freezing cold. Attitude of everyone was Big thank you to

11/12/17

Retweetd From Strengthening Minds

The first & most important part of making positive changes is showing that you want to change. These amazing young people did not have to attend school today. However, they did not want to miss the session and got themselves in. Very proud. https://t.co/lCwhsgNoSU

11/12/17

Retweetd From Schools Week

Office Manager: Primary required at https://t.co/6uNqP0Mk8X

11/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

We're looking for a primary - fantastic opportunity if you're looking for classroom experience before ! Apply now: https://t.co/vejIFM65lH https://t.co/z1OHdHACVr

11/12/17

Retweetd From Education Week Jobs

Cover Supervisor required at https://t.co/7ITYtfDfSw

11/12/17

Retweetd From Education Week Jobs

Office Manager: Primary required at https://t.co/cLWeMQuKFz

11/12/17

Retweetd From Get Living London

Just moments until our big Christmas lights switch on! In the meantime enjoy the harmonious tones of the choir! https://t.co/NVMK8Hxth2

08/12/17

We took 30 students to see Annie last night at the Piccadilly Theatre and as we were stood outside, we bumped into the old Miss Hannigan! https://t.co/uCn7GMZCyA

06/12/17

Retweetd From Centre of the Cell

., We hope you're all ready to be wowed by our incredible Pod this morning! It should be a really exciting session for you! https://t.co/rGPDGvETNF

06/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a role working with children? Check out the Midday Meals Supervisor role https://t.co/TweZVLnXAX https://t.co/kZCq7RlHIH

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

The Partnership

The Academy continues to work to support students and families to ensure excellent outcomes for our students.

The House System

We believe in providing a personalised, challenging curriculum.  Every student has a named member of staff who takes personal responsibility for them and makes sure they are progressing well, academically and socially.

There is also be a House System which gives students a sense of belonging and rewards them for academic achievement, good attendance and positive contributions to Academy life.

If you have a concern, you are welcome to contact your child's Head of House at any time, regarding Academic or Pastoral concerns. 

JONNIE PEACOCK    -      EMMA ROBINSON         -         e.robinson@chobhamacademy.org.uk

ED CLANCY               -      MARTIN DOOLAN         -          m.doolan@chobhamacademy.org.uk

ANTHONY JOSHUA  -      PHILIPPA HAIGH           -          p.haigh@chobhamacademy.org.uk

CHRISTINE OHUROUGU - TINUS STANDER        -          t.stander@chobhamacademy.org.uk

BETH TWEDDLE      -       BEN STARKEY              -          b.starkey@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Student Learning

The Academy is dedicated to Academic rigour and achievement. Therefore, we send home a review once every six weeks, to reflect on student progress. If you wish to discuss this further, you are welcome to contact the child's subject teacher or indeed tutor, by calling the main reception on 0203 747 6060.

We also hold three Academic Review Days a year, in which tutors and students come together to discuss student progress and achievement. Details of these days can be found on the Academy calendar (here).

Parent Consultation Evenings, to discuss achievement with class teachers, are now part of the academy year. In order to support parents the following advice has issued by the academy:

 

An Essential Guide to Parent Consultation Evenings

What information will I be given at the meeting?

  • Latest progress information for your child from each curriculum area
  • A booklet to record the details and key points from your meeting with each area
  • Strengths and weaknesses in a particular curriculum area
  • If your child contributes to learning opportunities in the lessons
  • If homework is being completed and handed in
  • An update on your child’s behaviour for learning

Top tips for making the most out of the evening

  1. Prepare by asking your child the following questions before the evening:
  • Which subjects are you making the most progress in?
  • Which subjects do you feel are your weakest?
  • Is there anything in particular they would like to discuss with the teacher?
  1. Positive communication with the teacher is key.  Don’t be scared to ask questions, especially as teachers use a lot of acronyms and ‘teacher’ phrases.  Don’t be fearful of hearing that your child is not fulfilling their potential.   Ask positive questions such as, ‘how can I help my child?’  It is also important that you share any information with us that you think might be impacting on their learning or behaviour.
  2. Identify their strengths and weaknesses within each subject they are taught. Ask questions about their progress towards their final exam targets.  How much progress do the teachers expect your child to make by the end of the year? Are they struggling with exam technique or ways to revise?  Do they find particular topics or skills more difficult than others?
  3. Implement the strategies the teacher suggests will help your child to make more progress.  It is helpful to sit down with your child after the event and clarify with them, that they understand what was said during the evening.  If a teacher suggests something that you can’t support at home, don’t be afraid to ask for that support in school.  We are here to help as much as we can.
  4. Tackle deal with poor behaviour head on.  If your child is mis-behaving, ask the teacher why they think this might be the case.  Then look for patterns, is it only in one subject area or a few?  Encourage your child to reflect on why they are mis-behaving in certain areas and how they think they can change their behaviour
  5. Talk to the Academy’s Leadership Group and also the Directors of Learning.  They are always available throughout the evening to answer any discuss or address your concerns.  There is also always a member of the SEN team present and available to discuss your child’s needs
  6. See the big picture!  Help your child to see how each subject relates to real life. Can they address areas of weakness in a more creative way?  e.g. reading for the love of it or applying maths skills at home
  7. If you run out of time, as each slot is only 5 minutes, then ask to book a follow-up meeting with your child’s teacher.