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27/03/20

There’s an exciting opportunity available for any Chobham students who are animal lovers this morning. Click the link below to watch a live tour of Chester Zoo at 10am. https://t.co/nSvpA2X33H

25/03/20

Online plays are being streamed, bread making workshops, live bingo and digital pub clubs. There's all sorts to have a go at! https://t.co/rEJN6aOqRl

25/03/20

TimeOut London has temporarily changed its name to TimeIn and is providing some brilliant ways to keep yourself and others occupied through the current global crisis. Please find the link in the text tweet to some things going on today and this week that might be of interest.

25/03/20

Please look out for our wellbeing hints and tips for parents during our period of closure

25/03/20

Great to see students and staff of Chobham Academy working so hard at home. Keep up the effort and stay in touch everyone.

23/03/20

Mr Eyre teaching a geography lesson focusing on key locational knowledge as an introduction to biomes, those students who are at the Academy are using their time effectively! https://t.co/NWE9gEsZFw

23/03/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Just a reminder that will be holding physical activity sessions every morning starting from Monday. So get up and get active from the comfort of your own home. 🏃🧘‍♀️🤸 https://t.co/DnaSc9CZuo

20/03/20

Retweetd From Department for Education

At the end of the day on Friday education providers, including schools, will be closed for most children. We know parents & carers will have questions, so we've pulled together some further information here 👉 https://t.co/l7GobdGenW

20/03/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

Over the coming weeks, we’re here to help with fun ideas, crafty activities, and free booky resources you can all enjoy together. Head to our Book Hub to inspire children of all ages from mini bookworms to older readers. https://t.co/izE1SVqxDw https://t.co/vepot7XFKu

20/03/20

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

We at want to extend our support & gratitude to all doing everything they can to support the country, including our and Take care x https://t.co/h2L5h8uE6g

20/03/20

Retweetd From Queen Anne's School

💗We all arrived at school this morning to find anonymous notes of positivity absolutely everywhere! Thank you for brightening our days during this uncertain time, and showing true Queen Anne's Spirit! 💗 https://t.co/9tNZQqJ9LF

20/03/20

Thank you so much for your kind words, we wish him and all of our other students the very best for the future

19/03/20

Retweetd From Shrehan Lynch

I'm so proud!!!

19/03/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

On a positive note. A massive congratulations to PE teacher Mr Weston who has had an article for on the importance of applying different models for teaching PE Well done Mr Weston https://t.co/rKhKkY1ucv

18/03/20

Retweetd From Newham London

Another friendly reminder about https://t.co/pDevYcZu3y

18/03/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

Looking for free resources you can use at home? Don't miss our reading lists for bookworms of all ages, packed with loads of booky ideas & inspiration. Remember to use the hashtag to discover other fabulous free online resources 🙌 # https://t.co/8sl2bJkdWB https://t.co/vn0z4LoKuJ

18/03/20

Retweetd From Helen Buckingham is staying at home

. is working on ways to support parents looking for ideas and guidance for activities children can enjoy at home, and improve their reading, writing and language development at the same time. Parents, uncles & aunts - help them to help you!! https://t.co/F9CnQjU8Dt

18/03/20

Retweetd From National Book Tokens

Local bookshops are still working hard to get books to readers. Let's all continue to support them during this challenging time. 💙 https://t.co/N4YwYPK0Pq

18/03/20

Thank you so much for your kind words and support

18/03/20

Retweetd From Kelly Nolan

to all staff, massively impressed the efforts you have gone to care for student welfare and impact on parents, under really difficult times. Thank you.

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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 – Head of Primary and Designated Deputy Safeguarding Lead - F.Perry@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms E Gardner – Vice Principal - E.Gardner@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms A Hodgson – Vice Principal - A.Hodgson@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Miss J Bhayat – Assistant Principal - J.Bhayat@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Miss F Woods – Assistant Principal - F.Woods@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 C O’Donnell - C.O'Donnell@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 8 - Mr W Ncube -  W.Ncube@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 9 - Mr G Gergaud – G.Gergaud@chobhamacademy.org.uk 

Head of Year 10 - Ms S Richards - S.Richards@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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