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30/10/20

Please be reminded that next week, week commencing 2nd November, is week 2 on the timetable

16/10/20

Wishing all of our students and staff a restful half term break! We look forward to seeing everyone back on 2nd November!

16/10/20

The book is still available in the LRC for students&staff to learn about the amazing stories of Black History in the UK

16/10/20

Lunchtime at Chobham on the last day of half term! https://t.co/F7BGOYHjZH

16/10/20

Ms Ali and Ms Concu’s Mandarin students show the vocabulary they have learned for Black History Month and the key phrases they’re using to discuss Black Lives Matter https://t.co/F4FTDeIfwv

16/10/20

Our My Story Assemblies led by diverse members of staff at Chobham Academy will help all of us value the importance of learning about other cultures.

16/10/20

Chobham sixth formers making use of their study period https://t.co/6nn7azxZsx

16/10/20

Year 8 students are looking at rendering, tone and colour from different angles relative to light, with the long term view of helping the design of the folders they are creating from up cycled cereal boxes https://t.co/MCy7Nkc8Ma

15/10/20

Retweetd From Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Look at this beautiful pup that visited the Park! 😍 We hope you had a lovely walk 🐕 📸 – Instagram / astrothecocker https://t.co/4lqAeedfqG

15/10/20

Our BHM themed menu, has been accompanied by music played throughout the school from to &

15/10/20

Chobham Academy has been enjoying a special lunch on Fridays of Rice&peas, jerk chicken, plantain, coleslaw and puff-puff for dessert! https://t.co/mttFe7Lpqr

15/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

We’re proud to launch our Parents Webchat service. If you need support looking after your child’s mental health, use our Parents Webchat to speak to directly to an advisor, who will direct you to the advice and information you may need. https://t.co/lIdjgaWeHJ

15/10/20

Retweetd From YoungMinds

"No one should be in competition against other people for the “The Ideal Body” trophy, since there is no such prize." Samantha, 16, shares how she came to love her body. https://t.co/TutGHVUHlo

15/10/20

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

😍 These are super! Well done all! https://t.co/sINgbo2inX

15/10/20

Retweetd From RVHS PE

Another win for 6th form football team. Same opponents as last week & same result. Winning 4-3, goals from L. Blank (2) & J. Barrow (2). Their league campaign starts next week at home against ⚽️

14/10/20

Our BHM themed menu in the canteen, has been accompanied by music played throughout the school from to &

14/10/20

Retweetd From Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We’re supporting the campaign to say a huge thank you to our staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to keep the Park running and looking incredible! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/IfNmfiZjSD

14/10/20

Retweetd From Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We're thrilled to receive the for a 7th consecutive year! 🥳 It really is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our staff and volunteers who have kept the Park open and looking immaculate in tough circumstances. Read more here ➡️ https://t.co/5dirtSi9nB https://t.co/hjvoKYU98v

14/10/20

Students will be enjoying a fascinating & captivating assembly for on the Warrior Queen Amanirenas & her legendary defeat over the Romans!

13/10/20

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

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Equalities & Additional Intervention

Equality of Opportunity and Additional Support

 We believe that all children should be equally valued at Chobham. We strive to eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and to develop an environment where all students can flourish and feel safe. At Chobham we value the talents of everyone and no student is allowed to fail.

Chobham Academy is committed to inclusion and part of our strategic planning involves developing cultures, policies and practices that include all learners. We aim to engender a sense of community and belonging, and to offer new opportunities to learners who may have experienced previous difficulties. At Chobham, every student is an individual and we will respond to learners in ways that take into account their varied life experiences and needs.

We believe that educational inclusion is about equal opportunities for all learners, whatever their age, gender, demographic group, ethnicity, additional need, attainment and background. We pay particular attention to the provision for and the achievement of different groups of learners:

  • Students from families that are financially disadvantaged (Pupil Premium)
  • Students who arrive at Chobham with below nationally expected performance in any curriculum area
  • Boys and Girls
  • Students from minority faiths, ethnicities, travellers, asylum seekers and refugees
  • Students who have English as an additional language (EAL)
  • Students who have Special Educational Needs or a disability (SEND)
  • Students who are Gifted and Talented (G&T)
  • Students who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT)
  • Students who are Looked After Children (LAC)
  • Young carers, sick children and children from families under stress

Overview

44% of students in the Chobham secondary phase are in receipt of Pupil Premium (PP) funding. PP funding is allocated to schools on the basis of the number of students they have from disadvantaged backgrounds. The purpose of the funding is to ensure that students in receipt of PP support are enabled to succeed to the same degree as their peers at school who are not from disadvantaged backgrounds.

At Chobham, we define succeeding equally as being:

  • PP and non-PP students make comparable progress overall in GCSE examinations
  • PP and non-PP students make comparable progress in each individual subject
  • PP and non-PP students engage to the same degree in enrichment and extra-curricular activities
  • All groups of students behave and learn equally well
  • All groups of students have the same access to trips and visits and participate equally
  • Ensuring PP students are able to take part in a range of character building activities.

The Pupil Premium spending plan for 2019-20 can be found here.

The Pupil Premium Spending plan for 2020-21 can be found here.

Year 7 Catch-Up Premium

Year 7 Catch-Up Premium is a sum of money given by the Government to schools in order to help students fully access the Year 7 curriculum. Research shows that students who fall behind in Year 7 often find it difficult to catch up with their peers. Unless effectively addressed, this learning gap can continue throughout a child’s school career and ultimately impact upon examination results.

Chobham received a sum of £14,746 in catch-up funding for the academic year 2019-20.

This sum was contributed towards two specific resources:

  • Teaching Assistant (TA) provision for students not yet able to access the curriculum
  • A contribution towards the cost of the LEXIA reading support programme.

Both of these investments were deemed to be successful. During the course of the academic year the majority of students initially receiving additional support became able to successfully access the curriculum without it. The majority saw above average progress in their academic subjects and in reading. The catch-up funding comprises only a small percentage of the total sum allocated by the Academy to helping students effectively access the curriculum.

The sum we will receive for Year 7 catch-up support in 2020-21 is estimated at £16,303. Again, this will be directed towards TA support with learning in lessons and towards assisting with reading. We will measure progress at least termly using our ongoing assessments across departments and evaluation of the LEXIA programme.

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