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China trip pupils on track towards Mandarin fluency

A group of Year 8 pupils from Homewood School in Tenterden have returned from a bespoke two-week intensive study visit to Chengdu in China as part of a flagship government language programme, delivered by the UCL Institute of Education in partnership with the British Council. The programme aims to get at least 5000 pupils in…
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Principal’s End of Term letter to parents July 2019

22nd July 2019 Dear Parents/Carers This is my final letter to you as Principal of Homewood.  As you know, I will be stepping down from the role of Principal at the end of this term and Mr Jeremy Single will be taking over from the start of the next academic year in August. I am…
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Last Saturday students in years 4, 5 and 6 enjoyed a fantastic morning with us.  Some were down the woods conquering the assault course and team building games, while the other group investigated a ‘who dunnit’ forensic science class looking at fingerprinting and analysing hair samples. Everyone said it was great fun! .     …
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Student Travel 2019-20

Dear Parents and Guardians, The new Academic year is fast approaching. This is the perfect time to find out what travel options are available to you. At Arriva, there are many options for travelling by bus, and many ways to pay. Arriva would like to take this opportunity to inform you about our Direct Debit…
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Pupils’ bio-diversity project scoops top school-science award

A team from the Tenterden Schools Trust has been named champions in the South East’s top school-science competition, the Bright Spark Awards, winning the £500 top prize.   Students from Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden C of E Junior School and St Michael’s C of E Primary School worked together on the Preserving Diversity…
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Homewood School Photograph

On Monday we had our first whole school photograph for more than a decade, as part of our 70th birthday celebrations. A very professional set up provided by Vancols.

HPV Vaccination in school

HPV Vaccinations for both Boys and Girls, Year 8 Cohort, 2019-2020 Dear Parent/Carer We are pleased to invite both boys and girls in Year 8 (2019-2020) to consent to HPV vaccinations in school. During the school holidays, an invite letter will be sent to your home address. Please look out for it; it will provide details regarding the…
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Homewood School celebrates its 70th Birthday

Over 150 alumni – one even travelling from the USA – and representatives from the local community attended a party to celebrate the school’s 70th Birthday on Saturday 22 June.  Special guests included Ashford MP Damian Green and the Mayor of Tenterden, Cllr Mrs Jean Curteis, and her consort Mr David Curteis who are both former…
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Discovery College Year 7 Festival of Learning: Student Led Conferences

To Confirm your attendance at the festival of learning click here What is the Festival of Learning? The Year 6/7 transition is perhaps the most challenging one for students in compulsory education. They are plunged into a curriculum and timetable very different from anything they have ever experienced, they are challenged by having a range…
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New Year 12 Information Evening

New Year 12 Information Evening on Wednesday 26th June – starts 6.30pm – Sinden Theatre. Prospective Year 12 Induction Days are 25/26th June – Normal School Day – All students and external students are expected to attend.