Category: Homewood School

Principal’s Letter to Parents – 22nd May 2020

22nd May 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, I hope that you and your families are all still well and managing to keep safe.  As we now approach the end of what has been a rather strange term, and in view of the recent announcements from the Government, I wanted to write in order to provide you all…
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Teachers’ PPE sewing team hits 10,000-piece milestone

The heroic lockdown sewing efforts of a group of Homewood teachers and volunteers has reached a major milestone in making a difference in the current crisis. The self-styled ‘PPE Team Tenterden’, set up by Homewood science teacher Mrs Chloe Falder, has produced its 10,000th piece of PPE for frontline healthcare workers and care home staff.…
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Thank You

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre would like to thank all parents and carers for the academic support being given to our students whilst they are working from home. We appreciate that this can be difficult at times, but value the support and guidance that you are giving them. In recognition of the vital work…
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Homewood IB students learn real meaning of service during lockdown

Homewood’s Year 13 International Baccalaureate (IB) students are actively demonstrating how the ethos of Service Learning, which is part of the course, can translate into the real world at a time of great need. They have been helping in the local community during the current crisis in many different ways. Two students have taken time…
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Free School Meals – are you eligible?

If you are facing financial hardship at present, we wanted to remind you about applying for Free School Meals. If you are eligible, your child will receive free school meals. In addition to this, for their remaining time at Homewood School, under the Pupil Premium scheme, the school will receive funding to support families which…
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Principal’s Easter Letter to Parents

9th April 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, I do hope that you and your families are all still well and managing to keep safe.  As the students are now officially on their Easter holiday, I wanted to write to you again in order to provide you all with an update, as promised in my previous letter. As…
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KENT TOGETHER – Helpline launched by Kent County Council

A 24 hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication. More information can be found here:

Letter from the Principal 27th March

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Principal’s Letter to Parents 16th March 2020

16th March 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, Following the most recent government advice and information, I wanted to reassure you with the contingency plans we have in order to ensure that our school community keeps safe and calm, and that plans to educate your son/daughter have been put in place. Currently, the school remains open and functions…
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