Category: Homewood School

Helping students into the world of work

It’s been a difficult 12 months for not one but two cohorts of Year 11 and Year 13 students around the country, as they try to complete their studies, secure their grades and also plan their future in further education or in employment whilst much of the economy has been closed or moved online. Homewood’s…
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Science Technician

A unique and exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in developing the future.

Trust appoints new CEO to spearhead next phase of development

The Directors of the Tenterden Schools Trust (TST) are pleased to announce the key appointment of Mr Stuart Reeves as the new CEO of the Trust, to spearhead the important next phase in its development and growth. He replaces the Trust’s founding CEO, Mrs Sally Lees, who retires in July. Mr Reeves is currently Headteacher…
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Mr Doodle donates £10K to Homewood’s graphics department

Former Homewood student and now acclaimed international artist Sam Cox, better known as Mr Doodle, is donating £10,000 to Homewood’s art and graphic design department where he first developed his distinctive and unconventional creative style. The 27-year old artist, who has a jaw-dropping 2.8million Instagram followers and can command six figure sums for his OCD…
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Top of the cupcakes in Discovery baking challenge

During home lockdown, students in years 7 & 8 in Discovery College were asked to complete a cupcake-making challenge, including providing a recipe and collecting feedback from those lucky enough to taste their baked creations. Mrs English, Head Teacher of Food Technology at Homewood, selected the winners from those who completed all the elements of…
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Homewood Performing Arts News: we’re getting ready to come back!

It has been a difficult time for Performing Arts across the country and in school. Homewood School would normally be having lots of activities and performances scheduled for our students but, due to lockdown and restrictions in place, these have been on hold for a whole year. But there’s good news on the horizon: we…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 10th March 2021

Home Lateral Flow Testing for Students Dear Parents/Carers, Between Friday 12th March and Tuesday 16th March the vast majority of students will have taken 3 Lateral Flow Tests in school. On the day that students have their third test they will be given 2 packs of 3 tests to be used at home which will…
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Arriva school transport – No 12 service from 8th March 2021

Arriva has provided the following service information for the return of students on 8 March 2021 who use the No 12 service (Tenterden – Maidstone). Arriva would also like to draw attention to their direct debit scheme that can be used to make savings on school transport costs. The ticket is an alternative to local…
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Orla’s winter walks raise over £1,000 for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

Congratulations to Year 10 Homewood student Orla whose winter walks have raised over £1,000 for Cyclists Fighting Cancer, a small UK charity which enables children and young people living with cancer to regain their physical fitness, strength and confidence through cycling. Orla decided to walk every day of February, come rain or shine, in a…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 1st March 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, RE: Arrangements for your child’s return to school Please find below arrangements for COVID Testing and for your child’s return to school. A key element of the instructions to secondary schools is that all students who consent must be tested prior to returning to face-to-face teaching. In order to facilitate this,…
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