Category: Homewood School

Arriva Ticket Information

The Arriva Southern Counties bus company have asked us to share the information below with our parents/carers Child and Student Saver Direct Debit Scheme Our direct debit scheme is our most cost effective solution for both Child Scholars (Under 16 or to the end of year 11) and Students ( 6th form upwards). For those who…
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Principal’s letter to Parents February 2020

February 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, This term, staff at Homewood have been celebrating the superb progress scores for both the academic and applied courses in the Sixth Form as published in the official DfE Performance Tables in January. The progress score for A Level in particular places Homewood 8th in Kent, including independent schools.…
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World Challenge trip to Nepal in 2021

You’re invited to attend an information evening to hear about our new and empowering form of experiential learning that’s set to take place in Nepal in 2021. Over the last few weeks, we have been launching a World Challenge trip to Nepal to students in years 9-12. It wasn’t possible to do an assembly to all students across…
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News post

Homewood celebrates ranking rise and praise for overall approach to learning

Homewood School’s Sixth Form has moved up the rankings for progress scores for both academic and applied courses in the latest official Department for Education 16-19 performance tables, which include independent schools. Homewood achieved an overall progress score of +0.24 places based on 2019 A level results, taking it to 8th place in Kent and the…
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New IB qualification at Homewood to create ‘career-ready’ students

In a new move to help students meet the increasingly complex demands on them to be career-ready employees, Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre has introduced the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP) as an alternative to A levels. The school believes this new qualification will both broaden sixth formers’ horizons, increase their self-reliance and thereby…
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Year 9 Foundation Curriculum

Welcome to the Year 9 Foundation Curriculum page. This page and the resources on it are designed to support Year 8 students selecting their Foundation Curriculum subjects for Year 9. For the first time in their school career students will be able to select what they will study for part of their time, whilst their…
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Former student’s football debut with Sir Bobby Charlton found in archives

A fascinating personal account of a talented former student’s England selection and International debut, alongside footballing legend Sir Bobby Charlton, has come to light in Homewood’s archives. Following news of the death of Arsenal and England schoolboy footballer Ronald (Ron) Saxby, aged 82, volunteers cataloguing Homewood’s archives checked the school’s magazines from 1953 – the…
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Parent Awareness Sessions

Training to protect your child Kent Police and Ashford Borough Council would like to invite you to a FREE session, aimed at parents and guardians, to help safeguard young people and recognise the early warning signs that may identify involvement in knife crime, drug use or gangs. Join us: Wednesday 26 February, 6-8pm, Council Chamber,…
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Chinese Immersion Day

To celebrate Chinese New Year and give our students a better understanding of Chinese culture and language, a Chinese Immersion Day was organized by MFL for our year 8 students. On the day, the students learnt how Chinese people celebrate their biggest festival and the 8 different cuisines styles throughout China. They also learnt how…
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Principal’s letter to Parents

20th December 2019 Dear Parents/Carers, This has certainly been another very busy term at Homewood with an assortment of different events and activities taking place at every level throughout the school. These include many trips and visits, such as the Sixth Form trip to the Houses of Parliament, the STEM trip to Disneyland Paris, Take…
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