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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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Holocaust Memorial Garden plans

Thank you to Tenterden Museum who welcomed our Year 8 students today as a reward for those who exhibited their Holocaust Memorial Garden plans recently. They enjoyed taking part in a hunt throughout the museum, seeing their work on display and were a credit to Homewood School.

Discovery College Newsletter – Spring 2019

Click here to view the Discovery College Spring newsletter. Dear Discovery College, Many thanks to Mrs Hayes and Ms Castle for putting this publication together. Usually Mrs Whelan creates the newsletter but as she is currently on maternity leave with her new daughter Dotty, Ms Castle has stepped in and has done admirably. End of…
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Year 5 Open Day – Homewood

Come along and join us for an evening exploring the vibrant world class learning experience that is Homewood.

Tenterden 10k & 5k

Sunday 9th June – 10:30am

Examination Season 2019

As you may know Year 11 students have recently been given a summary of the grades they achieved in the latest mock exams. This process is the start of the run up to the main external examination season and gives them an idea of what things will look and feel like in August when the…
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Holocaust Educational Trust

Year 8 had the pleasure of attending a most inspirational talk by Steven Frank from the Holocaust Educational Trust. He shared his very personal and moving experiences with our students as they completed the Holocaust topic. We very much wish to thank Steven for the time he gave us.

Year 8 Holocaust project

Our Year 8’s completed their plans of a Holocaust Memorial Garden as the final piece in the Holocaust project. Susan Hatt from the Tenterden Museum and Jane Mills from the Tenterden Historical Society came into school and judged their work and handed out certificates for the 20 groups included in an exhibition of work. The…
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March Masterclasses 2019

On Saturday 30th March 50 primary school children enjoyed a morning with us making sea creatures from clay, cooking pizza and chocolate chip muffins and completing an assault course and team building events in the woods. Everyone had a great time and made new friends.

Teacher Training Information Evening – 1st April

Are you interested in training to become a primary or secondary school teacher? Our school is working in partnership with other schools in Kent to provide outstanding teacher training. This is really important to us because it means we can choose the very best talent and develop them into teachers. Being able to choose who…
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