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‘Outstanding’ St Michael’s Pre-School joins TST

OFSTED outstanding-rated St Michael’s Pre-School has joined the Tenterden Schools Trust. The highly regarded pre-school has been purchased by the Trusts’ subsidiary Home Farm Children’s Nursery Ltd and becomes the seventh member of the five-year old multi-academy trust. The pre-school will retain its name, staff and much-praised educational approach and ethos. It was rated Outstanding…
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A CEO bids farewell

After a long and illustrious career in education, the last eleven in Tenterden, first as Principal of Homewood and most recently as CEO of the Tenterden Schools Trust, Sally Lees is retiring and handing over the reins in September. In her final blog as CEO she reflects on her journey and what the Trust means…
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Trust secures further £2.8m for improvements

The Tenterden Schools Trust (TST) has secured a further £2.8 million in the latest round of funding from the Government’s Condition Improvement Fund for Academies, to invest in a new tranche of upgrades for its five schools. The grants will cover seven major projects at: Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre; Tenterden Junior School, Tenterden Infants School;…
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Homewood students take over Tenterden Museum for the day!

On Saturday, 17th July, two sixth formers are literally ‘taking over the museum’, when they play host to visitors to the Tenterden Museum, including running their own special exhibitions. Students Brad and Joe are undertaking the challenge as part of their preparation for joining Homewood’s Ready For Work programme in the Autumn. When the museum…
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Intervention Officer – 15 hours per week

Do you have experience working with children and an ability to inspire others?

Individual Needs Assistant 28 Hours per week

Are you an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated person?  We are seeking your application for an Individual Needs Assistant.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant KS3 English 32.5 hours per week

You will be using your skills to provide support to targeted individuals, small groups and classes during KS3 English lessons.

Year 10 students celebrate Scholars Programme graduation

Smiles matched the bright sunshine at the celebration for graduates of Homewood’s Year 10 Scholars Programme (7 July 2021). The students and their parents and guardians were celebrating their achievement in completing a university-style Physics course, run in conjunction with educational charity, The Brilliant Club. This included taking part in online tutorials on the complex…
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TST Community Art Festival gets underway

The Tenterden Schools Trust (TST) Community Art Project ‘Looking Back, Moving Forward’ is underway, taking over the town for two weeks from 3-16 July) to celebrate both the reopening of the high street and the 60th anniversary of the preserved Kent & East Sussex railway.  Art has popped up everywhere around the town. Hundreds of works of…
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Summer School opportunity for years 7 and 8

Homewood will be offering students from Years 7 and 8 the opportunity to take part in a special Summer School programme from 26th – 29th July.   The aim of the Summer School is to enable students to combine having some fun with activities that will build confidence, develop team building and improve communication skills whilst…
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