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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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Discovery Devilish Dash (Year 7 and 8)

It is the time of year for us to commence our fundraising campaign for our chosen charity Teenage Cancer Trust. Our first event will be the Discovery Devilish Dash. This will take place on the school site during the mentoring period on Thursday 17th October. The Discovery Devilish Dash can be walked or run over…
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Discovery College Year 7 Festival of Learning: Student Led Conferences

To Confirm your attendance at the festival of learning click here What is the Festival of Learning? The Year 6/7 transition is perhaps the most challenging one for students in compulsory education. They are plunged into a curriculum and timetable very different from anything they have ever experienced, they are challenged by having a range…
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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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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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Discovery Newsletter – Winter 2019

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Santa Fun Run

Congratulations and thank you to the Discovery students who raised sponsorship with the Santa Fun Run before Christmas. The final amount raised for ‘Paulas cause’ is a massive £766.59

Inspire Day

Year 7 students took part in the Inspire Day on Friday, getting a taste of the world of work. Students had the opportunity learn about possible pathways they may wish to pursue in the future such as working in stocks and shares, archaeology, corporate banking, radio broadcasting and going to University. Many thanks to all the businesses and organisations who supported the day.