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New Homewood student newsletters launched

Homewood has launched a new series of regular student newsletters. The newsletters are aimed at students in years 9-11 (Key Stage 4) and will be released at least termly. The format follows the successful College models created during the first lockdown. Along with the latest school news and helpful guidance from College tutors and support…
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Reflections on … Learning from Lockdown

16 November 2020 – TST CEO blog Learning to live with the COVID-19 virus has brought us many challenges. For those for whom the virus has brought serious illness, financial worries or bereavement, it is a time of immense stress and sadness.  For all of us, we have had to learn how to go about…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 23rd October 2020

After what has been a rather different first term than we have all experienced previously, I would like to start by expressing my thanks to you as parents and carers for your continued support and understanding as we have reopened the school for the new academic year.  There obviously continue to be many challenges for…
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Wearing Face Coverings in School

Please see the attached letter regarding the wearing of face covering in school: https://tenterden-schools-trust.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Letter-to-All-Parents-6.11.20-2.pdf

Important Message from Kent County Council for Families Eligible for Free School Meals

Kent County Council has announced vouchers for food are available during half-term for families whose children are eligible for benefits related free school meals, so that no Kent child goes hungry. A dedicated helpline has been set up. Families who apply will receive one supermarket voucher of £15 per child. Anyone eligible for free school…
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Top of the flocks: teenage farmer’s business growth plan needs more land to succeed

Evidence that shoppers are keen to buy more locally produced food is music to the ears of one aspiring young Tenterden farmer who is looking to expand his successful free-range meat business – if he can find the right land. Ambitious 15-year old Homewood School Young Farmer Reggie may still be at school but he…
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Letter from the Principal – 9th October 2020

Please find attached a letter from the Principal. Letter from the Principal – 9th October 2020

Damian Green MP meets TST leadership at Homewood

Local MP Damian Green made a socially-distanced visit to Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre on Friday (2 October 2020) where he spent the afternoon with Principal Jeremy Single, TST Chief Executive Officer Sally Lees and TST Chief Operating Officer Mark Seymour, to learn about how Homewood and the other schools in the Trust have…
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Mayor praises detailed measures for school re-opening

Yesterday (Tuesday 22 September) the Mayor of Tenterden, Cllr Mrs Jean Curteis, paid a socially-distanced visit Homewood and three other TST schools – Tenterden Infant School, Tenterden C of E Junior School and St Michael’s Primary School  –  and was full of praise for the detailed planning which has gone into the safe re-opening of…
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TST secures £2.6m for school building improvements

The Tenterden Schools Trust (TST) has secured £2.6million in grants from the Government’s Capital Improvement Fund for Academies, to invest in important building upgrades for its five schools. TST has gained agreement for eight projects to be implemented at: Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden Junior School, Tenterden Infants School, St Michael’s Primary School,…
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