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18th birthday wing walk raises £4,000 for MIND

Whilst many teenagers are dreaming of one day holding cancelled 18th birthday parties, one Homewood sixth former took to the skies for her celebrations and has raised over £4,000 for charity. Brave Abbie marked her 18th birthday by undertaking a wing walk at Headcorn Aerodrome at Sunday 12 July in aid of mental health charity…
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Unsung heroes of school re-opening: the premises and cleaning staff

With 500+ students and 60+ teaching and associate staff now regularly on site each week, it’s time to celebrate the unsung Homewood heroes: our premises team and the cleaning staff at Town & Country. Opening the school in any capacity just wouldn’t have been possible without a massive effort to reorganise classrooms, routes and common…
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We have created a dedicated webpage for the new Year 6 into 7 cohort. All information will appear on this page moving forward. https://tenterden-schools-trust.com/homewood/transition/

Registering for Year 12 Immersion Days

Following the Principal’s letter sent last week, please find attached an online form which we would ask ALL year 12 parents to complete (with their son or daughter) in order to book places on this term’s year 12 immersion days. We would ask that this is completed and returned by Thursday 11th June. Please complete…
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Principal’s Letter 5th June 2020

5th June 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, I hope that you and your families are all still keeping safe and well.  As many of you will already know, over the May holiday the Government released guidelines stating that secondary schools should be working towards putting opportunities in place for students in Year 10 and Year 12 to…
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TST Small School expansion at Homewood

Friday 5 June 2020: Over the last 11 weeks, the Tenterden Schools Trust Small School has been catering safely and successfully for the children of key workers and vulnerable children with specific needs on the Homewood School site. Whilst continuing with this important provision, we are now gradually expanding the TST Small School to cater…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 22nd May 2020

22nd May 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, I hope that you and your families are all still well and managing to keep safe.  As we now approach the end of what has been a rather strange term, and in view of the recent announcements from the Government, I wanted to write in order to provide you all…
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Teachers’ PPE sewing team hits 10,000-piece milestone

The heroic lockdown sewing efforts of a group of Homewood teachers and volunteers has reached a major milestone in making a difference in the current crisis. The self-styled ‘PPE Team Tenterden’, set up by Homewood science teacher Mrs Chloe Falder, has produced its 10,000th piece of PPE for frontline healthcare workers and care home staff.…
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Thank You

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre would like to thank all parents and carers for the academic support being given to our students whilst they are working from home. We appreciate that this can be difficult at times, but value the support and guidance that you are giving them. In recognition of the vital work…
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Homewood IB students learn real meaning of service during lockdown

Homewood’s Year 13 International Baccalaureate (IB) students are actively demonstrating how the ethos of Service Learning, which is part of the course, can translate into the real world at a time of great need. They have been helping in the local community during the current crisis in many different ways. Two students have taken time…
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