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Parent Awareness Sessions

Training to protect your child Kent Police and Ashford Borough Council would like to invite you to a FREE session, aimed at parents and guardians, to help safeguard young people and recognise the early warning signs that may identify involvement in knife crime, drug use or gangs. Join us: Wednesday 26 February, 6-8pm, Council Chamber,…
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Principal’s letter to Parents

20th December 2019 Dear Parents/Carers, This has certainly been another very busy term at Homewood with an assortment of different events and activities taking place at every level throughout the school. These include many trips and visits, such as the Sixth Form trip to the Houses of Parliament, the STEM trip to Disneyland Paris, Take…
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Homewood artist’s design wins place in international poster contest

A young Homewood artist has won a coveted place in an international poster competition. Twelve-year old Amber’s design has been awarded first prize in the first stage of the Lions International Peace Poster Contest, run by the Tenterden Lions Club in conjunction with Homewood School. The competition is run annually by Lions Club branches across…
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Community Science Show

Brought to you by Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre, the famous Royal Institution are once again coming to Tenterden to create a buzz about Science with an exciting and explosive community show! World renowned for their famous Christmas lectures, the Royal Institution are once again coming to Homewood following their sell out success from…
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‘Inspirational’ Homewood early intervention programme secures new funding

Homewood has secured vital new funding to continue the transformational work of its bespoke early intervention programme, Take Up the Challenge. The Brissenden Trust has granted £4,000 to the TUTC programme which helps dozens of students aged 11-13 who are struggling in their first years at secondary school. In addition, the local charity, which focuses on…
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Developer Redrow donates life-saving defibrillator

The South East division at leading UK housebuilder Redrow has provided Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre with a dedicated defibrillator for its PE department. The life-saving equipment has been installed close to both indoor PE facilities and the new 3G pitch, and is donated in the memory of Homewood School pupil Ben Hammond who…
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292 Bus – Changes

From Tuesday 12th November the Hams 295 will recommence its pick up of students from Northiam. The pick up will be at 8.10am at the Primary School. It will also stop off in the evening in Northiam at the same place. We recommend that students from Northiam use this service rather than the 292, if…
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Changes to the HS7 and HS8 buses from Charing

Please be aware that there are changes to the HS7 and HS8 buses from Charing, Egerton and Pluckley, effective Monday 11th November. Details can be found here https://chalkwell.co.uk/school-buses-from-charing-and-pluckley/

Homewood student initiative celebrates 50th programme with donation from Tenterden Lions Club

The Tenterden Lions Club has donated £500 to Homewood School’s bespoke student early intervention initiative, Take up the Challenge (TUTC) which celebrates its 50th programme this Autumn. This is the Lions’ second year supporting TUTC, which has been praised by Kent Youth Services for its transformational approach for students experiencing a range of educational, behavioural,…
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Brexit & Examinations

For those who live in or to the north and east of Ashford I would also ask you to consider the possible impact of a no deal Brexit on the ability of students to get to school. Should this scenario arise during the exam period it is likely that journey times will be significantly affected…
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