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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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Information about Mobile Phones

Dear Parents Please may we take this opportunity to remind parents and students that all mobile telephones should be switched off and out of sight at all times from the moment students come onto school site in the morning until the end of the day. If students feel that they need to make an emergency call this can…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents

17th October 2019 Dear Parents/Guardians, As we approach the end of this busy and eventful first term, I would like to express my gratitude to everyone involved with Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre for such a warm welcome to the school and local community.  I have really enjoyed getting to know the students and…
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Cologne Christmas Market trip

Dear Parent/Carer, It is with great disappointment that I need to inform you that I need to cancel our forthcoming trip to Cologne. When I organised this initially, I was optimistic, and hoped that any Brexit uncertainty would be resolved by this time. However, Eurotunnel have confirmed with me this week that they will not…
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Important Message to Parents/Carers

Despite previous requests, several parents/carers are parking/driving on to the school site to pick up or drop off students. It is not safe and we need to ask you to arrange a drop off/pick up point further away from the school. Due to concern over student and staff health and safety, the entrance gate will…
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Young Arts Award 2019 at the Arts Society, Tenterden

On Tuesday 1st October 2019 Miss Tindall, one of Homewood School & 6th Form Centre’s Art technicians, accompanied Kerry (in year 13) and Shannon (was year 13 last year) to this year’s Young Arts Programme awards in Tenterden. Both of the girls set up a display of their work and Shannon was able to explain…
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