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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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Prestigious Music Mark award for Homewood

The Music Department at Homewood has been awarded a prestigious Music Mark for 2020-21. Music Mark is the public-facing identity of the UK Association for Music Education. The organisation works to enable its members, and the wider music education sector, to deliver high-quality musical and social outcomes for all children and young people. In addition to…
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Reflections on……..Opening our doors in a time of COVID

8 September 2020 It is a challenging time to be in education at the moment. Since February, when news of this strange new virus started reaching us, schools have had to completely re-invent the way they have provided an education for their students and supported their well-being and safety. I have never been more proud…
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Principal heralds ‘unique opportunity’ to raise standards, as students return

As Homewood re-opened to students for the start of the new academic year Homewood Principal Jeremy Single expressed his optimism for the year ahead and for the opportunities it presents. “Our return to school under these new circumstances provides us with a very unique opportunity to raise standards and expectations even further so that students…
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A message from Sally Lees, TST CEO

This week we welcome back our staff and pupils into all our Trust schools.  It is wonderful to see our schools buzzing again after so many months when most of our school community was working at home and our schools were eerily quiet. Our TST Small School, set up on the Homewood site, ran throughout…
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Message about wearing face masks in school

As a result of the Government’s recent update regarding the wearing of face masks in schools, and following our latest risk assessment meeting in school, please see below the Homewood response at this stage:   Due to the open nature of our school site, and in view of the very restricted movement within buildings and…
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Transport to school arrangements for September 2020

For students who will be using public or private coach transport to school, we advise you to check the relevant websites (via the links below) for updated timetable information and any specific travel advice provided by the company. Stagecoach Stagecoach have issued a message for school bus users which is available via the link below.…
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Sixth former’s Cambridge dream comes true

A Homewood sixth former who saw her dream to study at Cambridge vanish after her A-level grades were moderated down by the controversial algorithm, has had her 2020 place reinstated by the university. Isabel had a conditional offer of A*AA to study English at Cambridge – something she had worked hard for over the last…
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Results day brings clarity and success for Year 11

The temperature might have dropped from last week’s heat wave, but the sun came out and there were certainly plenty of warm smiles as staff welcomed back Year 11 students to Homewood to collect their GCSE and Level 2 results this morning. Following the Government’s U-turn decision to enable both Sixth Form and Year 11…
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Government Announcement about A Level Grades

Following this afternoon’s announcement, for those Year 13 and Year 14 students who have not yet requested their Centre Assessed Grades, please be aware that we will be processing and sending out this information over the next few days. In the meantime, should a student require their grades as a matter of urgency, please email:…
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