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Homewood celebrates ranking rise and praise for overall approach to learning

Homewood School’s Sixth Form has moved up the rankings for progress scores for both academic and applied courses in the latest official Department for Education 16-19 performance tables, which include independent schools. Homewood achieved an overall progress score of +0.24 places based on 2019 A level results, taking it to 8th place in Kent and the…
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New IB qualification at Homewood to create ‘career-ready’ students

In a new move to help students meet the increasingly complex demands on them to be career-ready employees, Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre has introduced the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP) as an alternative to A levels. The school believes this new qualification will both broaden sixth formers’ horizons, increase their self-reliance and thereby…
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Former student’s football debut with Sir Bobby Charlton found in archives

A fascinating personal account of a talented former student’s England selection and International debut, alongside footballing legend Sir Bobby Charlton, has come to light in Homewood’s archives. Following news of the death of Arsenal and England schoolboy footballer Ronald (Ron) Saxby, aged 82, volunteers cataloguing Homewood’s archives checked the school’s magazines from 1953 – the…
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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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Rolvenden Primary School joins Tenterden Schools Trust

Rolvenden Primary School has joined the Tenterden Schools Trust, following a consultation period with the school’s governors, staff and parents.

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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CEO’s update – November 2019

As we approach the busy Christmas season, I would like to share with you some of the work that has been going on in our Trust schools and across the Trust as a whole. The children and young people in our schools have been working hard and continue to impress us all with their achievements. …
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Tenterden Christmas Market

Fabulous work done by the children of our Tenterden and Rolvenden primary schools, made out of recycled materials and based on the glass sculptures by Chihuli on display at Kew Gardens. The pupils work was displayed outside St Mildred’s Church during Tenterden Christmas Market weekend.