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Vanessa Hardy: a tribute

It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Vanessa Hardy, founding Chair of the Tenterden Schools Trust Board of Trustees and a former Chair of Governors of St Michael’s CE Primary School, Tenterden, who passed away on 30 September 2021. Vanessa’s contribution to the development and establishment of the Tenterden Schools Trust…
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Homewood students with special reasons to celebrate arriving at university

The first few weeks at university are always a special and exciting time for each year’s freshers, but it is particularly thrilling for two former Homewood students. 19-year old Liam Macmillan, from Cranbrook, has been looking forward to taking up his place to study English at Cambridge since he received his A level results in…
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Double sporting success at Homewood

Hot on the heels of its successful This Girl Can Week, Homewood has a sporting double success to celebrate and inspire other female students. England Boxing Schools national champion At the weekend (26-27 September) Year 9 student Elsie-May became England Boxing Schools No1 when she was crowned 2021 champion at her weight, in Newcastle where the…
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GCSE results: a very successful year for Homewood students

Year 11 students from Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre arrived at school throughout Thursday morning (12 August) to collect their GCSE and Level 2 results.  There was a fantastic atmosphere as students collected their envelopes and met with staff to celebrate their achievements after what has been another very challenging academic year for all concerned.…
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We’re extremely proud of you all, says Principal

Congratulations to the Homewood Class of 2021! As Sixth Form students arrived at Homewood School this morning to collect their results, Principal Jeremy Single spoke of his pride in their successes.  These successes continue to build on the school’s results from 2019 when Homewood was recognised as Kent’s fourth best state school for student progress…
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‘Outstanding’ St Michael’s Pre-School joins TST

OFSTED outstanding-rated St Michael’s Pre-School has joined the Tenterden Schools Trust. The highly regarded pre-school has been purchased by the Trusts’ subsidiary Home Farm Children’s Nursery Ltd and becomes the seventh member of the five-year old multi-academy trust. The pre-school will retain its name, staff and much-praised educational approach and ethos. It was rated Outstanding…
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Trust secures further £2.8m for improvements

The Tenterden Schools Trust (TST) has secured a further £2.8 million in the latest round of funding from the Government’s Condition Improvement Fund for Academies, to invest in a new tranche of upgrades for its five schools. The grants will cover seven major projects at: Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre; Tenterden Junior School, Tenterden Infants School;…
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Homewood students take over Tenterden Museum for the day!

On Saturday, 17th July, two sixth formers are literally ‘taking over the museum’, when they play host to visitors to the Tenterden Museum, including running their own special exhibitions. Students Brad and Joe are undertaking the challenge as part of their preparation for joining Homewood’s Ready For Work programme in the Autumn. When the museum…
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Year 10 students celebrate Scholars Programme graduation

Smiles matched the bright sunshine at the celebration for graduates of Homewood’s Year 10 Scholars Programme (7 July 2021). The students and their parents and guardians were celebrating their achievement in completing a university-style Physics course, run in conjunction with educational charity, The Brilliant Club. This included taking part in online tutorials on the complex…
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TST Community Art Festival gets underway

The Tenterden Schools Trust (TST) Community Art Project ‘Looking Back, Moving Forward’ is underway, taking over the town for two weeks from 3-16 July) to celebrate both the reopening of the high street and the 60th anniversary of the preserved Kent & East Sussex railway.  Art has popped up everywhere around the town. Hundreds of works of…
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