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Teachers’ PPE sewing team hits 10,000-piece milestone

The heroic lockdown sewing efforts of a group of Homewood teachers and volunteers has reached a major milestone in making a difference in the current crisis. The self-styled ‘PPE Team Tenterden’, set up by Homewood science teacher Mrs Chloe Falder, has produced its 10,000th piece of PPE for frontline healthcare workers and care home staff.…
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A message from Sally Lees CEO

11 May 2020 A message from Sally Lees, CEO of the Tenterden Schools Trust To all our Parents/Carers I write to you at a very challenging time for us all.  None of us have experienced a situation like this before, normal life has been turned upside-down and many of you will be facing very difficult…
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Homewood IB students learn real meaning of service during lockdown

Homewood’s Year 13 International Baccalaureate (IB) students are actively demonstrating how the ethos of Service Learning, which is part of the course, can translate into the real world at a time of great need. They have been helping in the local community during the current crisis in many different ways. Two students have taken time…
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Important Message from the CEO

In response to the Government announcements regarding the Covid-19 virus, all Tenterden Schools Trust schools are now closed until further notice.  Provision has been made on the Homewood school site for the supervision of TST children whose parents are key workers, children who have an EHCP and children who have an allocated social worker, where…
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Homewood’s ‘Game On’ efforts raise thousands for Sport Relief

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre has raised over £2,500 for Sport Relief, with its week of fun fundraising involving students, staff, parents and the local community. The five days of activity were also aimed at raising awareness of the ways in which involvement in sport can help both mental wellbeing and academic success. In…
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Royal introduction for Homewood sixth former

A Homewood sixth former had a never-to-be-forgotten day just before the half term when he met with royalty and then learned that he had been awarded a dream apprenticeship with a world-famous local firm. Eighteen year-old Oliver was introduced to Princess Anne during a personal visit by the Princess Royal to Stevenson Brothers Rocking Horses…
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Sports Relief 2020: 24-hour cyclothon

And we’re off………. The Mayor of Tenterden, Cllr Mrs Jean Curteis, starting Homewood’s 24-hr Sport Relief cyclothon this morning and giving some encouragement to one of the first cyclists who set a cracking pace! The team cycled the equivalent of the distance from Tenterden to Bristol in just the first few hours.

It’s Game On for Sport Relief at Homewood!

It’s Game On for Sport Relief at Homewood from 9-13 March in the school’s biggest ever fundraising push. Masterminded by Homewood PE teacher Sarah Kennett and the school’s Sports Leaders, five full days of events have been arranged, culminating in a Quiz Night on Friday 13 March featuring live music and a silent auction of…
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BBC Radio Kent Interview

TST’s CEO Sally Lees and Executive Headteacher Sam Crinnion were interviewed by Graham Smith on BBC Radio Kent on Wednesday. Following National Offer Day on Monday they were discussing school admissions and the appeals process amongst other education topics.

Mr Doodle features on BBC News

Mr. Doodle, a former student at Homewood School recently featured on BBC News, you can view the video on the BBC website linked below: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-kent-51635511/there-s-a-whole-world-to-doodle-over Mr Doodle a.k.a. Sam Cox has previously returned to Homewood to provide advice and encouragement to students, some of these visits are linked below: Mr Doodle Strikes Again! Mr Doodle…
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