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02/06/20

Our weekly wellbeing bulletin is being email to parents today. There are as always ideas for supporting both yours and your child/children’s wellbeing

01/06/20

Our certificate of social value for 2019-20 for the hours DofE Chobham Academy students donated to their local community. Across London, DofE participants contributed an incredible 356,616 hours volunteering to help others, which equates to a social value of over £1.5 million! https://t.co/So5fRC9sat

01/06/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Today PE GCSE, A-level & CTEC Sport students had their 2nd live Q&A session with & footballer Dale Stephens. Focusing on Attitude, Resilience & Determination in becoming an elite athlete. Check Instagram for highlights. ChobhamacadPE https://t.co/dXWX4MuO3j

01/06/20

With the start of a new term we want to celebrate the amazing completion of 135,262 questions in Summer 1 through Home Learning tasks. Congratulations to the top 3 classes! Let's keep up the good work in Summer 2! https://t.co/v45O3qs7i3

18/05/20

Mental Health Awareness Week https://t.co/k1lniXYaWz

18/05/20

A new week with some new classes in the top 3. Great work everyone especially 9Y-MA4 that has almost doubled the amount of tasks completed compared to last week https://t.co/l0RUgTcnQy

18/05/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Summer term week 5     challenge. This weeks challenge is focused around the app TikTok. We challenge you to be creative and create your own exercise TikTok or replicate Miss Ellis. Send your videos to your PE teacher via email. Good Luck. https://t.co/oIDCteNdYb

13/05/20

Celebration students’ maths work. A well deserved congratulations to last weeks' top 3 classes for all your effort! https://t.co/c8sv60MaZf

11/05/20

Retweetd From 🆆🅴🆂🆃🆈

Can’t wait to Mr Starkey’s challenge!

11/05/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

🚨 BIG ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨 The PE Instagram is officially back after many years of being absent, go and check us out! 📸 ChobhamacadPE ⚽️🏀🎾🏓⚾️🤸‍♂️🤾🧘‍♀️🧗

11/05/20

During the coronavirus lockdown, all staff at Chobham Academy remain committed to providing up-to-date and relevant career advice for our students. This is our most recent careers bulletin which offers guidance and advice about student's career choices and pathways. https://t.co/vYdmyXdFP9

07/05/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Summer term week 3    challenge. This weeks challenge requires upper body strength & balance. You will be challenged to put a t-shirt over your head whilst in a handstand position being supported by a wall as demonstrated by Miss Ellis.🤸👕 Good luck! https://t.co/kPyJoTxzyZ

07/05/20

Today is the most important holiday for Buddhists 🙂 Happy Vesak Day - The Buddha's birthday! https://t.co/wlZBbvGfUa

01/05/20

St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney has played an essential role in palliative care, for our community for over 100 years. All funds have been lost - if you are able to support them the link for donations is https://t.co/BfFN9oYpkX

30/04/20

Well done to Renee in Year 9 for demonstrating some outstanding photography skills to complete one of the Geography department's challenges!! https://t.co/cXcFumFCQJ

28/04/20

Retweetd From Barking and Dagenham

UPDATE 28 APRIL | Today is International Workers’ Memorial Day and at 11am we held a minute’s silence to remember all our health, care & front line workers, who have sadly lost their lives to coronavirus. Now, more than ever, we owe it to them https://t.co/s3YYGSCVbN

28/04/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

DID YOU KNOW we have lots of FREE booky activities to keep the kids busy during lockdown. 🎨 DOWNLOAD activity sheets to get creative! https://t.co/HiDFW6kZ8b 🎥 WATCH 12 Author & Illustrator Masterclasses https://t.co/1coDYfUVo8 🎮GAMES to play online https://t.co/EtENcE4CKm https://t.co/y80Fto2eQG

28/04/20

Retweetd From 🚒 LFB Fire Cadets 🚒

Come and watch LIVE Bake Along at home on our account at 2pm with Coordinator Lucy ..... don’t miss out! https://t.co/yWNcu1mSWX

28/04/20

Frankenstein is being streamed on the National Theatre Live YouTube page on Thursday at 7pm and is highly recommended by our Performing Arts team! Please click the link below: https://t.co/fkkL08cxNF

28/04/20

Retweetd From NSPCC

Without our incredible volunteers, we wouldn't be able to answer the young people who contact Childline. & without people contacting our helpline, we wouldn't be able to protect the children we do. Together we can help children & young people who need us now more than ever. https://t.co/Mpc3KHo4BL

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Student Welfare

At Chobham, the physical and emotional wellbeing of our students is an absolute priority. It is important to us that all students are known as individuals and given individual attention. We understand that during the course of their career at Chobham, many of our students will encounter challenges in their lives which necessitate additional support in as comprehensive and professional manner as possible.

We are also very mindful of stresses and pressures which may effect our student body at key times in their school careers such as the run up to examinations or preparation for interviews in Year 11 or in the sixth form. Large numbers of students may feel pressure at these times and we wish to equip them with strategies to help them cope as well as they can.

Some of the ways in which we promote and help manage student wellbeing are:

  • Developing excellent working relationships between students and staff so that students feel able to share difficulties and seek support.
  • Tutor group and year group systems which help build secure and trusting smaller communities within the Academy. In these environments, students feel more secure and more able to express themselves, ask questions and seek the support of peers and staff.
  • Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) delivered by tutors and through our half termly Innovation Days
  • Counselling, external mentoring and peer mentoring programmes for students
  • A highly qualified safeguarding team
  • A study support programme and structured, personalised preparation for examinations
  • A wide range of exercise and relaxation opportunities including; boxing, martial arts and mindfulness
  • Experience of mindfulness and relaxation techniques for all students so that they are able to use these methods when feeling under pressure.

Key Safeguarding Contacts

Primary

Mrs F Perry – Head of Primary and Designated Deputy Safeguarding Lead - F.Perry@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms E Gardner – Vice Principal - E.Gardner@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms A Hodgson – Vice Principal - A.Hodgson@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Miss J Bhayat – Assistant Principal - J.Bhayat@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Miss F Woods – Assistant Principal - F.Woods@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Mrs S Gibson – SENCO and Designated Safeguarding Lead (Primary) - S.Gibson@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Secondary:

Mr B Starkey - Assistant Principal - B.Starkey@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Ms H Cartlidge - Designated Safeguarding Lead (Secondary) - H.Cartlidge@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 7 - Ms C O’Donnell - C.O'Donnell@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 8 - Mr W Ncube -  W.Ncube@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 9 - Mr G Gergaud – G.Gergaud@chobhamacademy.org.uk 

Head of Year 10 - Ms S Richards - S.Richards@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Head of Year 11 - Mr A Loveday - A.Loveday@chobhamacademy.org.uk

 

Attendance and Punctuality

Good attendance is central to every child’s success at school. Research repeatedly shows that attendance is the single most important factor in determining how your people will achieve at school. Put simply, students from Years 7-13 learn more in lessons with their teachers than they do anywhere else.

In addition, good attendance and punctuality breed good habits. Getting to school regularly and on times gives students a sense of responsibility and satisfaction as well as preparing young people for the world of work.

We encourage students not to take a day off school unless it is absolutely necessary. Appointments should be arranged for out of the school day and permission will not be granted for holidays during term time. We seek the active support of parents in ensuring that their children are in school every day. Our attendance rate for the academic year 2018-19 was 95.7%. we aim to exceed 96% in 2019-20. Every student should aim to bear this target.

Good punctuality is also an important habit for success in life. Most Chobham students get to school on time but too many struggle to do this. Parents have a vital role to play in helping their children get to school on time. Parents can help their children by ensuring they have set an alarm before they fo to bed and packed their back the night before school. Uniform should also be set out ready the night before it is needed. We understand that many of our parents leave early for work, but if possible if parents can help by making sure their child leaver for school on time.

If a student is going to be unavoidably absent or late, parents can help by ensuring they ring the school before 8.30am.

Educational Welfare Officer - Nazia Begum

Email: N.Begum@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Attendance Officer - Jennifer St Paul

Email:J.StPaul@chobhamacademy.org.uk
Telephone: 0203 747 6060

 


Health and Safety

The Academy is committed to ensuring that the welfare and safety of our students and staff is paramount. We have a dedicated site team, who ensure that the premises are safe and well equipped for use by our students.

To report a Health and Safety concern, please contact our Facilities Manager Lee Pryer.

Facilities Manager - Lee Pryer
Email: L.Pryer@chobhamacademy.org.uk 
Telephone: 0203 747 6060

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