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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


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!


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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


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!


Mental Health Awareness Week


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


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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.


Celebration students’ maths work. A well deserved congratulations to last weeks' top 3 classes for all your effort!


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Can’t wait to Mr Starkey’s challenge!


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


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.


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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!


Today is the most important holiday for Buddhists 🙂 Happy Vesak Day - The Buddha's birthday!


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


Well done to Renee in Year 9 for demonstrating some outstanding photography skills to complete one of the Geography department's challenges!!


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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


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DID YOU KNOW we have lots of FREE booky activities to keep the kids busy during lockdown. 🎨 DOWNLOAD activity sheets to get creative! 🎥 WATCH 12 Author & Illustrator Masterclasses 🎮GAMES to play online


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


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:


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A Level English Literature (Edexcel)


To enable students to:

  • read widely and independently set texts and others that they have selected for themselves
  • engage critically and creatively with a substantial body of texts and ways of responding to them
  • develop and effectively apply their knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation
  • explore the contexts of the texts they are reading and others’ interpretations of them
  • undertake independent and sustained studies to deepen their appreciation and understanding of English literature, including its changing traditions.


Component 1: Drama

Externally assessed 30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • one Shakespeare play and on other drama from either tragedy or comedy – both texts may be selected from one or both of these categories.
  • critical essays related to their selected Shakespeare play. Students’ preparation is supported by Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology – Tragedy or Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology – Comedy.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Open book – clean copies of the drama texts can be taken into the examination
  • Two sections: students answer one question from a choice of two on their studied text for both Section A and B.

Component 2: Prose

Externally assessed 20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • two prose texts from a chosen theme. At least one of the prose texts must be pre-1900.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 1 hour.
  • Open book – clean copies of the prose text can be taken into the examination
  • Students answer one comparative essay question from a choice of two on their studied theme.

Component 3: Poetry

Externally assessed 30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • poetic form, meaning and language
  • a selection of post-2000 specified poetry


  • a specified range of poetry from:


  • a literary period (either pre- or post-1900)


  • a named poet from within a literary period.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Open book – clean copies of the poetry texts can be taken into the examination
  • Two sections: students answer one question from a choice of two, comparing an unseen poem with a named poem from their studied contemporary text and one question from a choice of two on their studied movement/poet.

Non-Examination Assessment

Internally assessed, externally moderated 20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students have a free choice of two texts to study.

Chosen texts:

  • must be different from those studied in Components 1, 2 and 3
  • must be complete texts and may be linked by theme, movement, author or period
  • may be selected from poetry, drama, prose or literary non-fiction.

Overview of assessment

Students produce one assignment:

  • One extended comparative essay referring to two texts
  • Advisory word count is 2500-3000 words

Assessment Objectives

Students Must:

% in GCE


Articulate informed, personal and creative responses to literary texts, using associated concepts and terminology, and coherent, accurate written expression 26.7


Analyse ways in which meanings are shaped in literary texts 26.7


Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the contexts in which literary texts are written and received 21.9


Explore connections across literary texts 14


Explore literary texts informed by difference interpretations 11

Total  100%