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02/12/21

Retweetd From Christine Counsell

Here's a starting point for leaders in beginning to uncover what matters, and starting ongoing conversations about it (from Counsell, C. 'seeing a curriculum more clearly: better conversations with middle leaders' in (ed.) the Guide to the Curriculum) https://t.co/mKlbbiRAsB

01/12/21

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This December transform your world through loving kindness. 📅 Find the high resolution version and multiple formats of this calendar here: https://t.co/sdWDOHM2fk https://t.co/9upToE7cXG

30/11/21

Mini-whiteboards are an invaluable tool for teachers, as they both engage students and allow the teacher to check students' understanding. Nazrana uses mini-whiteboards with her year 7 class, she can see all written or drawn responses simultaneously as every student participates. https://t.co/hPsJDrjk9W

29/11/21

Our Year 11s and Year 13s are coping with the challenges of mocks brilliantly. As they enter the second week of mocks we just want to share 's guide on looking after their mental health during exams and revision https://t.co/HVd02fLFZG.

23/11/21

Taken from Teaching Walkthrus book, our teachers have been trialling out two specific techniques-Say it again better and Peer supported retrieval. Feedback from staff and students have been fantastic as these techniques aid students to produce high quality verbal responses. https://t.co/HhLRzoxMGG

22/11/21

We are looking forward to our annual BOSS day tomorrow. We have made an update to the dress code policy: Students wishing to wear Islamic dress should wear a simple and a which are not over embellished.

22/11/21

As our Year 11 and 13 students begin their mock exams we want to share 's guide on how to look after your mental health during revision and exams: https://t.co/FeOwUdkJ2h

17/11/21

One kind word can change someone's entire day . It is something we can all do everyday. When was the last time you went out of your way to be ?

15/11/21

Retweetd From Platfform4YP

There is a strong link between mental health and bullying. Young people who have experienced bullying are more likely to experience mental health issues and those who have mental health issues are more likely to be bullied. https://t.co/AWXu6sKOzr

15/11/21

An interesting podcast recently shared with out PGCE students - Dr. James Lang has six recommendations in this podcast about how we can better understand student attention and how we can get their attention while we teach. https://t.co/nXqae04FdO https://t.co/pjs02vNeR4

11/11/21

Retweetd From Tes

New SEND steering group, including the , chief and director of education Chris Russell will ensure the delayed review will be delivered 'at pace' , says https://t.co/4amhTWmumQ

11/11/21

Have you stopped to consider what you might need to quit? https://t.co/xvuKjKrJRE

09/11/21

Students learning about tilting and toppling in physics, this method of dual coding works really well as students understand the concepts through the combination of visual and verbal processing. It also improves students' retention of information. https://t.co/y0gvsVjIs3

08/11/21

Retweetd From The Mix

Reminder: Your intrusive thoughts don't get to define you. They have no grounding in who you really are. Don't let them throw you off your track.

08/11/21

Retweetd From Happiful Magazine

Books are a fantastic way to help children with anxiety and to spark conversations about mental health in general. We asked Georgina Atwell, founder of the UK’s leading children’s book review site, Toppsta, for her top recommendations of books to help📚 https://t.co/VHsozFXrtU

08/11/21

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

Are you a young person aged up to 25 looking for support for your mental health? On My Mind is a website co-produced with young people, which includes advice on referrals, working with services, self-care & a directory of free services across the UK👉https://t.co/TLEL6loxsX https://t.co/Bjk872b5rq

08/11/21

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Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling, we can help. https://t.co/wHT83NqWEl

08/11/21

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"Please don’t put pressure on yourself if you’re struggling to express yourself through words. There are so many things that can help you overcome difficulties in your life. The words will come… give yourself time." From Elsa, a YM Activist 💛

04/11/21

book 'Now for the Good News' is full of well researched insights into what the future holds for our . Of particular interest is the chapter on . Each chapter offers a morsel of hope! https://t.co/BsQyBOvUEZ

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Admissions

Chobham Academy is a state comprehensive school which welcomes children of all backgrounds and abilities.

Chobham consists of a nursery with 52 equivalent full-time admissions; a primary phase of 630 students; Years 7-11 made up of 900 students a sixth form of 300 students.

Our annual admissions number of Reception is 90 children, for Year 7 210 children and for Year 12 150 students.

Year 7 admissions will be made up of 90 children moving up from the Chobham primary phase together with 120 external admissions. 

Academy Admissions Contact Details

Telephone: 0203 747 6060
Email: secondaryadmissions@chobhamacademy.org.uk
Address: Chobham Academy, 40 Cheering Lane, Stratford, London E20 1BD

In-Year Admissions for entry from September

If you wish to apply for an in-year admission (that is entry to any year group at any stage in the school year, other than to Reception, Year 7 or the Sixth form in September 2021) Chobham Academy is part of London Borough of Newham's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme which means that all applications including in year (casual admissions) are to be made via London Borough of Newham website which you can access below.  

If you are new to the area, you are advised to complete an in-year application form from Newham Admissions Team to ensure that you get offered a place at another school if Chobham Academy is not able to offer your child a place.  The 2020/21 admissions arrangements which include treatment of in year admissions can be found at the footer of this page. 

Email pupilservices@newham.gov.uk or ring 020 8430 2000 when you have moved in to allow Newham to update their records.


Year 7 Applications for September 2021

The Academy has an admission number of 120 in Year 7. The full age group is 210 but 90 pupils are already present in Year 6 and transition automatically into Year 7. 

For admission into Year 7 in September 2021, parents and carers are required to complete an application form (known as the “Common Application Form” CAF) which will be sent to them by their current Primary Schools.  No applications are to be made directly to the Academy.

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/admissions-secondary-school/2

Secondary school open days, open evenings and virtual tours

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/admissions-secondary-school/6?documentId=40&categoryId=20004

Parents are strongly advised to read carefully the full Academy Admissions Policy 2021-2022 (see at the bottom of the page) and information and advice from the local authority. The main points to remember are:

  • You must submit an application form to your Local Education Authority if applying online by 31st October 2020
  • Think carefully about the order in which you place your chosen schools on the form.  You should enter your most preferred school first on the list
  • Be sure to include at least 3 different schools on your preference form

On 2nd March 2021, the local authority will notify you of the school where your child has been offered a place.

If you are unhappy that you did not receive an offer of a school place at Chobham Academy, you have the right to lodge an independent appeal with us. You have until Monday 30th March to submit an appeal form. All appeals will be held between the end of April – June 2020.

Please note the Academy Year 6 testing day will no longer be taking place, all other admission criteria will be applied to applications. Please see our addmisson arrnagements for more details. we will consulting on admissions arranged for September 2022 entry. 

Deadlines

  • 21 October 2020 -  deadline for paper applications to be received by Pupil Services (this is the date the form must be received by Pupil Services not the date posted).   This only applies where the applicant is applying direct not where they have delivered to their primary school. 
  • 31 October 2020  - national closing day and deadline for applying on-line (11.59pm)

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Appeals Process

Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions, for any year group, should complete the online Appeal Form below stating the reason for the appeal, based on the published Admissions Criteria.

Completed appeal forms for Year 7 appeal forms must be received by The Academy by 29th March 2021.

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an Independent appeal Panel. The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time, Appeals may be made in English or the Parents’/Carers’ first language.

  • Only one appeal per application is allowed.
  • Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

Appeals in 2021

In view of the Covid-19 situation, until we have clarification from the DFE, we do not yet know if appeals will be held virtually or face to face in 2021. Below are the relevant dates that will apply regardless of how the appeals are held. 

1st March 2021 - National Offer Day

29th March 2021 - Closing date for receipt of completed appeal applications

26th April – 28th May 2021 - Appeal hearings

 


The Appeal Hearing

The Independent Appeals Panel will then consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.  

The Panel will consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The Panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The Panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.  

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the Parents.

Useful links for all school admissions

Admission Arrangements for 2022-2023

The Governing Body of Chobham Academy met on 9th February 2021 to review and consider the responses of the admissions consultation. Following careful consideration, the Governing Body have determined the Admission Arrangements for 2022-23 which can be found here at the bottom of this page.