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01/12/20

Due to lockdown and COVID there are fewer opportunities for students to participate in exercise. The PE dept are using MSteams to encourage Chobham students to do a HIIT session every Monday night. The session is then uploaded to the Chobham YouTube channel. https://t.co/4Xcdgqpvb6

30/11/20

Today our Year 12 students were involved in a Virtual Vlogstar workshop through Jack Petchey. This workshop was a fantastic opportunity for students to practise their ‘Vlogging’ skills in support of their passion for media. Very grateful to have arranged this during Lockdown. https://t.co/4l9qXeWbqW

30/11/20

The Design and Technology exam is going well today. The girls in these photos all see a future in design and architecture. You can see a chair, table and a shelving unit being produced, all of which show a high level of aesthetics. https://t.co/dmYKhj2v6f

30/11/20

Thank you to @#WSUKLIVE online Spotlight Talks for inspiring our students and for explaining to our students about the skills needed to succeed as an architect. https://t.co/SZ6aGfvs7o

30/11/20

With nearly 20,000 people working at the BBC there is a variety of roles and departments on offer. They really enjoyed the session and found it inspiring. Thank you https://t.co/nzGO9r4OGG

30/11/20

Our KS4 students took part in a Q&A webinar with today to find out about all the exciting careers available in this field. https://t.co/mikBKmr5ao

30/11/20

Kymari and Adrian both like how they are able to challenge themselves to work harder but increasing the length of the circuit. Kieron likes how they have to work together and agree on the correct movements. https://t.co/r9DCJYsMTk

30/11/20

Mr Leonards Year 7 class are using the knowledge learnt about SAQ (speed, agility, quickness) to create and devise their own circuit that challenges the components of fitness. https://t.co/d5emq84rmc

30/11/20

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Our friends share messages on London Underground whiteboards that empower, uplift and make people feel less alone. Their messages are so needed 💛 https://t.co/20SQPoO0dl

30/11/20

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Every young person should get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.

30/11/20

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*CLOSES TOMORROW* Receptionist and Administrative Assistant in Stratford, London Info/Apply:https://t.co/5Bmc7qSH3Y https://t.co/Z2FhHFYZWC

27/11/20

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Over 16,000 young people and hundreds of schools have joined us for : special shout-out to for taking part! https://t.co/xl4D7oHIA2

27/11/20

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"Damilola had ambition, he wanted to change the world. After 20 years, this is how I would like him to be remembered, as a boy of hope. Our boy of hope.” Richard Taylor OBE reflects on the legacy of his son: https://t.co/qy5nTxzzYn https://t.co/EQ77XDr9Rx

27/11/20

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This is so kind 💖 We're so grateful to all the people who come together to help us support young people - especially in these tricky times when they need hope more than ever 💫🌟 https://t.co/Ud4taQR6DT

27/11/20

The models also helped the students understand the meaning of using models and their limitations, in order to explain or learn a particular concept (in this case cells). This is a project based demonstrating Art and Science skills in STEAM. https://t.co/S54bUfUv8b

27/11/20

These are from my Year 7s using their Arts skills to make 3D science models of Cells (animal and plant cells). The students researched and applied their theoretical knowledge on building these models. The models are made by recyclable materials that students found at home. https://t.co/QfD12VOggC

25/11/20

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A huge shout out to the amazing team at and especially to the Yr10 students who were busy delivering food parcels today. https://t.co/1rkJk1M8nw

24/11/20

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Time flies when you're having fun! 👏 Great to see the progress of – a new powerhouse for innovation, creativity and learning at the Park with , , , and ! 🙌 Find out more here ➡️https://t.co/3IKLI1I13A https://t.co/DVGrs5XS1V

24/11/20

Retweetd From JCP in East London

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant in Stratford, London Info/Apply:https://t.co/5Bmc7qSH3Y https://t.co/v6OKEbuld8

24/11/20

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Ready for the Y7 lessons on COCO and the Day of the Dead. Living the culture 🥳 https://t.co/1CKZ2jNbMA

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Year 9 Preferences

At Chobham Academy we offer a three year Key Stage Three programme and a two year Key Stage Four (GCSE) programme. The three year Key Stage Three provides a broad foundation of knowledge which is built upon and specialised when students make their preferences. For many of our students this is the first time in their academic career they have made a choice about their education. It is important students alongside their parents make an informed choice. For that reason, the process is spread out over the spring term of Year 9 to allow a considered choice to be made.

The timetable below provides the timeline of the process; the documents currently displayed are for the previous academic year, this page will be updated in January 2021 with the documents for the current Year 9.

 

Key dates during the Spring Term for the Option Choices process

Thursday 21st January

Year 9 GCSE Preference Launch Event

The GCSE Options process will be launched to parents and carers. Options Booklet and Form will be issued (will be added to this page late January 2021).

Monday 25th January and Tuesday 26th January

Year 9 Options Assembly

Year 9 students will receive two special assemblies in which they will receive information on the GCSE subjects available at Chobham from subject leaders. (Presentation will be available at the bottom of this page).

Monday 1st February and Monday 8th February

‘Try Before You Buy’ Taster Lessons

A series of taster lessons, where students will be able to choose four subjects over the two events.  The event will take place from 3pm-4.10pm.

Tutor Time in February and March

 

Careers Guidance linked to Subject choices

Students will work through a programme of study sessions.  They will receive advice and guidance from their tutors, careers advisor and also Y12 prefects.

Wednesday 3rd  March

Year 9 Parent Consultation Evening.

 

An opportunity for you and your child to further explore different subject areas and ask questions about the process as a whole, whilst also receiving feedback on your child’s progress in Year 9. 

Each child and parent will also meet with a member of the Academy Leadership Team to ensure that the choices they make are both informed and appropriate.

Friday 5th March

Deadline for preference forms returned to form tutors.

 

 

 

Early July

Your child will be informed of their GCSE subjects.

 

Any questions about the preference process should be directed in the first instance to Mr Eyre, Vice Prinicipal, at G.Eyre@chobhamacademy.org.uk.