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02/12/20

"Create the opportunities to earn the position"

02/12/20

"Do not give up on that dream, even the impossible ones"

01/12/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

We were pleased to have joined the virtual interview with and today. Students felt inspired and described the talk as interesting because they spoke a lot about determination and the things we can do if we changed our outlook on things. https://t.co/2q1DKHi0d0

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

Retweetd From YoungMinds

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

Retweetd From YoungMinds

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

30/11/20

Retweetd From JCP in East London

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

27/11/20

Retweetd From EDT

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

Retweetd From DamilolaTaylorTrust

"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

Retweetd From Children's Society

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

Retweetd From Church E20

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

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Independent Learning

At Chobham Academy, we place a high emphasis on developing our students as learners. As well as being interested and engaged in the classroom, we want to help nurture young people who are able to learn for themselves and who enjoy learning.

We are conscious that Chobham students will move on from school into an exciting, fast-changing world filled with opportunities. Our students will be truly global citizens and it is vital that they are equipped with the skills to learn effectively throughout their lives.

So what are these Independent Learning skills we are seeking to cultivate?

Firstly, curiosity; we want to develop students who love learning for its own sake. Young children are excited to find out about the world around them. The most frequent question they ask is ‘why?’ This is partly why young children learn quickly. We want to maintain this excitement and interest in learning as our students move through their secondary careers.

Next, resilience; young people need to be able to work things out for themselves and to know what they should do when they encounter difficulties in their learning. Getting stuck is part of the learning process. At Chobham, we want to help students become problem solvers with the determination and strategies to persist until they have found a way to make progress.

Resourcefulness is also very important. At Chobham, we seek to develop young people who can think for themselves and do so under pressure. We want our students to be able to look at issues from differing perspectives and choose the best resource to find solutions.

Effective study skills make a big difference too. Our students will be more confident and successful learners if they know how to study for themselves. Learning and revision techniques form a key part of our wider curriculum at Chobham. We also emphasise to students the importance of being able to study effectively alone as well as in a classroom environment.

We also encourage our students to have a wide range of interests, both in and out of school. In particular, reading for pleasure is an excellent way of building up a reservoir of knowledge, understand and emotional literacy.

The development of life long Independent Learning skills also has a practical value in school. Students become better problem solvers in their lessons and their concentration improves. They are also better prepared to revise alone, thus creating a positive impact upon examination results.

Homework

Also, on a practical level, we set homework for all students at Chobham and expect them to complete it regularly and to the best of their ability.