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27/09/21

We remind our students daily of the importance of forgiveness and the benefit to our own mental health. How easy do you find forgiveness https://t.co/uJEkgqYI1c

26/09/21

Five main awards issued to our fantastic students - one of which is sponsored by https://t.co/EwQQJPciha

23/09/21

The very talented Fionn in , wowing the parents at our annual evening https://t.co/m4qFMB58mv

23/09/21

It was so lovely to welcome our Parents and Carers back to site this evening to celebrate our and students both past and present

23/09/21

Chobham Academy does not bar students from Sainsburys although we do attempt to manage numbers at busy times of the day for the benefit of the local community.

23/09/21

Our Year 10 scientists are measuring growth of bacteria looking at the impact of different cleaning agents on limiting bacteria growth. https://t.co/FCfdIOKbOj

23/09/21

Our senior leadership team read for next half term has arrived from ; excited to get our teeth into Huh! by and https://t.co/LWe9OEIa7y

23/09/21

Retweetd From Channel 5 News

A teacher whose body was found in South East London on Saturday has been described as "kind, caring and dedicated". Police believe Sabina Nessa, who worked at Rushey Green Primary School in Kidbrooke, was murdered - and are now appealing for witnesses. | https://t.co/kD1DKjGZQN

23/09/21

Do you make wellness a priority? What are you top tips? https://t.co/xEvzQPsSgC

21/09/21

Doug Lemov returns to the podcast to share tips to support teachers and students for the return to classrooms - a great listen for our teachers at Chobham for the start of our Autumn term😀 # https://t.co/qoV4ClqytU

20/09/21

has announced a set of features to help users struggling with mental health issues and thoughts of suicide. Click the link from to learn more https://t.co/Qg04qiF9LJ

17/09/21

Friend of the Academy has released his new single today on . Leon has dedicated endless amounts of time to supporting future musicians at the Academy so let’s show our support for him by downloading his amazing new track https://t.co/Y39nCfvO6B

16/09/21

Retweetd From Dr. Bryan Pearlman, EdD, LMSW - #MaslowBeforeBloom

What self-care looks like? https://t.co/6wvbai0O5Z

16/09/21

Retweetd From Global News Toronto

Tip: How do you know if your child needs to take a multivitamin? Naturopath has advice for parents. https://t.co/epzi0vhCMR

16/09/21

Retweetd From Ian Kremer

Please re-Tweet to raise awareness that the feelings underlying anger are the opportunities to heal. https://t.co/58572OxyYe

06/09/21

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Well done to sixth form student Wiktoria who achieved a D*D*D* grade in CTEC Sport. Wiktoria has now moved to Poland to play professional football for 🙌👏⚽️. https://t.co/zfGzY5HZNR

06/09/21

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The Football Academy boys are back in the swing of things with their first ‘Fitness Friday’ session of the academic year.🙌🏃💨 https://t.co/8MzYSIUxkX

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House System

We are mindful of the need for additional opportunities to enhance students’ experiences beyond what they encounter in the normal school day.  Our house system provides these opportunities. These are occasions where students can enjoy themselves and thrive in a competitive manner and by doing so develop into happy, resilient young people ready to face the world and able to participate, both within a team context and through leading others.

We are proud of our house system which gives students the chance to earn points and compete for their house and, by doing so, enjoy a sense of belonging. Students can earn house points in a variety of ways:

  • Through personal performance. Meeting academic targets, attending well and making positive contributions to school life will all earn house points
  • Through taking part in our programme of house activities held throughout the year. These include sporting contests of various kinds as well as events such as bake sales and our international day
  • Each year ends with the Chobham Sports Day in which all students are involved. This is a great annual occasion and a real celebration to end the academic year. Points earned on Sports Day are added to those gathered throughout the year in order to identify and crown our annual house champions.

Built into the house system is our need to ensure students understand and value charity. The idea that they are able to offer time and raise money for those less fortunate than themselves. Throughout the school year we ensure a range of charities are supported and each house has its own nominated charity.

Our houses are named in honour of people who we as a school community (both staff and students) are inspired by. We have six houses each led by a Head of House.

The Head of House leads one of Chobham’s six houses.  They are responsible for maintaining and developing the house identity and ethos.  They will do this through house assemblies, tutor time and their own profile around the school.  The Head of House will work with students to organise and deliver events in our house activities programme.  Many of these will raise funds for the house charity.  The Head of House will generate support for events and maximise participation.  They will make sure that the house charity is well known to students and that they understand about the charity’s background and work.

Let us welcome you to the Chobham Houses:

Adichie House

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian novelist. She has written a series of short stories and non-fiction pieces including “Purple Hibiscus” and “That thing around your neck”. Chimamanda has also delivered TED talks, the most famous and viewed of which include of “The Danger of a Single Story” in 2009 and “We Should all be Feminists” in 2012.

“Racism should never have happened and so you don’t get a cookie for reducing it” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Bannister House

Sir Roger Bannister was the first athlete to run a mile in under 4 minutes. His passion was to become a doctor and he later became a distinguished neurologist and became a Master at Pembroke College, Oxford before retiring in 1993.

“However ordinary each of us may seem, we are all in some way special, and can do things that are extraordinary, perhaps until then… even thought impossible” Sir Roger Bannister

Franklin House

Rosalind Franklin was an English chemist who made key contributions to the understanding of molecular DNA. She only lived to the age of 37. Many talk about the fact that she should have achieved a Nobel Prize in her lifetime for the work she had carried out.

“In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best, we shall succeed in our aims: the improvement of mankind” Rosalind Franklin

Himid House

Lubaina Himid CBE is a contemporary artist and curator. She is a professor and her art focuses on themes of cultural history and reclaiming identities.

“I have more things to say – this art gives me the chance” Lubaina Himid

Mandela House

Nelson Rohlilahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary political leader and philanthropist who served as president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

“I never lose. I either win or learn” Nelson Mandela

Ramanujan House

Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian Mathematician who lived in India under British Rule. Without any formal training, he had made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory and infinite series alongside finding numerous solutions to mathematical problems that were previously considered unsolvable.

“We are merely explorers of infinity in the pursuit of absolute perfection” Srinivasa Ramanujan

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ms Haigh our house team leader.

 

 

  • 670 Bannister House
  • 820 Himid House
  • 646 Franklin House
  • 575 Ramanujan House
  • 668 Mandela House
  • 841 Adichie House