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25/06/22

Retweetd From Malcolm Drakes

Amazing finale to our conference with a performance from our pupils https://t.co/L9UmouHZFf

24/06/22

Our Prefects were tasked with awarding praise cards during our year 6 transition day- using praise to raise confidence https://t.co/SXbmJxVWmQ

24/06/22

What system do you follow when planning a new scheme of work? Our middle leaders discussed the key active ingredients and which comes first https://t.co/jTrLl42jJs

21/06/22

Our Lead Teacher for EAL led a great CPD session on the importance of seeing EAL learners and how we reflect on the challenges they face on a daily basis. Our trainees also looked at the impact of translating to home languages and modelling language. https://t.co/CDmhOCOdrt

20/06/22

Any specific concerns please contact the relevant Head of Year.

20/06/22

We will continue to provide face-to-face learning as we have done during previous strikes. We expect students to do their best to get to school in a timely manner, the vast majority of our students live within a mile of the academy.

17/06/22

Retweetd From UCL Computer Science

We are so pleased that was recognised for her dedication to at this week's . Read our full report on Meena's work with students: https://t.co/fdg8hHigDp https://t.co/GUFzqHzlGJ

14/06/22

Based on his research from Matt Bromley's 'five ways of making teacher explanations work', Mr Bale delivered a CPD on 'explaining & modelling'. He provided our trainees with some tangible strategies they could use in their practice so that all students could access the learning. https://t.co/5ZYoNCF94t

10/06/22

As an all-through school our curriculum is planned from Early Years through to Post-16. Our primary and secondary subject leads meet regularly to discuss curriculum and progression. This morning our maths leads met and discussed their curriculum. ⁦https://t.co/W6vZyou3Gr

09/06/22

Yesterday and today Year 10 students carried out fieldwork at Walton-on-the-Naze for https://t.co/ywJOSaG42R

07/06/22

Retweetd From School-Led Network

🔦 SPOTLIGHT ON FACILITATORS 🔦 Meet Graeme Eyre - our School-Led Facilitator with ! 😀 Find out more about Graeme & what makes him proud to be a Facilitator here: 🖱️ https://t.co/SkNwZo0GJy | | https://t.co/P1RmhW0QNC

07/06/22

Our Lead Practitioner Jennie Stephens led an amazing, interactive session on the use of praise as a behaviour management tool. The aim of this session was to highlight the use of effective praise, the most powerful forms and how this can promote a growth mindset. https://t.co/lFie78lgAg

06/06/22

For today's Monday we are looking at the importance of empathy using 's video of 's brilliant talk: https://t.co/DYIFiUWmc6

01/06/22

Retweetd From Holocaust Education

We are delighted to announce we have reached 200+ & alumni in England, with 23 schools successful in their 2022-23 cohort applications. Congratulations! This is an highly successful, over-subscribed programme & we could not take all quality schools who applied. RT https://t.co/5qC37y9tdT

30/05/22

Retweetd From Alice Conibere

Aah, I just saw this! It was such a great day, and that art room was amazing. None of the fusty dustiness I associate with art blocks from my school days;) Looking forward to exhibition set-up tomorrow with https://t.co/8tfWrilDBb

27/05/22

Retweetd From National Institute of Teaching

NEWS! 🚨 Delighted to announce the School-Led Development Trust has today been appointed by to lead the new National Institute of Teaching - England’s flagship teacher & leader development & research provider. We can’t wait to get started! https://t.co/cLGZxaSzu5

27/05/22

Here at we approach all aspects of academy life in a way. To learn more head to our website and read all about our . https://t.co/JwDa9Z9H7t

25/05/22

A great sessions this morning delivered by Amelia Collins, she provided some useful tips on medium-term lesson planning. Engaging conversations taking place with our teachers- Nazrana said "this will help me with future planning and how to deeper my understand of the curriculum" https://t.co/QRRFt7nogx

24/05/22

A great CPD session from Ms Dutch this morning on using social media for connecting with subject communities to share ideas and speed up planning! https://t.co/PdaoG6Ig21

20/05/22

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Catch alumnus & last seasons Football Academy captain Max live on BT sports tomorrow afternoon (3pm), as he represents in their match against Chelsea foundation. Good luck Max ⚽️ https://t.co/uQDp6k5oE1

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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