Darren Bailey will be doing an independent sponsored cycle ride from Edinburgh to London, approximately 460 miles on 1st – 5th August 2014. Darren is a secondary school teacher at Homewood School in Tenterden doing his bit to support the Teenage Cancer Trust. Darren hopes to raise £1000 through sponsorship to help transform the lives of young people with cancer in Kent and the surrounding areas.
Congratulations to Year 8 Homewood School student, Emily whose artwork has won the 12-16 years category in this spring’s Environment 2020 National Awards.
These awards are held by Worcester Bosch Group and promote awareness of energy efficiency as well as activities which help the environment for future generations. The awards are held quarterly and this season the specification was for entrants to use their imagination to create a hand-crafted art piece or use their photography skills to reflect the theme, ‘The Environment and the Home.’
On Thursday 12th June, Homewood School’s Graphics Department held its third annual exhibition of A Level Graphic Design work, ‘That Graphics Stuff’. 43 students (11 more than last year) took 2 days to set up the exhibition, directed by Mr Davies (Co-ordinator of Graphic Design) and Mr Spurr in preparation for the special event.
The Homewood School History department would like to invite you to an information and strategy meeting regarding your son / daughter’s controlled assessment assignments. The controlled assessment is a very important piece of work that students complete because it comprises 25% of their overall GCSE grade and can make the difference between one grade or another.
The Music Department are organising a residential theatre trip to the West End. This is a very exciting opportunity where students will watch "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "I Can’t Sing The Musical". They will take part in two workshops at Pineapple Dance studios with a cast member of one of the shows and spend one night in The Russell hotel.
Following the success of the school’s ski trip to Austria in February, we are going to take a group of students to the resort of Bormio, Italy from 20th February to the 28th February 2015. We have been to this hotel and resort for our 2011 and 2012 ski trip, and loved it so much we are going back. The total cost of the trip is £785.00.
Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is celebrating the fact that the School Farm is open again to students following the appointment of a new Farm Manager and Assistant Farm Manager. The new staff joined the school in March and they have been busy since they arrived preparing to re-open the Farm to students. The great day came on Monday 31 March when the Farm opened at lunchtime and the students were able to take up their duties around the Farm and support the new staff team with the managing of the a