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This week is . ​To mark the occasion, we'll be exploring a range of strategies to help with anxiety using 's brilliant guide. Today's tips are all about focusing on your breathing. Check out the box breathing method below:


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Mental Health Awareness Week starts today! 💚 All this week we want to talk about anxiety and the things that can help. Find out more about the week and how you can get involved here:


sixth form students have access to a full and varied professional pathways programme, which means that we actively engage them in opportunities such as the one with


advocates that all staff prioritise their wellbeing


How do the strategies below resonate with you?


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A stellar day out for our team of Sixth Formers as they get stuck into the orbital mechanics challenge.


On Friday our wonderful school counsellors lead a session for some of our Year 11s to help them to develop strategies to combat exam stress. Thank you to for providing some samples for the students to include in their exam kits.


A really good summary


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The majority of parents still back teachers going on strike but support is softening, a new poll shows


This half term our and tutor time sessions are all about managing and reducing stress. This guide has some brilliant tips in it.


How often do you live by this principal?


Our CPD today was using curriculum statements to plan lessons/SoW which align with your subjects curriculum intent. Trainees were given their subjects curriculum statement and asked to map out a sequence of lesson titles which lead students towards the desired end point.


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Life is happier when we get outside, move more & stay active 🤸‍♀️🏊‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️💃🕺🏻☀️ Join us for Active April and help spread the word


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It's World . Autism is a spectrum. This means every autistic person is different. Rosalind talks about childhood events that led to her diagnosis, the importance of recognising phobias and her love for her family and animals.


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As Autism Acceptance/ awareness month/week/ day (depending what country you’re in) is approaching. Here’s a post about why the puzzle piece symbol is considered a hate symbol by so many Autistic people. And why the infinity symbol is more accepted and widely used now.


Wishing everyone Ramadan Mubarak! May this beautiful month bring you all peace, love, health and prosperity. 🙏🕌☪


Today's CPD was lead by Mr Bitlice on 'Feedback and the use of model answers, mark schemes and examiners reports.' Some excellent advice shared on how to use positive feedback in order to help improve a student's performance.


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Are you interested in training to teach in East London or South London? We have two face to face events at our partner schools in April. Sign up here:


Ms Collins led a session today with our trainees on embedding challenge into lessons. We know challenge is the core of the growth mindset, so we encourage our teachers to learn more about their students, ask open questions and encourage students to share opinions.

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  1. What are the Nursery hours?
    The Nursery is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 3.00pm.
    AM session runs from 8:30am until 11:30am.
    PM session runs from 12.00pm to 3.00pm.
    FULL-TIME sessions from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
  2. Do you offer a 15 hour stretched service, where I can use my 15 hours as I want during the week?
    No. Once you have been allocated to a part-time or full-time session, you are required to attend Monday to Friday at the session times listed.
  3. When can my child start to attend Nursery at Chobham?
    The September after his/her 3rd birthday. The academic year runs from September to August.  
  4. How do I apply for a place?
    You can apply for a Nursery place via the Harris Academy Chobham website here:
  5. What is the deadline for applications for a September 2021 start?
    You must apply before the closing date of 31st March 2021.
  6. Do I have to pay for a part-time place?
    No. 15-hour part time places are free of charge and are universal, regardless of whether you are working or not.
  7. Do I have to pay for a full-time place?
    Yes. If you have not provided a valid 30-hour code to the academy before your child starts, you will be required to pay admission fees. More information on admission fees and 30 hours can be found here:
  8. Can I change from part-time to full-time?
    Yes. You can change from part-time to full-time at the end of each term provided spaces are available and you have either paid the admission fees or supplied a valid 30-hour code.
  9. Does my child have to wear school uniform?
    Yes. Your child will be required to wear uniform. Our uniform policy, uniform list and school uniform provider information can be found on the Harris Academy Chobham site here:
  10. What happens when my child starts Nursery?
    You will need to complete admissions paperwork and provide proof of identity and address before starting. After this, a home visit is normally conducted however due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been temporarily replaced by a phone call or online Zoom meeting.

    We want to find out as much as possible about your child and their routine and we’ll ask you to fill out a form called ‘All About Me’ that will give us important information about their home life, routine and what they do and don’t like.We’ll ask about things like allergies, medical needs, their language and physical development etc.

    To support your child’s transition, you’ll be asked to bring them in for settling in and transition days.This usually consists of three 1 or 2 hour sessions prior to your child starting their full sessions with us.After the first transition day when you will be invited in to spend a longer period with us, if your child is happy, we encourage you to leave your child with us.We are very happy to call you to let you know how they are getting on if you are worried.

  11. If my child attends Chobham Nursery, will I automatically have a place for Reception the following academic year?
    No. You must still apply for a Reception place. More information can be found on the Harris Academy Chobham website here: