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21/06/19

Retweetd From Zoe Hardie

Been talking to students all morning about jobs in arts and charities, what it’s like and a load of other things like climate change and politics, and now convinced that 17 year olds are basically the best https://t.co/y7sMlihSoO

21/06/19

Retweetd From Trudy Sharam

What a great morning I’ve had at today. Speaking to Year 10 & 12 about my career path from school to now. The challenges I’ve faced. What it’s like working for and working in the world of media & tech. https://t.co/mTfj73P2rd

21/06/19

Careers Event Student Quotes https://t.co/0It0Dl9vUS

21/06/19

...The students are so passionate and they have really made me think today about what more my company can offer young people and the skills that we can help them to develop. https://t.co/tuCtNbZJUB

21/06/19

Sarah Whitaker – Global - I wish that there had been events like this when I was their age. I am so impressed by how focused they all are.... https://t.co/YCT3GfXZIU

21/06/19

....I really do feel inspired just by talking to such a variety of companies and actually realising that next year I will be going to uni – so I have to get organised! https://t.co/e3DMNCDjna

21/06/19

Mariya:I spoke with the London College of Fashion for an hour! They explained how important it is for me to get work experience in order to build my portfolio to ensure that I am a strong candidate for which ever pathway I choose.... https://t.co/1kkzNzYHQg

21/06/19

Aleandro: This event has really inspired me as it has given me a better and more focused idea of what I want to do in future. I spoke with the ITV about how important it is to make decisions now and it has really got me thinking about alternative pathways such as apprenticeships https://t.co/esa2LkCSs7

21/06/19

Students at Chobham Academy meeting employers from business across London https://t.co/lf6h6pCdaO

21/06/19

Chobham Academy Careers networking event https://t.co/JOvOmYoBLq

21/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The year 7 football inter-house has just started with all 8 tutor groups entering a mixed boys and girls squad ⚽️ https://t.co/2BWuDxZc0o

21/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

A massive thank you to for hosting this afternoon with the Summer Games preparation. https://t.co/9RARl27ZRW

21/06/19

Retweetd From Peter Huntley

Heading to Chobham Academy to speak about working in theatre. https://t.co/mOu9bHMLlU

21/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

What an evening of year 7 football! After all group stage, 1/4 final & semi final fixtures have been played. It is down to the final on Monday between 7H6 & 7A1. Who will take home the 1000 pillar points & their tutor groups name on the inter-house shield? ⚽️🏆 https://t.co/XxwweQYZaA

20/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

A mixture of year 9,10 & 6th form students have made their way down to Stratford to take part in the Summer games 🏋️‍♀️💪 https://t.co/IqOt9ltd7t

20/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

With the first round of the Summer games completed the students have started their second round of timed group circuits. 🏋️‍♀️💪 https://t.co/uml9aHXHNI

20/06/19

After debating fantastically at the English Speaking Union’s debating competition yesterday, Chobham debate team is through to the national finals next month. Good luck team! https://t.co/DC0n9Jw62Q

19/06/19

This years Academy musical, School of Rock is nearly upon us! 3/4th July, 18:00. Tickets available from secondary reception, £2 students and £3 for adults.

18/06/19

Give seedlings and plants a nitrogen boost by stirring leftover coffee grounds into the soil or also can mix it into your watering can. It acts as a plant's CPR! Leftover coffee grounds can also be used in vegetable garden for fertilizer and to repel insects.

18/06/19

Retweetd From Study with UWTSD

Hello there! If you are at the East London UCAS exhibition today, come over for a chat and pick up a prospectus at stand 126. We'd love to see you at an open day too. Join us & enjoy learning more : https://t.co/dvRsqvuYDk https://t.co/mDLL7lmVzu

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Academy Admissions

Chobham Academy is a state comprehensive school which welcomes children of all backgrounds and abilities.

Chobham consists of a nursery with 52 equivalent full time admissions; a primary phase of 630 students; Years 7-11 made up of 900 students a sixth form of 300 students.

Our annual admissions number of Reception is 90 children, for Year 7 204 children and for Year 12 150 students.

Year 7 admissions will be made up of 90 children moving up from the Chobham primary phase together with 114 external admissions. External Year 7 places are allocated on the basis of a banding system to ensure that a fair distribution of children of all academic abilities are admitted to the Academy each year. All external applicants for a Year 7 place at Chobham are invited to undertake a standardised reasoning test in the autumn term prior to admission. On the basis of these tests, applicants are then placed into ability bands. A proportion of children from each band are then offered a place at Chobham in line with the criteria set out in the Academy’s Admissions Policy (see below).

Academy Admissions Contact Details

Telephone: 0203 747 6060 ext. 6094
Email: admissions@chobhamacademy.org.uk 
Address: Chobham Academy, 40 Cheering Lane, Stratford, London E20 1BD

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In-Year Admissions for entry from September

If you wish to apply for an in-year admission (that is entry to any year group at any stage in the school year, other than to Reception, Year 7 or the Sixth form in September 2018) From 1st July 2018, Chobham Academy will be part of London Borough of Newham's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme which means that all applications including in year (casual admissions) are to be made via London Borough of Newham website which you can access below.  If you are new to the area, you are advised to complete an in-year application form from Newham Admissions Team to ensure that you get offered a place at another school if Chobham Academy is not able to offer your child a place.  The 2018/19 admissions arrangements which include treatment of in year admissions can be found at the footer of this page. 


Admission for entry from September 2019

For children wanting to join the academy in 2019/20 academic year, please download the policy below. If you would like to view the map, of the East Village, that is mentioned in the policy this is available to download below.

If you have any questions please email admissions@chobhamacademy.org.uk

Email pupilservices@newham.gov.uk or ring 020 8430 2000 when you have moved in to allow Newham to update their records.

Admission for entry from September 2019 (2019/20 current academic year)


New to Nursery & Reception Open Days:

Thursday 22nd November 4.30-5.30pm

Thursday 17th January 9.45-10.45am

Thursday 14th February 4.30-5.30pm

Thursday 21st March 9.45-10.45

Please confirm your place at any of the above open days via email to info@chobhamacademy.org.uk.

Nursery Application

The academy deals directly with nursery admissions. We accept applications once the child has turned 2 years old.

If the child turns 3 years old in the term after September then they are due to start nursery the coming September.

The nursery is split into morning session and afternoon sessions with 52 applicants in each session.

Nursery morning session: 8.30-11.30am.

Nursery afternoon session: 12.30am-3.30am.

Applications are to be made directly to The Academy and can be found at the bottom of this page.

Reception Applications

The Academy has an admission number of 90 in Reception for September 2019.

Applications for places in Reception should be made on the home Local Authority’s Common Application Form. These are accessible on the LA’s website and should be submitted in accordance with the LA’s published deadlines for applications (normally early to mid-January before the academic year in which the child is eligible for entry).

Reception Key Dates  
15th January 2019 CAF forms returned to home Local Authority
16th April 2019 Local Authority informs Parents/Carers of allocated school
16th  April 2019 National Offer Day
16th May 2019 Reception Appeal Paper Deadline
From 10th June  Appeal Hearings
1st  September 2019 Waiting Lists close and are replaced by casual admissions waiting lists. Parents/Carers will need to re-apply as a casual admission if a place is still required.

Closing date for 2019/20 applications: Tuesday 15th January 2019

Applications are to be made via Newham council at www.newham.gov.uk/schooladmissions

 

Reception admission for entry from September 2019

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Documents/Education%20and%20learning/Pan-LondonCo-ordinatedAdmissionSystem.pdf

Chobham Academy operates an extensive waiting list for in year admissions from Reception to Year 6. Please contact our admissions officer, Mrs Chowdhury at Admissions@chobhamacademy.org.uk if you require further information or would like to request an in year application pack.

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Year 7 Applications

The Academy has an admission number of 114 in Year 7. The full age group is 204 but 90 pupils are already present in Year 6 and transition automatically into Year 7. 

For admission into Year 7 in September 2019, parents and carers are required to complete an application form (known as the “Common Application Form” CAF) which will be sent to them by their local authority.  No applications direct to the Academy can be accepted.

Parents are strongly advised to read carefully the full Academy Admissions Policy 2019-2020 (see at the bottom of the page) and information and advice from the local authority. The main points to remember are:

  • You must submit an application form to your Local Education Authority if applying on line by 31 October 2018 A place at any secondary school can only be offered if an application has been received.
  • Think carefully about the order in which you place your chosen schools on the form.  You should enter your most preferred school first on the list. 
  • You will be invited to a testing day on 14th December, this is a non-verbal reasoning test and ensures places are offered to all bands of ability.
  • Be sure to include at least 3 different schools on your preference form.

On 1st March 2019, the local authority will notify you of the school where your child has been offered a place.  If you are happy with the offer, you MUST ACCEPT this place by returning the acceptance form to the Admissions Administrator at the Academy.

If you are unhappy that you did not receive an offer of a school place at Chobham Academy, you have the right to lodge an independent appeal with us. You have until Friday 29th March to submit an appeal form. All appeals will be heard in May/June 2019.

Primary to secondary transition for entry from September 2019

Pan London Schemes for 2019-20 

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Documents/Education%20and%20learning/Pan-LondonCo-ordinatedAdmissionSystem.pdf

Deadlines

  • 21 October 2018 -  deadline for paper applications to be received by Pupil Services (this is the date the form must be received by Pupil Services not the date posted).   This only applies where the applicant is applying direct not where they have delivered to their primary school. 
  • 31 October 2018  - national closing day and deadline for applying on-line (11.59pm)

We are pleased to announce that our Year 6 Open Evening will be held on Wednesday 26th September 2018 from 4.30pm – 7.30pm. Booking is NOT required for the opening evening.

7-11 Prospectus


Sixth Form Applications

Please visit the Sixth Form page on our website for more information on how to apply for a Sixth Form place.

Our Post 16 Opening Evening will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018. The evening will be open to internal students from 4.30pm – 6.30pm and for external students from 6.30pm until 7.30pm. Booking is NOT required for either session of the open evening.

Sixth Form Entry Requirements 2017/18

Course Level Requirements
4 A Levels 7 A* - C grades in full course GCSE subjects.
3 A Levels 5 A* - C grades in full course GCSE subjects.
4 A Level / BTEC Level 3 Combination Combination of 7 A* - C grades at GCSE or merit or above in BTEC subjects.
3 A Level / BTEC Level 3 Combination Combination of 5 A* - C grades at GCSE or merit or above in BTEC subjects.
  A Levels require a B grade in a relevant GCSE subject.
BTEC Level 3 subjects 5 A* - C grades at GCSE or equivalent, with at least a Merit or C grade in a relevant BTEC/GCSE.

Specific Requirements- A Levels

Course Level Requirements
Maths Any student wishing to study A Level Maths from a GCSE grade B will have to pass an algebra test to assess their suitability for the course.
English Literature Students taking English GCSE double award should have a minimum of a B grade in English Literature and a B grade in English Language. If doing the English GCSE single award, a minimum of a B grade is required.
Science Based Subjects

Students taking GCSE Double Award Science must have at least a BB grade for Core and Additional Science as well as a B grade or above in relevant subject modules.

Students taking GCSE Separate Sciences must have at least a B grade in the relevant Science subject.

For sixth form enquiries please email sixthformadmissions@chobhamacademy.org.uk.

Post 16 Prospectus

Appeals Process


Parent(s) wishing to appeal against the Academy’s decision on admissions, for any year group, should complete an Appeal Form (see below) stating the reason for the appeal, based on the published Admissions Criteria.

If you wish to appeal you must contact the Admissions Officer at the Academy who will send you an appeals form to complete.

Completed forms should be sent to the Clerk to Governors at Chobham Academy, 40 Cheering Lane, Stratford, London, E20 1BD.

Completed appeal forms for Year 7 appeal forms must be received by The Academy by 31st March 2019 and completed appeal forms for Reception must be received by The Academy by 14th May 2019.

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an Independent appeal Panel. The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make an appointment within a reasonable time, Appeals may be made in English or the Parents’/Carers’ first language.

  • Only one appeal per application is allowed.
  • Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend.

The Appeal Hearing

The Independent Appeals Panel will then consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.  

The Panel will consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The Panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy. They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The Panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy’s reasons for refusal i.e. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.  

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the Parents.

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