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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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Year 8 Preferences

Year 8 GCSE Preferences 2018-2019

At Chobham Academy we offer a three-year Key Stage Four programme. This allows students to study in depth their chosen subjects and go beyond the basics in the GCSE syllabus. For many of our students this is the first time in their academic career they have made a choice about their education. It is important students alongside their parents make an informed choice. For that reason, the process is spread out over the spring term to allow a considered choice to be made. 

 

Key dates during the Spring Term for the Option Choices process

 

Thursday 31st January

Year 8 GCSE Preference Launch Event

The GCSE Options process will be launched to parents and carers. Options Booklet and Form will be issued. (Avaliable to download at the bottom of this page).

Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th January

Year 8 Options Assembly

Year 8 students will receive two special assemblies in which they will receive information on the GCSE subjects available at Chobham from subject leaders. (Presentation avaliable at the bottom of this page).

Monday 25th February

Monday 4th March

‘Try Before You Buy’ Taster Lessons

A series of taster lessons, where students will be able to choose four subjects over the two events.  The event will take place from 3pm-4.10pm.

Tutor Time in February and March

 

Careers Guidance linked to Subject choices

Students will work through a programme of study sessions.  They will receive advice and guidance from their tutors, careers advisor and also Y12 prefects.

Wednesday 13th March

Year 8 Parent Consultation Evening.

 

An opportunity for you and your child to further explore different subject areas and ask questions about the process as a whole, whilst also receiving feedback on your child’s progress in Y8. 

Each child and parent will also meet with a member of the Academy Leadership Team to ensure that the choices they make are both informed and appropriate.

Monday 18th March

Preference forms returned to form tutors.

 

 

 

Early July

Your child will be informed of their GCSE subjects.

 

 

 

Any questions about the preference process should be directed in the first instance to Mr Eyre, Assistant Prinicipal, at G.Eyre@chobhamacademy.org.uk.