We are excited to find out we have received a grant from to enhance our enrichment offering with Latin next school year. Thank you !


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We have extended the deadline for our Year 6 Virtual Sports Day!! If you want to get involved please send in your entries by THURSDAY 16th JULY! Well done to all who have taken part so far!! 🥇🥈🥉🏆


On Tuesday evening Mr. Whitworth hosted a back to school briefing for parents where he answered questions about September that had been submitted ahead of time, if you were unable to attend you can watch a recording on our YouTube channel


Thank you so much for all your hard work over this school year. You have collectively answered over half a million questions on hegartymaths! A big well done to our top 8 classes.


To access more exciting content from Chobham Academy, please visit and subscribe to our YouTube Channel


Our new Year 7 cohort have been given a copy of the text to read over the summer break and we are hoping they will enjoy reading along with members of staff.


Follow the link below to find our read-along resource for 'The Boy at the Back of the Class' by Onjali Rauf


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"Until we educate the entire human race, this thing will not stop." Michael Holding delivers a powerful message, explaining why .


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It’s been an amazing year for PE. What a way to round off the 2019/20 academic year looking through some of sporting and classroom monents that have been caught on camera.📚⚽️🏐🧗🧘‍♀️⛹️


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A fantastic Digital Final tonight saw Láura Prochnow take third place with her speech 'Láura NOT Laura'. Well done Láura! via


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Year 6s who are joining us next year - don’t forget to get your scores in for our Virtual Sports Day!! Deadline is this Friday!!!!


This week’s Wellbeing Bulletin has been sent home. As usual it is packed with ideas to support you, your family and friends so please do share it.


Celebrating students' maths work . A well deserved congratulations to last week's top 3 classes for all your efforts!


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Budding architects & engineers in east London, L👀K East Summer School programme!


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Thank you all, appreciate all you are doing and support.


With the start of a new week we want to celebrate the amazing completion of 21,964 questions in week 5 through Home Learning tasks.Congratulations to the 10X-Ma2 for earning the top slot for the first time! Let's keep up the good work in week 5!


Our well-being bulletin is being sent home to parents today. We hope you find this useful!


With the start of a new week we want to celebrate the amazing completion of 23,584 questions in week 4 through Home Learning tasks. Congratulations to the top 3 most improved classes! Let's keep up the good work in week 5!


Quotes from students below about their learning experiences at school today It has been great to get some face to face feedback on my composition Being able to discuss and debate face to face and in real time with my peers


A special congratulations to Vishal who won the vote of the guest judge with his fantastic magic tricks!

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Posted on November 1st 2019

Black History Month

In October, Chobham Academy students were yet again treated to a thorough array of innovative and exciting experiences to mark the celebration of Black History Month 2019.

As a result of the historian and author Paula Perry’s visit to the academy last year to promote her best-selling book “Black British History”, Chobham’s Learning Resources Centre is fully stocked with this book for both staff and students to enjoy and learn more about an exciting and interesting black history that developed in Britain.

Staff also took part in a thought provoking and meaningful conversation with each other named an “Inspire Me Staff Talk” about the Black British experience in this country not just for adults, but for the students that are taught at the academy, and what they as a staff body can further do to support these students with their experience inside and outside of school.

The historian Tony Warner visited us once again to deliver an interactive and fun assembly and workshops to Year 10 about a vast and hidden world black history. From Obelisks to the exportation of sugar, Year 10 were really able to get stuck in with learning more about the opportunities that have been offered by many great known and unknown figures from the black community across the world and through time.

The Year 12 History students were also treated by what Tony Warner could offer, as they took part in his bespoke Black History Walk and tour of London, where students were able to open their eyes and minds to the contributions of both Africans and Caribbeans in Britain.

The Performing Arts department put on yet another amazing Black History Month performance evenings. The talent displayed by students was outstanding as they celebrated in a vibrant and fun way, the amazing attributes of the global Black community. From speeches, singing to dance group performances, all would agree it was a night not to be missed.

World renowned picture book illustrator Dapo Adeola joined our Year 7 and 8 students to teach them about vibrant black superheroes and how to draw some of their own. They were also able to create a character together as a class with the exceptional skills of Dapo. Please check out his published best seller publications “Look Up” and “The Last Last-Day-of-Summer”.

Ensuring that most, if not all, of the senses were delighted, Chobham Academy also dedicated their Friday lunch menu to Black History Month, by cooking up a delicious lunch menu of Jerk chicken, rice and peas, plantain, coleslaw and puff-puff for desert.

Last but not least, every year group from Year 7 to Year 13, were treated to an innovative assembly led by Mrs Kibela-Purnell about the wonderful and inspirational horse warrior and princess who became a queen – Yennenga. The assembly provided all students with a sense of pride and a factual story about African Royalty.

We hope that your children were able to share their Black History Month experiences with you at home. Please keep these amazing conversations current at home and throughout the year.

Mrs Kibela-Purnell