Tim our PGCE trainee, demonstrates some fantastic co-ordination skills by getting his year 7 class to play a class ensemble of the famous Ode To Joy. Students worked brilliantly, increasing their confidence, memory, attention and concentration skills.


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Together, we are stronger 💛


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Every act of kindness makes a difference. Let's help create a happier world this December with our Kindness Calendar. Please use & share 💕🌎🎄


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Here's a starting point for leaders in beginning to uncover what matters, and starting ongoing conversations about it (from Counsell, C. 'seeing a curriculum more clearly: better conversations with middle leaders' in (ed.) the Guide to the Curriculum)


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This December transform your world through loving kindness. 📅 Find the high resolution version and multiple formats of this calendar here:


Mini-whiteboards are an invaluable tool for teachers, as they both engage students and allow the teacher to check students' understanding. Nazrana uses mini-whiteboards with her year 7 class, she can see all written or drawn responses simultaneously as every student participates.


Our Year 11s and Year 13s are coping with the challenges of mocks brilliantly. As they enter the second week of mocks we just want to share 's guide on looking after their mental health during exams and revision


Taken from Teaching Walkthrus book, our teachers have been trialling out two specific techniques-Say it again better and Peer supported retrieval. Feedback from staff and students have been fantastic as these techniques aid students to produce high quality verbal responses.


We are looking forward to our annual BOSS day tomorrow. We have made an update to the dress code policy: Students wishing to wear Islamic dress should wear a simple and a which are not over embellished.


As our Year 11 and 13 students begin their mock exams we want to share 's guide on how to look after your mental health during revision and exams:


One kind word can change someone's entire day . It is something we can all do everyday. When was the last time you went out of your way to be ?


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There is a strong link between mental health and bullying. Young people who have experienced bullying are more likely to experience mental health issues and those who have mental health issues are more likely to be bullied.


An interesting podcast recently shared with out PGCE students - Dr. James Lang has six recommendations in this podcast about how we can better understand student attention and how we can get their attention while we teach.


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New SEND steering group, including the , chief and director of education Chris Russell will ensure the delayed review will be delivered 'at pace' , says


Have you stopped to consider what you might need to quit?


Students learning about tilting and toppling in physics, this method of dual coding works really well as students understand the concepts through the combination of visual and verbal processing. It also improves students' retention of information.


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Reminder: Your intrusive thoughts don't get to define you. They have no grounding in who you really are. Don't let them throw you off your track.


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Books are a fantastic way to help children with anxiety and to spark conversations about mental health in general. We asked Georgina Atwell, founder of the UK’s leading children’s book review site, Toppsta, for her top recommendations of books to help📚


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Are you a young person aged up to 25 looking for support for your mental health? On My Mind is a website co-produced with young people, which includes advice on referrals, working with services, self-care & a directory of free services across the UK👉

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Pupil Premium

Catch-up premium

Chobham Primary Academy has been allocated £46,000 from the government catch-up premium fund. This money will be spent in line with our catch-up priorities during the 2020/21 academic year.

We aim to ensure that:

·       Vulnerable students in 2021/2022 exam year groups are effectively prepared for their statutory assessments

·       Progress in reading is accelerated to minimise the impact of lost learning

·       All students have access to technology and a wide range of online learning subscriptions are utilised to boost progress across the curriculum   




Measure of impact

Easter School for vulnerable students in Year 2, 4 and all of Y6.

Additional teaching to fill specific gaps in the curriculum necessary for success in KS1 and 2 SATS and Y4 MTC


KS1 and 2 SATS and Y4 MTC data (2021)

Agency teaching cover

To release Chobham teachers to provide quality first interventions for vulnerable students in 2022 exam year groups and across the academy


Y1 PSC, KS1 and 2 SATS and Y4 MTC data (2022)


HeadStart test data in all year groups (2022)

Phonics resources in EYFS and Y1/2

-RWI virtual classroom

-Home reading books

-Magnetic boards to support initial reading in EYFS

-RWI virtual classroom – teaching platform to support home learning and staff training

-Home reading books matching sounds to support students’ reading fluency

-Magnetic boards to support quality first teaching and reading progress in EYFS


-Half termly RWI assessments to track progress through the scheme

(students should advance to a new group upon each assessment)



Maths Facts in a Flash  subscription

(3 year subscription)

-To accelerate progress in maths by developing students’ quick recall and mental maths skills e.g. times tables and number facts


KS1 and 2 SATS data in maths and Y4 MTC data


HeadStart maths test data in all year groups


-To provide access to home learning for isolating students

-To utilise a wide range of subscriptions used to support progress across the curriculum e.g. Accelerated Reader, Maths Facts in a Flash, Purple Mash, LEXIA


KS1 and 2 SATS and Y4 MTC data


HeadStart test data in all year groups



New fully resourced primary library

-To develop a love of reading across the academy

-To encourage students to read widely and at length for pleasure

-To develop reading fluency and comprehension

-To accelerate progress in reading


KS1 and 2 SATS data in reading


HeadStart reading test data in all year groups


Termly STAR reader tests in Y3-6