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24/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Well done to the year 8 boys football team who won this afternoon in the Newham league against a strong side. Well done to all whom played. ⚽️ https://t.co/eHn7D1q5dj

23/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

A peaceful classroom for Miss Soni as her year 9 class explore the benefits of mindfulness though yoga and meditation during their PE lesson. 🧘 https://t.co/eofrdzXKhU

23/01/20

Retweetd From Harris Experience

HE Year 10 students conducting their own experiment into genetic heritability and DNA yesterday during a fantastic masterclass yesterday. We are very grateful to for hosting the day, our students absolutely loved it! https://t.co/PXqlwyeMxE

23/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The Year 11s GCSE PE group are back for their final assessment in rock climbing. https://t.co/vNSp5fWpX9

23/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

A creative task set by Miss Ellis this morning as she teaches her year 8 girls the technique of the dig in volleyball, with a key focus of encouraging accuracy and control throughout the pass. https://t.co/xVYRR7tpbM

23/01/20

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Our & are visiting their second placement schools today! A huge THANK YOU to the brilliant Managing Mentors and their teams for making everyone so welcome! https://t.co/iRNGS7nZyP

23/01/20

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Our , & are at for their twilight training tonight! A fantastic setting for the evening! https://t.co/y3xbmfWR0V

22/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The CTEC sports students have a packed day out at the University of Brighton. Getting a greater understanding of Sporting courses at university level https://t.co/Vqilzq7akE

22/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The CTEC sports students have had a jammed pack day gaining valuable first hand experience on university sporting course that the Univesity if Brighton have to offer.Many thanks to for inviting the sports students down. https://t.co/RJolZdHz00

21/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

6th form student Lloyd showing his fellow peers a masterclass in archery 🏹 https://t.co/EF2JqAAaBM

21/01/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

No PowerPoint at today and the CTEC sports students are out for a day of archery at as part of their Unit 18 Outdoor Adventurous Activities (OAA) module. 🏹 https://t.co/xiWxVBPOLW

21/01/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

There's just 24hrs left to watch champion pupils at win the title of the 'UK's smartest school' in CBBC's Top Class. Here's their specialist round on Martin Luther King Jr from the live grand final which they won 38-18! Well done Sid, Aadam, Nagu and Anya 🌟🏆 https://t.co/VXIc380rWX

21/01/20

Retweetd From James Handscombe

This is what I like to see! Great knowledge.

21/01/20

Retweetd From David Bather Woods

Well done ! https://t.co/z8qABDxEfE

21/01/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation Computer Science Consultant Team

Excellent, and much deserved! https://t.co/I4D85ZDw2F https://t.co/jHf429AJ8i

20/01/20

Retweetd From Action On Sugar

Thank you to all supporters of ! If you are getting involved in the week, make sure to use the hashtag so we can see your posts. https://t.co/KjHHKJPlHj https://t.co/lN3awoAIuX

20/01/20

Retweetd From Action On Sugar

Welcome to Day 1 of ! Did you know that switching half of your sugary cereal for a low sugar variety could save you around 1.5tsp of sugar? How are you reducing your sugar this week? https://t.co/ZwtY6FrSgm

17/01/20

5 of the team are presenting their plans to an advisor to and 70 other students https://t.co/J9WEBgMQP2

17/01/20

school council are offices in Stratford today planning their Youth Travel Ambassador campaigns for the year https://t.co/p7372W7YmF

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Independent Learning

At Chobham Academy, we place a high emphasis on developing our students as learners. As well as being interested and engaged in the classroom, we want to help nurture young people who are able to learn for themselves and who enjoy learning.

We are conscious that Chobham students will move on from school into an exciting, fast-changing world filled with opportunities. Our students will be truly global citizens and it is vital that they are equipped with the skills to learn effectively throughout their lives.

So what are these Independent Learning skills we are seeking to cultivate?

Firstly, curiosity; we want to develop students who love learning for its own sake. Young children are excited to find out about the world around them. The most frequent question they ask is ‘why?’ This is partly why young children learn quickly. We want to maintain this excitement and interest in learning as our students move through their secondary careers.

Next, resilience; young people need to be able to work things out for themselves and to know what they should do when they encounter difficulties in their learning. Getting stuck is part of the learning process. At Chobham, we want to help students become problem solvers with the determination and strategies to persist until they have found a way to make progress.

Resourcefulness is also very important. At Chobham, we seek to develop young people who can think for themselves and do so under pressure. We want our students to be able to look at issues from differing perspectives and choose the best resource to find solutions.

Effective study skills make a big difference too. Our students will be more confident and successful learners if they know how to study for themselves. Learning and revision techniques form a key part of our wider curriculum at Chobham. We also emphasise to students the importance of being able to study effectively alone as well as in a classroom environment.

We also encourage our students to have a wide range of interests, both in and out of school. In particular, reading for pleasure is an excellent way of building up a reservoir of knowledge, understand and emotional literacy.

The development of life long Independent Learning skills also has a practical value in school. Students become better problem solvers in their lessons and their concentration improves. They are also better prepared to revise alone, thus creating a positive impact upon examination results.

Homework

Also, on a practical level, we set homework for all students at Chobham and expect them to complete it regularly and to the best of their ability.