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02/07/20

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Budding architects & engineers in east London, L👀K East Summer School programme! https://t.co/cGppRVHlkX

30/06/20

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

29/06/20

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! https://t.co/cyh1eczUpK

29/06/20

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

22/06/20

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! https://t.co/3hVvfVnWhS

19/06/20

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

18/06/20

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

18/06/20

Well done to everyone who took part in Chobham's Got Talent. Congratulations to Vishal (Year 11) and Kaviru (Year 11)won the student competition and Ms Soni took first place for the staff.

18/06/20

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Congratulations and well done to your entire team https://t.co/TnTzvqnIcA

17/06/20

We are delighted to announce that Chobham has achieved the School Wellbeing Award for our ongoing work on staff and student wellbeing. Well done to all involved!

17/06/20

And Miss Kibela supporting the students to improve their media coursework https://t.co/7eUVFgzcE6

17/06/20

Showing our newest member of the History team what excellent learners our students are https://t.co/CT6e1uKryP

16/06/20

The secondary assembly theme for this week is ‘Making Choices: easy vs morally correct?

15/06/20

We would welcome ideas or opportunities from you all for future wellbeing bulletins so please do send them through to e.robinson.org.uk

15/06/20

This week’s edition of the wellbeing bulletin has been emailed home to parents and parents today. It is full of ideas for everyone in the family.

15/06/20

With the start of a new week we want to celebrate the amazing completion of 25,597 questions in week 3 through Home Learning tasks. Congratulations to the top 3 most improved classes! Let's keep up the good work in week 4! https://t.co/7kvmL3Za9D

15/06/20

Students and teachers enjoyed seeing each other and some super learning https://t.co/v7WllaN7YK

15/06/20

Great first day back for Chobham Year 12 https://t.co/AZeWwbrAAT

15/06/20

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We love seeing this commitment to learning 💪Well done for all your hard work this year! https://t.co/mTDp8czYfi

15/06/20

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To all of the GCSE PE students at . This is an excellent resource to help with your revision. https://t.co/4Wdo4VLZBY

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    Posted on December 2nd 2019

    Chobham No Pen Day

    In our every changing social milieu. In a world dominated by tweets, emails, instant chats – for students stabbing digits into a keypad all day has become as everyday as a political scandal. So, on Thursday, the whole academy took the conscious decision to embrace the art of oracy!

    Kj“It was so different! Exciting – kind of made me think about my answers in a different way,” claimed Chloe in YR9. “We debated everything from the environment, to impact of Victorian literature to euthanasia. It really opened up our class and helped me learn a lot about my peers’ and opinions on the world we live in.’

    No Pens Day is now a movement. Recent studies show it has reached a total of over 7,000 schools and settings since it started in 2011. A recent poll of the some of the inner-city schools that participate 80% of respondents said that taking part in No Pens Day Wednesday raised their awareness of speech, language and communication needs, whilst 96% said they'd do things differently around school as a result of their involvement. Moreover 19% of respondents they had identified pupils who were struggling with spoken language that they'd not known about before.

    Chatting to the English Department, a myriad of planning and thought went into “No Pens Day” and the consideration of what they wanted to achieve from these innovative English lessons proved quite enlightening. “Considering the traditional structure of a large amount of English, predominately students will end up picking up a pen to finalise their thoughts or analysis. However, the freedom of this day has really allowed my students to consider their answers in a much more ontological, wide reacting and original manner. The results have been genuinely fascinating and have really reflected upon how I can incorporate this further into my pedagogy!’ Ms Osman stated. ‘I used Drama in my lesson! I forgot how much fun it was for out student in KS4 to bring a play to alive. It really helped them consider what a particular character’s motivations are?’ Ms O’Donnell, beamed after teaching her YR10 “An Inspector Calls.”

    A recent study states, “one of the largest barriers for students getting on in life is a lack of eloquence or inability to order or express their thoughts. Employers put confident oral communication at the top of their requirements, however, it’s seldom taught in schools.” Oracy is a skill. It can be taught and honed. Through discussion, debate students are more equip to not only to deal with their GCSE answers in a more critical and evaluate manner, but to prepare them for their future employment.

    “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” The importance of them being able to debate, argue and get their point across on the global issues facing our planet have never been more vital.

    “Next year we would like to have a parent workshop where they could join in some of the activities. “Mr Ward suggested, hoping the freedom and fun in the lessons would encourage parents really come and join in some debate, discussion and discourse.

    So, is Chobham mightier than the pen? On Thursday 28th November, for one day only at least, we think was…