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Welcome back, from Janette, our Principal

Welcome back to all the students and teachers, we have had a great welcome from Lavender Walk who have missed the teachers hugely - and greeted them with bribes of chocolate to make them promise they would not go away again!

At the other hospitals, there has been a holiday programme each day staffed by the learning mentors, teaching assistants, our famous artist of course and also we welcomed back two of our students who have worked through the school holidays with great energy and verve bringing much fun and laughter to the summer.  Thank you all so very much, from the reports from the wards and especially Collingham it is clear your ideas and presence supported the nursing team.


IT Support Engineer vacancy

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We have a vacancy for an IT support engineer. Are you looking for a new challenge in a creative and unpredictable environment?  Would you like to put your advanced IT skills to good use in our hospital school covering 7 sites in west London?  Are you interested in and fascinated by IT systems?  

Thanks Lush!

A big thank you to 
@LushVictoria for bringing their magic to our hospital school. They ran an amazing workshop for our children over the summer holidays, teaching us how to make blackberry and treasure chest bath-bombs! Thanks, Lush, you are amazing!

Volunteer driver wanted

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We are looking for one or two experienced minibus driver volunteers, with a clean driving license. If you have some time to spare on Wednesdays (9.30am - 12.00) and/or Fridays from (12-4pm) we would love to hear from you. MiDAS training provided. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 0203 315 8672 /3

30 year celebrations!

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Janette's speech at our celebration of 30 years of the Chelsea Community Hospital School. Thank you to everyone who came along to join us in our celebrations and an extra special thank you to Nissa who organised the whole event. :)

New partnership with Adopt a School chef

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We are delighted to announce our new partnership with The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts’ Adopt a School Trust. Chef Ashley Marsh, will deliver food education sessions to young people at Lavender Walk, our adolescent mental health unit. Read here for all the details.

Congratulations to Lloyd!

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Congratulations to Lloyd who was Ordained as a Deacon by the Bishop of  Ely on the 30th June 2019. On a beautiful sunlit day in the magnificent Ely Cathedral with its exquisite stained glass windows, we were honoured as members of CCHS and former colleagues of Lloyd to be in invited to be witnesses as he was ordained as a Deacon.

Thank you!

Thank you to Lysiane and family for kindly donating an electric piano to our school - just when our old one broke!

Open Day


Come to our Open Day and find out all about our Hospital School on 27th June from 4pm - 6pm at our Chelsea and Westminster school site.  Please let Karen know if you would like to attend on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 02033158672

Happy Easter!

Students and staff came together for an Easter celebration in the Chapel of St Stephen at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Students shared their work: poetry and singing. Happy Easter from all of us!

Charity Volunteers Needed

Do you live locally to Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and have a couple of hours to spare? Would you like to help out on our charity stall we run every Tuesday from 11-1? If this sounds of interest to you please come and talk initially to Su or Ann on a Tuesday morning.

We visit the foodbank

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Our students went to visit the new Kensington & Chelsea foodbank, @KFoodbank, taking boxes of food and non-food items to donate. We learned so much about how foodbanks work, and we hope to take more items for their official launch.

Thank you Listening Books!

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Many thanks to Listening Books who have donated a Bluetooth speaker and a tablet with access to their library of hundreds of teen and YA titles, fiction and non-fiction, for schoolwork or simple listening/reading for pleasure. We’re going to roll this out in the New Year and are very excited about it!

Lavender Walk

Lavender Walk is the newest member of Chelsea Community Hospital School. It is a dedicated unit for young people with mental health difficulties aged 13 to 18.  It provides inpatient care for up to twelve young people and there is a day programme for an additional four young people more info

Hilton Cake Sale

A huge thank you to Alex, Jana and Katerina from Hilton Kensington and Hilton Olympia for organising a cake sale and raising £333 for our school charity.

More Articles ...

  1. 'Back to School' Newsletter
  2. We are selected as a finalist!
  3. Janette Judges Dog Show
  4. Blue Class Fundraiser
  5. Supporting students with dyspraxia
  6. National Writing Day
  7. Supporting students with dyslexia
  8. Thank you Southbank International School
  9. Supporting students with psychosis and bipolar disorder
  10. Thank you to our wonderful charity volunteers!
  11. We continue to be 'Outstanding'!
  12. Harry Potter Museum
  13. Thank you!
  14. Thanks Oscar's Book Prize!
  15. Thank you Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce
  16. Help us bring music making to children on hospital wards
  17. Thank you RBKC Mayor Marie-Therese Rossi
  18. Easter Celebration
  19. Thank-you to the Chelsea Rotary Club
  20. Vacancies for Maths, Science and English teachers
  21. Fourth Plinth Schools Award
  22. Thank you Royal Russell School Carol singers!
  23. Thank you Royal Russell School
  24. Help Jay fundraise for our school charity in 3 Peaks Challenge
  25. Thank you Southbank International School
  26. Thank-you to The Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea
  27. The Portland Hospital and The Harley Street Clinic
  28. School News from Janette, our Principal
  29. Thank you Rotary in London
  30. Xmas Raffle
  31. Pearly Queen visits our charity stall
  32. Xmas raffle tickets!
  33. Christmas Carol Service
  34. Cycle training project
  35. Earl's Court Community Christmas Carol Service
  36. Have you got payroll experience?
  37. You could be a school governor
  38. Russian Hospital School Conference
  39. The 1st All Russian Conference on Hospital Education
  40. Thank you Bassett House School
  41. Our new interactive displays
  42. Charlotte's Uganda placement
  43. Summer Residential Trip
  44. Farewell Lloyd
  45. Thank you Waitrose
  46. Writers' Ink hits one hundred!
  47. Our colleague from Vienna's experience of job-shadowing
  48. Charity volunteers cake sale
  49. Thank you Olivia!
  50. Term and holiday dates
  51. Thank You!
  52. Supporting children with muscular dystrophy
  53. Parks Police Service Dog Show
  54. Choral Festival - Our Lady Of Victories Kensington
  55. Origami Making Workshops
  56. Thank you to everyone who helped us raise money for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.
  57. Thank you to The Future Mapping Company
  58. Thank you to our volunteers
  59. CCHS Superhero Fun Run
  60. Supporting children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.
  61. Thank you Waitrose
  62. Thank you Tesco
  63. Celebrating World Book Day at CW
  64. Brian at the Brompton
  65. World Book Day
  66. Staff explore virtual reality
  67. Well at School Spring Newsletter
  68. Trip to Hamleys
  69. TOYS
  70. Supporting students with Kidney conditions
  71. EPiH-Net
  72. Thank you Scribbler
  73. Thank you to Duke of York Square
  74. Happy New Year
  75. Thank you!
  76. Christingle Celebrations
  77. Volunteers wanted
  78. The Bigger Picture
  79. Christmas Charity Cards
  80. Thank you Joskos
  81. Children in Need stall
  82. A huge thank you to Francis Holland School
  83. Read the Well at School Autumn Newsletter
  84. Barefoot Billion - the film
  85. Check out new writing on our blog
  86. Janette arrives in Chile
  87. FCCHS Newsletter
  88. Janette's Newsletter
  89. Students' end of year celebration meal
  90. We say farewell to Marie
  91. Growing courgettes in our community garden
  92. Martin receives Long Service Award
  93. Rachael's Summer Reads
  94. A huge thank-you to our charity volunteers
  95. Open Day- thanks to our students!
  96. Blake's Mosaics
  97. Congratulations to our Cass Art Prizewinners!
  98. Charity Cake Sale 28th June
  99. 10th International HOPE Congress in Vienna
  100. Happy Birthday Janette!
  101. Writers' Ink
  102. Chelsea Gardening Club
  103. Easter Celebrations
  104. World Book Day 2016
  105. Big congratulations to our maths teacher Paul!
  106. Constellations Exhibition Opening
  107. Constellations - Music & Art inspired by Brompton Cemetery
  108. Thank you volunteers!
  109. Christingle at Chelsea and Westminster
  110. We celebrate our students' GCSE achievements
  111. Our new minibus has arrived!
  112. Many thanks to Ann, Fan, Melissa and Victoria on the cake stall!
  113. Jack and Kaylem feed the fish
  114. World Smile Day
  115. Autumn Well at School Newsletter
  116. Message from Gemma
  117. Congratulations Shaun!
  118. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  119. Olympic Velodrome visit
  120. Schools Art Exhibition
  121. Musical Time Machines
  122. Congratulations to Eddie our volunteer
  123. Big Green Footsteps final conference
  124. Learning in Hospital – From Chelsea to Cambridge
  125. Students ride at the Velodrome
  126. Students Grace & Frank receive awards
  127. Music with Wigmore Hall
  128. The lights-off event
  129. Brian Speirs receives Mayor's Award
  130. Art & Music in Partnership
  131. Virtual Tour of Collingham
  132. Finding the 'teachable' part of every child
  133. Charity Cake Sale
  134. World Book Day
  135. Art reach focus on: hospital schools
  136. Arts Award Week 2015
  137. HOPE News
  138. Christmas Activities
  139. Season's Greeting from all of us at CCHS
  140. A HUGE thank you to our fabulous volunteers!
  141. Together for education - HOPE Congress in Bucharest
  142. The Hoosiers perform for our students!
  143. Amazing Amy's Mudder Triumph!
  144. Goodbye Hadisa!
  145. Bully Free
  146. Budoor's poppy fundraiser
  147. Thanks for helping with our minibus!
  148. Ofsted report finds our school 'Outstanding'.
  149. 25th Celebrations
  150. 25th celebrations aboard the Solarshuttle
  151. Jennifer receives Pixl Special Award
  152. Hadisa at 'Guardians of the Galaxy’ Premier
  153. Congratulations to our students!
  154. Congratulations Shaun!
  155. Arts Award Week
  156. Leighton House schools art exhibition
  157. Many thanks to Harrods security team!
  158. Charity Ballet Screening
  159. The Rotary Club of Chelsea organise a Swiss music concert for the Hospital School
  160. The Rotary Clubs of Chelsea 'Spring into Summer' Concert in support of CCHS
  161. Congratulations to Collingham for QNIC Accreditation Status
  162. A Festival of Words
  163. Our staff visit Iceland
  164. A Royal Visit
  165. Cake Sale!
  166. We need your memories!
  168. Thank You to Paddington Rotary Club
  169. Hospital School SPINATHON
  170. The Digital Age
  171. Christmas Special Radio Show
  172. PiXL - The moral principle knows no boundaries
  173. Wigmore Hall Music Project
  174. Thank You to The Rotary Club of Chelsea
  175. FCCHS Newsletter 2013
  176. Big Green Footsteps
  177. Thank You Cineworld Fulham Road
  178. Dirt Biker Chris Visits Our School
  179. Article in RBKC Press
  180. Thank you to the Motcomb Street Traders Association
  181. Congratulations to Helen Damon
  182. Harrods Garden Volunteer Day
  183. Green Tokens for FCCHS
  184. Our students and staff raise £650.90!
  185. Kensington & Chelsea Foundation
  186. Grand Opening of St Mary's Schoolroom
  187. Article about CCHS in Chelsea & Westminster trustnews
  188. Leighton House Schools Art Prize-Giving
  189. Thank you to Project Linus
  190. Please vote for us as a good cause!
  191. We have achieved a GOLD status in our Arts Mark!
  192. Easter Celebrations
  193. Thank You Joe, Hayley, Scarlett & Lacey
  194. World Book Day
  195. Valentines night Zeus 'Sweet Art' benefit
  196. Nour Festival Film
  198. Carol Singing at Sainsburys
  199. International School Award
  200. The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation

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