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You could be a school governor

We are currently looking to recruit new members to our school governing body. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please contact Karen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. More details here.

Charlotte's Uganda placement

In the summer holidays Charlotte, one of our primary school teachers went to Uganda on a sponsored placement through BlueSky Education and charity CRANE and their partner VIVA. VIVA provides education for marginalised girls in Kampala, Uganda.

Our colleague from Vienna's experience of job-shadowing


From 15th to 16th June 2017 I had the chance to do a short job-shadowing at Chelsea Community Hospital School.

As a hospital school teacher in Vienna and programme manager of the 10th HOPE (Hospital School Organization of Pedagogues in Europe) Congress in Vienna in May 2016, I’ve dreamed of visiting my British colleagues and participating in their lessons and meetings. Thanks to the open-mindedness of both the teachers and the students I had the chance to enjoy the welcoming atmosphere at two of their hospital school sites.

Read all about my visit:

Thank you Olivia!

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All of us at Chelsea Community Hospital School would like to thank Olivia for her kind and generous donation. Olivia decided for her birthday this year that rather than receive presents she would prefer donations to be made to the Hospital School. We were all so impressed by such a selfless act and aim for the money to be used to produce a book of children's writing from across the school. Thank you again Olivia!

Thank You!


A huge thank you to every one of you who supported our first ‘SuperHero FunRun’. Firstly to all our generous sponsors – your donations will make a big difference to the lives of children in hospital. Thank you to our wonderful team of runners which included students, teachers, nurses, friends and family. A special mention goes to Haile who raised £242, Robin who raised £410, Nigel from Purple Mash who raised over £200 and all our students who together raised £880! We will post the total once we've added it all up. Have a look at the photos below, and if you wish you can still sponsor our students here.

CCHS Superhero Fun Run

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Join us on Sunday 14th May for the CCHS Superhero Fun Run!

Pull on your cape and join thousands of other superheroes at London’s Regent’s Park this May.

Whether you choose to walk, jog or run, Chelsea Community Hospital School really does need heroes, like yourself, to take part in the CCHS Superhero Run.

Thank you Waitrose


A huge thank you to Waitrose, Edgeware Road, for their continued, generous support which enables our school to remain open for children in hospital during the school holidays. Su Browne attended an afternoon for charities funded by Waitrose’s green tokens initiative.

Thank you Tesco

A huge thank you to Tesco for their generous support which enables our school to remain open for children in hospital during the school holidays. Janette Steel was presented with a cheque for £1,500.

Trip to Hamleys

IMG 2143smallOn Thursday 26th January, two children from RBH had a very exciting trip to Hamleys in London. The children were amazed by all seven floors of toys and had great fun having a go at being Hamleys toy testers!

Volunteers wanted

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We are looking for volunteers to help in our school. If you have a few hours to spare on a Tuesday and/or Wednesday and would be confident working with secondary age students please contact Karen on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thank you.

Janette's Newsletter

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Hope is the last item that flies out of Pandora’s Box.
A rainbow is the symbol of hope and you cannot see a double rainbow without looking up and smiling.
This was the anniversary of the past - now we have hope for the future...

We say farewell to Marie

There were a lot of empty plates! We can’t believe we didn’t get a picture of the spread, including the famous “Mikey’s Cakes” Guinness cake. But there was a good turnout including nurses, doctors, wider MDT members, governors, and Marie’s current and former colleagues in CCHS. They all went back full of sweetness and memories of Marie, brought back by the lovely slide show.

Martin receives Long Service Award

Martin was presented with a 20 year Long Service Award by the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford. “I’m delighted to join the esteemed CCHS 20year+ club! It just goes to show what an amazing place the Hospital School is to work” - Martin

Rachael's Summer Reads

We asked our secondary English teacher Rachael for her top suggestions for new books for the summer.

“We’re at that exciting time of year when summer is stretching ahead of you, six golden weeks……. But what will you do with yourself the whole time?! This is the perfect time to pick up a new summer read, and here’s a list of writers currently causing excitement amongst young adult readers. Some by prize winning authors, some by old favourites – even one by famous beauty vlogger Zoe Sugg! Yes, reading is great for your brain, but it’s also just a great way to escape the four walls of your room for a bit. Try something new, and if you come across any amazing reads this summer, we’d love to hear about them when you come back to school.”

A huge thank-you to our charity volunteers


A huge thank-you to our wonderful charity volunteers for all their hard work baking and selling delicious cakes on our Charity Cake Stall at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. They have raised over £1290 for the Hospital School! Be sure to drop by for some delicious baking - or next time bake a cake for them to sell :)

Blake's Mosaics


Students have started an exciting 4 week project inspired by the paintings and poems of William Blake. Working with musicians from Wigmore Hall Learning's resident ensemble Ignite, our artist in residence Shaun and actor Charlie Folorunsho. They will be creating music, poetry and artworks. Keep an eye on their work on the special Blake's Mosaics blog.

More Articles ...

  1. Congratulations to our Cass Art Prizewinners!
  2. Charity Cake Sale 28th June
  3. 10th International HOPE Congress in Vienna
  4. Happy Birthday Janette!
  5. Writers' Ink
  6. Chelsea Gardening Club
  7. Easter Celebrations
  8. World Book Day 2016
  9. Big congratulations to our maths teacher Paul!
  10. Constellations Exhibition Opening
  11. Constellations - Music & Art inspired by Brompton Cemetery
  12. Thank you volunteers!
  13. Christingle at Chelsea and Westminster
  14. We celebrate our students' GCSE achievements
  15. Our new minibus has arrived!
  16. Many thanks to Ann, Fan, Melissa and Victoria on the cake stall!
  17. Jack and Kaylem feed the fish
  18. World Smile Day
  19. Autumn Well at School Newsletter
  20. Message from Gemma
  21. Congratulations Shaun!
  22. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  23. Olympic Velodrome visit
  24. Schools Art Exhibition
  25. Musical Time Machines
  26. Congratulations to Eddie our volunteer
  27. Big Green Footsteps final conference
  28. Learning in Hospital – From Chelsea to Cambridge
  29. Students ride at the Velodrome
  30. Students Grace & Frank receive awards
  31. Music with Wigmore Hall
  32. The lights-off event
  33. Brian Speirs receives Mayor's Award
  34. Art & Music in Partnership
  35. Virtual Tour of Collingham
  36. Finding the 'teachable' part of every child
  37. Charity Cake Sale
  38. World Book Day
  39. Art reach focus on: hospital schools
  40. Arts Award Week 2015
  41. HOPE News
  42. Christmas Activities
  43. Season's Greeting from all of us at CCHS
  44. A HUGE thank you to our fabulous volunteers!
  45. Together for education - HOPE Congress in Bucharest
  46. The Hoosiers perform for our students!
  47. Amazing Amy's Mudder Triumph!
  48. Goodbye Hadisa!
  49. Bully Free
  50. Budoor's poppy fundraiser
  51. Thanks for helping with our minibus!
  52. Ofsted report finds our school 'Outstanding'.
  53. 25th Celebrations
  54. 25th celebrations aboard the Solarshuttle
  55. Jennifer receives Pixl Special Award
  56. Hadisa at 'Guardians of the Galaxy’ Premier
  57. Congratulations to our students!
  58. Congratulations Shaun!
  59. Arts Award Week
  60. Leighton House schools art exhibition
  61. Many thanks to Harrods security team!
  62. Charity Ballet Screening
  63. The Rotary Club of Chelsea organise a Swiss music concert for the Hospital School
  64. The Rotary Clubs of Chelsea 'Spring into Summer' Concert in support of CCHS
  65. Congratulations to Collingham for QNIC Accreditation Status
  66. A Festival of Words
  67. Our staff visit Iceland
  68. A Royal Visit
  69. Cake Sale!
  70. We need your memories!
  72. Thank You to Paddington Rotary Club
  73. Hospital School SPINATHON
  74. The Digital Age
  75. Christmas Special Radio Show
  76. PiXL - The moral principle knows no boundaries
  77. Wigmore Hall Music Project
  78. Thank You to The Rotary Club of Chelsea
  79. FCCHS Newsletter 2013
  80. Big Green Footsteps
  81. Thank You Cineworld Fulham Road
  82. Dirt Biker Chris Visits Our School
  83. Article in RBKC Press
  84. Thank you to the Motcomb Street Traders Association
  85. Congratulations to Helen Damon
  86. Harrods Garden Volunteer Day
  87. Green Tokens for FCCHS
  88. Our students and staff raise £650.90!
  89. Kensington & Chelsea Foundation
  90. Grand Opening of St Mary's Schoolroom
  91. Article about CCHS in Chelsea & Westminster trustnews
  92. Leighton House Schools Art Prize-Giving
  93. Thank you to Project Linus
  94. Please vote for us as a good cause!
  95. We have achieved a GOLD status in our Arts Mark!
  96. Easter Celebrations
  97. Thank You Joe, Hayley, Scarlett & Lacey
  98. World Book Day
  99. Valentines night Zeus 'Sweet Art' benefit
  100. Nour Festival Film
  102. Carol Singing at Sainsburys
  103. International School Award
  104. The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation
  105. Crossing Borders - A Festival of Plates
  106. Plates at Leighton House
  107. Make us Smile!
  108. 8th HOPE Congress
  109. The Olympic Games by Leo
  110. The Olympic Games by Asha
  111. Our School in the Spotlight
  112. SCHOOL NEWS September, 2012
  113. First aid - child CPR
  114. Parents evening at Chelsea and Westminster
  115. Schools Summer Art Exhibition
  116. Visit to partner school in Gaza
  117. Book Launch
  118. Grand Opening of the new Schoolroom on Rose ward
  119. Thank you letters to Whole Foods
  120. Phoebe's Amazing 5km run for CCHS
  121. Headteacher Janette Steel awarded OBE
  122. Links with UN project
  123. Talking with Gaza
  124. Leo wins Courageous Citizen award
  125. A Huge Thank You!
  126. School News - November 2011
  127. Talking with Gaza
  128. Movember
  129. Grand Opening of the New Schoolroom
  130. School News August 2011
  131. Marvellous Medicine Ball
  132. Music with Ignite (Wigmore Hall)
  133. Happy Easter!
  134. The Marvellous Medicine Ball
  135. Speeches at www.wellatschool.org launch
  136. Launch of Well at School website by Baroness Mary Warnock
  137. School News March 2011
  138. Staff training day
  139. School staff choir
  140. FCCHS AGM
  141. Celebrity / Sponsor needed!
  142. International Award for our school
  143. Opening of New Hospital School
  144. Come to our opening
  145. Headteacher's News - Summer 2010
  146. Work in progress on our new school at CW
  147. Young people's engagement forum
  148. Our new school at CW
  149. Quality in Study Support (QiSS) Recognition
  150. Cystic Fibrosis Meeting the long term educational needs
  151. Marks & Spencer Easter Egg Donation
  152. OFSTED Inspection
  153. Accessibility Toolbar
  154. We've changed our name
  155. Thank You!
  156. Christingle Celebrations
  157. Your World Our World
  158. School artwork featured in 'Royal Borough' newspaper
  159. Providing Inpatient Schooling on a Segregated Ward
  160. HOPE calling
  161. Our pupils win 1st prize in RBKC schools art exhibition
  162. Farewell Chicks!
  163. Rose Ward News
  164. Melissa ran a half marathon!
  165. School Vouchers
  166. Heart and Design
  167. Charity Fundraising gig
  168. INVIGILATORS needed
  169. Poetry Fundraising Event
  170. We did it!
  171. Cystic Fibrosis Trust fundraising gig
  172. Schools Involvement Officer
  173. School News Winter 2007
  174. New Articles
  175. 100 Club Initiative
  176. Healing Art
  177. Congratulations to WCIT on their 10th anniversary
  178. Hospital School Teacher Wins Poetry Prize

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