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Educating Children in Hospital

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    Welcome
    Welcome to our school website which is aimed at families, friends, schools and health professionals, and gives details of the services and activities we provide fifty weeks a year.
    Janette Steel, Principal

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    About Us
    We provide education for children and young people at six hospitals in London, England. We also provide school places for a number of students who cannot access mainstream school due to their medical conditions.

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    Curriculum
    As well as a broad academic curriculum we also offer an enriched arts curriculum of art, music, poetry and writing.

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    Meet Our Team
    Visit our staff page and meet the wide range of enthusiastic professionals we have working across the school sites.

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News

  • Farewell Lloyd

    lloydWe said a sad farewell to Lloyd who has been working with us for four years as classroom assistant, youth worker and exams officer. He goes on to greater things; training for the priesthood at Cambridge University, and we all wish him every success in his future life in the church.

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  • Thank you Waitrose

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    A huge thank you to Waitrose at Bressingdon Place, Victoria for raising £124 for our Hospital School.

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  • School governors wanted

    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.

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  • Writers' Ink hits one hundred!

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    We have reached one hundred pieces of children's writing on our writing blog, Writers' Ink - take a look!

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  • Our colleague from Vienna's experience of job-shadowing

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    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:

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Students' work

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Well at School

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Information and advice on supporting children affected by a medical or mental health condition at school www.wellatschool.org

Writers' Ink

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Celebrating children’s writing across our school.

Bully Free

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A participatory arts project generating awareness of bullying.

A Year in the Life

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A year in the life of our hospital school.

Your Feedback

  • Thank you hugely to everyone for your professionalism, kindness, calmness and huge support +

    My son was in Jupiter Ward at C&W with pancreatitis during his first GCSE’s. Firstly Rachael came over and was so reassuring, telling him not to worry. He took Spanish listening and reading. GCSE in hospital and got an A*! Thank you hugely to everyone for your professionalism, kindness, calmness and huge support. He went on to get 3 A*s, 6As and one C! Read More
  • The school was a fantastic distraction for my son +

    "The school was a fantastic distraction for my son 2 days post op. It was very well equipped and the teachers were enthusiastic and inspirational. Having been home the school was his highlight."       Read More
  • School is brilliant, so helpful and supportive +

    "School is brilliant, so helpful and supportive. Thanks a million!" Read More
  • It was excellent for my daughter. +

    "It was excellent for my daughter." Read More
  • My best activity in the hospital is with school +

    "My best activity in the hospital is with school. I love my teachers!" Read More
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Your comments

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    • Marie Sherlock
      I have just read and looked at the article that this image comes from. It is a perfect illustration of the magic that Brian creates with all the children, young people, their families and the staff with whom he encounters.I first saw Brian do this nearly 24 years ago and his magic has never waned in that time. He is wonderful.
  • Dynamite - virtual choir
    • janette Steel
      I have listened to this with so much joy, lots of times and each time it makes me feel so very happy - well done all of the singers and thanks to Martin and Lucy.
       
    • Julie Carroll
      Fantastic job some of these kids are only just after having surgery and you still managed to get them to let go and really enjoy themselves. Well done everyone
  • Farewell Lloyd
    • Marie Sherlock
      Good Luck Lloyd! What an exciting time for you, and I hope that you have your new pencil case ready and bursting with pens for all those essays! Best wishes. Marie

School Logins

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Students were great at asking questions, and when they asked ‘What is a force?’ it started a big discussion!

We learnt about forces by sorting objects which can be pushed and pulled.

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We learnt that forces can move things. We found out that air can move a balloon!

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We also thought about forces whilst creating a boat. The weight of a boat is a force, but then so is up-thrust, the force of the water pushing the boat up. Which is stronger?

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