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  • The school will be open as normal today.

    Published 12/12/17

    SCHOOL OPEN TODAY TUESDAY 12/12/17

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  • School closed from 11:00am 11/12/17

    Published 11/12/17
    Due to the adverse weather and the forecast for the rest of the day, I have taken the decision to close the school in the interests of the safety of pupils and staff on their way home.   The school will close officially at 11.00a
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  • Twas the Night before Christmas

    Published 17/11/17

    A group of students from Years 7, 8 and 9 put their game faces on in the week before half-term and entered the Royal Horticultural Society’s Christmas Tree Decorating Competition which is open to all primary and secondary schools (up to age 16) from the south east of England and London.

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  • Sports Awards 2017

    Published 16/10/17

    The annual Sports Awards on October 5  was a fantastic evening, when over 250 pupils, parents and staff celebrated individual and team successes from the 2016-17 season. Lots of sporting colours, medals and trophies were presented and collected over the course of the evening.

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  • Students celebrate A Level results

    Published 17/08/17

    Our Sixth Form students have again achieved some fantastic grades,” says head teacher Mr Sunil Chotai. “The results received today are absolutely outstanding and they are a tribute to the hard work and commitment of both students and teaching staff in a year that has again seen considerable national volatility.”

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  • Students create swan sculpture from recycled plastic

    Published 30/06/17

    On 27 and 28 June 2017, 17 students from Year 8 in Charles Darwin School took part in the Rivers of the World project, working off-timetable during a two day workshop with Ms Shona Keith - a visiting artist  - and members of teaching staff from the art department.

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  • Year 7 Race for Life aims to raise £5,000

    Published 14/06/17

    Thank you to all the parents, staff and Year 7 students who supported the Race for Life charity event in aid of Cancer Research UK just before half term.

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  • Students remain calm in a crisis

    Published 05/05/17

    Whilst academic study is clearly a pivotal element of school life, here at Charles Darwin School we also aim to develop personal qualities and the  confidence and self-reliance to make a positive contribution to society. George Kitchener, Taner Djelal, David Slade and George Elsey demonstrated their community spirit recently and I was very pleased to receive the following letter of commendation. I should also like to thank them all for their conscientious and compassionate actions.

    Mr Chotai

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  • A hat-trick of Winners at KS3 Art Competition

    Published 05/05/17

    On Thursday 23 March, 67 of our students were selected to have their work exhibited at the annual KS3 Bromley Schools’ Art Competition held at Darrick Wood School.

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  • Year 12 geographers visit geological treasures on the Jurassic Coast

    Published 05/05/17

    Year 12 geography students recently completed a residential field trip to Dorset including visits to Bournemouth, Studland sand dunes, Barton on Sea and Lulworth Cove. The trip provided the students with the opportunity to gather data for their independent investigation focusing on two of the  topics they have been studying: coastal landscapes and rebranding. 

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  • Al Jazeera hosts careers day for Year 10

    Published 05/05/17

    More Able Year 10 students with a particular interest in English or the media took part in a careers day in journalism, communication and TV production at the Al Jazeera 24 hour news studios.

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  • Year 11 Holiday revision Timetable

    Published 21/02/17

    Holiday Revision Classes are one of the many strategies in place to help our Year 11 students to be as successful as possible in their GCSE exams and we are fortunate that members of staff are prepared to give up some of their holiday to provide this support.  The Holiday Revision Classes offer a series of revision sessions for Year 11 students to give them an extra boost with their preparation for the GCSE exams and this will take place during the Easter holidays and over the May half term.

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