Copies of all school policies including: Admissions, Anti-Bullying, Behaviour, Curriculum, Dyslexia, EAL, Educational Visits, Exclusions, First Aid, Health & Safety, Parents Complaints, Safeguarding, Sex and Relationships Education and SEND may be downloaded by parents from a secure website, are available to view at the school office or can be sent on request free of charge to either parents or prospective parents.
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Information on remote education: At Thames we started online learning on the first day of lockdown in March 2020. During lockdowns we deliver the curriculum according to the regular school timetable. It has been adapted where necessary to streamline and enhance the remote learning experience using G suite apps. If necessary pupils borrow a school laptop.
Lessons are taught live with aspects continued off screen or in pupils' own time. We recognise that screen fatigue needs to be avoided despite our capability for 100% live lessons. Sport provision has been adapted with some live sessions and clubs take place live on Friday afternoons. We expect pupils to be on time to lessons, fully engaged, with cameras on and to be completing all work to the best of their ability. If there are any connectivity issues we expect pupils to be proactive in seeking out work to be covered, for example by accessing the materials in their subject google classrooms.
Subject teachers and form tutors keep in regular contact with pupils. Feedback and assessment takes place through teachers' marking of work online, live questioning, handwritten & scanned uploads, and a variety of online assessment formats which may include forms, Q&A and polls. LSA and one to one provision continues online as it does in person. Self isolating pupils can access the learning in exactly the same way as others who are learning remotely.
Thames Christian School, Wye Street, London, SW11 2HB
Company No. 3986193 Charity No. 1081666
Registered office in the UK: 8-10 South Street, Epsom, Surrey KT18 7PF
Chair of Trustees: Marie-Louise Wells
The Chair of Trustees may be contacted c/o the registered office or the school address
Safeguarding statement: Thames Christian School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post including an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
|Monday 19 & Tuesday 20 April||Staff planning/Insets|
|Wednesday 21 April||Summer term begins|
|Monday 31 May - Friday 4 June||Half term|
|Friday 9 July||Summer term ends|
|Thursday 12 August||GCSE Results|
|Tuesday 31 August - Friday 3 September||Staff planning/Insets|
|Friday 3 September||Year 7 Induction|
|Monday 6 September||Autumn term begins|
|Monday 18 October - Friday 29 October||Half term|
|Wednesday 15 December||Autumn term ends|
|Tuesday 4 - Friday 7 January||Staff planning/Insets|
|Monday 10 January||Spring term begins|
|Monday 14 - Friday 18 February||Half term|
|Friday 1 April||Spring term ends|
|Tuesday 19 April||Staff planning/Insets|
|Wednesday 20 April||Summer term begins|
|Monday 30 May - Friday 3 June||Half term|
|Friday 8 July||Summer term ends|