Community Overview

Community involvement at Chertsey High School

As a school serving the whole community, we need to ensure our educational offer reflects differing abilities and aptitudes through individual learning plans. We will not accept the low ambitions or expectations that exist among some parts of the community. We want to open the minds of our students to possibilities and inspire them to believe they can achieve amazing things, whatever profession they choose. We have lined up a range of successful local residents from a wide range of professions to come in and talk to our students about their experience. We'll have lawyers, journalists, teachers, charity leaders, artists, doctors and small business owners. We have decided to increase dedicated time in English and Maths lessons, as these are the foundations of so many jobs or careers.

 

Community relationships and engagement:

  • Chertsey High School (Parent) Association - fundraising for school, school family events/networking, hosting and attending events
  • Community litter-picks
  • Support of White Lodge Centre in Chertsey - visits, fundraising, promoting awareness
  • Close relationship with Abbey Rangers and Chertsey Town Football Clubs - providing opportunities to join teams and attend matches
  • Working alongside the Trussell Trust Foodbank and Equippers Church to support the school and local community

 

Why does Chertsey High value community involvement?

At Chertsey High School we believe that the school, parents, and the community should work together to promote the health, well- being and learning of all students. When the school actively involve parents and engage community resources they are able to respond more effectively to the health-related needs of students. Community involvements foster partnerships among schools, family and community groups, and individuals. These partnerships result in sharing and maximising resources. And they help students develop healthy behaviours and promote healthy families.

 

Chertsey High School’s promise to the community

Chertsey High School will adopt procedures relative to the promotion of the school environment that is conducive to learning and supports strong family and community partnerships. Chertsey High School will:

  • Strive to involve parents and family members of all ages and grade levels.
  • Strive to provide parent educational activities throughout the school year to help parents support their children’s learning.
  • Frequently communicate school performance, student progress, personalised learning strategies, and academic opportunities, communicating this through paper copies as well as online parent communication systems.
  • Work with agencies and businesses to support community based developmental activities that prepare young people with transition into secondary school, promoting on-going achievement.
  • Promote collaboration among parents, schools, and community on school improvement and student achievement projects.
  • Strive to harness all available community resources, including but not limited to organisations, businesses, talented individuals, natural resources and technology, to engage each student in achieving the necessary skills and knowledge and;
  • Will encourage business partnerships to assist students in the successful transition to employment or further education.

 

Effective parent involvement programmes will include:

  • Collaborating with the community - Community resources will be used to strengthen schools, families and student learning.
  • Communicating - Communication between home and school will be regular, two-way, and meaningful.
  • Parenting - Parenting skills will be promoted and supported.
  • School decision making and advocacy - Parents will be full partners in the decisions that affect children and families.
  • Student Learning - Parents will play an integral role in assisting student learning.
  • Volunteering - Parents will be welcome in the school, and their support and assistance will be sought.

 

For any questions regarding our latest community events, please contact our Community Lead:

Mr Howell
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Brooklands Museum @BrooklandsMuseu - May 18
We had so much fun yesterday celebrating Kenelm Lee Guinness’ 1922 land speed record! Thank you so much to everyone who came along and was part of this historic event! 🙌🏻 @Beaulieu_Hants @Steam_Dreams @TransportTrust https://t.co/uF0y28QOY2
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Bourne Education Trust @BourneTrust - May 18
Wishing our year 11 students the best of luck in their exams! You have shown great determination and resilience in your studies and now is your time to shine! https://t.co/uQkWwSe8sg
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CHS Performing Arts @ChertseyHighPA - May 18
Year 11! Revision P5 and 6 with Miss Wheeler, Wednesday 18th May. You are smashing it so far, final push now! https://t.co/HeXXaBNeRV
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CHS Performing Arts @ChertseyHighPA - May 18
Show rehearsals continue… that’s 2.5 hours today and counting. Thank you for your hard work and determination - you are the best cast and ensemble we could imagine working with!! https://t.co/MfyNCBtyay
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- May 17
Another great #STEM Tuesday! CHS students met with Don Wales (record holder for a series of land speeds including fasted steam driven car and lawnmower), and Jonny Swinhoe (the Programme Manager for Future Projects at McLaren). @BourneTrust @BrooklandsMuseu https://t.co/KKZR0X2T17
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- May 17
Thanks @JmwinterJohn - It would not have been possible without all your love & support, especially during our initial ‘set-up’ phase. You are a big part of why we can call CHS our home 💜 #ChangingLives https://t.co/dmjIknoilt
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- May 16
Today was our Year 11s first day of their GCSE exams! We are so incredibly proud of all of you ♥️ You’ve got this and we will be right behind you every step of the way! #love #chsfamily #determination https://t.co/zcPSvwiCDt
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Teach SouthEast @teachsoutheast - May 16
Xavier TSH and Teach SouthEast are thrilled that we have been successful in our ITT accreditation for 2024! Celebrating our high quality provision, wonderful trainee teachers and staff who are committed to the teachers of the future. Find out more via our website #traintoteach https://t.co/vqIjRJrhim
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- May 15
“We did not realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun…!” A fantastic end to an eventful weekend 🤩 Well done to the 54 Y9 students who completed their first Bronze Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition! 🏕@BourneTrust @D_of_Edinburgh https://t.co/lx3zLkRuH8
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- May 15
What a better way to end off the revision session today… than playing hide and seek with Mrs M! #gcses2022 https://t.co/vgSSSRQM5W
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- May 15
A little wet, but ready for the excitement of Day 2 💥 @D_of_Edinburgh @BourneTrust https://t.co/Hvl22RscfQ
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- May 14
Sunset, lights out, day one completed! Well done Year 9s!! #dukeofedinburghaward 💥@D_of_Edinburgh @BourneTrust https://t.co/KWr86FqtAV
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Mr Solaz

Mr Solaz

English Teacher/Assistant Head of Year 9
Enlightening minds and changing lives by creating a community with the highest aspirations - that is our goal!
Denver

Denver

Year 7
Within Chertsey High the teachers are extremely committed to making the best lessons they can to ensure the students can find their best way of learning.
Ms Lalli

Ms Lalli

Assistant Headteacher
Students are polite, respectful and show curiosity to learn. We support learning, enabling students to reach their full potential.   
Year 8

Year 8

Student
The care and support of the teachers and the modern facilities will make your dreams become reality.  
Mr Ball

Mr Ball

PE Teacher
I am proud to teach at a school that values and loves every child for who they are. Here at Chertsey High School we look to develop children holistically and I couldn't imagine a better place to do it.
David

David

Year 8
This is more than a school, this is our CHS Family!
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