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  • The Caucasian Chalk Circle  - March 1st & 2nd  -  Tickets on sale now!

    Published 02/02/18

    Blood runs through the streets and a young servant girl must make a choice: save her own skin or sacrifice everything to rescue an abandoned child...

    A time of terror, followed by a time of peace. Order has been restored and the Governor's Wife returns to reclaim the son she left behind. Now the choice is the judge's: who is the real mother of the forgotten child?

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  • International success for Year 10 student, Ruby Hughes

    Published 18/01/18

    The English Schools’ FA England Under 15 Girls’ final trial took place this past weekend at Stafford Town FC. Year 10 student,Ruby Hughes, was one of 32 remaining players who participated in a match made up of squads representing the North and South of England.

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  • Christmas charity appeals - Thank you!

    Published 20/12/17

    Friday 15th December was a resounding seasonal success as The Charter School came together to support those less fortunate than ourselves.

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  • Update Jan 2018 - Expanding the Academy Trust

    Published 25/09/17

    Update on the proposed merger of Dulwich Hamlet Educational Trust and The Charter Schools Educational Trust into one Multi Academy Trust.

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  • Remembering Herne Hill 1914 - 18

    Published 19/09/17

    The Herne Hill Society and The Charter School will be jointly running the 'Remembering Herne Hill 1914-18’ research project. The project has been awarded £5,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) First World War: Then and Now programme and will tell the story of all those from from the area who served in the First World War, as well as the experiences of non-combatants. The school’s involvement will be led by our Head of History, Dan Townsend. Dan has experience of leading a successful heritage project as            co-founder of ‘Herts of War’ in 2012.

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  • Charter School pupils rise to the challenge of new GCSEs

    Published 24/08/17

    Pupils at The Charter School are today celebrating another year of outstanding GCSE results.


    This year is the first year where new GCSEs in Maths and English together with the new grading system of 1-9 appear in the results following government reforms to the exam system.


    • 76% of all students in Year 11 gained a standard pass or above in both English and Maths (grade 4 to 9)
    • 61% gaining a strong pass in both English and Maths (grade 5 to 9).
    • 39% of all grades gained this year were A*/A or 7-9 this year
    • 35% of pupils achieved 5 A*/A (or 7-9) grades in their GCSEs, up from 28% 5 A*/A in 2016.
    • 45% of pupils gained the English Baccalaureate (43% in 2016)
    • 74% of pupils gained at least one A*/A grade or equivalent (64% in 2016).
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  • Succesful Summer for Charter sixth former, Fred Wright

    Published 23/08/17
    It has been a great summer for Y13, Fred Wright. Back in July he took a stunning junior omnium gold at the European Junior and Under-23 Track Cycling Championships, and last week he gained two As and B in his A level results.
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  • Best Ever A Level Results!

    Published 17/08/17

    Year 13 students at The Charter School are today celebrating their best ever A level and BTEC results.

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  • School Uniform Policy

    Published 21/07/17

    Please ensure that you check through the uniform expectations for September carefully to ensure that your child is following the school uniform rules. A couple of key points in particular since we know that a number of you will be purchasing new items of uniform over the summer:


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  • Year 9 Trip to Brussels

    Published 27/03/17

    Year 9 French and citizenship students visited Brussels for three days last week. The trip was the perfect opportunity to practice their French and to develop a deeper understanding of the European Parliament.

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  • A parents guide to GCSE reforms

    Published 27/02/17

    As year 11 students prepare for this year’s external GCSEs we felt that it was a timely opportunity to remind parents and carers about the GCSE reforms and the new grading system which comes into play this year in English and Maths.

    As you are probably aware the government has introduced radical new changes to the structure and assessment of GCSEs. We are moving away from the familiar system of A*-G grades to a system of grading with numbers 9-1. The new reformed GCSEs have been taught at The Charter School in English language, English literature and maths from September 2015 (current Year 11 students) with the first results using the new grading system being issued in August this year.

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  • New Uniform Supplier

    Published 03/02/17

    The Charter School will have a new uniform supplier from Saturday 11th February

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