22nd July 2019

Pupils pick fresh veg from their vegetable patch

Pupils from Chilworth House Upper School have been taking advantage of the sunshine as they recently handpicked their first vegetables from their new vegetable patch. The aspiring gardeners picked delicious broad beans that impressed the cooks so much, they had to serve them up on the menu on the very same day – now that’s…

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12th July 2019

Pupils explore the world of work

Pupils Kaydan, Noah and Ryann from Chilworth House Upper School have been dipping their toes into the world of work through the school’s work experience programme at their local supermarkets. The enthusiastic store assistants worked in different areas of their stores and took part in a variety of activities including date rotation, helping with deliveries…

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4th July 2019

Transition day success at Chilworth House

Chilworth House Upper School has recently held a number of transition days to help pupils who will be joining them in September to prepare and feel at ease in their new learning environment. In their most recent transition day, pupils learned how to cook, build fires, adapt and improve their ICT skills and experienced some…

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7th June 2019

Work experience success for Max

Max, a Year 10 pupil from Chilworth House Upper School, recently enjoyed a week’s work experience with C8 Electrical Services.  The budding electrician enjoyed gaining a real insight into the world of work as he got stuck into plenty of opportunities to learn and develop skills. During his placement he inspected a site, explored the importance of…

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16th May 2019

Work experience success for Harley

Harley, a Year 10 pupil from Chilworth House Upper School, recently enjoyed his work experience placement at the Bracknell and Wokingham Thames Valley Police Station. During his placement, Harley took part in a range of activities including courses which provided a real insight into the role of police officers. After successfully completing his work experience…

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15th January 2019

School raises awareness of mental health

Pupils and staff from Chilworth House Upper School have been taking part in RED January, a national campaign aimed at promoting the importance of staying active to support mental health. Week 1 To kick start their new routine, pupils have been walking or running around the school field for over five times which equates to one…

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13th December 2018

Glowing praise for CHUS pupils

Receiving feedback about the success of our pupils further reiterates the leaps in progress they have made. This week, Andrew Hemming, Vocational Centre Manager of Chilworth House Upper School received an email from Dee, a member of staff from Horsewyse – an organisation that the school uses to access horse therapy. We would like to let you all…

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28th September 2018

Pupils are mesmerised by theatre production

The Mandela Theatre Company recently visited Chilworth House Upper School to perform  their play Castaways, which is currently touring the UK. The play is about three teenagers who were born on the same day, in the same town but with very different backgrounds. The three teenagers, Sam, Asha and Kieran, are best friends until one day…

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23rd August 2018

New allotment space for Chilworth House Upper

An enterprise scheme organised by Thame & District Rotary saw Chilworth House Upper School welcome employees from local businesses to roll their sleeves up and dig deep during company time to create an allotment space. The team of ten volunteers created the space out of an outgrown patch of ground, which has been welcomed by…

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19th July 2018

Parent feedback for Chilworth House Upper School

Chilworth House Upper School recently held their parents evening for the parents and carers of pupils from Year 7 to 10. The evening was well received with parents taking the time out to give feedback and here is a selection of what they had to say. Bradley has made very positive progress here at Chilworth. Well…

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