HOPE news

Many thanks to Shaun and Charlotte for all their hard work over the past nine months with the board of HOPE. At last week's General Assembly they stepped down from the interim post of Secretary of HOPE. And congratulations to Martin who was voted on as a new board member.

Holiday Programme

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The  Easter holidays are here and we will be running a Holiday Programme across some of our school sites. Our fabulous team of teaching assistants, artists, and musicians will provide fun activities in our schoolrooms. The holiday programme is funded by our charity FCCHS. Our teaching team will be back on Tuesday, April 19th. Wishing you all a relaxing break.

After the Storm

As we begin to lift restrictions it is important for every school to reflect on what they are doing to put positive relationships at the centre of their work. If we’ve learned anything in these last two years it has to be that we are stronger when we work together. Read more on the latest Well at School blog post.

Music with City of London Sinfonia

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Students at Lavender Walk began an exciting project with musicians from the City of London Sinfonia. They worked with Gawain to create compositions using field recordings of a marsh in Suffolk along with Matt on viola and playing instruments in the classroom. We took inspiration from the book Diary of a Naturalist by Dara McAnulty, the memoir of an autistic teenage boy and his passion for nature.

Congratulations Shaun

We are delighted that Shaun, our artist in residence, has taken up the position of Secretary of HOPE. Shaun will be assisted by Charlotte. We also send a huge thank you to Kim, who has previously worked so hard in the role of HOPE Secretary.

Thank you!


Together we raised £1470 to help support Cissy train to be a teacher in Uganda. Thank you to everyone who made this possible through their generosity. This is the most wonderful success for Cissy, we are all so very delighted for her, another story of how despite facing difficult medical problems it is still possible to achieve your life goals.

CCHS to receive Mayors Award

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Our school has been recognised with a Mayor’s Award in the category of Local Community Organisation for our work supporting the educational, emotional and mental well-being of chronically and terminally ill children in the RBKC borough. You can watch the ceremony here at 7pm on Thursday 25th March.

Happy World Book Day 2021

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We had a fantastic World Book Day today. Ava chose to dress up as Alice in Wonderland, Deirdre was the Cat from 'Room on the Broom' and Charlotte was from 'A Day at the Beach'! The highlight of the day was when was Robin joined our session dressed as Super Burrito! A great day filled with stories, poems and laughter. Happy World Book Day 2021!

CCHS School Lottery


Our School Lottery is now live and there are some impressive prizes to be won and a chance to win £25k. Please support our school charity, tell your friends and buy a ticket today. Thank you! :-)

Welcome from our Principal, Janette Steel

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The sun is shining, showing up my rain and mud-streaked windows - surely there has been time for a spring clean? Thank goodness the relentless rain causing parks to be sodden has lifted.  Even my dog, Dolores, began to run and hide when the lead came to take her for yet another freezing cold walk - yes, we have warmth, light and some freedom to look forward to.

Music with MiSST

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We are really excited to be starting a music project with the team at MiSST (The Music in Secondary Schools Trust). Here's Learning Mentor Lala, with one of our students - all ready to learn to play their new violins!

The joys of cycling!

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Our English teacher got a puncture cycling in to work this morning. Luckily it was near to where our Music teacher was working from home - puncture fixed! Now watch out for that ice!

Could you be a school governor?

We are currently looking to recruit a new member to our school governing body. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. More details here.

Odd Socks Day

We are wearing odd socks today for #AntiBullyingWeek to show we are all #unitedagainstbullying #OddSocksDay

Half Term and Staff Training Days

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Wishing you all a very relaxing half-term break. We have staff training days on Fri 23rd Oct and Mon 2nd Nov and so will re-open again on Tuesday 3rd Nov. We look forward to seeing you then!


Our school staff are wearing yellow today to show their support for World Mental Health Day 2020. Follow the #HelloYellow hashtag!

Lavender Walk Students' RSPCA Fundraiser

Can you help the students of Lavender Walk make a difference? They have decided to adopt the RSPCA as their chosen charity and help raise money to support the work that it does. The RSPCA is the leading UK animal welfare charity. They work to prevent harm and cruelty to animals. They also rescue, rehabilitate and rehomes animals in need. Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much. Every donation, large or small, helps.

Marbling and Music

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Students at Lavender Walk have been taking part in a Marbling and Music workshop with artist Chloe Cooper and musician Jackie Walduck. Take at look at what they've been creating. We hope to post some of their musical compositions next week.

We Need Your Help!

We are currently redesigning of our Hospital School website and we need your help. Please could you take 5 minutes to answer 10 short questions about our current school website?
Here's the link to the questionnaire.

Animation Takeover!

This week we are posting animations made by children over the years. Check them out on our social media.

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Thank you Dr Max Denning, Chair of Governors


We are all sorry to say farewell to Dr Max Denning who is stepping down as Chair of Governors. Max has been a huge support to us and we would like to thank him for his tireless work for our school. David Mytton will now be the interim chair, and Ben Marshall will assume the vice-chair role. See below for a message from Max, and we wish him all the very best for the future.

Karen returns

Screen Shot 2020 05 21 at 11.36.58We are delighted that Karen has returned to help us clear our admin backlog!

It's good to talk!

Two of our students, who have been missing each other, get to meet up again to say hello on a Teams video call, along with Lala, Faith, Deirdre and Charlotte.

All The Way

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Our musician Brian has written a song called "All The Way" to bring encouragement to us all, in these difficult times.

Teaching Online From Home

Our teachers continue to work with some of our most vulnerable young people. Sometimes this means working from home. Here we have our principal, Janette, with her two assistants and John, our geography, computing and IT teacher.

Goodbye To Eva

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Eva Leung came to work with us, at Lavender Walk, as a learning assistant on Thursday 19th March and finished on Friday 3rd April. This is probably one of the shorted stays that anyone has ever had with us, however in those short weeks Eva made the biggest impression. Eva came at a time when schools were closing, transport reducing, and society going into lockdown – in short the most challenging of times. This did not deter Eva, she got fully ‘stuck in’ to supporting the young people and their learning on the unit. She was a tremendous help to her teaching colleagues and just great to work with. Eva you made such a huge impression on everyone and we want to thank you for your commitment from Day 1. We wish you every success in your new job, they are so lucky to have you! 
Good luck and thank you!

Thank you Teachers!

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Our teachers are continuing to work with some of our most vulnerable young people. Here we have Andy, Marie and Shaun at Lavender Walk.

Thank you teachers!

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Our teachers are continuing to work with some of our most vulnerable children. Here we have Robin at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Helen and Marius at The Portland Hospital.

A message from Janette Steel, our Principal

At this time of year we would usually be celebrating spring through our Easter service, with children singing, reading poetry, and sharing their art work, this always brings a joy to our hearts, there is a sense of growth and refreshment. However, now we are all in a different place, some of us quite alone, missing our wider families and concerned about the future. A lonely and worrying time for us all, I want to assure you that we will be with you to share any concerns you have about your child's education, their next step in their journey to college, and to support them in assessing their levels for their exams.

Art Takeover

Over the next few weeks we will be filling our social media with art created by children in hospital.
Follow us and checkout the #arttakeover!

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World Book Day Celebrations

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We celebrated World Book Day by searching for Paddington Bear in deepest, darkest Peru. At Chelsea, star of the show was primary pupil Sienna - dressed in a wonderful homemade costume as Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree. Staff love to dress up too - Jags as Harry Potter, Charlotte as the clockwork clown from Amelia Jane, Deirdre as the bunny from Amelia Jane and Jonny as a character from a pupil, Lauren's, own story "The Possessed Teacher". Children also designed some Roald Dahl character masks and made Roald Dahl themed pottery, as Roald Dahl is our theme for the term.

Thank you Sainsburys!

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Thank you Tej and Sandra (manager and assistant manager at Sainsbury's local - Fulham road ) for their generous donation to our charity and school.

Cake Sale


A huge thank-you to our wonderful FCCHS volunteers who organised a cake sale for our school charity.

Welcome back, from Janette, our Principal

Welcome back to all the students and teachers, we have had a great welcome from Lavender Walk who have missed the teachers hugely - and greeted them with bribes of chocolate to make them promise they would not go away again!

At the other hospitals, there has been a holiday programme each day staffed by the learning mentors, teaching assistants, our famous artist of course and also we welcomed back two of our students who have worked through the school holidays with great energy and verve bringing much fun and laughter to the summer.  Thank you all so very much, from the reports from the wards and especially Collingham it is clear your ideas and presence supported the nursing team.


IT Support Engineer vacancy

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We have a vacancy for an IT support engineer. Are you looking for a new challenge in a creative and unpredictable environment?  Would you like to put your advanced IT skills to good use in our hospital school covering 7 sites in west London?  Are you interested in and fascinated by IT systems?  

Thanks Lush!

A big thank you to 
@LushVictoria for bringing their magic to our hospital school. They ran an amazing workshop for our children over the summer holidays, teaching us how to make blackberry and treasure chest bath-bombs! Thanks, Lush, you are amazing!

Volunteer driver wanted

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We are looking for one or two experienced minibus driver volunteers, with a clean driving license. If you have some time to spare on Wednesdays (9.30am - 12.00) and/or Fridays from (12-4pm) we would love to hear from you. MiDAS training provided. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 0203 315 8672 /3

30 year celebrations!

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Janette's speech at our celebration of 30 years of the Chelsea Community Hospital School. Thank you to everyone who came along to join us in our celebrations and an extra special thank you to Nissa who organised the whole event. :)

New partnership with Adopt a School chef

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We are delighted to announce our new partnership with The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts’ Adopt a School Trust. Chef Ashley Marsh, will deliver food education sessions to young people at Lavender Walk, our adolescent mental health unit. Read here for all the details.

Congratulations to Lloyd!

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Congratulations to Lloyd who was Ordained as a Deacon by the Bishop of  Ely on the 30th June 2019. On a beautiful sunlit day in the magnificent Ely Cathedral with its exquisite stained glass windows, we were honoured as members of CCHS and former colleagues of Lloyd to be in invited to be witnesses as he was ordained as a Deacon.

Thank you!

Thank you to Lysiane and family for kindly donating an electric piano to our school - just when our old one broke!

Thank you Mountain Warehouse

The teachers at Lavender Walk would like to send a THANK YOU to Beth and Kel at Mountain Warehouse, for donating reusable water cannisters to our young people. We've been focusing on making our classroom more sustainable, reducing waste and single-use plastic, and this definitely helps!


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We currently have vacancies for two teachers, a finance officer, and an IT support engineer. Click for more details.

Open Day


Come to our Open Day and find out all about our Hospital School on 27th June from 4pm - 6pm at our Chelsea and Westminster school site.  Please let Karen know if you would like to attend on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 02033158672

Happy Easter!

Students and staff came together for an Easter celebration in the Chapel of St Stephen at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Students shared their work: poetry and singing. Happy Easter from all of us!

Classroom Volunteers Needed

Are you studying or working in adolescent mental health or have some experience working with young people with mental health difficulties? Would you like to carry out a placement or come and volunteer at our new unit?

Charity Volunteers Needed

Do you live locally to Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and have a couple of hours to spare? Would you like to help out on our charity stall we run every Tuesday from 11-1? If this sounds of interest to you please come and talk initially to Su or Ann on a Tuesday morning.

Caitlin Printed Silk Scarf

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Caitlin’s winning design has been printed onto silk and is available from Lisou boutique, 302 Westbourne Grove, W11 2PS or online from the Lisou website. 100% of all profits will go directly to supporting our art department.

We visit the foodbank

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Our students went to visit the new Kensington & Chelsea foodbank, @KFoodbank, taking boxes of food and non-food items to donate. We learned so much about how foodbanks work, and we hope to take more items for their official launch.

Thank you Listening Books!

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Many thanks to Listening Books who have donated a Bluetooth speaker and a tablet with access to their library of hundreds of teen and YA titles, fiction and non-fiction, for schoolwork or simple listening/reading for pleasure. We’re going to roll this out in the New Year and are very excited about it!

Healthy School Bronze Award


We are delighted to receive the Healthy Schools Bronze Award. Congratulations to Marie for all her hard work on this!

Thank you Read Well charity

A huge Thank you to 'Read Well’ Charity who donated a box of secondary age books. The teenagers have already been poring over them and it’s perfect timing for the Christmas holidays!

Lavender Walk

Lavender Walk is the newest member of Chelsea Community Hospital School. It is a dedicated unit for young people with mental health difficulties aged 13 to 18.  It provides inpatient care for up to twelve young people and there is a day programme for an additional four young people more info

Hilton Cake Sale

A huge thank you to Alex, Jana and Katerina from Hilton Kensington and Hilton Olympia for organising a cake sale and raising £333 for our school charity.

Janette Judges Dog Show

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Janette, our school Principal will be judging the Parks Police Dog Show on Sunday 9th September in Westfield park SW10 from 10am. Do come along! All proceed will be donated to Chelsea Community Hospital School. 

Thank you Southbank International School

Children at Southbank International School nominated CCHS as one of their chosen charities. As well as making resources for pupils to use across our sites, they are donating £700 of the proceeds from their Summer Fair! A big thanks to all involved.

Harry Potter Museum

One of our students went on a trip organised by CCHS and the Brompton Fountain Charity to the Harry Potter Museum. He had an amazing time and thoroughly enjoyed his day!

Thank you!

Thank you to all the people who kindly donated money for the school at the Mayor's charity lunch.

Thank you RBKC Mayor Marie-Therese Rossi

Many thanks to RBKC Mayor Marie-Therese Rossi for inviting staff, volunteers and friends to a delightful evening at the Mayor's parlour. We have been the Mayor's charity of the year and a huge thank-you goes for all the support this has brought to the school.

Easter Celebration

Students and staff came together for an Easter celebration in the Chapel of St Stephen at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Students shared their work: poetry, writing and singing. Happy Easter from all of us!

Fourth Plinth Schools Award

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Every year there is a competition for London Schools to create artwork inspired by the commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square. This year our students have once again done us proud and produced some exciting designs and models. We wish them the best of luck in the competition and an enormous well done for all of their hard work!

Thank you Royal Russell School Carol singers!

Many thanks to students from Royal Russell School who raised money carol singing for our school. Singers Lucy and Lauren said: “The choir trip to the Whitgift Centre was a big success. Everybody sang really well and families were really supportive. My favourite song was Christmas lullaby. It was really fun! We were delighted to raise money for Chelsea Community Hospital School.” 


Thank you Rotary in London

A huge thank-you to Rotary in London, who held a carol service in which participants brought along gifts for children at our hospital school.

Xmas Raffle

A huge thank you to our charity volunteers, Ann, Melissa and Su for organising this year's Xmas stall and raffle which raised £876. And a special mention to Kirstel for sourcing all the wonderful raffle prizes! Thanks also to Shaun for selling raffle tickets within the school and for our great helper who drew the winning tickets!

Xmas raffle tickets!


Our fabulous volunteers, Anne, Crystal and Su, will be selling Xmas raffle tickets at their Brompton Hospital foyer stall every Thursday until the big draw on 14th Dec. There are some truly wonderful prizes so make sure you get your tickets!

Christmas Carol Service

The Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Marie-Therese Rossi invites you to her Christmas Carol Service on Tuesday 12th December, in aid of her Mayoral Charity, The Chelsea Community Hospital School.

Have you got payroll experience?

We are looking for someone to work one day a week managing our payroll queries. Pay according to experience. Please contact Karen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


You could be a school governor

We are currently looking to recruit new members to our school governing body. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please contact Karen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. More details here.

Thank you Bassett House School

A huge thank you to Bassett House School who in partnership with the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation raised £4,599 to help support the work of our school.

Our new interactive displays

We installed new interactive displays outside our Brompton Hospital school room and St Mary’s school room. They will be updated soon with drawings produced by our students - watch this space!

Charlotte's Uganda placement

In the summer holidays Charlotte, one of our primary school teachers went to Uganda on a sponsored placement through BlueSky Education and charity CRANE and their partner VIVA. VIVA provides education for marginalised girls in Kampala, Uganda.

Farewell Lloyd

lloydWe said a sad farewell to Lloyd who has been working with us for four years as classroom assistant, youth worker and exams officer.

Our colleague from Vienna's experience of job-shadowing


From 15th to 16th June 2017 I had the chance to do a short job-shadowing at Chelsea Community Hospital School.

As a hospital school teacher in Vienna and programme manager of the 10th HOPE (Hospital School Organization of Pedagogues in Europe) Congress in Vienna in May 2016, I’ve dreamed of visiting my British colleagues and participating in their lessons and meetings. Thanks to the open-mindedness of both the teachers and the students I had the chance to enjoy the welcoming atmosphere at two of their hospital school sites.

Read all about my visit:

Charity volunteers cake sale

A huge thank you to our wonderful charity volunteers who raised £835 from their Charity Cake Sale at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.

Thank you Olivia!

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All of us at Chelsea Community Hospital School would like to thank Olivia for her kind and generous donation. Olivia decided for her birthday this year that rather than receive presents she would prefer donations to be made to the Hospital School. We were all so impressed by such a selfless act and aim for the money to be used to produce a book of children's writing from across the school. Thank you again Olivia!

Thank You!


A huge thank you to every one of you who supported our first ‘SuperHero FunRun’. Firstly to all our generous sponsors – your donations will make a big difference to the lives of children in hospital. Thank you to our wonderful team of runners which included students, teachers, nurses, friends and family. A special mention goes to Haile who raised £242, Robin who raised £410, Nigel from Purple Mash who raised over £200 and all our students who together raised £880! We will post the total once we've added it all up. Have a look at the photos below, and if you wish you can still sponsor our students here.

Parks Police Service Dog Show


Parks Police Team will be raising money for the hospital school on 25th June at the Parks Police Service Dog Show. Janette, our principal, will be one of the judges. Come along and bring your dog!

CCHS Superhero Fun Run

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Join us on Sunday 14th May for the CCHS Superhero Fun Run!

Pull on your cape and join thousands of other superheroes at London’s Regent’s Park this May.

Whether you choose to walk, jog or run, Chelsea Community Hospital School really does need heroes, like yourself, to take part in the CCHS Superhero Run.

Thank you Waitrose


A huge thank you to Waitrose, Edgeware Road, for their continued, generous support which enables our school to remain open for children in hospital during the school holidays. Su Browne attended an afternoon for charities funded by Waitrose’s green tokens initiative.

Thank you Tesco

A huge thank you to Tesco for their generous support which enables our school to remain open for children in hospital during the school holidays. Janette Steel was presented with a cheque for £1,500.

Trip to Hamleys

IMG 2143smallOn Thursday 26th January, two children from RBH had a very exciting trip to Hamleys in London. The children were amazed by all seven floors of toys and had great fun having a go at being Hamleys toy testers!


TOYS is a 4 week music and art project with musicians from Wigmore Hall Learning, sound artist Gawain Hewitt and our artist in residence Shaun. Take a look at our project blog to see and hear the students' work.


EPiH-Net is an online resource for those working with children and young people in hospital. Sign-up to help share ideas and disseminate good practice.

Christingle Celebrations

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Students and staff joined with parents and visitors to celebrate in the Christingle service at St Stephen's chapel, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Volunteers wanted

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We are looking for volunteers to help in our school. If you have a few hours to spare on a Tuesday and/or Wednesday and would be confident working with secondary age students please contact Karen on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Thank you.

Thank you Joskos

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Many thanks to Joskos for their generous donation of toys and gifts to our students this Christmas.

Children in Need stall

Congratulations to students at Brompton Hospital who raised £102 for Children in Need. They made gifts and sold them on a stall in the classroom.

Janette arrives in Chile


After a visit by the Minister of Education from Chile our Principal Janette was invited to travel to Chile to present our model of hospital education. Here are her first impressions of arriving in Santiago.

Janette's Newsletter

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Hope is the last item that flies out of Pandora’s Box.
A rainbow is the symbol of hope and you cannot see a double rainbow without looking up and smiling.
This was the anniversary of the past - now we have hope for the future...

We say farewell to Marie

There were a lot of empty plates! We can’t believe we didn’t get a picture of the spread, including the famous “Mikey’s Cakes” Guinness cake. But there was a good turnout including nurses, doctors, wider MDT members, governors, and Marie’s current and former colleagues in CCHS. They all went back full of sweetness and memories of Marie, brought back by the lovely slide show.

Martin receives Long Service Award

Martin was presented with a 20 year Long Service Award by the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford. “I’m delighted to join the esteemed CCHS 20year+ club! It just goes to show what an amazing place the Hospital School is to work” - Martin

Rachael's Summer Reads

We asked our secondary English teacher Rachael for her top suggestions for new books for the summer.

“We’re at that exciting time of year when summer is stretching ahead of you, six golden weeks……. But what will you do with yourself the whole time?! This is the perfect time to pick up a new summer read, and here’s a list of writers currently causing excitement amongst young adult readers. Some by prize winning authors, some by old favourites – even one by famous beauty vlogger Zoe Sugg! Yes, reading is great for your brain, but it’s also just a great way to escape the four walls of your room for a bit. Try something new, and if you come across any amazing reads this summer, we’d love to hear about them when you come back to school.”

A huge thank-you to our charity volunteers


A huge thank-you to our wonderful charity volunteers for all their hard work baking and selling delicious cakes on our Charity Cake Stall at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. They have raised over £1290 for the Hospital School! Be sure to drop by for some delicious baking - or next time bake a cake for them to sell :)

Blake's Mosaics


Students have started an exciting 4 week project inspired by the paintings and poems of William Blake. Working with musicians from Wigmore Hall Learning's resident ensemble Ignite, our artist in residence Shaun and actor Charlie Folorunsho. They will be creating music, poetry and artworks. Keep an eye on their work on the special Blake's Mosaics blog.

Charity Cake Sale 28th June


Our wonderful charity volunteers will be holding a Charity Cake Sale on Tuesday 28th June at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Be sure to drop by for some delicious baking! Or even bake a cake for them to sell :)

Writers' Ink

Writers’ Ink is a new blog created by Chelsea Community Hospital School to celebrate children’s writing across our school.
Exciting writing is so much more than being able to identify a subordinate clause. Exciting writing is, in the words of poet and author Michael Rosen, ‘pleasure, stimulation, feeling, curiosity, wonder and fun and children finding their own voice.’ It is a love for language and the wonderful ways it can be used and manipulated to engage, entertain, inform and create. Take a read of the children's wonderful writing!

Easter Celebrations

We were thrilled to celebrate Easter as a school today as we held our Easter service with students and visitors present in the chapel at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

World Book Day 2016

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We are all getting ready for World Book Day and will be posting our activities here - keep a look out!


Thank you volunteers!

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A huge thank you to all our volunteers who have been tirelessly running the Xmas stall at Brompton Hospital each week raising over £1000 for our school. See The Annual Drawing of the Raffle!

Christingle at Chelsea and Westminster

We celebrated Christmas in St Stephen's Chapel at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, with children from the wards, the community and Collingham. We were joined by the Mayor and school governors for a joyful Christingle celebration.

Our new minibus has arrived!

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our brand new, fully wheelchair accessible, minibus. As it’s a bit smaller it can be driven by all our MIDAS trained staff - which means many more exciting trips for all students! A million thanks to everyone who helped us fundraise.

Jack and Kaylem feed the fish

Thanks to Jack and Kaylem for paying a visit to the secondary classroom this half term to feed the fish for everyone! They loved watching and pointing at the fish as they glided through the water and munched on their favourite fish food!

Message from Gemma

Gemma was a student who came to the Hospital School 17 years ago when she was going through a very tough time. Last week she got in touch with us to tell us about the positive changes in her life and what her time at the Hospital School meant to her. Have a read...

Congratulations Shaun!

shaun Congratulations to Shaun, our artist in residence, on completing his MA Drawing studies. His work is on display in the MA group show at Wimbledon College of Arts, and is definitely worth a visit, details here. Also see Shauns's work on his website

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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Students from the community and Chelsea & Westminster were lucky enough to attend the dress rehearsal of Holland Park Opera’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. The characters were outlandish, the singing fantastic, and the sun even made an appearance!

Schools Art Exhibition

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Congratulations to our students Grace, Jennifer, Kate and Zoe who all had their artworks selected for this year's Schools Art Competition and Exhibition at Leighton House.

Musical Time Machines

Musical Time Machines is an exciting new musical project taking place in our schools at St Mary's and the Brompton. Throughout June, students will be working with musicians from Wigmore Hall Learning and sound artist Gawain Hewitt, to make music for their 'time machines'. You can follow their progress on the prioject blog here:

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Congratulations to Eddie our volunteer


We are pleased to announce that Eddie Caveney, our intrepid volunteer, collected his well earned reward for more than 100 hours of volunteering in Kensington & Chelsea at the Value You Awards Ceremony on Friday 5th June.

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  1. The lights-off event
  2. Brian Speirs receives Mayor's Award
  3. Art & Music in Partnership
  4. Virtual Tour of Collingham
  5. Finding the 'teachable' part of every child
  6. Charity Cake Sale
  7. World Book Day
  8. Art reach focus on: hospital schools
  9. Arts Award Week 2015
  10. HOPE News
  11. Christmas Activities
  12. Season's Greeting from all of us at CCHS
  13. A HUGE thank you to our fabulous volunteers!
  14. Together for education - HOPE Congress in Bucharest
  15. The Hoosiers perform for our students!
  16. Amazing Amy's Mudder Triumph!
  17. Goodbye Hadisa!
  18. Bully Free
  19. Budoor's poppy fundraiser
  20. Thanks for helping with our minibus!
  21. Ofsted report finds our school 'Outstanding'.
  22. 25th Celebrations
  23. 25th celebrations aboard the Solarshuttle
  24. Jennifer receives Pixl Special Award
  25. Hadisa at 'Guardians of the Galaxy’ Premier
  26. Congratulations to our students!
  27. Congratulations Shaun!
  28. Arts Award Week
  29. Leighton House schools art exhibition
  30. Many thanks to Harrods security team!
  31. Charity Ballet Screening
  32. The Rotary Club of Chelsea organise a Swiss music concert for the Hospital School
  33. The Rotary Clubs of Chelsea 'Spring into Summer' Concert in support of CCHS
  34. Congratulations to Collingham for QNIC Accreditation Status
  35. A Festival of Words
  36. Our staff visit Iceland
  37. A Royal Visit
  38. Cake Sale!
  39. We need your memories!
  41. Thank You to Paddington Rotary Club
  42. Hospital School SPINATHON
  43. The Digital Age
  44. Christmas Special Radio Show
  45. PiXL - The moral principle knows no boundaries
  46. Wigmore Hall Music Project
  47. Thank You to The Rotary Club of Chelsea
  48. FCCHS Newsletter 2013
  49. Big Green Footsteps
  50. Thank You Cineworld Fulham Road
  51. Dirt Biker Chris Visits Our School
  52. Article in RBKC Press
  53. Thank you to the Motcomb Street Traders Association
  54. Congratulations to Helen Damon
  55. Harrods Garden Volunteer Day
  56. Green Tokens for FCCHS
  57. Our students and staff raise £650.90!
  58. Kensington & Chelsea Foundation
  59. Grand Opening of St Mary's Schoolroom
  60. Article about CCHS in Chelsea & Westminster trustnews
  61. Leighton House Schools Art Prize-Giving
  62. Thank you to Project Linus
  63. Please vote for us as a good cause!
  64. We have achieved a GOLD status in our Arts Mark!
  65. Easter Celebrations
  66. Thank You Joe, Hayley, Scarlett & Lacey
  67. World Book Day
  68. Valentines night Zeus 'Sweet Art' benefit
  69. Nour Festival Film
  71. Carol Singing at Sainsburys
  72. International School Award
  73. The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation
  74. Crossing Borders - A Festival of Plates
  75. Plates at Leighton House
  76. Make us Smile!
  77. 8th HOPE Congress
  78. The Olympic Games by Leo
  79. The Olympic Games by Asha
  80. Our School in the Spotlight
  81. SCHOOL NEWS September, 2012
  82. First aid - child CPR
  83. Parents evening at Chelsea and Westminster
  84. Schools Summer Art Exhibition
  85. Visit to partner school in Gaza
  86. Book Launch
  87. Grand Opening of the new Schoolroom on Rose ward
  88. Thank you letters to Whole Foods
  89. Phoebe's Amazing 5km run for CCHS
  90. Headteacher Janette Steel awarded OBE
  91. Links with UN project
  92. Talking with Gaza
  93. Leo wins Courageous Citizen award
  94. A Huge Thank You!
  95. School News - November 2011
  96. Talking with Gaza
  97. Movember
  98. Grand Opening of the New Schoolroom
  99. School News August 2011
  100. Marvellous Medicine Ball
  101. Music with Ignite (Wigmore Hall)
  102. Happy Easter!
  103. The Marvellous Medicine Ball
  104. Speeches at launch
  105. Launch of Well at School website by Baroness Mary Warnock
  106. School News March 2011
  107. Staff training day
  108. School staff choir
  109. FCCHS AGM
  110. Celebrity / Sponsor needed!
  111. International Award for our school
  112. Opening of New Hospital School
  113. Come to our opening
  114. Headteacher's News - Summer 2010
  115. Work in progress on our new school at CW
  116. Young people's engagement forum
  117. Our new school at CW
  118. Quality in Study Support (QiSS) Recognition
  119. Cystic Fibrosis Meeting the long term educational needs
  120. Marks & Spencer Easter Egg Donation
  121. OFSTED Inspection
  122. Accessibility Toolbar
  123. We've changed our name
  124. Thank You!
  125. Christingle Celebrations
  126. Your World Our World
  127. School artwork featured in 'Royal Borough' newspaper
  128. Providing Inpatient Schooling on a Segregated Ward
  129. HOPE calling
  130. Our pupils win 1st prize in RBKC schools art exhibition
  131. Farewell Chicks!
  132. Rose Ward News
  133. Melissa ran a half marathon!
  134. School Vouchers
  135. Heart and Design
  136. Charity Fundraising gig
  137. INVIGILATORS needed
  138. Poetry Fundraising Event
  139. We did it!
  140. Cystic Fibrosis Trust fundraising gig
  141. Schools Involvement Officer
  142. School News Winter 2007
  143. New Articles
  144. 100 Club Initiative
  145. Healing Art
  146. Congratulations to WCIT on their 10th anniversary
  147. Hospital School Teacher Wins Poetry Prize