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We are a Community Special School providing education for children and young people while they are in Hospital. We also provide places for a number of students who cannot access mainstream school due to their medical conditions.

About Us

We work at 4 hospital sites in London, England:                                                 
Royal Brompton Hospital
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Collingham Child and Family Centre
St Mary's Hospital

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Our website 'Well at School' provides information, advice and resources for people working with children and young people affected by a medical or a mental health condition.  www.wellatschool.org

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We have published Hospital School - A Year in the Life, a photobook documenting a year in the life of our school.
Read it here: Hospital School - A Year in the Life.

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There are many ways you can make a big difference to a child's stay in hospital - see here for some ideas.

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SCHOOL NEWS

  • Holiday programme

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    The half term holiday is here but our school stays open. Our fabulous team of learning assistants, artists and musicians offer children in hospital a range of arts, music and ICT based activities.
    You can see some of the work students have produced on our holiday programmes here. 
    Our school is open 50 weeks a year and is funded during the holidays by our charity FCCHS.

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  • Students Grace & Frank receive awards

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    Two of our pupils Grace and Frank received special awards at the TRIP Pupil Celebration at Tate Modern.

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  • Music with Wigmore Hall

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    Over the past month our students have been working with Cathy, Dan, Jackie, James, Lucy and Vicky; musicians from Wigmore Hall Learning, to create some wonderful music - see the photos and take a listen!

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YOUR COMMENTS

  • The lights-off event
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    Thanks to all staff and students who helped to raise money for this event through making a wide variety ...
     
  • Poetry workshop with Philip Wells
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    Lovely poem Kate, the idea of a whale searching for their purpose - and finding that play is important.
     
  • Music with Wigmore Hall
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    Super photographs. looking forward to your new book Martin

BIG GREEN FOOTSTEPS

  • Our Travelling Suitcase visits Iceland +

    Three of our staff, Kim, Fred and Shaun, spent a week working together with our partner school in Iceland  on the Read More
  • Solar Shuttle +

    Along with our new friends from Iceland, Italy, Ireland and Poland we took to the gentle waters of the Serpentine Read More
  • Nuclear Power +

    We explored ways of presenting information and promoting debate around nuclear power. This is currently in the news with plans Read More
  • Big Green Footsteps +

    Comenius enables pupils and staff from across Europe to work together on joint projects. Big Green Footsteps our current Comenius project, Read More
  • Comenius Science Workshop +

    Teachers from our four partner schools came to London for our first planning visit. After spending the first day showing Read More
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STUDENTS' WORK

  • Poetry workshop with Philip Wells

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    Our KS3 cohort at CW composed these inspiring poems in their poetry workshop with the poet Philip Wells.

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  • Balinese inspired music

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    Students at Royal Brompton worked with musicans Dan and Jackie from Wigmore Hall to create compositions inspired by Balinese music. Take a listen!

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  • Musical Portraits

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    Students at St Mary's worked with musicans Dan and Vicky from Wigmore Hall to create musical portraits. Take a listen!

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  • Seth's Tiger

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    Seth has worked very hard with our artist, Shaun, to make this wonderful tiger. He used newspaper to create the shape, covered it in modroc (a bandage-like material that is soaked in water and then smoothed on) and then carefully painted it once dry.

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  • Mask-making mayhem

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    Secondary pupils at Brompton enjoyed a mask-making session with Mary. Shelby made a Venetian-style mask and edited the images on photo-booth to great dramatic effect.

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Meet Our Team

Each week we will be talking to a different member of our team and finding out about their role at the Hospital School. This week we are meeting Jay
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YOUR FEEDBACK

OUR STORIES

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    We meet more than 3,000 children every year and here are some of their remarkable stories.

  • Kaylem's story +

    Kaylem is a delightful three year old boy with Down's Syndrome who copes with a range of complex medical conditions affecting his heart, lungs and digestion. He has the most infectious laugh and brings a smile to everyone he meets. Kaylem’s mum describes their last nine months at the Hospital School.

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JUSTGIVING

  • Every little helps! +

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    CCHS22 £5 to 70070
    To donate £10 text
    CCHS22 £10 to 70070
    THANK YOU!

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