Welcome to Thomas Tallis. We are a large, happy and exciting school with a commitment to comprehensive values of excellence and creativity. I hope that you will find what you are looking for. Come and visit us in person to see the whole picture.
Carolyn Roberts, Head
There will be no Tuesday Open Mornings during exam season, from Tuesday 14 May to Tuesday 25 June. Open Mornings will recommence on Tuesday 2 July.
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Post 16 Results day: Thursday 15 August
The Year 13 Team will be on hand to give any UCAS advice at 9am in the Internet Café and all results will be given out from 10am.
Year 11 Results day & Post 16 Enrolment: Thursday 22 August
Results will be given to students from 10am in the café. Students who have met the school's Recommended grades will then be enrolled in the Post 16 Study Area. Those who have not met these Recommended grades but who still wish to study at Tallis Post 16 will be enrolled on the following day.
If students cannot come into school to collect their results, the exams office asks students to email them with the details of how they would like to receive them. The various options are:
Summer Holiday ideas for students
Students have been asked to try to have at least one hour of offline activity for each online hour. Here are some “offline” activity suggestions for young people to try over the summer.
www.instructables.com for craft, cooking, electronics and workshop projects
Sports, Hobbies and Going Places
Young Greenwich Youth hubs with 70 activities happening each week. They also have subsidised trips with day trips ranging in cost from free to £10 and a 5 day trip to Wales for £50!
Futureversity have loads of free summer courses and activities for young people in the area.
Days Out With The Kids often brings up good places to go
We have also suggested one “good” hour online for every entertainment hour online. We will be adding subject specific suggestions as links to this page so keep checking back. Here are some general suggestions.
Learning more about school subjects
BBC Bitesize is a great website covering all subjects
GCSEpod for students in years 9 and 10
Learning more about what interests you
TED Talks are a engaging way to learn and be inspired
National Geographic and NatGeo Kids
How Stuff Works
Mrs Roberts' Headstart Day talk, 2019
Mrs Roberts was unfortunately unable to present in person for Headstart Day this year but here is what she wanted to say to prospective parents and students about Thomas tallis School.
Ofsted is inviting parents to let them know what they think of their child’s school. If you would like to share your views of the school with Ofsted, please click on this link. Ofsted will take your views into account, and use the information provided to help them decide when they will inspect the school.
Take a look at the set of resources available on the Support Your Teen page. We value the support you provide at home so here is some helpful advice about how to deal with key issues faced by our young people.