Cheney School Colleges
Cheney School uses a collegiate system, which was undertaken to create a smaller school ethos within a large school. We have six colleges whose names were chosen by students, these are: Jane Austin, Marie Curie, Martin Luther King, Isaac Newton, Jesse Owens and Rosa Parks. The college structure is extremely beneficial to the school, as it improves the support, care and guidance offered to students from the dedicated college staff.
The college team consist of the College Director, who is a member of the school’s senior leadership team, and is responsible for overseeing the college, the College Leader who has a central role in coordinating the college achievement agenda and ensuring this is delivered in line with the vision and ethos of the school. They are supported by the College Achievement Assistant, which is a non-teaching position designed to be a point of contact for parents and students. They are the person that parents can speak to if they have any questions or need to contact the school to report their child sick or absent. They have a key role in supporting students’ progress, health, safety and general wellbeing within the School.
The college system has been extremely successful in enabling students to develop a sense of belonging and team spirit; as well as healthy competition, which is demonstrated within the regular Inter-college activities.
If you wish to speak to anyone in school with regard to your child please contact their college office first. In the first instance we ask you to contact the College Assistant as they are not a member of the teaching staff and are more likely to be at the end of the phone. Please call the college assistant if your child is ill or away from school for any reason, or if you need help with your child’s education at Cheney. Please click on your college on the left to see it's staff and contact details.