Community bulletin 15th November

The Charter School Bermondsey pupils star in “ADA” – a moving film about Ada Salter as part of the Salter Centenary celebrations. The short film describes how the Salters’ work benefited the Bermondsey community: greening the area, enabling opportunities and encouraging high aspiration for all.

October saw the first screening of the Ada Salter short film. Our students collaborated with Ocean City Media and writer, Sarah May, to make our film “ADA”.

The film captures the achievements and legacy of Ada Salter through the eyes of her daughter, Joyce, as she travels through time witnessing the changing landscape of Bermondsey. From improvements in housing to the beautification of Bermondsey and opportunities for young women, our film celebrates the extraordinary vision and legacy of Ada.

2022 marks the centenary of Ada Salter being elected the Mayor of Bermondsey and Alfred Salter becoming an MP.

Sheila Taylor, Coordinator of the Salter Centenary, who introduced the centenary project to The Charter School Bermondsey was present for the launch, along with Graham Taylor, local historian and author of the biography Ada Salter: Pioneer of Ethical Socialism (2016).

Marcus Huntley, Principal of The Charter School Bermondsey said; “The school is incredibly proud to play its part in the Salter Centenary celebrations. We are committed to ensuring the Salter legacy continues through our history curriculum, ensuring pupils continue to engage in a fantastic range of enrichment opportunities including our new Ada Salter-inspired Chess Club, and placing “community” at the heart of our mission.”

Community bulletin 18th October, 2022

October is Black History Month and we have lots of activities planned for our students to recognise this. These include guest speaker assemblies, a poetry jam, themed lessons, music, art activities, face painting and themed cuisine at lunch times. Find out more:

Community Bulletin 041022

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It has been an incredible year here at The Charter School Bermondsey. Our first full year back since the start of the Covid pandemic didn’t phase our pupils one bit – they rose to the challenge! Read all about our summer term at Compass.

Our Journey – July 2022

The summer term is well on the way with milder weather, longer days and much anticipation about what is to come. It is the right time for pupils to step into the spotlight and shine brightly on the various stages this term. Read the full Community Bulletin 16.05.

Spring has sprung, the daffodils and tulips are in full bloom, and the seeds of new beginnings were firmly planted in the minds of our pupils this Spring term. Pupils’ performance of Twelfth Night wowed the audience at the Shakespeare Schools’ Festival. The Brilliant Club graduated at UCL Goldsmiths’ College….Click here for the full edition 

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