End of Year Celebrations – RDN Supplementary School

On Saturday 14th July 2018, the RDN Supplementary School held the end of year celebration for the 2017-18 academic year.

Staff, students and parents always look forward to this celebration and this year was no exception. In the awards ceremony, Janet Omondi (Year 3-4 teacher), Maxwell Omondi (Year 5-6 teacher), John Ogutu and Halima Ismail (Year 7-9 and Year 10-11 teachers) gave special mentions to the achievements that students in their classes worked hard towards […]

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NRCSE Certification Evening

On Thursday 5th July 2018, our volunteers from the RDN Supplementary School received certificates for completing the Level 3 Effective Teaching in Supplementary Schools training.

The topic of the evening was: The Added Value of Language and Culture – a seminar on the role that supplementary schools play in their communities and in education. This was then followed by an awards ceremony for supplementary schools that had received quality marks, and individuals that completed the teacher training sessions. Five of […]

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Effective Teaching in Supplementary Schools

Volunteers from the RDN Supplementary School have had the opportunity to attend training sessions this year, delivered by the NRCSE on effective teaching methods.

The course, which ran from 21st February – 28th March 2018, will result in participants receiving a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification. Supplementary schools from Hammersmith and Ealing also attended, enabling the sharing of ideas and strategies for teaching. Learners progressed through the five parts of the teaching cycle: Planning, Teaching, Assessment, Feedback and […]

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Community Police Engagement: Health and Safety Talk

PC Antony O’Brien from Hounslow Metropolitan police delivered crime prevention talks in October 2017 to young people about personal safety leading up to the Christmas period.

He also talked about knife crime and gang culture and how young people or the general public could access various supports available. The young people were able to watch a video with true life story of how knife crime can change the lives of the members of the family, the victims and society at large.

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NRCSE Bronze Award for Supplementary Education

On Wednesday 25th October 2017, teachers, students and volunteers visited Hammersmith Town Hall to collect the award presented to the RDN Supplementary School.

The Mayor of Hammersmith and Fulham, Michael Cartwright, was also present at the awards ceremony. The NRCSE Bronze Quality Framework Award is a mark of accreditation for supplementary schools. It recognises good management within schools and the quality of teaching and learning that takes place. Three students from the school were selected to come to […]

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Local MP Ruth Cadbury Visits RDN

On Saturday 26th February, Ruth Cadbury (local MP for Brentford & Isleworth) visited the RDN Supplementary School.

Chairman, Job Omondi, was present to warmly welcome Ruth on her arrival. He spoke of how appreciative the organisation was for Ruth to take time out of her busy schedule to see the great work RDN is doing. Parents, trustees and previous volunteers were invited to attend the open session, alongside existing students at the […]

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RDN Saturday School returns for new term

Our Supplementary Education programme continues this academic year, on Saturday 10th September 2016 for those in Years 3 to 10.

RDN is running Saturday school classes in English and Maths. All the sessions are tailored to help prepare pupils to pass their SATs exams at the end of primary and further their secondary education. We follow the National Curriculum set by the Department of Education and ensure students are given work that are set to their […]

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