Chestnut Grove Academy
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London SW12 8JZ

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Welcome to Chestnut Grove Academy - a creative learning community

Our students and staff are delighted to welcome prospective students and their families to one of our open mornings and discover what it means to be part of Chestnut Grove's creative learning community.

Please follow the link below to register your details below for our Summer Open Mornings, which take place on Tuesday 12th July 2022 and Thursday 14th July 2022 between 9am and 11am.

Register to attend one of our open mornings here

Additional open mornings are scheduled for Tuesday 20th September and Tuesday 4th October from 9am to 11am, and registration for these events will open in September.

Our Open Evening will take place on 29th September 2022 from 5pm until 8pm. Invitations will be sent in September, and no registration is necessary for this event.

Introduction with Christian Kingsley, Headteacher.

Explore our school with this short tour of the site.

Charlotte Robinson and our students explain what outstanding learning looks like in English

Mark Green tells us more about outstanding learning in maths

Adam Gordon and Sophie Brooke share with us the importance of science in secondary school

Laura Adams tells us how pedagogical innovations have changed the way we teach history

James Wildman talks about why Art, Design and Technology remain an important feature of our curriculum

James Tobin explains how new facilities have invigorated the PE curriculum

Lois Vanstone and her A-Level students explain what PBE is and why we study it

Students share their experience of performing arts, and the opportunities it has given them

Helen Holding tells us more about studying languages at Chestnut Grove

Dan O'Keeffe describes the role of a Raising Standards Leader

Vicky Bradley explains her role as Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator and Sandra Guerreiro describes the role of an HLTA at Chestnut Grove

We offer an extensive enrichment programme to bring our curriculum to life





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Please contact our Admissions Officer, Ian Kemp, on 020 8772 2512 or at  if you have any queries.