Welcome to Kentwood House
Kentwood House is named after Kentwood Manor, one of four 15th Century manors that were joined to become Tilehurst parish in 1832.
The House team comprises of:
Head of House - Mrs Shaw - MSH@denefield.org.uk
Deputy Head of all House - Miss A Leigh - ALH@denefield.org.uk
Student Manager - Mrs K Cook - KCK@denefield.org.uk
Student Manager - Mrs K Parker - KPR@denefield.org.uk (maternity leave)
Students in Kentwood House have a history of having the best attendance in school; we are proud to be owners of the attendance cup for five years consecutively and Kentwood students are expected to uphold this excellent attendance. In addition, students are expected to demonstrate they are part of a whole school community by exhibiting the CHARACTER values, aiming to excel and engaging in a range of extra-curricular activities.
Students work hard to organise a variety on fundraising activities organising Autumn Fayres, Christmas Markets and weekly collections to raise money for house charities.
Our House Charities are:
Our tutor time learning programme is:
Monday - Critical Thinking
Tuesday - Reading for pleasure
Wednesday - Assembly
Thursday - Extended Learning
Friday - Discussion
Celebrating and recognising success is at the heart of Kentwood House. Alongside the whole school accolades, students in Kentwood can receive a nomination and certificate for the coveted CHARACTER pen awarded to students for displaying the CHARACTER values in the school community. In addition, tutor groups compete to win the weekly attendance, house points and charity challenges taking pride in upholding the school values
Alongside being a student ambassador, Kentwood students can become involved in house sports teams, and they have the opportunity to represent the house as a house council member arranging a multitude of fundraising initiatives. Students are invited to take part of a whole host of extra-curricular activities, school productions and sports teams in which they can not only represent the school, but be an ambassador for Kentwood leading the house to success.