Letters Home

Dear Parents / Carers, please regularly refer back to this page on our website - All important information "Letters Home" are posted here.

PE Kit for Year 10 2019-2020


When Erith School became King Henry School in September 2018, it was agreed that changes to pupil PE kits would be phased, so as not to burden parents with additional expense all at once.

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Year 11 Information


I would like to take this opportunity to set out the plans and events taking place between now and results day on 22nd August.

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New Headteacher


After an extensive recruitment process, I am pleased to announce that we have successfully appointed a new Headteacher for King Henry School. 

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Right Time, Right Place, Ready to Learn


Here at King Henry School we believe that we have a responsibility to ensure students make the most of their learning time while they are with us.

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KHS Parent / Carer Update March 2019


It has been a very full and active year so far since Odyssey Trust for Education and Townley Grammar School opened King Henry School. Teams across the two schools have been working on the improvement journey and I am now in a position to provide parents with an update.

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Safeguarding against harmful situations


At King Henry School, we continue to ensure that all students are safeguarded against situations which may lead to harm.

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Operation Encompass


King Henry School have been given the opportunity to take part in a project that will run jointly between schools and the Metropolitan Police Service.  This project is known as Operation Encompass.

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Change to the School Lunch Time during Exams


For the duration of the next mock GCSE examination session which takes place in the week commencing 11 March 2019, there will be a change to the timing of the lunch break. This does not affect the length of the school day or the start and finish times.

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Parent Workshop –
Growth Mindset


Thursday 14th March 2019 – 6pm at King Henry School



Year 9 Options Evening
Thursday 28th February 2019 from 5.00pm – 7.00pm



Careers Fair 2019
Tuesday 5th February 2019, 6pm – 8pm


King Henry School would like to invite you and your son/daughter to our Careers Fair on Tuesday 5th February 2019 from 6.00pm till 8pm. The event is open to all King Henry School students; with an accompanying adult.

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Money Mule and Money Laundering


King Henry School feel it is important to keep parents up to date on any concerns or issues raised within the local community. It has been brought to our attention that there has been a worrying increase in the number ‘money mule’ scams targeting young people have more than doubled in the last twelve months, a record rise over a one-year period.

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Christmas Jumper Day and End of Term arrangements


After a successful first term here at King Henry School, we would like to thank you for your ongoing support in ensuring ongoing improvement.

As we approach the end of term, we wanted to update you in regard to end of term arrangements.

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King Henry School – Update


As we are now in the second half of the Autumn Term at King Henry School I wished to provide you with an update on developments and look ahead to the rest of this term.

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Mobile Phone Use


Use of mobile phones in school

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Year 7 meet the Tutor Parents’ Evening


I am writing to extend a warm welcome to you to attend the Year 7 Meet the Tutor Parents’ Evening on Thursday 1st November 2018.

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Parent Governor Elections


King Henry School Local Governing Body - Election of Parent Governors

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“Mindset and Motivation
– a parent’s guide”


You may be aware that more and more schools are embracing and embedding a new educational idea called mindset theory. It’s the work of Professor Carol Dweck of Stanford University.

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King Henry School Local Governing Body
– Seeking Parent Governors


Are you interested in joining King Henry’s Local Governing Body as a Parent Governor? We have two vacancies, and need your skills and knowledge as a parent to help steer the school’s priorities and strategy to assure continued success.

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Mr R Leitch Chair of Governors
Letter to Parents at King Henry School


I am pleased to write to you and introduce myself as the new Chair of Governors at King Henry School. We are embarking upon an exciting new chapter in the school’s history as part of the Odyssey Trust for Education.

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Advance Notice of School Closures this Autumn Term 2018


I am writing to remind you of the following school closures which will be taking place during this Autumn Term.

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Changes from September as King Henry School


We will be returning in September to King Henry School having joined the new Odyssey Trust for Education and working together with Townley Grammar School.

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King Henry School
Parents Vision & Behaviour


Welcome to King Henry School. This is a new beginning, both for those who previously attended Erith School and for those who are joining King Henry for the first time.

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