Homerton College News

28/03/2012 - 01:00
Prizes for general admissions 2011 (pdf 11kb) 1st, 2nd and 3rd year prizes and scholarships (pdf 107kb)
21/03/2012 - 00:00

The new Chancellor of Cambridge University will be formally installed today and will carry out his first official duty.

Lord Sainsbury will attend a traditional ceremony at the Senate House in King’s Parade this morning.

The ceremony will be a private event, however there will be a formal procession around Senate House Yard.

See:  http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Education-and-Training/Universities/New-Chancellor-to-start-official-duties-21032012.htm

15/03/2012 - 13:42


24/02/2012 - 00:00
A conference on Caribbean Poetry Homerton College / Cambridge Faculty of Education 20-22 September 2012

The Caribbean Poetry Project is a pioneering collaboration between Cambridge University Faculty of Education, the Centre for Commonwealth Education, and the University of West Indies at Mona (Jamaica), St Augustine (Trinidad) and at Cave Hill (Barbados).

Through a joint research and teaching programme, our three-year project will encourage engagement with Caribbean poetry, and...

24/02/2012 - 00:00

In collaboration with Ridley Hall and Homerton College, Access Cambridge Archaeology (ACA) are offering sixth-form students a rare opportunity to take part in an archaeological excavation in the heart of Cambridge this April.

See:  http://accesscambridgearchaeology.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/digging-deeper-to-access-cambridge/

17/01/2012 - 11:37

Queen’s Wing was opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on 29 May 1957.  You are now able to view a film made of this event which has been made available from the College archives.

The film starts with College preparations for the visit and the gathering of local dignitaries, University officials, College staff and students, and school children from the local Morley Primary School. The Queen Mother arrives to much excitement. She then takes an informal tour of the...

17/01/2012 - 00:00

Dr Peter Cunningham's Politics and the Primary Teacher is newly published by Routledge.

Primary teachers deploy an impressive array of knowledge and skills in their work. A rewarding job but one that makes huge demands, it has been increasingly in the political and spotlight. This new book encourages and supports primary teachers in reflecting critically on the politics of the important work they do.

Professor Jim Campbell describes the book a "...

10/12/2011 - 00:00

Dr Peggy Watson, Fellow of Homerton College, has been awarded a prestigious Rockefeller Foundation residency at the Bellagio Center, Italy, to be taken up next year. During the residency she will be working on a project entitled: Globalisation and the Political/Moral Economies of Health Care Change in Eastern Europe.

11/11/2011 - 00:00

Homerton: The Evolution Of A Cambridge College edited by Dr Peter Raby and Dr Peter Warner

This substantial book of some 70,000 words and 180 illustrations was published in November 2010. It celebrates a significant moment in the long history of Homerton College, with the granting of a Royal Charter by Her Majesty the Queen and the College’s simultaneous change from Approved Society to full collegiate status within the University of Cambridge.

The book offers a snapshot of life...

11/11/2011 - 00:00

(For former members of Homerton College who are practising teachers)

Are you a practising teacher? Trying to find time and space to finish a project? Undertaking research?

Homerton offers bursaries to former members who would like to return to Cambridge for a couple of weeks to use the libraries, work with colleagues in the College or various Faculties of the University or simply write and think.

We know how difficult it can be to quarry time out of a professional or...