Claires Court Bulletin



Dear Parents,

The students who took part in the Lions Club Swimarathon in January have been invited to the Awards Evening at Cox Green Community Centre on Friday 29 April 2016 at 6.30 pm. The awards will be presented by Hon Theresa May and we will be receiving the award for the most money raised - £835.60. We will also receive a cheque for half that amount made out to our current Sixth Form charity, Food Share Maidenhead. The accompanying staff members are hoping for the opportunity of a chat to Theresa May!

Best wishes,

Andy Giles

Stephanie Rogers


Students were inspired by two excellent theatre productions in London on Wednesday 20 April. They saw a matinee performance of 'Nell Gwynn' at the Apollo in the afternoon followed by 'The Maids' at the Trafalgar Studios. This was an unusual production in a contemporary adaptation and the students found it both witty and entertaining. They were delighted to meet the actress, Uzo Aduba, who plays Suzanne Warren ('Crazy Eyes'), an inmate at the Litchfield Penitentiary. Both of these performances will be of benefit when answering the theory questions in their drama examinations.


Colette Ferguson, Mai Hennessey, Arjun Amlani, Cameron Hobbs and Tom Williams gave an interesting presentation on Thursday evening at the Senior Boys site satisfying one of the pre-requisite tasks in the Silver Award. They talked about their recent expedition to The New Forest which was both witty and informative. It included videos to show what to expect if you visit The New Forest. Well done to all these students who intend to progress now to the Gold Award.

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Fri 29 April - Sixth Form photograph

Mon 2 May - May Bank holiday

Wed 4 May - AS/A2 Art examination

Thurs 5 May - AS/A2 Art examination

Fri 6 May - AS/A2 French/Spanish oral examinations. 2 pm

Tues 10 May - Controlled assessment for AS photography

Mon 16 May - Study Leave for Year 12. First AS exams

Mon 16 May - Controlled assessment for A2 photography

Fri 27 May - Year 13 Leavers' assembly and BBQ

Mon 30 May - Fri 3 June - HALF TERM


Great Gatsby Ball - 14 May 2016

Deadline for payment has passed and the booking forms should have been received by each table leader. These forms must be returned by Friday 29 April so we can provide the caterers with dietary/allergy information. If you need any further information please the PTA directly on

Boat Club Dinner - 7 May 2016

Tickets are available for the Annual Claires Court Schools Boat Club Dinner which will be at the Senior Boys Sports Hall from 7.00pm to 11.00pm This Black Tie or Henley Attire Dinner is a great event. Guest Speaker will be Tom Aggar GB Paralympic Champion and four-times World Champion. Tickets £35 per adult, £30 per student and Family Ticket £115 (2 adults and 2 children).

Booking Form


Thank you if you have already completed the Parental Questionnaire. If not, we would be most grateful if you could take the time to complete the online survey. Responses from parents are vital to help us review what we do and plan for the future.

If you have more than one child, please complete a survey per child. The survey closes 22 April 2016.