Claires Court Bulletin

NURSERY AND GIRLS

Bulletin No 12 - Friday 8 July - Summer Term 2016

Information correct as at 3.00pm Friday 8 July 2016

NEWS FROM THE HEADS

PAUL BEVIS

This will be the final Head’s notes from this academic year and it is therefore very fitting that I have some wonderful events to reflect upon.

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LEANNE BARLOW

“Take every chance, drop every fear and always reach for the stars!”


Wow! I cannot believe I am writing my last Bulletin of the year. I know I say it every year but this year really has flown by. My main purpose here is to round up the year (without spoiling our surprises for Thursday!) and also to say thank you.

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SHEENA WILDING

I know that as the year draws to a close I am writing words similar to those 12 months ago but it is true to say that it has been has been another great year. Our EYFS vision to provide an environment that is Stimulating and safe, Tactile and creative, Active and physical, Real and relevant, enabling our children to Shine as independent, successful STARS seems to have produced just that! Seeing the children practising for our annual Sports Day, which unfortunately had to be cancelled due to very wet grass, on the stage at Christmas in front of a huge audience and everything they have done on a weekly basis shows me how incredible your children are. The children are real stars and deserve a very happy and healthy summer break.

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Read our PRINCIPAL'S BLOG

Claires Court win the Fawley Cup at Henley Royal Regatta....

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END OF TERM

EARLY BUSES

Early buses are in operation from w/c Monday 11 July through Thursday 14 July. No activities or study next week


FRIDAY 15 JULY

Nursery full day as normal with ASC being available to Nursery children only from 3.30pm

Lower Junior Girls (Reception-G2) day finishes at 11.50am - please collect from the relevant playground

Junior Girls (G3-G6) day finishes at 12noon - please collect from the relevant playground

Senior Girls day finishes at 12.15noon

All buses will be running in accordance with the early finish on Friday 15 July


REPORTS

School reports will be coming home with your daughter on Friday 15 July together with your end of term mailing


REMINDERS

Junior Girls reminder for PE kit/bags etc to go home for the summer break

Senior Girls all lockers to be emptied (items will be disposed of and padlocks cut if locker is not left open and empty). Girls also to ensure that PE kit is taken home for the summer break

OTHER INFORMATION - please read

DATES FOR NEXT WEEK

Monday 11 July - Start of G10 Enrichment Week/G7-G9 Activity Week/Sports Dinner for selected athletes/G4 Moving up Morning 8.45am

Thursday 14 July - G6 Parents Lunch 12.30pm-1.15pm/GR to G6 Prize Giving 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Friday 15 July - Nursery & Transition Fun Morning

All Nursery & Transition children invited - fun and games involving water so please provide swimwear/towel/change of clothes. Remember sun hats and apply sun cream to your child before they come in.


JUNIOR GIRLS SPORTS DAY - DE PHOTOS

If parents would like to purchase any photos please click on the link www.dephoto.biz/ccjg - the event code is: barlow


LOST

A Junior Girl has lost her running spikes - signed by Morgan Lake - please keep your eyes peeled for them. Would love to find them before the end of term.


GCSE RESULTS DAY - Thursday 25.8.16 - 9.15am to 11.00am

G11 to collect their certificates - if you are away on holiday and wish to have the results emailed home please send in a request to hep@clairescourt.net with a note in the subject line 'GCSE Results' and also giving an email address for them to be sent to. Certificates cannot be posted home as they have to be signed for upon collection.


BUS PASSES FOR OUR COACH SERVICE

A final reminder to parents to complete the online forms - confirming your requirements for next term www.schl.cc/2l, as well as confirming your choice of coach pass www.schl.cc/2n . Please note: Friday 8 July is the deadline for the purchase of an Annual Pass in order to take advantage of 2014-15 prices. Further information on the services offered can be found on our website www.clairescourt.com/coach-services


AUTUMN TERM 2016

Wednesday 7 September New Year 7 Girls Induction Day 9.45am-3.15pm (Parents' tea at 3.00pm - letter to follow)

Thursday 8 September Start of New Autumn Term for Nursery and School

Thursday 8 September/Friday 9 September EARLY BUSES - no study/no activities

Monday 12 September - Thursday 15 September Junior & Senior Girls Study and sports trials only. No activities/normal bus timetable in operation

Monday 19 September All ACTIVITIES commence


TEMPEST WHOLE SCHOOL PHOTO

Please order direct from Tempest - click here for their website - the password is burgundy. A reference number is not required


SIXTH FORM INDUCTION DAY

A reminder to parents to return the Sixth From Induction reply slips to our Registrar asap


PARENTS QUESTIONNAIRE: Please make time to complete our questionnaire to ensure we include your views as part of our post exam review process. Link here

Exhibition TODAY please drop in

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Claires Court Shed Theatre’s production of ‘Coward’

Come and see the Claires Court Shed Theatre’s production of ‘Coward’ this Summer.

He is the ultimate socialite but his Black Dog never leaves his side. In this ambivalent world of sex, song and wit, he exists to expose. But who is the real coward?


‘Highly entertaining and very moving'


Running Time 70 minutes

Age Recommendation 14


https://leicestersquaretheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873555440/events

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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES – Summer holiday (Mon 18 Jul to Fri 2 Sep)

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES – Mon 18 Jul to Fri 2 Sep

Go to What’s On for more on all the exciting activities coming over the holiday, including an RSPB visitor and a day of inflatable fun! Children in year 3 and above can still enjoy a Golf Fun Day on Wed 3 Aug - with tri and street golf, as well as a visit to Huntswood Golf Club. Kool Xtra also have available for Bikeability Levels 1 & 2 at the end of July, as well as workshops of Science, Textiles, Crafts and Cookery >> Go to Book Now to register on the new booking system.

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Girls Olympic Summer Reading Challenge

Don’t forget to send us your entry for the Reading Challenge! Just send a photograph of yourself reading a book to: library@clairescourt.net with your name, class, location and the title of your book. Please note the new email address – this has changed!

Read for your House this summer! On your marks, get set, GO!

Library Book Rescue!

Do you have a good story for the summer? Need some new ideas? Rescue that lonely library book from the back of your locker, return it to the Library and choose something new and exciting for the holidays. We will have book return amnesty boxes outside the Girls’ libraries all next week…

TRIPS

LETTERS GOING HOME

JUNIOR GIRLS Gymnastics Squad Training (selected pupils) starts Thursday 15 September. Consent slip by Friday 9 September 2016

SENIOR GIRLS MFL Trips to Bordeaux/Cologne/Salamanca interim payment due by Friday 29 July 2016