Claires Court Bulletin

JUNIOR BOYS

WELCOME

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Make sure you check with your son's bag as the Achievements Brochure will be sent home to each family this Friday by 'student post'.


IMPORTANT NOTICES

LATE BUSES AND FULL ACTIVITIES COMMENCE MONDAY 13 JANUARY

FORTHCOMING DATES

Tuesday 14 January - Internet Safety talks during the school day for boys in Yrs 3 – 6

Thursday 16 January – Open Morning from 9.30am – 12.00 noon (11.30 Nursery)

FUTURE EVENTS

Saturday 25 January – Burns Night – Book your tickets online. The event will be at the Junior Boys site at Ridgeway, come along and enjoy all Burns Night traditions including the Addressing of the Haggis, Band, Dinner, Auction and Dinner Games. A really excellent evening.

Friday 7 March – Quiz Night

Saturday 15 March – Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday 10 May – The Ball

NOTES AND TO DO LIST

Please return any outstanding After School Activity forms to the school office as soon as possible.

CHESS NEWS

Saturday 18 January – Maidenhead Junior Chess 09.30am – 11.30am


The Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge will begin next week during morning break time. The tournament is open to the first 30 entrants.

MUSIC NOTES

Woodwind lessons will take place on Monday next week for one week only with Mrs Leech-Bendell , then revert the following week to the usual Tuesday slot.

Apologies from Mr Hastings as he was unwell this week, so lessons will commence next Tuesday and Wednesday. Please refer to the Music Timetable for lesson times.

LIBRARY NEWS

The Scholastic Book Club publishes a leaflet for different age groups on a half – termly basis. There is no pressure to buy from the club, but many parents have enjoyed the opportunity to encourage their sons to develop their reading habits! These leaflets went home with the boys this week. Should you wish to place an order, please return the order form by Friday 17 January.

FROM THE HEAD'S DESK

Happy new Year to all our families, welcome back and a very warm welcome to our new families who have joined us this term. The boys have settled quickly this week, working well in the classroom, sports field, music room and elsewhere. Boys in Year 1 and 5 also enjoyed and were inspired by the Planetarium which came to school yesterday-always a popular and instructive addition to our curriculum - and Year 6 boys were 'enjoying' a Greek battle in the playground as part of thier history experience. A lively start to the term,


SPORTS FIXTURES

Tuesday 14 January - U9A, B, C & D vs OPS (Away)

Wednesday 15 January - U11A, B, C & D vs OPS (Home)


Our sports fixtures and results will be moving to a dedicated site, where you can check and download the information for your child's team only. Click on the button below and have a look around.

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