CLAIRES COURT BULLETIN
FROM THE HEAD'S DESK
A long but extremely useful evening, this best describes our Year 11 Parents Evening, it was good to meet and plan the final run up to the GCSE examinations.
Congratulations to Harry Turner who has been selected to run for Berkshire in the National Schools Cross Country Championships, this is a good time to remind parents of our own House Cross Country event , a week Saturday, I hope to see a good turn out.
Year 7 have their Rushall Farm visit on Monday, as I am joining the trip I am hoping for good weather, the forecast looks dry but the boys should be prepared for a wet day out. Year 10 have their Academic Mentoring meetings next week, very important to ensure the boys are working well.
Lastly good luck to the U16 7 s squad who are competing in the National ISA competition at MRFC next Wednesday.
Red Nose DayWe are selling the Red Noses as from Monday 6 March - please tell your son to come into the School Office to 'pick' their nose £1.00 each.
'3 for 3' Charity Week Monday 13 - Friday 17 MarchVarious activities will be taking place during the above week to raise monies for charities - the boys will need small amounts of cash 10p - £1.00 to participate. The charities Senior Boys is supporting are Alexander Devine, SportsAble and Thames Valley Adventure Playground.
PTA Ball - 13 May 2017
Tickets now on sale! This popular event sells out quick so make sure you purchase your tickets now. All the information you need can be found here.
PTA Easter Egg HuntDon’t forget to buy your tickets for the Easter Egg Hunt. There is also a competition to make a hat for the Mad Hatter, more information can be found here.
Saturday 4 March - ISA National Cross Country
Monday 6 March - Year 7 Rushall Farm
Tuesday 7 March - Open Morning 9.30 - 11.30
Year 10 Academic Mentoring 1.30pm to 8.00pm - Sports Hall
Wednesday 8 March - Year 10 Academic Mentoring continues 8.00am to 1.15pm
ISA U16 Rugby 7's at Maidenhead Rugby Football Club
Thursday 9 March - Year 10 one-to-one Interviews with Helen Cole - Careers Advisor
Friday 10 March - Year 11 Sports Photographs - Sparkly kit please
Saturday 11 March - House Cross Country at Claires Court & Phoenix (SL6 0NS)
Monday 13 March - 3for3 Charity Week
Year 8 Improving Essential Skills - Part II
Wednesday 22 March - Joint Senior Music Concert at our Senior Girls site, College Avenue from 6.30pm. A lot of ensembles will be playing as well as solo items from across the two sites. All are welcome to attend.
YEAR 7 Geography Trip - Monday 6 March. To Rushall Farm. Details have been emailed home.
Year 10 GCSE Geography Trip - Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 March. To Margam Park Field Studies Centre in Port Talbot, an essential study period for our GCSE Geography pupils. A fully detailed sheet has been emailed home, hard copies available from the information rack in reception.
FROM THE OFFICE
We are searching for a kit bag (full of kit) belonging to Charlie Milligan. Please double check you have the correct kit bag.
Apologies in last week's bulletin to Joe Thompson Year 7 who passed his Grade 3 Classical Guitar and NOT Grade 1.
Scientist of the Week
Oliver Lythgoe (9D) for his fantastic revision notes and Daniel D'Souza (11A) and Lucas Ould (11D) for their superb kidney dissections.
English Department - Reader of the Week
Year 7 - Benjamin Dyer 7B
Year 8 - Henry Tate 8A (2nd week in a row!)
MFL - Linguist of the Week
Govind Basra (8A) and Tom Crossfield (11C)
Spectacular Chemical Reaction
Year 10 investigate the enzyme catalase >>>
Cricket Tour to St Lucia
Read what some of the boys had to say >>>
PTA recognise achievements of the quad who won the Fawley Challenge Cup >>>