Claires Court Bulletin

SIXTH FORM

FROM THE HEADS OF SIXTH FORM

Dear Parents,


End of term reports will be posted to you today. The students have been advised to take notice of the feedback given in the reports by subject staff to improve their grades and exam performance. If this is acted upon immediately, there is still time to see an improvement in their mock exams in February.


Andy Giles

Stephanie Rogers

FORTHCOMING DATES

Fri 13 January - Sixth Form reports issued

Tues 17 January - IGCSE Maths Paper 2. 9am Senior Boys site

Tues 17 January - Visiting Speaker, Christopher Ward, Entrepreneur 3.30pm HM4

Thurs & Fri 19 & 20 January - Sixth Form Art mock exams

Sat 21 January - Berks Cross Country Championships

Wed 25 Janaury - IGCSE English paper 9am Senior Boys site

Thurs 9 Feb - Heathrow Jobs & Careers Fair, Sofitel Hotel, T5, Heathrow

Mon 20 - Fri 24 Feb - Mock AS and A Level exams

Bulletin Questionnaire

Thank you to everyone that has completed our Bulletin Questionnaire. If you haven’t done so, the form will be open for your feedback until 12 noon on Monday 16 January.

Emergency Closure Guidance

As the weather gets colder, here are the details in case we need to close the School due to adverse weather conditions.

Swimarathon at the Magnet Leisure Centre

On Saturday 7th January, a small band of generous spirited, fun loving 6th formers represented Claires Court in the Lions Club annual swimarathon at The Magnet. Year 12 were represented by Hattie Thomas, Tom May and Todd Muil and Year 13 were represented by Flora Gault, Sophie Corrigal, Laura Batten, Alexei Murphy, Chris Rayer and Toby Yates. Daisy Fowler, Mrs. Burdett and Ms Renardson cheered them on as they completed a total of 117 laps (334 lengths). The exact amount of money raised by the teams is still to be confirmed but as the photos show, they were supporting the Lions Club charities and Foodshare (Maidenhead). The various food items on the posters are all examples of items currently required by Foodshare for distribution to local people in need.


Our swimmers really did Claires Court proud as their camaraderie, team spirit, generosity and determination were an absolute delight to behold. They were real stars.

You can see more photographs on the website.


Mrs Burdett

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YE Business Awards

Our three teams (Strike Vinyl, String Line and Lagoon) went to the Young Enterprise meeting on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at Adobe, Maidenhead. All teams were congratulated on their hard work and efforts to date. The three teams submitted their business plans in December which were of an excellent standard. Competition is strong as there are 13 teams in the SWIM area therefore each team recognises they have a lot of work to do before the Slough Trade Fair on Saturday 4th February. Here are the three teams with Mr Kevin Hunt - Chair for the Area Board


Mrs Sahota

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ISA Sixth Form Essay Competition

Entry is now open for the 2017 ISA Sixth Form Essay Competition. The essays will be judged in three subject areas: English and Literary Analysis, Science, IT and Technology and Arts and Humanities subjects. Submissions may be pieces of work that have already been completed in the course of sixth form studies, however they must be within the 1500 word strict maximum limit and they should not have been heavily edited/re-drafted following teacher comments/feedback.


Come to the Library to find out more and or see the full details on the ISA website.

Closing date: Monday 20 March 2017.