Claires Court Bulletin

NURSERY AND GIRLS

Bulletin No 6 - Summer 2016

Information correct as at 3.00pm Friday 20 May 2016

Parking

While we appreciate that there is limited parking, please could we ask that parents and students respect our neighbours when parking at and around all our school sites. Thank you.

NEWS FROM THE HEADS

PAUL BEVIS

This week Mr Bevis talks about:- exams, sporting success, energy drinks, and the power of drama.

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LEANNE BARLOW

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


This week has been exam week and the girls have worked incredibly hard. They have tried their very best and they have all had a fantastic attitude. We will receive the results after half term which will be sent on to you.

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SHEENA WILDING

The nursery children have had enormous fun this week visiting our Junior Boys site, Ridgeway, where they have explored the grounds and the trees, discussing the importance of trees for the environment and undertaking leaf printing and rubbing.

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The Year 11 Head and Deputy Head girls have been announced...


Head Girl - Ellie Jones


Deputy Head Girl - Maddie Sparks


Deputy Head Girl - Allegra Slater

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Examinations

Please ask your daughter to remember to pack a GREEN PEN as part of their EXAM WEEK pencil case. All pupils will change pen colour for the last 15 minutes of their exam papers so make sure they've got one with them.


School Nurse Request

Please could we remind parents the importance of a medication form to accompany medicine that comes into school.


Lost/Found

A number of items are still awaiting their way home to the rightful owners. We have four pairs of glasses, a chain, ear phones and a ring. Please contact the School Office if you have mislaid any of these items.


Dates for your Diary

Thursday 26 May - G5 Forties Experience Day. Forties outfits & a “ration” packed lunch

Friday 27 May & Saturday 28 May - B8-B13 & Girls Nat Schools Rowing Regatta Dorney Lake

Monday 30 May - Friday 3 June - Half Term Holiday

PTA NEWS

Summer Fete on 25 June

This year the theme of our fete is 'The Great Outdoors', a theme inspired by the allotment and bushcraft projects the PTA have recently supported.

If you, or anyone you know, would like to take a stall at this year’s event please contact me at emmarobertson@hotmail.co.uk. We are also looking for a number of raffle prizes. If you are able to contribute something please contact me at the same address. Your support, as always, is much appreciated.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES – May half-term holiday (Tue 31 May to Fri 3 Jun)

Book now and get your ‘best rate’ (ends today - FRI 20 MAY)… join a cultural ‘World of Sport’ week this coming holiday!

Older children can still take part in Sport Xtra Cricket as well as Kool Xtra Cookery, Crafts and Textiles.

Click for more details on What’s on May half-term and booking.


DONATIONS - Just to let you know Holiday Club are always on the lookout for good condition construction toys, board games etc.… if you have any that you’d like to donate it would be much appreciated. Please let us know at holidayclub@clairescourt.com.

MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Thursday 23rd June - Save the Date!

Musical Showcase and Art exhibition: All girls in Years 7-9 and music students in Years 10-13 are putting on a concert showcasing work done over the year in lessons. Join us for an evening of collaborative music making. The evening starts at 6pm for refreshments and with an art exhibition showing work done by Years 8 and 10 for their Arts Award and Year 10 GCSE work. Further details will be available nearer the time.

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TRIPS

LETTERS GOING HOME

G4-G11 Ski Trip 2017 - 1 April to 9 April - deposit and consent slip by Wednesday 15 June


TRIPS UPDATE

G7-G11 Pre-season Sailing Trip - Thursday 1 September/Friday 2 September - final call for deposit and consent slips by Friday 27 May

G7-G11 Sailing Holiday to Weymouth & Portland - Sunday 23 to Saturday 29 October - final call for deposit and consent slips by Friday 27 May

SPORT

FIXTURES

Monday 23 May - G3 to G6 Athletics Vs Highfield 4pm start at cc girls

Tuesday 24 May - GR to G6 Swimming awards during lesson times

Wednesday 25 May - G9 & G10 Knight Frank Athletics at TVAC. Leave school at 3.20pm


Check the PE board / schools sports website for further details.