|Mr Spanswick's Words Lent 10|
| I am delighted to announce the birth of Evie Rose Hankin who was born just over a week ago. Mrs Hankin, who teaches in our EYFS department and Evie are both doing well and today we have been honoured with a visit!
|From the Office|
Our rabbit winners this week are Alvin Paul and Joshua Spanswick. Alvin is always a very courteous and polite young man and his teachers have noticed him holding the door open for his friends and helping them. Mrs Stay has been very impressed with the way in which Joshua has been working and with the fact that he has always been following the Golden Rules. He has been a great friend to some of the members of his class and both boys are worthy winners of the Rabbits this week.
Charity Fundraising Event
Our final Charity Event will be held on Monday 19 March hosted by Year 1 and Reception.
Don’t forget to grab yourself the latest Spring issue of Newspaper Capers. On sale Monday - 50p per copy.
Lads and Dads - Books and Bushcraft
Join your sons for an evening of lads and dads on Friday 23 March. Find all details here
We would kindly request that if parents are going to watch judo that they ensure younger siblings are not allowed to run around the hall for Health and Safety reasons and to ensure that they do not disrupt the lesson. Thank you for your support in this matter.
Summer Term Activities
Summer term activities are open for online registration via the Activities Hub (activities.clairescourt.net) from Friday 16 March. Listings will be available online early next week, so have a look and decide what you would like to do.
Registration will remain open until 9.00am on Monday 26 March. Closing registration prior to the end of term will enable staff to ensure any organisational matters for the activity groups can be resolved before the holiday.
Activities will begin on Monday 23 April 2018.
Any pupil travelling home on the bus must be signed up for an activity, study session or pre-prep after school care. Pupils not staying after school must register as “Going Home”, ensuring that our “after-hours” fire lists are correct.
If you have any queries, please direct them to email@example.com rather than calling the school offices as this will avoid any delay.
Saturday 24 March 2018
Don’t forget to get your tickets and your competition entries ready more >>>
Summer Ball - Moulin Rouge
Saturday 12 May 2018
Don’t forget to get your tickets and The Big Egg Drop competition entry date has been extended to Thursday 22 March - more >>>
Lost and Found
A watch has been handed in to the School Office, found in the Sports Hall on Monday evening. It has a chunky silver bracelet with blue face with CHR.WARD inscription on the face. Is it yours?
Please Sponsor Mr Denton
Mr Denton in our Sports Department is training hard as he is running the London Marathon this year and raising money for Meningitis research. Please find out more here and help him in his cause.
|News from the Sports Master|
This has been another week where the weather has been interfering with play. Last weekend the U9A&B teams travelled on football tour to Bournemouth on Friday and Saturday. They managed to fit in two matches against Ballard’s school on the Friday where they got two good wins under their belts. Unfortunately their matches on Saturday were called off due to the state of the pitches. This being said, the reports I have heard back from Mr Barber and Mr Grose have stated that the boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were brilliantly behaved being excellent ambassadors for the school throughout their first sports tour.
The pupils that did not travel on tour experienced a fantastic day of bushcraft where they got to make their own doughnuts on an open fire, while on the Saturday many of them played in their own football tournament here at school. All teams topped off a busy period with fixtures against The Beacon on Tuesday. Top marks go to Mr Hill’s U10D team with an excellent 2-1 win.
Sadly the U10A&B teams had their tournament cancelled at Berkhamsted last Saturday and their fixtures at the same school on Wednesday were also lost to waterlogged pitches. However, our groundsmen have been working tirelessly to ensure that we are still able to go ahead today when we welcome 20 different teams for our very own U10 tournament.
The U11 teams played two different schools on Wednesday with our U11A&C teams travelling to tough local opposition - Oldfield. The U11A came away with a hard fought 0-0 draw. While the U11B,D and E teams played Long Close at home. Special mention must go to the U11D team who are still undefeated and have only conceded one goal all season!
There is lots going on this weekend with the U9A&B teams at the OPS tournament, U11 rugby 7s team at the Caldicott festival and the Year 3 get a taste of competitive action in their own House Matches here this weekend.
This week's Team of the Week are:
News from the Chess Master
Our end of term tournament will be on Monday 26 March. Entry forms need to be in by Friday 23 as the draw will be made over the weekend. Entry forms are also available from the Chess noticeboard. The tournament is open to boys in Year 2 and above. The entry fee is £1.
At the time of writing only the last few matches remain to be played. Congratulations to those boys who have qualified for the Megafinal. Details on the Berkshire Megafinal will be out soon.
Good luck to those boys representing the school tomorrow in the first round of the English Primary Schools Chess Association (EPSCA) national tournament at Gateway school. We have a good record in this competition and so it would be nice to win through again to maintain what has become a Claires Court tradition.
21 Mar - BRec Bucklebury Farm Park