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Mrs Kirby's Weekly Words Autumn 1
Mrs Kirby's Weekly Words Autumn 1
Welcome back to the new academic year! We are so excited to welcome everyone (old and new) back to Claires Court...
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS
Friday 07 SeptemberGR-6 House Winner's Treat4:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday 10 SeptemberLate Buses Begin 10 SeptAll Day
Monday 10 SeptemberGR-2 Curriculum Meeting9:00am - 9:30am
Monday 10 SeptemberG3-6 Sport Taster Sessions (Netball and Hockey)4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday 11 SeptemberG6 Secondary Transfer Preparation Test9:00am - 11:00am
Wednesday 12 SeptemberG3-6 Curriculum Meeting9:00am - 9:30am
Thursday 13 SeptemberY6 Secondary Transfer Test9:00am - 11:30am
Monday 17 SeptemberFull After School Activity Programme BeginsAll Day
Monday 17 SeptemberG6 Living RainforestAll Day
Thursday 20 SeptemberSENIOR SPEECH DAY2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday 21 SeptemberJeans for Genes DayAll Day
Friday 21 SeptemberY5 PGL Outward BoundAll Day
FROM THE OFFICE
Welcome back to the new Autumn Term! Please don’t forget to look at the parent calendar for all forthcoming events and this weekly bulletin that gets emailed home every Friday (also available on our school website).

Coaches Next Week
Late coaches begin next week Monday 10 September.  There will be a limited activities programme, but there will be supervised study available.  The full activities schedule will begin week commencing 17 September.

School Uniform
All girls can wear their summer uniform up until the October half term holiday after which winter uniform is compulsory (and probably most welcome by then as the weather will be turning colder).

Extended Care
This week our new Extended Care Provision commenced. Our Breakfast Club now includes a breakfast food offering, and our After School Care offers an afternoon tea. We have also changed our booking process at College Avenue for Junior Parents. For Nursery parents, we still ask that Mrs Wilding is informed of your child’s after school arrangements each day.  

The reason for the change is to enable us to facilitate our food offer including dietary requirements, and to ensure that we have enough time to organise the staffing in order to adhere with staff:child ratio requirements.
This has all started very well and we would like to thank all of our parents for their support of our new booking system. We have had a couple of technical hiccups which should be fixed over the coming days, and thank you again all for your cooperation and patience. In light of feedback, we have adjusted our online booking (for Junior Parents) so that once your child has been booked in, this will stand for the whole term. Any necessary changes can be made up to 48 hours before the booked session online, anything after this needs to be communicated with your child’s Form Teacher or School Office.  If in doubt, please let your Form Teacher or Room Leader know what you would like your child’s after school arrangements to be.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Monday 10 September
GR - G2 Curriculum Meetings taking place in the classroom from 9.00am - 9.30am.

Thursday 13 September - Individual School Photos
Winter uniform (and tidy hair and a smile) required to be worn this day.

Monday 17 September
Reception Class ‘My First Photograph’ is being taken by the local newspaper - please look out for your daughter’s class in the Slough Observer.

Full after school activities commence.  

Friday 21 September - Jeans for Genes Day
The girls can wear their jeans for the day for a ‘fine’ of £1 in support of this worthwhile charity (please no ripped jeans/denim shorts/cropped tops - if an item of clothing is deemed to be inappropriate then your daughter will be asked to change into her PE kit for the day).
SPORTS FIXTURES AND RESULTS
Over 11,700 Raised For CharitiesOver 11,700 Raised For Charities

We're so proud to announce that this year during our Charity Week we raised a grand total of £11,705.83 as a school community for our selected charities, Reuben's Fight, Rosie's Rainbow Fund, SportsAble, The Link Foundation, The...
Summer Term Chess Tournament

Considering the Lent Term Chess Tournament had nearly been cancelled due to snow, the weather certainly possessed more than a hint of irony when Junior Boys gathered to play in the Summer Term Chess Tournament on Monday.
Summer Term Chess Tournament
Junior Girls Sports DayJunior Girls Sports Day

Reception through to Year 6 took to the track and field on Wednesday to compete at the annual Sports Day.
LETTERS
Letters on the website this week
14 September - Boys and Girls Rec-Y6 Family Social BBQ
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