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Mr Spanswick's Words Lent 9
Mr Spanswick's Words Lent 9
It's amazing how popular you can become by cancelling a day of school due to bad weather! Anyone would think that three day weekends were a popular phenomenon! In all seriousness, I would like to thank you all for being patient at pick up...
Friday 09 MarchB4 U9 Football Tour and BushcraftAll Day
Monday 12 MarchCharities WEEKAll Day
Wednesday 14 MarchB2 Charity Breaktime10:30am - 11:00am
Thursday 15 MarchBR - 6 Workshare4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday 15 MarchBBC School Report DayAll Day
Thursday 15 MarchB6 - The GreeksAll Day
Friday 16 MarchB2 National ArchivesAll Day
Saturday 17 MarchEnglish Primary Schools ChessAll Day
Monday 19 MarchBR/B1 Charity Breaktime10:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday 20 MarchY5&6 Joint Concert7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday 21 MarchBR to Bucklebury Farm9:15am - 2:45pm
Thursday 22 MarchBR-6 Sponsored Fancy Dress Walk9:30am - 12:00pm
Friday 23 MarchB5 Books and Bushcraft5:00pm - 6:30pm
Friday 23 MarchYR Easter ActivitiesAll Day
From the Office
Our rabbit winners this week are Fraser Jones and Finn Keylock who are both in Year 6. Fraser was very thoughtful this week and helped out some of the younger boys with their charity events. He gave his time selflessly and with energy, as he always does. Finn has impressed a number of his teachers recently with his commitment to his studies and to his team mates on the sports field. Even more importantly, has been such a superb role model for our younger boys to follow as he consistently strives to be his Best Self. Both Fraser and Finn are outstanding pupils and very winners of our Rabbit Awards this week.
After School Activities – THURSDAY 15 MARCH
Please note – There will be no After School Activities taking place next Thursday 15 March due to Workshare.
Charity Fundraising Event
Continuing with our Charity Events, please make a note of the last two dates when the boys will be fundraising at break times.
Year 2 – Wednesday 14 March
Year 1 & Reception – Monday 19 March
Summer Term Activities
Summer term activities will be open for online registration via the Activities Hub (activities.clairescourt.net) from Friday 16 March. Listings are available online early next week, so have a look and decide what you would like to do.
Please check that your login details are correct before Friday 16 as assistance with logging in will not be available between going live and Monday 19 March.
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 activities@clairescourt.net rather than calling the school offices as this will avoid any delay.
After School Care
A reminder that After School Care is available at The College for all boys from 5pm-6.30pm Monday – Thursday and from 4pm-6.30pm on Fridays. This must be booked in advance and by 12 noon latest. This can be done verbally or in a homework diary.
PTA News
Easter Event
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
Tickets now on sale - what you need to know to reserve your table >>>
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.
A Taste Of Life At Senior Boys!A Taste Of Life At Senior Boys!

Junior Boys in Year 5 recently enjoyed a taster morning at Senior Boys. The boys extracted salt from rock salt using a variety of techniques - dissolving, filtration, evaporation and crystallisation. They also looked at salt crystals under a...
Qualified For The ISA National Football Tournament!

Junior Boys hosted the U11 ISA Football Regional qualifiers for the first time on Monday 5 March.
Qualified For The ISA National Football Tournament!
Charity SaleCharity Sale

As well as the snow, the Year 5 boys were very excited for their charity sale to go ahead and it was a great success.
News from the Sports Master
After last week, when no year groups played any matches due to the arctic weather, we have all been pleased to get back to normal this week.
The week started with us hosting 25 different teams in the ISA London West U11 5 a-side tournament. Please see the full write up from Mr Goddard in the Latest News section. I am extremely pleased to report that one of our teams finished second and has qualified through to the National event that is due to take place at Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth on Friday 23 March.
The U9s travelled to Moulsford on Tuesday to play a triangular fixture with Moulsford and Abingdon schools. With lots of short matches this supplied our U9A&B teams with an excellent opportunity to get fully prepared for their tour to the south coast this weekend. We all wish them the best of luck.
The U10s travelled to St John’s Beaumont and had a very successful afternoon winning four out of the five fixtures. Mr Butterfield was particularly impressed with the standard of football being played across all the teams.  
The U11s hosted St John’s Beaumont each team went unbeaten through the afternoon, with good solid wins for the U11A,C,D and E teams and the U11B playing out a successful 2-2 draw.
This week's Team of the Week:
GK - Joel Hannan
D - Casper Bose
D - Zack Sullivan
RM - Oscar Helm
CM - Finn Keylock
CM - Billy Ray
LM - Jake Hyslop
CF - Jack Newton
CF - Prabhan Kang
News from the Chess Master
It has been a busy week! After half a term, the Delancey Chess tournament has now reached its final round, to be played at first break on Wednesday 14 March. 17 points are needed for boys to qualify for the area Megafinal (details to follow upon qualification).
Our Lent term tournament will be held on Monday 26 March, 2-6pm. As well as being our usual termly tournament, this event will also provide another chance to qualify for the Delancey Megafinal! The entry fee is £1 and the tournament is open for all in Year 2 and above. An entry form is here and a printed copy is also available from the Chess noticeboard.
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