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Mr Spanswick's Words Summer 10
Mr Spanswick's Words Summer 10
When I was younger I used to play a bit of tennis. I ended up playing some tournaments abroad and when I was 15 years old during one match in Austria I hurt my back badly when serving, and it became an injury that would plague me for the remainder...
Friday 29 JuneJB Sports DayAll Day
Friday 29 JuneArt Exhibition in MezzAll Day
Monday 02 JulySpeech & Drama ExamsAll Day
Monday 02 JulyCurrent B2 Parents Info Morning8:45am - 9:30am
Tuesday 03 JulyCurrent B3 Parents' Info Morning8:45am - 9:30am
Tuesday 03 JulySpeech & Drama ExamsAll Day
Wednesday 04 JulyCurrent B4 Parents' Info Morning8:45am - 9:30am
Wednesday 04 JulyB1 Windsor Castle9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 05 JulyNew Year 3-6 Parents Event 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Friday 06 JulyBR Graduation2:00pm - 3:30pm
Friday 06 JulyCurrent B5 Parents' Info morning8:45am - 9:30am
Monday 09 JulyCurrent B1 Parents' Info Morning8:45am - 9:30am
Monday 09 JulyBR-2New Boys afternoon1:30pm - 4:00pm
Monday 09 JulyCCJB Chess Tournament1:30pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday 10 JulyBR-2 Concert & Prize Giving9:15am - 10:15am
Wednesday 11 JulyCurrent Reception Parents' Info morning8:45am - 9:30am
Wednesday 11 JulyJB Concert, Prize Giving & Speech Day1:15pm - 3:45pm
Thursday 12 JulyYear 6 Leavers' Assembly9:30am - 10:30am
Friday 13 JulySchool Term EndsAll Day
From the Office
The Rabbit winners this week are in Years 1 and 4. Harry Notton-Brown was so kind and thoughtful this week. He helped a young visitor, looking after him and ensuring that the visitor had a wonderful day. All the pupils in the school can tell you where they should be quiet and walk sensibly. They know when and how to line up outside classrooms. Jack Terry has been spotted on many occasions doing just that and not needing to be reminded what to do! Well done Jack and Harry. Both boys have demonstrated that they deserve to be Rabbit winners this week.
Last Week of Summer Term - early buses.
There will be no Activity or Study Clubs week commencing 9 July.
After School Care - available Monday to Thursday only (available for Nursery children only on the last day of term).
Last day of Summer Term - Friday 13 July
Junior Boys – School finishes at 12 noon.
Buses home are operating at the revised times to coincide with the early finish.
Extreme in 2018
We invite your son to pack a book on his Summer holiday and have a photo taken reading it. All photos will be displayed in the Library and there will be prizes for the most inventive, crazy and daring photograph! Full details here.
Current users: Thank you for your responses.  
Interested in using the coach? We still have availability on all our routes from September and welcome new users. Timetables and how to book can be found on the coach services section of our website.
Heads For The DayHeads For The Day

On Wednesday, the Junior Boys were taken by surprise as they arrived at school, not greeted by Justin Spanswick, but by Max and Dylan!
Chess Alfresco

Due to the lovely weather we’ve had this week, it was the turn of the Wednesday chess club to take their sets and venture out onto the lawn.
Chess Alfresco
Berkhamsted U11 TournamentBerkhamsted U11 Tournament

Marking their last cricket tournament as Junior Boys, our Year 6 boys travelled to Berkhamsted School to play six-a-side cricket, with each team bowling six overs. The tournament, now in its second year, allows our team to play against some schools...
News from the Sports Master
This week seems like it has all been building towards Sports Day, a full report will go into next week's bulletin.
This week our U11s took a 6 a-side team to the Berkhamsted tournament. Our pupils played some outstanding cricket and won all their group matches to take them through to the final where they were narrowly pipped into second place. Please see Mr Goddard’s report for all the details and stats.
While on Wednesday our U11s had their last game of the season. With the U11A,B & C teams all playing Gayhurst and the U11D1 and U11D2 teams playing host to Herries. All teams finished off the season with excellent wins. Special mention must go to the U11D1 and U11D2 teams who both finished with 100% winning records.
News from the Chess Master
Chess alfresco
We were blessed again with good weather this week and so it was the turn of the Wednesday chess club to take the sets and venture out onto the lawn. Whilst a few boys worked on checkmating with a king and queen, others huddled together discussing opening strategy. Either way - time well spent. My thanks go to Miss Bharj for stepping in to help out, and for taking some lovely pictures!
Delancey Southern Gigafinal
Our best wishes and congratulations again to those Claires Court boys who are heading off to the Southern regional Gigafinal this weekend. I understand that the event at Orleans Park School in Twickenham is completely booked up. These boys are already twice winners having come through our school tournament and the Megafinal. Well done. More details next week.
Next week sees our Under 9 team head off to Birmingham to compete in the English Primary Schools Chess Association final.  Mr Tuck is hoping to join us which he will be very welcome.
We are all hoping for a really positive experience. The boys have already done us proud. 
Summer Term Tournament
Deadline for entries for our termly tournament is Friday 6 July. Last minute entry forms available here for printing or a hard copy can be taken from the Chess noticeboard. Entry is £1.

Trip Letters
3-4 Sept - current Y6-12 Sailing Course Portland
6-14 Apr 2019 - current Y4-12 Ski Trip to Italy

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