Junior Boys Bulletin
Claires Court Maidenhead - from Nursery to Sixth Form
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Mr Richards' Words Autumn 13
Mr Richards' Words Autumn 13
What a wonderful winter term. We returned to a refreshed and sparkling set of buildings and we end the term with all areas glittering with Christmas spirit. The reenergising has been maintained by a staffroom of fantastic practitioners who have fed...
Friday 13 DecemberB5 & 6 Christmas Lunch12:30pm - 1:30pm
Friday 13 DecemberBR-2 Nativity10:30am - 11:30am
Friday 13 DecemberU10 House Matches2:30pm - 4:00pm
Friday 13 DecemberPTA Christmas Fayre12:30pm - 4:30pm
Saturday 14 DecemberChess Tournament9:00am - 12:30pm
Monday 16 DecemberY3-6 Church Rehearsal9:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday 17 DecemberY3&4 Carol Service10:00am - 11:00am
Tuesday 17 DecemberY5&6 Carol Service2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday 17 DecemberSenior Carol Services at St Luke's Church9:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday 18 DecemberSchool Term Finishes for allAll Day
Work of the Week - Monday 9 December - Friday 13 December
Please click on the following link for a list of children who have been selected for the outstanding work they have produced this week.  Their work will be displayed for one week from today, please do come and have a look.  Reception to Year 2’s ‘Work of the Week Display Board’ can be found in the link way of the early years area and Year 3 to Year 4’s ‘Work of the Week Display Board’ can be found inside the back door.

Menu - Week Commencing Monday 16 December
Monday - Chicken Garlic Skewers, Hot Spicy Potatoes and Chargrilled Vegetables
Tuesday - Fish and Chips

Week Commencing Monday 16 December
EARLY BUSES in operation Monday/Tuesday 16/17 December
ACTIVITIES/STUDY are NOT on Monday/Tuesday 16/17 December 
AFTER SCHOOL CARE is available on Monday/Tuesday 16/17 December and only for Nursery children on the last day of term on Wednesday 18 December
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM - Wednesday 18 December Early Finish
FIRST DAY OF NEW TERM LENT TERM 2020 - Wednesday 8 January

Claires Court Chronicle
The school newspaper - Claires Court Chronicle - will be on sale next week (Monday and Tuesday) for pupils to buy. The newspaper is available in black & white for 50p or a colour copy for 70p. All money raised will be donated to The One Can Trust.

Late Sign In
If your child is late please remember to sign them in at the School Office.

Mobile Phones
If your son brings a mobile phone to school, please can you make sure that they sign it in at the School Office in the morning and sign back out at the end of the school day.

Rugby Photos
Reminder that if you wish to purchase an U9 Rugby Team photo, please return your order form to the office by Monday 16 December at the very latest.

Christmas Card Post Box
The post box is now in reception should your son wish to send cards to his form.

Second Hand Uniform Sale / Donations
Every Friday 8.30 - 9.00am. If you have any donations they would be gratefully received.

This winter we are supporting our local charity again by collecting clothes for the homeless in our community.  Any winter coats, hats, scarves, gloves and outerwear welcome. All items should be brought to the School office.

Christmas Festivities and New Year Fun at Holiday Activities
Book your place now for a whole host of festive fun at Holiday Activities this Christmas. For the first time ever we are running two days of Holiday Activities in January. For more information or to book please visit our website.

Claires Court Digital Chromebook Supply for Families
We have been able to secure access to an excellent HP Chromebook offer direct from our suppliers Technoworld. For more information, please visit our website.
Hampers for CharityHampers for Charity

Sixth Form helpers gathered at Senior Boys last weekend to give back to the local community by packing hampers full of goodies to be distributed this Christmas.
Claires Court Digital Chromebook Supply for Families

We have been able to secure access to an excellent HP Chromebook offer direct from our suppliers Technoworld at a cost £10 less than other suppliers. If parents or students have any questions regarding the Chromebooks, please email...
Claires Court Digital Chromebook Supply for Families
The battle for Junior Boys!The battle for Junior Boys!

War cries could be heard all around Junior Boys as Year 6 re-enacted the famous ancient battle between Greek city-states Athens and Sparta!
News from the Sports Master
With all external fixtures wrapped up last week, everyone has turned their attention to House matches this week. Year 3 and 4 kicked things off on Tuesday. Despite the terrible weather there was strong parental support for both Year groups. For the pupils this is often one of the most hotly anticipated days of the term and all Houses clubbed together to put on a fantastic display of rugby. Year 6 played on Wednesday and Year 5 will complete their House matches on Friday and results will follow. The results of the completed Year groups are as follows -
Year 3
1st - Cliveden
2nd - Dorney
3rd - Windsor & Fawley
Year 4 Festival A 
1st - Cliveden
2nd - Windsor
3rd - Fawley
4th - Dorney 
Year 4 Festival B
1st - Dorney
2nd - Windsor
3rd - Cliveden & Fawley
Year 6
1st -  Cliveden
2nd - Dorney
3rd - Fawley
4th -  Windsor
News from the Chess Master
Our Autumn term tournament was held on the afternoon of Monday 9 December and was a great success.
40 pupils entered - a quarter of them from Junior Girls (a new and very welcome high).
Congratulations to all those who took part, especially those playing in a tournament for the first time.
Every point scored by pupils earned points for their House.
Well done to the following prize winners:
U11 Winner - Moksha S
U11 Runner Up - Louie W 
U9 Winner - Tom A
U9 Runner Up - Kanishka S
Year 6 Medal - Josh S
Year 5 Medal - Ethan O
Year 4 Medal - Ben N
Year 3 Medal - Henry P
Year 2 Medal - Louis P
Top Ranking Girl - Megan S who came joint 5th.
Many thanks go to Mr Dennis, Mrs Goford and Mrs Tewari for all their help, as well as to Miss Bharj and Mr Rowan for their photographic expertise.
If your son enjoyed the tournament and would like to have additional chess lessons next year with Mr Tuck, please let me know on rih@clairescourt.net
Ridgeway, The Thicket, Maidenhead, SL6 3QE
Tel: 01628 327400     Email: juniorboys@clairescourt.com

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