Senior Boys Bulletin
Claires Court Maidenhead - from Nursery to Sixth Form
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Mr Wilding's Words Lent 2
Mr Wilding's Words Lent 2
Term is well underway now, and the rain... it raineth every day! It is ironic that we have had to re-establish our sailing centre at Taplow Lake at a time when it might appear that ‘Noah’s flood’ is with us.
Tuesday 21 JanuaryB9 & 10 Drugs Talk9:00am - 1:30pm
Tuesday 21 JanuaryParents Drugs Talk Y7-117:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday 25 JanuaryAcademic Scholarship All Day
Monday 27 JanuaryY8 Art and Science Trip9:00am - 4:30pm
Monday 27 JanuarySt. Lucia Cricket Tour Parent Information Evening6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday 28 JanuaryRowing Information Evening6:30pm - 7:30pm
Thursday 30 JanuaryOpen Morning All Sites9:30am - 11:30am
Friday 31 JanuarySports Scholarships 1:00pm - 6:00pm
From the Office
Diamond Jubilee Ball
Last few weeks for the discounted ticket price for the Diamond Jubilee Ball on Saturday 6 June 2020. For more information or to book please visit our website.

Annual General Meeting of the Claires Court PTA
Join us on Friday 7 February from 9am to hear from our Pupil Voice how they benefit from the donations they receive from the PTA, as well as their review of the PTA year. Those present will be invited to elect the main board and committees. This is a great opportunity to meet those who work within the PTA to support the School.  If you would like to join one of the committees, please contact your school office who will share your details.

Vacancy: PTA Treasurer
The main purpose of this role is to support the PTA with key events throughout the year, by approving expenditure, raising cheques, organising floats and collecting cash raised, and to produce the accounts for the Main Board. This is a part time role, requiring approximately 4 hours a week, including support at school events. Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application by 12pm Monday 3rd February to outlining their reasons for applying and how their previous experience complements the role.

M4 Closures - For Information
Full closure between Junctions 6 to 8/9 both directions - Friday17 January 8pm to Monday 20 January 6am

Bank Holiday Friday
Please note the Early May Bank Holiday this year has moved to Friday 8 May (not Monday 4 May) commemorating VE Day.

Year 11 - A Level Subject Selection Sheets 
For those pupils that have not returned their subject selection sheets please can you return them by Friday 14 February 2020.  Please contact Kim Hall on in the first instance.

Tuesday 21 January - Drugs Awareness Parent Talk (Y7 - Y11)
All parents are invited to attend this talk from Bob Tait Drug Education UK on Tuesday 21 January 7pm-8.30pm in the Sports Hall at Senior Boys, Ray Mill Road East SL6 8TE (refreshments available from 6.45pm). Please complete this form to confirm your attendance by Friday 17 January.

Open morning - Thursday 30 January
All our schools are hosting open mornings from 9.30am to 11.30am on Thursday 30 January, which is the perfect way to get an insight for the next step on the educational ladder. If your son or daughter is preparing to move from Nursery to Junior, Junior to Senior, or Senior to Sixth Form, please visit us for a coffee and tour. 
Book your visit now by clicking here. Please share our open events with friends and family too.

Tuesday 4 February - Y9 Parents/Options Evening 
Save the date, further details to be emailed home soon.

Wednesday 12 February - Y11 Parents Evening 
Opportunity to discuss your son’s report with mock examinations results, which will be published on 24 January.

MFL Linguists of the Week (German)
Max Setchell (8D) and Billy Ray (8A) for their excellent presentation on their dreamhouse.

Mathematicians of the Week
Arjun Mander (Year 7) for an excellent start to the term and Dan Gribben (Year 11) for putting a good revision plan in place for the IGCSE exams.

Scientist of the Week
Fred Cripps (Year 10) for his superb experimental skills in Physics.

Historian of the Week
KS3 - Jake Foster and Louis Stewart for real engagement with tasks on their new topic.
KS4 - Alex Harrison and Gio Berto for working very hard on new topic.
The battle of Sixth Form at charity 'swimarathon'The battle of Sixth Form at charity 'swimarathon'

Our remarkable cohort of Sixth Form students swam an impressive combined total of 157 laps for charity as the two year groups battled against each other in the annual Lions Club of Maidenhead ‘swimarathon’.
Trips and Letters Home
Letters sent home this week
Monday 27 January - Y8 Oxford Museums

Last chance for consent and deposit:
4-11 April 2020 - Y11-13 Hazewinkel Seniors Rowing Camp - Initial Letter
6-11 April 2020 - Y8-10 Hazewinkel Juniors Rowing Camp - Initial Letter

Consent and payment by Friday 14 February 2020
22-24 May 2020 - U13 Cricket Tour to North Devon - Initial Letter
Ray Mill Road East, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8TE
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