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Mr Wilding's Words Week 7
Mr Wilding's Words Week 7
Returning from our half term break has seen a real resurgence in energy and commitment at Senior Boys. We seem to have seamlessly moved into masks too, and both staff and pupils seem to be very conscious of the need to keep very good hygiene and to...
Friday 06 NovemberOpen Morning9:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday 10 NovemberVirtual Sixth Form Open Evening6:45pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday 10 NovemberB11 Academic Mentoring All Day
Tuesday 10 November11A Mrs Ging Academic Mentoring MEET8:45am - 4:15pm
Tuesday 10 November11B Miss Mirza Academic Mentoring MEET8:45am - 4:15pm
Tuesday 10 November11C Mr Cripps Academic Mentoring MEET8:45am - 4:15pm
Tuesday 10 November11D Mr Boulton Academic Mentoring MEET8:45am - 4:15pm
Monday 16 NovemberAnti-Bullying WeekAll Day
From the Office
Friday 6 November B11 grade card mock results
Year 11 parents will receive their son’s grade card with mock results today via email, and these will also be available to view via the Report Portal.

Friday 6 November - Consent for B7 flu vaccination 
Please find the letter you received about flu vaccinations for Year 7 taking place on 7 December. May we kindly ask that you complete the consent form by today Friday 6 November using the school code BK110153B.

Saturday 7 November - Saturday morning sport
It is with regret that we are not able to hold Saturday morning rugby sessions for the boys during the period of lockdown, following the Department for Education’s decree that schools are not permitted to offer sporting activities outside of curriculum time. Once the lockdown is lifted, we will look to resume our provision of Saturday morning sport as soon as possible, and will be in touch again with any updates. Thank you for your understanding.

Tuesday 10 November - B11 academic mentoring
An opportunity for parents to virtually meet with their son’s form tutor. You will receive an email confirming the final schedule and MEET link as soon as all  appointments have been confirmed. 

10 November - Sixth Form Open Evening 6.45pm
Following your academic mentoring meeting please join the team from Sixth Form at their Virtual Open Event (schedule below). You can also find out more about the unique opportunities provided by Claires Court Sixth Form with our Sixth Form Programme.
  • 6.45pm Welcome and introductory remarks from the Head of Sixth Form
  • 7pm Review the Sixth Form subject films and explore other links 
  • 7.15pm Meet the students and scholarship opportunities. Library Services, SEN, Medical and counselling matters
Additional useful Sixth Form links:  
Wednesday 11 November - ‘Wear red to remember’ mufti day
In support of Remembrance Day we are asking pupils to wear red mufti for the day for a £1 donation to the British Legion.  This is a change to the normal poppies on sale, but due to Covid-19 restrictions these are not available to us this year.  Thank you for helping support this worthwhile charity.
Lunch booking form w/c Monday 16 November
Please complete this lunch booking form by 4pm Thursday 12 November to book your child’s lunch for the week commencing 16 November.

New campus 
Our long and eagerly-awaited planning inquiry for the development of the Ridgeway site is nearly upon us, and we are calling for your help and support. The inquiry will be held online by an independent planning inspector from 18 November for eight days.

As we celebrate our diamond jubilee in our 60th year, we would dearly love to cement our plans to bring us all together at one-purpose-built, future-proof campus fit for our quality teaching and the families we care so much about. Letters of support for the plans are welcomed by the inspector and help form a good picture of all the significant benefits arising from our plans that will so positively affect a wide-range of people in our community. More information is being sent to all our families and friends, so we do hope you can help us and show your support and write to: by: Wednesday 17 November 2020. Include the relevant planning references in your subject line (or at the top of your email): 
APP/TO355/W/20/3249117 – Claires Court School
APP/T0355/W/20/3249119 – Sports Pitches and Pavilion

For details of the plans you can visit our website.

Historians of the week
George Miller (Year 11) for his continued commitment to hard work and exemplary organisational skills.
Louis Stewart (Year 10) for excellent class work and a pleasing first GCSE common task.
Linguists of the week
French linguists of the week - Charlie Bayley, Charlie Badman, Joe Fellows and Jack Beever (all Year 10) - for significant improvement in conjugation quizzes!
Mathematicians of the week
Congratulations go to Harry Cartledge (Year 7), Leo Kampanaos (Year 8), Zarar Baig and Finley Connolly (Year 9), Jonah Stevens and Dan Greenwood (Year 10) and Josh Richardson (Year 11).

Scientists of the week
Oliver Ledgar (Year 10) for exceptional performance in the Chemistry CT1
Rohit Tarigopula (Year 10) for excellent reflection on his Chemistry CT1
Jed Wrig.
Fieldwork bubbles and data collectionFieldwork bubbles and data collection

Last half term our Year 13 A level Geography students visited the Highcliffe coastline in Dorset as a crucial part of the Geographical Skills part of the course. With their residential fieldwork opportunity being affected by Covid last April, and...
Senior Boys Teacher steps up as fourth official in Rugby Premiership final

Claires Court's own Mike Hudson will be officiating in the Rugby Union Premiership Final on Saturday between Exeter Chiefs and Wasps. The Senior Boys’ English teacher has been selected to be 4th Official at the Twickenham showpiece.
Senior Boys Teacher steps up as fourth official in Rugby Premiership final
Ray Mill Road East, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8TE
Tel: 01628 327600     Email:

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