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Mr Wilding's words summer week 5
Mr Wilding's words summer week 5
As we reach the end of another working week in what feels like an eternal Winter, most are hugely comforted by the friendship and camaraderie that abounds. Even on the worst of wet breaks, 4 square, basketball and cricket matches erupt across the...
Tuesday 25 MayVirtual Senior Girls Open Evening ( - 7:30pm
Tuesday 25 MayB10 Virtual Parents Briefing ( - 7:30pm
Wednesday 26 MayYear 9 ImmunisationsAll Day
Thursday 27 MaySenior Boys Open Evening ( - 7:30pm
Friday 28 MayB11 Final Assembly ( - 10:30am
Monday 31 MayHalf-Term HolidayAll Day
From the Office

Considerate and Legal Parking/Stopping

Please help us keep our neighbours happy by not stopping on the double yellow lines near school. They are there to prevent accidents, involving both pedestrians and/or vehicles, in dangerous places. Thank you for your support in keeping our children and local community safe.
Combined Cadet Force (CCF) Enrolment - Friday 28 May

Please find the recording and slides from Tuesday’s Combined Cadet Force presentation with Steve Richards, Sasha O'Clee and RSM Stephen Larkin. Please find further details and information about joining in this letter and if you wish to enrol, or register interest for future enrolment, please visit the CC CCF site. Enrolment forms are to be completed by Friday 28 May.

Team sheets will be emailed to boys and parents in advance of fixtures, but can also be checked at using the password CCsport2020. 


Accelerated Read Reports 

Your son’s most recent Accelerated Reader Report has now been uploaded to the Parent Portal. Please login and you will find it under ‘Reports and Documents’, called Star Reader Parent Report. This provides information on Reading Age and Reading Range (ZPD Range), from which boys should be selecting books for optimal growth in reading. There will be a final fourth assessment in July. Please also look at the ‘Renaissance Home Connect Informational Letter’ from October 2020. This provides information about the ‘Home Connect’ service, which allows you to see what books your son has read and his book quiz scores.


Year 9 Parent Teacher Meetings - 6 July

Further details will follow, but please save the date for now. In order to help us firm up plans, we would be interested to know your thoughts on either face-to-face or virtual meetings with your son’s teachers. Please complete this form by Friday 28 May to indicate your preference and whilst we cannot promise to meet everyone's needs, we will consider all comments made.
Year 9 immunisations - 26 May
The Year 9 Meningococcal ACWY & Diphtheria and Polio Booster immunisations taking place at school on 26 May (letter). 


B10 Virtual Parent Briefing - Tuesday 25 May 6.30pm

You are invited to join Mr Wilding and Mr Young, Head of Year 10, for a virtual Parent Briefing at 6.30pm on Tuesday 25 May, with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. Please join using this MEET link with your camera and mic turned off (


T101 Sign Up Deadline - 9am Monday 24 May

This year's T101 programme offers exciting opportunities for you to see for yourself what studying in Sixth Form is all about. The academic and practical subjects you select will act as a bridge between now and the Sixth Form, a chance to find out what the subjects you are interested in are really like at the next level. Please use this Google Form to sign up for the specific academic and creative A Level and BTEC taster lessons you wish to attend. You will need to select one subject for each period on the days that you are selecting. An overview of the timetable can be found here. Please complete this form by 9am Monday 24 May.
Year 11 Final Assembly - Friday 28 May 
You are invited to join the Year 11 boys’ Final Assembly on Friday 28 May, which will be livestreamed to parents for a 9am start ( Please ensure your son is wearing smart Claires Court branded sports kit for this day, as they will have games in the afternoon. Additionally, we will be taking an informal ‘leavers’ photo on Tuesday 25 May, when boys will be in school uniform, so again looking smart please!
Year 11 Thorpe Park - Thursday 24 June
The Year 11 Thorpe Park day is planned for Thursday 24 June. Further information about the arrangements will follow including costs, timings and booking form.
Year 11 Prom - Wednesday 30 June
Please save the date for the Year 11 Prom to be held at Lillibrooke Manor on Wednesday 30 June. Further details to follow.
Linguists of the Week

In French:
  • KS3: Harry C (7C) & Alex W (8B) both for great participation and making really useful contributions in class
  • KS4: a special mention to Year 11 for their continued hard work!
 Mathematicians of the Week
Milan T (Year 7), Nathaniel G (Year 8), Zarar B and Bryn C (Year 9) and Oliver T, Archie L and Cameron T (Year 10).

Scientists of the Week
  • James B (Year 7) for excellent knowledge and use of gears in STEM Club
  • Harry B (Year 8) for excellent construction skills using K’nex gears
  • Year 10 set 2 for excellent determination and focus when revising for CT3 this week
  • Will C, Alex H and James P (Year 11) for doing very well in Biology and Physics mini assessment 2
Stanley Spencer Gallery competition finalists are chosen!Stanley Spencer Gallery competition finalists are chosen!

Back in February the Stanley Spencer Gallery announced their competition, ‘Spring’, where Claires Court pupils were encouraged to create their interpretation of new beginnings.  They were encouraged to use any media or material...
Former Claires Court student hosts Radio 1 show for the second time

Former Claires Court student, Sam MacGregor, has been invited back to Radio 1 to present the early morning Breakfast show, with co-host Danni Diston, for the month of June. 
Former Claires Court student hosts Radio 1 show for the second time
Junior Chess Success at Claires CourtJunior Chess Success at Claires Court

Five Claires Court Junior Boys pupils have been selected to represent Maidenhead at the Junior Club Teams Chess final, hosted virtually by Barnet Junior Chess Association.
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