Senior Girls Bulletin
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Mr Richards' words Autumn week 5
Mr Richards' words Autumn week 5
The topic of girls' friendships has been the main point of focus for us this week.
Friday 08 OctoberWhole School Open Morning9:30am - 11:30am
Saturday 09 OctoberPTA Fireworks & Halloween Spectacular 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday 12 OctoberG7/G8 Interhouse Swim Gala2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday 13 OctoberG8-G11 C-19 ImmunisationsAll Day
Wednesday 13 OctoberY11 Art & Textiles Mock Exam All DayAll Day
Wednesday 13 OctoberNasal Flu Spray (Years 7 - 11)All Day
Thursday 14 OctoberY11 Art & Textiles Mock Exam All DayAll Day
Thursday 14 OctoberPTA Uniform Sale3:15pm - 5:00pm
Monday 18 OctoberHalf TermAll Day
From the Office
Claires Court Jubilee Tree Canopy Unveiled
We are delighted to announce a new initiative to celebrate both our School Diamond Jubilee and HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year.  One hundred families will be able to purchase a tree and build a legacy for the landscape for years to come.  Please take a look at this exciting project highlighted in our news story here.  

PTA Firework and Halloween Spectacular - 5pm Saturday 9 October
Thank you to all those who have purchased their tickets for the Fireworks and Halloween Spectacular in advance via the Payment Portal. Your wristbands will be ready for you to collect at the gate tomorrow in an envelope with your child’s name on. If you haven’t purchased tickets but wish to attend, you can buy tickets on the gate (£30 family, £10 adult, £6 child) but food cannot be guaranteed. Please note this event takes place at Junior Boys (sat nav SL6 4QQ).


LFT and PCR Testing
Please ensure your daughter is Lateral Flow Testing twice weekly and reporting results via the GOV.UK website. Please remember LFTs are for asymptomatic testing only, so if your daughter is displaying any of three main covid symptoms (temperature, cough or loss of smell), they must take a PCR test and should not come into school until you have received the results. Please inform the school of PCR test results once received on Thank you.

Nasal Flu Spray & Covid-19 Vaccinations - 13 October
Please either consent or opt out for both of these immunisations separately by completing the forms from the NHS Berkshire Health Immunisation team below by the end of the day 10 October, using the school code BK110153G. Please do not complete more than one consent form. You can contact the NHS Berkshire Healthcare Immunisation Team directly with any questions on 0300 365 0077. PTA Nearly New Uniform Sale ** AMENDED DATE** Thursday 14 October
Please note that our PTA are now holding the Nearly New Uniform Sale on Thursday 14 October at 3.45pm.  The sale will be held in the Sports Hall and entrance/exit is via the external stage door (please use the swimming pool gates at the lower end of the main car park).

Donations of clean uniform to be dropped off at the school office before Monday 11 October.

Reporting your daughter’s absence from school
Please don’t forget to call the school office to report any sickness/absence/medical appointments on 01628 327500 or alternatively you can email


Inter-house Swimming Gala G7/G8 - Tuesday 12 October

We would like to invite our G7 and G8 Parents to the Inter-house Swim Gala on Tuesday 12 October.  The event will start at 2pm finishing at 4pm. Parents are asked to use the entrance via the swimming pool gate at the lower end of the car park.  Refreshments will be available.  Please note that parents will be viewing the event from outside the swimming pool due to the lack of space inside.

Parent Focus Group - Year 7 Thursday 14 October
We are keen to put together a small Year 7 Parent Focus Group which would meet every few months with Mrs Ruddick (Deputy Head-Pastoral) and Mrs Austin-Smith (Head of Year 7).  The main purpose of the group is to provide constructive feedback to the school as well as providing an opportunity for parents to share opinions, feelings and perceptions on school based activities.  If you are interested in being part of this, please email Mrs Ruddick by the end of the day today, Friday 8 October.  The meeting will be held online via a google meet on Thursday 14 October at 12pm.

Year 7 Parent Evening/Workshare - Thursday 11 November 6pm-8.30pm
Please **Save the Date** - further information to follow soon.


Parents’ Evening Wednesday 3 November 6pm-8pm

Parents and girls in Year 11 are invited into school on Wednesday 3 November. Your daughter has been given the timed appointment sheet for her to make appointments for you to see her subject teachers and this has also been put onto google classroom for the Year 11 girls to access.  Light refreshments will be served.
Mrs Rogers' words Autumn week 5Mrs Rogers' words Autumn week 5

The Zen Zone is up and running, with a significant number of students joining Ms Ackland-Snow in the art room on Fridays for hot chocolate and a chat about the stuff that matters to them. I dropped by and was treated to a doughnut and was impressed...
Claires Court Jubilee Tree Canopy Project Unveiled

In order to celebrate two major Jubilees this academic year, the Principals confirm their intention to create a woodland tree canopy and wildlife corridor across its fields at Claires Court Junior Boys by Maidenhead Thicket. The new canopy will be al
Claires Court Jubilee Tree Canopy Project Unveiled
Decorated Olympic athlete unveils Claires Court libraryDecorated Olympic athlete unveils Claires Court library

We were delighted to welcome back former Head Girl Ellie Rayer, now a decorated Olympian, to formally open the newly refurbished Senior Girls Library on Monday 27 September. 
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