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Mr Spanswick's Words Summer 7
Mr Spanswick's Words Summer 7
I hope you all had a lovely half term break. I have chosen to use my words this week to inform you of staffing changes that will be occurring for the next academic year. Firstly, Mrs Sue Thomson, our Year 2 teacher and Head of Key Stage 1 will...
Friday 09 JuneB6 Cricket TourAll Day
Friday 09 JuneB5&B6 Activities @ LongridgeAll Day
Friday 09 JuneB5 Cricket Tour South CoastAll Day
Monday 12 JuneHealthy Eating WeekAll Day
Monday 12 JuneHealthy Eating WeekAll Day
Monday 12 JuneY3 Vikings DayAll Day
Tuesday 13 JuneY3-6 Maths ChampionshipsAll Day
Wednesday 14 JuneSpeech & Drama ExamsAll Day
Wednesday 14 JuneBR-2 Swimming Gala9:00am - 12:30pm
Thursday 15 JuneSpeech & Drama ExamsAll Day
Friday 16 JuneY4 Chembakolli DayAll Day
Friday 16 JuneB5&6 Swimming Gala1:30pm - 3:30pm
Monday 19 JuneB3-6 ISA National Athletics ChampionshipsAll Day
Monday 19 JuneB6 Parents Evening4:00pm - 5:00pm
Monday 19 JuneB5/B6 Drama Showcase2:00pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday 21 JuneTravelling Book FairAll Day
Wednesday 21 JuneBR-4 Parents Evening4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday 21 JuneJB Speech and Drama Showcase (part 2)2:30pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 22 JuneB5 Parents Evening4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday 23 JuneB5 Parents Information Morning8:45am - 9:45am
Friday 23 JuneB3&4 Swimming Gala9:30am - 11:00am
From the Office
Travelling Book Fair  Wednesday 21 June
Boys will have a chance to buy during the day but there will be an opportunity to buy after school as well. The popular buy 3, get the cheapest free scheme will be on offer again and a brochure will be sent home by boy post next week.

- The boys attending speech and drama will be sitting their exams on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 June.
- Please bring any outstanding Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers into school by Friday 6 June.
- Years 3-6.  Please ensure boys have pencils, pen, glue stick, scissors and a ruler in their pencil case for lessons.
- Please ask parents to read their emails.  A letter was sent out before half term giving details of costumes required for the Summer Production.  Further information can be obtained from JAI@clairescourt.net.

Healthy Eating Week
Next week the school we will be taking part in national Healthy Eating week along with over 4 million other young people across the country.

Each site have their own classroom activities planned whilst the dining rooms will be giving away healthy alternatives to eat or drink and there may be some yucky colours involved! The exciting event kicks off with the catering department throwing down the gauntlet to all our pupils who visit our dining rooms to see who can eat the healthiest, as the dining experience is about choice. Points are ‘till’ allocated through purchases but be careful as one wrong item could wipe out the score but pupils won’t know until the end! The healthiest eater on each site will receive not only a certificate but a “healthy” prize.

So please encourage your child to try, taste, get involved and enjoy.

PTA Summer Fete – Tickets now on sale
Tickets can be purchased via the Payment Portal with a prize worth £175 if purchase before the event. A family ticket is £5, each extra adult entry is £2 and unaccompanied children £1. Further details can be found here.

So far, we have raised money to buy new books, a new stage, support pupils voice and the amazing last day musical workshop that all our children will really enjoy. What we need now is all your names on the rota distributed by your year group rep - this is something that really can not be done without you. If you can not make it, maybe your partner, husband, mother in-law, parents, friends... would like to do.
TOYS - Reception are now collecting all toys for the Summer Fete. Please remember they have to be in good condition (nearly new). BOOKS %u200B- Year 2 need donations for those books that you know you don't need anymore. This can include stationary (notebooks) that are in good condition. 
A place for donations will be ready for you to leave just outside the dining room from Wednesday 14 June.

News from the Chess Master
The take-up for chess this term is as high as ever. Who said that chess is only played in the winter months?
Summer Term Tournament The entry slips for the Summer Term Tournament have already started coming in along with the £1 entry fee. Entry forms are available on the Chess noticeboard. The tournament will be held between 2-6pm on Monday 3 July.
Maidenhead Junior Chess ClubGood luck to Aaran Hitschmann, Siddhant Nayak, Noah Olikara, Moksha Suriarachchi and Josh Sharma who are all entered into the Maidenhead Junior club tournament here on Saturday morning. These tournaments provide a great way to improve your chess. The calendar for Maidenhead Chess Club can be found online at Maidenhead Junior Chess Club and is also on the Chess noticeboard.

"A master looks at every move he would like to make, especially the impossible ones." GM Garry Kasparov

News from the Sports Master
Sadly the wet weather stopped the U9 fixture going ahead against Chesham Prep this Tuesday. Wednesday was our ISA Athletics, the full news article is below. This Friday sees our U11A team and our U10A & U11B teams travel away on cricket tour to the west country and the south coast respectively. The pupils in year 5&6 who are not on tour have an action packed couple of days planned with outward bounds activities and an overnight camp at Longridge.

Rabbit Awards
Although we have two Rabbit Award winners this week, only 1 will be mentioned in the bulletin as the other winner is currently on an outward bound weekend!
Very well done to Toby Jeffery in Year 1 who has won the rabbit award this week for being such a wonderful role model for his peers and for being so helpful to staff.
What's Planned for JB Healthy Eating WeekWhat's Planned for JB Healthy Eating Week

Next week is the annual Healthy Eating Week at school. We shall be encouraging the boys to undertake 5 challenges during the week and hope that you will also help wherever possible. The challenges are: Eat Breakfast 5 a Day Drink Plenty Get...
Juniors ISA Athletics

Wednesday this week saw athletes from Years 4-6 travel to Eton to compete in the ISA London West Athletics Championships. This is a huge event for the pupils, that Claires Court run and this year there were over 1100 athletes from Year 4-11...
Juniors ISA Athletics
Year 1 Finish Their China Topic In StyleYear 1 Finish Their China Topic In Style

Year 1 finished their China topic by having a mini Chinese New Year celebration. The boys tried all different kinds of food such as seaweed, noodles, egg fried rice, spring rolls, chicken wontons, fortune cookies, prawn toast, prawn crackers and...
Trips Letters
Tuesday 13 June - Junior Maths Challenge Quiz
Friday 16 June - Y4 Chembakolli Day
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