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Children in Need Fundraising

Posted Thursday November 26th, 2015

Pupils, Staff and CHerubS nursery raised a fantastic £421.89 for the BBC Children in Need Appeal. Staff and children dressed as Superheroes or Villains, or just came to school in their pyjamas. Toys were sold, children tried to guess the number of spots on Pudsey Bear and children placed circles of coins on the playground.  Some had pink hair, others had amazing face paint.  It is safe to say that they all had a great time!  Well done for raising so…

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ISA Midlands Art Competition

Posted Monday October 12th, 2015

Once again, Castle House pupils shone in this competition.  Sophie C (KG) and Henry C (3R) were Highly Commended.  Thomas D (3R) and Matthew P (6CR) acheieved excellent 2nd places.  Robin F, who left us in July to go to senior school, achieved an outstanding 1st place and her artwork goes forward to the National Finals of the competition. We are all very proud of you and Mrs Mason is positively glowing at your success!

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ISGA 2 Piece National Gymnastics Championships

Posted Monday October 12th, 2015

Congratulations to all who took part in the first Gymnastics competition of the new academic year. The ISGA (Independent Schools’ Gymnastics Association, formerly known as GISGA) competition took place over a recent weekend. Our Under 9 Girls finished with a team bronze medal, with Carolina P gaining 4th place and Summer S winning 2nd place.  In the U11 Boys round Cameron K came 4th, Toby H 3rd and Roman B took the title of National Champion. Thanks also to the…

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New School Council Elected

Posted Monday October 12th, 2015

The pupils recently elected their School Council for 2015-2016.  Results were; 6CR – Roman B, Toby H, Louis M and Matthew P. 5T – Oscar B and Cecily D. 4S – Harry C and Jacob H. 3R – Henry C and Alice H. 2G – Kalula I-J and Pennie S. Congratulations to you all.  We are sure that you will do and excellent job representing the views of you class mates.  

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New Head Boy and Deputy Head Boy

Posted Monday October 12th, 2015

Congratulations to Matthew P, our new  Head boy and to Louis M, our Deputy Head Boy.  

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Posted Monday October 12th, 2015

We had a very successful Macmillan Coffee morning on 25 September.  Children raised money for this very worthwhile cause by wearing Mufti, competing in a Castle House Bake Off competition, a Spacehopper challenge and a raffle.  Parents and friends and family also supported this event and their generosity has helped us to raise £762 so far.  

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Nut Free Zone

Posted Wednesday October 7th, 2015

May we remind parents not to send their children to school with any products containing, or likely to contain, nuts.  We have a number of children in school with nut allergies. Thank you for your co-operation.

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Reminders for Nursery Parents

Posted Wednesday October 7th, 2015

Please make sure that your child’s snack box is clearly labelled with his or her name, similarly any drinks bottles should also be labelled. Snacks should be healthy and grapes should be halved to avoid choking hazard. Please send in your child’s shower proof coats and wellington boots.  All items of clothing, including shoes and boots, should be labelled. Please do not send your child to nursery with toys.  We will always give you advance notice if we would like…

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Chetwynd Deer Park Visit for 2G and 3R Thursday 8 October

Posted Wednesday October 7th, 2015

There will be a Science trip to Chetwynd Deer Park on Thursday 8 October for years 2 and 3.  See letter dated 25 September. Children will need to bring a cagoule, strong boots (or playshoes). Wellington Boots if the weather is wet.  A healthy snack and a drink.  A small rucksack or bag.

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Parents’ Evenings -6CR, 4S and KG

Posted Wednesday October 7th, 2015

Parents’ Evenings have been arranged on 15 October for parents of children in 6CR, 4S and KG.  Please see the letter dated 5 October for full details. Please return your booking slips by 8 October.

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