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  • 15/06/18
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    Fabulous Fete Total!

    Thanks to the amazingly generous folks who supported our wonderful fete last weekend, we can reveal that the grand total we raised from the day is an amazing £1600!! A huge thank you again to everyone. This really will go a long way towards helping in establishing our new sensory music gadren...
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  • 15/06/18
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    Oxford Activity Week

    This week Oxford Class have been completing a range of activities as part of their activity week. The pupils have visited Chessington World of Adventures and been bowling, go-karting, canoeing and scaled a climbing wall. The pupils have been incredible! They have tried new things and...
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  • 12/06/18
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    Fabulous Fete!

    On Saturday we had our school fete. To be honest, it felt more like a festival than a fete, with a selection of traditional and modern stalls, amazing food (put on by our very own Castle Hospitality and Catering Enterprise) and singing from the Castle Choir and music courtesy of the Castle Brass Ban...
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  • 12/06/18
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    West Berkshire SEND Strategy Consultation

    West Berkshire Council are conducting a consultation on the proposed SEND Strategy. The consultation is open until midnight on Friday 20th July. More details are in the attached letter. The links to the consultation are below: Draft SEND Strategy www.westberks.gov.uk/sendstrategy2018 Questi...
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  • 04/06/18
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    Free Dyslexia Workshop

    The West Berkshire Parent Carer Forum are running a free workshop and would really appreciate your help to promote. Local dyslexia specialist, Jacqui Flisher will explain why dyslexia is not a learning disability but a unique way of thinking, learning and seeing the world. She also discusses the...
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  • 23/05/18
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    Charity Cycle Ride

    The wonderful people at Falklands Cricket Club are running a Charity Cycle Challenge on Sunday 15th July. They have very kindly offered to raise money for The Castle School alongside their own charity, which we are very appreciative of. So, please spread the word and get registered for this won...
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  • 23/05/18
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    Key Stage 3's Wonderful Week

    What a wonderful week! Sunshine, achievements, bagfuls of courage and determination, supporting others and team work!  And the best people to comment on it are the pupils themselves. Here are some quotes: "I liked doing the abseiling because it was amazing. I was literally so nervo...
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  • 15/05/18
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    Wonderful Windsor

    On Thursday 10th May, Skipton Class had the honour of being invited to represent The Castle School at The Royal Windsor Horse Show. The theme for the show this year was musicals and we decided upon 'Oliver', with William being Oliver and Jack 'The Artful Dodger'. The rest of Ski...
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  • 10/05/18
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    SEND Local Area Inspection - Parents needed!

    OFSTED are keen to talk to as many West Berkshire parents as possible about their SEND in West Berkshire. Please click the link below to find out about another way you can get involved.
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  • 04/05/18
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    D.E.A.R. Time @ The Castle

    At The Castle School we have something called D.E.A.R. Time, every Thursday at 11.45am. The stands for Drop Everything And Read. Everyone stops what they are doing and picks up anything to read in anyway they can. This is different for each class and each student. The focus is to...
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  • 01/05/18
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    Music Scholarship Opportunity

    As with last year, we are pleased to announce that we are offering another chance for two pupils at our school to gain a music scholarship. The successful pupil will be funded to have tuition in an instrument or singing for a year. Please click below to read the letter sent out this week...
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  • 30/04/18
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    Cooking with The Newbury & District Agricultural Society

    Jan Murray from The Newbury & District Agricultural Society has visited Pembroke Class on four occasions this year. During her visits, the class have learned how to make; vegetable soup, apple crumble, marinated chicken and roasted vegetables, and most recently rhubarb muffins. Take a look at...
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