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  • 22/03/19
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    The Castle School's WOW Event 2019

    Last Friday, staff and students from the Castle School welcomed local businesses to their annual event celebrating the school’s World of Work programme. The programme helps young adults with learning disabilities prepare for life after school. By working closely with local businesses, and p...
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  • 21/03/19
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    Happy World Down Syndrome Day from The Castle School

    Happy World Down Syndrome Day from everyone at The Castle School - we are celebrating with odd socks #lotsofsocks2019
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  • 21/03/19
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    Romans at The Castle!

    This term Balmoral have been learning all about the Romans. They have thoroughly enjoyed looking closely at the armour and training that the soldiers would have taken part in. As part of our history lessons the children have designed and created their very own shields and spears and have used the...
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  • 20/03/19
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    Riding for the Disabled Open Day this Sunday

    This Sunday (24th March 2019), The RDA will be having an open day at Wyld Court Stables in Hampstead Norreys. It will be a lot of fun and an opportunity to visit the ponies, watch riding displays, have a treasure hunt, play games and enjoy afternoon tea. Please click the link below to download the f...
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  • 15/03/19
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    Science Week

    This week has been all about the world of Science. We have had lots going on. A scientist from Science Boffins came in to thrill us with lots of weird and wonderful experiments as you can see above. We had science assemblies and Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils running interesting science workshops. Lots of...
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  • 11/03/19
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    Waitrose Green Token Scheme

    Just a reimner that Waitrose in Newbury has chosen The Castle School as one of three organisations nominated for the Green Token Scheme. We are now in store so please do put your tokens in our box if at all possible.  We are currently trying to raise money for an all-weather outdoor sports t...
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  • 08/03/19
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    World Book Day 2019

    On Thursday students and staff dressed up in some amazing costumes depicting their favourite book character. There was lots of creativity on display. As always, I would like to thank our wonderful parents for all the effort, time and money they put into creating the costumes. It really does hel...
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  • 07/03/19
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    Pembroke Pancake Perfection

    Pembroke class belatedly celebrated Pancake Day by making some wonderful pancakes and then enjoying eating their efforts. Great fun was had by all!
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  • 06/03/19
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    West Berkshire Local Offer

    West Berkshire Council have a comprehensive local offer website which contains over 2000 offers of support and guidance. You can visit by clicking the picture below or typing West Berkshire Local Offer in your search engine.
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  • 05/03/19
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    Life skills at The Hatchett

    As part of Flint and Dunnottar’s Life Skills session we went to The Hatchett as students expressed their want to become more confident when out in public. It was an absolutely fabulous afternoon where students ordered and handled money with accuracy. Students worked out what they could bu...
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  • 01/03/19
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    Rushell Farm

    Windsor and Post 16 have been working hard at Rushall farm getting ready for early lambing. They have been setting up pens for each sheep and their new babies. When we had the snowy weather, the pupils made sure that the sheep and lambs had enough hay to keep warm. The pupils have been kee...
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  • 28/02/19
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    Waitrose Community Tokens

    For the month of March 2019, Waitrose in Newbury has chosen The Castle School as one of three organisations nominated for the Green Token Scheme.  We are currently trying to raise money for an all-weather outdoor sports track at Love Lane. This token scheme will help us achieve thi...
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