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  • 15/02/19
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    Happy Half Term

    I would like to wish all our students and staff a wonderful, well-earned half-term break. I look forward to seeing everyone again on Monday 25th February 2019.
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  • 14/02/19
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    BASE recognition for Castle School

    BASE (British Association of Supported Employment) have recognised The Castle School for our recent OFSTED achievement in a recent article on their website. This follows us winning the Team of the Year Award from BASE in 2017. You can read the article by clicking here. We are very pleased to be a...
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  • 14/02/19
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    All Sewn Up!

    This half term we have been concentrating on sewing for our project. We have completed various stitches by hand and then compared them by using a sewing machine. We have all produced various products from phone cases to pillows using the skills that we have learnt over the past few weeks...
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  • 08/02/19
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    Footballing success!

    On Thursday this week we took 9 pupils to a SEN Football Tournament at Reading Football Club . We played three other schools Kennel Lane, Addington and Brookfields. In the first game we won 1-0 against Kennel Lane with Josh scoring. Next we played Brookfields with another win. This time...
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  • 31/01/19
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    We're OUTSTANDING!

    Dear Parents and Carers, It is with very great pleasure that I can inform you that The Castle School has been judged as remaining Outstanding after our recent inspection. The is an amazing achievement. The report, attached below, highlights how amazing the staff team, the pupils and the commun...
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  • 31/01/19
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    Snow Forecast for tonight

    As you may be aware, significant snow has been forecast for tonight across the South of the UK. There is still an element of uncertainty about exactly where it will fall, but a yellow warning from the Met Office is in place, with an amber warning just to the west of us. I will of course, endeavou...
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  • 28/01/19
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    Super Hero Bootcamp are ready to go!

    Our Bootcamp students have designed and made their own t-shirts, based around the idea of super-heroes. As you can see, they have done a brilliant job - what a bunch of super-heroes they are. Well done guys.
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  • 21/01/19
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    Friends of Castle - Come and join!

    Would you like to join a ‘new’ friendly committee to support the continuing success of our school charity?  Friends of Castle School We are on the lookout for volunteers that we need to recruit to join our committee, Friends of Castle School. The school charity is vital as a mean...
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  • 18/01/19
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    Special Needs Event 2019

    West Berkshire Parent Carer Forum in collaboration with West Berkshire Council are once again holding the very successful Special Needs and Disabilities SEND Local Offer Information Day. This hugely popular event is free and has a host of professionals on hand to answer queries and to give out infor...
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  • 07/01/19
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    Welcome Back

    A very Happy New Year to everyone. Welcome back to the start of 2019. From now until Easter our theme is "On The Move". We are all looking forward to the exciting adventures in learning that will take place between now and then. Please check the school calendar for key dates by clicking...
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  • 07/01/19
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    Loose Ends Donation

    On the last day of term two representatives from Oxford Class, Danny and Chris, delivered our reverse advent calendar contributions to Loose Ends. Loose Ends are a Newbury charity who help homeless people. They are currently supporting up to 80 local people who are homeless. The charity provide hot...
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  • 20/12/18
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    A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    On behalf of everyone at The Castle School I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing all our pupils back on Tuesday 8th January 2019.
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