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  • 17/07/20
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    Hydrotherapy pool fundraising

    The revitalisation of the hydrotherapy pool project has been awarded  double matched funding from Greenham Trust on Friday 24th July for 24 hours only. This is great because for every £1 donnated on that day the Trust will match with £2 enabling us to triple the funding for this pro...
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  • 06/07/20
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    September update

    Dear Parents and Carers, I promised to get back to you with some more information regarding September, which is why I am writing to you today. As you will know, the DfE published its guidance on how schools can fully open in September. This time they did actually include guidance specific to s...
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  • 17/07/20
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    Wishing you a happy Summer

    After a very strange 3 1/2 months we are now at the end of the summer term. For many of our pupils, this will be even more strange as they have not been in school since the middle of March. I want to wish every one of you a wonderful summer and really look forward to seeing all of you again on 4t...
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  • 07/07/20
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    Care Home Thanks

    The Castle School have been working with Winchcombe Place Care Home and have been sending them pictures and letters during the COVID pandemic. We received this attached letter this week thank the pupils and staff for their help. You can read it by clicking below. 
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  • 06/07/20
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    Parenting Special Children courses

    Parenting Special Children are running several courses for parents over the coming weeks. You can find out more by clicking here.
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  • 01/07/20
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    Sunshine and Showers Group

    Please click the link below to find out more about the Sunshine and Showers group Zoom being run by the West Berkshire Autism Team.
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  • 29/06/20
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    School Update

    Dear Parents and Carers, Firstly, I would like to thank you for your continuing support, understanding and patience at this unusual and strange time. I wanted to write to you about plans for opening of The Castle School in September. This may seem a way off, but as always, it will come around...
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  • 11/06/20
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    School Kit Shop re-opening

    As you may be aware, from 15th June it is the government's intention that non-essential retailers will re-open. Our uniform supplier, Skoolkit, is planning to re-open and below are links to documents letting you know more as well as a price list. Skoolkit's website can be found by clicking h...
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  • 04/06/20
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    School Update 4.6.20

    Dear Parents and Carers, I have now emailed everyone with details of our plans for wider opening from the week beginning 8th June 2020.  As you will know, we are keen to get back to some semblance of normality as soon as possible and have our wonderful school running as it should - with ever...
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  • 03/06/20
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    School update 3.6.20

    I just wanted to update you on what we are doing. We are currently working hard to try and determine a way in which we can get some more of our pupils back as soon as possible. Our plan is to offer places to pupils based upon a range of vulnerability criteria. We have set out a matrix system whic...
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  • 20/05/20
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    School Update 20.5.20

    We have now received further guidance from the government. The guidance states that special schools should work towards welcoming back more pupils. This should be done to a level that can be "...safely catered for in their setting". Firstly, I would like to say that, as a school team, w...
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  • 12/05/20
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    Parenting Special Children Course

    Parenting Special Children are running a selection of free courses online. These may be helpful for you whilst your are supporting your child at home. Click the website link to have a look https://mailchi.mp/parentingspecialchildren/parenting-special-children-events-update-week-commencing-4-ma...
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