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  • 18/10/19
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    Castle Photographers!

    As part of their Guided Options (GO) Afternoon, some students in Key Stage 4 and 5 have been taking part in photography lessons. They learnt how to look closely at an object and search for letters. Once the students had started looking for letters they then began to see them everywhere- a letter...
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  • 15/10/19
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    Running for Castle School

        On a very wet and windy Sunday morning, intrepid runners gathered to take part in the StepUp4Good Greenham Trust 10k and Family Fun Runs. Amongst their number were a dedicated group or Castle staff, pupils, families and friends. They were raising money for both The Greenham...
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  • 14/10/19
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    Therapies at The Castle School

    As there have been some changes in the therapy team at Castle recently, there is a new leaflet with all the updated information attached. Please click below to download.
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  • 07/10/19
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    Botanical Brilliance!

    As part of this term's topic, ‘Colours’, Dover, Colchester and Tiverton visited the Botanical Gardens in Oxford. During the visit, the students were able to explore the gardens and the various glass houses, paying particular attention to the bright colours of the tropical plants that...
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  • 27/09/19
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    Thank you to The VINCI UK Foundation

    Pupils and staff at The Castle School Post-16 were delighted with a cheque donation of £10,000 to the Friends of Castle School from the VINCI UK Foundation towards the purchase of a multi-purpose vehicle for the World of Work (WOW) programme. The multi- purpose vehicle, once purchased, will...
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  • 26/09/19
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    Thanks to George

    A huge thanks goes to George Rixon (right) who has raised a whopping £350 for The Castle School. In July this year George successfully completed the Walk The Night 2019, which is a walk through London over the marathon distance of 26.2 miles. Along with supporting Breast Cancer Care and Prosta...
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  • 24/09/19
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    The science of Colours!

    On Thursday the 19th September pupils from Secondary 1 had a full day of science experiments to introduce the topic of Colour. This included exploring and hands on learning getting messy and observing materials changing. In the words of Layna from Dover “It was good. I love Science...
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  • 24/09/19
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    Newbury Show Time

    A wonderful array of our student's work was on display at the Newbury Show last weekend. The displays theme was "Rainforests and Ecosystems". With very stiff competition from lots of stalls we managed to get 4th place in the "Work Outside The Classroom" category, which is a w...
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  • 23/09/19
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    All The Fun of the Fair

    Pupils from Key stage 4 and 5 were very lucky to have been given the opportunity to test out the Newbury Show rides for free last week. Lots of pupils tried something new, or overcame a fear of heights to be able to take part. It was wonderful to see Key Stage 4 and 5 talking and enjoying...
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  • 20/09/19
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    New Castle School Video

    We have got a lovely new video with our school song and pupils signing in Makaton to the lyrics. It is a great showcase of how well our pupils communicate. Thank you to Frankie, Dan, Oliver, Willow, Harry, Archie, Naomi, Tracey and Meaghan. Please click the video below and enjoy...
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  • 17/09/19
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    ALDI's Kit for Schools

    This term we’re collecting the Team GB stickers with Aldi’s Kit for Schools for the chance to be one of 20 schools to win £20,000 to build a health legacy at our school! From 6 September 2019 – 3 November 2019, when you spend £30 or more in any Aldi store, you...
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  • 09/09/19
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    Sculpture Celebration

    Over the weekend Greenfest was held in Hampstead Norrey's. The Castle School displayed a sculpture made by last year's Dover and Oxford Classes. The sculpture was titled 'Don't feed us your rubbish.' The classes were inspired by watching BBC's Blue Planet and Hugh's War o...
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