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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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  • 04/09/19
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    Welcome Back

    A warm welcome back to The Castle School. We are all very excited to see all the students return ready for this year ahead.  I thought I would take this opportunity to let you know about a few changes to the site at Love Lane over the summer: Our main reception is now in the old music roo...
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  • 24/07/19
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    Wishing everyone a wonderful summer

    As we come to the end of another busy, exciting and very successful school year and as all our pupils and staff prepare to head off for their well-earned summer holidays, I would like to say a huge 'thank you' to all our parents and carers for your continued amazing support. It make an incre...
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  • 19/07/19
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    Horseriding success!

    I am pleased to announce all of Balmoral Class have passed their Grade 1 and 2 Horse Care and Riding examinations. Some children even managed to qualify for Grade 3 controlling their horse independently off the lead rope and trotting with great maturity. We are extremely proud of all their h...
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  • 19/07/19
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    Tribal Fashion Show

    This week the children in Balmoral and Skipton class were very excited to present there Tribal Fashion Show to all their parents and carers. They sang the song 'Akele Makalay' and danced to traditional music in outfits they had designed and created themselves...
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  • 18/07/19
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    Oxford Class Family Tea

    On Wednesday Oxford Class welcomed their families to an end of term afternoon tea party.  The pupils worked hard to plan the event including writing invitations, planning the menu and shopping list, cooking all the food and setting up the classroom. They also looked after their guests taking...
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  • 17/07/19
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    SPACE and YOU family event

    For the past two years Oxford Physics have run a relaxed day of hands-on Physics for Children and Young Adults with Additional Support Needs.   It was so successful and such a great response that they are running this again this year.  They very much hope that by the end of this the d...
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  • 17/07/19
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    Creative Colchester

    Colchester class have been working in the poly tunnel growing vegetables. There was a spare raised bed and we all had a think and came up with the idea to make it into a miniature garden. Here is a picture of our finished product. As you can see we made an eco style house complete with grass t...
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  • 16/07/19
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    What a Prom!

    On Thursday 11th July we had our annual school prom, and what a wonderful occasion it was. So many students and staff enjoyed music, dancing, food and drink, celebrating a wonderful year that they have had. Here are some more photos from the event. Look out for our page in the Newbury Weekly News Pr...
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  • 12/07/19
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    Français après-midi

    On Wednesday afternoon, Pembroke, Balmoral and Skipton classes took part in a range of French themed sensory activities. A great afternoon was had by all.  Check out the photos below!
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  • 10/07/19
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    Den Building @ Greenham

    Skipton, the master-builders have been Den-Building at Greenham Common. The creations were entirely the children's ideas, the team-work was sensational, as were the problem-solving skills. The children had to think carefully about the initial framework and then about the length of branches neede...
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  • 05/07/19
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    Jungle Book comes to Castle

    On Thursday, Primary House enjoyed a Jungle Book performance from M&M productions.  All pupils were fantastic throughout the hour long performance; joining in with the songs, listening beautifully and some even having a dance!  It was a great way to celebrate the end of the r...
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