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  • 02/07/19
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    Sports Day Fun in the Sun

    We have had two really fantastic sports days. Despite our first attempt at the Primary Sports Day be scuppered by wet weather, we managed to hold it in much sunnier weather this week. Our Secondary Sports Day went ahead last week under beautiful blue skies. Both events were attended by lots of pa...
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  • 01/07/19
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    Care Home Open Day

    Students from Castle School and residents of Winchcombe Place Care Home have worked hard on a collaborative project to make a mosaic, which will be displayed at the care home. The mosaic has the Castle School and Care UK logos together in the centre. Today, students came to the care home open day...
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  • 21/06/19
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    Castle Singing Superstars!

    On Thursday night a small group of our amazing choir went to Addington School to perform as part of Singing Superstars. They represented the school brilliantly and were so full of energy. Tom sang an amazing solo of ‘Shotgun’ by George Ezra and Sophie, Ciara and Connor sang ‘With a...
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  • 14/06/19
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    Oxford Class' Activity Days

    Over the last two weeks Oxford Class have been completing a range of activity days. We have braved the British Summer weather and visited Mudeford, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Paultons Park and Pizza Express. At Mudeford we went crabbing. We were very patient because the crabs didn’t seem inter...
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  • 13/06/19
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    NDTi filming at The Castle

    This week we have had a visit from the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi), who are making a video about the Castle School's World of Work programme. The NDTi are a national body, who work alongside the Department for Education to promote inclusion in the workplace, focusing p...
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  • 12/06/19
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    What a Fantastic Fete - thank you

    Thank you to everyone for helping us host such a fantastic fete on Saturday. The weather did not stop the fun and we were packed with people milling around and enjoying the various stalls and activities on offer. On top of that we had some amazing performances from our drumming group, our brass band...
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  • 07/06/19
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    Duke of Edinburgh Award

    Prior to half term two groups of students embarked on their Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions which was the final section of the award. The students had planned their route and had to navigate the 13 miles over two days as independently as they could. They also needed to set up their tents and coo...
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  • 07/06/19
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    Maestros' Music Evening

    On Tuesday night (5th June) we had a great time celebrating the achievements of our violin and double bass students. Firstly, Sean introduced himself and gave an open lesson for the parents to watch explaining what was going on to the parents and how this feeds in to the learning of the instrum...
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  • 07/06/19
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    Castle Fete tomorrow!

    We are finally here! The Castle Fete is taking place between 12pm and 3pm tomorrow (Saturday 8th June). Due to the weather we are going for our indoor plan - still the same amount of fun; same amount of stalls; same excitement, just inside away from the rain. Please come along at 12pm tomorrow and b...
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  • 04/06/19
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    A message from Berkshire NHS Trust

    Due to an increase in reported cases of measles, West Berkshire NHS Trust are running a campaign to ensure everyone is protected. Measles can lead to potentially life-threatening complications so please read the leaflet below to make sure your child is vaccinated.
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  • 04/06/19
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    Thanks to St James's Place

    Thank you to the wonderful team at St James's Place for all the amazing work that they did on Friday (31st May). The hard working team did a wonderful job on our rather tired and old sensory garden. They have returned it to a marvellous outdoor space with new plants provided by the team as...
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  • 03/06/19
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    Welcome Back

    Welcome back to everyone for a busy and exciting summer term. There are a few dates for your diaries which I have listed below. You can find out more by going to our School Calendar section by clicking here Saturday 8th June 2019 - CastleFest School Fete - 12pm to 3pm Wednesday 12th June 2019...
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