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  • 16/09/21
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    Covid-19 Update

    Dear Parents and Carers, As will know, we have had several cases of Covid-19 amongst staff in our school. We are working to limit any spread by the usual methods including thorough cleaning and adequate ventilation (where possible to do so). I have also asked staff to socially distance from ea...
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  • 02/09/21
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    Welcome to the new school year

    Dear Parent/Carer,   Myself, along with the whole staff team, are all so pleased to be welcoming back all of our students this September as well as welcoming all the new starters to our Castle School family.  I am very excited to see all the wonderful learning opportunities that will...
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  • 20/07/21
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    Wishing everyone a great summer

    Dear Parents and Carers, So, we come to the end of a rather different year. With Covid being the backdrop to most of what happened, it has been challenging for everyone. However, the students, staff and yourselves as The Castle School family, have pulled together to make it as successful as po...
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  • 19/07/21
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    6 week summer boxercise class - FREE

    Shannon Booth is running a 6 week boxercise class for free over the summer. Please click below to find out more.
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  • 19/07/21
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    COVID Test and Trace update

    Please find a letter below outlining the changes to contact tracing from today
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  • 19/07/21
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    Berkshire Youth Summer Activities

    Berkshire Youth are running several activities over the summer holidays for children who receive free school meals. Please click below to find out more.
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  • 16/07/21
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    Green Bubble Sports Day

    On Wednesday pupils from the green bubble had a mini-Olympics day, with a huge range of activities from shot putt to an obstacle course, to beat the goalkeeper and track races in the afternoon. To start the day off the whole bubble warmed up to the song the eye of the tiger, following a mix of aerob...
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  • 16/07/21
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    Castle Cubs

    Here is a photo of 4th Thatcham cubs at Thatcham Lakes last week were they had been working on their naturalist badge. All of these cubs have just earnt their silver chief scout award, which is the highest award that can be achieved in cubs. They started working for this award in 2018 and it has bee...
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  • 14/07/21
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    Messing about on the river

    Tiverton Class were extremely lucky to receive a free trip along the canal. We would like to say a huge thank you to David Bruce, who runs adapted boats along the Kennet and Avon Canal.  Tiverton class had the full use of the boat for a whole day. The trip started at Great Bedwyn Wharf and w...
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  • 09/07/21
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    Castle Pupils support West Berkshire Foodbank

    P4PC (Pupils 4 Positive Change) pupils organised a whole school food bank collection because they wanted to help their local community. Thank you to everyone who donated food to our collection. Green bubble P4PC members visited the West Berkshire Foodbank warehouse at Greenham Business...
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  • 29/06/21
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    The Castle Dragon

    P4PC organised a whole school art project to help the whole school feel united, whilst in bubbles. Every pupil in the school painted a milk bottle, in their bubble colour. Windsor class worked very hard to turn the milk bottles into an amazing dragon, which will be displayed on main site for everyon...
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  • 25/06/21
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    Amazing Exam Success at The Castle

    In the weeks leading up to half-term, some students in Key Stage 4 and 5 had their Functional Skills exams in English and Mathematics. Despite the disruption caused by Covid over this past year, students and staff have continued to work hard to ensure all topics have been covered and that knowledge...
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