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  • U13 Rugby Team Have a New Title

    Published 20/10/17

    Claires Court U13 emphatically underlined their status as Berkshire’s premier rugby team at their age group at the Berkshire Festival on Thursday. Finishing the day with a playing record of six wins from six matches, scoring forty one tries and conceding just one in the process. The tournament’s format was two pool stages, the first drawn at random followed by a second round of seeded pools based on results. Claires Court A team made light work of their first group winning their matches 50-0, 30-0 and 35-0 against Parkhouse, Desborough College and Denfield respectively.

    Not to be out done, Claires Court B team came out victorious in all three of their initial group matches beating Sandhurst (15-10), Bohunt (20-0) and Theale Green (20-5). In the draw for the second group stage Claires Court B missed out on the top pool due to an inferior points difference, although they were still to face stiff opposition in the form of Reading Blue Coat A team, Kennet and Maiden Erlegh. Refusing to back away from the challenge the B team performed heroically beating Maiden Erlegh 20-5 in their group opener. Unfortunately by this time injuries and fatigue were beginning to take their toll on the squad. Despite never giving in Kennet School (10-0) and Reading Blue Coat A team (20-0) proved too strong in their final two matches leaving the boys with a 7th placed finish which is an outstanding effort in an A team festival.  

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  • Fireworks Family Fun

    Published 17/10/17

    Saturday saw the Junior Boys grounds filled on a balmy evening with crowds of families meeting to enjoy a fun filled Fireworks evening along with much entertainment.  The stalls run both by the pupils and the PTA (with the support of School staff) were all busy whilst the bar, run by Senior Boys’ staff and parents did a roaring trade.  PTA members from Junior Boys were kept busy on the barbecue serving up burgers and hot dogs cooked and transported to the marquee by the kitchen staff.

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  • The Unforgettables

    Published 16/10/17

    The Senior and Sixth Form pupils invite you to this year's performance 'The Unforgettables', the music, dance and entertainment show with 'notes on yesteryear'.

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  • ISA Regional Art Winners

    Published 13/10/17

    Stunning and creative artwork by Claires Court pupils impressed the judges at the recent ISA London West Region Art Exhibition and Competition, with several pieces picking up awards.

    Held at Norden Farm on Tuesday 3 October the exhibition displayed artwork from over twenty five independent schools from around the London and South West region, with age groups ranging from Reception Years to Sixth Form. Pieces on display consisted of paintings, drawings, 3D work, textiles, photography, fashion design, computer animation and sketchbooks.

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  • Speech Day ‘A Window on the Year’

    Published 13/10/17

    Head Boy Ross Muil and Head Girl Camilla Slais put together a video montage of images from across the last academic year. The video was shown at the Senior and Sixth Form Speech Day in September. Take a look at the video below:

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  • School Boys Battle it out at Home of Saracens

    Published 10/10/17

    On Sunday 8 October, Claires Court 1st XV travelled to Allianz Park home of European Champions Saracens to participate in a curtain raising fixture before the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and last season’s premiership finalists Wasps.

    Claires Court faced Queen Ethelburga’s School from Yorkshire, an auld enemy with whom Claires Court have contested numerous Independent School Association national finals in recent years.

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  • Fun and Learning at the Coast

    Published 06/10/17

    On Monday 25 September Year 8 pupils set off to the south coast to enjoy some outdoor activities and learning.

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  • Pondweed & Cabbage Science

    Published 04/10/17

    Year 10 investigated the effect of light intensity on photosynthesis. They placed pondweed in a boiling tube and counted the number of bubbles (of oxygen) released in a minute placing it at different distances from a lamp.

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  • PTA Fireworks - Get Your Tickets

    Published 29/09/17

    The popular and exciting Fireworks Spectacular returns on Saturday 14 October, organised by the Claires Court PTA. Make sure you arrive at 5.30pm to enjoy the delicious food on offer, fun stalls and sideshows by Year 10 and Year 11 pupils and live bands.

    Please note the event takes place at - Claires Court Junior Boys, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead, SL6 4QQ.

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  • Sailing Feva!

    Published 27/09/17

    Sailors from Senior Boys, James McPhee and Joseph Havers won ‘first all male boat’ in the Feva class at the RYA Zone Championships in the London and South East region.

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  • Jeans for Genes 2017

    Published 26/09/17

    Across the school, pupils brought in £1 for the privilege of wearing jeans for the day on Friday. At Senior Boys, the senior prefects and a few Year 11's who stepped in at the last minute, presented a whole school assembly on Thursday 20 September.

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  • Speech Day and Prize Giving 2017

    Published 22/09/17

    A former pupil and now Lord was the guest speaker at the Claires Court Senior and Sixth Form Speech Day and Prize Giving on Thursday 21 September.

    The school welcomed around 900 pupils, parents, invited guests and staff to the event held at the Magnet Leisure Centre.  The afternoon’s celebrations honoured those in the school whose success and contribution over the previous academic year, showed commitment beyond normal expectations. The Head Girl and Head Boy led the proceedings reflecting on the year that was, through an entertaining video montage of photos, you can view the video here.

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