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  • 03/02/23
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    Breakfast Workshop visits at Post-16

    On Friday 20th January, Jan from The Newbury Show Ground Education Team visited Post 16 to run a Breakfast workshop.  The students helped to prepare fruit for smoothies before tasting two different types.  They then helped to make porridge before tasting that again! They listened to a talk...
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  • 02/02/23
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    Wildlife Photography Competition

    Six students from The Castle School entered The Base’s "My Wildlife" Competition. We are happy to announce that Christian, Charlie, Ryland and Harry all were judged finalists by the judging panel. After an online vote, Harry was chosen as the Under 18 category winner with h...
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  • 01/02/23
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    Cooking up a storm!

    On a Tuesday afternoon we have been cooking independently with a partner. Our teachers have been leaving us in the kitchen on our own! We have cooked lemon drizzle muffins, cheese scones and shortbread. We had to read the recipe and follow it all by ourselves. We also had to find and weigh out all t...
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  • 31/01/23
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    Class Closures due to strike action 1.2.23

    Dear Parents and Carers, I have emailed all parents about the strike days tomorrow (1.2.23) and the impact on our school. I thought I would also list below the classes that will be closed tomorrow: Closed on Wednesday 1st February 2023 Primary...
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  • 30/01/23
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    Castle Car Wash

    What a WOW moment. One of our students was washing a car at castle @ Theale with a member of staff. He said ' I feel really proud that I have done this'!! So, he has now created a business card and a booking sheet to wash the mini bus and staff cars.  I think this photo shows just...
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  • 26/01/23
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    Burn's Night Celebrations

    Today (Wednesday 25th Jan) in respect of Burns Night, in music, Carisbrooke Class enjoyed some Scottish Dancing with Charles. We had to listen to the beat of the music and then follow the steps that Charles showed us to a beat of 4. We also had the chance to look at and try a drum, violin and melode...
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  • 25/01/23
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    Get on your bike!

    Our amazing Key Stage 4 students took part on the Bikeability programme last week. This is a course that looks to equip young people with the skills and confidence to cycle on roads. They did really, really well and all managed to pass their Level 1 Certificate. What a wonderful achievement - wheel...
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  • 10/01/23
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    Walk and a Cuppa

    The Castle School Pastoral Team and Castle Gate want to invite you for a walk and a cuppa. Read the flyer below to find out more.
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  • 03/01/23
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    Welcome Back and Happy New Year

    I hope that all our staff, students and families had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. As we prepare to welcome students back for the start of the spring term, we have some important details to share about student illness and when to keep your child at home. The UK Health Security Agenc...
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  • 16/12/22
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    Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    We wish all our students, staff and families a wonderful Christmas. Please have a look at the brilliant newsletters that the classes have produced. You can use the link below You can read the newsletters by clicking the link below: The Castle School - Class Newsletters (thecastleschoolnewbury...
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  • 29/11/22
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    ASD Family Help

    ASD Family Help have brought out their latest newsletter with lots of advice and events. You download and read it by clicking below.
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  • 28/11/22
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    Letter from West Berkshire Foodbank

    Dear Staff and pupils at Castle School, On behalf of the trustees of the West Berks Foodbank, I am writing to send my sincere thanks for your recent generous donation of goods from the staff and pupils of the school following your harvest festival collections.   Please find attached a cer...
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