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  • 14/01/21
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    Sunshine and Showers Group

    The West Berkshire Autism Team are running parent groups via Zoom. Please click the link below to download the flyer.
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  • 07/01/21
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    Message from Skoolkit

    Dear Castle School Parents and Carers, It may already seem like a long time ago now, but we hope you had a relaxing and peaceful Christmas break, and we would like to wish you a happy and healthy New Year. Following the latest announcement from the government, we want to explain how we are ope...
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  • 05/01/21
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    Further Update on Castle School plans - School closed 5th and 6th January 2021

    Following the announcement  by Boris Johnson last night (4th Jan 2021) we will now be moving to a model of reduced pupil and staff numbers from Thursday this week. The new variant of Covid-19 is between 50% and 70% more transmissible and, as Boris Johnson stated last night, schools are vectors...
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  • 04/01/21
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    Important Update - Castle School Closed 5th and 6th January

    Dear Parents and Carers, As I have said in previous emails, you will be aware of all the information flying about on the news and social media with regards to school reopening this January. I have now spoken with my senior leadership team and chair of governors and, with a heavy heart, have decid...
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  • 16/12/20
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    Red Bubble Community Project

    A huge thank you to all the Castle Team who have so far donated their food boxes to the red bubble community project.  I was blown over by the amount of food we gathered and there were some lovely treats inside too.  The first load went to the food bank today and they wanted to p...
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  • 15/12/20
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    Updated COVID Protocols

    Dear Parents and Carers, Following the changes in isolation periods, I have adjusted the school protocols, which are attached below and can also be found by clicking here.
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  • 03/12/20
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    Makaton Countdown to Christmas

    We are very excited to announce that we are being featured on the Makaton Countdown to Christmas!  You can watch our video by clicking here. You can watch the rest of the wonderful countdown by clicking here. Enjoy
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  • 02/12/20
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    BASE Case Study

    The Castle School World of Work Team have put together a best practice case study for BASE (British Association of Supported Employment) for one of our students. If you are interested in what our young people can get up to as they move through our school, please click and download the article below...
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  • 30/11/20
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    Support The Castle as you buy online

    If you shop online, you can help support Friends of The Castle School at the same time. There are two methods out there. One for Amazon purchases and one for other online retailers. Amazon Smile If you buy things from Amazon, there is now a way in which you can help Friends of The Castle to ra...
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  • 23/11/20
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    Christmas Cards in school

    Dear Parents and Carers, I am aware that a lot of pupils would like to send Christmas cards to their friends and staff in school. I want to ensure that we remain safe and reduce the risk of any transmission by passing cards around. As such, please can I ask that cards are not passed directly t...
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  • 18/11/20
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    Fostering in West Berkshire

    If you are interested in fostering or just want to find out more, download the poster below
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  • 11/11/20
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    We Will Remember

    Although this year we couldn't all gather together for Remembrance, all of us at The Castle School will still remember and think of all those who have given their lives in the line of duty. The pupils have made memorial poppies and a display of remembrance, which you can see above as well a...
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