Week Ending 26th May

The Year 9 and 10 Bronze Duke of Edinburgh participants enjoyed their first training day together last Friday; looking ahead to the next stage of the award. Participants discussed problems which might occur during the expedition and importantly learnt how to deal with First Aid and emergency situations, safely, as …

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Week Ending 19th May

The art and photography summer exhibition is in the process of being readied for the exhibition evening on Thursday 25th May, 6-8pm. The work is looking amazing! We are excited to be able to hold a silent auction this year so that family, friends and staff can bid on art …

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Week Ending 12th May

25 Year 8 and Year 9 students said “au revoir” and “bon voyage” to their exchange partners at 6am on Wednesday 10 May; this marked the end of the first leg of our annual French Exchange with the Collège Lou Redounet in Uzès. Despite the unseasonal weather here in Cambridge, …

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Week Ending 5th May

Year 10 art students were visited by Dr Nanette Hoogslag, Head of Illustration and Animation at Anglia Ruskin University, as part of their project on propaganda. She showed some of her work (including designs she produced for the Commonwealth Games’ commemorative stamps) and talked to the students about how to …

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Week Ending 28th April

This week saw the first round of “The Great House Bake Off”. Students were given the brief to produce a cake, no taller than two layers, which represented their House. We had some fantastic entries, with students really showing off their creativity and baking skills. The cakes were judged by …

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Week Ending 21st April

You will remember that we received a letter from Nick Gibb congratulating the school on its excellent GCSE results. Data released this week by the DFE states that only 138 schools in the country received a congratulatory letter for their Progress 8 performance. As you may be aware Chesterton is …

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Week Ending 31st March

After the holiday we are launching our newly re-vamped rewards system. Good news is changing and students are going to be working towards achieving “Above and Beyond Points”. We want students to thrive and exhibit an outstanding attitude in all aspects of school life. By doing so, and upon achieving a certain levels of …

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Week Ending 24th March

Do remember to vote in the current parent governor elections: you can find information on our website. Today was obviously dominated by Comic Relief, with all students enthusiastically engaged with raising money for this worthwhile charity. Last week Mrs Hubbard-Young travelled to the Chaoyang district of Beijing as part of …

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Week Ending 17th March

As part of World Book Day six of our Y10 girls, accompanied by Lauren Parker and Hannah Matthews, went to Cambridge University Press. Our Y10 representatives were: Mira Gowripal, Sarah Coret, Jade Bell, Etta Hall, Zahin Ahmed and Luna Conway. The visit was an opportunity for our students to find out about the …

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Week Ending 9th March

Year 11 success at the Roy Burrell Awards 2017 (sport) A number of Year 11 students, and their parents, attended a prestigious awards’ ceremony in Cambridge this week.  The event recognised excellence in sport across Cambridge schools.  All attendees: take part in representative levels of sport or have shown outstanding …

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