Week Ending 17th November

You may have read the story about a former Big Issue seller winning his dream place at Cambridge University, however, you may not have appreciated that his tutor was Deb Goodrick, our Sociology teacher, who encouraged and supported him to reach his potential in getting there:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/09/big-issue-seller-wins-dream-place-cambridge-university/   Congratulations to…

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Week Ending 10th November

  Chesterton’s thrilling W-Owl visit: Year 7 had a stimulating and exciting visit from the Raptor Foundation. In the context of studying Harry Potter, all English classes were privy to an educational talk that not only introduced them to five beautiful birds of prey (Spike – Harris hawk; Sharnie –…

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Week Ending 3rd November

The history department were delighted to take 47 Year 11 students on a tour of Berlin over the half term holiday. Participants enjoyed a jam-packed few days of sightseeing and museum visits. Highlights included a tour of the Bundestag Dome, a walking tour of the city centre and the interactive ‘Story…

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Week Ending 20th October

We have just said “Auf Wiedersehen” to our German exchange partners at the end of their week in Cambridge. They had a guided tour of Cambridge and went punting on the river. On Monday they spent an enjoyable day at Holkham Hall and walked along the beach to Wells in…

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Week Ending 13th October

Chesterton Community College – amongst highest performing schools in the country The initial secondary school league tables released today recognise Chesterton Community College as one of the very highest performing schools in the whole country.  The progress students make at Chesterton places them in the top 0.3% of all schools…

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Week Ending 5th October

Year 11 students will be receiving invitations this week for their post-16 preparation evening on Thursday 12th October.  The invite is extended to parents and carers too and a Parentmail will be sent later in the week with more information.  It is an excellent opportunity to meet post-16 providers, find about apprenticeships or…

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Week Ending 29th September

We are delighted to be offering students in Years 8 and 9 the opportunity to take part in an exchange programme with a school in Beijing, China.  The prestigious programme is being part funded by the Beijing Education Board and is only offered to a small number of specially selected UK…

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Week Ending 22nd September

At Chesterton we all wanted to say a huge thank you to our community of parents and carers who have been so supportive of the school and have helped us on our journey to being recognised as outstanding. We are delighted with the judgement and hope you do find time…

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Chesterton New Build Animation

 

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Week Ending 15th September

42 Year 10 and 11 students took part in a very successful Practice expedition for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award on Friday and Saturday last week. Students worked in teams to navigate different routes in the wind, rain, sun and thunder showers! All surpassed themselves, carrying rather heavy backpacks,…

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