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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Week Ending 3rd March

The main conversation in school this week has inevitably been about our expansion: we are all delighted that we have the final go ahead for the 10m redevelopment of the site which will ensure all students in our catchment are able to find a place here. Wonderful news! Other good …

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Week Ending 23rd February

On February 28th, at 2.00pm, at Shire Hall in the Kreis Viersen Room (or council chamber if numbers are large) there will be the final meeting to discuss Chesterton’s expansion and ability to take children within its catchment. The outcome is not a certainty: if you are able to show …

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Week Ending 10th February

Year 11 GCSE Drama students – after working incredibly hard for the past six weeks, and particularly intensively last weekend at their Drama Retreat in Burwell House – will soon be presenting their GCSE examination plays to the public and a Visiting Examiner. These take place as follows: Wednesday 22nd …

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Week ending 3rd February

On Tuesday 31st January all of our Year 11 students took part in a revision day. Throughout the day the students rotated around different stations where they learnt a variety of revision techniques and tips to aid them throughout the exam period. During the day students received their official exam timetable …

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Week ending 27th January 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended a packed parent meeting regarding our expansion on Tuesday at Milton Road Primary School. You will also have seen extensive local media coverage about this issue which focuses on the fact that there will be a shortfall of places for local primary children. The …

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