Week ending 6th January

•Happy 2017 from everyone at Chesterton! •64 students and eight staff departed Chesterton on Friday 16th February by coach for a week of skiing in the Italian Dolomites. Almost half of the students (and some staff) learnt to ski for the first time, whilst all other students improved their skiing …

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Week ending 16th December

We are still aiming for a 1000. To reach this point you may wish to forward the petition link to friends, family and on social networks. I’m sure we can reach a 1000 if we try… http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/chesterton-expansion   Ten students from Years 8 and 9 had a special treat this week …

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Week ending 09th December

Our petition stands at 865 and our aim is a 1000. Please do sign and forward to friends and families, in readiness for the January council meeting. On Tuesday evening in the library we had a lovely celebration: “Reading for Pleasure”. We had a seasonal element to our evening of …

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Week ending 2nd December

We have been informed by a local councillor that if we get our build petition to a 1000, we will be able to make a detailed presentation at a full council meeting. This would be a great opportunity to put forward Chesterton’s views. To reach this point you may wish …

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eSafety parent workshop

On Tuesday evening we held a parent workshop on eSafety.  Our Director of eLearning went through topics such as current trends in eSafety; what we do as a school to educate our young people and gave ideas on what parents can do to try and protect children outside of school. …

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Week ending 25th November

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/chesterton-expansion Above is our petition link – please do sign. This is our one opportunity to get the facilities that students deserve and have the capacity to provide places for the children in our catchment. It takes a minute…   GCSE drama students attended the highly acclaimed production of “Harrogate” …

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Please sign our petition

Chesterton Community College is a popular local school, and one which is already over-subscribed. The population statistics demonstrate the need for a significant increase in secondary school places in north west Cambridge, and Chesterton School has been working with the County Council to plan to meet this need. Parents and …

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Week ending 18th November

School today is filled with spots and activity for Children In Need. Students have created inventive stalls to raise money for this charitable day and it is great to see such enthusiasm. House prefects led assemblies about this charity event, in order to raise awareness, so hopefully we will raise …

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11th November 2016

An amazing performance yesterday evening from our Year 10 Drama students, delivering the challenging text “DNA”. It was a captivating event and received a standing ovation from the audience. Superb! This week we have hosted 30 principals from Delhi, India.  The principals are on a ten day professional development visit to …

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Week ending 4th November 2016

As you may remember from our letter in May 2015, we have been working with the Local Authority on a project to redevelop our site, to allow us to increase our intake by a third (two new forms of entry); initial conversations began in 2013. All the demographic projections show …

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