Week Ending 20th April

As we start the new term it really is all systems go on our expansion project!  We have sadly now waved goodbye to our Farnsworth Hall, which has served us well over the years for performances, assemblies and other events. The build team are now renovating the space, which will…

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Week Ending 23rd March

  Well, it’s been an exciting week!  The builders arrived on Monday morning and have been setting up their compound area and establishing the fenced off areas within which they will be working.  We have also been moving our school Reception and, by the time you read this, it will…

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Week Ending 16th March

Next week we begin the first stage of our exciting expansion project! As a large part of the project involves converting an unattractive staff car park into a beautiful new building, the first part of our project will involve moving the college Reception. From Monday the college Reception will move…

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Week Ending 9th March

KS4 history students attended an exciting event on Wednesday commemorating the centenary of WWI. The Great War Debate charity, in partnership with the Imperial War Museum, asked Chesterton to host a debate between expert panellists discussing the question: ‘Did World War One break social boundaries in Britain?’ It was a…

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Yr 8 Latin students’ project on ‘Women in Roman Times’ to mark International Women’s Day.

Yr 8 Latin students’ project on ‘Women in Roman Times’ to mark International Women’s Day.      

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Week Ending 2nd March

Year 11 students were working right up until the Friday evening that began half-term, when they performed extracts from a range of classic plays as part of their GCSE Drama. The visiting Examiner, who watched the work alongside a supportive audience from the community, was not able to ‘give anything…

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Week Ending 23rd February

On Tuesday this week, many of our Year 8s enjoyed fantastic sessions with our visiting Storyteller Jamie Crawford. They were gripped by his stories and totally fell for his amazing ‘jump’ story! If you want to find out more, ask them to tell it to you!   The evening of…

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Week Ending 9th February

In an experimental collaboration with Sheila Ceccarelli from AccessArt, Ms Bigglestone’s Year 9 and 10 English classes were independently treated with an opportunity to explore their current area of study through mono-printing.   Year 9s are currently working towards creating two pieces of creative nova fiction:  narratives told through just nine…

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Week Ending 26th January

We were delighted this week to have confirmed in the secondary school league tables that Chesterton Community College is 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 in the UK (14th out…

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Week Ending 19th January

The Great War Debate is coming to Chesterton on March 7th (3.30 – 5.35); this prestigious event allows you to get up close to genuine artefacts from the war and hear a panel of four experts answer your questions in a lively and fully interactive debate. The event is completely…

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