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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More action required after the Open Public Meeting about the Future Plans for Chesterton

Dear parents and carers: We would like to thank every one of you who came to the Open Public Meeting about the Future of Chesterton Community College, on Tuesday 24 January. Over 200 of you turned up on the cold evening, for what turned out to be a very informative …

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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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Urgent action required! Please read – Chesterton Community College Expansion

Dear parents and carers: In 2013, Chesterton Community College was invited to expand the school with a £10M capital investment. This was due to the fact that demographic figures clearly showed that by 2019, there will be a critical shortfall of secondary school places for local children. For no apparent …

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Week ending 20th January

Thank you to all the parents who came along to support the presentation of our petition this week. Mateja Jamnik gave a superb and impassioned speech which we are sure had an impact upon the committee. Please note this meeting organised by feeder primary and Chesterton parents: “Open Public Meeting …

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Week ending 13th January

On January 17th parent Mateja Jamnik will be presenting our petition to the council. The meeting will start at 2.00pm and the petition will be presented near the beginning of the meeting in the Kreis Viersen Room at Shire Hall. There are seats for 15 member of the public and …

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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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