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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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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