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  • COVID-19 December update

    Published 30/11/20
    As of Wednesday 2 December, the UK will return to a 3-tier system, of which Elmbridge has been listed in the tier 2 high alert level. Claremont Fan Court School will remain open as normal until the end of term on Thursday 17 December with measures
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  • Browsing open for virtual Christmas fair

    Published 30/11/20
    With so many of us planning to order our Christmas presents online this year, the Claremont Fan Court School PTA are thrilled to introduce the school’s first ever virtual Christmas fair! Join us from Friday 4 – Sunday 6 December for exclu
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  • Victorian day in the Prep School

    Published 24/11/20
    On 17 November, Year 6 pupils were transported back in time to the Victorian era. Wearing typical costume from the period, the children immersed themselves in the highly disciplined Victorian schooling system with teachers taking on especially strict
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  • Odd socks for anti-bullying week

    Published 16/11/20
    Prep School pupils and staff arrived at school on Monday morning wearing a fantastic array of colourful odd socks to kick start anti-bullying week from 16 – 20 November. The odd socks day initiative run by the anti-bullying alliance aims to rai
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  • Claremont launches fully immersive virtual 360 tour

    Published 13/11/20
    For the first time, Claremont Fan Court School is now accessible virtually via a fully immersive 360 tour! We are acutely aware of the impact restricted visits and open events have had on prospective families during the pandemic, an
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  • Prep School support Operation Christmas Child

    Published 09/11/20

    The Prep School is delighted to be supporting Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child once again this year. 

    Pupils have been busy packing shoeboxes full of gifts to be distributed all around the world to children in need aged between 2-14 years. Items include fun toys, hygiene items and school supplies. This year there is also the opportunity to pack a 'virtual box' online to send. 

    It was wonderful to see so many boxes stacked up high awaiting collection, and we hope the boxes bring plenty of joy to children all over the world.

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  • Claremont supports #HelloYellow mental health awareness campaign

    Published 15/10/20
    Claremont Fan Court School was awash with yellow on Friday 9 October in support of the Young Minds UK #HelloYellow campaign to mark World Mental Health Awareness Day. All parts of the school participated, with both pupils and staff wearing yello
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  • Independent School of the Year finalists 2020

    Published 30/09/20
    We are delighted to announce that we have been selected as a finalist in the Preparatory School category for this year’s Independent School of the Year awards. Having been shortlisted in 2019, it is fantastic to have been recognised once again
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  • Claremont 4 Carers campaign raises over £4,000

    Published 19/05/20
    Claremont Fan Court School’s three-week fundraising campaign ‘Claremont 4 Carers’ was launched at the end of April in support of the Princess Alice Hospice. Our school community came together during the COVID-19 lockdown to support
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  • The Magna Carta in animation

    Published 13/05/20
    Year 4 pupils were given an 'on this day' history task where they were asked to find out about a significant moment in history, research the key facts, and choose a creative way to present their findings.  In this case, Cleo has made
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  • Remote learning in school for key worker pupils

    Published 07/05/20
    Our key worker pupils have continued to work hard on their remote learning at school this week.  During break times, they have enjoyed being outdoors in the beautiful spring sunshine, playing a game, reading a book or helping  Mrs Watson to
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  • Violin performance for the NHS and key workers

    Published 06/05/20
    Well done to Amelie C in Year 4 who performed ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’ on her violin to her neighbours during their weekly clap in support of the NHS and key workers last Thursday. What a wonderful gesture and a reminder to all of us
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