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  • COVID-19 summer term update

    Published 20/04/21
    Claremont Fan Court School opens as normal from Tuesday 20 April 2021 for the summer term. Safety measures remain in place across the site and the school will continue to operate in line with government guidelines including regular COVID-testing f
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  • Year 10 take part in LEAF Education programme

    Published 27/04/21
    Crop farmer, Andrew Gentle, has been speaking to Year 10 pupils from his farm in Chichester via Google Meet this term as part of the LEAF Education programme which aims to engage young people in food production and farming. During the first sess
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  • Lockdown bake off challenge: cake week

    Published 31/03/21
    The end of term brought with it the culmination of round four of the Senior School bake off challenge which began at the beginning of the spring term in lockdown. This penultimate competition welcomed cakes in all shapes and sizes, and our judgi
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  • Virtual careers fair success

    Published 30/03/21
    On the evening of 24 March, Claremont Fan Court School hosted its first virtual careers fair for pupils in Years 10, 11 and sixth form considering their next steps after school. The evening featured a series of live Q&A sessions, with 34 membe
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  • Young Reporter Scheme

    Published 25/03/21
    The young reporter scheme ( is designed to provide budding next generation journalists with a creative writing platform whereby pupils can write their own articles over an eight-month period for a real live online newspaper. O
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  • Senior School house day

    Published 24/03/21
    It was exciting to see the return of some good old-fashioned house rivalry during house day activities on Tuesday 23 March. In a true test of mental, physical and creative prowess, each year group from Year 7-10 dazzled with origami flower arrangemen
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  • Spring term art and photography gallery

    Published 19/03/21
    We are pleased to present a small sample of spring term artworks created during lockdown by Senior School pupils from Year 7 through to sixth form. Pupils explored a wide range of different themes and experimented with a variety of material
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  • Lockdown bake off challenge: biscuit week

    Published 10/03/21
    Round three of the Claremont Fan Court School lockdown bake off challenge welcomed entries in in delicious biscuit form. With everything from crinkled brownie flavoured cookies and smores, to beautifully iced biscuits and gingerbread men, biscuit wee
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  • STEM club robotics

    Published 10/03/21
    During STEM club this term pupils are learning all about robotics. Kicking off on Monday 8 March, the first project involved making a Bristle Bot using the head of a toothbrush. With a tiny battery and a mini vibrating motor, pupils added g
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  • Claremont conduct successful lateral flow testing for a safe return to school

    Published 10/03/21
    A huge thank you to our fantastic lateral flow testing team who were able to successfully process hundreds of tests for Senior School pupils, sixth form students and staff to ensure a safe return to school on Monday 8 March. Led b
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  • Lockdown bake off challenge: pancake week

    Published 22/02/21
    Over the February half term, pupils tried their hand at making pancakes for round two of the Senior School lockdown bake off competition. It was wonderful to see such a variety of entries and some extremely creative designs. Pupils experimented&
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  • Dress up and donate day in the Senior School

    Published 12/02/21
    On Friday 12 February, the Senior School participated in a dress up and donate day in support of the two charities selected by our sixth form this academic year; the Princess Alice Hospice and Mind charity.  It was fantastic to see lots of pu
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