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  • COVID-19 summer term update

    Published 26/05/21
    Safety measures remain in place across the site and the school will continue to operate in line with government guidelines including regular COVID-testing for all staff and Senior School pupils and good ventilation inside buildings and during le
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  • A tribute to former Principal, Patricia Farrar

    Published 08/06/21
    Patricia Farrar, former Principal of Claremont Fan Court School, passed away on 7 May 2021. Patricia retired in 2008 following a 25-year career at the school, with 14 of these years as Principal.  We are grateful to Gordon Hunt, David Ford and L
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  • Pond life in Pre-Nursery

    Published 04/06/21
    This year the Pre-Prep and Nursery spotted the first signs of frogspawn in the Pre-Prep pond, also noticed by three resident ducks sitting next to the pond who were enjoying this new culinary delight! The Pre-Nursery children helped Mrs Watson&n
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  • Coach and former rugby player, Geordan Murphy, puts Year 5 and 6 pupils through their paces

    Published 01/06/21
    We were very pleased to welcome rugby coach and former Irish and Leicester Tigers player, Geordan Murphy, to the Prep School on Friday 28 May for a rugby session with a small group of Year 5 and 6 pupils.  He led an inspirational session, com
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  • Surrey IAPS Drama Festival

    Published 26/05/21
    Over the period of remote learning, children in Year 4 – Year 6 were selected to take part in the Surrey IAPS Drama Festival. From the 21 brilliant entrants, 6 finalists were then selected. We are delighted to share that all the finalists
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  • Pyjamarama in the Pre-Prep and Nursery

    Published 19/05/21
    The Pre-Prep and Nursery had a wonderful day on Friday 14 May. All the children and staff alike enjoyed writing, sharing and listening to stories – all in the comfort of our pyjamas! Pyjamarama is a super fundraising initiative to support the B
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  • Claremont to launch new UK school league with Archery GB

    Published 13/05/21
    Archery began as a lunchtime club about 10 years ago at Claremont Fan Court School, run by archery instructor, Hilly Longman. From humble beginnings, the club has now grown in popularity, so much so that the sport now features as a key event in the s
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  • Year 3 and 4 athletics meet

    Published 11/05/21
    The sun was out and on Monday 10 May, Year 3 and Year 4 pupils welcomed Feltonfleet to participate in an athletics meet. Races were highly competitive, as were the field events (long jump and Nerf throw) and it was fantastic to see our pupils partici
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  • Percussion tea recording

    Published 10/05/21
    A one-two, a one, two, three, four... that is the sound of the count into every vibrant drumming session, drums incidentally being the most famous member of the percussion group of musical instruments, and at the same time one of the oldest musical i
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  • Camp Beaumont this summer

    Published 05/05/21
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  • Year 2 celebrate Roald Dahl day

    Published 29/04/21
    Year 2 have had a wonderful time celebrating Roald Dahl day on Thursday 29 April. It has been lovely seeing all of their “fizz popping” costumes! Now that we have finished reading The Twits in class, it was great fun for the children
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  • Prep School music workshops

    Published 29/04/21
    At the beginning of the summer term, Year 5 enjoyed an African drumming workshop and Year 4 took part in an Indonesian Gamelan workshop.  Year 5 learnt some traditional African rhythms on djembe drums and are now developing these rhythms in
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