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  • COVID-19 October half term update

    Published 16/10/20
    As of Saturday 17 October, the Elmbridge Borough will move to a tier 2 high COVID-19 alert level under the new three-tier system. Claremont Fan Court School continues to operate in line with government guidelines and will closely monitor the situatio
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  • Online A level and GCSE textile design exhibition 2020

    Published 27/10/20
    We are very pleased to exhibit the creative design and construction skills of our talented textile design GCSE and A level students online this year. Normally we celebrate their hard work and commitment in producing highly imaginative piece
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  • Hawk on the wild side

    Published 20/10/20
    It was a fantastic end to the first half of the autumn term for the Pre-Prep and Nursery, as they welcomed the return of ‘hawk on the wild side’ and their magnificent birds of prey display. Year 2 children were able to enjoy a close encou
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  • Halloween lacrosse stick competition

    Published 16/10/20
    Our Year 7 and Year 8 lacrosse teams celebrated ‘spooky season’ in style in the run up to October half term this week with Halloween themed activities including what is becoming a traditional lacrosse stick decorating competition. Competi
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  • Wimbledon Bookfest writing award

    Published 16/10/20
    Congratulations to Year 8 pupil, Finn W, who has been awarded the runner-up award for the KS3 story category in the Wimbledon Bookfest Young Writers’ competition 2020 with his piece called 'The Walker'. Finn was commended on his exce
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  • Year 10 bronze DofE expedition

    Published 15/10/20
    The sun shone for 73 of our Year 10s on their expedition element of the bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award on 10 and 11 October. Pupils were tasked with navigating a 10k route on Saturday from the school site around Oxshott. On their return to school, th
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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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  • U15s compete in ISFA cup fixture

    Published 14/10/20
    Claremont Fan Court School were pleased to see the return of competitive sport on Tuesday 13 October with an U15 ISFA cup football fixture versus Ryde School who had travelled from the Isle of Wight to participate. The match, which remained specta
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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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  • New library initiatives supporting our readers

    Published 25/09/20
    This term, we are delighted to be introducing a new ebook library called ePlatform which will enable pupils to browse a great range of titles and read books on any device including Kindle Fires, tablets and smartphones. Exploring the online library i
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  • Year 7 team building

    Published 25/09/20
    Year 7 have made a fantastic start to their time in senior school. They have shown themselves to be a confident and resilient year group and have settled into school life quickly. They took part in a whole day of team building activities in Sept
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  • Year 10 visit to Kew gardens

    Published 23/09/20
    On Monday 21 September, twenty Year 10 GCSE art students travelled to Kew gardens. The weather was beautiful and students created some fantastic direct observational studies from a wide range of exotic plants and stunning landscapes. They also used t
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