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What busy term it has been for our Year 4 children. Just before half term, we put on a very successful Harvest assembly and with our raffle we raised almost £300 for child refugees in Syria. This was the most money we have raised in recent years. The winner of the raffle prize, a tablet computer kindly donated by Sungard was Chloe in Year 5.

The last part of the term seems to have flown by with the children working very hard. Our visit to The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth was enjoyed by all - we even received an email from Mary, Head of Learning at the museum praising the children for 'their positive attitude, readiness to learn and courtesy!' She continued to say 'They were a real credit to the school, to their teachers and themselves!  They were so enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the Mary Rose – a wonderful reflection on the very high standards of teaching at Calcot School!'. So well done Year 4 children! A special thank you also goes to Mr Hancock for organising the visit.

We hope that you enjoy your Christmas break and return to school ready for learning in January. 


  • Severe Weather Newsletter

    Please read our Severe Weather Newsletter for 2019/2020

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  • Nursery Places Available

    We have some spaces available in our Nursery for September 2019. If you are interested please call the school and we will be happy to help you with your enquiries.

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  • Young Carer's Awareness Day 2019

    On the 31st January is Young Carer's Awareness Day.  Current figures are that 1 in 5 secondary children have a caring role.  The figures are 1 in 10 for children under the age of 10.

    A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. They will do many tasks like:

    Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework or shopping.

    Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.

    Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.

    Personal care, such as helping someone dress.

    Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.

    Helping to give medicine.

    Helping someone communicate.

    Looking after brothers and sisters.

     If you would like more information as to how to help a young carer. Please click on the link below.

    West Berkshire Young Carers website

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