During lockdown our Claremont pupil George entered the Blue Cross Charity’s Britain’s Most Heroic Tails competition and has been selected as one of their top five winners. Congratulations George! In a letter from the Blue Cross Team they said “The judges thought that George’s drawing of Ollie was absolutely paw-some, and the storyline he wrote…

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We are delighted to welcome Laura Solari, our new SENCO to the school. Before joining us, Laura was SEN Case Officer at Bracknell Forest Local Education Authority working with many of our children and families who attend the school – so she is a very familiar face! Prior to that she was a teacher in…

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Hearty congratulations to our fantastic pupils Billy and Liam who raised over £2,000 by cycling 30km from Liam’s home to school to raise funds for Friends of SPICE – (Special People on Ice). SPICE is a charity that help young people with additional needs to participate in ice related activities. The boys who have spent…

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Following recent Government Advice regarding the re-opening of specialist schools and institutions, we will begin our phased re-opening from Wednesday 3rd June. We are looking forward to seeing the children and our staff are working hard to make the transition to the new normal as positive, delightful and safe an experience as possible. Mrs Williams…

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Following our Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Inspection in February, the report has now been published and we are thrilled with the outcome! The report comprises two inspections: The Compliance Inspection seeks to provide a judgement as to whether an independent school meets the standards in the Education Regulations 2014. We successfully met all the standards…

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As part of our forward-planning regarding the emerging situation in the UK regarding the spread of COVID-19, and in light of the government’s position to move from the ‘containment’ phase into the ‘delay’ phase of the nation’s response, we have decided that from tomorrow Friday 13th March, the School will operate a ‘core business only’…

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We are delighted that our solar panel installation by The Little Green Energy Company won Regional Small Scale Project of the Year Award at the 2020 Energy Efficiency Awards this weekend! The 2020 Regional Small Scale Project of the Year Award sponsored by Area Eco , rewards one exceptional project, in each of the 11…

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Later in the day, the ever-resourceful Elm class created their own version of lacrosse using sieves! We now have an official Beech Lodge game – Lasieve! And in the glorious late afternoon as the sun finally shone a group of Deancroft boys had a brilliant game of football to end the day. Teamwork at its…

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Some of our Deancroft pupils were very proud to show their scale models of the London Eye frames to Michael Shanly of the Shanly Group on Friday. Made out of rolled up recycled waste paper, the pupils worked together in teams making sections to create these impressive structures in their weekly STEM lessons. Next to…

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We are giddy with joy and beside ourselves with excitement to announce that our wonderful Head Mr Dan Gillespie and his lovely wife Stef gave birth to beautiful Norah Delilah Gillespie on Friday 17th December. She is little sister to Freya, weighs 6lb 9oz and is doing brilliantly – we can’t wait to meet her!…

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