Author: Becky Maitland

Mar
09

A very special visitor in Primary

Primary have had a very special visitor this afternoon  – ‘Tortie’ the tortoise. Tortie is a female tortoise and is over 100 years old! She is fostered and looked after by Mr Burton’s mum. Pupils have enjoyed learning about her and tortoises in general as part of their work on animals and habitats this term. She also enjoyed being […]

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Mar
07

Rock, paper, scissors.

 Year 8 have been busy learning about coding and programming with their ‘BBC microbits’ –  pocket-sized codeable computers with motion detection, a built-in compass and Bluetooth technology.  Students created a ‘rock, paper, scissors’ game and then competed against each other – who will be the winner?!

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Feb
27

Mid Cheshire Food Bank – toiletries

After the generosity shown in our collection for Mid Cheshire Food Bank (all 65kg of it!) back in December, the school would once again like to support the charity, this time with the offer of toiletries and non-food items. Whilst foodbanks predominately donate edible goods, they also give families essential non-food items which we may take for granted as being […]

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Feb
17

Happy half term

School is now out for winter, see you all on the 27th February for rest of the spring term.

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Feb
10

Session for parents and carers

Last academic year you may remember that we offered parents and carers the opportunity to attend a focussed parenting session delivered by external professional Karen Cocker. Given the success and positive feedback from the event, we are delighted that we are able to offer you the chance to attend another such session. Karen has over 25 […]

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Feb
07

The Incredible Hulk had better watch out…

Our KS2 pupils have been working extra hard with Mr Burton and Mr Snowden this week in their circuit training class! With stations for sit ups, squats, punch bags, battle ropes, jump rope and shuttle runs the boys have been improving their strength and stamina, as well as making ‘human tunnels’ and practicing their ‘planks’ – all great for […]

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Jan
27

Important – term dates

Please be aware that when checking school term and holiday dates, please only use the information provided on Cloughwood’s official website here. We have been made aware that other websites which appear in search engines have different dates for half terms and Easter holidays – these have not been checked or validated by the school, so please disregard […]

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Jan
16

Mid Cheshire Food Bank

You may remember in the Christmas term we asked for donations of food and non perishable items to donate to Mid Cheshire Food Bank. Organised by Miss Jones from Primary, during December she made the trip to the Food Bank which is based in Winsford, with 9 boys and the 65.5kg of food which was donated. They […]

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