Claydon High School
Church Lane, Claydon, Suffolk, IP6 0EG

Main Office: 01473 836 110

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Headteacher:  Ms M Taylor

Parents in Partnership

Parent Teacher Association and Parent Forum

                                              “Working together for our children’s future”

 

Our aims are:

1.       To enable parents and carers to feel valued and included in the school community and have a voice regarding their children’s learning experience

2.       To support and value the school and its staff in their pursuit to enable our children to be the best they can be

3.       To raise money to provide resources, opportunities and experiences to enrich our children’s education

The PTA is a small but dedicated group of parents / carers and staff. We meet twice a term, once to plan and organize events etc. (this is held at the school) and once to catch up and brainstorm ideas (this is held at the pub)!

We run a number of events such as Quiz Nights and a Christmas Grand Prize Draw but also have other ways of raising money such as the 100 Club and ‘easyfundraising.com’. In addition, we help out at school events and do the obligatory cake baking!

We are always keen to welcome new members and grateful for any support - there are plenty of ways to get involved. Coming along to meetings and events also provides an opportunity to hear what is happening at school and offer your views and insight. You can also do this at the Parent Forum which meets once a term on a Wednesday at 4pm.

If you would like to get involved or just find out a bit more about the PTA, please contact Lisa Johnson via the school at admin@claydonhigh.com or come along to our next meeting or event. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

THE COMMITTEE 

Chairperson: Vacant    email: admin@claydonhigh.com

Vice Chairperson: Vacant

Secretary: Lisa Johnson

Treasurer: Louise Van Den Berg

SLT Link: Ms M Taylor

Committee Members: Carol Cadwallender. Andrea Rumsby, Wayne Allen, Rebecca Sheridan

 

KEY DATES AND EVENTS 2017 - 2018

 

 

CHAIRPERSON’S REPORTS & CONSTITUTION

CONSTITUTION September 2016 - 17

Claydon High School Chairperson's Report 2015-2016

Claydon High School Chairperson's Report 2014-2015

Claydon High School Chairperson's Report 2013-2014

 

EASY FUNDRAISING

THE 100 CLUB

 

What is a 100 Club?

A 100 Club is a way of fundraising. Individuals buy a number for £1 a month and the collected amount is divided between the cause and the winners every month.  A great opportunity to raise funds for the school with a chance to win a cash prize.

100 Club Terms and Conditions

 

 

Who can join?

Anyone — as long as they are over the age of 16. We operate under a Small Society Licence and are registered with Mid Suffolk District Council. Parents, carers, staff, governors, grandparents, members of the community — everyone is welcome to join.

How does our 100 Club work?

Our year runs from September to August. Members are invited to buy a number(s) at the start of the year for £12 each, equivalent to £1 a month. Numbers can also be bought throughout the year paying the remainder of the year at £1 a month.

50% of the money for each month is given to the PTA and 50% is given to the prize fund for the draw. Of the total prize fund (which can vary each month depending on new members joining) 1st prize = 50%, 2nd prize = 30% and 3rd prize = 20%. With 100 members the first prize would be £25.

On the third Monday of each month the draw will take place at the school staff briefing, allocating  numbers for first, second and third prizes. The numbers will be returned back into the draw each month meaning members can win more than once in a year. If the third Monday falls in a school holiday it will take place on the closest available Monday. Dates are published on the PTA page of the school website .

After each draw the PTA will let the winners know so they can collect their prize from the school office. The names of the winners will be published on the PTA page of the school website and in each school newsletter.

At the end of the school year members will be invited to buy their numbers again.

Would you be willing to join?  Please do consider contacting us or completing the attached application form.

If you have any questions please contact Lisa Johnson via admin@claydonhigh.com

Please click on the link to access an information sheet plus application form. 100 Club Application Form 2017 - 2018

 

 

 

Headteacher's Weekly Update

Claydon High School were delighted to welcome two distinguished visitors to the school yesterday, Lord Burnett of Maldon, the Lord Chief Justice and His Honour Judge Rupert Overbury who is the Diversity and Community Relations Judge for Suffolk. They visited Claydon as part of their new initiative to have greater engagement with schools, both secondary and primary, so students learn about the courts and judicial system through lessons and other activities including visits to local courts for school competitions or to see the court sitting.

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Latest News

 

Tetrahedron Challenge!

Form groups were set the task of producing a giant tetrahedron. The purpose of this was to show what we can do together, to be the best we can be, by using the principles of STEM as the driving force. Each tutor group was given enough dowel and elastic bands to make between two and four mini tetrahedrons. These in turn made a medium sized tetrahedron to be placed together to form one big one! Tutor groups had 20 minutes to build their mini tetrahedrons following some simple instructions given in an assembly.  Year 9 Prefects helped Years 7 & 8 and the Year 10 Student Leadership Team constructed the giant final tetrahedron.  

Despite some wet and wild weather, this task was completed in less than 60 minutes, split across the week. It just goes to show that from a simple concept, something bigger and more powerful can be the end result! Well done to all who took part.

 

 

Years 7- 10 Internal Exam Timetable

Please click here to access a copy of the Summer Internal Exam Timetable for Years 7-10

EXAM TIMETABLE 2018

Please click here to access a copy of the GCSE Exam Timetable 2018.

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Important Notices

South Suffolk Learning Trust

On 1st June 2017, Claydon High school, East Bergholt High School and Hadleigh High School joined together to form a multi-academy trust - The South Suffolk Learning Trust. The three strong schools will be working together to share best practice within the partnership as well as supporting other schools in Suffolk. The South Suffolk Learning Trust (led by an experienced board of local trustees) intends to grow and support the learning of Suffolk youngsters aged between 3 and 19 and add positively to improving life chances of Suffolk children through effective collaboration.

Headteachers Sarah Skinner, Colin Turner and Caroline Gibson are delighted to be formalising partnerships across schools and enabling an even wider number of children to reach their full potential.

New Recycling Facilities

Recycle your unwanted clothing and paper and raise vital funds for your school in the process!

The PTA have arranged for paper and textile recycling banks to be situated in the coach car park at Claydon High School and are available for both school and community use. Please click here for more details. For safety reasons, restrictions of use apply when buses are dropping off and collecting students in the mornings and afternoons.

New Vive Menu Launch

Image result for new menuPlease click here to download the new Vive lunchtime menu provided in our Megabites canteen by Vertas Catering. Please note that there is a three week rotation; dates are at the top of each page.

 

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  • Successes and Highlights

    Claydon High School has recently achieved accreditation for transforming practice in ‘Leadership through moral purpose’ under SSAT's Framework for Exceptional Education.

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