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

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Headteacher:  Mrs S Skinner

Please click right to access the SEND Report information. SEND Report 2017

 

For a list of helpful websites and links please click on the orange buttonSEND Useful Links

 

For useful tips on helping your child to read, please click on the blue button.Top 10 Reading Tips

 

Accessibility Plan

Please click here to access our Accessibility Plan.

 

External Courses and Talks

Guest Speaker Annie Clements talks about the challenges that children with ADHD and Autism face and those who support and care for them.

Thursday 6th October 10.30am -12.00pm at Willows Children’s Centre 

Click here for more information.

 

Irlens Information

If your child has been diagnosed by an optometrist with any of the following perceptual processing disorders: Meares-Irlens Syndrome (MIS), Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome or Visual Stress, please let the school know by emailing senco@claydonhigh.com with details and supporting evidence so we can provide support and ensure that our records are up-to-date.

 

Reading

Need inspiration on what books to read? You can use the ‘Book Trust Bookfinder’ to look for books to suit your tastes and interests, browse our archive of interviews with authors or just see what's out this month that should be catching your eye in the bookshop or the library. Go to www.booktrust.org.uk

 

Homework Support

The resources below can be used by your child to support their homework tasks. These activity sheets can either be printed for use at home or students can learn the techniques described on them and then use these methods in their school books/notepads.  

Activity Grid               High Five                         Keywords               On the Other Hand

Flowchart                  Homework Helper            Mind Map               Weigh it Up 

 

Helping Your Child to Spell

If you are worried about your child’s spelling we have created a spelling programme (and associated word lists) for you to follow with them. These can be accessed by clicking on the links below: 

Spelling Programme

 

 

Generic Word Lists               Subject Specific Word Lists                      Resources              

Level 1                                     Art                              RE Level 2                 Spelling Programme Record

Level 2 List 1                           English Level 1           Science Y7                Top 10 Spelling Tips     

Level 2 List 2                           English Level 2           Science Y8

Level 3 List 1                           Food Level 1

Level 3 List 2                           Food Level 2

Level 4 List 1                           Graphics Level 1

Level 4 List 2                           Graphics Level 2

Level 5 List 1                           Maths Level 1

Level 5 List 2                           Maths Level 2

Level 6 List 1                           Maths Level 3

Level 6 List 2                           RE Level 1

                                                  

We also have an online spelling programme which can be accessed at home by visiting www.spellzone.com. If you would like the username and password for this resource, please contact the school office, giving your child’s full name and tutor group and they will provide you with this information. 

Latest News

Sports Award Evening

Congratulations to all who attended our recent Sports Award Evening. It was great to celebrate so many individual and team sporting achievements across the year. Well done to all the award winners and to those students who participate in sport, for competition, fitness or pleasure! 

School Games Silver Award

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We have been successful in our application for a Silver School Games Award. The School Games Mark (which is recognised by Ofsted) rewards schools for their commitment to and development of competition, school sport and physical education.

In order to achieve any level of the School Games Mark, we must meet a set of prerequisites including: providing opportunities that attract less active young people to participate in physical activity; a calendar of competition that demonstrates opportunities for young people with SEND to take part in competitions; a notice board and/or in-house school digital system that promotes School Games activity and much more.

 

PARENTING WORKSHOP

Please click here for details.

 

SPORTS DAY 

Well done to everyone who took part (competitors, non-competitors and helpers) in this year's Sports Day and congratulations to the winners and runners up in each race, plus the 10 students below who broke a school record!

Jessie Wyatt - Year 10 girls' Shot Putt
Billy Stanhope - Year 10 boys' 400m
Alfie Miles - Year 10 boys' 100m
Harrison Banks - Year 7 boys' 300m
Chloe Rolfe - Year 7 girls' 300m
Luca Iachetta - Year 8 boys' 300m
Mia Jones - Year 8 girls' 300m
Kieron Double - Year 9 boys' 300m
Kimberly Mundawarara - Year 9 girls' 300m
Josefina Santa De Lapaz - Year 10 girls' 300m

 

CLAYDON SPOTLIGHTS 2017

Wow, what a great show! This year's 'Claydon Spotlights' production featured a variety of acts, including: music, singing, dance, comedy, drama and much more. Huge congratulations and thanks to all the students (performers and backstage) who took part - you are a credit to the school! Thanks also go to parents/carers, staff and PTA for your support, it is very much appreciated.

 

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 Lunch Menu Launch

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Please click here to download the new lunchtime menu provided in our Megabites canteen by Vertas Catering. Please note that there is a three week rotation and w/c 20th February 2017 is week one.

 

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.

 

  • Successes and Highlights

    We are delighted to share the exciting news that Claydon High School has been named in the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in England.

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