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

Main Office: 01473 836 110
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Headteacher:  Mrs S Skinner

Please click right to access the SEND Report information. SEND Report 2016

 

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

 

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

World Autism Week

World Autism Week takes place from 27th March - 2nd April. We will be raising awareness and promoting understanding with all students in school next week as part of this event. Please look out for more details.

 

Family Awareness Day 

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On Saturday 29th April, students in Years 7, 8 and 9 and their parents/carers are invited along to the Ipswich campus to find out more about studying a degree at university. This is a free event, which runs from 11.30am – 3pm, and a fantastic opportunity to learn more about university and to meet with current students. For more information please click here

 

FUN RUN - Tuesday 28th March

FunRun

Please support our annual fancy dress sponsored Fun Run and help us to raise funds to buy sports equipment and much more! Prizes awarded for the best fancy dress, biggest fundraiser and most dressed-up tutor group. Sponsorship forms and letters (please click) have gone home to Years 7, 8 and 9. 

We apologise in advance to local residents for any noise disturbance on the day.

 

Celebration of Schools’ Music 2017

Huge congratulations to the talented group of 36 students who performed in the Celebration of Schools’ Music concert at the world famous concert hall at Snape Maltings on Tuesday 7th March. The choir performed three songs, composed by Claydon GCSE Music students, Matt, Eleanor and Ben, as well as taking part in a group piece along with several other schools in Suffolk. All students, including those who accompanied the choir, worked fantastically hard to give an amazing performance on the night and were an absolute credit to the school, well done!

  

 

Fairer Funding for Suffolk Schools

Please click here for important information about future funding for Suffolk schools.

 

Part-time Teacher Training 

Part-time teacher training has arrived in Suffolk and Norfolk! If you are a graduate in maths, physics, chemistry, biology, languages, computing or geography and are interested in becoming a teacher, please click here for details on forthcoming information evenings. 

Important Notices

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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