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

Please watch this space.

 

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

KS4 Curriculum Evening

Many thanks to those parents and Year 10 students who attended our recent KS4 Curriculum Evening. If you were unable to attend, you can access a copy of the slideshow and workshop below. 

KS4 Curriculum Evening Slideshow 

KS4 Curriculum Evening Revision Skills Workshop

 

Macmillan Coffee Morning

macmillanWe have raised a fantastic £303 for Macmillan Cancer Support! Many thanks to all those who baked, purchased cakes or helped in any way.

 

Open Evening

Thanks to all our visitors for making our Open Evening such a success; we were delighted to welcome you to the school. Please see our website or call the school if you would like to visit again on one of our open mornings. We look forward to meeting you again soon.

 

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.

 

Welcome to Year 7

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to our new Year 7 students and their parents/carers.

Starting high school can feel a bit daunting at first but it is also very exciting and great fun. You will be part of a warm and friendly school community offering all the support you need to help you feel at home and to achieve your personal best in school. Although Claydon High School may be a lot bigger than your primary school, rest assured that everyone will be happy to help you settle in, find your way around and make lots of new friends.

 

Results 2017

The wait was finally over for our Year 11 students when they received their GCSE exam results in August. They were the first cohort of students taking the new exams which are designed to be more challenging. Of our 120 students 65% achieved a grade 4-9 in both Maths and one of their English GCSEs; the grade 4 is equivalent to grade C in other subjects.  24% of our students achieved passes at grade C or 5 in their EBacc subjects. We had many strong performances in individual subjects including: Drama, Spanish, Science, PE and Food and Nutrition.

 

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.

 

  • 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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