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    Published 24/06/21
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    Published 18/01/21

    Many of you will be aware that 12 months ago, the swimming pool was in need of costly repairs which the school could not afford to address. The choice was between closing the pool and busing children to other pools, or to look for wider funding options that were significantly greater than those that could be raised by the PA. Following the financial commitments of parents, the community, Elmbridge Borough Council, the Parish Council and the London Marathon Fund, we are pleased to say that we have been able to move forward with Phase 1 of the project.  

    With the benefit of this substantial level of external funding, we will be able to provide a high quality facility that no other school in the area will be able to offer. The design of the pool will be sustainable and cheaper to run and enable the children to use the pool all the year round. Importantly, it will also offer the school an additional income from people who have demonstrated a desire to use the facility outside of school hours, thus directly benefiting the children at the school. 

    Despite experiencing some significant delays in the delivery of key materials, all the foundations have now been laid. When the steelwork gets delivered, erection can get underway and you will be able to see the project taking shape. We continue to anticipate that the pool will be available again for the children in the summer.  

    Fundraising for Phase two continues and alongside all the hard work of the PA and the community we are still having positive communications with Your Fund Surrey for the outstanding sums. In parallel with this, we continue to look at ways to make the pool as environmentally friendly as we can and a number of green measures are already being incorporated. Providing a renewable source of energy to heat the pool is complex and challenging, but in conjunction with Surrey, we have commissioned a heat pump feasibility study and await their report.  

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  • World Book Day at CPS

    Published 06/03/20

    World Book Day at CPS

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  • Christmas comes to town for Claygate Primary

    Published 12/12/19

    Great fun was had by all last Saturday at the Christmas Bazaar. The event was officially opened by our Senior Choir, who sang beautifully. There were lots of fun stalls for the children to try out including the popular jam jars stall (well done to Chestnut class for collecting the most jam jars), chocolate tombola, the Christmas games room and pine cone decorating. Once they had tried everything, there was still plenty left to do, like take fun photos with family and friends in our brilliant photo booth or go and visit our elves and Santa in the grotto.

    When hunger called, there were mouth-watering burgers and sausages from Game Larder to sink their teeth into, followed by a delicious cake from the Café stall. While parents could enjoy a coffee from Caffe Capital, mulled wine or Platform No3 Daisy Gold ale which was kindly donated by Game Larder. 

    This, hopefully, got the parents then into the mood to bid on the 17 hampers on offer in time, before the Grand Raffle was then drawn at the end of the bazaar. We had 60 prizes to be won.

    Thank you everyone who volunteered and took part in the event. We raised a grand total of £7,475.48 which would not have been possible without your generous donations.

    Merry Christmas everyone!                                                                                                                                Christmas Bazaar Team 2019

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  • Spooky Disco Spellbounds

    Published 25/10/19

    Thank you to everyone who came to the Spooky Disco. The event was a great success and it was lovely to see all the kids having so much fun. Disco Dina was a huge hit and the crafts, tattoos, face painting and tuck shop all went down a storm. A huge thank you to our parent/carer volunteers, the school staff and the Clubland team; the event was very well supported and we couldn't have done it without you. Your time and enthusiasm was much appreciated and together we raised £1162.00 profit for the PA fund.

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  • Claygate went to Vegas!

    Published 15/10/19
    On Saturday night we had a Vegas-themed Ball at Sandown racecourse which raised a massive £10.5k tow
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  • Community Pool Funding Update

    Published 10/10/19
    58% of our £500,000 target has been achieved by CPSPA with significant contributions from Claygate Parish Council and Elmbridge Borough Council. We now need help raising the last £210,000 required to make this project a reali
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  • 2019 Fun Run a Success

    Published 07/10/19
    After a stormy night and much rainfall in the early hours of Sunday morning, the sun came out just in time to cheer on hoards of Claygate locals as they took part in the 2019 Claygate Primary School Fun Run. Parents and children ran together in ei
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  • Circus Came to Claygate

    Published 03/10/19
    The circus came to Claygate Primary School over the weekend and it didn't fail to disappoint.  Crowds of Claygate children and their families arrived at the Big Top in hopes of a great show and the circus didn't disappoint.  From sp
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  • The Circus is Coming!

    Published 22/07/19
    The circus is coming to school! We are really excited that our new term will kick off with a fun family event hosted by the PopUp Circus. When: Saturday 28th September                   Performa
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  • Claygate Village Flower Show 2019

    Published 22/07/19
    The tent was a blaze of colour and creativity and lots of little people went away very happy having seen their work up on show and lots of excited prize winners too.    CPS had another fantastic year winning the Fawcus Cup (cup f
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  • Teddy Bear Picnic for New Reception Students

    Published 08/07/19
    Claygate welcomed its newest recruits this past week as our latest reception students for September 2019 came together to enjoy their teddy bear picnic on a glorious afternoon in the sun.  New teachers were met and new friendships were created.&
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