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Weekly News
CCHS and Sigma Sixth Tendring

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The latest issue - Friday 1st March

Spring Term 2024

  • Friday 1st March - Issue 22

    Learning Languages - Helps ‘Open Doors’ throughout Life; Young Reporters Breaking into Journalism; Year 9 Subject Pathways – Key Stage 4 Study – Important Decisions to Make; Sporting Activities Help Inspire Friendly Competition

  • Friday 16th February - Issue 21

    Half-Term & Non-Pupil Day – Monday, 26th February; National Apprenticeship Week @ Sigma Sixth; English Literature Brought to Life; Students Embrace Public Speaking; Lucy is Junior Table Tennis Champion; Key Stage 3 Reading Challenge – Students Opting into Improving their Reading; Mother’s Day Poems Essex Life

  • Friday 9th February - Issue 20

    Sixth Form Scientists Explore Biology in Action; Year 11 Footballers Final Match @ CCHS; Half-Term & Non-Pupil Day – 26th February; Safer Internet Day 2024

  • Friday 2nd February - Issue 19

    Year 11 - Outstanding Attendance at Revision Sessions – Students Opting In; Reflecting on Holocaust Memorial Day; Year 8 Maths Stars in Action; Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award – Second Practice Hike; Medal Haul at Essex Swimming Success; Design Idea Brought to Life; Book Corner

  • Friday 26th January - Issue 18

    Robot Opens Eyes on STEM Careers; Prefix Challenge Winners; Recognising Fantastic Attendance; Talented Pianists Invited to Special Recital; England Netball - Ball Girls on TV; Debate Club a Real Hit

  • Friday 19th January - Issue 17

    Bringing Careers into Focus; PROUD+ Rewards @ CCHS; Termly PROUD Trips; Christmas Day at CCHS

  • Friday 12th January - Issue 16

    Spring Term 2024 – Welcome Back!; The Annual CCHS Presentation Evening; Autumn Term Awards; Are you an ex-CCHS student?; Opening Eyes on the World of Art; Managing Post 16 Finances; CCHS Basketballers in Action; CCHS Book Fair; It's Behind You – Oh No It’s Not!


Autumn Term 2023

  • Friday 22nd December - Issue 15

    Season’s Greetings from CCHS; The Joy of Giving at Christmas - CCHS in the Community; CCHS Parental Engagement; CCHS Art in the Community @ Christmas; A Lovely Fundraising Effort; CCHS Christmas Card Competition; CCHS Racing Team – Testing Event; Thank You and Good Luck to the Staff Leaving CCHS

  • Friday 15th December - Issue 14

    Year 11 Mock Results Day; Year 12 in Court – Annual Bar Mock Trial Competition - Runners-Up; Autumn Term Draws to a Close; An Insight into Engineering; CCHS Judo Club - Inaugural Gradings; BookBuzz Reading Club

  • Friday 8th December - Issue 13

    Celebrating Exceptional Attitude in Art & Design; Sports Physiotherapist Imparts his Knowledge; The History of Hampton Court Palace; Inter-School Indoor Athletics; Year 9 Maths Masters; Last Call for the CCHS Christmas Appeal; Book Corner

  • Friday 1st December - Issue 12

    CCHS Charity Committee Supporting St Helena Hospice; St John Ambulance Young Achiever; Duke of Edinburgh Bronze – New Cohort complete their Inaugural Hike; Holly Court Christmas Appeal - Update; Essex Schools Under 16 Cup Success; Book Corner; CCHS Book Fair – 6th to 12th December – Ideal Christmas Presents!

  • Thursday 23rd November - Issue 11

    The 95th Birthday of Clacton County High School; Sporting Caps Celebrated; Talented Students to appear in London; Commemorating the publication of Shakespeare’s Work; Book Corner; Sparx Gold Reader Status Achievement

  • Friday 17th November - Issue 10

    Recognising Fantastic Attendance; CCHS Holly Court Christmas Appeal 2023; Sigma Sixth Student Fundraising; Sigma Sixth Media Studies on Location; District Cross-Country Championships 2023; Book Corner

  • Friday 10th November - Issue 9

    Gratitude to our Retiring Chair of Governors for his Service to CCHS; We Will Remember Them; Handmade Poppies Boost Collection; Ultimate Scouting Award for Charlie; Autumn Sports – Part 2 – Football; Book Corner

  • Friday 3rd November - Issue 8

    Year 7 Halloween Fun; WhatsApp - What Parents and Carers Need to Know – National Online Safety; Extra-Curricular Clubs and Enrichment Update; Promoting Reading @ CCHS; Essex Cup Disappointment

  • Friday 20th October - Issue 7

    CCHS Sixth Form Opening Evening Attracts Record Attendance; Year 11 Car Safety; Autumn Sports - Part 1; Parental and Student Support

  • Friday 13th October - Issue 6

    CCHS Recognised by the British Judo Association; Year 7 ‘Talk About Transition’ with Jack Petchey; Cyclists praised during Bike Courses; Media Studies Students Learning on Location; European Day of Languages – Part 2

  • Friday 6th October - Issue 5

    Celebrating Outstanding Attendance; Sigma Sixth Culture and Diversity Day; Sixth Form Students Triumph at Tendring Youth Awards; Gymnastics Star takes Gold; European Day of Languages – Part 1

  • Friday 29th September - Issue 4

    Annual CCHS Open Evening; A Quest to Eradicate the Anger that People Carry; CCHS Sixth Form in Focus; Year 11 – Sigma Sixth Open Evening

  • Friday 22nd September - Issue 3

    Stimulating Reading @ CCHS; Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award; North Essex Theatre Awards Success; Reinforcement Works Complete; National Online Safety – Group Chats

  • Friday 15th September - Issue 2

    Open Evening – Thursday 21st Sept - School finishes at 1.15pm; Grab Every Opportunity; Year 12 Settle into their new Surroundings; Extra-Curricular Clubs & Activities – Autumn Term 2023

  • Friday 8th September - Issue 1

    Welcome and Welcome Back; The Start of a New Chapter - Welcome Year 7; Outstanding Summer Exam Results; Essential Applications - Arbor - Student Email - Google Accounts; CCHS Weekly News & the CCHS Website; Term Dates for this Academic Year


Summer Term 2023

  • Friday 21st July - Issue 39 - End of Academic Year - Extended Issue

    Recognising Individuals – Jack Petchey ‘Outstanding Achievement’ Awards; CCHS Summer Reading Challenge; National Read Aloud Challenge – Summer 2023; Year 12 Sports Leaders – Charity Fundraising Event; Sports Days – July 2023; Sigma Sixth Experience Day; Summer Holiday Dates; Next Academic Year – Sept 2023; Sigma Sixth - Problem Solving; Fishing Success; Thank You and Good Luck to the Staff Leaving CCHS; ‘Evita – The Musical’ – The CCHS Summer Production 2023; Respect the Water; Role Model Excels at Choi Kwang-Do; School’s Out for Summer...

  • Friday 14th July - Issue 38

    The Last Week of Term; Model Aircraft Masterclass; Forensic Science Experience Day; Perseverance, Determination and Making Memories – Year 7 Activity Weekend; Year 10 Futures Week – Experiencing the World of Work

  • Friday 7th July - Issue 37

    CCHS F24 Racing Team – Best Ever Performance; Year 13 Say Goodbye to Sigma Sixth; District Athletics 2023; Sports Leaders Lend-a-Hand; ‘Evita – The Musical’ – Next Week; Stimulating Interest in Engineering - STEM Aircraft Challenge

  • Friday 30th June - Issue 36

    Pearson Teaching Awards 2023; National School Sports Week 2023 – Another Outstanding Success; Year 11 Leave School in Style; CCHS Annual Sports Awards Evening; Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award – Assessment Hike in Thetford Forest; Important Water Safety Message

  • Friday 23rd June - Issue 35

    Year 12 focus on their Post 18 Pathways; Talented Artists Win Awards; Spanish is Engaging; Multi-school Council – Inclusion Day

  • Friday 16th June - Issue 34

    Year 11 Conclude their Summer Exams; Attendance Rewards – Summer Term; How does a Business Actually Work?; Duke of Edinburgh Award – Putting their Map Reading Skills to the Test; Year 12 Expedition Preparation

  • Friday 9th June - Issue 33

    CCHS Student Leaders; The CCHS Summer Musical - Evita - Thursday 15th to Saturday 17th July; CCHS Multi-School Council; ‘Learning on Location’ - Human Geography at the Olympic Park

  • Friday 26th May - Issue 32

    The Insights of an Author; May Half-Term and Revision Sessions; Coastal Schools Rounders Tournament

  • Friday 19th May - Issue 31

    Oakley’s Gift Charity Presentation; Experiencing the World of Work; Sixth Form in the Community; Whitsun (May) Half-Term – Just a Week Away; Karate Star Strikes Gold; Footballers on Cloud Nine; National Cup Football

  • Friday 12th May - Issue 30

    Outstanding Attitude to Learning – PROUD Awards; Sea Cadet’s Experience in the English Channel; Proud to be a Part of the Kings’ Coronation Celebrations; A Hoard of Golds at the Coastal Athletics 2023

  • Friday 5th May - Issue 29

    Duke of Edinburgh Practice Hike; What Parents Need to know – Wizz App; ‘Our Oceans’ Art Project; Attendance Rewards – Spring Term; An Outstanding Speech; A-Level Drama in London; Poetry Stars Creations – Part 4

  • Friday 28th April - Issue 28

    Spring Term Awards 2023; Celebrating Exceptional Attitude in the Sport and Design Faculty; London University Essay Finalist; Media Studies on Location

  • Friday 21st April - Issue 27

    Summer Term 2023; Science Week Photography Winners; A Spring Weekend in Madrid; Cooking their way to University; Geography Brought to Life; Rewarding Outstanding Commitment