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The latest from The Piggott School

You can keep up with all the latest news and events from The Piggott School via our website, our School News App (instructions below), Twitter and our School Blog.

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History @piggotthistory

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Psychology @piggpsych

Science @PiggiodicTable

Business Studies @PiggottBS

Piggott Trips @PiggottTrips

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Stay up to date with our School News App

Get push notifications to your phone of important news, upcoming events and key dates. Follow these easy steps:

1. Download the app from either the iTunes App Store , Google Play or Windows Store by clicking on the relevant buttons below or by loading up the app store on your phone and searching for ‘School News’.

2. Launch the app and you will then be able to either click on the ‘Find my school’ button which uses the phones GPS to locate all the schools in the surrounding 20 miles, or you can type in the schools postcode and click on ‘Get my school’ button.

Our school's postcode is: RG10 8DS 

3. You will then see a list of schools that use the app. Click on The Piggott School to view relevant news & events.

4. You will then be able to click on the ‘News’ button to view all the latest news items that have been added and all the upcoming calendar events by clicking on the ‘Events’ button.

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Piggott in the press

In case you missed it, here are some recent press articles featuring stories about The Piggott School.

Online advice - Henley Standard
 
Safety webinar - Henley Standard
 
Pupils make cards for elderly neighbours - Henley Standard
 
Parents’ night - Henley Standard
 
Twyford school pupils create Christmas cards and sing carols for the elderly
- Photo 1 of 3 - Maidenhead Advertiser (maidenhead-advertiser.co.uk)

 
Teenager cycles 100 miles in two weeks for charity - Henley Standard
 
Girl thrilled with success of takeaway pizza business - Henley Standard
 
Virtual Chinese New Year - Henley Standard
 
Twin success - Henley Standard
 
Twyford school carries out Dragons' Den-style business enterprise project virtually
- Photo 1 of 1 - Maidenhead Advertiser (maidenhead-advertiser.co.uk)

 

School turns sports hall into mass testing centre - Henley Standard

Wokingham Today, April 8, 2020 by Wokingham.Today - issuu

Footballing girls feel more onside with A-level studies - Henley Standard

Students rewarded for work - Henley Standard

Piggott School student selected for British Para Swimming Talent Squad. 


 

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  • Christmas Jumper Swap

    Published 23/11/22
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  • Readifood Donations

    Published 17/11/22

    Once again we have had a really successful harvest donation for the local charity Readifood. The Piggott community did an excellent job and we would like to thank everyone who took the time to organise a donation!

    We always have a little competition to see which tutor can gather the biggest donations and there were two worthy winners this year:

    Congratulations to 10CD and 8CC!

     

     

     

    ReadiFood – Reading's Food Bank

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  • Christmas Art Competition

    Published 10/11/22

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  • Curriculum Update 2022

    Published 10/11/22

    Please see attached a letter from Mr MacLeod updating you on our curriculum.

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  • The Piggott School Association Christmas Fayre 2022

    Published 31/10/22

     

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  • 6th Form Open Evening

    Published 31/10/22

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  • Year 10 Welcome Evening

    Published 10/10/22

    Please see below the Year 10 Welcome evening presentation evening

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  • Early Career Teachers (ECT) Event

    Published 21/09/22

    On Wednesday 14th September The Piggott School were pleased to host over 50 ECTs (Early Career Teachers) to a welcome event. This event was run in conjunction with the Wokingham Federation and included a number of presentations designed to welcome the local ECTs to the profession. Piggott School staff were responsible for leading the main training of the afternoon - with Mr P Smith and Mr Crawley leading a keynote speech surrounding 'Behaviour for Learning'. The event was catered by Aspens - who provided a range of outstanding food to keep all attendees going throughout the afternoon. We were thrilled to be able to host this annual event once again - and look forward to continuing our work with local ECTs. 

    The Piggott School is the Lead School in the Wokingham Federation - (Wokingham Secondary Federation – Schools working with schools (wokinghamfederation.co.uk)]

       

    Mr Alex MacLeod

    Deputy Headteacher and ECT Induction Lead

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  • Open Evening 2022

    Published 20/09/22
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  • Twyford Together Charity 5k and Fun Run 2022

    Published 16/09/22

    Twyford Together Charity 5K and Fun Run

    Just three weeks to go until the Twyford Together Charity 5K and Fun Run takes place here, at The Piggott School on Sunday 9 October. Can your family and neighbours become this year's 'Fastest Street'? Get three runners to enter and you'll be in with a shot! Prizes to be announced shortly.

    Twyford Together Charity 5K and Fun Run | Facebook

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  • Open Evening Thursday 29th September

    Published 14/09/22

    The school will be closing at 1pm on Thursday 29th September to allow for Open Evening preparations. School coaches will collect pupils at 1pm. Please make appropriate arrangements for your son or daughter to accommodate this early closure. Thank you for your support.

    The Piggott School 

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  • The passing of Queen Elizabeth II

    Published 09/09/22

    The Piggott School community is deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

    Our Queen served the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth for 70 years with dedication, love and grace.

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Royal Family along with the millions of people worldwide who will miss her every day. 

    The school’s flags have been lowered to half-mast and students and staff will have time together to reflect on, and celebrate, the Queen’s life.

    As we reflect on the Queen’s reign, the humility that resonated through her into the people that she met, and everything that she did, shines though. This is perhaps the Queen’s greatest legacy and why her memory will always be cherished. 

    ‘We do not grieve like those who have no hope, for we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.’ (1 Thessalonians 4:14)

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  • Open Evening and Open Mornings

    Published 08/09/22

    Dear Parents

     

    It will soon be time for you and your child to choose a secondary school. In order to help you with your decision, I have pleasure in inviting you to visit The Piggott School for the following events:

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  • GCSE and Level 2 Results

    Published 25/08/22

    GCSE and Level 2 Results

    Richly deserved success for GCSE students

    Following last week’s amazing set of A level and Level 3 results, Executive Headteacher Mr Gray is pleased to announce another outstanding set of GCSE and level 2 results for The Piggott School.

    94% of pupils passed English Language and 95% passed mathematics GCSE at Level 4 or above. Our combined best English and mathematics Level 4+ pass rate is 92%.

    Our five or more Level 4+ including best English and mathematics is 91%.

    Exceptional results were achieved across the whole range of subjects, with pass rates of 100% in eleven subjects: Art and Design, Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, Dance, Drama, French, Further Maths, Music, Physics and Statistics.

    All our other subjects achieved outstanding pass rates including Computer Science (97%), Photography (97%), Media Studies (96%), Spanish (95%), History (94%), German (92%), English Literature (92%), Combined Science (91%), Geography (91%), Food Technology (90%), Religious Education (89%), Creative iMedia (88%), Design Technology (87%), Sports Studies (85%) and Business Studies (82%).

    The vast majority of our students will be returning to study in our sixth form this September. The Piggott School Sixth Form is a centre of excellence for Academic, Applied General and Technical learning.

    Our students and staff have worked incredibly hard and this year’s results are a testament to this. Mr Gray thanks all the teaching and support staff for their continued dedication and professionalism. Congratulations to all our students on their richly deserved success and thank you to all of their parents for their unstinting support.

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  • A Level & Level 3 Vocational Results

    Published 18/08/22

    Press Release: A Level & Level 3 Vocational Results – The Piggott School

    August 2022

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  • Key Stage 3 Awards Afternoon

    Published 28/06/22

    This afternoon we honoured our Key Stage 3 students who have worked tirelessly to do their best and give 100% effort in their learning this year.

    Congratulations to all Key Stage 3 award winners

     

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  • Bikeability Course

    Published 16/05/22

    Last week 52 year 7 students completed their Bikeability Level 2 qualification.

    They had a fantastic day, gaining the knowledge and confidence they needed to cycle safely to school and around the local area.

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  • Bags 2 School Donations

    Published 13/05/22
    Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Bags 2 School project.    Please click the link for more information  https://bag2school.com/  
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