Claires Court celebrates its 60th anniversary this academic year having first opened its doors in September 1960

18th November 2020

The Maidenhead-based school continues to be family run by the founding family, the Wildings, and has pupils from Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. The school is for Nursery to Sixth Form age and is ‘diamond-structured’, with the Nursery co-educational, the Junior Girls and Boys and Senior Girls and Boys single sex, and Sixth Form is co-educational.

Hugh Wilding, Administrative Principal and one of the 19 founding pupils, said: “We’re incredibly proud of all our pupils, staff and partners, past and present, to have been part of this history and reaching this tremendous milestone. Although we can’t celebrate in quite the way we would have liked due to safety measures and restrictions, we wanted to share the occasion with everyone connected with the school and we’re inviting our alumni to share their stories with us on our Facebook page, and we hope to celebrate over the course of the year.

“We continue to be a family-run school for families, as well as working with the wider community, and are committed to providing the best education and facilities for the benefit of people in local and surrounding areas. We have enjoyed the many moments and academic, sporting and creative achievements of our pupils and staff over the years. Above all, our close-knit and values-based school community is incredibly inspiring.”