On the hottest June day for 40 years and the Summer Solstice, Year 4 headed off for a scorching day in Stratford! Much enjoyment was had at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre workshop where the children discovered more about Midsummer’s Night Dream (very apt!). This was followed by a visit to Mary Arden’s Farm, where everybody…Details
“Clank”, “Beep”, “Clunk” … these were the sorts of noises coming from Pre-Prep this week as the children enjoyed a very special Robot Theme Week. High Impact Consultancy launched the week on Monday by bringing along their electronic friends: BB-8, Dash and Nao- a humanoid robot! Each class enjoyed a session with the robots where…Details
Years 3, 4 and 5 were taken on a journey on Tuesday. Not through time and space (too easy), but through the mysteries of our brilliant (but dodgy) brain. As a preparation session, Hi-Impact had suggested the children construct a ‘brain hat’. This simple card 3D diagram mapped the parts of the brain. With careful…Details
On Friday 9 June, Year 5 pupils were fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the exhibition “The Man Who Changed the World” as part of their RE curriculum. The Man Who Changed The World is an exhibition about Jesus’ life, particularly focusing on his Jewish background. Pupils were able to see various artefacts, including:…Details
The Blue Coat School is proud to announce that it will be supporting the national campaign ‘Drowning Prevention Week’ in association with Birmingham City Council and the Royal Life Saving Society UK All the children here at the Blue Coat School will be taking part in some interactive water safety presentations and practical water safety…Details
A chance to look back at a fun-filled week spent by Year 6 as they headed for Le château d’ebblinghem in Northern France. Re-read the blogs and enjoy the photos!
On Wednesday 24th May – a beautiful, sunny day – three classes of very excited Reception, and equally excited adults, went to West Midlands Safari Park. We saw lots of interesting animals during the drive-through safari, including white lions and tigers, zebras, elephants and giraffes. After enjoying a picnic lunch, we went on to explore…Details
This was a fabulous multi-disciplinary day, introduced by Eccles Sze Ng, Lecturer – BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture at BCU, during which the children learned about what it means to be a Landscape Architect – visionary, creative, courageous – thinking about sustainability, impact, materials and costings. They had lots of questions and their favourite bridge was…Details
Friday 19 May to Sunday 21 May Result: 3rd/4th out of 14 teams Most Valued Player: A fantastic all-round team performance The Blue Coat U11’s had a fantastic netball tour to Condover Hall last weekend.The tournament consisted of school and club sides and despite being a year young, we finished 3rd/4th out of 14 teams.…Details
Class RS have been to explore the Forest school. We had a great time exploring in the woods, sitting round the “camp fire” and jumping on the tree stumps.
We are really looking forward to using it for more lessons.
The weekend of the 13th and 14th May was a busy one for The Blue Coat School chess players and their parents! After playing so well in the quarter final in January, many of our club members made the journey to Bristol for the semi final of the National Primary Schools’ Chess Championship. In the…Details