Year 5 Victorian Workshop

The name of Richard Oastler may not mean much to workers of the 21st century, but to the thousands of men, women and children who toiled in the mills and sweatshops of Victorian England, he was known as ‘The Factory King.’ Year 5 found out why at their History workshop on Wednesday afternoon. Through the…

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World Book Day 2017

The word of the day was definitely “books”, for this year’s celebration of World Book Day. It was lovely to see so many colourful literary characters brought to life by the children and staff of Pre Prep. From traditional fairy tale characters to more modern characters, the children all looked fabulous in their costumes. Year I…

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Taekwondo Champion

On Sunday 22 January I entered the Midlands Taekwondo Championships in Kettering. The day began by observing the Senior competition, from which l was trying to pick up new tricks whilst calming my nerves. By mid-afternoon it was time for the Juniors, where I was able to put into practice what l had learnt from…

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Silver Medal Success!

On Saturday 28 January Blue Coat School hosted the quarter final of the National Primary Schools’ Chess Championship. We had four teams representing the school; two in the Under 9 section, and two in the Under 11s. I knew that the competition would be tough, with many excellent players from other local schools taking part.…

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Year 6 Greek Day

Does the thought of spending some time in the bustling Agora of sunny Athens appeal to you? What about having the chance to chat with your friends as you paint a fresco, concoct a herbal remedy or squeeze some juicy olives to make oil for your lamp? In the afternoon, why not watch a play…

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