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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Chess Tournament

In the Warwickshire Junior Chess Championship at Arden School in Solihull, the Blue Coat School was represented in the Under 10 and Under 12 sections by Tristan Wong, Shayan Patel, Hasan Ahmed, Esa Yaqoob and Ryan Raeiszadeh. The Under 12 section was full of strong chess players, but Hasan, Ryan and Esa acquitted themselves well…

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Puzzle Day in Pre-Prep

The children in Pre-Prep had a wonderful time yesterday at Puzzle Day. All the activities meant they had to work collaboratively to be successful. Many of the tasks involved testing children’s visual special awareness which was more challenging for some than others. Everyone involved showed a degree of tenacity and cheerfully tried hard. MRS JUBB…

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