Headmaster’s Update

The final week before the mid term break has been as busy as ever. Although the children are looking tired, they have continued to show a strong dedication to their studies across the Pre-Prep and Prep. I have been amazed by the standard of work the Year 6 children have been achieving in English. The…

School Officers’ Challenge

Our School Officers, Hasan (Head Boy) Maya( Head Girl ) and Henry (Deputy Head Boy) received a warm welcome from the Year 1 and 2 children and staff when they visited Pre-Prep to lead their Wednesday morning assembly. They challenged the children to think carefully about the choices they make in life. Each class was…

New Igloo in Buttons!

At last the long-awaited igloo is now finished and Buttons children are having fun playing in there!

They have been happily continuing to learn about the winter weather with fake snowballs and ice play, all wrapped up in their hats, scarves and gloves like little Inuits!

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The Big Sleuth

Did you know ‘sleuth’ not only means a private detective, but it is also the collective noun for a group of bears? The city of Birmingham will bring both definitions together this summer as The Big Sleuth project comes to town!  Following in the footsteps of the very successful Big Hoot project last year, a…

Shooting Stars in Reception

Children in Reception have had an “out of this world” time this half term exploring the topic of “Shooting Stars”. This has covered a range of exciting activities including fabulous space-station and rocket role-play areas, making moon rocks, moon sand and rockets, investigating far off planets (real and imaginary), and learning about space travel. The…

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…

Gold Medals for Gracie and Kairav

Congratulations to gold medal winners Gracie and Kairav. These Year 5 pupils recently played in a hockey tournament at Warwick School and their team, the Edgbaston Kestrels, took first place out of eight schools. Great to have such sporting talent here at Blue Coat!

What a Feast!

Year 3 have been enthusiastically learning about Roman food in History. They have been compiling menus and during a class discussion they proved keen to sample a Roman menu as a theme day one Friday lunchtime. During their tour of the kitchen in September they were encouraged to come up with ideas. These included: Various…

Sports Reports

U10A Soccer v Solihull School (A) Monday 13 February Blue Coat 0 – 10 Solihull Most Valued Player: Bradley Roberts for being tenacious and never giving up in the face of adversity The U10A’s came up against a very good Solihull team who obviously play football outside school at the weekends and they were excellent. This…

Head Teacher’s Awards – Pre-Prep

Congratulations to the following pupils in Pre-Prep and Transition who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards this week. Well done, everyone! Week beginning 13 February 2017 Cheerfully Trying Hard Elle Browne Junius Zhao Dhruv Karkhanis Whole Class RB Whole Class RS Luca Irvine Ashal Ahmed Truthful and Kind Karman Khatkar Dan Southall Showing Respect Whole Class…