Headmaster’s Update

Fast and exciting…like the Scots’ backs promise to be at Twickenham, this week has epitomized life at Blue Coat! Last Sunday and Monday, I was stunned by our exceptional choristers during our Chapel Choir tour of York. The children were great ambassadors for the School and their singing during evensong was angelic; surely on a…

Chapel Choir Tour

The Chapel Choir returned from a very successful tour to York and Ripon late on Monday evening. Sunday saw the choir visit the Jorvik Dig exhibition, finding out about archaeology first hand. The wealth of history in York is staggering; Beth, our guide, gave the children an array of artefacts to handle in order to…

Gloriana – Year 4 Tudor Experience

The pupils of Year 4 experienced a truly glorious event last Wednesday in the company of Gloriana, a Tudor re-enactment company, who transported us back to an era of doublets and ruffs, long-bows and cross-bows, stately masked balls and strange-looking Plague doctors. The focus of the day was on a famous picture, now in the…

Year 6 Shakespeare Workshop

On Thursday, the Year 6 were theatrically transported to Elsinore Castle in Denmark. The Young Shakespeare Company gave us a thrilling performance of Hamlet, ably assisted by the children who played some of the roles and provided vivid sound effects. We all watched agog as the tragedy unfolded; our school hall was the scene of…

Music Festival News

Over the past two days it has been my distinct pleasure to hear children perform in the heats of our first Music Festival. Some 109 pupils have taken part, and the standard of musicianship has been of the highest order. There are still a few children to hear on Monday, but in the meantime the…

Fabulously Unique

No two fingerprints are alike! This week we have been celebrating the fact that we are all unique, wonderfully and individually created and designed by God. During our chapel assembly on Wednesday, every member of our Prep family printed their own unique fingerprint onto a large jigsaw picture of our school badge. This picture is now…

Jiu Jitsu Champion

Congratulations to Fintan who competed in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Junior National Championship on Sunday 5 March. He was narrowly beaten into second place by an older and more experienced boy but was presented with an impressive silver medal.

Well done, Fintan!

 

Sports Reports

U11A IAPS Netball Tournament (A) Thursday 2 March Result: Blue Coat qualified for the National Finals Most Valued Player: A fantastic team performance! Blue Coat travelled to Uppingham to compete in the IAPS Regional Netball Tournament. 41 teams entered from all over the Midlands and Blue Coat were in a group of 8 which meant…

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 6 March 2017 Cheerfully Trying Hard Anushka Aulak Jayden Gupta Ahryan Paul William Almond Blake Bushell Kush Rupal Maya McCracken Khaleel Choudhury Showing Respect Brandon Lim Xander Hawley Louis Thornewell Good Work/Behaviour Aydin Khan…