Headmaster’s Update

After the thwarted expectation of last weekend’s Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham, I needed something to lift my Scottish spirits. What better news than to hear that we have been granted permission to construct a new astroturf and pavilion at The Blue Coat School – a facility which will significantly enhance the profile of sport…

Blue Coat Music Festival 2017

Katie Baker is The Blue Coat School Young Musician of the Year 2017. After what had been a most exciting and enjoyable inaugural Music Festival, the School Hall was buzzing with anticipation as the curtain rose on our Gala Concert. The was an air of excitement as our adjudicator, Mrs Karen Cousins, announced the winner…

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…

Pre-Prep Concert

This year’s Pre-Prep concert took place on Tuesday 14 March and was a wonderful celebration of all the ensemble music that takes place in Pre-Prep. ‘Fiddlesticks’, our Pre-Prep orchestra set the high standard for the concert with a wonderful performance of ‘Jazzy Beat’ and ‘Gaelic Gold’ by Butterworth. The children had obviously worked very hard…

Wow! Said the Owl

Buttons, Transition and Reception had a fantastic time watching a theatre production of ‘‘Wow’ said the Owl’ in the School hall last Friday. The children loved watching the owl discover all of the colours of the daytime world, followed by the colours of the nighttime sky.

MISS CLARKE

 

Gracie’s Musical Success

Congratulations to Gracie in Year 4 who competed in the Worcester Competitive Music Festival last weekend and was the winner of the Solo Violin class and also the String Ensemble class.  She then took part in the Blue Coat Music Festival on Thursday, so it has been a very musical week.

Well done, Gracie!

Blue Peter Badge Winner

Henry in Year 3 is the proud recipient of a GREEN Blue Peter badge! The green badge (a white ship on a green shield) is an environmental award given to Blue Peter viewers who are keen to help nature and the environment. Henry wrote to the TV programme to tell them about the nest box…

Sports Reports

U11A IAPS National Netball Finals Friday 10 March Result: Won 1, Drew 2, Lost 5 Most Valued Player: A fantastic team performance! On Thursday 9 March the Blue Coat U11A netball team travelled to Basildon to compete in the IAPS National Netball Finals, having qualified last week in the regional rounds at Uppingham. A total…

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 March 2017 Cheerfully Trying Hard Sammy Sapey Nanda Nishanth Fotios Matopoulos Isabella Gabriel Jodh Singh Alveena Ahmed Marissa Smith Truthful and Kind Jonathan Nganwa Edith Pemble Showing Respect Ella Black Oshala Knox Antonella…