Headmaster’s Update

Coming up from Devon to Edgbaston, where Ian Botham produced heroics at The Ashes some 36 years ago, I was prepared to witness some cricketing drama. However, to see it from an eight-year-old boy was not something that I could have predicted.  Completely uninhibited, with a lovely rhythm and a remarkable athleticism and speed, one…

Pre-Prep Recital

On Tuesday 9 May members of Pre-Prep took part in the final recital of the year. What a wonderful final concert it was, with children as young as four years old performing! The children demonstrated accomplished musical skill, but most importantly seemed to be thoroughly enjoying themselves and showed a real love of sharing music…

Barnardo’s Big Toddle

On Wednesday 10 May we had our annual Barnardo’s Toddle. We are very proud that it was the 14th Toddle that Buttons Nursery children have been involved in – which is quite an achievement! They became such a success that we were happy when Transition children started to join us for this worthwhile cause. We…

Treasure disappears from 2P!

2P had an incident in the classroom. Somebody came into the classroom whilst the children were outside playing and stole their special treasure box! Police and forensic officers were called and the detective work began. Clues were gathered; handprints, footprints and head circumferences were all measured and the culprit was found. Out of six strange…

Forest Schools

2J were delighted to be the first Pre-Prep class to enter the Forest School. We discovered the delights of the friendship tree, learnt about the home of the ‘Little People’ and the etiquette of outdoor learning. We enjoyed building with natural resources and explaining the purpose of our structures. We are looking forward to our…

Year 2 Outing to Weston Park

Year 2 enjoyed a fascinating day out at Weston Park in glorious sunshine on Wednesday.  They experienced for themselves the cramped, damp and smelly conditions of an Anderson shelter. The children made an imitation gas mask, learnt that babies, and even dogs, had masks and found out about how people lived during the Second World…

The Big Sleuth

We were delighted to welcome Miss Mistry to our whole school assembly this morning. She is a member of the Children’s Hospital fundraising team. Next week Pre-Prep will complete their sponsored Bounce and the money raised will go towards providing equipment of all sorts for the hospital. It may be toys, a building project, or…

Sports Reports

CALENDAR ADDITIONS and AMENDMENTS Tuesday 6 June – U9 Rounders Tournament at King’s Hawford – 12.45pm start Wednesday 7 June – U11A Rounders Tournament at King’s Hawford – 12.45pm start Monday 12 June  – U10B Cricket v Hallfield (A)  – 2.30pm start *** U10A Rounders v Hallfield (H) Monday 8 May Blue Coat  22.5 – 12…

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 8 May 2017 Cheerfully Trying Hard Enaya Aftab Krish Rupal Priya Bhatt Ellie Nikolousi Sabreena Townsend Sarah Burns Max Chen Truthful and Kind Otis Hodge Showing Respect Peter Hewitson Wilfred Crow-Marcetic Imogen Mudie Maya…