Headmaster’s Update

This particular cohort have many qualities, and chief amongst them must be their immaculate sense of timing. Just when our beloved party leaders have given up finding anything new to say, and have started to promise anything and everything in the silly season of election campaigning. Just when the unlovely Chelsea have bought their way…

Year 6 Graphic Design Workshop

Year 6 have enjoyed a super Graphic Design Workshop this week, looking at the psychology of marketing (would Apple sell as many computers if the logo were a cigarette? Is O2 really as good for you as the air that you breathe?) They learnt heaps of graphic design skills to do with colour, layout, typography…

Transition’s Trip to the Farm

The Transition children enjoyed a fantastic (and very wet) day out at Ash End House Children’s Farm this week. They had a wonderful tour around the farm visiting lots of different types of animal. All of the animals were very friendly and the children were able to feed lots of them. The children particularly enjoyed…

What a Wonderful World, 3S!

“Croak croak, tweet tweet, baa baa!” The stage was covered with noisy forest animals as Beno, the holy man, tried to pray. But he discovered that God was delighted with the praising thankful sounds of the forest animals. Thank you, 3S for a great drama. The thankfulness lesson continued with the visit of two angels…

Blue Coat Summer Fete

Summer might seem a long way off in this murky weather, but the Summer Fête is just a month away. This is our biggest annual event and brings the whole Blue Coat community together for an afternoon of fun and frolics. 2017 will be no different – we invite you to join Alice in her…

Sponsored Bounce

Have you noticed that in Pre-Prep the children have been full of beans this week? They have been bouncy and active for a very special reason. All the children have been involved in the Sponsored Bounce to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. In their PE lessons, the children have jumped, bobbed, skipped and vaulted…

Buttons Chapel Service

On Tuesday 17 May Buttons had their own Chapel service celebrating their year in Buttons Nursery. The children sang some of their favourite action songs wearing hats they had made for the service. The children were watched by a large number of their families who complimented them on their singing and counting, but most of…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

The following children have been nominated for having shown the Blue Coat Values at School this week. They joined Mr Neeson on the Golden Table in the Dining Room for a special lunch today! Anya – for being polite, caring and friendly Oliver  – for showing helpfulness and enthusiasm at all times Luke – for showing kindness…

Hockey Award for Emmie

Congratulations to Emmie in Year 6 who won a hockey award last week from Kings Heath Hockey Club for her ‘fearless goalkeeping’. Emmie has played in four tournaments for the junior side (under 12s) but was also drafted in to play on one occasion as the goalie for a team of teenagers and adults (the adults…

Sports Reports

U8,U9 Girls’ Swimming v EHS (A) Tuesday 16 May Result: Blue Coat A + B combined points – 1st EHS A and B combined points – 2nd Most Valued Player: The whole team A closely-fought gala with the Blue Coat girls dominating most of the races. A superb performance from the whole team, especially the…