Headmaster’s Update

There we were, fingers-crossed that the weather would hold out, and that the opposition would have been up all night watching David Dimbleby assessing those election results… And then, at the eleventh hour, we heard that too much rain had already fallen, and that the Harborne Cricket Club pitch was not fit to stage the…

Blue Coat General Election Fever

As the UK went to the polls to decide the next government, Blue Coat children were voting in their own election. The crucial decision? Not the political future of the school campus, but something far more important: the next Theme Day in the Dining Room!  Pupils across the school voted between four appealing “parties”: hot…

Healthy Treats on Offer

Our new caterers Holroyd Howe are going down a storm with their exciting new offerings at morning break and lunchtime. We hope you have seen pictures of some of the delicious fare on our twitter stream. As part of their commitment to sourcing the best of British produce, Holroyd Howe have been running Supplier Days.…

St Philip’s Assembly – Hallowed be Thy Name

Smart Aled/Alec, Happy Larry, Jack-of-all-Trades and Calamity Jane (alias Aled, Fintan, Olly and Pranoy) arrived in style for the assembly and helped us to begin thinking about how names can describe our characters. We discovered more about the different names of God and how they describe His character. The Lord’s Prayer reminds us to show…

The Big Sleuth

Back in February we received our blank Big Sleuth bear statue. Since then, the whole school has been involved in designing and creating this ‘bear-illiant’ design which includes a beautiful waistcoat made up of hexagonal designs by the children and staff and with a collar of bees, a ladybird and a caterpillar contributed by Pre-Prep…

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! Kibria Awais – being enthusiastic and aiming high Kieran Sanghera – listening attentively and showing polite manners Hannah Smith – Being…

Festival Winners

Many Blue Coat pupils recently took part in the Northfield Festival of Music and Speech. We are delighted to share that four children were successful in winning their class. Congratulations to our winners: Hannah – Vocal 11 Years & Under Musical Theatre Class Rebecca – Piano 10 Years Only Class Ritisha – Piano Grade 4…

Drowning Prevention Week

The Blue Coat School is proud to announce that it will be supporting the national campaign ‘Drowning Prevention Week’ in association with Birmingham City Council and the Royal Life Saving Society UK All the children here at the Blue Coat School will be taking part in some interactive water safety presentations and practical water safety…

OPRO Mouthguard Fitting

OPRO has been providing a unique dental service to schools and clubs for over 20 years.  This year, an OPRO dental professional will visit the School and take impressions from all pupils in Years 3, 4 and 5 who would like to purchase a Custom-Fit mouthguard. Please place your order a minimum of one week…

Sports Reports

U8, U9, U11 Swimming Gala v Warwick Prep School (A) Monday 5 June The Blue Coat team were on form once again and our opposition, who traditionally have always fielded a strong team, were poised ready for a fierce contest!  The gala started with the U8’s taking two 1st places for both the boys and girls medley…

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 Monday 5 June Cheerfully Trying Hard Idris Douis William Almond Luca Irvine Silas Saha John Cibelli Truthful and Kind Aydin Khan Aatika Chaudhry Henry Coughlan Sam Hodges Showing Respect Rayyan Jawaid Toby Williams Zara…