Headmaster’s Update

Last week, my theme was cricket but today I return to the serious and the sobering. On Wednesday, Huw Edwards of the BBC was standing outside a smouldering tower block to help us feel the pain and anguish of what had happened the night before. Like any parent or indeed any caring human being, I…

Robot Theme Week

“Clank”, “Beep”, “Clunk” … these were the sorts of noises coming from Pre-Prep this week as the children enjoyed a very special Robot Theme Week. High Impact Consultancy launched the week on Monday by bringing along their electronic friends: BB-8, Dash and Nao- a humanoid robot! Each class enjoyed a session with the robots where…

Brain Power!

Years 3, 4 and 5 were taken on a journey on Tuesday. Not through time and space (too easy), but through the mysteries of our brilliant (but dodgy) brain. As a preparation session, Hi-Impact had suggested the children construct a ‘brain hat’. This simple card 3D diagram mapped the parts of the brain. With careful…

The Man who Changed the World

On Friday 9 June, Year 5 pupils were fortunate to have the opportunity to experience the exhibition “The Man Who Changed the World” as part of their RE curriculum. The Man Who Changed The World is an exhibition about Jesus’ life, particularly focusing on his Jewish background. Pupils were able to see various artefacts, including:…

Kind Hearts Help QEHB

St. Margaret’s girls were delighted to welcome Sophie Carroll from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity to their House Assembly on Thursday morning. Sophie had come to thank six Margaret’s girls who had been fundraising on their behalf. Gargi, Lucy, Maya, Lily, Daisy and Natasha in Year 4, have been showing true Blue Coat values…

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

3Z assembly began by putting the bread identifying expertise of Mrs Stockton, Miss Paddock and Mr Hegenbarth to the test. They are to be congratulated for their correct identification of garlic, raisin and pitta bread. Amid the fun, we learnt how God had provided daily bread for his people, the Israelites, during their 40 years…

Moose Club!

Louis in Year One has loved learning about elephants at School but found the idea of poaching for tusks really upsetting and totally unnecessary. So he wanted to find out more about endangered species and carried out some research at home. Louis found out that the Moose is endangered in some states in America, due…

Curiouser and Curiouser

Mrs Lucas is looking for helpers for the Year 6 Production to do make-up and hair before the Dress Rehearsal on Tuesday 27 June and for both nights of the production – Thursday 29 and Friday 30 June.

If you can help,please contact her: lucaslj@thebluecoatschool.com.

Thank you; we really appreciate your help!

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! Arya Vemuri for being a kind, caring and supportive friend Zahid Ahmed for overcoming fears and getting fully involved Glory Benjamin-Raj.…

Sports Reports

U11B Cricket v KES U12C  Wednesday 7 June Blue Coat 52-10  –  53-3 KES Most Valued Player: Junayd Butt The U11B team came up against a strong KES side last Wednesday. The KES bowling, coupled with some loose shots, left the team reeling after 5 overs but some good batting by Junayd Butt and Noah Mohmand…

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 12 June Cheerfully Trying Hard Daniel Tyler Lucia Maio Truthful and Kind Unayzah Khan Diya Tripathi Liang Zi Zhao Dylan Ram Showing Respect Avni Samra Oliver Whitehouse Anuva Doger Good Work/Behaviour Ari…