Headmaster’s Update

Emblazoned on coffee mugs; printed onto throw pillows; painted onto totes, T-shirts and distressed timber: how universally popular have become those aphorisms and sayings that we buy to bring a little homespun humour to our homes. In a world of the technological, where logos have generally taken the place of words and where we tend…

6R Assembly

The storytelling skills of 6R were very evident this morning as they presented our Friday Chapel Service on the difficult theme of Mercy. We listened to the intriguing tale of the skilful jeweller who transformed the scratch on a precious ruby into a beautifully engraved picture of a rose. In the right hands mistakes can…

Mr Men Detectives

On Tuesday morning, Mr Neeson, Mrs Andrews and the ‘police’ visited 2K, because various Little Miss and Mr Men characters had gone missing around famous landmarks in London. Interestingly, Little Miss Greedy was quickly located at Oblix on the 32nd floor of The Shard. Meanwhile, Mr Birthday was spotted delivering some presents to Buckingham Palace.…

Sumo Suits and Shoeboxes!

S show respect- U understanding M- Mercy …what next? Our theme of, “How Strong is Your Heart? “ has been gaining pace over the weeks as we have explored the ways in which SHOWING RESPECT, UNDERSTANDING and MERCY to others strengthens our heart. In Chapel last Friday we witnessed “Wanna be Champion” Sumo wrestlers, Mr…

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thursday 28 September saw cakes galore at Blue Coat. Starting in Buttons nursery, then the staff rooms and culminating with The Friends’ cake sale and a silent cake auction we ate our way through mountains of cupcakes, brownies, biscuits and gave generous support to this worthy cause. From sales earlier in the day in Buttons…

Noah’s Ark

Class 2P performed a wonderful class assembly where they re-told the story of Noah’s Ark. All the children had a small part to play and did so brilliantly! They all learned their words perfectly and spoke both clearly and loudly. Mrs Powell and Mrs Shenton were so proud of the way all the children performed…

Understanding the World Around Us

In Transition this week we have continued the learning theme of colours, investigating different animals. There was much excitement today as children learned about chameleons and colours!  The children enjoyed listening to the story ‘The Mixed up Chameleon’, learning about how this particular chameleon changes to be like other animals. Following the story, children hunted…

Sporting Success

Two pupils have been busy at the weekend taking part in sporting events. We congratulate Khaleel in Year 3 who has been learning Taekwondo for a year and is currently a white belt with yellow tag. Khaleel competed at the UKGT Interclub Tournament and won a silver medal for second place in Sparring. Well done!…

Swimming

Last week saw the introduction of our new TED Swimming group on a Friday afternoon. Aimed at giving children in Year 5 and 6 a confidence boost in their swimming, we saw some real progress from all who attended. As well as swimming, we are introducing the children to other aquatic skills such as lifesaving,…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

The following children Pre-Prep children sat at the Golden Table and we congratulate the following:

Tony Agadagba

Emily Willson

Rubie Johal

Thomas Hodges

William Nicholson

Ari Rupal

Jonty Scurlock

Mira Amlani

–    who were all nominated for showing an exemplary approach to following The Blue Coat School Values.

MR NEESON

Sports Reports

U10A Hockey v Solihull (A) Monday 25 September Blue Coat 7 – 2 Solihull Most Valued Player:  Storm Henshaw Scorers: Elspeth Martin (4), Bea Neeson (2) Maya Hart (2) What a way to start the season! The whole team played with real grit and determination throughout the match. Our first goal came within 4 minutes from…

Head Teacher’s Awards – Pre-Prep

Congratulations to the following pupils in Pre-Prep and Transition who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards. Well done, everyone! Week beginning 25 September Cheerfully Trying Hard Gursimran Nandra Henry Keene Zayan Hussain Jasper Neeson Ishaan Chatha Ritika Harsh Oliver Trethewey Rayan Anderson Truthful and Kind Sonam Hulait Anika Moholkar Silas Saha Showing Respect Hari Irvine Good…