Headmaster’s Update

There is something about witches’ brews, the riddle of walking trees and a man not born of woman which has transfixed audiences of Shakespeare for 400 years and more. If Birnam Wood arriving at Dunsinane – and the final fight scene between Macbeth and Macduff – have captured adults, then you can suppose what they…

PE in Pre-Prep

This week in PE, the Reception children have enjoyed using the apparatus to explore different ways of balancing. Lots of the children came up with some interesting and imaginative ways to balance.They used a wide range of apparatus including the benches and the balancing tables. They mostly enjoyed the challenge of balancing on the ladders…

Year 5 enjoy Macbeth

The Blue Coat School were delighted to welcome back the Young Shakespeare Company on Tuesday 3 October. They performed Macbeth to the children of Year 5 in an enchanting and engaging workshop, where they included many of our children for the roles. Once in costume, the children were encouraged to participate with lines and actions…

Author Visit

On Thursday 5 October, 11 excited Y5 pupils and I went to KES for an author visit. The writer was Joe Craig, author of the Jimmy Coates series, which is the book we are studying in Miss Drage’s Book Club. First Joe told us the backstory of how he started writing. This included some highly…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

The following children have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: Elspeth Martin – For being kind and helpful to the members of year 5. Matilda Brown – For being extremely helpful and having a positive, cheerful attitude. Joseph Slater – Showing consideration for others in St George’s House. Phoebe Hughes  –…

Sports Reports

SWIMMING It was unfortunate that our Year 3 and 4 swimming gala was cancelled for this evening. but we are looking to re-arrange with Holy Trinity at a later date. To give our children some competition experience, we decided to run an ‘in-house’ gala for our Year 4 swimmers and time trials for our Year…

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 2 October Cheerfully Trying Hard Samuel Du Vignesh Babu Mischa Bailey Samuel Mantle Palakh Sharma James Armstrong Harry Stockton Jonty Scurlock   Truthful and Kind Kitty Burgess Lucian Lau Rosie Moody Arjun Gill   Good…