Headmaster’s Update

It is not my job to promote the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, an excellent institution though it is. However, I feel bound to point out that there are two very appealing half term attractions taking place there. A feature under the title Sonic Workshop runs on Tuesday 20 February, and on Sunday 25 February there…

National Primary Schools Chess Championship

On Saturday 27th January 2018, several chess players from The Blue Coat School and their parents arrived at Hallfield School for the quarter finals of the National Primary Schools Chess Championship. We had teams competing in an Under 11 section and an Under 9 section, against strong opposition from Hallfield, St Mary’s, West House and…

A Musical Week

It has been another busy week in the Music Department. Our Year 1 musicians took their first steps in performing on Tuesday. With a large and enthusiastic audience willing them on, the children performed with confidence and quite a few nerves too! It was lovely to see and hear so many children play; they have…

A Feast for a King!

The children in Reception have had an exciting week learning about castles as part of our ‘Once Upon a Time’ topic. As well as finding out about the different parts of a castle, designing their own shields and crowns, the children were transported back in time as we hosted our very own Medieval Banquet! Everyone was…

5A Class Assembly

“Working together to get the job done” is exactly what 5A did for their class assembly. Everyone played their part superbly as they told us the story “Toolbox Turmoil” in which the different tools had to learn to be a team, admiring and appreciating each others’ talents. We were introduced to Jesus the carpenter from…

Head Teacher’s Awards

Congratulations to the following Pre-Prep pupils who have achieved Head Teacher’s Awards. Well done everyone! Week beginning 29th January 2018 Cheerfully Trying Hard Rayan Chauhan Arjun Najran Hasan Riaz Oshala Knox Nandini Kumar Louis Thornewell Showing Respect Dezhen Chen Amber Laroiya Truthful and Kind Alexander Stacey Summer Wedgbury Brandon Lim Unayzah Khan Good Work/Behaviour Noah…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

Congratulations to the following Pre-Prep and Prep children who have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: PRE-PREP Names coming soon…. PREP Karen Mao Angela Luo Flora Gregory Matilda Richardson Maggie Lester James Padley Anoushka Hart Siyena Begh   They were all nominated for showing an exemplary approach to following The Blue…

Sports Reports

U10&U11 B&C Swimming v Coppice Primary A&B Date: Friday 26th January Result: BCS 155 – 135 Coppice Most Valued Player: Everyone Report: We welcomed Coppice Primary School to our 3rd home gala of the term for what promised to be an exciting evening of swimming! We decided to swim our B and C teams against…