Headmaster’s Update

It’s been a great week for children. What could be more exciting than the sight of several inches of snow falling, lending a romantic edge to the Christmas season? Of course, a dousing from the white stuff doesn’t make everybody happy. I dare say that those in our Estates Office were about as happy to…

Pre-Prep Lunchtime Awards

There was no Golden Table this week as it was the last week of term, but congratulations to the following Pre-Prep children who have been given Lunchtime Awards – Elle Browne Malika Zahra Hiridjee Hassam Ines Kachloul Aydin Khan Brandon Lim Tamara Porter Junius Zhao Jasper Neeson Tejvir Kaur Rai Krish Rupal Delara Raeiszadeh Susie…

Headmaster’s Update

Perhaps, like me, you went to bed on Tuesday evening with hope in your heart and a radio under your pillow. If so, you will now be as deflated as an empty hot water bottle, dreading the idea of another whitewash Down Under, after those cocky Australians skittled out our wallaby-length tail and took a 2-0…

A Fantastic Term of Sport

U11A Rugby v RGS the Grange Date: Wednesday 29th November Result: BCS 50-15 RGS Most Valued Player: An excellent team performance Report: A fantastic display of running rugby to finish the season. The boys have really improved and are starting to get the ball wide, pass before contact and attack the space at pace. Some…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

Congratulations to the following Pre-Prep children who have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: PRE-PREP Zenya Rana Alexander Stacey Sienna Connolly Michaela Loizou George Garner Zakariya Akhtar Jovan Aeitan James Tyler Lana Saha   They were all nominated for showing an exemplary approach to following The Blue Coat School Values. MR…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

Congratulations to the following children who have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: PRE-PREP Oliver Trethewey Karrie Chiu Zara Salim Hari Irvine Karam Gill Susie Tomlinson Emma Berlin Louis Thornewell   PREP Prisyn Pagliuca 6R Ben Carberry 4S Ashley Jindhu 5A Kiran Bhatt 3S Joshua Wood 3Z May Hadley 6P Elsie…

Sports Reports

U9A Hockey v King’s Hawford Date: Tuesday 28th November Result: BCS 3-3 King’s Hawford Most Valued Player: Emily Whitehouse Report: As this was the final ‘A’ team fixture of the term, the girls were really determined in the build up to the game as they looked to complete an ‘unbeaten’ season. However, the King’s Hawford…

Headmaster’s Update

As I write, the phoney war is over and England are doing battle with Australia Down Under at The Gabba. Having followed The Ashes for more than three decades, when the series is on I am inclined to take the radio to bed and listen in, hoping that Root and Co can do what no…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

Congratulations to the following children who have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: PRE-PREP Loic Granger Mischa Bailey Navya De Isaac Soundy Lucian Lau Ihra Karkhanis Sabreena Townsend William Almond   PREP Emily Smallwood (3M) Sarab Sian (6W) Zain Ahmad (4H) Taranvir Kang (5S) Toby Mantel (3W) Rayyan Ali (4J) Lauren…

Sports Reports

U8A Football v Warwick and Crackley Hall Date: Thursday 16th November Result: Warwick 1 – 0 BCS, BCS 4 – 1 Crackley Hall Most Valued Player: Jai Lewis for outstanding teamwork and game awareness Report: On a fine Thursday afternoon the U8s made the long trip to Warwick for a triangular festival. Both games were…

Headmaster’s Update

Forty years ago, few people in the country that is now Zimbabwe had heard of the name Robert Mugabe. Perhaps in the near future he will be resigned to the history books and the long-suffering people of what was once Rhodesia will be relieved of the burden of their nonagenarian leader. When Mugabe first came…

Mr Neeson’s Golden Table

Congratulations to the following Prep children who have been nominated to have lunch at the Golden Table this week: PRE-PREP Taneesha Shetty Otis Hodge Oshala Knox Sarah Burns Avni Samra Rayan Anderson Ramneek Chatha Jodh Singh   PREP Shakthi Sreevats (5A)  Aleena Sheth (3Z)  Mustafa Dar (6P)  Dan Southall (3S) Gargi Paneesha (5S)  Henry de Bono…