Sports Reports

SWIMMING We are excited to announce that after the October Half Term holiday we will be offering swimming lessons on a Friday afternoon to all of the children in Reception. Mrs Andrews and I have put together a timetable of when classes will swim and parents will be notified as soon as possible. Children will…

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,…

Gold Award for Water Safety

The Blue Coat School is proud to announce that we received the ‘Gold Award’ for the work we did during National campaign ‘Drowning Prevention Week’ in association with Birmingham City Council and the Royal Life Saving Society UK. All the children here at The Blue Coat School took part in some interactive water safety presentations,…

Buttons Sports Day

On a glorious summer afternoon the Caterpillars and Ladybirds gathered on the field outside Buttons ready to take part in Buttons’ Sports Day. Wearing team colours (green and red) and taking shelter from the bright sunshine they readied themselves for action! The children participated in running, balancing on beams and tunnel races with parents shouting…

Cricket Champions!

On a glorious Summer day, the U10 cricket team won the Warwickshire Kwik Cricket Festival at the Edgbaston Foundation Ground. The team managed to win all its games but not without one or two squeaky moments. The first 3 games were comfortable victories thanks to the destructive hitting of Yuvraj Kanda and Kairav Singh and…

Sailing Success

On weekend of the 10th June Will in Year 4, travelled to Cardiff Bay Yacht Club to compete in the Welsh Optimist Championship. Optimists are small single handed dinghies. Competitors were aged 8 to 15 years and came from clubs around England and Wales. He competed over two days completing eight races in some windy…

Opro Mouthguards

Final Reminder If you wish to obtain a mouthguard through Opro please can you ensure this is completed directly with Opro over the weekend as they are visiting next Wednesday lunchtime. There will not be an opportunity to offer fittings on the day. It will be assumed that if you do not use Opro you…

Record-Breaking Gold!

As temperatures soared to record heights at the Summer Fete, up in Sheffield, four Blue Coat girls were breaking records of their own in the water. Maia Noonan, Skye Henshaw, Monique James-Thomas and Sofia Knight were the Gold Medal winners in the U11 Girls 4x25m Freestyle Relay at the finals of The English Schools Swimming…

Sports Reports

English Schools Swimming Association 23rd Team Championships for Primary Schools Saturday 17 June Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield Maia Noonan, Sofia Knight, Monique James-Thomas, Skye Henshaw, Poppy Couzens Alex Forty,  Alex Bryans, Shayan Patel, Tom Isaac, Fintan Dowling We arrived at the Ponds Forge Sports Centre in anticipation of an exciting result. The children were…

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…

Drowning Prevention Week

The Blue Coat School is proud to announce that it will be supporting the national campaign ‘Drowning Prevention Week’ in association with Birmingham City Council and the Royal Life Saving Society UK All the children here at the Blue Coat School will be taking part in some interactive water safety presentations and practical water safety…

OPRO Mouthguard Fitting

OPRO has been providing a unique dental service to schools and clubs for over 20 years.  This year, an OPRO dental professional will visit the School and take impressions from all pupils in Years 3, 4 and 5 who would like to purchase a Custom-Fit mouthguard. Please place your order a minimum of one week…