Fireworks Extravaganza

We wish you all an enjoyable evening of entertainment at the Fireworks’ Extravaganza tonight. Stay safe and have fun! The event is now sold out – thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets. Please remember to print your ticket to show on the gate.

Boys’ and Girls’ Uniform Wanted

The Friends are currently collecting donations of preloved uniform for a Secondhand Uniform Sale to be held on Friday 13 October in the Boardroom from 2.30pm onwards. Proceeds will go to St Agnes Gokwe Children’s Home and The Friends Association. Please make sure all donations are in good condition and only send in items that…

Blue Coat Summer Fete

Summer might seem a long way off in this murky weather, but the Summer Fête is just a month away. This is our biggest annual event and brings the whole Blue Coat community together for an afternoon of fun and frolics. 2017 will be no different – we invite you to join Alice in her…

Summer Fête 2017

This year’s Summer Fête will take place on Saturday 17th June with a Mad Hatter theme! Each year there is the opportunity for a number of companies to advertise in the fête brochure as well as other sponsorship opportunities.  Please click here to read more. We are also looking for donations for the Children’s Books and…

Friends’ Quiz

Last Friday saw parents, friends and staff gather for the annual Friends’ Quiz, each team dressing their table with themes including Best Blue, Flower Power and ‘Shaken, not Stirred’. Mr Morris has earned a fine reputation as Quizmaster Extraordinaire, and he certainly didn’t disappoint us! Who knew that if you eat a certain species of…

Fireworks Extravaganza

It’s back, and planning to be bigger and better than last year. Yes, it can only be one thing – The Friends of The Blue Coat School Fireworks Extravaganza! The Fireworks Extravaganza is the first in a host of events organised throughout the academic year by The Friends. This year’s event will take place on…

Blue Coat Quiz Night

Friday evening saw the return of the annual Blue Coat Quiz Night. Staff and parent teams pitted their wits against one another in a desperate bid to become champions of the school! After a closely-fought contest (who knew the Latin name for the western gorilla was gorilla gorilla..?) the imaginatively named ‘Quizzie Rascals’ eventually emerged…

Christmas Fayre and Christmas Fizz

Saturday 28th November saw Santa arrive at The Blue Coat School for the annual Christmas Fayre. The pantomime-themed grotto looked amazing: we had Hansel and Gretel in the tea room and more bottles, sweets, puddings and panettone than you can possibly imagine! Despite the weather (that curtailed the fabulous carols and made ‘splat-the-rat’ more like…