November 2013 News

Papa Noël

In form Willow we have enjoyed singing the action song 'Papa Noël' during our French lessons this week. We are sure the children will enjoy demonstrating this festive song to you at home and... Read more

Pizza 'Paradise' at Waitrose

Forms Alder and Poplar recently enjoyed an outing to the local Waitrose Cookery Studio to make pizza dough. This was part of our studies into bread from our D&T lessons. Not... Read more

Head, shoulders, knees and toes...

Form Cedar spent a fun Science lesson 'brain'(!)-storming their existing knowledge of 'What is inside the body?' before moving on to examine and describe real bones. Here are some photographs... Read more

K'Nex Challenge Creations

Year 5 pupils in forms Alder and Poplar had a tremendously inventive morning creating a Somerset Carnival float from K’Nex pieces. This was as part of the STEMWORKS Gloucestershire Science... Read more

Christmas Lights - Look Inside!

Once again, a sparkling Christmas has come to Airthrie School with the arrival this weekend of the now legendary Christmas decorations. We've decked the halls and the classrooms with boughs... Read more

Airthrie Choir to sing at Town Hall Concert

The Airthrie Choir will take part in the Cheltenham Choral Society's annual charity Christmas Concert. This will be held at the Town Hall on Tuesday 10th December 2013 at 8pm. Tickets can be... Read more

Gloucester Cathedral

Wolfie, Year 4 is very proud of his Great-Uncle who has recently funded a commission with a stonemason for a statue of Kynaburga (the first Abess of Gloucester) in memory of his late wife. This... Read more

Changing Materials

I was very impressed with the results of a Year 6 homework task from our Science topic on 'Changing Materials'. In the lesson we watched a reaction between vinegar and bicarbonate of soda. We... Read more

Children-in-Need Day

There was a fabulous array of PJs, onesies and other nightware on display (including Wee Willie Winkie - aka Mr Medhurst!) Many thanks for your donations - we collected £232.98! This has... Read more

Open Day - this Saturday

Our next Open Day is this week - Saturday 30 November 2013 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Join us for musical entertainment including singing by our Choir, a display of Scottish... Read more

Outing to The Nutcracker

WHAT A TREAT!! - Year 5 and 6 pupils attended a performance of The Nutcracker at The Everyman Theatre on Wednesday 13 November. The performance was by the Russian State Ballet with a... Read more

Football News

Our first match this term was a close encounter against St John's School. At half-time it was 0-0 with both sides coming close. A goal from close range came for the visitors during the... Read more

Wentwood Forest Meeting

Our Wenties became actors at the Beech Den Theatre - everyone so enjoyed! On stage was a real den and camping chair (this was our 'set'). The Wentwood Treefects directed their junior Wenties... Read more

Is the Moon Made of Cheese?

It is in Willow! As part of our Space Topic, our Reception children have been busy today making cheesy pastry stars and moons in their kitchen. We expect them to taste OUT OF THIS WORLD... Read more

Self-Portraits Greek Theatre Style!

Year 6 discussed the emotions shown on some Greek masks and then produced their own self-portraits with exaggerated emotional expressions! they focused on their features - eyes, nose and mouth,... Read more

Thetford Forest Meeting

In just 15 minutes small groups of Thetford children worked together to write acrostic poems relating to Autumn. We hope you enjoy them! Thetford children also held a successful cake... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting

It was a lovely start to our meeting as Lucy Brookes showed us the canvas painting that she has created of a tawny owl. This is now on display outside the office above the Kielder... Read more

Dallington Forest Meeting

All Dallington members had great fun in their groups making Willow dragonflies with our visitor, Elaine. We saw some excellent results. These will be displayed around school soon,... Read more

Autumn Fayre 2013

An amazing £894.78 was raised yesterday at our annual Autumn Fayre. We are so grateful to parents, pupils and staff for their enthusiasm and generosity. As usual, the cake stall was sold out... Read more

Loch Ness Monsters

The pupils in Year 2 have been creating some 'Loch Ness Monster' cheese straws and biscuits as part of their Scotland topic. They look fantastic and we're sure they will taste delicious. Well... Read more

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