October 2014 News

Autumn Leaves

Tate and Archie help clear up the autumn leaves before School... Read more

Year 6 Pottery Workshop

"It made me feel cool and tickled me at the same time" - Lily "Disgusting and juicy!" - Phoebe "Very satisfying" - Emma Once again, Airthrie were delighted to welcome Mr Neil Alcock... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting 21 October

As always, I was delighted to welcome the Kielder Forest children to our meeting this week. Following a request at our previous meeting we quickly made a start updating our Kielder Forest... Read more

Cross-Country Club

We have now completed the first two races in the Cheltenham Primary Schools Cross-Country League. All pupils have run extremely well with ten pupils recording 'Personal Best' placings in either... Read more

Thetford Meeting Update - 21 October

Thetford Forest children were given the task of creating a woodland-themed picture from natural autumn foliage. Their response to this was amazing: trees, owls and flowers were just a few of... Read more

Autumn Harvest

This term in after-school Art Club the children have experimented with different media to complete their Autumn Harvest Still Life compositions. They were inspired by paintings from artists... Read more

Year 6 Outing to The Cheltenham Literature Festival

First we went to a drama workshop about William Shakespeare. The first thing we did was a warm-up with our faces and bodies. Then we were given a sheet of paper with three columns of... Read more

Visitor in Prayers

Deputy Head, Mr Salisbury, from Dean Close came into our Prayers on Monday morning. The theme of his talk challenged us to think about our own faults when we criticise others. He read the... Read more

My Trip to the Rugby on Saturday

One lucky Airthrie pupil was drawn to be the mascot at Saturday's rugby match at Kingsholm Stadium v Leicester Tigers courtesy of Rendcomb School. Lulu walked out hand-in-hand with Billy... Read more

Language Day

Airthrie had a distinctly foreign feel as children arrived in School today dressed to reflect the outfits or colours of other European nations: Italy, France, Corsica, Greece and... Read more

Wentwood Forest Meeting Update from 30 September

Wentwood pupils entered their "Beech Den" with smiley faces: nearly everyone remembered their groups helped by their Treefects and Twigs (Year 6 and Year 5 leaders!). Our usual "good morning"... Read more

Year 5 Bread Making at Waitrose

Yesterday, our Year 5 pupils were delighted to go on an outing to Waitrose (as part of our Design Technology curriculum) to learn about the contribution bread can make to a healthy diet and we... Read more

Thetford Forest Meeting on 30 September

At our meeting this week (taking full advantage of the warm weather!) five groups of Thetford children, led by our Pineleaders, were given just 5 minutes to work together in the garden on the... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting - 30 September 2014

We started the meeting sharing our thoughts about Autumn - what it means to us and the changes in the environment that we may see around us. The children shared their thoughts before our leaf... Read more

An Oral Surgeon Calls

A special thank you to Mrs Anstey (Mother of Ed and Josie) who visited School yesterday to talk to Forms Spruce and Larch about our teeth and the importance of brushing them correctly. The Year... Read more

Form Cedar Visit CLC

We must thank Mrs Victoria Hall, Head of Geography at Cheltenham Ladies' College who was able to answer all the questions our children asked about volcanoes during our recent visit. We... Read more

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