February 2015 News

Barbary Castle Point-to-Point Pony Race 2015

On 15th February I took my pony Diptford Moon Walker to my first point-to-point race. The race was 4.5 furlongs long. There were 7 other ponies in the race and it was very competitive and we... Read more

Our outing to Waitrose written by Annabel Fea

On Thursday 5th February, Forms Larch and Spruce went to the cookery school at Waitrose. We learnt how to make samosas (as our topic at the moment is on India). We were given clip-boards... Read more

Take a Trip to...India

After collecting observational sketches of some of the architecture found in India, the Year 4 children translated one of their building outlines into a silhouette (careful cutting-out skills... Read more

Football v Gretton

On Tuesday 10 February we travelled to Gretton for our first match in the second phase of the Small School League. At half-time the match and the score were even (0-0). Both teams came... Read more

Swimming News

Eve, one of our Year 6 pupils, has been competing all weekend at the Gloucestershire County Championships at GL1 in Gloucester. On Saturday, in the 11 year age group, she came 4th (finalist... Read more

Trombone Lessons

We were very lucky to have a special visitor to School on Monday: Will Hall, a musical colleague of David Lloyd, entertained Year 3-6 pupils with his skill on the trombone. We are now able to... Read more

The Human Body

Form Cedar enjoyed an interesting visit from Poppy's Daddy, Dr Stanbury. The children extended their learning regarding the human skeleton as they were able to observe and hold several human... Read more

Wentwood Meeting - 3 February 2015

Kind and thoughtful Wenties all signed a GET WELL Message for Mrs Sullivan then our meeting commenced with our Wentie 'call'! We split into our Forest groups, led by our Treefects, to enjoy an... Read more

Football - Match Report

Our first game of the year starting with a trip to Berkhampsted for a 'friendly' match. We started well with lots of possession. Elliot England scored the first goal and, not long after, Harry... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting - 3 February 2015

The Kielder children were welcomed to our meeting yesterday morning and then with the help of Mrs Hogarth they had the opportunity to practice their songs before the voting began. ... Read more

Ancient Greek Fresco Paintings

The Year 6 pupils have been looking at a selection of Ancient Greek Fresco paintings and they chose either to re-create one or create their own Ancient Greek Fresco inspired piece. They... Read more

Dallington Forest - 3 February 2015

Following on from our last meeting, the Dallington children had a fun time yesterday working together to make the word 'KINDNESS' using smiley faces. Well done... Read more

Gloucester v Ospreys

Two of our Year 4 pupils, Annabel and Pippi, pictured with Man-of-the-Match, Dan Thomas from the Gloucester v Ospreys match at Kingsholm last... Read more

Larch and Spruce in Prayers

Airthrie School was the venue for a dramatic – and sadly fatal – start to the morning of Monday 2 February. Unfortunately, Miss Matilda – “LITTLE LIAR!” – and her house were burnt down when the... Read more

Pupil's message to Mrs. Sullivan

On the first snowy day of the year Sam Fulford took the initiative to send a message to Mrs. Sullivan who is recovering from recent surgery. The message made her... Read more

Netball Success!

On Friday 30th January 2015 the Airthrie Year 6 netball team took part in the Cheltenham College Prep Netball Festival. The team was accompanied by Mrs. Southgate who was delighted to report... Read more

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