May 2015 News

Swimming Success!

On Thursday 21st May 2015 the Under 11 Swimming squad took part in the Cheltenham & District Primary Schools Gala 2015 held at Leisure@Cheltenham. The team, consisting of Laura Brophy, Ella... Read more

Cheltenham Festival - Final Results

In case you haven't seen the signs around School, we are delighted to share the final results from Cheltenham Festival for Airthrie students. (Please click on the photograph to see the whole... Read more

Evacuee Day

Our Year 6 pupils recently arrived at School dressed as evacuees from WW2 (thank you, Parents for such authentic-looking outfits). They set off for a very informative, fun yet, at times,... Read more

A Farm Visit for Year 3

Yesterday, Form Cedar extended their knowledge regarding plant growth as they participated in a fun and very informative day at Mr and Mrs Speakman's farm. The children found out that... Read more

Dads v Lads Football

On 28th April the 5th Annual end-of-season Dads v Lads match took place. Another healthy turn-out from both sides with the addition of some ex-pupils. The end result 5-4 to the lads! A BIG... Read more

Instrumental Concerts

We were thrilled that some of our instrumentalists began the day with an informal concert. Amazing talent was displayed as each soloist performed - demonstrating singing, piano pieces and a cello... Read more

Wig Wednesday

Today, Airthrie pupils and staff are taking part in 'Wig Wednesday' in aid of CLIC Sargent (for children with cancer). There are some fabulous, very colourful wigs around School... Read more

Cotswold Farm Park

The pupils in Form Ash had a super trip on Monday to the Cotswold Farm Park. Despite the rather wet and cold weather the children took part in pond-dipping and were very excited when they... Read more

Mapping in Form Cedar

Our cross-curricular link this term has been maps and discovery. Form Cedar have explored tropical climate zones, located rainforests of the world, plotted co-ordinates and used grid-referencing... Read more

Rev Tim in Prayers

This morning, Monday 18th May, Rev Tim paid one of his regular visits to speak in Prayers. His theme was Pentecost which he also utilised to talk about the value of wind to produce clean energy,... Read more

Cheltenham Festival - Drama Results so far

Every competitor has performed very well: GOLD Georgia Speakman Emma Speakman Maisie Saunders SILVER Imogen Friessner-Day Alexandra Hogan Charlotte... Read more

Pop Art

Inspired by some examples of Andy Warhol's art, the Art Club children used some still life objects to create their own stylised Pop Art. They explored size, shape, lines and colour combinations... Read more


At the start of this term the Year 4 children have enjoyed looking at, and discussing, a variety of portraits of subjects famous and not so famous! They have then studied the position, shape... Read more

WW2 Posters

The Year 6 children have enjoyed re-creating their individually striking WW2 propaganda posters. These posters clearly deliver their intended meaning through the use of bold colour, tone and... Read more

Dean Heritage Centre - Year 5 Outing

Yesterday, Forms Alder and Poplar travelled to the Dean Heritage Museum in The Forest of Dean. We attended a free mining workshop where we met Sid, a Victorian free miner. The children asked... Read more

Lilly's News

We are very proud to learn that Lilly (one of our Year 2 pupils) has been given an amazing opportunity to train at Bristol (a Fromeside Gymnastics Club 'Club of the Year 2014'). This club has... Read more

Science Certificate

I was delighted to present Charlotte with a 'Special Science' Certificate earlier today for her informative Spring habitat project. Well done Charlotte, I was very impressed with your... Read more

Year 5 Mock Elections

Form Poplar (Year 5) have participated in mock elections today. They spent time learning about what a general election means, how the seats in Parliament are allocated, and then held a mini... Read more

The General Election

Written by Maddie Jones, Year 6 Yesterday we listened to a very interesting talk on today's General Election by our visitor, Dr Day. He told us many details about the election such as where... Read more

Wentwood Forest Meeting Update - 5 May 2015

We entered our 'Den' to be informed that the Meeting's theme was 'WENTWOOD HAS TALENT' (in 20 minutes!). Out treefects - Harry, Tom, Daisy, Josh, Tillie, Lisette and Annabel led their... Read more

Thetford Forest - Meeting update 5 May 2015

At our meeting yesterday,Thetford Forest Leader, Mrs Southgate, told the children all about the fox that she saw visiting an area close to her garden last weekend. With this theme as our... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting Update - 5 May 2015

The weather yesterday morning didn't allow us to have our charity fun run on the CLC field. Instead, the Kielder children enjoyed some 'wet weather' activites of Springtime colouring, badge... Read more

Welcome back Mrs Cooper!

Miss Sury, our Year 1 Form Teacher, had a very eventful Bank Holiday weekend! She became, Mrs Cooper, after marrying Mr Martin Cooper on Saturday. Many, many congratulations to you both from... Read more

Celebrating Princess Charlotte's Arrival

Year 3 pupils have enjoyed writing poems about the latest Royal baby: Baby Charlotte was born today At the start of the month of May Tiny fingers, tiny toes But my favourite... Read more

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