November 2015 News

Airthrie in Neverland

We enjoyed a wonderful outing yesterday to the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon to see the matinée performance of Wendy and Peter Pan. As always, our children were immaculately behaved and... Read more

'Fancy Dress' Sponsored Walk

We are very proud of Lulu in Year 5 who has recently organised a sponsored walk to raise funds for Children-in-Need. This event took place last weekend and raised £73.04. The weather was... Read more

Form Willow's Outing to Christ Church

On Tuesday 17th November our young pupils in Reception enjoyed an outing to Christ Church. We explored all of the areas of our local church and matched some photographs to the parts of the church... Read more

Chess Club News - Autumn 2015

Airthrie Chess Club children have enjoyed the second game of the Chess League this term. They played a very successful match against Woodmancote School yesterday and previous to this they drew... Read more

Nathan Sykes

On Sunday, 22 November, a former student of mine, namely Nathan Sykes, is to appear as guest artist on The X Factor. Nathan is now a solo artist after performing in the pop group 'The... Read more


Following an enjoyable day last Friday, below is the wording of the thank you letter we have received from the organisers of the Children-in-Need event. 'Thank you for you kind donation of... Read more

Year 4 Maths

My Year 4 maths group has thoroughly enjoyed testing their time-telling skills using the School's new lap-top computers. The children are very competitive and their 'mouse' skills are... Read more

Chocolate Tombola

Many thanks to parents and children for supporting our follow-up Chocolate Tombola on Monday after school. We raised a further £30.70 towards the Young Voices costs (and I'm very glad to report... Read more

Year 5 Outing to the Ashmolean, Oxford

Yesterday, Forms Poplar and Alder went to The Ashmolean in Oxford. As soon as we arrived at this award-winning museum, we were in awe of all the wonderful artefacts covering many centuries... Read more

Horsing Around

Over the past two and a half weeks Charlotte (age 8) from Year 5 has been busy with her rescue pony, Blue Cross Perry, in the world of dressage. We are delighted to report that she qualified in... Read more

Remembering the Fallen

Today in Prayers I spoke to our pupils about the significance of this date drawing on my own experiences of taking part for four years in the Cenotaph Parade in London as a member of The Grenadier... Read more

Greek Vases in Year 6

The Year 6 children were inspired by a selection of Ancient Greek vase designs and then created their own. They experimented with a variety of materials and studied the design elements; Greek... Read more

Open Morning - December 2015

Your personal invitation to visit the school whilst viewing our legendary Christmas decorations... Sports coaching sessions will be taking place on the... Read more

Autumn Fayre

After a very happy and successful Autumn Fayre yesterday we would like to thank all parents for their generous contributions, particularly to the cake sale! We raised a total of over £450 which... Read more

Cross Country Report

To date we have completed two races in the Cheltenham Primary Schools' Cross-Country League - both races taking place at St Edward's Preparatory School. The Girls' Team only had two runners... Read more

Anglo Saxon Art

In Year 4, inspired by images of Anglo Saxon brooches, pupils in Form Larch used a variety of resources to re-create their own. Form Spruce took their inspiration from images of Anglo Saxon... Read more

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