January 2016 News

Hockey News
28/01/2016

Thursday, 21 January Match vs Richard Pate's School 'B' Team (Home) - W 5-0 This was a very encouraging team performance. By the second half Airthrie were dominating all attacking play.... Read more

Electrical Safety
28/01/2016

After a lesson about electrical safety in the home, Year 4 pupils were tasked with designing a poster for homework. There were some very interesting pieces of work which are now on display in... Read more

Next Kielder Forest Meeting - 3 February
28/01/2016

At our next meeting we are going to create and decorate bird-feeders. To enable us to do this in the time we have please bring along: A clean juice/milk cardboard carton with a hole cut-out (see... Read more

Netball Match v St Edward's
21/01/2016

The first match of the season took place yesterday against St Edward's in their Sports Hall and, as always, we welcomed the support of the parents who were able to join us. I am... Read more

Beat the Teachers!
21/01/2016

It was Harry and Alexia's turn to take on the Form Cedar teachers in the weekly Times Table Challenge. This week we were concentrating on the six times table and Harry and Alexia completed it in... Read more

5, 4, 3, 2, 1...Blast Off!
20/01/2016

Pupils in Form Beech (Year 2) have launched their Space topic with a blast! Through various areas of the curriculum, including Art, the children have been inspired and this term they are... Read more

Visitor in Prayers - Mr Paddy Moss
20/01/2016

Airthrie pupils were delighted to welcome Mr Paddy Moss, Headmaster of Dean Close Preparatory School, as the visiting speaker in Prayers this morning. Mr Moss spoke about his wide and varied... Read more

Take a trip to India
20/01/2016

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

Boys' Hockey Team enter GHA Junior Club Tournament
14/01/2016

On Sunday 10th January the boys' hockey season started with six matches against local U11 and U12 club teams. vs Wootton (A) lost 0-2 Although Airthrie dominated all the attack, chances... Read more

Young Voices 2016
14/01/2016

Yesterday, 17 of our Year 5 and 6 pupils performed with over 6,000 other primary school children at the LG Arena, Birmingham. We set off from School at 11:15am and weren't back until... Read more

Kielder Forest - New Year Resolutions and 'Bob a Job'
14/01/2016

The first meeting of the New Year was a time to discuss and decide on a personal New Year resolution. Along with these individual resolutions the children are taking on the challenge of a... Read more

Environment Project Homework
14/01/2016

During the Autumn term our Year 4 pupils were tasked with choosing a local habitat (for example, part of their garden, a local park or woodland area). They needed to observe carefully, and... Read more

Latest LAMDA Examination Results
14/01/2016

Excellent results of the LAMDA Introductory Graded Examination Solo, Introductory Stage Two: Lucy Hogarth - 82% Pass with Distinction Amber Dingley - 100% Pass with Distinction ... Read more

Wentwood Forest - 2016
13/01/2016

A cheerful first meeting of the New Year! Wenties were highly congratulated on winning the trophy for leaf points - we hold it very proudly for this term. Sincere thanks were then offered to... Read more

Swimming County Championships
13/01/2016

We are delighted to report that one of our Year 5 pupils, Iona Killen-Fallon, has qualified for the 2016 Gloucestershire Swimming County Championships in the 50m Freestyle. Iona only... Read more

Thetford Forest - January 2016
13/01/2016

At this morning's meeting we divided into 5 groups led by our Pine leaders. We were challenged with completing a wild-life crossword with clues such as 'Muntjac, roe and fallow are all types of... Read more

Dallington Forest - First Meeting of 2016!
13/01/2016

A warm welcome back to all Dallington Forest members after the Christmas holiday. It was very interesting to hear all about Georgia's (Year 6) experience taking part in the Everyman Theatre's... Read more

Thanks from The Milestone School
07/01/2016

To all Wenties I would like to share with you the delightful thank you letter (pictured here) I received from the Milestone School after delivering your lovely chocolate gifts. 'Thank... Read more

Cedar's Chocolate Crispie Cakes
07/01/2016

It was an exciting return to School for children in Form Cedar this week as they examined features of instructions. They then moved on to the rather 'yummy' practical part of the work and... Read more

Poppy Appeal
07/01/2016

Please see confirmation of Airthrie School's contribution to last year's Poppy... Read more

The Matisse Effect
06/01/2016

Recently, in Art Club, we have been studying the remarkable career of Henri Matisse. The children chose a section from one of his still life paintings and enlarged it to A3. They then carefully... Read more

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