February 2016 News

Airthrie Undefeated at the Olympic Stadium

On Thursday, 11 February Airthrie entered the National ISA Boys' Hockey Tournament at the Olympic Hockey Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Park. This was the first time that Airthrie had entered a... Read more

Bindi Art

Using a selection of circular templates and objects found around school the Year 4 children have considered the positioning, layering and flow of their “Bindi” circles to create a page of circular... Read more

Feeling Lucky?

What's your favourite number? During the last half-term our Art Club children chose their favourite number from 0-9. They made a template of their chosen number and then thought carefully... Read more

Bob-a-Job - Kielder Forest News

Welcome back! I hope you have enjoyed your half-term break and that you have been busy helping around the home/garden over the last few weeks to raise money for our chosen local charity - the... Read more

Open Morning March 2016

Airthrie is a thriving independent day school and nursery for boys and girls aged 3 to 11 years and is situated in Christchurch Road in the heart of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Sports... Read more

Netball v CLC

Airthrie Netball Squad played Cheltenham Ladies' College 'C' and 'D' teams yesterday in four quarters of 7 minutes each. CLC 'C' team played in the first half and they beat us by 6 goals to... Read more

A Ballet for Children

Yesterday, Form Cedar enjoyed a magical hour at The Everyman Theatre watching The Northern Ballet Company perform The Tortoise and the Hare. The children were delighted to watch the characters... Read more

Charlotte's Efforts for the Blue Cross Charity

Yesterday, Charlotte (Year 5) brought together her two favourite things: acting and riding. Charlotte and her pony, Blue Cross Perry, had been chosen to feature in a promotional film raising... Read more

3D Robots

Pupils in Form Cedar have been learning about the properties of 3D shapes. In Literacy they have been creating robot characters to put in a science-fiction story. In Art they combined all... Read more

Planting Seeds

By Annabel, Year 5 "Recently we planted some little seeds in a plant pot. We did it as we are learning about Tu B'Shavat and showing that we respect all those who died. When all of those... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting - 3 February

Well done to everyone who remembered their juice cartons! The Kielder members were welcomed and given 15 minutes to decorate their bird feeders. Mrs Elliott provided the children with googly eyes... Read more

Measuring Skills

Pupils in Year 2 have been learning about grams and kilograms and last week the children put this knowledge to very good use to make some delicious chocolate blondies. (We believe that some may... Read more

Wentwood Meeting 3 February

The sign on the door to our Forest Den read 'Strictly Wentwood' plus musical notes! Obviously this led to 'dance'. Our Treefects (Year 6) and Twigs (Year 5) had to arrange a short performance... Read more

Dallington and Thetford Forest Meeting

Today, Dallington and Thetford Forest members gathered together to listen to the story of 'The Man who Planted Trees'. This is a delightful and thought-provoking story of how, by simply... Read more

County Championships - Swimming

Iona (Year 5) was placed 16th out of 43 swimmers in the 10/11 year-old category in the 50m Freestyle. However, based on just the 10 year-olds, she was placed 2nd in the County achieving a... Read more

Cheltenham and Cotswold District Cricket

Exciting sporting news...Charlie (Year 5 pupil) has been selected to play in the U11 Cheltenham and Cotswold District Cricket Team: the next step will be County Trials in late summer. Many... Read more

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