March 2016 News

Raising funds for Maggie's Centre

During Cheltenham Race week some of our pupils were extremely enterprising and took the opportunity to raise lots of money for Maggie's, Cheltenham (a local charity that offers free practical,... Read more

KS2 Swimming Gala

Results of Monday's KS2 Swimming Gala held at Cheltenham Ladies' College Pool. Year 6 - 1 Length Individual Freestyle Final 1st Amber Dingley 2nd Izzy Hillman-Cooper 3rd Sam Gilder ... Read more

Sport Relief at Airthrie

After a fun and sporty day last Friday, starting with a very energetic Wake and Shake in the garden first thing (thank you, Mr Medhurst), we are delighted to be forwarding £261.50 to the Sport... Read more

Science Morning

Written by Olivia Waterman and Wolfie Cross (Year 6) Yesterday a group of pupils from Years 5 and 6 went on an amazing trip to Malvern St James' School. On arrival we were sorted... Read more

Hockey v King's School, Gloucester

On 11th March the School Hockey team played in a very competitive match against King's School, Gloucester. The two teams had met in a mini -tournament earlier in the term and King's appeared to... Read more

Cross-Country League 2015-16

The final race of the Cheltenham Primary Schools' Cross-Country League took place on Thursday 10th March at St Edward's Preparatory School. Lulu (Year 5) finished 5th overall in the Girls'... Read more

Kielder Forest - Bob-a-Job Challenge

A BIG thank you to all Kielder children who have been busy helping out around their homes and gardens over the last few weeks to raise money for our chosen local charity, 'Gloucestershire Animal... Read more

Foodie Fractions in Form Cedar

Pupils in Form Cedar have spent an exciting investigative maths session exploring fractions. The children used pizza to match equivalent fractions, lego bricks to build and... Read more

Informal Music Concerts

Last week we held two informal concerts after School. This event gave 23 pupils from Year 1 - Year 6 the opportunity to play their pieces in a relaxed setting with a small but very... Read more

Forms Spruce and Larch Cooking at Waitrose

Yesterday, pupils in Year 4 enjoyed a topic filled afternoon at Waitrose. The children made Indian samosas in the Cookery Studio and sampled some banana bread and onion bhajis. They... Read more

Maths in Action

In our Maths lessons this term, Year 6 pupils have been looking at ratio and its importance in our everyday lives. First, we decided that the ratio of 4 parts water to 1 part concentrate made... Read more

Netball Match v Cheltenham College - 9 March

Yesterday, in our final netball match of the season we were delighted to score a goal against Cheltenham College. Our lack of goals does not represent the dedication of the children and their... Read more

Strong Hockey Performance

On Wednesday 24 February Airthrie entered a mini-tournament at Cheltenham College. The teams involved were Airthrie, Magdalene College, Richard Pate's and Cheltenham College. Airthrie Played... Read more

Thornbury Arts Festival

Last Saturday, 5th March, Charlotte Adshead-Curnock (Year 5) performed a Drama Solo scene at Thornbury Arts' Festival and received a superb DISTINCTION with 86%. The adjudicator, Mr David... Read more

Junior Art Exhibition

We have a winner! A selection of our children's work was entered into the Junior Art Exhibition which took place at Malvern St James' School on Saturday 5 March. Many schools from across the... Read more

Forest Meetings - 9 March

As a joint enterprise this morning all four Forests worked together to make plenty of bunting for up-and-coming events (commencing with Sport Relief). The children were extremely creative... Read more

Year 5's Day Out

Written by Lily Beardshaw, Form Poplar Yesterday morning we went to Skillzone and it was really fun. We crossed pretend roads and level crossings and also went into a house where we had to... Read more

Singing Bonanza – Malvern St James

Last Friday 17 pupils from the Airthrie Senior Choir attended a Singing Bonanza at Malvern St James School. They joined 150 pupils from other schools to learn seven songs, under the... Read more

BBC Radio 2 - 500 Words

We are delighted that some of our pupils have entered the short story writing competition which is being run by BBC Radio 2. Children in Form Beech (Year 2) have been learning about Space and... Read more

Our Alien Friends

Over the past few DT and Art lessons the children in Form Beech (Year 2) have designed and made their very own stuffed aliens! They have developed their scissor and sewing skills; including using... Read more

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