February 2017 News

Airthrie v The Downs School - Hockey

On Wednesday 22 February the boys' hockey team played in a very competitive match against The Downs School, Malvern. This was a new hockey fixture as the schools had not competed against each... Read more

Honesty Assembly - Form Spruce

As the children explore the meaning of the Airthrie Values, Form Spruce presented their Honesty Assembly. All the children spoke with clarity during their short play (Honesty is the Best... Read more

National ISA Boys’ Hockey Tournament at the Olympic Hockey Stadium

This was the second time the boys' squad have entered the ISA Festival and the opportunity to play at the Olympic Hockey stadium was eagerly anticipated The squad met outside... Read more

Dean Close U11 Hockey Festival - 25 January 2017

Airthrie entered the’B’ Team section of the Dean Close Hockey Festival on Wednesday 25th January 2017. The results were as follows: Match 1 Airthrie vs Clifton College ‘B’ Result:... Read more

Wentwood Forest - 22 February 2017

Wenties were very well behaved lining up for our February meeting and entered Rowan with eager anticipation...our motto was recited and then reports were made. Wenties were praised and... Read more

Kielder Forest - 22 February 2017

With Spring just around the corner, the Kielder children were set a 15-minute challenge to create a bird’s nest that could support an egg using a set range of materials. These materials... Read more

Thetford Forest - 22 February 2017

At our meeting yesterday the children of Thetford Forest were shown some amazing wildlife photographs. These were the winners of the World Wildlife Photography Competition 2016 and this... Read more

Digging for Dinosaurs

This term, our new topic in Form Willow is Dinosaurs and Dragons. We had fun 'hatching' dinosaurs from ice eggs and wrote about our... Read more

Indoor Netball Festival

On the Friday before half-term our Year 6 girls spent an enjoyable afternoon playing netball. In the four matches of 10 minutes played, our squad of 8 all had great games; in particular showing... Read more

Rocket Art inspired by the Artist, Peter Thorpe

Inspired by the space artist, Peter Thorpe, the Year 2 children have created their own rocket art. Using simple, clear shapes and bold colours, they have developed their painting skills in... Read more

Hockey v Richard Pate's 18 January 2017

The Airthrie hockey squad travelled to RPS to play in an extended practice match. Airthrie were to challenge all three RPS teams separately. Match 1 RPS A Team v Airthrie School ... Read more

Netball Match v Richard Pate's

Year 5 girls from Netball Club played a heartening game of netball against Richard Pate's yesterday. In their very first match it took the first quarter before our girls gained... Read more

Gloucestershire Schools' Individual Table Tennis Championships

Lowri Hurd (Form Larch) took part in the Gloucestershire Schools' Individual Table Tennis Championships held at Waterwells on Saturday 28 January 2017. The tournament attracted a record 52... Read more

Year 3's Roman Day

On Thursday 26 January we held a Roman Activity Day for our Year 3 pupils as part of their Topic work on Ancient Rome. In the morning we made shields and learnt about the Roman army and their... Read more

Young Voices 2017

By Charlotte Adshead-Curnock (Year 6) On Tuesday 31 January the Airthrie Choir (and some other keen singers) went all the way to Birmingham to sing in the Genting Arena. From the... Read more

Willow's Explorations in Space

Our young pupils in Form Willow are really enjoying our topic on space. The children asked if we could make a big mobile with all the planets...and so we did! We also made our own galaxy,... Read more

Activities in Acorn

Over the last few weeks the children in our Nursery have been talking about African animals and looking at their different patterns. For the next 2 weeks they will be learning... Read more

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