December 2017 News

The Lost Star - Carol Service

The beautiful setting of Christ Church saw the annual Airthrie Carol Service; this year the story of The Lost Star.  Beautifully performed by all pupils - the Key Stage 1 children took the... Read more

Celebration Assembly - Tuesday 12 December

Clara - forward and backward rolls in Gymnastics ClubCharlotte - Star of the Week - always smilingSophie D - Good drama, maths and spellingsGeorge - Trying hard all of the time and for his happy... Read more

Dallington Forest Meeting - 6 December 2017

We had a full festive rendition of 'Deck the Halls' with Arabella on saxaphone, Grace on trumpet and Miss Fowke on flute!  The children made Christmas tree decorations using wooden templates of... Read more

A Tapestry of Christmas Music

Congratulations to the Airthrie Senior Choir on another extremely accomplished Christmas performance.   Under the leadership of Melissa Friessner-Day and Fiona Beck, the children joined forces with... Read more

Carol Singing in the Regent Arcade

Our Year 5 and 6 pupils spread some Christmas Cheer last Friday in the Regent Arcade as they had been invited to sing to the shoppers.   During the afternoon we managed to raise £100 in aid of... Read more


(Written by Rudy Bishop, Year 6 )  On Wednesday 6 December, Year 6 pupils went to Dean Close School to watch their production of Honk!  The play started with Eider Duck and Drake.Eider was sitting on... Read more

Father Christmas visits Acorn

Our youngest pupils had a great surprise this morning when a very special visitor arrived in Nursery.   He chatted to the very excited children and they received a small gift each for the big... Read more

Dick Whittington and his Cat

(Written by Eva Davis, Year 6)  On Tuesday, pupils in Years 3-6 went to the Everyman Theatre to see the Dick Whittington and his Cat pantomime.  It was about a boy called Dick who came to London to... Read more

Gloucestershire Airport Outing

In Literacy, Year 1 pupils are looking at 'Big Machines' and last Friday were delighted to accept the very generous offer extended by Mr Kenwright to visit Gloucestershire Airport.  The children were... Read more

Christmas Party Day

Years 3-6 had a marvellous morning of festive fun today.   The children braved a frosty walk to Cheltenham Ladies' College Sports Hall where they enjoyed several Christmas themed games including The... Read more

Fun in the Snow at Airthrie

Airthrie pupils, today and yesterday, making the most of the... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting - 6 December 2017

The Kielder children enjoyed a seasonal 20 minute challenge activity of creating a festive decoration from a green paper plate.  Thank you to Art Club for painting the plates and to Mrs Brooks for... Read more

Wentwoood Forest Meeting - 6 December 2017

At our meeting yesterday Wentwood children enjoyed getting creative making Christmas items to take home.There were wooden Christmas tree decorations, paper chains as well as foamy Father Christmases... Read more

Thetford Forest Meeting - 6 December 2017

The children from Thetford made Christmas robins at our meeting this week.  They looked extremely festive with their glittery red breasts and antlers.  A happy Christmas from Mrs Southgate and Mrs... Read more

Celebration Assembly - Tuesday 5 December

Millie - Star of the Week for persevering with computer skills to create a beautiful design. Lara - super designs in Paintbrush computer programme. Lydia - a lovely stained glass window - impressive... Read more

The Christmas Post

Our pupils in Willow have been thinking about the special people in their lives who help them.  As a festive surprise they made some Christmas cards and the envelopes and enjoyed a walk to the post... Read more

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