January 2018 News

Comb Painting

Last week several of our children chose to do some comb painting.  They selected three coloured paints each and then used special paint combs to spread them around to make some very vibrant... Read more

Playscripts in Beech

This week pupils in Beech have been learning how to write a playscript.  They extended their learning by re-enacting various character roles using the storyline of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. ... Read more

Learning about Judaism in Year 1

Our thanks to Mr Hellerstein who visited Airthrie yesterday to talk to our Year 1 pupils about Judaism and Jewish everyday life.  He told us that he was born in Jerusalem and then read a story from a... Read more

Thetford Meeting - 24 January 2018

Yesterday, our Thetford Forest children began compiling a collection of their memories from the earliest days of our Forest meetings to the present time.  Each mixed age group took great care and... Read more

Nursery News

For the first part of this half-term the Acorn children have been learning about polar lands and cold winter weather.  Some of the activities have been rather exciting; such as making marshmallow... Read more

Wentwood Meeting - 24 January 2018

As yesterday was National Library Selfie Day we spoke about individual visits to local libraries that many of our children make on a regular basis with their families.  Sophie, one of our Year 3... Read more

Kielder Forest - The Big Garden Birdwatch Campaign

Welcome back!  Three weeks into the Spring Term and it was lovely to see all the Kielder children together for another Forest activity. Without any prompts, the children were challenged with... Read more

Hockey v Richard Pate 'A' Team

During the first full week of term the boys' hockey team played a practice match against a very strong Richard Pate A Team.  From the opening whistle it was clear that we were up against very able... Read more

Baking Fun in Year 1

This morning our Year 1 pupils enjoyed a practical Maths lesson in our pupil kitchen area.  They baked some jam tarts; using their measuring and weighing skills to create some tasty treats to take... Read more

Celebration Assembly - Tuesday 23 January 2018

Casper - Football player of the week. Ben - Star of the week. Alexander - sharing his Planisphere chart. Sammy - Excellent subtraction skills. Charlotte - beautiful singing. Skye - gaining her pen... Read more

The Big Battery Hunt

At Prayers on Monday morning this week Oak E informed the whole School about a battery recycling initiative.  All pupils were given a cardboard battery collection box to take home and fill with as... Read more

Netball v Kitebrook

Airthrie have a strong squad of girls in Year 6 this year who have developed their skills throughout the autumn term to become more confident team players.  Yesterday was an opportunity for the U11... Read more

Celebration Assembly - Tuesday 16 January 2018

George - Player of the Day at football. Ralph - Keeper of the crown - super addition within 20. Oscar - Star of the week for participating in class discussions and being a good listener. Josie -... Read more

Netball Skills Morning

Four of our Year 5 pupils from Netball Club took the opportunity to attend a Netball Skills morning with Mrs Southgate last Saturday.  The event, held in the Indoor Sports Hall at Cheltenham College,... Read more

Young Voices 2018 - Tuesday 9 January

Twenty-one Airthrie pupils had the most amazing time on Tuesday this week joining 6,500 other children to be part of a massive choir at the Genting Arena, Birmingham.  We put into practice the songs... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 10 January 2018

Benjamin - best attitude in Football Club and cracking left foot!. Charlotte - beautiful and confident singing of Country Road . Lydia - Star of the Week - being a super helper. Harriet - Reading all... Read more

Young Voices 2018

It's nearly here!  Once again, we are very excited to be attending the Young Voices concert on Tuesday 9 January at the Genting Arena, Birmingham.  We hope all attendees have been working hard... Read more

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