February 2018 News

Spitfire Goggles in History Club

During History Club last week we had an extremely interesting artefact to examine...original Spitfire pilot goggles! We began by discussing the goggles in detail;  the time period  from which they... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 27 February 2018

Amelie, Grace and Ellie - topic homework on rural life . Lara - made a pencil case (photographed) . Harry - Star of the week for creating a habitat and working well with others . Ralph - Karate... Read more

La Famille

In French lessons this term pupils in Year 4 are looking at 'the family'.  We have learned names to describe each family member and started to introduce and talk a little bit about each of them.  We... Read more

L'Artisan Restaurant - Year 4 Outing

Yesterday, pupils in Larch visited a 'small piece of France' located in central Cheltenham.   We were delighted to accept the very kind invitation from L’Artisan Restaurant to join them for morning... Read more

U11/10 Netball

Yesterday a squad of U11/10 girls played in two matches.  One match was against a very strong U11 team from St Edward's School.  The U10/U11 team played in the first two quarters, however, our... Read more

100 books by 100 artists

Displayed outside our Science Room are some books which have been individually personalised by one of 100 artists; some very well known and others just starting out.  They were displayed in an... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 20 February 2018

Amber, Amelie, Sofia, Poppy, Lilly and Digby - entered BBC Radio 2's 500 Words competition. Luke - Wow voucher for swimming 4 widths without support . Erin - made a thoughtful get well card. Rory -... Read more

History Club - Ancient China and the Terracotta Army

As requested by the pupils, at History Club before half-term we investigated Ancient China and focused on Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of a unified China.  We learned that he was responsible for... Read more

Open Morning for our Early Years Foundation Stage

Prospective parents and their children are invited to... Read more

English Alpine Championships

During the recent half-term break Harriet (Year 4) competed in the English Alpine Championships, held in Bormio, Italy.  She spent the week training with the Dragons Alpine Racing team and did... Read more

Netball Match v RPS

Airthrie put up a good fight against an U11 and U10/11 mixed team from RPS yesterday.  With four of our U11 players missing owing to injury and school visits, positions were changed, and Kieran from... Read more

Maths Challenge - Years 5 and 6

A small number of our Year 5 and 6 students were delighted to attend the Maths Challenge day held at Cheltenham College earlier this week.   Rory, Hayden, Arabella, Harry, Sienna, Charlotte, Lila Mae... Read more

Plastic Pollution - Alder's Assembly

Alder have been inspired by the Blue Planet TV series and the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.  This issue has been discussed in our PSHE and Literacy lessons this term and we were very... Read more

Celebration Assembly - Tuesday 6 February

Mimi - being a good girl and getting dressed on time without making a fuss  . Ben - 'Wow' for reading 3 pages of Cat in the Hat  . Toby - 'Wow' for swimming without arm bands  . Alexander - 'Wow' for... Read more

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