July 2018 News

Year 6 Leavers 2018

Please find below details of the schools our Year 6 leavers will be moving to in September 2018.Pate's Grammar School - 3 places. Sir Thomas Rich's School (Grammar) - 1 place. The Crypt School... Read more

Reading Buddies

The first year of our Reading Buddies scheme has been a great experience for the Year 6 pupils who have been responsible, kind and supportive to their younger 'buddy'.  Of course, the Year 2 and 3... Read more

Great Western Railway Competition

Amelie, one of our Year 5 pupils, is an aspiring author and often can be found sharing an exciting story she has written with her peers, or perhaps reviewing the latest book she has read.Pupils in... Read more

Leavers' BBQ and Rounders

An earlier start yesterday evening for our annual Staff v Year 6 Pupils' Rounders and Leavers' BBQ due to World Cup semi-final fever.  The children batted first and scored a very credible 6... Read more

End of Term Prayers and Prize-giving

To conclude the Summer Term, trophies were awarded to:Application and Industry - Sophie Pollard. Endeavour and Sportsmanship - Esmee Kimber. Progress in Sport - Josie Anstey. Most Improved Swimmer -... Read more

Sports Day 2018

A couple of new additions to Sports Day this year; for the first time there were heats for Years 3, 4 and 5 in addition to the usual Year 6 Sprint Medal Race.  The winners:Year 31st - Archie Jackson.... Read more

New Play Area - Competition

After a idea by some pupils we are proposing that those who wish make a coloured design (using A3 or A4 paper in the landscape position) for four panels on the back and side walls of the new play... Read more

Osmington 2018

The Airthrie Osmington experience has been like no other residential stay throughout our careers.  When we first became involved many summers ago the atmosphere and environment of this lovely PGL... Read more

Retreat Day at Christ Church

The Year 6 children took part in a new and exciting end of year event exploring faith, belief, gratitude, transitions, mindfulness, Pilates and prayer in the tranquil location of Christ Church.  They... Read more

Exploring Sound in Science

This half term pupils in Year 4 have been learning about sound.  They explored the sound made by different instruments and how the pitch of a sound can be altered, for example, how tightening a... Read more

Tennis Club Championship Tournament

Following the completion of this term's after-school Tennis Club, we held a friendly knock-out Championship Tournament.   I am delighted to announce the winners as follows:Year 4  - Jemima. Year 5 -... Read more

Our Sunny, Summer Fayre

What a beautiful afternoon, yesterday, for the occasion of our annual Summer Fayre.  A huge 'well done' to pupils in the older year groups who honed their entrepreneurial skills to come up with some... Read more

Pond Dipping

Making the most of the soaring temperature last week, Beech Class pupils enjoyed a fun and informative outing to Cheltenham Ladies' College for a spot of pond dipping!  The children were met by some... Read more

Science and Engineering Challenge

Many congratulations to Hayden, Freya, Ellie and Toby who represented Airthrie at the King’s School, Gloucester, Primary Schools’ Challenge on Saturday.   The brief was to make a wind turbine using... Read more

New photographs added - Summer Concert - Ali Baba and The Bongo Bandits

Come with us to the busy streets of Arabia as the Airthrie children perform, for your delight, Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits.  What a fantastic performance by all the children from Willow to Oak. ... Read more

The Commandery, Worcester

Written by Ellie, Year 5 pupilOn 19th June 2018, Year 5 went on a School trip to The Commandery in Worcester.  We had a walk around the city and a talk in the building.  In the upstairs room there... Read more

School Council - Summer 2018

A round-up of some of the main items discussed this term at School Council lunchtime meetings: Year 5 thought it would be nice to use the old animal cages for new play huts. This work is in progress... Read more

Primary Schools' Knock-out Tournament

On Thursday 28 June, the Airthrie cricket squad played in the annual Primary Schools' Knock-out Tournament at Cheltenham Cricket Club's Victoria Ground.  The format for the competition is that the... Read more

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