October 2018 News

Airthrie's Poppies

Reminder - We are hoping to make a poppy-themed display as part of our Act of Remembrance.  We would be grateful if as many pupils, parents and staff as possible make a poppy to help create our poppy... Read more

Save the Date!

Please save the date and your Christmas shopping for this new Airthrie event!    If you know of any stall-holders who may wish to  be part of this occasion please let us know as soon as... Read more

Enjoying the Autumn Sunshine

Willow Class pupils went on an Autumn walk earlier this week and had lots of fun collecting leaves and looking for Autumn clues. Later in the day the children decided to sort some of these many... Read more

Year 5 Technology Day

Five pupils from Alder Class took part in the Year 5 Technology Day at St Edward's on Tuesday this week.   The first challenge was to design and make a pizza under the theme of ‘transport'.  Our team... Read more

National Memorial Arboretum Outing

Yesterday's Key Stage 2 outing to The National Memorial Arboretum, Arlewas, was poignant for pupils and staff during this centenary year of the end of WW1.  We took part in a WW1 Explorer Day... Read more

History Club - the Stone Age

During our latest History Club we learned about homes, animals and hunting methods used during the Stone Age.    We pretended to work in caves and created art using black paper under a desk!  Whilst... Read more

Lacrosse Day

Eight Airthrie girls enjoyed an exciting and successful outing to Malvern St James School, yesterday, to participate in a Lacrosse Festival.  Airthrie's team, The Cobras, practised their Lacrosse... Read more

Cross Country - Race 1

The runners chosen for the first of this season's Cheltenham Primary Schools' Cross Country League ran with strength and determination.  The true Airthrie spirit was displayed by every member of the... Read more

Indonesian Fundraising Day

To all who contributed - thank you for your generous donations on Friday.    Together, we have raised £388.57 which will be forwarded to a charity in that region as soon as possible.Thanks to our... Read more

Thought of the week

As we approach half-term, some positive words of encouragement for the children.  (Parents and Staff may also find them helpful to bear in mind!)Always rememberyou are BRAVER than you believeSTRONGER... Read more

Kielder Forest

Fallen leaves, conkers and twigs gave us the materials needed to create some beautiful, autumnal collages at our Forest meeting last week.  Great work,... Read more

Year 1 and 2 at the Literature Festival

There was plenty of audience participation required during Year 1 and 2's outing to the Cheltenham Literature Festival last Thursday.  We were delighted that out of such a large audience, George in... Read more

New member of Dallington Forest!

Pupils in Dallington had great fun yesterday during their Forest meeting in the garden.  We worked together to create a scarecrow to help protect our new children's conservation and planting... Read more

We all need trees

The children in Thetford Forest shared many reasons as to why they think trees are so important.  Pine groups worked together to display their ideas and Oscar wrote a super poem on this theme.Did you... Read more

Hockey Report

Airthrie's U11 girls enjoyed a lovely sunny afternoon of Hockey yesterday at Kitebrook School.  We played two matches:  the first against Kitebrook which we lost narrowly 1-0;  the second against... Read more

Thought of the Week

Don't be afraid of being different,   be afraid of being the same as everyone else.(chosen by Mr... Read more

Airthrie Rocks

Joining in with the painted rocks giant game of hide-and-seek, which some of you may have heard about, the Wentwood children have made initial designs on paper based on nature and sustainability... Read more

History Club - Exploring Albert Einstein

This week at History Club we discovered how the findings of Albert Einstein are still relevant today.  The children had fun following an online guide to learn how to draw him!  Eleanor's delightful... Read more

Anthony Horowitz at the Cheltenham Literature Festival

Last Friday, 5 October, pupils in Oak E, Oak A and Alder were excited to be attending a talk by Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series, at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.  We were in... Read more

A poem written by a Year 5 pupil which they wanted to share

Life is unfair, mean and scary  Life makes us feel pretty wary  But life can be happy, exciting and fun!  When it's dark it brings the sun!  Life may seem hopeless and full of despair  But life can... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 2 October

Henrietta - Star of the Week for her enthusiasm for everything at School and, in particular, reading. Sophie - donated her hair to Little Princess Trust. Lewis - Tiger of the Day at rugby and Star of... Read more

School Council

School Council's elected members met at lunchtime today to discuss ideas put forward from each year group.  The pupil representatives brought along their decorated box in which their peers may post... Read more

Learning about Evacuees in History Club

Continuing our investigations into the history of evacuation, at last week's after-school session we made identity cards and tags which would have been attached to an evacuee's gas mask box.   To... Read more

Thought of the Week at Airthrie

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be...(by Douglas... Read more

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