November 2018 News

Winner - Liberty Advent Calendar

Poppy's baby brother Digby was the 'Master of Ceremonies' for the Liberty Advent Calendar raffle draw on Friday.We are delighted to announce that the lucky winner was Mrs Brook who, with incredibly... Read more

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Written by Grace and Florence, Year 6 pupils  On Wednesday 21 November, Year 6 pupils went to The Bacon Theatre to watch The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.  We found it to be an excellent... Read more

Football Update!

In our recent match against St Thomas More we produced another fantastic performance resulting in an 8-2 victory.  Also, huge congratulations are due to our team as, on Friday, they won 7–0 against... Read more

Raffle Prizes for our Christmas Market

If anyone feels they might be able to donate a gift we would love to hear from you.  Pictured are the fabulous items already pledged so generously by Dyson (via Mr and Mrs Cunningham), Mrs Woodman,... Read more

Tapestry of Christmas Music

We are delighted that our Junior Choir will be performing at this event.  Tickets may be purchased from the Town Hall Box Office if you would like to join us for this wonderful evening of... Read more

Greek Workshop

A mixture of activities and role play made learning about the Ancient Greeks a fun and memorable experience for Year 6 pupils on Tuesday.  The children embraced the day, coming to School in... Read more

An Inspector Calls!

On Wednesday afternoon pupils in our Nursery and Reception Classes had a friendly visit from a Police Inspector.  He explained how all police officers are here to help everyone and the children had... Read more

History Club - Armistice Day

The children created their own medals either for service as a pilot, sailor, medical aid or for displaying general bravery in... Read more

Exploring Digestion in Science Lessons

Year 4 pupils used their hands to represent the muscular walls of the stomach to explore what happens during digestion.  Also, they carried out the whole digestive process (using breakfast food and... Read more

Airthrie's 'Art Gallery' Competition

In a recent Celebration Assembly the children were asked to produce a piece of art using any media for display on our new 'Art Gallery' wall.   Please bring your work to the School Office and I will... Read more

Christmas Craft Fayre

All pupils in Reception to Year 6 are invited to attend.  Advance booking is essential, please collect a form from the School... Read more

Dallington Forest - what we did at our meeting

At our meeting last week Dallington Forest pupils looked for fun articles in newspapers and discovered an amusing story about a goose being transported around Cheltenham in a pushchair!  Then we... Read more

Father Christmas is coming to Airthrie

Ho, Ho, Ho!!  During our Christmas Market on 5 December Father Christmas is coming to town!  Tickets will be available to purchase from the School Office at drop-off and pick-up times Monday 26 -... Read more

BBC Children in Need

Thank you for your donations on Friday.  Together, we raised £248.13 , which Mr Williams will be forwarding to the charity... Read more

Willow News

Willow pupils have been getting 'crafty' using clay to make hedgehogs and paper weaving owls.  Their lovely creations are on display in the Class Room.  Also, our young children have been thinking... Read more

High Five Netball

Airthrie played two friendly High Five Netball matches against Christ Church Primary School last Thursday. The A Team were in the lead after the first quarter when positions were changed, however,... Read more

Wentwood Forest

Great work in this week's Forest meeting.  Following on from our last session the children decorated their stones with a sustainability and nature theme. ... Read more

Thetford Forest

In Thetford Forest we have started work on an extended project using our imaginations to design a tree or another woodland item and during yesterday's Forest meeting we starting sketching our... Read more

Hockey at Hatherop

Our Under 11 Hockey team had an excellent afternoon at Hatherop Castle School yesterday afternoon.  The girls lost 3-0 despite their amazing teamwork, communication and determination, especially in... Read more

Jess represents the Christ Church Brownies

Jess, one of our Year 3 pupils, was extremely proud to represent the Christ Church Brownies at last Saturday's WW1 Memorial March through Cheltenham town centre.How wonderful that she played such an... Read more

Anglo-Saxon Brooches

Inspired by images of a range of Anglo-Saxon brooches, pupils in Larch Class sketched their individual designs.They enjoyed experimenting with a range of 3D materials which they arranged and secured... Read more

Kielder Forest

During our meeting we were thinking of random acts of kindness that we could do at home for our family, friends and the environment.  We hope the children will put these into practise... Read more

Tennis Leaders

Last Thursday saw our Year 4 pupils take advantage of a fabulous offer to participate in a tennis session coached by some of the 14 and 15 year old Cheltenham Ladies' College girls who are hoping to... Read more

'Silly' Cylinders in Year 1

We're learning to recognise and name 3D shapes in Year 1.  We have enjoyed creating our cyclinder puppets and are putting them on display in the Class... Read more

Alder's Half-term Project

Written by Harriet, Year 5The Year 5 pupils' half-term project was to make a model pyramid out a material of our choice.  Some chose to make one out of Lego and nano-blocks, a few chose cardboard and... Read more

Football News

Airthrie are now competing in the Cheltenham Small Schools' Football League and we have played two games so far this half-term.  The boys and girls are performing well as a team and the positive... Read more

Cheltenham Remembers

I was honoured to be one of the over 1200 people who walked in Cheltenham's WW1 Memorial March on Saturday representing the names listed on the Cheltenham War Memorial.  The weather was extremely... Read more

Where is Airthrie's old minibus now?

As you may know, new rules from HMRC meant that to operate a 3.5 ton 17 seat minibus we, as an independent school, were required to establish the same type of systems and passenger service vehicle... Read more

They shall grow not old

as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them,nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morningWe will remember them...(From 'For the Fallen' by Robert Laurence... Read more

Cross Country Race 2 Results

Results from Race 2 of the Cheltenham Primary Schools' Cross Country League on Thursday 18 October.Year 6 - Girls  Georgie - 16th  Arabella - 31st  Florence - 59th  Year 5 and below - Girls  Jemima -... Read more

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