December 2018 News

Leaf Point Results - Autumn Term

End of Term Totals:1st place - Kielder - 979 . 2nd place - Wentwood - 967. 3rd place - Dallington - 839. 4th place - Thetford - 787. Therefore, Kielder are the current custodians of our beautiful... Read more

Bikeability at Airthrie

It's the Christmas holiday at Airthrie, however, we are delighted that around half of our Year 6 pupils signed-up to come to School for two days earlier this week to take part in Bikeability Cycle... Read more

Christmas Craft Day

A fun-packed day of crafting yesterday.  It was delightful to see so many of you join us to create fabulous, festive goodies.   My personal highlight was making our Christmas penguins and hearing the... Read more

We all went to the Panto...Oh, yes we did!

A fabulous time was had by all at The Everyman Theatre's brilliant performance of Aladdin yesterday.  There were more than 500 children in the audience so, as you can imagine, the noise level left a... Read more

Christmas Party Day in Acorn

Acorn pupils had a lovely Christmas Party on Tuesday jointly with Willow.  We played traditional games including Pass the Parcel and Musical Bumps.  This was followed by an exciting trip to meet... Read more

Update Jan 2019 - Once upon a Time in Bethlehem - A Christmouse Tale

Update - Please see below a small 'taster' of the DVD which is being prepared.  This will be available to purchase soon.Congratulations to all Airthrie children for their hard work and festive... Read more

Christmas Jumper Day

Fabulously festive Christmas jumpers were worn by so many of you yesterday in aid of Save the Children's annual fundraising appeal.  Thank you for your donations - so far we have raised £84.20 which... Read more

Football - Gloucestershire Small Schools County Finals

The Airthrie team travelled to Oxstalls Sports Centre yesterday afternoon to participate in the Gloucestershire Small Schools County Finals.  We played 3 group stage matches: defeating Bleddington... Read more

Tapestry of Christmas Music

Last night, as part of Cheltenham Choral Society's annual Tapestry of Christmas Music, Airthrie's Choir stole the hearts of the audience, bringing many a tear at the Pittville Pump Room. Their... Read more

Christmas Party Day

There were plenty of festive-themed games at the Annual Christmas Party for our Year 3-6 pupils earlier today at CLC in their Sports Hall.  We all enjoyed playing Decorate the Christmas Tree, the... Read more

Hockey Match v St Edward's

Our Hockey team demonstrated great teamwork and perseverance last Wednesday against a strong St Edward's A Team.  Final score was 10-0, however, I am extremely proud of our girls who were magnanimous... Read more

John Lewis & Partners’ Christmas Prize Draw

We are thrilled to announce that two Airthrie pupils have won the recent John Lewis Christmas Prize Draw where children were invited to illustrate their favourite Christmas gift.Lydia and Eleanor... Read more

Football v Greatfield Park

Last Friday saw Greatfield Park's school Football Team come to Airthrie for our final group stage match.  Following a slow start to the game (resulting in Airthrie being 2-0 down after ten minutes)... Read more

Our First Christmas Market

Many thanks to everyone for your help and support at our very first Christmas Market last Wednesday.  I think you’ll all agree what a wonderful event it was; not only from the outset, with the carol... Read more

Thetford Greetings

It was a Christmas theme at our get-together yesterday as we played a memory game with Christmas items.  They children did so well; the winning team scored 24 out of 26!  This was followed by a... Read more

Painting Software

Year 2 pupils have been enhancing their computer skills by using painting software to achieve art in different styles.  The children learned to use different tools to create the correct colours and... Read more

Making Rafts in STEM

The challenge in STEM Club last week was to design, make and test a raft.   First we designed our rafts and decided which materials would be the most suitable.  Then we made our rafts, changing our... Read more

Happy Christmas from Kielder Forest

This week the children accepted a 15 minute 'make a paper plate wreath' challenge.  They were provided with a selection of materials to decorate a paper plate with a festive theme.  The children... Read more

Dallington Forest

Dallington pupils took part in a fun quiz this morning, coming together to work out the names of Christmas carols from the initial letters of all words in the titles.  Great, festive fun for... Read more

Airthrie's Christmas Market today

Nearly ready...the Class Reps and Staff are working hard getting everything 'just-so' for our first Christmas Market.  Father Christmas has just arrived and the Choir are singing Christmas carols in... Read more

Royal British Legion

£153.52 was raised from the sale of poppies and other items in the School garden during the week of 5 November.  Thank you for your contributions - we are proud to fund-raise for this... Read more

Le Calendrier de l'Avent

Larch pupils have created a large Advent calendar in their French lesson making doors and the surprises within using French vocab.Joyeux... Read more

Our Outing to the Airport

An exciting morning at Gloucestershire Airport today for our Year 1 pupils.  The children were able to climb into two helicopters, pull the levers and try on the headphones for size!  This was... Read more

Christmas lunch with all the trimmings!

A delicious Christmas lunch was served to all pupils and staff today...turkey, roast potatoes, sprouts, stuffing balls and lots more, followed by a tasty Christmas pudding.  Thanks to our kitchen... Read more

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