May 2014 News

Creepy Crawly Caterpillars
22/05/2014

Form Willow Reception pupils have been investigating mini-beasts with great enthusiasm and this week we enjoyed some very practical work. (Looking at the photographs Year 3 were a little more... Read more

French Smoothies!
21/05/2014

Pupils in Forms Alder and Poplar took part in some delicious smoothie tasting this morning. The Year 5 children had written their own smoothie recipes (in French. of course) and then... Read more

Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts - Results
21/05/2014

Drama Results Merit - 75-79 Distinction - 80-84 Honours - 85+ CONGRATULATIONS to all of our young performers. We are delighted to announce that Imogen (pictured... Read more

WWII Posters
21/05/2014

To enhance their 'Topic' studies this term, our Year 6 pupils have enjoyed re-creating these striking WWII propaganda posters. Using a variety of resources the finished results clearly... Read more

Latest News - We are officially 'Outstanding'
15/05/2014

We are delighted to receive our Government Ofsted report as a result of a formal inspection carried out 2 weeks ago. The report describes Airthrie as an OUTSTANDING SCHOOL having achieved... Read more

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
15/05/2014

We are delighted to announce that Airthrie School has been awarded one of the first certificates from the RSCDS Dance Scottish Accreditation Scheme. The accreditation scheme has a set of... Read more

Composting with Chris Beardshaw!
14/05/2014

We had a very special visitor in School today: Year 3 (Form Cedar) were delighted to welcome Mr Chris Beardshaw into their Science lesson where he shared some extremely fascinating facts... Read more

Reports on Swim Gala v St Edward's
14/05/2014

Some of our Year 3 competitors give us their thoughts on the Swim Gala held on Tuesday 6 May. I felt a bit nervous because we were racing against two other schools. I did the front crawl in two... Read more

Rounders' Match Report by Lucy Brookes, Maddie Jones and Pippa Little
14/05/2014

Rounders Match v Rendcomb. On Wednesday May 7th, the Year 5 and 6 rounder’s team went to Farnley Field and played a great match. We batted first as we lost the coin toss. In the first... Read more

Lunchtime Fun at Farnley Field
07/05/2014

Year 5 and 6 pupils pictured earlier today enjoying their weekly lunchtime fun football and free-play session on Farnley... Read more

Hercules - Latest Photographs
07/05/2014

We are delighted to report that Hercules (the rescued duckling) is going from strength-to-strength. We see that he has upgraded his 'bath' - very... Read more

Wentwood Forest Meeting - 6 May 2014
07/05/2014

Wentwood members assembled happily in our 'Forest den' (Form Beech) to discuss the wonderful visit we arranged for all Airthrie Forests to meet Vivian (the partially-sighted lady) and her... Read more

Kielder Forest Meeting - 6 May 2014
07/05/2014

Our meeting started with a 'warm welcome back' and a lively discussion about the fun things the children had been up to over the Bank Holiday weekend. We continued the meeting by... Read more

Recent LAMDA Examinations - DISTINCTION for ALL
07/05/2014

I am truly delighted to report that ALL of our candidates received the Top Award of DISTINCTION for the LAMDA examinations taken during the weekend of 15/16 March. Many,... Read more

OFSTED Inspection
02/05/2014

On Monday afternoon we received a telephone call advising us that we would be having a three-day, Government OFSTED Inspection commencing the following morning, Tuesday 29th April. ... Read more

'Hercules' the Duck
01/05/2014

We are very pleased to report that under Miss Creed's excellent 'nursing' care the newly named Hercules is thriving and even finding time to have a little swim in his bowl of water. He seemed... Read more

Art Club Spring Display
01/05/2014

Spring Term saw the Art Club pupils (Years 3-5) enjoy developing their sketching skills. They also learned about watercolour techniques and effects to create some amazingly bright and fresh... Read more

Thetford Forest Meeting - 6 May 2014
07/05/2014

At our meeting yesterday Thetford children were told about the many May Day traditions held all over England and especially in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. I reminisced about a... Read more

May Day Morris Dancing Video - 6 May 2014
07/05/2014

On May Day, our Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 pupils talked about general May traditions such as may pole dancing and the origins of Folk Dancing (and Morris Men - which, as you can see, they fully embraced... Read more

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