June 2015 News

Cricket Tournament
11/06/2015

Yesterday, an Airthrie squad of boys travelled to Crackley Hall, Kenilworth to take part in a hard ball Cricket Tournament. This was a new venture for us and included both the tournament and... Read more

Heeley Makes a Big Splash at Swimming Gala
10/06/2015

Eve (Form Oak W) qualified for the South West Regional Championships at Millfield School last weekend (30th and 31st May). Eve swam in several races: 50m fly, 100m back, 100m freestyle, 200m... Read more

Rounders News - Latest Matches
25/06/2015

Our game last Friday was good competition for the Airthrie girls as we played the Year 7 girls from Cheltenham Ladies' College. Our fielding was excellent and we got several of the... Read more

The Land that Tim Forgot
24/06/2015

Message from the pupils - 'Thank you, Mr Medhurst, for writing a play to suit all our personalities!' ... Read more

Summer Fayre - 2015
24/06/2015

We were very lucky last Thursday to have such a wonderfully sunny day for our Annual School Fayre. Well done to those pupils who organised and ran their own stalls and to all parents for making... Read more

Swim Gala - Years 1 and 2
18/06/2015

Yesterday was the occasion of our annual Key Stage 1 Swimming Gala. Thanks to so many parents for coming along to support your children at the CLC pool. All Year 1 and 2 pupils took... Read more

Cricket News June 2015
18/06/2015

It was a very busy week for the cricket team. On Tuesday Airthrie played St Edward's and on Wednesday our opponents were Berkhampstead. ... Read more

Kielder Meeting Update - 16 June 2015
18/06/2015

Hurrah! The weather on Tuesday enabled the Kielder children to enjoy a 'fun run' meeting this week. Mrs Elliott and the Kielder teacher members escorted the Kielder children to the CLC field... Read more

The Rainforest Adventure Continues
18/06/2015

Form Cedar's rainforest adventure continues as we explore the weird and wonderful tropical insects that roam the forest floor and fly high above in the canopy layer. The children sketched and... Read more

Walk a Mile in My Shoes 2015
18/06/2015

On Sunday 7 June dancers from Years 4 and 5 attended a charity event at Pittville Park for Carers in Gloucestershire. They presented a phenomenal performance! A large audience gathered to watch... Read more

Wentwood Forest Update - 16 June 2015
17/06/2015

Our meeting this week commenced at 9am with eager Wenties entering our 'Den' armed with tins and packets of food for the Foodbank (we have supported this charity twice this year to help local... Read more

Thetford Forest - 16 June 2015
17/06/2015

What amazing talent we have in Thetford Forest. Some of our Year 5 and Year 6 pupils were asked to perform at our meeting yesterday: Imogen chose a keyboard piece to delight us with;... Read more

Gym Glub
17/06/2015

The eight girls from Form Cedar Gym Club performed a display in front of family and friends yesterday. We have been practising new skills all year and the girls put together some of the moves... Read more

A Letter from Buckingham Palace
10/06/2015

There was much excitement in Form Cedar earlier today when the children received a letter from Buckingham Palace! The letter was from a Lady-in-Waiting on behalf of Her Majesty to thank... Read more

Rounders v Cheltenham College
04/06/2015

A squad of eleven Airthrie girls played a friendly home game of Rounders yesterday against a team from Cheltenham College. Our girls pulled together well and remembered to use tactics they had... Read more

Jemima's Long Walk to School
04/06/2015

Jemima (Oak W) is planning a long walk to School on Friday 19 June. She plans to walk the 11 miles from Colesbourne to Airthrie setting off at 5am! She was inspired to undertake this very... Read more

LAMDA Examination Results
04/06/2015

All Distinctions! Sophie Shilling - 85% Jemima Elwes - 91% Sam Fulford - 92% Joshua Castledine - 95% Finlay Mitchell - 96% Daisy Mason - 96% Libby Gray - 97% ... Read more

Confluence River Art by Year 4
03/06/2015

Linking into their Topic work, the Year 4 children looked at some river paintings by Claude Monet, Turner and Vincent Van Gogh. They experimented with different media to recreate water effects in... Read more

Design-a-Bird Competition
03/06/2015

Sophie in Form Willow recently entered the Gloucestershire Libraries' Design-a-Bird Competition. We are delighted and very proud to report that she came first in the age 3-6 category. There... Read more

French Year 5 Smoothie-Making
03/06/2015

Pupils in Forms Alder and Poplar have looked at smoothie recipes in their French lessons. The children have enjoyed compiling their own very healthy (mostly!) versions. We followed one... Read more

Empathy Glasses
11/06/2015

In PSHE we made some colourful 'Empathy' glasses! Empathy glasses are to help us see things from someone else's point of view. Example: if someone is in the garden alone you don't think 'I'm... Read more

River Dipping in the River Chelt
11/06/2015

Last Thursday pupils in Year 4 (Forms Spruce and Larch) went to the nearby River Chelt to take part in some river dipping. This was related to their Topic work this term learning about... Read more

Jemima's Walk to School
25/06/2015

By Jemima --------------- Over the past 7 years I have seen my friends walk to school and I always wondered what it would be like. It is a long way but I decided I would like to try... Read more

Outdoor Learning
04/06/2015

Form Cedar have been making the most of the lovely sunny weather today whilst meeting some bugs from the Rainforest: a colourful link to this term's... Read more

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