October 2016 News

Kielder Forest - Our Chosen Charity
19/10/2016

Our chosen charity this year is the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. The Kielder children have chosen to raise money by collecting change of any denomination that fits into the Smartie tube your... Read more

Inventing Villains with Abi Elphinstone
12/10/2016

During the summer I noticed a workshop detailed in the Cheltenham Literature Festival booklet which sounded perfect for our Year Five pupils. I applied and was lucky enough to obtain tickets for... Read more

School Council News - 2016
06/10/2016

New School Council representatives are elected from every Junior Form each Autumn, at the beginning of the school year. There are two representatives for each Form from Year 3 to Year 6. The... Read more

Forest Day - 28 September 2016
05/10/2016

On Wednesday we had a very special Forest Day throughout the School. Kielder Forest were asked to learn all about the fox and incorporate a performance to illustrate this wonderful creature. ... Read more

Guess who came to Tea?
19/10/2016

During the first half of the Autumn term, Art Club children have enjoyed working on their 'Wild animal who came to Tea' composition. They have explored and experimented with different... Read more

Exploring Colour Mixing and Colour Combinations in Year 2 Art
19/10/2016

The Year 2 children have enjoyed experimenting with colour mixing and seeing how different colours work together in the style of the Russian painter, Wassily Kandinsky. They demonstrated... Read more

TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2016
19/10/2016

Due to a Staff Meeting and Training, please note that NO after-school clubs, including Late Book and Tea-time will take place on this day. Apologies for any... Read more

Dental Details
18/10/2016

Many thanks to Mrs Anstey for taking the time to share her expertise with Year 4 as part of their Science learning this term. The children learnt about the growth and development of adult teeth... Read more

Becoming Anglo Saxons in Cirencester
18/10/2016

To round off our Anglo Saxon learning, Year 4 visited the Corinium Museum in Cirencester last Thursday. They attended a workshop detailing burial traditions; identifying historical figures... Read more

Wentwood Forest - Please support us
13/10/2016

For our Forest meeting on 16 November we would greatly appreciate donations for the Cheltenham Foodbank. If you have any pasta, rice, tins of food, etc, that you can spare, please send them to... Read more

Drama Concert
13/10/2016

Sincere congratulations to all young students who performed on Monday to a happy and very responsive audience. All our last LAMDA examination candidates (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)... Read more

Cake Sale Update
12/10/2016

Many thanks to our Year 5 pupils and parents for baking such delicious cakes and biscuits and to all our happy customers for supporting us! We are delighted to have raised £64.15 for the... Read more

Art in Acorn
12/10/2016

Our children in Acorn (Nursery) enjoyed collecting Autumn materials both at home and from the School garden. They then created some natural artwork inspired by the artist and naturalist, Andy... Read more

Max the Airthrie Rabbit
12/10/2016

Max the Airthrie rabbit came to visit the children in Form Willow this week. We learnt how to care for a pet rabbit and everyone enjoyed having a little cuddle with Max! We hope to see our... Read more

Digestion Practical - Year 4
12/10/2016

This week pupils in Forms Spruce and Larch took part in a practical Science lesson. They followed the route through the digestive system from mouth to rectum and finally to the toilet to see... Read more

Thetford Forerst Meeting - 12 October 2016
12/10/2016

At our meeting this morning each Pine team were given a list of natural objects and animals to find in the garden. The bonus points were given to the team who found the squirrel (3 points) and the... Read more

Sport News - Cross-Country Club
12/10/2016

Runners from Airthrie School competed in the first race of the Cheltenham Primary Schools' Cross-country League. The race took place on Thursday 6 October at the Old Pats Sports Ground and... Read more

Dance Extravaganza - Friday 7th October
12/10/2016

A superb concert was presented to a very receptive audience last Friday by all our enthusiastic members of Airthrie's Friday Dance Club. The dancers all looked delightful in their costumes. ... Read more

Bake Sale at Airthrie School - Wednesday 12 October
11/10/2016

Pupils in Form Poplar have been asked to bake biscuits and small cakes in order to raise funds for the Jane Goodall Institute. They have been learning about this charity during their PHSE... Read more

Grammar Schools' Entrance Test
11/10/2016

Congratulations to our Year 6 pupils who recently sat the Grammar Schools' examination. 92% have achieved a Grammar School score with two qualifying for Pate's Grammar School sitting comfortably... Read more

Open Morning at Airthrie School
05/10/2016

Whole School Tuesday 11 October 9:30am- 12:00pm All prospective parents and their children are warmly invited to attend. No appointment... Read more

Airthrie's Hare Takes in the Air
05/10/2016

Bertie, our School hare, enjoyed a walk around the Airthrie garden earlier this week with two of our Year 2 boys, Ben and William. A lovely time was had by... Read more

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