October 2017 News

Cross Country Race 2
16/10/2017

Last week our boys' and girls' teams ran the very demanding cross country course at St Edward's for Race 2 of the season. We are extremely grateful to Mr Pollard who arranged and supplied... Read more

'Messy' Digestion
18/10/2017

Form Larch pupils were involved in a messy digestion session during their Science lesson today. This helped reinforce their knowledge about what happens to food on its journey through the body... Read more

Cheltenham Literature Festival - Year 5 Outing
30/10/2017

On Tuesday 12th October Year 5 pupils attended a mesmerising talk by author Katherine Rundell.  She is an exciting young writer who, though a series of photographs from her journey in the Amazon,... Read more

Salem Baptist Church - KS2 Outing
30/10/2017

During the week leading to half-term our KS2 children walked to Salem Baptist Church on St George’s Road where we were transported back 2000 years to Jerusalem and were able to meet a range... Read more

Year 6 Outing to the Cheltenham Literature Festival
16/10/2017

On Friday 13th October Year 6 pupils went to the Cheltenham Literature Festival to see Elizabeth Laird, the award-winning author of Welcome to Nowhere (her most recent book published this year).  I... Read more

Charity Family Dance for Children in Need
18/10/2017

A number of our pupils' families greatly enjoyed this charity event last year. Please see the attached flyer for information about this afternoon of Scottish Dancing on Saturday, 18... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 17 October 2017
18/10/2017

Year 6 ties awarded for Toby, Eva, Sophie and Thea. Ruby - Homework certificate. Henrietta - Star of the Week for being a kind and caring friend. George Dodds - Football certificate. Amelia - Making... Read more

Extra Sport Activities
16/10/2017

Last Thursday, during the Year 5 and 6 Sport lesson, the children were challenged by Mr Baynham to complete circuits at four stations - this included star jumps, burpees, press-ups and a rest.... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 10 October 2017
10/10/2017

Poppy - excellent research to create Egyptology Top Trumps. Lilly - Gymnastics - Gold medal - 1st on bars, 2nd on beam, 1st on floor, 1st on vault. Arabella - Stagecoach Student of the Week. Casper -... Read more

Hockey Match v St Edward's (Away)
10/10/2017

This was a very encouraging team performance. The girls entered this match on the back of a 7-0 win during the previous week. Confidence was high and Mr Wright focused the minds of the team by... Read more

Strong Opening to Girls' Hockey Season
10/10/2017

During only the second full week of term Airthrie's Girls' Hockey team played in a very successful match against Cheltenham College B/C. This was only the second time that this fixture had been... Read more

Cross Country Race 1
10/10/2017

The first Cross Country race of the season took place at Newlands Park, Southam Lane last week and the turnout by all schools was exceptional. This was my first experience representing Airthrie... Read more

Dallington Forest - 4 October 2017
10/10/2017

At our meeting last week we discussed earning leaf points for our Forest with kind actions in mind. Something for all of us to think about in our daily lives. We also mentioned some rather... Read more

Kielder Forest - 4 October 2017
10/10/2017

The Kielder children enjoyed working in 4 teams to complete a nature picture quiz which included leaf, flower, mini-beast and bird identification. There were some puzzled faces and rather... Read more

Thetford Forest News - 4 October 2017
05/10/2017

Four Forest groups, led by our Pine Leaders - Rudy, Poppy, Lila-Mae and Sophie, began thinking about ideas for a Thetford acrostic which is to be developed further in future meetings. Already... Read more

Wentwood Forest - 4 October 2017
05/10/2017

Yesterday, Wentwood Forest started off the morning with a fun, current affairs quiz for children. They worked in cross-age teams and it was very satisfying to see the support they gave each... Read more

Innsworth Station Freshers' Fair
03/10/2017

Mrs Sara Jackson (Headteacher) and Mrs Sarah Harrison (Registrar) at the Innsworth Station Freshers' Fair, held at Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (HQ ARRC) Officers’ Mess in September. The fair... Read more

Reaching Across the Generations in Year 3
03/10/2017

As part of our Year 3 pupils' PSHE Topic work, the children have written some wonderfully touching letters to elderly patients suffering with dementia at Cheltenham General Hospital. We hope... Read more

Celebration Assembly - 3 October 2017
03/10/2017

Pupils awarded their Year 6 Tie Licence - Poppy, Enzo, Sienna, Sachi, Harry. Alexander - Star of the Week. Olivia - Wonderful drawings and book making. Skye - Diary and booklet following a Vet visit.... Read more

Harvest Festival - James Hopkins Trust
03/10/2017

Recently, we held our Harvest Festival at Airthrie School and we would like to thank you, parents and children, for your contributions towards a collection for the James Hopkins Trust. ... Read more

Toby's Maize
03/10/2017

We are very impressed that Toby managed to bring in a very tall maize plant from his farm to show the other children in Willow. He proudly explained how his family harvest the crop and then feed... Read more

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