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13 Nov 2019 10:07am

IMG 6498INSET days at Blue Coat are usually an exhausting affair for the teaching staff. Their brains hurt as they deepen their understanding of how we can work to prepare our children for their futures. Recent INSET days involved a slightly different form of exhaustion...

27 Jun 2019 01:36pm

DSC01675A team of children from Key Stage 2 represented Blue Coat at the annual district sports events held over the past couple of weeks.

At both the field event competition at North Nibley and the delayed track event at KLB, we were represented brilliantly by our children, with a great level of success in both. 

27 Jun 2019 10:53am

WheelbarrowBasking in the sunshine at the Berkeley Show last weekend, members of the Ignite Club wowed the judges in their Jurassic-themed wheelbarrow competition. 

Weeks of preparation paid off as Ignite Club receive recognition for their imaginative and ‘future ready’ wheelbarrow with a well-deserved 2nd place out of 12 competing schools.

13 Jun 2019 08:42am

young writers

In the spring term, many of Blue Coat's aspirational authors submitted their entries to a nationwide short-story competition.These 100-word spooky sagas both thrilled and terrified in equal measure!

Despite the testing word limit, the children crafted their mini sagas skillfully, ensuring that they thought carefully about the purpose of their writing as well as their audience. 

24 May 2019 03:46pm

IMG 1067The whole school had a fantastic time celebrating Outdoor Classroom Day 2019. Every class had at least one lesson or activity outside, as well as our award winning lunchtime OPAL play and a wonderful outdoor worship with the Open the Book team.

23 May 2019 02:28pm

qklogoTwo teams of Year 3 and 4 children took part in a Quad Kids competition hosted by KLB on Wednesday 22nd May. 

The children showed great team spirit and were fantastic representatives of Blue Coat because not only did they try their hardest, but they showed great sportsmanship towards all the children from the different schools, cheering them on and encouraging them at every opportunity.

23 May 2019 08:50am

christian aidLast week a giant bronze and silver worm was spotted on the Blue Coat
playground. Don't panic though - it was no child-eating beast!

Indeed, instead of being something which would cause people to scatter in all directions, it was something which brought our school community together.

10 May 2019 12:35pm

A sponsored run organised by Blue Coat pupils has raised £592.00 for Water Aid.

Three of our Year 6 girls were inspired to raise money when they noticed water being wasted. Anya P., who had the original idea, said, "My brother was wasting water at home which made me think about people in other countries who don't have the clean water we have".

10 May 2019 12:15pm

ArcheryYesterday, a small group of elite Blue Coat archers competed in the Level 2 Primary School Games event at KLB.

As a school, we try to ensure that we compete in a wide range of sports, catering to a wide range of children - those who regularly compete in sport through to those who don't get the opportunity to.

03 May 2019 03:05pm

IMG 1027Following on from the visit of our local MP, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown earlier this month, a highly-anticipated visit to the 'Mother of Parliaments' last week saw over 90 children from years 5 and 6 seeing democracy in action. 

After a long coach journey, we passed through security and were immediately inside the Gothic syle building and right into the heart of the action...

Head's Tweet

from Mr Ryan

Please remember Hats (50p donation and £1 stalls) this Thursday for Children In Need. Chocolate Tombola is also on Friday this week...

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