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08 Sep 2012 11:51am

tn-screen-captureThose of you who haven't seen the website's Hall of Fame, or are lucky to get so much as a muffled grunt when you ask the question "How was school today?", might not know what we're talking about when it comes to Blue Coat's Star Achievers. Let us clarify things...

21 Jun 2012 10:23am

Today, Cam Hopton Primary School kindly invited Blue Coat Pupils to a Year 6 Debate competition centred on the topical issue of 'Is Technology Bad for You?'

As Year 6 enjoy the fruits that Morfa Bay has to offer, we asked for some flexibility when considering whether a selection of our articulate Year 5's could represent the school. Thankfully Leo, Anna and Emily were able to step up to the podium today, rubbing shoulders with some heavyweight Year 6 counterparts who are currently in their 'sunset days' of primary school.

19 Jun 2012 03:27pm

Many parents made their way into school before half-term to peruse the class museums we set up of each decade of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee reign of 60 years. The children researched and created a number of artefacts and artworks in finding out about the decade before presenting their findings to parents and pupils across the school.

18 Jun 2012 07:08pm

Dear Mums and Dads...

18 Jun 2012 09:05am

We're all very proud of the Blue Coat class blogs. The effort and creativity that our children put into posting on them has brought them to life ever since teachers have worked hard to bring them into the fore of homework and literacy, in particular.

So, it made me especially proud to have been contacted by David Smith - a presenter for BBC Gloucestershire Radio. He has been running a feature programme on blogging and looking at their versatility and uses within the Gloucestershire region. Through use of Google search engines he embarked upon the school's website - high praise indeed when considering the number of people who are blogging these days!

18 Jun 2012 08:32am

Last Friday, the hall filled with Olympic teams representing nations from each continent. Why? It was Blue Coat's very own Olympic Opening Ceremony!

Each class presented a short cultural display from their country to give us all a flavour of the participant nations in the Blue Coat Olympics. We had hat dancing to hakas; sports displays to oriental dragons! The atmosphere was electric and it was amazing to see such variety and creativity in how each country had chosen to represent itself before its competitors.

28 May 2012 05:00pm

As some of the Key Stage 1 parents might've heard from their children, and even spotted in the playground last week, we had an artist (Steve Porter) who came in and worked with all of our children from Reception to Year 2. The project? Well, we felt our school hall could do with brightening up a bit and we felt that children from Key Stage 1 and the Early Years would be up for a challenge! As the Queen's Diamond Jubilee is fast approaching we thought it would present a perfect opportunity for our youngest learners to produce a real legacy piece which outlines the 6 decades of the Queen's reign.

21 May 2012 04:01pm

On Saturday, the school gates opened - by none other than Liverpool FC rising star Jamie Stephens(!) - to crowds of supportive parents, pupils and community members. Alas, it was the Blue Coat May Fair. The PTA did a fantastic job of putting on a varied programme of activities that included a number of dance displays, workout classes, singing choirs... as well as a range of stalls that tantalised punters to part with their cash - all in the name of school fundraising!

08 May 2012 01:21pm

Our 2012 May Fair springs into action on Saturday 19th May and we are still in need of parent helpers to make the event work.

If you can spare just 2 hours of your time to help man stalls then the day will be saved! We desperately need willing parents to take a shift from 11am-1pm or 1pm-3pm to assist in this crucial school fundraiser which usually contributes significantly to the school's annual budget.

30 Apr 2012 01:27pm

On Thursday, a selection of our Year 5 and 6 girls had a unique sporting opportunity: to meet a female sports icon! In return, they had to participate in a friendly festival of cricket where they would play against other school teams whilst receiving some focused coaching and support from a number of experts.

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