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20 Mar 2012 07:04pm

What wonderful weather to start spring! We hope everyone had a good time. Here are some memories of the after-show party from 3pm onwards. Please check class blogs for photos taken during the day.

Congratulations to 'Marg' Fowles for winning the raffle prize of a trip for 2 to Tamworth Snow Dome!

20 Mar 2012 10:34am

Sun, snow and skates: the first group of the day, Class Italy, took to the ice first thing this morning, desperate to show off their skills. Of course, in the interests of Health and Safety, Mrs Nelson, Mrs Clarke and myself had to also make sure that the ice was safe and skate-worthy (in fact the Reception children were remarkable stabilisers for some very shaky teachers who hadn't taken to this ice since they were early teens!). Here's a few early highlights...

19 Mar 2012 07:45pm

At 3.45 this afternoon, a team of men in a lorry descended on to the Blue Coat school site... all in the name of 'Blue Toes'. Check out the candid shots below.

The shelter in the background will be our very own 'skate exchange' stall! We're all very excited and anticipation is building for a fun day. Let's hope the weather holds out! At the very least, we're guaranteed SNOW...

15 Mar 2012 08:00pm

This week's newsletter reveals the 2012 Parent Questionnaire results but for those who haven't seen them then they are captured below.

14 Mar 2012 10:02am

Today our library has a certain degree of comfort and 'Britishness' about it - very fitting for a school that uses the International Primary Curriculum. This is due to a rather splendid set of bean bags that the PTA have bought for the school through their continued and committed fundraising efforts. We think the bags look great. Shortly, they'll be accompanied by some plump, oversized cushions to make this revived part of the school even more welcoming and comfortable for our child readers. 

12 Mar 2012 06:55pm

In the words of many a rapper, today in school we were "droppin' science" [Translation: do something original, unique] thanks to the inspiration of Mr Bailey and his dedicated team of scientists and engineers (headed by Mrs Alliston, Mrs Harper and Mrs Pullin).

09 Mar 2012 03:17pm

On only Monday, the school turns its hands to everything Science and Engineering. Parent helpers have been invited, secondary pupils are being parachuted in for back-up, and trained scientists and engineers will be working with teachers to inspire our children to co-operate, collaborate and create some brilliant inventions.

09 Mar 2012 09:08am

A huge 'thank you' to all parents who took the time to fill out parent questionnaires over the past 2 evenings at consultation meetings. As shown by the photo below, we had a very good response rate! I will collate results and then publish percentages in each category so that you, our parents, can see where popular opinion lies. Already, just from skimming the forms, the feedback has shown that there are some strong themes for us to focus on over the coming days, weeks and months. Watch this space...

01 Mar 2012 08:03pm

Blue Coat will be holding its first Science and Engineering Week on 12th March. Letters home previously have revealed a very hands-on week packed full of fun whilst affording children the opportunity to create something that they can make and take home. Our team of experts have been working round the clock to make the week special and evoke a sense of 'awe and wonder' in our pupils when it comes to Science & Engineering.

01 Mar 2012 09:33am

On World Book Day it only seems relevant to show you how one of the most important areas of the school has seen a remarkable restoration. The school library has been a tired part of the school for some time, squeezed in next to the ICT suite. Staff felt strongly that the area did not inspire children to want to spend time in there to read, research and explore some of the fantastic books on offer. Something had to be done by someone...

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from Mr Ryan

#veryproud of our Year 6 2018 - they achieved some of the best SATs results in the county

17 Dec 18 at 11:15am