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18 Dec 2015 12:01pm

2015-12-18 12.58.54 pmSchool uniform at Blue Coat today has been hijacked by the seasonal Christmas jumper. Why? In the name of charity. This appeal, in the name of the Text Santa charities (Make a Wish, Macmillan Care, Save the Children), has seen phenomenal support by Blue Coat families throughout the advent season.

15 Dec 2015 08:55pm

DSCN7824This term Blue Coat homed an after-school club where pupils took to making a whole range of weird and wonderful things, all technological in nature. As the school's DT leader, Mrs Johnson has been working hard to organise the club, along with tech-whizz Mrs Alliston, so as to raise the profile of this subject in school.

13 Dec 2015 09:12pm

6cp6pRA9iBlue Coat has a proud cross country history and this season there is the added pressure of attempting to retain the district title. Mrs Arnold, one of the school's P.E. leaders, tracked the progress of our Key Stage 2 pupils as they faced the cold, wet and (of course) mud on the Katherine Lady Berkeley circuit.

11 Dec 2015 09:52am

IMG 8635Last year, our girls' football team narrowly missed out on winning the county championships due to goal difference. This year, under the tutelage of coach Tom Needham once again, the girls were determined to push for more and secure the 'County Champions' title. They did not disappoint...

10 Dec 2015 12:52pm

2015-12-10 12.56.19 pmWe previously reported on the success of Milepost 3's new curriculum learning that resulted in a Christmas pop-up shop being set up and used to raise over £1100 in takings last Saturday - see photos here. This event was newsworthy enough to make The Gazette two weeks running! This week it was Milepost 2's turn to shine, albeit in different curriculum areas.

04 Dec 2015 12:28pm

shopping-trolley-cart-christmas-gifts-white-background-35446735The autumn term this year has seen the inception of Blue Coat's renewed and innovative curriculum -  sharply aimed at preparing our children to be Future Ready.

This has seen our Milepost 1 pupils taking on the role of Christmas Party Planners; Milepost 2 going to art school and setting up a gallery to promote and sell their creations; and Milepost 3 pupils who have set up their own businesses with a view to making some serious profit for charities through a Christmas pop-up shop venture.

27 Nov 2015 12:11pm

cartoon 2005.111Last year, Blue Coat pupils put in a monumental effort over the course of the organised district Cross Country races, scooping winning places in all categories - a feat not achieved for many years, apparently. Mrs Arnold cheered on the teams from the sidelines once again on the opening race of this year's series and our pupils continued to pull out all of the stops, she reports... 

14 Nov 2015 12:59pm

2015-11-14 01.01.27 pmFriday saw Children In Need in full fundraising force at Blue Coat. Our Year 5 and 6 pupils took the initiative to set up stalls for the rest of the school aimed at providing games, activities and delicious foods all for sale to raise monies for the charity.

We will confirm a school total of funds raised on the headteacher's tweet on the home page.

Thank you to everyone for supporting this worthy cause. Enjoy some photo highlights from the morning...

06 Nov 2015 01:09pm

RocketScienceAs a school with a rich outdoor environment, we respect and love wildlife. Equally, we love Science and it is now a weekly timetabled slot for Blue Coat pupils. So it is only fitting that the school try to be involved in something as tantalising as "growing seeds from space" on our school site!

Below is a press release related to one lucky class who will be involved in the 'experiment':

06 Nov 2015 11:23am

football-fiesta-salisburyOur girls' football team have already secured a place in the County Finals next month. The boys were then tasked with trying to do the same thing as they took to the pitches of Katherine Lady Berkeley school, hungry for that photo finish. Mrs Arnold was there, cheering on from the sidelines...

Head's Tweet

from Mr Ryan

Excellent attendance at last night's maths meeting. Thank you, parents. Please keep an eye on the News for supporting documents.

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