Back to play - autumn term 2

DSC00219Welcome back everybody! We've been enjoying the late sunshine and the beautiful autumn leaves on our playgrounds. Temperatures are forecast to drop this week, so don't forget to bring a coat to school. The grass on the field is damp and dewy so wellies will be required to access this area most days. If you don't have wellies in school, you can bring them at any time to add them to the welly sheds. Mrs Murray has some spare pairs - just ask if you'd like to see if there's a pair that fits.

Beach Babies sessions autumn term 2

Play in sandThe Play Beach at Blue Coat school field is open for special outdoor play sessions for children under 5 and their parents / carers. Adult supervision is essential. Local parents, grandparents and childminders are all welcome. Buckets and spades are provided. School toilets are accessible for children. Please dress for the weather! The sessions will still run on wet days.

Tuesday afternoons                     Wednesday mornings

2.45 - 3.15pm                                  8.55 - 9.45am

8th November                                    16th November

22nd November                                  30th November

6th December                                     14th December

Play Beach ‘Beach Babies’ sessions are free of charge. No booking is required. Parental / adult supervision is essential. Please help keep the school site clean and tidy. No smoking, no dogs on the school site.

Any enquiries, please contact Mrs Murray via the Blue Coat school office.

The Play Beach was supported by Tesco’s Bags of Help, Big Lottery’s Awards for All and Magnox’s Socioeconomic fund.

LOL! Magic moments

Joe webThis new slideshow is a showcase of smiles; magic moments of happiness, silliness and friendship captured in Blue Coat's play spaces. Whether it's the joy of rolling down a grassy bank, the delight in sharing a wobbly platform with a classmate, or the pleasure and giggles created by bursting into loud, spontaneous song in the gazebo, moments of fun and friendship FEEL GOOD!

Play Hub - we need your votes

1 Lead image hammocksBlue Coat PTA, working with the school, have got through to a public voting stage in the Aviva Community Fund.

Our project proposal (£5 - £10k Supporting Young People category) is to develop an Outdoor Adventure Play Hub.

There are three key elements of this idea:

Learning Outside the Classroom - vote now!

Rachel Murray portrait Blue Coat schoolBlue Coat's Play Coordinator Mrs Murray has been shortlisted for a Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC) award. The Awards for Outstanding Contribution to LOtC recognise individuals and teams of people who are committed to ensuring that young people have inspiring experiences outside the classroom. Mrs Murray is shortlisted for the 'Inspiring Educator' award.

Voting is open now, and takes just 2 clicks. Please vote to show your support! Many thanks.
Click HERE to vote

Head's Tweet

from Mr Ryan

We observed Remembrance in school worship yesterday, following on from Class Taibei's brilliant, thought provoking worship last Friday.

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