Classes 2016

On Monday 27th March, we went to the Jewish Museum. We did many activities and even ate some Jewish food. We were so lucky, because someone even read part of the Torah to us!  The Torah is the Jewish holy scriptures, which tells them all about God and their 613 commandments. We learnt about Passover and we even had a small treat to eat; grape juice, doughnuts and some apple […]

Pupils from Year 5 and 6 held an impromptu Easter Concert at Morden College in Blackheath recently. The elderly residents, were treated to a feast of singing, with the songs selected reflecting this important time of year in the Christian calendar. After the singing, the pupils chatting enthusiastically with their hosts while sharing a wonderful afternoon tea. The children were amazed at the stories they heard, with one sprightly resident […]

The Pointer School transformed into a place of curious characters and creatures on World Book Day. Both sites had a parade where the pupils displayed their wonderful costumes of characters from tales old and new. Classes celebrated the day by doing all sorts of creative literary activities. As Roald Dahl would say, the day was simply “gloriumptious and whoospy whiffling”!

As part of our celebration of World Book Day, the award winning author, Helen Dennis, visited the school and delivered workshops to years 3-6. The children were captivated by her lively and interactive presentation and were inspired by her book series and passion for writing. The pupils left with signed copies of her books as well as plenty of enthusiasm for writing their own adventure stories.

Congratulations to Mark & Tania Hodges, Caroline & Simon Frankau and Tara & Zachary Veitch, winners of the 2017 school quiz. They narrowly beat a team of Pointers staff into second place with a winning score of 55. Both teams finished the quiz level on points but the winners defeated the teachers in the deciding tie breaker. Thanks to all the staff who helped put the evening together and to […]

Both Early Years and the Main School got to enjoy Pancake Day thanks to the PFG, their frying pans and spatulas! The PFG has been launched by a group of parents from the school to raise funds to enhance the existing playgrounds.  Pancake Day was their first fund-raising event which went very well. Thanks to all the parents for their support.