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This week Year 5 kicked off their Science unit on Space with a trip to the Royal Observatory! While there we attended a workshop entitled Earth, Sun and Moon, where the children learnt about the relationship between our planet and its closest neighbours.  We even learnt about the scale of the universe: did you know that roughly 1 million Earths can fit into the Sun? We were very lucky on […]

On Friday 23rd June, we hosted our annual Sports Day event for 2017. It was a day filled with excitement, nerves, competition and joy! Each year group competed in several events from sprints, sack race, egg and spoon, 3-legged, obstacle, relay and hurdles. All of which provided much entertainment for the large number of parents and family in attendance. As ever, the sprints provided us with some tense races, particularly in […]

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Pointer School yesterday were the winners of the Junior Debating Competition held at Colfe’s School.  20 teams in total took part, including Blackheath Prep and Colfe’s, with Pointers being the highest scoring team in the preliminary rounds.  No other school teams performed so well. The victorious team, under the tutelage of Miss Natalie Bell, had a convincing win over a number of […]

On Sunday 4th June the Pointer’s School won the 2016/17 Kent Chess Grand Prix best overall primary school with an overall score of 370.6 points. The following students competed in the Kent Grand Prix 8: Miranda, David, Max, Mihir, Shreyas, Ethan, Evan, Keanu, Ciaran   In addition to winning the overall Best Primary School title for the 2016/2017 Kent Grand Prix series several students achieved significant individual awards: Shreyas competed […]

On Tuesday 6th June 2017, we held our annual Public Speaking Competition in St John’s Church. There were 10 contestants from Years 3-6; a representative from each class. The topics were chosen by the children, and as usual the quality of each speech was outstanding. Huge congratulations to all those who participated: Eoghan (6J) – Balloons Phoebe (6G) – Nuts Iona (5C) – Fudge Harrison (5K) – Tardigrades Petra (4J) […]

Spirits were high as the Year 4s headed off on their residential trip to PGL last week for an outdoor adventure like no other. The children’s chants of ‘Parents Get Lost’ became louder as we neared closer, and once we arrived at PGL Marchants Hill the excitement was palpable. Then, the heavens opened, and we were drenched with unremitting rain for the next 48 hours (excluding a dry Thursday morning).  However, […]