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‘Tis the season to be jolly and The Pointer School Children have been spreading Christmas cheer this festive season around Blackheath. Last weekend, the school choir took part in two exciting community events – the St John’s Church ‘Live Nativity’ on Saturday and the Community Carol Service on Sunday. The children sang ‘O Holy Night’ outside Blackheath Standard library at the ‘Live Nativity’, standing alongside a real donkey! Following this, […]

Well done to all the children who won an award in this term’s Medals Assembly!

The Pointer School recently dominated the Kent Chess Grand Prix, holding on to First Place for the Primary School Grand Prix for the third time in a row. Evan and Stakhey led the team with excellent scores with Axel and newcomers Callum, Seb, and Maja all contributing to the team win! Congratulations to the Pointers Chess Team on their continued success.

Equations, symmetry and problem solving were all on the menu for four lucky Pointers pupils this week. The quartet was invited to take part in the annual National Young Mathematician Award. Ethan from Year 4, Malika from Year 5 and the Year 6 pupils: Stratos and Milly were those selected to represent the school. The prestigious tournament,  organised by Explore Learning, pits Primary Schools against each other in a series […]

The Pointer’s Fundraising Group (PFG) was created last year to help create a community for not only Pointer’s children but their parents as well.  The first PFG “parents only” event was the Winter Soiree on Friday 10 November. It was a great night that was enjoyed by all. The school hall was lit by fairy lights and candles and a string quartet provided music for the evening. A lovely selection of […]

This week Year 5 visited Kew Gardens as part of their Geography topic, ‘Rainforests’. They took part in an immersive experience, exploring the complex rainforest habitat, and examining a variety of rainforest plants located in one of Kew’s famous glasshouses! In this session the students worked scientifically by observing, taking measurements and asking questions about rainforest habitats and explored the relationship between the rainforest plants, animals and people. All-in-all it was […]