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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, […]

Five days of high-octane, adventurous activities were the recipe for the Year 6 pupils this summer term. The Kingswood activity centre on the Isle of Wight was our base where the students careered down a zipwire, body-boarded in the English Channel, made rafts, learnt about outdoor survival, problem-solved, tried Archery and Fencing and entertained themselves dancing to Ed Sheeran. The 22 pupils loved each minute of it: “my best residential […]

This year, Years 5s took a magical trip up to the heart to the Peak District, Hartington! There they spent 4 days and 3 nights exploring the beautiful countryside. Day one saw the children visit Warwick Castle and attend a swords and shields workshop where they learnt about heraldry and more about the York and Tudor dynasties that shaped our country’s epic history. We attended a bow and arrow show […]

To celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day the children at Pointers took to the playgrounds to learn in the great outdoors! Activities ranged from phonics games and puppet shows outside, to reading time in the sunshine!  

On Saturday the Pointers Chess Team (PCT) competed in the ESPCA tournament in Bristol. This year we put forward an U11 team and they performed at the top of their skills competing against 36 of the best teams in the England. Pointer’s successfully took 3rd Place with 18 points. Westminster took 2nd Place with 19 1/2 and Haberdasher’s Aske taking 1st with 21 points. The PCT in Bristol consisted of […]