The Pointer School is a thriving co-educational school for boys and girls aged 3-11 with an outstanding reputation for delivering a traditional yet exciting education within a Christian framework. In October 2014 the Independent Schools Inspectorate found Pointers to be ‘Excellent’ in all areas.

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 […]

Our Sayers Croft trip this year was blessed with brilliant weather most of the time and we all took advantage of the opportunity to be in the countryside!  The activities were exciting and you can view the children taking part in many of them in our video.  It was an amazing opportunity for them to experience team-building and problem-solving activities that were based on the great outdoors: in the woodlands, […]

Congratulations to Class 4H who took part in a Sumdog ipad maths quiz competition over the holiday. Over 3,300 classes across the UK participated in the week-long competition. The aim was to accurately answer as many questions as possible.   4H children played on their ipads at school and at home – some even dedicating hours to getting high scores. They did an exceptional job and came in 6th place overall! […]

John Lewis are providing a uniform fitting service on Saturday 15 July, this is done by appointment only.  It is an opportunity for your child to be measured and for the uniform to be ordered ready for September.  Full details from John Lewis: “At John Lewis, we know school uniform inside out. Come along to our dedicated school uniform shopping event, arranged exclusively for The Pointers School. Our expert partners […]