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.

Booking Open for Parent Homework Workshop – Thursday 16th May from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in the Pointer School Hall Most parents agree that they want to bring out the best in their children; they want them to do well at school and be happy. However, at the end of the day parents and children can find that homework can be hell! Parents can end up nagging and chivvying and it […]

Being a parent is one of life’s greatest joys, but it is also one of its biggest challenges. There’s hardly a mum or dad on the face of the earth who, at times, is not overawed by the task of parenting. That’s why Care for the Family created Parentalk.  Over six weeks, The Pointer School and St John’s Blackheath will be running this free parenting course to give parents time to […]

To celebrate Shrove Tuesday, the PFG decided to approach this traditional day rather unconventionally, with Donuts. Both schools participated and we had cake stands in the playground during morning break.  The teachers also enjoyed their sweet treats with their morning cup of tea! Thanks to all for your support.

On Friday, Reception were lucky enough to be invited to an author visit at Ottie & the Bea. John Bond the author and illustrator of the fantastic book Mini Rabbit: Not Lost, read the story to the children and then ran an excellent drawing workshop. The children listened so well and did an amazing job at drawing Mini Rabbit. It was such a great morning! A big thank you to […]

To finish off the unit, What Do Grown Ups Do All Day?, the Reception classes visited four shops on Old Dover Road to find out what the shopkeepers do. Each child had a question to ask the shopkeepers and we found out some fascinating things! Did you know that Brothers Bakery sell 10 different types of croissants?  Or that Julia, the purveyor of playfulness at Ottie & the Bea, used […]

On Wednesday, as part of their unit Once Upon a Time, the Reception classes visited the Discover Centre. They took part in a storytelling workshop based on the books by Judith Kerr. The children got to explore the world of Mog and The Tiger Who Comes to Tea before having a play in the outdoor playground. It was a brilliant trip!