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.

Please note Autumn 2013 term date has changed. 9th September (Whole School starts back – Nursery & Reception are morning only) – 13th December Half Term (unchanged) 21 October – 1 November

On Monday 26th November, Year 5 had an Ancient Greek Day! They created short plays based on Greek myths, had a Greek feast (we especially loved the houmous!), played games about the ancient Greeks and made Greek vases. It was a fun day!

On Friday 9th November, Year 4 travelled to the Design Museum by train to view one of their current exhibitions. ‘Designed to Win’ was a fascinating exhibition where the children were able to see the ways in which design and sport are combined. After the excitement of London 2012, it was a fantastic opportunity to see all the amazing technology that went into achieving the victories and top records. We […]

As part of their DT topic, Year 5 have been learning about the processes involved with making biscuits. Julie, our cook, talked the children through measuring ingredients, health and safety of the kitchen and the utensils and equipment involved. The children then learnt how to measure ingredients, make the biscuits, and of course, they got to taste their creations at lunchtime!

On 15th October Year two went to the Tower of London.  We travelled on the Thames Clipper from Greenwich pier.  We had two sessions booked with an actor dressed as a knight, who taught us everything we needed to know about being a knight, from being a page to being a squire, to being dubbed “Sir” by Lady Eleanor.  We learnt all about King Edward, who used to carry his […]

In October, Years 4 and 5 had a creative workshop from the Night Zookeeper. We were involved in all sorts of exciting activities involving ICT, English, PE and Art. We had a video chat with the Night Zookeeper who took us deep into his magical zoo. We did animal aerobics to understand how the amazing creatures in the zoo move and sound. We worked with a variety of artistic media […]