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.

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!

The school has resolved the issues with our previous uniform supplier and our new school uniform shop is now open. Our new supplier is Stevensons , a family run, specialist uniform and sportswear provider who currently work with over 500 schools. Going forward there will be four ways to purchase school uniform: Online Shop anytime using our new online shop at uniform.pointers-school.co.uk , with low-cost postage and packing and FREE returns. When […]

Year 2 finished our topic on explorers, Pole to Pole, by visiting the Maritime Museum. We played games on the Great Map, explored artefacts from around the world, compared Polar explorers’ outfits, and looked at portraits and models of Captain Cook and his ship, The Endeavour.  

We were very lucky to have  Embrace Psychology  in to lead our latest parent workshop. Demand was so high that we had to have two events! Dr Georgina Batten and Dr Tinisha Kennedy did an excellent interactive presentation that enabled our parents to enhance their knowledge and confidence in supporting their child to feel calmer, happier and become more resilient. The workshop covered: • What causes anxiety and keeps it going • How […]

The Pointer School competed in the Zonal Qualifying competition for the English Primary Schools Championships at Eltham College on Saturday 2nd February. For the first time we were pleased to be able to enter an U11 and U9 team. Both teams were successful in qualifying for the next stage which will be either a one-day event in Bristol or a two-day event at Camber Sands in May. The U-11 Team […]