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.

Each academic year children are encouraged to apply to become a digital leader for their class. Interviews are held and two children per class are chosen. Each week the group meets to discuss how IT is being used in the school and report back on any issues or concerns they have picked up. If cross curricular links are made in lessons other than IT and are encouraged to talk about […]

The Pointer School transformed into a place of curious characters and creatures on World Book Day. Both sites had a parade where the pupils displayed their wonderful costumes of characters from tales old and new. Classes celebrated the day by doing all sorts of creative literary activities. As Roald Dahl would say, the day was simply “gloriumptious and whoospy whiffling”!

As part of our celebration of World Book Day, the award winning author, Helen Dennis, visited the school and delivered workshops to years 3-6. The children were captivated by her lively and interactive presentation and were inspired by her book series and passion for writing. The pupils left with signed copies of her books as well as plenty of enthusiasm for writing their own adventure stories.

Congratulations to Mark & Tania Hodges, Caroline & Simon Frankau and Tara & Zachary Veitch, winners of the 2017 school quiz. They narrowly beat a team of Pointers staff into second place with a winning score of 55. Both teams finished the quiz level on points but the winners defeated the teachers in the deciding tie breaker. Thanks to all the staff who helped put the evening together and to […]

Both Early Years and the Main School got to enjoy Pancake Day thanks to the PFG, their frying pans and spatulas! The PFG has been launched by a group of parents from the school to raise funds to enhance the existing playgrounds.  Pancake Day was their first fund-raising event which went very well. Thanks to all the parents for their support.

On Wednesday 1st February, the Reception classes were visited by Captain Greenwood and two cadets from Colfe’s School. Both Cadet Lily Chambers  and Corporal Jack Parton went to Pointers when they were in primary school! Captain Greenwood told us about his time in the army and the many different jobs people can do to help us. He showed us fun videos of marching and the Red Arrows! Cadet Chambers and […]