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.

On Friday 22nd June, we hosted our annual Sports Day event for 2018. It was a day filled with excitement, nerves, competition and joy! Each year group competed in several events ranging from sprints, sack race, egg and spoon, 3-legged, obstacle, relay and hurdles. All of which provided much entertainment for the large number of parents and family in attendance. As ever, the sprints provided us with some tense races, […]

In May, Year 5 took a magical trip up into the heart of the Peak District, Hartington! 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 and […]

For the second year in a row pupils from The Pointer School chess club have won the first place Best Overall Primary School in the Kent Junior Chess Association’s Kent Grand Prix completion. The KGP is a year-long tournament comprising of eight tournaments spaced out monthly over the academic year. Students who participated this year included chess team captain Evan, Stakhey, Shreyas, Ethan, Max, Maja, Seb, Louka, Gaurav, Florian, Axel and Callum. Congratulations on a […]

Our trip to Sayer’s Croft  was fantastic and we all had a lot of fun! After arriving and making our beds, we had lunch, and our first activities were orienteering and shelter building. The children built efficient shelters which were tested with the arrival of the rain (watering cans) and the interference of bears (teachers in disguise). After not much sleep, we were all ready for an action packed Tuesday. […]

Year 4 had an excellent time at PGL this year! We undertook challenging activities such as raft building, zip wires, trapeze climbing and jumping, orienteering, problem solving and quad biking. Many children improved their team building skills, and  pushed themselves to the limit by trying new experiences and battling fears. It was an awesome opportunity, which all children thoroughly enjoyed!

The children at The Pointer School had the opportunity to celebrate the Royal Wedding with a street party and picnic with lots of delicious treats!