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.

Year 3 Beach Trip On 29th September Year 3 enjoyed a wonderful day out to the British coastland. First we stopped off at Margate to explore the mysterious shell grotto; what an amazing experience! The children loved the intrigue of hypothesising how and why it was built. After buying some wonderful trinkets in the grotto shop, we then went to Whitstable. Here, the children collected rocks and seashells for use […]

On Friday 30th September the year 6 netball team had a tough first match arranged against Blackheath High, who have been playing for a few consecutive years now. The game was a very exciting battle with both Pointers and Blackheath showing great energy and enthusiasm throughout. Blackheath were leading 2-1 with one quarter left, but Pointers showed great character and belief to eventually come out on top winning 3-2. On […]

Last Sunday 18th September was the first competition for the Kent Grand Prix (first Chess event of the academic year 2016/2017). Pointers had a very inexperienced but promising team. Four boys from Pointers school took part in the event: Stakhey & Evan in the Under 10 section and Max & David in the Under 8 section. Stakhey came 2nd in the Under 10 section, and Max came 2nd in the Under 8 section. As a […]

Dear Parents I am aware that some of you are having difficulties in obtaining the various items of school uniform from John Lewis.  I am reliably informed by John Lewis that these issues will be resolved as soon as their suppliers realise the consistent and high demand of our school.  For example, summer dresses for girls, I understand will not be available until January 2017.  Our own second hand uniform […]

The school has been celebrating a record breaking set of results in recent entrance exams for the Year 6 students. An amazing 25 scholarships were offered to the 34 pupils aged 10-11. Some achieved multiple awards in what has been heralded as an unprecedented level of success for the school. The children will be taking up a variety of offers for September with one pupil winning a drama scholarship and […]

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 […]