Fairer funding for schools

A campaign group called f40 is fighting for fairer funding for schools. It is widely known that school around the country that are similar are awarded very different budgets and children with the same needs receive very different levels of financial help, depending upon where they go to school. To … Continue reading

Birdlip Cross Country Race

At the third and final cluster races at Birdlip, the following excellent results were achieved: Yr 1/2:Grace (2nd), Lana (5th), Mia (7th); Sam (2nd), Finn (3rd), Alfie (5th), Yr 3/4: Oliver (1st), Tom HH (2nd), Harry G (4th), Yr 5/6: Harry S (3rd), Jim (4th), Otto (6th). Overall in the … Continue reading

Balcarras Maths challenge

7 pupils took part in the Balcarras School maths challenge morning. They had a range of tasks to complete including building 3-d models using marshmallows, investigating Moebius strips, learning about Pi and programming a lego model to travel a specific distance. … Continue reading

Mock Trial

Pupils from Yrs 5 and 6 have once again taken part in the Mock Trial, a competition for schools from throughout the Stroud district, which introduces pupils to the complexities of our legal system. Eastcombe pupils took the roles of the defence team in a case which centred on cyber-bullying. … Continue reading