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Blue Coat Archives come to life!
The school is delighted to have opened its new Archive Room displaying school artefacts dating back to the early days in Colmore Row. The collection includes some original 1910 black and white photos of the first Blue Coat Charity School adjacent to St. Philip's, original girls and boys' tim...
Posted: Thursday, 16 January 2020
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Music-making with Old Scholar
Sanjana (2013 leaver) returned to Blue Coat with classmates from KEHS to run a music workshop for our Year 2 children. The children were able to try out lots of different instruments, learn about rhythm and dynamics and they were also treated to a mini-performance from our visitors.
Posted: Friday, 18 October 2019
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Class of 2018 Old Scholar's Match
Several of our Class of 2018 returned this term to challenge the current Year 5 and Year 6 at hockey on the Astro. Current pupils played extremely well to keep their seniors on their toes and the final result was a draw 6-6. A curry and chips match tea was enjoyed by all in the new pavilion. 
Posted: Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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Fun with numbers thanks to generous gift!
Pupils are trying out a fun way to improve their numeracy skills thanks to a thoughtful legacy from the late Mr Reginald Hodson Farrar to the Maths Department. School has purchased a giant 100-square mat and the children have been challenged by the teachers to find the answers to problems by standin...
Posted: Monday, 26 February 2018
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Old Scholars get into the festive spirit!
On Wednesday 13 December we welcomed back a group of Old Scholars and friends of the School to a Christmas Lunch in the Boardroom. Some former pupils had not been back to visit for over 60 years so it was a real trip down memory lane!

After a delicious lunch from Holdroyd Howe, (who were mult...
Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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BCS Young Musician of the Year 2018
Date 2018-03-08 Time 17:00 Location The Blue Coat School Birmingham Limited Somerset Road Edgbaston Birmingham B17 0HR Cost This event is free of charge. Further information Philip Dukes (76-78, St.Philips) is going to be judging our BCS Young Musician of the Year. We would love to find some fellow ...
Posted: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
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