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Interview with our new librarian: Miss Pauline

Miss Pauline started her job at Blue Coat as the new librarian at the start of the academic year. Year 12 student Ciara sat and talked to her about the changes coming to the library, and what the best bit of being the Blue Coat librarian is.

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Interview with our new Design Technology teacher: Miss Aldred

This latest academic year has seen the addition of Miss Aldred to the Blue Coat School community as our new Design Technology teacher. Year 12 student, Joseph, met with Miss Aldred to find out more about her past and time at the school so far, with a special fashion-related twist.

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Founder's Week Form Quiz Competition

To celebrate the arrival of Founder's Week, the Squirrel Blog is hosting an inter-form competition focused on answering questions about the history of the school in order to win a secret confectionery prize.

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Experiencing Berlin's History

During February half term, Mr Pearson organised a trip to Berlin for History students in Years 10 and 11, primarily focusing on Nazi Germany and the Cold War. Below is an account by Laura, Year 10, about her perspective of the trip.

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Year 7's Trip to York

In November, Year 7 students had the opportunity to experience an educational and beneficial trip to the city of York. Below is an account by Olivia and Charlotte, of Year 7, detailing their experiences of the trip.

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Interview with our new History and Government & Politics teacher: Mrs Heery

At the start of this academic year, we welcomed Mrs Heery to the Blue Coat community as she started her position as a History and Government & Politics teacher at the school. As part of our series of interviews with new members of staff, Year 12 student, Joseph, sat down with Mrs Heery to interview her, with the discussion taking on an apt theme relating to American politics.

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