Monthly Archives: July 2016

Healthy Living Week

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, PE, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

Last week our timetable was dedicated to Healthy Living Week; the children were involved in many different activities.  These included our sports day, some Paralympic games, a visit from PC Di and PCSO Denise who talked to the different classes about a variety of things including drug and alcohol awareness & theft, Mr Andrews from Suffolk […]

Money, Money, Money

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday the children were very excited as it was finally the day for the classes to present their products for the ‘Mini Enterprise’ which was launched during Money Week. The children with their teacher set up their stalls with their products and posters ready for the end of school sale. The children were fantastic at encouraging […]

Sports Day Success

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Classes, PE, School Events

Thursday saw Stratford St Mary host sports day.  All the children took part in various events; throwing, jumping, sprinting and a fun run. Children gained points for their house group for how far they threw and jumped and then competed against each other in the sprint, fun run and relay races. Blue Badger house were the […]

Kingfisher Assembly

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfisher Class were very excited to show their work to their parents, family members and the rest of the school in assembly. The children spoke about their work on potatoes. They told everyone how they looked after them and how they harvested them. They also sang a rhyme about potatoes. The children talked about the work […]

JRSOs On Radio Suffolk

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Community, JRSO, School Events

The JRSOs were interviewed by Radio Suffolk, they talked proudly about what they had done to promote road safety within school. The  JRSOs were asked lots of questions which they answered confidently; Mrs Bilner and Miss Jones were also interviewed. The JRSOs then travelled to Endeavour House in Ipswich for the JRSOs Awards Ceremony where they were awarded a silver award […]

Stratford St Mary Gains Gold

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Curriculum, Extracurricular, PE, School Events

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a GOLD mark from The School Games. This is a fantastic recognition for the amount of sport within curriculum and extra-curricular time that we have dedicated to the subject over the last school year. In addition to this, the amount of tournaments entered and our commitment […]

Help from BT

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes, Visitors

Last Thursday, our school had the pleasure of welcoming Mrs Carney and a team from BT.  After enjoying a school lunch, they worked tirelessly in our school grounds for a few hours; chopping trees, weeding, digging and clearing.  The school grounds look much tidier as a result of their work. Thank you BT for spending […]

Owls Debate

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Owls

For the past 3 weeks, Owls class have been working on persuasive writing.  They have been looking at the ‘fors’ and ‘againsts’ of zoos. The class split into 2 groups; one group trying to persuade Mr Bassett why zoos were are good thing and the other group trying to persuade Mr Bassett why zoos were […]

Woodpeckers Class Assembly.

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes

Today was the turn of the Woodpeckers to share their hard work. They shared their knowledge of beat and rhythm and played different beats that they had made up in their groups. Some children shared their alternate endings to the traditional tale of Red Riding Hood which included  Red Riding Hood getting help from the Three […]

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