Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cinderella & Rockerfella

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Trips

On Thursday 20th July, children from Swans class performed Cinderella & Rockerfella to packed audiences. An amazing amount of talent was seen; fantastic acting, singing and dancing from all children. Some of the children sang solos and displayed a great amount of confidence and composure. Well done, we were proud of you all. Thank you […]

Year 4 Science Day

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Owls, Science, Trips

On Wednesday 12th July, all the Year 4s, along with those from other schools in our pyramid, attended a special, rocket-themed Science day at East Bergholt High School. Over the day, the children learnt how to build and launch their own water rockets. I’m proud to say that Stratford’s rockets stayed in the air the […]

Latitude!

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Science, Trips

On Friday 14th July, the Owls class visited the Latitude Festival. For the first part of the day we explored the Kids’ Area, where we took part in art and craft activities, painted our faces, handled snakes and had our faces painted. We then split into two groups. Mr Wheals’ group took part in a Science […]

Dinosaur Egg

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Kingfishers

After lunch the children came into the classroom and discovered a note and an egg on the toadstool. The children read the note and discovered it was a dinosaur egg. The note told the children they had to follow the instructions to help the baby dinosaur to grow. With Miss Jones’ support the children followed the instructions. They were very excited […]

Swans Residential Trip to PGL

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Swans, Trips

On Monday 10th July, Mr Bassett and Mrs Bilner accompanied 19 Swans to PGL –  Caythorpe Court in Lincolnshire for their 4 night, 5 day residential trip. After setting off at 9.15am, we stopped at Hinchingbrook Country Park in Huntingdon for our picnic lunch and a run around before carrying on to PGL.  After arriving, […]

Teddy Bears Picnic

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

Children from ABC Pre – School, Kingfishers and Woodpecker Class carried their teddies to the field for a teddy bears picnic. The children had their own box with sandwiches, sausage roll, carrot and cucumber sticks, grapes, bear biscuits and a carton of juice. The children ate their food and really enjoyed and the children all said […]

Robots, Potatoes, Space and Father’s Day

by | 7 Jul 2017 | English, Kingfishers

On Friday the Kingfishers performed their last assembly of the school year. The children were confident to stand up, talk and sing to the audience. The children proudly showed their work and talked about what they had learnt. The children talked about their non fiction books about robots. They told the audience how they grew potatoes. […]

Forest Fun Fire

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Kingfishers

The children were looking forward to their final session of forest fun, which they knew would involve a fire. They made some dough with Miss Jones in the classroom and moulded it into their own shape. The children then got their wellie boots on and followed Miss Jones and Mr Wheals out into the forest […]

Happy Reading

by | 7 Jul 2017 | English, Fundraising

Many thanks for supporting our Book Fair.  We raised £271.10  which gives us £68.44 to spend on free books for our school.  We hope the children are enjoying their new books.

Trees, Forests and Re-cycling

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Environment, Woodpeckers

Friday  was the turn of the Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They talked all about Arts week and showed their finger paintings of seasonal trees and their forest.  The children from construction club showed their tree models that they’d made and shared their advice on recycling. Well done Woodpeckers!

Rocket and Aliens

by | 7 Jul 2017 | English, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers class were very excited to find a rocket in their garden. They secured the area with tape and looked carefully at the evidence around the rocket. The children wrote about what they could see and kept an eye on the rocket for the rest of the day just in case the aliens […]

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