Monthly Archives: October 2017

Poetry Success

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Achievements, English, Swans

Several poems from Key Stage 2 were submitted to the Suffolk Young Poets Competition. One of our Year 5’s was successful in being commended for her poem and attended an awards ceremony and workshop. Well done!  

Table Tennis

by | 10 Oct 2017 | PE, Swans

8 children from the Swans class recently took part in a table tennis tournament.  The 4 boys and 4 girls, competed against other schools at St. Joseph’s College in Ipswich.  Everyone played really well with the girls making the semi-finals. Well done to all involved.  

Swans Visit the Coast

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Geography, Swans, Visits

As part of their geography topic on Coasts, Swans class visited Walton on the Naze. They had a visit to the Naze tower where Michelle our tour guide explained how the building was originally a lighthouse and an important building during World War 2. She explained about coastal erosion around the area and how there is […]

Woodpeckers Share Their Achievements

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Achievements, Parents, Woodpeckers

On Friday 6th October,  the relatives of the children in Woodpecker class came in for a sharing afternoon. The children got to share their work with their parents and read aloud the work they were most proud of for their parents to hear. The children had their books out for parents to look through and explained how […]

Right Angle Hunting!

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Maths, Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers class have been learning about ‘shape’.  They made right angle testers to help them find right angles in 2D shapes. They went on a right angle hunt around the school and had lots of discussion about right angles. Well done Woodpeckers!  You were great right angle detectives!  

Owls’ Deforestation Experiment

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Owls, Science

This half term, the Owls are doing a Science topic on Scientists and Inventors. The first person we looked at was Gerald Durrell and his conservation work in Madagascar. We did an experiment to show why deforestation was having such a devastating effect on Madagascar. We filled three bottles: one with compost and seedlings, one […]

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