Fireworks

The school hosts the annual Stratford St Mary Community Fireworks Display, attracting over one thousand spectators.

Village Life

The community came together for The Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations held at the school and organised by Village Life.

Community Links

The school is an integral part of Stratford St Mary village and the wider community.

St Mary’s church, about half a mile from the school, is regularly visited by the children.  Likewise Reverend Paul from the parish is a regular visitor in school, conducting assemblies and spending time with the children.

Next to the church, is Hall Farm. The children make visits to the farm, to walk around the various trails, see the animals during lambing time and to sing carols to their visitors at Christmas time.

Our school is a ‘Friend of Ipswich Town’, linking the school with one of our local football teams.

Premier Sport are regular visitors to our school, providing specialist coaching, after school clubs and also ‘Enrichment Days’.

On our doorstep, about eight miles from the school is the Suffolk Ski Centre. Here our older children are given the opportunity to learn to ski on the three slopes.

Community News

Walk To School Week

This week, the children and parents have been participating in 'Walk to School Week'. The JRSO's challenged everyone in our school to walk every day during Walk to School Week so we could have a car free zone in Strickmere. Staff provided a 'Walking Bus' from both...

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Owls’ Drowning Prevention Training

On Wednesday 9th May, two lifeguards from Hadleigh pool came to deliver a Drowning Prevention training session to the Owls class. The children were taught what the different flags that you see on the beach meant, and practised spotting dangers in various locations....

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Hall Farm Visit

The children walked sensibly in pairs up to Hall Farm. They followed instructions and stayed in their pairs, walking slowly across the road when told to do so. They arrived at the farm and were met by the farmer who led them around the farm trail. They looked at the...

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Sunflowers

The children in Kingfishers Class were very excited as Miss Jones had entered them in to a competition to grow the tallest sunflower. The competition is being run by Fillpots Garden Centre. The children got busy planting the seeds. The children will be caring for the...

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Crossing The Road

The JRSOs visited Kingfishers Class this afternoon to remind the children how to cross the road safely. The children were reminded to cross the road with their parent/adult. They were reminded to wait for their parent, stand by the kerb, look and listen at all times,...

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