The children, parents and staff joined together to participate in ‘Walk to School Week’. The JRSO’s organised the event asking for children and parents to try and walk to school and to make Strickmere a car free zone for the week. Everyday this week staff have been providing a ‘walking bus’ from both ends of Strickmere. The […]
The Kingfisher and Woodpecker Classes went to Tropical Wings Zoo. The children and adults enjoyed looking at different animals like lemurs, wallabies, meerkats, monkeys and birds. The children were able to walk around the tropical butterfly house and had butterflies landing on them, it was very, very hot in there. The Kingfisher Class listened to a talk […]
Kingfishers class were proud to present their work to parents and the rest of the school at their assembly today. They showed the rainforest animals that they had painted and snakes that they had cut out themselves. A performance of the original poem they had created called ‘Walking through the Rainforest’ was well received! The […]
Kingfisher children have been very busy planting potatoes, peas and cress. They have been caring for their seeds and are enjoying watching them grow. The children have been observing the changes to their cress seeds and have been recording the measurements in their own cress diary. The children cannot wait to try their cress.
The rainforest appeared in the Kingfishers role play area over the Easter holidays, with flashing lights and rainforest noises. The children have had a fantastic time exploring it. The children have enjoyed being explorers looking for the animals hiding in the trees, ticking off the animals they had found on a checklist. They have also enjoyed […]
The JRSO’s felt the need to run a scooter ability club as many children bring their scooters to school and need some reminders of how to travel safely. The weather was fine this Friday so Scooter Ability Club took place. Children from Kingfisher and Woodpecker class took part. The JRSO’s did a quick safety check […]
This term children from the Kingfisher and Woodpecker Class have had the opportunity to attend the Multi sports after school club which is being run by Premier Sports. The children are trying different sports, working together and learning new skills. The children are really enjoying the sessions.
The children in Kingfisher Class hosted the assembly this week and told the parents and the rest of the school what they had learnt about Spring. The children shared their work, which included checklists of items found in spring, sentences about what they see in spring, ‘what am I’ poems of spring items, measuring daffodils with rulers, paintings […]
Kingfisher Class took a walk to Stratford St Mary church and were greeted by Reverend Rosalind. The trip to the church linked to this terms topic of cultural celebrations and the children are learning about the church and what it is used for. Reverend Rosalind provided the children with a quiz, they had to look at the […]
The children enjoyed another Forest School session. They recapped over the rules and learnt some extra rules as they were going to have a fire. The children got actively involved collecting sticks for the fire. Leanne told the children how to make a fire and the children listened and watched carefully. During the session the […]
The Kingfisher Class visited Hall Farm today looking for signs of Spring. The children followed the farm trail and they saw daffodils, buds on trees, lambs and calves. The children were allowed to feed the baby lambs using a bottle of milk; they really enjoyed doing this and the lambs were very hungry. The children also visited the café […]
Today the children and staff celebrated World Book Day by coming to school dressed as their favourite book character. The day started with a parade in the playground, looking at the different costumes and characters. The children then took part in different activities in their house groups. Miss Jones provided an activity based on Maths […]