Children from Key Stage Two have been enjoying Art Club with Miss Jones and Mrs Kite. The children have been recreating their own version of Monet’s painting of the water lily pond and bridge. The children used their fingertips to mix and paint their masterpiece.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The JRSOs encouraged the children to take part in Bike to School Week which was held from 13th – 17th June 2016. Despite the weather lots of children took the challenge and came to school on their bike or scooter. The JRSO’s also held a competition to design the bike for the future. Lots of […]
This week the children have taken part in ‘My Money Week’ which is a national activity week for primary and secondary schools across the UK. The aim of the week was to increase the quality and quantity of financial education for all young children across the UK. The children have enjoyed a range of money activities […]
Children from the Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones and Mrs Kite for Art and Craft Club. The children produced their own designs of Kandinsky’s painting of circles. The children used felt tips, wax crayons and paints to create the circles. The children had lots of fun and produced lovely artwork.
The Kingfisher Class were very excited to be picking out their potatoes that they had planted weeks ago. They searched the soil picking out the potatoes. When they had found them all they counted how many they had. Some pots had over 100 potatoes. Great counting by Kingfishers! After counting them they then weighed them and with their […]
Today the Kingfisher children took part in an ‘Animal Challenge Afternoon’ with a family member. The children and adults worked together planning what animal they would make from the rainforest or jungle. They made their animals from recycled materials. There was lots of cutting, sticking and painting. When they had finished creating their animals they wrote an evaluation. The […]
The children and staff were allowed to wear their favourite footwear to school, as they participated in ‘Favourite Footwear Day’ part of ‘Walk to School Week’.The children and staff wore lots of different footwear including slippers, trainers, shoes and boots. The children were asked to donate £1 in return for wearing their favourite shoes. We raised over £50 which will […]
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 […]