On Friday, 8 children from Swans and Owls class travelled to St Jo’s College in Ipswich to compete in the U11 Table Tennis Tournament. The children played against Beaumont, Morland, St Pancras, Brittania, St Jo’s College and Holbrook Primary. All of the children enjoyed the experience, picking up a few wins along the way. A […]
On Thursday, it was the girls’ turn to compete at the U11 Football Tournament at Whitton Sports Centre. They had a great time, gaining confidence after every match and playing some excellent counter-attacking football. Unfortunately we didn’t manage to score, but we did brilliantly in keeping 4 clean sheets due to a combination of solid […]
On Thursday, 14 children from Owls and Swans class made the trip to Whitton Sports Centre to participate in the annual U11 Football Tournament. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience, battling hard in each game, showing a great attitude, sportsmanship and encouraging each other – all qualities we value in sport at SSMP. The boys […]
On Friday, a selection of computing enthusiasts from the Swans class spent the day working with Chris Calver from Rapid Electronics Ltd, who is a Vex Robotics Expert. The children worked together building, coding and practising manoeuvring their robots to complete this year’s Vex IQ Challenge – Next Level. The challenge involves designing, building and […]
Our Ancient Egyptian topic involved learning about the mummification process. We used toilet rolls to practise mummifying different members of the Owls Class. We also learnt about pyramids and built our own using Minecraft.
Last week in science, the children were learning about light; about different light sources and reflection. On Friday, we were very lucky that Mr Clark was able to visit and allowed us to experiment with different lighting equipment. This included a ‘mirror ball’, lights and different coloured filters.
On Thursday the Owls made the short trip to Colchester to visit the Castle. The children have been learning about the Romans for the past two weeks in class and greatly enjoyed their visit. We had the opportunity to try on different Roman costumes, build a Roundhouse and creep around the gloomy dungeons. The trip finished […]