On Friday 12th October, the year 6’s of Swans class ventured out to East Bergholt High School to help solve the mystery of the disappearing watch! The children had to whittle down the suspects by trying their hands at DNA extraction using pineapple juice; blood sampling, where they had to discover who shared the same […]
On Friday, the PTA hosted a coffee morning and cake sale in aid of the McMillan Cancer Charity. Thank you to all those who attended, donated and bought cakes and coffee. The first count is that we made at least £100.00. Thank you very much for your generosity!
This week in maths, Swans class were shocked to learn of a ‘murder’ that had taken place in our class. The children had 45 minutes to solve the mystery using their rounding and problem solving skills. They did a brilliant job and solved the case within the time limit! Fantastic work Detectives!
In Art club, the children have been learning about different artists and their style of work. The first week we looked at Bansky and created some graffiti art using stencils (Banksy’s preferred methods) and the second week we looked at Kandinsky and his abstract art work. The children looked in particular to Kandinsky’s circles work […]
Wednesday 18th July saw the Key Stage 2 performance of Aladdin Trouble. Amazing acting, singing, dancing and narrating was thoroughly enjoyed by the audiences. We certainly have talented children at Stratford St Mary! A big thank you to all those that helped put on this fantastic performance.
What an amazing day Years 2-6 had in London. Sightseeing on the coach, a trip to the Imperial War Museum for some, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms for others (and a look at Horse Guards Parade – as well as watching them change the guards) before meeting up at St James Park for […]
Tuesday 10th July saw the Raising the Bar awards at Trinity Park. Our school had been shortlisted in the ‘Education Setting of the Year’ category. Whilst we didn’t win the category, we are all immensely proud of being shortlisted and are extremely proud of the achievements of the school. Our achievements are only possible through […]
On Tuesday 10th July, the children gathered on the field to watch the RAF100 fly past. The children waved flags as the planes passed overhead. The Red Arrows left a trail of red, white and blue and another planes tilted its wings and flashed its light! It certainly was a spectacular sight.
Friday 6th July, saw our annual Sports Day event. In glorious sunshine, the children competed in a variety of activities – standing long jump, chest throw, sprint, relay and fun run – gaining valuable points for their house groups. There was a fantastic atmosphere, with supportive cheering and healthy competition. Mrs Marshall’s Green Otters were […]
Three of the Swans class recently visited East Bergholt High School to take part in a book event. Before the event, our school and other local primary schools received a book (a different one for each school). Each school had to present their book to the others before deciding on the overall favourite. Thank you […]