Last week was National Story-Telling Week. Throughout the week, the children heard lots of favourite stories and on Wednesday afternoon, joined their fellow house members to share books. Lots of the older children read to the younger ones and some even got the chance to watch Michael Rosen telling his own rendition of Chocolate Cake!
Following on from our Christingle Service in December, some of our children collected money for ‘The Children’s Society’. One of the girls sold some of her own toys to raise money – well done and thank you for your generosity.
It was the turn of the Owls to share their work with the Parents at Friday’s assembly. They showed some photos and explained what they had been doing in gymnastics, shared some amazing writing and showed some work which they were particularly proud of. However, the highlight of the assembly, had to be ‘Science in […]
The School Council presented to the ‘Parent Forum’ meeting the new ideas for dealing with behaviour in the school. They had already gathered ideas from all the classes on what behaviour charts the children would like to be seen in school, together with a clear rewards and consequences system. In their School Council meeting they […]
Oh yes we did!! On Thursday we visited the New Wolsey theatre to watch a performance of the ‘Sword in the Stone’ pantomime. This Rock n Roll show was a big hit with the adults and children. Mr Bassett was called onto the stage to help the Pantomime Dame – he did a great job! […]
Stratford St Mary hosted a football tournament which was run by Premier Sport. As well as 2 teams from Stratford St Mary, three other local primary schools brought a team who battled it out against each other in a series of matches. Capel St Mary were the eventual winners (on goal difference), but we were extremely […]
All the children in the school took part in the School Nativity – Straw and Order. The play was a great success and attended by over 250 people. The children had been working hard in preparation for the performance and a huge thanks to all the staff who ensured the performances went smoothly.
The PTA had organised six weeks of Christmas Crafts, which included a visit to Hall Farm to see Father Christmas, making cards, snowmen place mats, Christmas Tree decorations and candles. The ‘Messy Church’ also ran a session making lots of different Christmas Crafts. The session finale saw the children decorating their own chocolate logs which included […]
On Friday, all the children went into their ‘Houses’ to create Christingle oranges, with the older ones helping the younger ones put sweets and raisins on cocktail sticks and sticking red tape around the middle. After lunch, the children carried their oranges, which included a glowstick, down to the church. Rev. Rosalind conducted a service, which the parents joined us […]
When Swans class were walking back to school after singing to the community, eagle-eyed Archie spotted a little creature on the path. After realising that she was too small to be out alone, Mrs Bilner brought the little hedgehog into the school and kept her warm. All the children had the opportunity of seeing ‘Silver’ […]
Mrs Bilner & Mrs Marshall took Swans Class to the Parish Rooms to sing carols to the community. They sang numerous carols both traditional and new ones to the community who were enjoying their Christmas lunch.
This year, we are collecting gifts for the Salvation Army. Donations can include new items for men, women or children; suggestions are chocolates, ‘smellies’, socks, gloves, new toys and books, colouring books and pencils; your donations can be brought into school either unwrapped or wrapped (if wrapped, please add a little note to say what is inside!). We […]