Mrs Bilner

Ski Club Reaches New Heights

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

Over 20 children took to the slopes for another series of ski lessons. Lots of the children were skiing from the top, some were flying over the ‘moguls’ (bumps), but most importantly all the children learnt new skills and had a fantastic time – and can’t wait for the next set of lessons !

Bikeability Success

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Achievements, Curriculum, Swans

7 children from the Swans class were recently involved in a 2-day Bikeability course. They learnt some basic manoeuvres and also how to ride their bike safely on the road, showed an awareness of potential hazards and also demonstrated a basic understanding of the Highway Code. All children passed their Level 2 award. Well done children!

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Classes, Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Today children and mums (and grandmums) enjoyed a belated Mother’s Day lunch.  Rachel, the cook, prepared a roast chicken dinner followed by sticky toffee pudding and custard.  There were lots of empty plates and very full tummies! It was lovely seeing so many of you join us for this special lunch.

Rats Make an Appearance at Assembly!

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Owls, Parents

It was the turn of Owls class to host the assembly on Friday.  The children shared some poetry work, including Kennings and list poems and they also performed ‘A Dinosaur Rap’. The newest additions namely Fudge & Dusty (the class rats)  made an appearance and the children explained how to care for them.  They also […]

Tractor at Stratford

by | 2 Feb 2016 | Classes, Community, Curriculum, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

We were very lucky to have James Harris visit our school.  He brought along his tractor which seemed very big on our playground.  James explained the type of work his does with his tractor and what crops are planted and harvested; the children also had the opportunity to ask lots of questions and some of them got […]

Safer Internet Day

by | 2 Feb 2016 | Curriculum, Parents

Yesterday the children took part in many activities associated with Safer Internet Day.  Learning new songs, creating posters and discussing ways they can stay safe on line. We consider www.thinkuknow.co.uk website to be a good source if you wanted to discuss this topic further.

Scaling the Heights!

by | 2 Feb 2016 | Curriculum, Owls

Over the past half term, Owls Class have been taking part in some very interesting gymnastics lessons. They have used  different pieces of apparatus and worked in small groups to produce some routines. They have shown they understand the safety rules associated with this type of PE and have produced some amazing work. Well done Owls!

Happy New Year!

by | 2 Feb 2016 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Today we said Gung Hay Fat Choy (Happy New Year in Chinese). After an assembly which told the story of the 12 different animals in the Chinese Calendar, we learnt that 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. All classes spent the day taking part in different activities. These included, Kingfishers Class learnt how to write […]

Story-Telling Week

by | 2 Feb 2016 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

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!

Christingle Kindness

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Achievements, Fundraising, Religious Education

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.

Volcano Magic

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Owls, Parents, Science

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 […]

School Council Presents….

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

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 […]

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