For the last half term, Woodpeckers class have been busy learning the rules and tactics of Dodgeball and on Thursday 8th March, some of the children took part in a Dodgeball Festival. Mr Bassett and Mrs Clark accompanied the children to Inspire, Ipswich where they (the children!) were given the chance to play several matches […]
With green-ness returning to the county, it is easy to forget how white everywhere was last week. Although it was very cold, some of the children managed to enjoy some snowy fun on the school field. All wrapped up in coats, hats, scarves and gloves, some snowmen were built and snowballs thrown.
Tuesday 20th February saw 9 Swans represent our school in the Small Schools Basketball Festival at Inspire Suffolk. All the children played well and showed great skill and teamwork. Well done!
On Friday 9th February, the PTA organised a Valentine disco. Over 70 children were entertained by the DJ, who kept the children busy with dancing games. There were also ‘quieter’ activities which included decorating heart-shaped biscuits. Thank you to the PTA who organised the disco and supervised the activities and the parents and children who […]
In school, we are always talking about how to stay safe on-line. However, we believe, from time to time, it is important to come together to discuss this in more detail. Internet Safety Day was on Tuesday 6th February and this week, all the children came together for an internet safety assembly before participating in […]
On Monday 5th February, 8 children participated in a swimming gala at Hadleigh Pool; they were involved in a number of races including a relay medley and a front crawl medley. After all the races had finished and the times calculated, we were very pleased with our result – 6th out of 13 schools. Excellent swimming […]
On Monday 29th January, Mrs Marshall, Mrs Bilner and Mrs Martin accompanied 20 children to the O2 in London where they joined approximately 7,700 other children to take part in the Young Voices choir. After practising for many months in school and an afternoon of rehearsals at the O2, they performed their songs to a […]
On Thursday afternoon and evening, the children took to the stage to entertain visitors with their acting, singing and dancing in a whole school performance of ‘A Midwife Crisis’. Well done everyone and thank you to all those involved in planning and preparing for the show.
Saturday evening saw the 4th annual firework event at the school. The grounds were busy with people enjoying burgers, hog roast, mulled wine and other delicious items before watching the spectacular firework display and lighting of the bonfire. All the many months of hard work and preparation had paid off with many people commenting on […]
Mr Bassett and Mrs Bilner took some of our Year 2 boys to a football competition held at Inspire in Ipswich. The 5 a side tournament was attended by approximately 20 other primary schools. The boys played 10 matches; won one, lost one and drew six. They played really well, showed great skills and team […]
On Tuesday, Mr Leroux taught the children some skills, rules and tactics associated with volleyball. They learnt new vocabulary such as ‘dig’, ‘set, ‘serve’, ‘smash’ and block. They used balloons to practise passing and catching in small groups before playing some matches against each other. Well done children and thank you Mr Leroux.
On Monday and Tuesday, 12 of our Year 5 children took part in Bikeability training sessions. They learnt (amongst other things) how to check their own bikes to ensure they were road-worthy, how to start and stop safely as well as perform some manoeuvres on the road. All the children concentrated and listened really well […]