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 […]
Several poems from Key Stage 2 were submitted to the Suffolk Young Poets Competition. One of our Year 5’s was successful in being commended for her poem and attended an awards ceremony and workshop. Well done!
8 children from the Swans class recently took part in a table tennis tournament. The 4 boys and 4 girls, competed against other schools at St. Joseph’s College in Ipswich. Everyone played really well with the girls making the semi-finals. Well done to all involved.
As part of their geography topic on Coasts, Swans class visited Walton on the Naze. They had a visit to the Naze tower where Michelle our tour guide explained how the building was originally a lighthouse and an important building during World War 2. She explained about coastal erosion around the area and how there is […]
On Thursday 20th July, children from Swans class performed Cinderella & Rockerfella to packed audiences. An amazing amount of talent was seen; fantastic acting, singing and dancing from all children. Some of the children sang solos and displayed a great amount of confidence and composure. Well done, we were proud of you all. Thank you […]
On Monday 10th July, Mr Bassett and Mrs Bilner accompanied 19 Swans to PGL – Caythorpe Court in Lincolnshire for their 4 night, 5 day residential trip. After setting off at 9.15am, we stopped at Hinchingbrook Country Park in Huntingdon for our picnic lunch and a run around before carrying on to PGL. After arriving, […]
Today was a day of finishing off our art work and preparing for the exhibition. There are now several boards in the school hall, all adorned with art work, pictures, photographs and children’s writing. The school hall will be open tomorrow between 10.30am & 4.00pm tomorrow so visitors can come and see the art work […]
On Wednesday 21st June, Robin and Bob from Halfords in Colchester paid the school a visit. They worked with the Swans class to discuss cycle safety. The children learnt how to check different parts of their bike, how to repair a tyre puncture and one lucky child had their bike fixed during the session. Thanks Robin and Bob for […]
On Tuesday 20th June, a selection of Swans took part in the Kwik Cricket tournament at Chantry Park. It was a very warm afternoon, but all the children played well as a team; there was some fantastic batting, some amazing fielding and great fun had by all. Well done children!
This week was National Bike Week. The children joined in with this initiative by riding their bikes, scooters and push-alongs to school. We reminded them of cycling safely (including wearing their cycling helmets) and being road and pedestrian aware. Next week our older children will be involved in a cycling safety session from Halfords. […]