Mrs Bilner

Poetry Success

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Achievements, English, Swans

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!  

Table Tennis

by | 10 Oct 2017 | PE, Swans

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.  

Swans Visit the Coast

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Geography, Swans, Visits

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 […]

Cinderella & Rockerfella

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Trips

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 […]

Swans Residential Trip to PGL

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Swans, Trips

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, […]

Arts Week – Day 5 & Exhibition

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Art & Design

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 […]

Thank you Halfords!

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Community

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 […]

Kwik Cricket

by | 6 Jun 2017 | PE

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!

National Bike Week

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Uncategorised

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.   […]

Father’s Day Lunch

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Uncategorised

Thursday 15th June saw just short of 50 dads, granddads and uncles join us for our annual Father’s Day lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast dinner, followed by a favourite of cornflake cake and custard (brought back happy memories for our visitors). The visitors then enjoyed some time outside joining in with some […]

Hidden History

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Uncategorised

As an introduction to ArtsWeek, Owls and Swans visited Flatford Mill. They were involved in a variety of activities: searching the local area for clues about John Constable and the past, taking part in drama sessions to learn about John Constable and his family, looking at the mill and the water where he created his famous […]

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