Mrs Marshall

Owls’ Deforestation Experiment

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Owls, Science

This half term, the Owls are doing a Science topic on Scientists and Inventors. The first person we looked at was Gerald Durrell and his conservation work in Madagascar. We did an experiment to show why deforestation was having such a devastating effect on Madagascar. We filled three bottles: one with compost and seedlings, one […]

Year 4 Science Day

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Owls, Science, Trips

On Wednesday 12th July, all the Year 4s, along with those from other schools in our pyramid, attended a special, rocket-themed Science day at East Bergholt High School. Over the day, the children learnt how to build and launch their own water rockets. I’m proud to say that Stratford’s rockets stayed in the air the […]

Latitude!

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Science, Trips

On Friday 14th July, the Owls class visited the Latitude Festival. For the first part of the day we explored the Kids’ Area, where we took part in art and craft activities, painted our faces, handled snakes and had our faces painted. We then split into two groups. Mr Wheals’ group took part in a Science […]

Arts Week Day 3

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Art & Design

Today the Owls class started creating their own versions of Constable’s ‘The Haywain’ ready for the exhibition at the end of the week. The children had to select the medium of their choice, from sketching pencils, oil pencils, watercolour paint and collage, to recreate the picture. Swans class looked at a number of paintings by […]

Cooking in the Owls

by | 4 Apr 2017 | Uncategorised

On Wednesday 26th April, as part of our Edible Garden unit in DT, the Owls class made their own pesto. The children got to practise many skills, such as crushing garlic, snipping basil and grating cheese. What they enjoyed most was crushing the ingredients with Mrs Marshall’s pestle and mortar! Our cook, Rachel, very kindly […]

Schools’ Farm and Country Show

by | 4 Apr 2017 | Uncategorised

On Thursday 20th April, the Owls class attended the Schools’ Farm And Country Show at Trinity Park in Ipswich. We spent the morning looking at a range of farm machinery, where we got the chance to ask the farmer a lot of questions. We even got to ride a tractor around the ground. All the […]

Volcanoes & Addition

by | 3 Mar 2017 | Geography, Owls, Science

On Friday 10th March, it was once again the Owls Class Assembly. The children read out some of their writing, and demonstrated their knowledge of Maths, Science and Geography. As always, we were very proud of all the children, and would like to thank all the parents and relatives that attended.  

An Exciting Day for the Owls!

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Classes

On Friday 18th November, two exciting events happened in the Owls class. In the morning, as part of our Geography work, we took a walk around the village. We drew sketch maps as we went and used a trundle wheel to measure the distances between places. In the afternoon, we had our Class Assembly. The […]

Music For Youth Primary Prom

by | 10 Oct 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Trips

On Monday 10th October, the Owls class went to the Music For Youth Primary Prom at Snape Maltings Concert Hall. The programme kicked off with Springwood High School Big Band. This was followed by Uke ‘n Toot ‘n Tap, a primary school music group who played ukeleles , ocarinas and tuned percussion, as well as […]

Blackberry Picking

by | 10 Oct 2016 | Owls

On Wednesday 28th September, the Owls class went blackberry picking around the village. As well as picking lots of delicious blackberries, Mr Wheals taught the children how to recognise some other sorts of autumn berries and plants. The fruit that we collected is going to be frozen and the children will be cooking with it […]

Owls Class Assembly

by | 9 Sep 2016 | Owls

On Friday 23rd September, it was the Owls Class’s turn to show their work from the term so far. The children read their stories, showed their artwork, performed dialogues in French and demonstrated Science experiments. But the highlight of the assembly was the children performing what they have been doing in their weekly violin lessons. […]

Gardening in the Swans

by | 5 May 2016 | Classes

On Monday afternoon, the Swans spent the afternoon doing some gardening around the school grounds. The children got stuck in to planting, weeding and watering, as well as collecting wood for a bonfire. They also worked on finishing the design for our garden competition entry, which will be shown at the Suffolk Show during half […]

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