Sunny Fun

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Whilst the weather was still cold, this didn’t stop the children having fun in the sun today.  From catching cups to circus tricks and balancing logs the children certainly made the most of the dry weather!

Exploring Turns

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Maths, News, Owls

This week, in Maths, Year Three have been investigating turns. We practised quarter, half, three-quarter and full turns. Some of the key vocabulary we practised included: right angle, degrees, clockwise and anti-clockwise. To put our learning into practice, we positioned four different stuffed animals around the classroom. The children had to plan a set of […]

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 7th March we welcomed our mums (or a female representative) to our Mother’s Day Lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef dinner and oaty fruit crunch for pudding.  The mums also got the chance to play outside!. Thank you for coming and having lunch with us, thanks to Rachel and Georgina […]

Spiders, Trains, Rainforests and Bodies

by | 3 Mar 2018 | News, Owls

On Thursday 8th March, it was the Owls’ turn to do their class assembly. The children shared their Literacy work, which included non-chronological reports about spiders whilst others reported information about famous steam trains, which is part of our current History topic. They also presented information posters about rainforests, and showed their art work, on the […]

Chinese New Year House Groups

by | 2 Feb 2018 | House Groups, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This afternoon the children worked into their house groups learning about Chinese New Year. Hedgehogs learnt a song about Chinese New Year and played instruments. They also said a poem and danced like a dragon. Badgers looked at the zodiac calendar and tried hard to write the animal names in Chinese. Otters retold the story […]

Internet Safety Day

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

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 […]

Glorious Gala

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

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 […]

Singing at the O2!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans, Trips

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 […]

Owls Parent- Child Sharing Session

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Owls, Parents

On Thursday 25th January, the Owls class held a parent-child sharing session. The adults and children worked together to create a poster about the layers of the rainforest, to tie in with the work we had been doing in Geography. Everyone got really involved in the task and the children really enjoyed explaining their learning […]

A Midwife Crisis

by | 12 Dec 2017 | Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

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.  

Walk To School

by | 11 Nov 2017 | Community, Environment, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

As part of Road Safety Week the children have been encouraged to walk to school. The teachers provided a ‘Walking Bus’ from each end of Strickmere so as many children as possible could walk to school. Walking to school keeps us healthy and it helps protect the environment. Thank you to all the children and […]

Brightness Day

by | 11 Nov 2017 | JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

The children put on their brightest clothes for Brightness Day. The children donated £1 for the Brake road safety charity. Thank you very much for your donations, we raised £75. In the assembly the JRSOs awarded certificates and prizes to the brightest dressed child in each class and to the brightest dressed teacher. They also […]

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