Owls

Stratford St Mary School Remembers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visits, Woodpeckers

On Monday 12th November all the children walked down to the church. Whilst there, we saw the the amazing displays which commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the ending of World War 1; we also saw the nine ‘There but not there’ soldiers sitting in the pews. The children read about the 9 brave men […]

Remembrance Day Medals

by | 11 Nov 2018 | English, History, News, Owls

This week in school is Remembrance Week. As part of this topic, the Owls class made Remembrance Day medals. The children had to listen to Mrs Marshall very carefully and follow her instructions. To tie in with their Literacy work, the children then wrote instructions for how to make the medals. Well done Owls!

Harvest Assembly

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 18th October we hosted our annual harvest assembly.  The children sang a variety of songs, read poems from William Shakespeare, John McCrae and Emily Bronte as well as telling us about harvest around the world. It was lovely seeing so many of you join us for the occasion. Thank you for your kind […]

Tense Table Tennis!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Friday, 8 children from Swans and Owls class travelled to St Jo’s College in Ipswich to compete in the U11 Table Tennis Tournament. The children played against Beaumont, Morland, St Pancras, Brittania, St Jo’s College and Holbrook Primary. All of the children enjoyed the experience, picking up a few wins along the way. A […]

Football Fun!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Thursday, 14 children from Owls and Swans class made the trip to Whitton Sports Centre to participate in the annual U11 Football Tournament. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience, battling hard in each game, showing a great attitude, sportsmanship and encouraging each other – all qualities we value in sport at SSMP. The boys […]

Owls Shared Learning Session

by | 10 Oct 2018 | History, Owls, Parents, School Events

On Thursday 4th October, the Owls class were joined by their parents for a shared learning session. The children had to work with their parents and family members to research and produce information posters about the Vikings to tie in with our History topic. The children really enjoyed working with their adults and demonstrating their previous learning. […]

Kandinsky and Banksy Inspire Stratford Artists

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

In Art club, the children have been learning about different artists and their style of work. The first week we looked at Bansky and created some graffiti art using stencils (Banksy’s preferred methods) and the second week we looked at Kandinsky and his abstract art work.  The children looked in particular to Kandinsky’s circles work […]

Magnet Games

by | 9 Sep 2018 | News, Owls, Science

In Science, the Owls have been learning about Forces and Magnets. The children had to work in pairs to design a game that would work using magnetic force. They really enjoyed the task, working well in their pairs and enjoying the chance to demonstrate their scientific knowledge, with some very impressive results.

Owls Dance

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Curriculum, Owls, PE

This half term, the Owls class are working on some dance activities on the theme Extreme Earth. We started by looking at Volcanoes. The children worked in pairs to show the four stages of a volcanic eruption (still volcano, gentle rumbling, explosion, lava trickling). The music we used was Vivaldi Techno. The children worked really […]

Our Day Out in London

by | 7 Jul 2018 | News, Owls, Swans, Trips, Visits, Woodpeckers

What an amazing day Years  2-6 had in London. Sightseeing on the coach, a trip to the Imperial War Museum for some, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms for others (and a look at Horse Guards Parade – as well as watching them change the guards) before meeting up at St James Park for […]

RAF 100 Years Fly Past

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Tuesday 10th July, the children gathered on the field to watch the RAF100 fly past.  The children waved flags as the planes passed overhead. The Red Arrows left a trail of red, white and blue and another planes tilted its wings and flashed its light! It certainly was a spectacular sight.

Network Rail

by | 6 Jun 2018 | JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

This week, the children welcomed two visitors from Network Rail. Our visitors spoke to the children about the dangers of railway tracks. They were told that many people take shortcuts or trespass on Britain’s railways. The visitors told them about different incidents that take place like young people playing chicken, vandalism such as spraying graffiti and throwing of […]