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 […]
At the beginning of this half term, our Year 5 children were put through their paces during their 2-day Bikeability course. Mr Ross and Mr Hooley taught the children the necessary skills to be safe on their bikes – firstly in the playground and then whilst out on the road. All the children passed their […]
In Science, we have been looking at all things Space! We have looked at the solar system, astronomers and the Earth and Moon. To finish off the unit, we made models that show the movement of the moon and its path of travel around the Earth.
Recently in Swans class, the children have been investigating prime numbers. They had to work out how many prime numbers there are between 1-100, using everything they had learnt; multiples, factors and their times tables! To make it more fun, it was a competition with prizes. Congratulations to our winners!
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 […]
On Friday 12th October, the year 6’s of Swans class ventured out to East Bergholt High School to help solve the mystery of the disappearing watch! The children had to whittle down the suspects by trying their hands at DNA extraction using pineapple juice; blood sampling, where they had to discover who shared the same […]
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 […]
On Thursday, it was the girls’ turn to compete at the U11 Football Tournament at Whitton Sports Centre. They had a great time, gaining confidence after every match and playing some excellent counter-attacking football. Unfortunately we didn’t manage to score, but we did brilliantly in keeping 4 clean sheets due to a combination of solid […]
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 […]
On Friday, a selection of computing enthusiasts from the Swans class spent the day working with Chris Calver from Rapid Electronics Ltd, who is a Vex Robotics Expert. The children worked together building, coding and practising manoeuvring their robots to complete this year’s Vex IQ Challenge – Next Level. The challenge involves designing, building and […]
This week in maths, Swans class were shocked to learn of a ‘murder’ that had taken place in our class. The children had 45 minutes to solve the mystery using their rounding and problem solving skills. They did a brilliant job and solved the case within the time limit! Fantastic work Detectives!
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 […]