Swans

Crime Scene in Swans Class!

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Maths, News, Swans

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!

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 […]

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 […]

Kate Greenaway Book Event

by | 6 Jun 2018 | English, News, Swans, Visits

Three of the Swans class recently visited East Bergholt High School to take part in a book event. Before the event, our school and other local primary schools received a book (a different one for each school).  Each school had to present their book to the others before deciding on the overall favourite. Thank you […]

Father’s Day Lunch

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thursday 14th June, saw over 40 dads, grandads and male representatives join us for Father’s Day lunch. Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef meal, followed by apple crumble and custard. It was lovely to see so many of you join us; the children certainly enjoyed showing you the lunch time routines and taking […]

Ocean Art

by | 5 May 2018 | Art & Design, News, Swans

This half term, the Swans have been working on an underwater theme in their Art lessons with Miss Kluge. They have drawn fish in pen and ink,pastel and pencil as well as shell studies and other sea life. The children created sea backgrounds using water colour and added epsom salts to their pictures to create […]

New Lunches

by | 4 Apr 2018 | Facilities, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Yesterday, saw the first of the new Pick N Mix choice for school lunches. There was a variety of foods for the children to choose from and those who had the Pick N mix lunch said it was one of the best lunches they’d eaten! Pick N Mix is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays; the […]

Futsal Fun

by | 4 Apr 2018 | PE, Swans

On Thursday 19th April, some of the Swans class were involved in a Futsal tournament at Inspire, Suffolk. The children played several matches against other schools, scored some goals, conceded some goals, but all had a good time! Well done children.

Egg-cellent Work All Round

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

Children in the school were invited to take part in ‘designing an egg’ competition which was organised by the PTA.  There were many entries and Mrs Allum and Miss Jones were tasked with the very difficult task of choosing a winner from each year group. Well done to all the children who entered the competition […]

Amazing Gymnasts

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

On Friday 23rd March, an Under 7’s team, an Under 9’s team and two Under 11’s teams performed at Westbourne High School. Each team competed against other Suffolk Schools and performed a gymnastics routine to music; there was also some ‘body management’ work.  Mrs Allum spent many hours devising routines, choosing music and training the […]

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