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!

Year 6 @ BT

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Computing, Science, Swans, Trips

On Friday 16th March, the Swans class visited Adastral Park, Martlesham, where BT were celebrating British Science Week. The children were taken on a tour around the showcase area and were introduced to the latest innovations and technologies from around the world such as video analytics, augmented reality, holograms, hand gestures and double robotics. After […]

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 […]

Basketball Festival

by | 2 Feb 2018 | PE, Swans

Tuesday 20th February saw 9 Swans represent our school in the Small Schools Basketball Festival at Inspire Suffolk. All the children played well and showed great skill and teamwork.  Well done!  

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 […]

Mexican Cooking in the Swans

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Classes, Curriculum, Swans

This week the Swans have studied Mexican cuisine as part of their ‘Global Food’ DT topic. They learnt about foods from Mexico and yesterday they made Nachos with Miss Kluge. The children followed a recipe to make their own guacamole and salsa for their nachos. The children learnt vegetable preparation skills such as ‘the bridge method’ […]

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 […]

Swans Make Spring Rolls!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Swans

This half term,  the Swans have been learning about ‘Global Food’ as part of their Design and Technology topic with Miss Kluge. They have looked at different foods from around the world and thought about similarities between countries. They have looked at eating healthily and the ‘eat-well plate’. On Friday 26th January,  the Swans looked […]

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 […]

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 […]

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