Woodpeckers

Teddy Bears Picnic

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

Children from ABC Pre – School, Kingfishers and Woodpecker Class carried their teddies to the field for a teddy bears picnic. The children had their own box with sandwiches, sausage roll, carrot and cucumber sticks, grapes, bear biscuits and a carton of juice. The children ate their food and really enjoyed and the children all said […]

Trees, Forests and Re-cycling

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Environment, Woodpeckers

Friday  was the turn of the Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They talked all about Arts week and showed their finger paintings of seasonal trees and their forest.  The children from construction club showed their tree models that they’d made and shared their advice on recycling. Well done Woodpeckers!

Christchurch Mansion

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Art & Design, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

Today the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers class visited Christchurch Mansion. The workshops and activities were based around one of Constable’s paintings, ‘The Mill Stream’. The children used their imagination and creative skills to interpret the painting in different ways within their activities. There was a music and movement workshop where the children used instruments […]

Woodpeckers Class Assembly

by | 5 May 2017 | Maths, Woodpeckers

Friday the 12th of May was the Woodpeckers assembly where they shared their work from the last half term. They shared writing, demonstrated some Maths and showed of their French knowledge by singing a song in French! Well done Woodpeckers!  

Book Club

by | 1 Jan 2017 | Extracurricular, Woodpeckers

Children from the Woodpeckers Class joined Miss Jones and Mrs Kite for Book Club. The children enjoyed listening to the story Room On The Broom by Julia Donaldson before doing activities based on the book. The children made their own potions, collecting items from outside and using coloured water. They used their imagination to think what their potion […]

American Football comes to Stratford!

by | 1 Jan 2017 | Classes, Curriculum, Kingfishers, Owls, PE, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday, we had a PE Enrichment day.  Mr Ross came in and taught the children different skills, games, tactics and rules of American Football.  Due to the snowy weather, this had to take place in the school hall, however, lots of learning happened and a lot of fun was had by all!  

Sinbad and Stratford St Mary

by | 1 Jan 2017 | Classes, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Trips, Woodpeckers

Thursday afternoon saw the school visit the New Wolsey theatre to watch Sinbad the Sailor Rock n Roll Panto.  The children and accompanying adults, listened to the songs and talented musicians and laughed at the jokes. Everyone was very well behaved and we all had a great time.

Crafts For West Suffolk Hospital!

by | 12 Dec 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Over the past couple of weeks, all the children have been set homework to create a Christmas decoration/ picture/ card to give to the patients at West Suffolk Hospital to cheer them up during their stay over the Christmas period. Miss Kluge’s Mum is a Ward Sister at the hospital and will deliver them to the patients. […]

Woodpeckers Test their Junk Model Lunchboxes!

by | 12 Dec 2016 | Curriculum, Woodpeckers

Over the past couple of weeks the Woodpeckers have been learning the story of ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunchbox’ as part of their DT. In the story, Mr Grinling receives his lunch every day via a zip line that runs from his house, across the sea to the top window of the light house where he […]

Hobbling, Gobbling and Wobbling in Woodpeckers’ Class Assembly!

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Curriculum, Parents, Woodpeckers

This week was the turn of the Woodpeckers to showcase their work from this half term. They performed the nonsense poem:  ‘Hobble, Gobble Wobble’ By Michael Rosen with actions as well as a poem they had learnt about the months and seasons. The children shared their story ideas about unlikely animal friends who teach each other […]

Christmas Penguin Experience

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Kingfishers, Trips, Woodpeckers

Today the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class took part in a wonderful Christmas educational experience at Colchester Zoo! The children were greeted by a festive elf who helped the children learn all about penguins. They got the chance to observe real penguins up close and watched them eat their breakfast. They were then greeted by […]

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