Community

News or posts involving the wider community. e.g open days, engagement with other groups etc

Stranger Danger

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Visitors

Denise, the PCSO, came to speak to the Kingfishers about Strangers. They learnt that a stranger is somebody we do not know or trust. They also learnt that they should never go anywhere with a stranger, never take anything from a stranger, never go in a strangers vehicle and to always inform a trusted adult […]

Walk To School Week

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, JRSO

This week, the children and parents have been participating in ‘Walk to School Week’. The JRSO’s challenged everyone in our school to walk every day during Walk to School Week so we could have a car free zone in Strickmere. Staff provided a ‘Walking Bus’ from both ends of Strickmere to encourage the children and […]

Owls’ Drowning Prevention Training

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Owls, Visitors

On Wednesday 9th May, two lifeguards from Hadleigh pool came to deliver a Drowning Prevention training session to the Owls class. The children were taught what the different flags that you see on the beach meant, and practised spotting dangers in various locations. They looked at some of the equipment that can be used to […]

Hall Farm Visit

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Trips

The children walked sensibly in pairs up to Hall Farm. They followed instructions and stayed in their pairs, walking slowly across the road when told to do so. They arrived at the farm and were met by the farmer who led them around the farm trail. They looked at the animals and asked questions, listening to […]

Sunflowers

by | 4 Apr 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Science

The children in Kingfishers Class were very excited as Miss Jones had entered them in to a competition to grow the tallest sunflower. The competition is being run by Fillpots Garden Centre. The children got busy planting the seeds. The children will be caring for the sunflower seeds by making sure the pots are in a […]

Palm Sunday

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Community

Please see the note regarding the forthcoming event in the community.

Crossing The Road

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Community, JRSO

The JRSOs visited Kingfishers Class this afternoon to remind the children how to cross the road safely. The children were reminded to cross the road with their parent/adult. They were reminded to wait for their parent, stand by the kerb, look and listen at all times, hold hands with their parents, to keep looking whilst […]

Tractor Visit

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Visitors

Farmer James visited our school today and brought his Massey Ferguson tractor for us to look at. He told us about what he does and about the food that he grows. The children asked Farmer James questions and they had the opportunity to sit in the tractor. The children really enjoyed the experience of learning […]

Pen Pals

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Visitors

The Kingfisher Class welcomed their Pen Pals to school on Monday. The children have been writing letters to the children in Ash Class at Eyke Primary School. The children enjoyed meeting their Pen Pal and finding out all about them. The children worked with their Pen Pal finding different shapes around the school. They also […]

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 […]

Crossroads @ ABC Pre School

by | 11 Nov 2017 | Community, JRSO, Swans, Visits

The JRSOs visited ABC Pre School to teach the children how to cross the road safely. The JRSOs demonstrated to the children how to do it correctly and supported the children to walk across the road. The children really enjoyed having the JRSOs visit them. Well done JRSOs, great work.  

Road Safety Week

by | 11 Nov 2017 | Classes, Community, JRSO, Visitors

Today we had a visit from PCSO Denise Ford. She worked with the JRSOs looking at the parking outside the school gates this morning. The JRSOs issued tickets to cars which commented on how well they were parked. The JRSOs were pleased to report all cars got a happy smiley face. PCSO Denise Ford then visited Kingfishers […]

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