Curriculum

CSI Friday!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Science, Swans, Visits

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 […]

House Challenge Session

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Design Technology, Parents, School Events

This morning the children worked with a family member and created a model of their house. They planned what they were going to do and what they were going to use. They constructed their model using recycled materials. The children used their cutting and sticking skills. The children really enjoyed working with their family member and […]

Tense Table Tennis!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

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 […]

Fantastic Football!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | News, PE, Swans

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 […]

History Detectives

by | 10 Oct 2018 | History, News, Woodpeckers

In History, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Great Fire Of London. They have travelled back in time their time machines to 1666 and learnt all about what life was like. Then they took ownership of their own learning by being challenged to use research methods to see if they could find out what happened […]

Autumn Trees

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Art & Design, Environment

The children created their own autumn tree. They went outside to look at the colours of the trunks and decided on green, brown and black. Back inside they tried very hard to colour inside the lines of the picture of the tree trunk. The children discussed what colour the leaves are in Autumn and decided […]

Leaf Person

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Art & Design, Environment, Facilities

The children listened to and watched the story of Leaf Man. The children got their waterproof trousers and wellies on and walked sensibly to the outside wild area following Miss Jones. The children were given the task to collect different natural objects so they could create their own ‘Leaf Person’. The children were very proud […]

Football Fun!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

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 […]

Owls Shared Learning Session

by | 10 Oct 2018 | History, Owls, Parents, School Events

On Thursday 4th October, the Owls class were joined by their parents for a shared learning session. The children had to work with their parents and family members to research and produce information posters about the Vikings to tie in with our History topic. The children really enjoyed working with their adults and demonstrating their previous learning. […]

Confusing Computing!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Computing, Swans, Visitors

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 […]

Target Throwing

by | 9 Sep 2018 | PE

During the PE session with Mr Bassett, the children took part in challenges relating to targets. They rolled the ball to each other trying to get the ball between their friends legs and then they threw the bean bag trying to get it into the hoop each time. All the children displayed lots of determination and focus […]

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!

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