Kingfishers Class welcomed Mr Banner from Pentagon Play into their outdoor classroom to do some measuring. We are hoping to secure a grant so we can improve the Kingfishers outside classroom. The children enjoyed finding out about the trundle wheel and how big the outside classroom was.
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 […]
The children have enjoyed a variety of sessions in the outdoor environment this half term. The children have been working hard to complete activities for the RSPB Wild Challenge. The children have enjoyed doing the ‘Bird Watch’ and spotting different birds. The children have made bird cakes, animal homes and enjoyed recording the weather. Great […]
Stratford St Mary recently hosted a Fencing Festival which saw 4 children from our school work with children from 2 other primary schools. Over the last few weeks, they have learnt new techniques, vocabulary and skills. Thank you Mr Banner for organising the tournament and Mr Leroux for teaching the children – they all had a lovely […]
The children made cupcakes for Spencer Bear’s birthday. The children were very keen to help, following the recipe. First they put the bun cases into the tins. Then they helped by weighing the ingredients, sieving the flour, cracking eggs, folding the flour and mixing the eggs to create the cake mixture. They helped put the […]
The School Council met with Mrs Carney to discuss the designs for the new village playground. They were shown two designs and were given the opportunity to say which one they liked the best and why. A really good discussion followed and Mrs Carney took the School Councils thoughts and ideas back to the playground […]
The mud kitchen was open for business today, for Kingfishers Class! They were all very excited and listened carefully to the mud kitchen rules. When they were outside and were playing with the kitchen they independently changed their shoes for welly boots and with adult support put on an apron. They dug the mud using […]
The JRSO’s felt the need to run a scooter ability club as many children bring their scooters to school and need some reminders of how to travel safely. The weather was fine this Friday so Scooter Ability Club took place. Children from Kingfisher and Woodpecker class took part. The JRSO’s did a quick safety check […]
This term children from the Kingfisher and Woodpecker Class have had the opportunity to attend the Multi sports after school club which is being run by Premier Sports. The children are trying different sports, working together and learning new skills. The children are really enjoying the sessions.
It may have been a bit wet but it didn’t deter the handful of hardened gardeners who turned up on Saturday to do some tidying up in the school grounds. It was a fun and productive few hours and we managed to clear the area where the compost bins are and get piles of leaves […]
The children enjoyed another Forest School session. They recapped over the rules and learnt some extra rules as they were going to have a fire. The children got actively involved collecting sticks for the fire. Leanne told the children how to make a fire and the children listened and watched carefully. During the session the […]
The Kingfisher Class visited Hall Farm today looking for signs of Spring. The children followed the farm trail and they saw daffodils, buds on trees, lambs and calves. The children were allowed to feed the baby lambs using a bottle of milk; they really enjoyed doing this and the lambs were very hungry. The children also visited the café […]