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A Growth Mindset

Confidence, resilience, independence and perseverance. An integral part of our learning and school life.

Physical and Mental Well-being

“You place a strong emphasis on developing pupils’ physical and mental well-being.”


Ofsted 2017

Gold

We have been awarded a GOLD mark from The School Sports Games. Recognition for the amount of sport within curriculum and extra-curricular time.

Our Vision

Read about our vision for the school and how we will achieve it.

Foxes, Badgers, Hedgehogs & Otters

Find out about our house groups and the scores on the leaderboard.

A Creative Curriculum

Discover themes that the children are exploring through curriculum subjects.

Warm & Caring

“The warm and caring atmosphere ensures that pupils feel very safe….. Pupils enjoy coming to school and this is reflected in their high levels of attendance.”


Ofsted 2017

Green Flag Award

We’ve achieved the Eco-Schools highest standard, the Green Flag. Less than 5% of schools in the UK achieve this standard.

Our Results

See how our results compare to other schools locally and nationally.

Individual Needs

“The small size of the school means that teachers know all pupils very well and plan work to meet their individual needs within the mixed-age classes.”


Ofsted 2017

Our Awards

We are very proud of the awards and recognition that our school has gained.

Take a Look Around

Use our interactive map to see the spaces and facilities we have at our school.

Learning Without Limits

Stratford St Mary Primary School is a small village primary, set in approximately three acres of land and situated in the heart of the village.  We sit in the Stratford Vale (AONB), on the edge of the Suffolk/Essex border, just off the A12.

We are proud of our little school, our children and our links to the local community. We are committed to enabling every child to ‘Learn without Limits.’ Come and visit us!

At Stratford St Mary Primary School, we take safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns about a child in school, please contact the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead who is Mrs Karen Bilner (also PREVENT lead) or the Alternative Designated Officer who is Miss Rachelle Jones. The Designated Safeguarding Governor is Mrs Hilary Cairns.

If you need any further information, would like a paper copy of any of the information on the website or would like to view our school, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Karen Bilner   –  Headteacher.

About Our School

Stratford St Mary is a village located in Suffolk, close to the Essex border with excellent transport links to both Colchester and Ipswich, due to the close proximity of the A12.

Our primary school is in the heart of the village. We educate approximately 90 pupils aged 4-11 and there is an independent pre-school based on site. We are a family orientated, caring school providing an excellent and enjoyable education which enables all children to achieve their full potential.

School News

Winter

Winter

This week the reception children have been learning about the season Winter . They have been finding wintery objects outside while completing Maths challenges. They have been on a winter hunt looking for different items and completing a checklist. They have also been...

Skellig ‘Feathers’

Skellig ‘Feathers’

The Swans have been doing observational drawings of feathers to create their English display. They will be using David Almond’s book ‘Skellig’ as a medium for their writing this term.  

A Miracle in Town

A Miracle in Town

The children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class performed A Miracle in Town to a packed audience in Stratford St Mary church. The children had lots of fun entertaining the audience with their version of the nativity and were in good voice singing the fun songs. Well...

Colchester Zoo Penguin Experience

Colchester Zoo Penguin Experience

Kingfishers Class took part in a wonderful Christmas educational experience at Colchester Zoo. The children were greeted by a festive elf who helped them learn all about penguins. The children observed two real penguins up close to test what they had learnt. Father...

It’s Good To Grow From Morrisons

It’s Good To Grow From Morrisons

A big thank you to everyone who helped us to collect the tokens from Morrisons part of the 'It's Good to Grow' scheme. We collected 2286 tokens. We are using the tokens to purchase heated propagators. We look forward to using them to help us grow lots of plants. Thank...

Observational Drawings

Observational Drawings

The Swans have being doing observational drawings of migratory birds. This week we used magnifying glasses to look closely at the colour and texture of the feathers. We then used watercolour paints to paint over our sketches. The children used a variety of drawing...

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